Head of Technical - Residential - Devon

Devon, England • Highly competitive salary plus car allowance and benefits • Permanent • Housing Development

Thatcher Associates are excited to be working alongside an expanding and established developer based in Devon, assisting them to find a new Technical Director. If you are seeking the chance to further your career with a growing, respected house builder then please read on.

About the developer:

Established regional developer who delivers quality residential developments across the Devon and further regions of the South West. This new homes developer are seeking a strong, residential technical individual to enhance their and lead their current deign and technical team.

Main Responsibilities:

As the Regional Technical Manager/Technical Director, it is your duty to champion all residential developments from concept through to construction phase. You will oversee this function and manage a technical team. You will play a pivotal role in pushing out the cultural development of the company. 

You will also work closely with the Managing Director and other divisional heads ensuring that suitable developments are being brought into the business. If you have an entrepreneurial mind-set and keen to introduce new systems and procedures, these are warmly welcomed. It is important to note, the developer has live schemes which you and your team will need to see through to the end. 
  • Assisting Estimators, the Pre Development Manager on appraisals and due diligence
  • Overseeing planning applications (typically these are outsourced to consultancies, however, you would be responsible for ensuring regulations were kept to)
  • Ensuring that each build is complying with regulations, within deadlines and to budget – as well as obtaining Section 104 & 38 agreements
  • Overseeing the day-to-day running of all sites, from a technical bias (and directly managing 3 of your own sites)
  • Ensuring CMLs and building regulations are signed off on time
  • Ensuring that targets are met, deadlines are kept to and production is at a strong level

Do you have what it takes?
If you have experience within housing developments (to include high rise) and keen to take on a varied role – then this opportunity is worth pursuing! You will need passion, drive and a long-term vision for this role to be successful. 

Essential experience and skill-set:
  • Held similar role as Technical Manager/Senior Technical Manager/Technical Director
  • Residential/housing experience
  • Architectural or engineering grounding
  • Experience working within with major PLC or small house builder environment. 
  • Previous managerial experience
  • Self-starter attitude
  • Personable
  • Fully accustomed to legal sectional agreements, NHBC standards, strong connections/relationships with Local Authorities
  • Client facing ability.
  • A generous basic salary
  • Car allowance or company car
  • 25 days’ annual leave
  • Pension
  • Health-care
How to apply?

If you are interested in becoming part of this developers strong and tight-knit team, then express your interest today. If you’d like the chance to have an informal, non-committal chat then get in touch with Fiona Corbett via phone - 0117 934 9555 or via LinkedIn.

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