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  • ID: 2024-5323
  • Entity: Vistry
  • Region: Vistry Works
  • Department: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Job Location: Clifton, Avon
  • Date Posted: 01.03.2024

We have a great opportunity for a Technical Manager to join our team within Vistry Bristol North East, at our Clifton office in Bristol. As our Technical Manager you will be able to demonstrate a pro-active approach to design development, working within a team environment from the project’s inception through to its completion. You will be tasked with the control of the complete design process involving the management of consultants, management of design input from other external parties, liaison with the relevant statutory and local authorities, including liaison with Clients and Client’s representatives. You will take the lead on material selection / approval, commenting on construction detailing, checking consultant and sub-contractors designs for buildability and compliance with statutory criteria / guidelines etc., thus ensuring that projects meet the Employer’s Requirements. You will have excellent base level of technical knowledge, including a good working knowledge of the Building Regulations, Planning and the funding criteria relevant to the Affordable Housing in particular, i.e. Secure By Design, HQI’s, BREEAM, Code for Sustainable Homes, London Housing Design Guide, NHF Guidelines, Wheelchair Standards etc. A good knowledge of the residential development sector is also required, in terms of completion of site appraisals, design guidance, preparation of specification(s), NHBC regulations and planning guidance and policy etc.

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

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us...

At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

We’re proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We’re also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we’re making Vistry.


Why Vistry

Joining Vistry is just the start of building your perfect career. In return for your passion and skills, we invest in your future, providing all the support and training you need to thrive in your career and realise your potential. Our work is rewarding in itself, but we also offer a range of financial, lifestyle, health and wellbeing benefits, plus plenty of recognition incentives. We value you and everything you help us build as we make Vistry together.