Technical Officer/Development Officer - Housing

South East England Permanent £39,000 - £40,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Work for a well established and expanding Not for Profit provider.
  • Remote working with travel to the South of England.

About Our Client

Our client is England's largest not-for-profit providers of care and housing for older people.

Job Description

About the role

  • You will be responsible for providing technical and commercial support to the team assisting the technical lead on numerous projects and working towards acting in a lead capacity for projects, to support the delivery of the development programme including Regeneration and Infill projects and New Business led opportunities.
  • You will be responsible for coordinating key information, engineering, and working drawing packages and obtaining all necessary technical approvals and permissions.
  • You will provide technical support to the Senior Technical Manager and Technical Manager on projects when required whilst also receiving support in developing into the role.
  • You will liaise with colleagues, consultants, and contractors for preparing submission information and obtaining Planning, Building Regulations and other statutory approvals.
  • You will consider the needs of internal and external stakeholders and meet the Organisations quality standards with regards to design and construction.
  • You will contribute to the evaluation of developments in design, new products and construction techniques participating in reviews with others

The Successful Applicant

About you

You will:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent and/or several years relevant experience in similar role in construction sector
  • Membership or working towards a professional construction
  • Have an understanding and ability to evaluate designs, procurement of works and contract documentation for residential projects with understanding of project technical requirements, Planning and Building Regulations and other regulatory requirements within the construction industry.
  • Work collaboratively as part of teams designing and delivering buildings in the residential and or retirement housing sector desirable.
  • Be open to new ways of working and developing your skill set and experience in a client-side role.
  • Understanding of building design QA procedures including CDM Regulations.
  • Have working knowledge of commercial processes including evaluating cost plans and contractual conditions.
  • Have knowledge of Risk Management and evaluating and mitigating risks to balance off design and commercial viability and delivery requirements.
  • Have awareness of the housing and care needs of older people desirable

What's on Offer

  • Home based role that with occasional travel across the South of England
  • Competitive salary
  • Great health benefits
  • Gym, fitness and wellbeing discounts
László Fehér
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+44 2078 312000

Job summary

Job function
Sub Sector
South East England
Contract type
Consultant name
László Fehér
Consultant phone
+44 2078 312000
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Job Nature
Hybrid working