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Technical Manager

Job title:  Technical Manager

Location: Bristol

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable

The company:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Technical Manager to join an award winning, 5 star housing developer, building beautiful new homes across the South of England.

You will be joining this business at an exciting time, currently extending capacity and projects across the country. You will be joining a dynamic, Bristol based team and working on prestigious residential developments in the area.

The Role:

As Technical Manager, you will be working on original housing development projects across the Bristol area. Your role will be focused on controlling and co-ordinating of the complete design process, involving the management of external design consultants, obtaining building control approvals, discharging planning conditions, ensuring mains services are procured and providing Construction Issue drawings for site starts. You will also have overall responsibility for the technical team, ensuring quality output.

Duties will include:

  • Pre-contract technical input
  • PQQ and tender submission
  • Pre-construction stage planning and feasibility reports
  • Production, management, and review of the design and pre-construction programmes
  • Producing schedule of service documents
  • Chairing and organising periodic design team meetings and M&E client design meetings
  • Value engineering design proposals
  • Ensuring design and contractual standards are met
  • Managing the production and review of design Information

About you:

Construction related degree level or HNC/HND

Strong technical knowledge of both housing, flat construction, and RC frame

Flair for design

Creative problem solver

A working knowledge of Building Regulations and NHBC standards

Excellent communication skills

Previous team management experience, able to deal with multi-disciplined teams

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click the link to apply or contact Lucy Patterson at Thorn Baker on 07973 786 995 or

Key Skills: Technical, Technical Manager, Construction, Housing Residential, Housing developer, RC Frame, New Homes, NHBC