Technical Manager

Pye Homes have an opportunity for a Technical Manager to join their team based at Langford Locks. 

Summary of Role:

Reporting to Head of Technical, you will be responsible for project managing new developments from acquisition to final adoption & handover.



Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Land Department in the investigation and acquisition of new sites.
  • To agree, manage and report on the technical programme.
  • To set, manage and report on the technical budget for developments including all fees and payments required under planning agreements.
  • Work with the Planning team in the planning process and ensure accurate technical information is provided for planning applications.
  • Procure consultant quotations and ensure appointments are to programme and are best value.
  • To be responsible for the preparation of detailed build drawings for infrastructure, engineering, and superstructures in line with programme, specification, and budget requirements.
  • Manage the preparation of specifications.
  • Liaise and prepare information for the successful delivery of affordable housing.
  • Manage negotiation and securing of technical, statutory, and legal approvals to achieve project compliance.
  • Managing the preparation, agreement, and completion of section agreements through to practical completion and handover.
  • To ensure timely registration with warranty providers i.e., NHBC, Robust Details and Building Regulation Application.
  • To be responsible for overseeing the resolution of technical design and construction issues as work proceeds and ensuring a positive outcome
  • To be responsible for liaising all key stakeholders on relevant technical matters as required.
  • Assisting sales and marketing with brochure & information requirements and technical sign off, of information.
  • To arrange and chair a timely technical handover meeting to the commercial team.
  • To ensure the technical design is meeting the minimum requirements of CDM and other health and safety regulation.
  • Ensure planning & section 106 requirements are met including payments
  • Transfer of substation sites and pumping station sites as appropriate.


Skills & Knowledge 

  • Experience in managing external consultants and providers, controlling external fees and expenditure.
  • Co-ordination and checking of all technical information and distribution, including the management of design team.
  • To register, resolve and monitor where appropriate site queries from production management to enable progressive product development.
  • Work closely with all internal teams for production layouts, brochures, value engineering, completion and product and specification selection.
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Design economically and understand the commercial aspects of design decisions.
  • Embrace innovation, sustainability & new technologies.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD.
  • Design and engineering construction knowledge.
  • Technical and Building Construction knowledge.
  • Detailed understanding of NHBC legislation & building regulations.
  • Detailed understanding of Health & Safety / CDM Regulations.



Person Specification:

  • Be confident working with project team to ensure the most desired and economical decisions are made and implemented into the design.
  • Must be able to communicate well at all levels internally within the business and externally with public bodies.



      Our Culture:

At Blenheim and Pye, we are passionate about providing an environment for our employees to develop their skills, try new ways of learning and encouraging their talents to flourish. Our Blenheim and Pye Behaviours are shared by all and are an important aspect of joining the Blenheim and Pye Team. 


  • Relish a New Challenge Everyday 
  • Keep Our Promises 
  • Show Honesty with Kindness
  • Share a Sense of Belonging 
  • Make History




Pye Homes, Site Based


Pye Construction

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