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Technical Director - Dorset

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  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Up to £110,000 + Bonus, Car Allowance, Healthcare & Benefits
  • Ref 12082
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Technical Director Job in Dorset (Hybrid Working)

An opportunity for an experienced Technical Director with a background working for a national or regional housebuilder to join their Southern West regional office.

Our client is a large national property development business with an annual turnover in excess of £400 million delivering over 2500 new homes across all regions. Reporting to the regional MD, the Technical Director will be responsible for managing the technical department and the coordination of architectural and engineering design within the Regional hubs.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the performance of the team in delivering technical design and approvals required for all projects within the region
  • Advise the Regional MD on changes in technical matters and provide technical support to other members of the Regional Leadership team
  • Delivery of an engineering strategy for each project and to maximise value and manage cost at every design stage
  • Manage all designs to ensure forecast Regional financial completion numbers are achieved.
  • Ensure training and development of technical staff
  • Manage a programme all work to ensure the Region’s approved forecasts are achieved

Required Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience as a Technical Director or in a senior leadership role within the technical department of a national or regional housebuilder
  • Extensive experience required in the Design Construction, Project Management of Civil Engineering and Infrastructure
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the construction process for a wide variety of buildings, from low-rise, standard housing product to mid-rise, complex apartment and mixed-use schemes
  • Working knowledge of planning procedures, development control and building regulations requirements
  • Ability to manage consortium and specialist complex consortium development projects
  • Ability to conduct feasibility studies, preparation of fee budget estimates, land purchase packs
  • Ideally hold an appropriate degree level qualification – BSc Engineering, Construction Management. Membership of relevant professional body – Chartered Engineer/Builder

What you get back

  • Salary £100,000 – £110,000
  • 30% Bonus
  • £8400 Car Allowance or Company Car
  • Private Medical
  • Pension
  • Extensive flexible benefits package


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.
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Technical Director Job – South West England – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Job Ref: 12082)

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