Technical Manager

Employer: Clarion Housing Group

  • Reference: DEV1008/CW
  • Published on: Tue 23/05/2017 09:01 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 06/06/2017 09:01 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £57000 - £67000 per annum + £5,000 car allowance
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

About the role

Are you a commercially focused, experienced Technical Manager looking to make a difference with a new and exciting challenge?

Use your technical expertise to help us deliver its ambitious targets. Accountable for assessing and providing designs for all geo-environmental, structural, civil, architectural, utility and other salient technical issues associated with the schemes which Clarion bid for and develop.

Working alongside the Land team during the offer, contracting and planning stage you'll ensure that all technical aspects of short term and strategic land are fully understood and risks and opportunities fully assessed. You'll work to ensure that technical assessments and designs are achieved on time, to an agreed fee budget and which deliver the required Clarion financial returns.

You'll establish and maintain a network of connections with consultants, statutory providers and contractors. Working closely with the Land team to appraise new opportunities against organisation growth criteria by considering technical constraints, risks and opportunities.

About the individual

  • A complete understanding of geo-environmental, structural, architectural, town planning and utility aspects of residential development.
  • CAD proficient.
  • A strong track record of managing the technical aspects of a wide range short term and strategic residential schemes and maximising returns. This is within the context of low rise traditional housing, tall framed mixed used schemes and refurbishment of existing buildings.
  • Procurement of value engineered technical designs which respond to the risks, opportunities and constraints of the site and scheme.
  • Proven commercial acumen and significant experience of successfully implementing new growth opportunities in line with ambitious targets.
  • Experience of operating within a high performance team operating at a similar level within a diverse organisation.
  • Strong planning, leadership, monitoring & motivating skills to maximise productivity and performance and to meet challenging deadlines, leading by example.
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills, with an ability to challenge, support, influence and engage senior managers and customers across the organisation and also externally with key stakeholders.

Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required.

Closing Date: Tuesday 6 June 2017 at midday

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About Clarion Housing Group

In return for your commitment and hard work, we will offer a competitive package and the opportunity to join Clarion at this very exciting time.

Clarion Housing Group owns and manages 125,000 homes across 176 local authorities. It is the largest housing association in the UK and is also one of the country's leading housebuilders. It has a combined turnover of £827 million, a surplus before tax of £233 million and existing assets worth £20 billion.

The result of a merger between Affinity Sutton and Circle Housing Group in 2016, Clarion Housing Group comprises of a group of housing associations and a charitable foundation which delivers one of the largest social investment programme in the country.

Clarion Housing Group's sales and development ambitions will be delivered by Latimer. It will be responsible for building over 50,000 new homes over the next ten years, two thirds of which will be affordable. It will work with the public and private sector to maximise supply of desperately needed new homes.

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

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