Technical Manager


W ere looking for a Technical Manager to be part of our successful team developing bespoke, high-end properties in and around Surrey, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire working out of our Beaconsfield office.

As Technical Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring all technical information is produced, checked, and distributed to programme, the correct quality and within budget to enable effective sub-contract procurement and build programmes to be met.

What you'll be doing

You will be responsible for ensuring all technical information is produced, checked and distributed to programme, the correct quality and within budget to enable effective sub-contract procurement and build programmes to be met. Other deliverables of the role include:

  • Co-ordinate and review drawings to ensure these are practical and economic. Form recommendations for improvements for cost/time reductions/design
  • Develop and manage effective relationships with appointed consultants, ensuring work is delivered to agreed deadlines.
  • Ensure adherence to Building Regulations / NHBC and any other relevant professional body we normally interface with during the project's development.
  • Identify and resolve design and building problems.
  • Prepare and submit information for the discharge of planning conditions.
  • Agree build sequence and obtain service information and quotations, including all temporary building supplies and disconnections required for the project in good time to ensure construction build programme is delivered, including requesting and placing orders.
  • Prepare Operations and Maintenance Manuals incorporating a Health and Safety File for hand over to the appointed Management Company and or Housing Association.
  • Keep up to date with industry changes from a regulatory perspective as well as trends and latest developments.

About you

  • Strong technical experience working within the house building industry running several projects simultaneously
  • Practical knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety, CDM Regulations, NHBC requirements, Building Regulations, planning system and Codes of Practice.
  • Confident negotiator.
  • Strong team player across all teams and divisions.
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels and with all parties.

What we offer in return

  • Friendly, supportive team and a welcoming culture.
  • Impressive, modern office space (only just renovated) providing an enjoyable space to work from
  • Located in beautiful Beaconsfield Old Town, close to many cafés, restaurants and a Tesco Express
  • Easy to commute to with great road connections being just off the M40 and within a 10 minutes' walk to Beaconsfield train station
  • A privately-owned business with all the benefits of a financially strong company that has stood the test of time
  • Competitive salary and car allowance
  • Discretionary annual and long-term bonus schemes (up to 15% of annual salary)
  • Annual leave starting at 25 days to a max of 30 days
  • BUPA cover
  • Enhanced pension scheme through salary exchange
  • Free life assurance




Shanly Group is an equal opportunities employer.


We will always try to fill our roles directly where we can.

When we need some extra help, we work with selected recruitment agencies who we have agreed fees and terms and conditions in place with. A member of our HR team will directly engage with the recruitment agency, discussing the role requirements and process fully. Candidates should only be put forward to a member of our HR team following this specific instruction.

We will not pay any fee to agencies who submit a speculative and unsolicited CV to any of our employees and without the agency having received a specific instruction from the HR team. In this instance, we reserve the right to contact the candidate directly without incurring any agency fee.

Speculative or unsolicited candidate and/or CV submission to Shanly Homes Limited, Sorbon Estates Limited and all associated, subsidiary, holding, related or connected companies will be seen as evidence of full acceptance of this policy.



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Shanly Group is passionate about investing in young people.

Be it via the support we provide through our charitable arm, the Shanly Foundation, or via our employment and training initiatives, we remain committed to attracting youngsters to the various professions within the construction industry.

We facilitate work experience opportunities and engage with our local schools through attendance at careers fairs and we work with schools to deliver on-site visits.

We also provide careers support to local children by taking part in mock interviews and giving advice on how to write an effective CV.

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