Technical Manager

  • Permanent
  • Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £70000 - £75000/annum Car allowance / Bonus


Vision Personnel are delighted to be working with a PLC developer based in Suffolk. We are helping them in the search for a Technical Manager to work alongside the Head of Technical.


• General Technical support for all schemes from pre-planning to post contract.

• Assist and support other departments of Land Development, Construction, Commercial, Buying and Interior Design in Technical issues.

• Responsible for the project management of the Design Team from pre-planning through contract to completion, to produce information for planning applications, building regulations and warranty conditions discharge, tender and procurement of sub-contractor packages and construction information.


• Assist development staff with project feasibilities, advise on design, technical specification, design briefs, costs, planning procurement and legal technical issues.

• Responsible for the procurement of all necessary pre-purchase and pre-planning surveys by obtaining quotes, appointing consultants, arranging surveys and managing the production of reports, ensuring the Budget is maintained.

• Responsible for the procurement of Technical Planning Reports, ensuring the Budget is maintained.

• Responsible for the production of the Land/Technical Report for presentation.


• Agree the Appointment of Design Team Consultants including the agreement of Scope of Services and Fees.

• Provide design support and advice to Commercial Surveyors and Buyers on technical issues in particular the procurement of sub-contractor packages.

• Provide Technical support and advice to the Construction Team throughout construction period.

• Responsible for the management of information for Planning Condition submission and approvals.

• Responsible for the management of information for Building Warranty submissions and approvals.

• Responsible for the management of information for all for all Testing Regimes, i.e. Building

Control certificates, air/sound tests, SAP/EPC’s, CML’s, etc.

• Responsible for the management of information for all O&M Manuals.

• Responsible for and advising sales staff in marketing and the preparation of marketing literature and material.

• Attending Design Team meetings, documenting and issuing Minutes.

• Attending Technical meetings as required, documenting and issuing Minutes.

• Issuing DTM action Point reminders to Design Team prior to meetings.

• Responsible for the raising of Purchase Orders/contracts for the consultants.

• Responsible for the preparation and conclusion of collateral warranties.

• Managing the technical co-ordinators and supporting them in their duties.


• Managing relationships – build and maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues, clients and external bodies by adopting the most appropriate approach to deal with people and situations.

• Communication – convey accurate information effectively using the most appropriate methods, with a wide variety of stakeholders.

• Personal Organisation – efficient in one’s use of time and work in a well-structured way.

• Self-Development – take responsibility for personal improvement, learning from experience and new situations.

• Adaptability – respond positively to changing business circumstances and readily adapt behaviour to maintain effective performance.

• Determination – self-driven, results driven and able to demonstrate repeated effort over a period of time, overcoming obstacles in order to achieve a goal.

• Thoroughness – is accurate, pays attention to detail and ensures tasks are completed on time.

• Quality – able to focus and deliver high quality in all projects

• Team player – able to demonstrate the ability to support a project working as part of a wider team.

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