Technical Director - Curtain Wall

Mercury Hampton Ltd
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£80000 - £90000/annum Full Benefits
03 Dec 2021
16 Dec 2021
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Technical Director - Curtain Wall

* Company car/allowance, pension, and healthcare

* Cambridge

* Up to £90,000 per annum

Mercury Hampton are working with a client who can deliver design, manufacture, and installation services for the complete building envelope, including aftercare and maintenance.

Based in Cambridge they are a long-established client and have carried out multiple projects across the UK. Predominantly working in the commercial, residential, healthcare and education sectors.

They can offer career progression and longevity of work with top tier main contractors around the country.


Your role will consist of: -

* As a member of the SMT, support the Managing Director with corporate governance and strategic management in all aspects of improving the business.

* Network and build rapport with industry decision makers (architects, consultants & main contractors) to become the key contact to assist with technical queries and provide expert opinion and knowledge.

* Provide support and guidance to the Estimating team by assisting them with technical design queries. Ensure they have suitable design drawings and concepts to submit with larger tenders.

* Attend tender interviews, to ensure you win contracts in line with financial targets.

* Attend further tender-related meetings on technical issues as required.

* Assist Estimating and provide technical input at handover meetings.

* In order to ensure continuity from tender stage through to design independence, attend initial Design Team meetings with client representatives, providing technical input and advice. Stay with this process until it can be seamlessly handed over to the appointed Design Manager and be available to attend further meetings on technical issues as reasonably required.


Qualifications/Education level:

* 15+ years' experience of advanced level technical facades design work

* Master's degree in design engineering/Facades/Architecture/CWCT Studies or overseas equivalent


* Connected and active in the UK facades market with existing relationships and contacts

* Proven technical coaching and mentoring skills

* Previous experience in a similar position from within the industry

Specific skills & Personal characteristics:

* High level presentation and tender leading experience

* A passion for innovative design

* The ability to prioritise work, within competing deadlines and use initiative in a variety of situations.

* Proactive with an eye for problem solving and continuous improvement.


If you're successful in getting the job, we guarantee that you are going to love it. Why? For every 100 people that we recruit, 96 are still with their company 12-months later, and 94 are still there 2-years later. That speaks for itself.

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