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Date Added: Thu 20/06/2024

Senior Technical Co-Ordinator

London, UK
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Company: VISTRY GROUP PLC

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: Salary negotiable

Role overview

  • ID: #removed#
  • Entity: Vistry
  • Region: Vistry West London
  • Department: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Job Location: Ealing, London
  • Date Posted: #removed#

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Technical Coordinator to join our team within Vistry West London, at our office in Ealing. As our Senior Technical Coordinator, you will be tasked with the control of the complete design process involving the management of consultants, liaison with the relevant statutory and local authorities and other internal and external stakeholders as necessary. To ensure the designs complies to all necessary legislation, associated standards and Vistry Group specification, policy, and procedures.

We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.

  • Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you...
    • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
    • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
    • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
    • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
    • Private Healthcare
    • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
    • Competitive contributory pension scheme
    • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
    • Share incentive schemes
    • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits...
  • In return, what we would like from you...
    • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
    • BTEC HND/HNC in Design, Construction or Civil Engineering.
    • Extensive experience working within a technical role at a residential house builder.
    • Good level of IT literacy with experience of AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel & Word.
    • Proven ability in a Senior Technical Coordinator role of delivering design for projects on time, to budget and quality standards with high customer satisfaction results.
    • Excellent organization and time management with ability to multitask.
    • Commercially aware.
    • Ability to make decisions within authority.
    • Able to lead and work as a team member.
    • Experienced in analysing problems and delivering solutions.
    • Strong mathematical ability.
    • Be able to design and interpret the designs and technical demands of others.
    • Professional aptitude and appearance at all times.
    • Strives for continuous improvement for the benefit of the company.
    • Driven to achieve customer satisfaction.
    • Able to work under pressure and accept criticism of work.
    • Be able to work effectively in a team.
    • Good level of communication skills, with the necessity to liaise with internal staff and external bodies.
    • Be practical and methodical with good analytical skills.
    • Embrace the company’s core values.
    • Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when the business needs require it.

    Desirable...

    • Member of professional body e.g. ICE, CIAT, CIOB
    • Principle Designer and associated Health and Safety training/ qualifications.
    • CSCS card qualification.
    • Use of Viewpoint drawing management system.
    • Proficient use of Auto Cad.
    • Management of technical fees and services cost to complete.
    • Continued professional development and keeping up to date with changes within the industry.
    More about the Senior Technical Coordinator role...
  • Manage multiple sites as agreed with the Technical Director/Manager from design stage to post completion, in line with delivery programme and key dates.
  • Undertake the Principal Designer role as defined within the Construction Design & Management Regulation 2015 and completion of all necessary Health, Safety & Environmental documents, in line with Group Policy & procedures.
  • Co-ordinate delivery of surveys & reports required for the development and manage associated requirements from design to completion.
  • Manage the process of obtaining consultant fee proposals and formal appointment documents in accordance with Group procedures.
  • Co-ordinate consultants to deliver the civil engineering designs including legal plans and the house type working drawing packs.
  • Obtaining and collating all ancillary specialist drawings including hot water supply, heating, kitchen, stair, lintels, p.c. ground floors, and precast upper floors.
  • Undertaking value engineering assessments and ensure buildability is considered.
  • Co-ordinate submission of designs and securing technical approvals for agreements such as S104, S38 & S278 followed by timely completion of legal agreements.
  • Co-ordinate utility designs and initial mains laying onto site, ensuring legal agreements completed in timely manner.
  • Co-ordinate information and liaise with architects, civil and structural engineers, and landscape architects, ensuring consistency between various designs.
  • Prepare all drawings and documents for engineering and superstructure elements for tender, followed by the construction issue and sales handover.
  • Coordinate street naming with local authority, complete plot list and distribute internally and externally of the business.
  • Where applicable obtaining Management Company quotations, reviewing, comparing, and providing the Sales & Technical Director with recommendation for appointments.
  • Assist in production of Sales brochure, legal and sales handover meetings.
  • Provide information for Housing Association contracts and attendance of progress meetings,
  • Submission of all information to NHBC and obtaining approval of same, obtaining SAP Assessments together with PEA’ and EPC’s, Robust Standard Details and any other requirements.
  • Attending and chairing Pre-Start Meetings and briefing all departments on matters related to the engineering and working drawings.
  • Assist the Land, Planning & Development teams with advice during the land acquisition stage and assist in the information to discharge of planning conditions.
  • To monitor and report technical & development fees including S106 obligations.
  • Resolve all technical related queries including conducting site visits and site progress meetings as required.
  • Attend departmental meetings as required.
  • Chair predevelopment meetings with external consultants and internally within the business unit.
  • Ensure all relevant stakeholders are kept informed.Undertake key aspects of the Principal Designer role as defined within the Constructio
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