Technical Manager Job at Vistry Partnerships – in Durley

Job Description

Role Overview:
In a Nutshell:
We have a fantastic oppourtunity for a Technical Manager to join our team at Drew Smith working from the office at Durely, Southampton. As a Technical Manager, you will be able to demonstrate a practical, thorough, pro-active and efficient approach to design development and management. Working within a team from the inception of a project through to its completion.

The role provides team members with inclusive responsibility for technical project management, located primarily within the company’s head office in Durley, Southampton, but with a requirement to attend site on frequency and extraneous occasions. The technical team work collaboratively to deliver considered and buildable design solutions, within agreed programme constraints to our project teams, with assistance from a selected and monitored consultant supply chain.

We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.

Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

Competitive basic salary and annual bonus

Company car, car allowance or travel allowance

Agile working arrangements possible for this role

28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 days per annum

Free private healthcare from your start date

Company contributory pension scheme

Life assurance – 3 x your annual salary

Sharesave scheme

Cycle to work scheme – up to £3000

Support with a professional membership

Denplan, GymFlex and many more…

In return, what we would like from you…

Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality

The ability to manage a design and/or technical team

The ability to work thoroughly and efficiently within a collaborative team environment.

Commitment to delivering information in line with agreed programmes, often in a pressured environment.

An organised and prioritised working discipline dealing and managing tasks effectively and sequentially.

A sound technical understanding of relevant industry guidance, coupled with an aptitude to learn, obtain and retain information as required within the role.

Relevant Design & Construction experience within a Contracting/Development organisation.

Professional Qualifications & Development (Degree, HND/HNC, CPD).

Site based Construction Experience preceding and Design orientated roles.

More about the Senior Technical Manager role…

Pre-Contract Technical input: design feasibility/review, value engineering, planning surveys, energy strategy, sustainability, construction techniques and other elements as required by the Regional Development Director and/or Technical and Preconstruction Director.

Manage & oversee the team of Design Managers to deliver key outputs for the business on time.

Client EOI/ITT/PQQ and Tender Submission support to the new business, pre-contract, and estimating teams.

Commission the Pre-Construction Stage Planning and Feasibility Reports; Arboriculture, Archaeological, Acoustic, Ecology, Fire Risk Assessment, Flood Risk Assessment, Traffic & Transport, Soil Investigation, Soakage Tests.

Production, Management, and Review of the Design and Pre-Construction Programmes.

Produce the Schedule of Service Document(s) for Designer/Consultant Appointments, Liaise with QS over Appointment & Warranty Completion.

Chair and Organise Periodic Design Team Meetings (DTM), M&E Client Design Meetings, collate and distribute minutes.

Efficiently Value Engineer Design Proposals in Conjunction with other members of the Project Team.

Ensure Design and Contractual Standards; Employers Requirements, HQI Information, Addendum Specifications are adhered to during the Design Stages and issue relevant information to the Project Team.

Manage the Production and Review of Design Information and Details during the Pre-Contract and Construction Phase.

Oversee the technical approval process and provide input to secure sectional agreements across all regional projects in a timely manner.

Manage & Monitor estate completion schedules, registers & bonds.

Finally, let’s tell you about us…

Vistry Group came together at the start of 2020, bringing together the energy, talent and deep-rooted experience of Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships. With a wide range of skills, experience and backgrounds – we have come together to live our values of Integrity, Caring and Quality.

We are all about people, and it is our people, around 3000 of us, who have created a UK top-five housebuilder, with a five-star rating. We care about the wellbeing of our people and we value diversity and inclusion, seeking to create a supportive, dynamic environment where talented and dedicated people can develop their career.

Inclusion and diversity are paramount to us here at Vistry Group – we firmly believe that this culture nurtures stronger performances across the wider business. All of our applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s. If you require assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during your application process with us, then please do not hesitate to contact us – we will always be happy to help.


Entity: Vistry Partnerships Department: Technical Site Posting Location: Durley Contract Type: Permanent – Full Time ID: 2022-2825

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Company Location:  Durley

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