Technical Manager - Housing

Recruiter
Location
Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2014
Closes
17 Sep 2014
Ref
3919
Contact
Kier Ltd
Sector
Architecture
Job Type
Permanent
Technical Manager
Location: Boston Spa (moving to Thorpe Park, Leeds from February 2015). There is a possibility of the role being based in Kier's Manchester or Newcastle office as well.

Kier is expanding its successful housing operations across the North of England as part of a national restructure forming a single division for the delivery of private and social housing. The division will operate under the Kier Living brand and the northern operations will operate from Boston Spa (Thorpe Park, Leeds from Feb 2015).

As part of this reorganisation an opportunity has arisen for a Technical Manager to support the generation of profitable tenders for authorisation and submission, in order to maximise the order pipeline and its conversion into market share, revenue and operating profit within the Kier Living - Northern.

Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will manage the process of designing the solution(s) for the project in order to meet or exceed customer's requirements.
Identify contractual, financial, technical and operational risks and to find opportunities for value engineering, in order to minimise risk.
Support the fulfilment of the pipeline of contracts safely, on time, and to the required quality while maximising customer's satisfaction.

Individual:
The successful candidate will ideally have experience of the social or private housing markets, but candidates with a strong commercial acumen, able to adapt their skills to the sector would also be considered.

Kier is an equality and diversity employer