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Technical Manager - Southampton, Hampshire

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  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Up to £79,500 + 20% bonus + £6,700 car allowance
  • Ref 13076
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Technical Manager Job in Southampton, Hampshire

I have a Technical Manager job with a developer in their South West regional office in the Southampton area. The client is looking for an experienced Technical Manager or Design Manager with a background from a volume housebuilder. A candidate who is within travelling distance to Dorset and the Southampton area would be ideal.

Our client is a large national property development business with an annual turnover in excess of £400 million delivering over 2,500 new homes across all regions. Reporting to the Regional Technical Director, the Technical Manager will be responsible for managing the technical aspects of various residential developments and the coordination of architectural and engineering design within the regional hubs.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Provide design specifications for regional developments
  • Support the Technical Director and other members of the technical team
  • Manage a number of projects at different stages of development
  • Involvement in land feasibility through to construction
  • Manage the production of working drawings
  • Manage external consultants
  • Assist in the detailed planning applications.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience as a Technical Manager or Design Manager for 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
  • Expert knowledge in CDM and building regulations
  • 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

  • Up to £79,500
  • 20% Bonus
  • £6,700 Car Allowance or Company Car
  • Hybrid working
  • Pension
  • Extensive flexible benefits package.


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Technical Manager Job in Southampton, Hampshire – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Job Ref: 13076)

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