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Senior Technical Coordinator

Senior Technical Coordinator

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  • Cambridge, UK
  • £50,000 - £60,000 +p GBP / Year

Senior Technical Coordinator

One of the UKs Leading Housebuilders

Up to £60,000 basic salary plus package

About the company:

If you are interested in a career working for one of the top 4 developers in the UK then look no further! This opportunity is for one of the leading housebuilders in the UK who has built over 100,000 homes. They are recognised throughout the construction industry for their regeneration schemes whilst they have successfully grown from a small, family owned company to one of the most successful housebuilders in the UK.

This highly profitable and highly respected developer take absolute pride in maintaining an optimum level of staff retention and believe in developing strong teams organically within their dynamic regional units. The company constantly thrives to achieve the highest standards in the house building industry in terms of the finish of their properties, the aesthetics of the buildings and the customer service that is offered prior to and following completion.

As an employer they appreciate that to maintain high standards across the board they are wholly reliant on their staff to achieve this, therefore they reflect these standards regarding the staff that they employ and ensure that those who are lucky enough to work for them are looked after extremely well in terms of job satisfaction, career prospects and remuneration.


Duties and Responsibilities:

To control drawing information and distribute as necessary to internal and external team

members. To manage consultants to ensure that drawings are coordinated and accurate.

To manage consultant fees and forecast site completion fees. To ensure that fees are

paid in accordance with agreed fee schedules or withheld where there is a dispute over

consultant services.

To manage all aspects of the design to ensure that current information is available to

whoever needs it within a pre-agreed programme, and be clear, accurate, economic and

practical as possible.


To ensure regular Design Team meetings occur with the relevant consultants at the

appropriate stages, these to be carried out against a set agenda


To coordinate the design and specification of remedial details on Historic sites to ensure

EWS1 surveyor and Fire Engineer’s approval


To coordinate Historic site inspections by specialists (e.g. Fire Engineers, Forensic

Architects etc)


Pre Site Start

To support land acquisition working with the Land team to carry out any required

technical due diligence.


To take over from the Land Department initial schedules and instigate the selection of

materials and finishes for the development, as indicated on the drawings or on a plot by

plot basis.


To manage the clearance of all Planning Conditions and Building Control conditions,

particularly those relating to pre commencement. A schedule to be kept updated to show

progress on clearance of conditions and to be monitored with design team to ensure

early clearance of conditions.


To coordinate 3rd party approvals (e.g. Freeholder, Leaseholders) to allow works to be

carried out on Historic Sites. Working Drawings and Detailed Design.


To tender working drawing consultants, complete a tender comparison and select the

most suitable consultants in conjunction with the Technical Director.


To manage the consultant team to ensure all necessary information is delivered in

accordance with the agreed programme.


To agree with the consultant a schedule of information required for the groundworks,

superstructure and detail packages, which will list all of the drawings we expect to

include the scale and drawing number. This to include any new standard or special



To agree a programme for final issue of information and within the overall time from

dates for receipt of partial information.


To ensure that a senior person at the consultants has checked all information sent out,

even if it is partial information. Put the onus on the consultants.


To check incoming information from the consultants and ensure any comments are fed

back quickly.


To liaise with the consultants to ensure that, architectural, engineering and M&E

drawings are properly coordinated.


To ensure that subsequent changes necessary to design after permission has been

granted, are communicated to the Planning Authority, so that any alterations or a

subsequent planning permission will be granted speedily as minor items.


To ensure that site specific specifications are issued and kept up to date.

To check and ensure that specialist manufacturers’ details are coordinated with working



To ensure that any electricity sub station housing is properly detailed, and that planning

permission is obtained for it. To ensure that substation legals are progressed

expediently and in accordance with the construction programme.


To ensure NHBC Building Regulation approval is obtained, and all conditions are

cleared promptly.


To ensure that SAP/NHER Certificates are obtained for each plot, and passed to NHBC

and Sales Department. The details are to be included in specifications and other relevant



To ensure Secured by Design Certificates and regulations are adhered to, where



To ensure the Conveyance plan is produced in conjunction with the engineering

consultant, and issued. (This to include any requirements for Section 38, open space,

wayleaves/easements or management arrangements).


To apply for postal addresses and postcodes from Local Authority, and issue when



Sales Information

To oversee in conjunction with the Sales Department, the design of the sales garage and

its relationship to the landscaping and fencing to the sales area.

To provide information to the Sales Department for production of the brochure and

check technical aspects of the brochure in conjunction with the Sales Manager.

Pass on to Sale Department the SAP Certificates for display on site.


To attend the following meetings.


Technical meetings.

Site meetings.

Housing Association meetings.

For each development.

Pre-planning meetings.

Design meetings.

Site handover from Land to Technical.

Pre commencement meeting.

Legal pre-launch meeting (as required).

Visit site at regular intervals.

Carry out any other reasonable tasks in accordance with operational needs as requested by your managers.


In return we can offer you: Competitive salary Competitive annual bonus Company car / car allowance 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays Contributory pension scheme Life assurance

Please contact Ross – WRG


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Job Overview
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Offered Salary
GBP£50,000 - £60,000 +p Per YEAR
Job Location
Cambridge, UK
Job Type

Ross Henderson

Managing Director + Headhunter