Overview

Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have a great opportunity for a Technical Manager to join our team within Vistry Bristol North East, at our Clifton office in Bristol. As our Technical Manager you will be able to demonstrate a pro-active approach to design development, working within a team environment from the project’s inception through to its completion. You will be tasked with the control of the complete design process involving the management of consultants, management of design input from other external parties, liaison with the relevant statutory and local authorities, including liaison with Clients and Client’s representatives. You will take the lead on material selection / approval, commenting on construction detailing, checking consultant and sub-contractors designs for buildability and compliance with statutory criteria / guidelines etc., thus ensuring that projects meet the Employer’s Requirements. You will have excellent base level of technical knowledge, including a good working knowledge of the Building Regulations, Planning and the funding criteria relevant to the Affordable Housing in particular, i.e. Secure By Design, HQI’s, BREEAM, Code for Sustainable Homes, London Housing Design Guide, NHF Guidelines, Wheelchair Standards etc. A good knowledge of the residential development sector is also required, in terms of completion of site appraisals, design guidance, preparation of specification(s), NHBC regulations and planning guidance and policy etc.

 

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 possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Construction/design related further education
  • Construction/design related HNC/HND/Degree
  • Relevant CSCS card
  • Social/affordable Housing sites
  • Private spec housing
  • Extra care accommodation
  • Traditional construction
  • Timber frame construction
  • Proven ability of delivering design for projects on time, to budget and quality standards with high customer satisfaction results.
  • Commercially aware.
  • Excellent time management with ability to multi task.
  • Professional aptitude and appearance at all times.
  • Ability to make decisions within authority.
  • Able to lead and work as a team member.
  • Strives for continuous improvement for the benefit of the company.
  • Driven to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Experienced in analysing problems and delivering solutions

More about the Technical Manager role…

  • Recommend appointment of consultants
  • Control the design process, from planning application through to project completion
  • Ensure consultants prepare detailed design in accordance with Employers Requirement and Contractors Proposals.
  • Manage and review the design development process ensuring value engineering and buildability are considered.
  • To ensure timely registration with warranty providers i.e. NHBC, Robust Details and Building Regulation Application.
  • Manage the preparation, approval and distribution of the Health and Safety File/Operating and Maintenance Manuals.
  • To ensure timely completion and issue of technical assessments, CfSH/BREEAM information, warranties, certificates and the like.
  • To ensure timely registration with warranty providers i.e. NHBC, Robust Details and Building Regulation Application.
  • Review design development to allow construction of works to follow safety working practices and be in accordance with current legislation, Group Policy and Procedures.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

We’re proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We’re also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we’re making Vistry.

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Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Linden House, The Jacobs Building,Berkeley Place, Bristol, BS8 1EH

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