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Technical Manager

Employer
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
Location
Wandsworth, London (Greater)
Salary
£54,048 to £68,241 per annum
Closing date
12 May 2024

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Job Details

The Major Works Section of the Client Housing and Regeneration Department is seeking a Technical Manager to manage projects and manage a small group of Project Controllers implementing building contracts prepared and supervised by external professional consultants and inhouse surveyors.

You will have a relevant building qualification and extensive experience of managing housing maintenance and refurbishment in occupied properties, with significant knowledge of both high- and low-rise properties, Housing, Building Regulations, Health and Safety Legislation.

You will need excellent communication skills at senior level with other teams, Councillors, consultants, contractors, Residents Associations, leaseholders, and tenants.

Projects include new build housing, major estate refurbishments and cyclic maintenance with annual budgets for capital and revenue work more than £30M.

The Housing & Regeneration Department has a wide range of projects including the continued development of existing council housing stock, which the Major Works Section assists the Estate Teams to achieve. This position is integral to ensuring the Housing & Regeneration Department continues to achieve its high-quality standards of work during the current period of dynamic change within the borough and presents an exciting opportunity for professional development.

You will be joining an established team of professionals which has an exceptional record of maintaining and improving the Council’s housing stock whilst achieving a high level of resident satisfaction. This post attracts a car user allowance, for which you must hold a current driving licence free of serious offences along with the use of a car insured for business purposes.

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the local government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Educated to Degree level in a relevant building subject or equivalent knowledge of building surveying with experience of maintaining a diverse portfolio of residential properties.
  • Member of professional body (RIBA/RICS/MCIOB) or equivalent
  • Detailed knowledge and awareness of the implications of Health and Safety, planning, building regulation legislation, building safety act, and leasehold management practices on social housing projects.

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