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Technical Manager South

Anchor

Swindon

Permanent

£55000 - £60000/annum

GL519RQ

Posted: 11/05/2024

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Technical Manager - South

Remote working with regular travel throughout the South of England

£60,000 (depending on experience) + car allowance of £6,200

Full-time, permanent

Anchor, the largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people in England, is committed to revolutionizing housing and care to ensure everyone enjoys their later years in a home they love. Our Development Strategy aims to deliver 5700 new homes over the next decade, with several projects already underway and numerous new business and regeneration opportunities in the pipeline.

We are seeking a Technical Manager to join our team, reporting to the Senior Technical Manager, to oversee operations in the South of England.

Responsibilities will include:

* Providing technical and commercial expertise to the Development team, acting as the technical lead on various projects.

* Managing pre-contract design on projects, ensuring alignment with Anchor's requirements and assessing commercial and financial feasibility throughout.

* Conducting commercial reviews during project appraisal and development, including cost plan analysis, value engineering, and risk assessment.

* Collaborate on reviews of Anchor's Employers Requirements and Specifications, ensuring they meet both quality standards and stakeholder needs.

* Evaluating developments in design, new products, and construction techniques, consulting with internal and external stakeholders.

* Staying informed about regulatory updates and their implications for Anchor's developments.

* Monitoring Consultant performance to ensure alignment with Anchor's requirements.

About You

It would be great if you have;

* Proven track record in evaluating and delivering designs for residential projects, with strong knowledge of technical requirements, Planning, Building Regulations, and construction industry regulations.

* Understanding of the needs of internal and external stakeholders.

* Experience in residential or retirement housing design and delivery.

* Familiarity with building design QA procedures, including CDM Regulations.

* Proficiency in commercial processes, including cost plan evaluation and contractual conditions.

* Expertise in Risk Management, balancing design, commercial viability, and delivery requirements.

* Awareness of the housing and care needs of older people is desirable.

If you're passionate about shaping the future of housing and care for older people and possess the required skills and experience, we'd love to hear from you.

Apply now to join our team and make a meaningful impact in the Southern region.

Anchor – a great place to work

Anchor is England’s largest not-for-profit providers of care and housing for older people. Our heartfelt ambition is to transform housing and care so everyone can have a home where they love living in later life.

We’re not-for-profit which means every penny we make or save is invested in the people who live with us, the places they live and the people who work here. That means a better standard of care and customer service, better wages, more investment in training and development and improved facilities.

A rewarding environment

From health and happiness to finance and your career, we’ll give you all the support you need.

Health & happiness

* Gym, fitness and wellbeing discounts

* Mental health support

* Flexible working options

* Access to online GP appointments

Finance

* Pension plan – contribute between 4% and 8% and we’ll match it or better

* Quick and easy pension transfer service

* Savings and financial advice, loans, free life assurance

* Discounts on shopping, holidays, phones, technology and more

Career

* Ongoing personal and professional development programme

* Leadership Pathways online learning resources

* Career progression and promotion opportunities

Celebrating diversity, celebrating you

Anchor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We aim to celebrate diversity and inclusion in all that we do, as we know that the more diverse our colleagues are, the better care and support we can give to our residents and each other.

We are proud to have an LGBT+ group for our residents, and also Disability, LGBT+ and race and ethnicity colleague networks. These work to celebrate diversity, address concerns, review policy and practice and empower their members. We also have an Inclusive Ambassador network to allow all colleagues to be part of promoting diversity and to be an ally to others.

We are a Gold Standard Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Menopause Friendly and a signatory to the Care Leaver Covenant, HouseProud Pledge and Age Friendly Employer Pledge schemes

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