Technical Manager - Counties - Flexible Working Available

Competitive salary based on experience and location plus car allowance
22 Oct 2020
04 Nov 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

Location: Head office, Stratford or Beaulieu Park, Chelmsford, Essex, with a requirement to visit site. (Due to COVID the majority of L&Q are currently working from home)

As a result of strong growth within L&Q’s Counties Region we currently have a vacancy for a Technical Manager to be based in our Beaulieu Park site office near Chelmsford, Essex.

We are seeking an individual who is organised, driven and enthusiastic and who is passionate about improving standards, quality of service and is committed to continuing personal and professional development.

Reporting to the Senior Technical Manager you will coordinate the technical design for the activities of new build projects from planning through to completion.

You will lead day-to-day design activities to achieve the L&Q business strategy, ensuring a focussed approach to establish excellence in quality and customer satisfaction.

This position requires a manager, who is delivery and action focussed, can identify risks and deliver effective solutions with minimal supervision to ensure delivery on-time in a fast-paced and demanding environment.

You will deliver results through your experience, effective time-management and progress your projects against plan, finding contingencies and solutions to avoid any slippage to the achievement of the result.  Your ability to understand projects rapidly taking into account the financial and commercial context will be a pre-requisite. 

It is essential that you have previous experience working for a contractor or developer in the residential sector and can demonstrate a proven track record in a similar role.

A good knowledge of the Planning Process, Building Regulations, NHBC Standards and a technical understanding of the main consultants’ disciplines is essential.
This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced construction sector professional seeking to advance their career in an expanding business.

If you believe you have the qualities we are after and are interested in working for an organisation that can really make a difference to people’s lives, then please apply without delay.    

COVID 19: The safety of our staff and our candidates is of the utmost importance. Every effort will be taken to ensure that safe ways of working are adopted throughout the Recruitment and Selection process. We are introducing extra precautions in line with UK Government Guidelines. Our recruitment processes will follow social distancing and COVID-19 Secure requirements. This will include the use of various technologies to support the interview process. Should candidates have any questions regarding this, or if you require additional support please let us know at the interview planning stage.

Our Commitments:

At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.

In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 24 days holiday rising to 28 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance. This role also attracts a company car allowance.

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing. In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.
We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility.

L&Q manages over 90,000 homes across the capital and the South East, regenerating communities throughout the region and we are set to become London's largest developer of new homes. For ten years running we have been included in the Great Place to Work index and are currently placed 29th.

Our vision is that everyone should have a quality home they can afford, and we combine our social purpose and commercial drive to create homes and neighbourhoods we can be proud of.

At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. This is why we are committed to developing our people. It is only by investing in a well trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.

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