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Technical Coordinator

  • Sector: Residential Design & Technical
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + package

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Job description

The Company:

You would be working for one of the country’s leading PLC house builders who have been established for well over 40 years. They are known for being involved in a wide variety of high profile projects across the UK and for transforming unused land into homes that people want to live in. You would be working for the award-winning house building arm of the business across the Oxfordshire region on brownfield sites, mixed use schemes, regeneration projects, listed building conversions and smaller bespoke units.

You will be offered ongoing support, training and outstanding career progression whilst working on interesting and challenging projects. Every day will be different from the last and progression will be always be offered should you wish to take it.

The role:

As Technical Coordinator, you will be involved in the management, coordination and work flow of all technical information on a number of live residential projects throughout the development cycle from design, planning, delivery and through to completion. You will also be involved in the following;

  • Supporting senior members including the Technical/Design Managers and Director with land appraisals and the development of future sites.
  • Development of planning applications and coordinating the required technical information for tenders.
  • Production of accurate detailed information whilst being in line with company policies and budgets.
  • The Coordination of internal and external consultants in producing technical details and drawings required for the delivery of schemes from design, planning and through to completion.
  • Providing all necessary associated health and safety information.
  • Clearing planning conditions through the development and preparation of working drawings and specifications.
  • Providing support and accurate information for all internal departments including construction, commercial, production, development and sales in line with company policy.
  • Assisting in implementing departmental and company objectives and procedures.
  • Assist in the value engineering elements, questioning drawings and making changes where relevant to assist in the smoothness of build on site.
  • Obtaining building control approvals and the management of all imposed conditions.
  • Providing support to the senior team with procurement of services information, quotes, civil engineering details.
  • Attending regular internal and external design and development progression meetings.
  • Keeping up to date on new legislation and procedures which would affect the technical aspects of the business.

What we’re looking for:

  • Degree qualified in Architecture or Engineering or an HND/HNC in Building Studies/Construction or other relevant qualification.
  • Strong IT skills with experience of AutoCAD/Revit, Outlook, Excel, Word etc.
  • Experience of technical aspects of house building and up to date UK building regulation knowledge.
  • Ideally working at another house builder, developer, contractor however individuals from architectural practice will also be considered.
  • Good understandings of the planning legislation.
  • A calm and collected individual and a team player who can liaise with other internal and external consultants.
  • Strong organisational and work management skills.
  • Good time management skills and able to stick to tight deadlines.
  • A good problem solver who can solve technical issues efficiently and effectively.

What benefits will I get?

The salary on this occasion would be up to £50,000 basic plus package however this will depend on your level of experience and how much relevant exposure you may have. The package will include:

  • Company car or car allowance
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Holiday
  • Death in service

About me:

I’ve been working for TDM Recruitment for over the past 3 years specialising solely in design and technical recruitment in the residential markets. I cover a variety of disciplines within the design and technical sector including Architectural Technicians/Technologists, Design and Technical Coordinators, Senior Coordinators, Technical and Design Managers and Technical Directors and Head of Department roles. I am also involved in Development Manager and Director level roles as I have an all-round understanding of the full development cycle.


TDM Recruitment are one of the leaders in the residential sectors and clients vary from main contractors, house builders and developers from the large PLC world to smaller, independently owned bespoke businesses. These clients are involved in a wide variety of projects including anything from one off houses, smaller bespoke developments up to large regeneration, residential and mixed-use schemes across London and the home counties. There are countless options so it’s always worth getting in touch.

Some of my success stories:

  • Technical Coordinator – Bovis Homes
  • Technical Coordinator and Manager – McCarthy & Stone
  • Technical Coordinator – Persimmon Homes
  • Technical Coordinator – Barratt Homes
  • Technical Coordinator – Taylor Wimpey
  • Technical Manager – Bellway Homes
  • Technical Manager – Wyatt Homes
  • Development Manager – Crest Nicholson
  • Senior Technical Manager – Galliford Try
  • Design Coordinator – Fabrica
  • Design Manager – Churchill Retirement

If the role above isn’t quite right for you then please still get in touch. I work with a large variety of clients at any one time and it could be that I have something perfect which isn’t even advertised yet. All discussions are strictly private and confidential at all times, so you have nothing to lose by at least keeping in touch.

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TDM Recruitment Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

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