Head of Technical & Design (Director Designate) HTD/445x/48
Construction - Facilities & Property
£90k - £120k + attractive package

Job Title: 
Head of Technical & Design (Director Designate) HTD/445x/48
Job Type: 
Senior Executive
Job sector: 
Facilities & Property
Base Salary: 
£90k - £120k + attractive package
About this position: 

Our client is one of the UK’s fastest growing building materials groups, driven by organic and innovation led growth, with a reputation for outstanding customer service and quality.

Currently recruiting for Head of Technical & Design, responsible for management of the Design function, fast growing offsite modular roof business serving UK housing markets.

The Role: 
  • Based at one of our sites with regular travel between other sites, this position will be responsible for the Design team based across the UK and Ireland.
  • Full Design & Certify responsibilities, the role will focus on delivering design excellence in support of the business’s objectives of achieving significant sales and profit growth; providing innovative design solutions supported by market-leading manufacturing, installation and customer service, the Head of Technical & Design will be responsible for design excellence, whilst driving Quality, Service and Safety standards.
  • To lead and control the Design function in delivering projects from inception to completion taking ultimate responsibility for the quality of design solutions in line with expected and agreed standards.
  • To develop and retain a team of competent and high performing Design Engineers and support Technicians to support the current and future Order Book.
The Person: 
  • Degree educated, preferably a Chartered Civil / Structural Engineer and SER or equivalent certification for sign off for building structures.
  • Significant experience in a senior Technical & Design management role, preferably within the timber frame segment of the New Build Residential market.  Experience within the Education and Commercial sectors, although not essential, would be a plus.
  • A proven track record of creating and delivering innovative, design solutions for construction markets, particularly New Build Residential, from concept to detailed delivery, design and structural analysis to construction delivery.
  • Detailed working knowledge of design codes and standards relating to structural engineering such as British Standards, Eurocodes, Building Regulations and Health and Safety.