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Technical Manager

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At Bellway we recognise that people are the key to our success, and we are working towards becoming a more inclusive employer that values and respects individual differences in the workplace. There is an exciting opportunity to join Bellway, one of the UK’s largest house builders. Our Essex Division is looking to recruit a Technical Manager to join the Division’s Technical team. The Role The role of Technical Manager will support the Technical Director, and the wider business including our Construction, Commercial and Sales teams in the execution of construction projects through ongoing support and timely delivery of accurate architectural and technical information. As well as, being responsible for the management of the wider technical team, ensuring day to day activities and tasks are delivered accurately and on time. Principal accountabilities of the role include: Support the Head of Technical / Technical Director in managerial issues and provide relevant reporting where require including supporting, mentoring and managing Ensure regular Design Team Meetings, at early stage of development, occur within the relevant consultants Overseeing the production of working drawing and detail information and to ensure that it is complete, coherent, accurate and available on time to whoever needs it. The design solutions are to be as practical and economic as possible Provide technical support during land buying, planning, sales, construction, and post construction. Take new site information from Land and check it prior to committing to drawing stage. Assess planning information for obvious Building Regulation requirements Agree programmes, packages, detail packages and superstructures before final issue Ensure consultants are briefed on required distribution of drawing information and key dates to meet procurement requirements and that architectural and engineering drawings tie up and that subsequent changes necessary to design after permission has been granted are communicated through to the Planning Department as minor amendments Ensure NHBC approval is obtained, and any conditions are cleared promptly to avoid delays to completions and apply/pay for all NHBC warrantees and Building Control fees Experience, Qualifications and Skills Experience Experience of working as a Technical Manager / Senior position within a technical function for a volume housebuilder A track record for effectively managing a high performing team Qualifications and Training HNC/HND in a building related topic CSCS card or equivalent Current full UK driving licence Skills and Aptitude Strong communication, listening, presentation skills and excellent attention to detail Methodical, conscientious, organised and works to deliver high standards Ability to recognise problems and deal with them in a speedy and effective manner Ability to build effective working relationships both internally and externally Ability to work independently as well as part of a team Ability to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment Demonstrates the ability to problem solve and delegate effectively Proficient IT skills along with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and outlook) and the ability to adapt to new systems Committed to diversity and inclusion Working Conditions Office based role with regular travel to development sites and for meetings Willing to be flexible in respect to day-to-day duties and hours worked Core hours In return we can offer you: Competitive salary Competitive annual bonus Contributory pension scheme 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays Holiday purchase scheme Access to discounts and benefits portal ShareSave Scheme Cycle to Work Scheme Life assurance We reserve the right to close this vacancy if a large volume of applications are received.

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