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Technical Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Gleeson Homes have an excellent opportunity for a Technical Manager to join an established team within our Gateshead office. As a key member of the team you will play an integral part in the continuing success of this Area Office.

Role Responsibility

  • Provide technical support to the land and development teams to assist during feasibility studies.
  • Procure road and sewer designs, external works, private drainage, and, FFL’s in line with a brief produced by you.
  • Review and value engineer the infrastructure designs.
  • Identify new external consultants to supplement the current panel, agree fees, the scope of service, capability, timescales and deliverability. Formally appoint such consultants.
  • Produce a detailed design programme which identifies key dates and a critical path.
  • Procure foundation schedules in line with the geotechnical reports ensuring the most cost effective solutions are identified.
  • Procure remediation strategies taking into consideration the geotechnical report, infrastructure requirements and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage all consultants to ensure the flow of information is within the agreed timescales and in accordance with the programme.
  • Coordination of adoption agreements for roads and sewers in a timely manner.
  • Respond to site queries and resolve technical/construction problems.
  • Interact with statutory bodies, local authorities and external consultants with regards to the satisfactory discharge of planning conditions within an agreed time frame.
  • Control the submission of building regulations and warranty applications.
  • Coordinate transfer plans, management plans for estate sales packs, liaising with Solicitors and Sales Department.
  • Appointment of management companies using and implementing the group procedure.

The Ideal Candidate

  • The role requires a strong technical knowledge base ideally from a technical design background of either architectural or civil engineering (preferably both)
  • Knowledge of the housebuilding industry gained preferably with a high volume house builder
  • Educated to HNC/HND level in a construction related qualification
  • Possess strong negotiation and communication skills
  • A broad technical understanding

Package Description

  • Generous holiday entitlement of 26 days per annum + bank holidays
  • Choice of company car or car allowance
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Holiday Buy Back Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Healthshield membership
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • The opportunity to join our Share Purchase Plan upon completion of a year working with Gleeson

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