​What is a Technical Manager?

The role of a Technical Manager is to be accountable for the technical resource delivery at programme and project level. A Technical Manager will provide technical support and ensure technical outputs meet the requirements project, as well as meeting project affordability within timescales agreed with the project team.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Technical Manager?

From employer to employer the job description of a Technical Manager will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Plan and deliver all technical aspects of the programme and projects, working with relevant parties to assist in the formation of a design strategy, ensuring that this is adhered to

  • Ensure rigorous application of the Risk and Value process and challenge technical solutions to provide best value

  • Agree technical resource required, and forecast and manage resource costs throughout the project

  • Work with relevant parties to monitor and report on the technical teams progress on all required deliverables

  • Attend production meetings, and where required chair design meetings

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For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Technical Manager professionals across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Technical Managers and secure the market's leading Technical Manager opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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​Plymouth is a port city that is located in the south west County of Devon. Plymouth’s estimated population as of 2019 is 262,100 making it the 30th most populous city in the UK. Plymouth has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

The Box

The Box is a construction project that will see a new windowless £40m history and arts centre. The Box is an ambitious museum and art gallery being partly new-built and partly refurbished inside the old Grade II listed museum and library in North Hill, and in a former church behind it.

Peirson House

This £10m construction project will see a stylish block of 76 flats for anyone wanting to live within a stone’s throw of the Hoe and city centre. Peirson House will be a six-storey tower, containing 39 two-bedroom apartments and 37 one-bedroom flats, each with a balcony, with outdoor communal space, undercover car parking and a landscaped entrance onto Notte Street.

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