Head of Technical - Modular Buildings - Suffolk

psd group
Salary to attract the best
18 May 2021
15 Jun 2021
PR/362439 AG
Contract Type
Full Time

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Head of Technical to work for a fast-growing innovative off-site construction company.
This is an opportunity to join a reputable and innovative business and be part of its continuous success. Due to the ongoing growth, this company is currently looking to expand its delivery capability with the appointment of a Head of Technical.
As a member of the company’s Technical team, you will be responsible for managing multi-disciplinary Technical, Design, Planning and Engineering teams, to deliver safe, sustainable, and coordinated projects to an agreed scope, programme, and budget.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of all technical services, including all technical, engineering, and architectural aspects of the business from land acquisition through to site completions and final adoptions.
  • Ensure the technical team are fully resourced and well directed with a clear understanding of their own job responsibilities and that they are supported in achieving these with appropriate training and development and the organisation of the department’s workload.
  • Manage the pre-construction process, producing technical design solutions that maximise the potential returns from the development by ensuring all technical problems are effectively addressed. 
  • Ensure adherence to current regulations, identify and promote products or building practices that will cost effectively achieve these. 
  • Ensure timely production of working drawings, site engineering and technical details to allow the build programmes and overall strategic programmes to be met. 
  • Undertake the role of Principal Designer under CDM regulations ensuring that sites can be safely built and managed by the Construction team. 
  • Manage the provision of statutory services for the development, ensuring timely connections in line with build programmes. 
  • Manage the adoption of roads and sewers, ensuring timely adoption and release of bonds. 
  • Work effectively as part of the senior management team and take a “whole company” perspective to managing issues.

An ideal candidate has experience in managing Technical department, leading multiple projects from conception to completion across varied sectors and methods of construction. He/she will also possess: 

  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of a construction project
  • Construction qualifications desirable (RIBA, Meng, RICS etc.)
  • Track record of success managing a Technical/Engineering Team
  • Thorough knowledge of BOPAS and NHBC accreditations as well as fire safety etc
  • Experience being the number one Technical Lead on various residential, commercial, and education projects.
  • Strong commercial and communication skills; liaising with clients, consultants and various pre-construction & construction teams

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please contact Anna Gromadzka in confidence at 0207 970 9789 or email anna.gromadzka@psdgroup.com