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Technical Director (Façade)

Vox Network Consultants
London, London
£87500 - £100000/annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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Technical Director - Façades

Vox Network Consultants is working with a client who can deliver design, manufacture, and installation services for the complete building envelope, including aftercare and maintenance.

Based in London, they are a unique, multi-disciplinary team of professionals who are passionate about making a positive contribution to our built environment and have carried out multiple projects across the UK. Predominantly working in the commercial, residential, healthcare and education sectors.

Your role will consist of: -

As a member of the Senior Management Team, 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 in Estimating and providing 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.

Provide senior input into internal design briefing sessions and Project Design reviews
Review drawings, red penning etc in a timely manner that aligns with the Project programme before they are issued.

Provide full senior technical support and advisory for the Design Office, including leading on complex design issues.

Provide technical support for Design Managers and Designers for questions on Fire regulations, Building Safety regulations etc

Network with the external marketplace to identify and review any industry Design innovations (new or enhanced products etc)

Proactively support the broader Group drive towards a design 'Centre of Excellence' approach, providing senior mentorship and guidance to the initiative and supporting the success of Collaboration projects

Ensure CDM is implemented in the design and the designs comply with current regulations and standards

Implement Measures within the Construction and Design Teams to submit technical data for approval on a project-by-project basis.

Consideration of other strategies to reduce any associated costs, for example, lean design, standardisation, reduce mistakes, structural engineering

Ensure that the CWCT, Product Information, NHBC, Building Regulations, BS EN Standards are kept up to date and accessible to all, request new / updates as is required.

Develop a programme to introduce and maintain BIM across the entire business where relevant to our works.

Adhere to the company Health & Safety policy and ensure full compliance with Health & Safety standards and regulations

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


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
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