Technical Director- New Build Housing

Leicester, Leicestershire
80,000 - 100,000 per annum
18 Jan 2022
25 Jan 2022
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
TSR are currently recruiting for a Technical Director, on behalf of a 5* UK house builder growth has established themselves as a leading name in the Residential market. You will be responsible for leading and managing the Division's Technical function ensuring a practical and cost-effective technical service to the Division. This will incorporate site evaluation, architectural and engineering design as well as the investigation of any technical problems and the provision of economical and viable solutions. The Technical department are involved from inception to completion.

Main Duties Include:
  • Working as part of the senior management team and take a holistic approach to managing challenges and issues.
  • Lead, motivate, communicate and develop the technical team to ensure that they are fully engaged to achieve best performance to meet the needs of the business.
  • Effectively manage the Division's technical function to ensure best practices are followed, costs are controlled, the department maximises revenue generation and contribution to the Division's operating profit and increases the value added to the Division.
  • Ensure the technical department procedures, layouts and technical reports for land appraisals the required working drawings are prepared to the agreed date schedule.
  • Ensure and monitor that external consultants are briefed and managed on the preparation and issue of production information in accordance with their appointment and to an agreed programme as required to meet the needs of the Division.
  • Liaise on a regular basis with the Commercial teams (Buying and Surveying) to ensure that all activities are delivered to the agreed time/cost/service specification
  • Provide accurate progress updates and regular reports to the Managing Director.
  • Liaise with Group Technical Director on all ongoing initiatives and strategies.

  • Extensive experience working at a senior level within the housebuilding industry as either a Head of Technical / Technical Director or equivalent running numerous projects simultaneously.
  • A good level of knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety/CDM Regulations, LABC/NHBC requirements, Building Regulations, Planning System and Codes of Practice
  • Experience of effectively leading and managing a team.

Qualifications and Training
  • Qualified as a Civil / Building Engineer, Architecture or Construction related degree level or HNC/HND in a built environment subject with relevant experience.
  • CSCS card or equivalent

The Role and Working Conditions
  • Office based role with regular travel to development sites and for meetings.
  • Willing to be flexible in respect to day to day duties and hours worked.
  • Please note this role is subject to a basic DBS and financial pre-employment checks

  • Competitive salary negotiable upon experience
  • Annual bonus
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance


If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this Technical Manager position and would like to find out more please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV.

Due to the vast amount of applications that we receive, it is not possible for us to contact all applicants; therefore only suitable candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear anything back within 7 days of submitting your application, you have unfortunately not been selected.

TSR are an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence