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Head of Technical

Head of Technical – Mears New Homes

Do you want to work one of the leading providers in the new homes and specialist development sector? Are you somebody who is open to new opportunities, has a visionary approach and a strategic thought process? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Technical to join our new homes division based in Welwyn and Milton Keynes.

Mears Group PLC provides rapid response and planned maintenance services to local authorities and Registered Social Landlords. Delivering in excess of 6,000 repairs every day to a portfolio of over 1,000,000 homes nationwide.

As the Head of Technical, you will be required to provide oversight of the technical design process on each project to ensure that the technical coordination team are working to the design programme and issuing the quality and quality of design information the project needs both on contracting and development work. The designs not only being compliant with stated standards but also giving cost effective and creative solutions. On development projects the designs meeting the requirements of standardisation and aesthetic compliance with the New Homes house types. 

As well as this, the recruitment, motivation and retention of staff being is a core function of the role as is being the leader for design and technical awareness within New Homes.  Reporting direct  to the Managing Director you will have the experience and confidence to be part of a management team.

Required Skills / Personal Attributes

  • Degree  and professionally qualified ideally
  • 10 years of experience in both the development and contracting sectors
  • Hands on approach and willing to take responsibility
  • Professional attitude
  • Strong people skills
  • Problem solver
  • IT proficient in Word and Excel
  • From a technical / commercial background
  • Technical acumen
  • Has managed a design development process
  • Understands current construction legislation

As well as the above, the successful candidate will have extensive experience of managing design teams, both internal and external and will have gained much of this working for a developer and contractor

If you believe you are the right candidate please follow the application process and a member of the Mears Recruitment team will be in touch if you are successful with your application.

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£80,000 per annum

Head of Technical

Mears Group
Milton Keynes, UK

Published on 29 May 2019