Technical Services Manager

Website AdvanceTRS Advance Training and Recruitment Services

Technical recruiters for the built environment

Job Role: Technical Services Manager

Salary: Up to £80,000 + Benefits

Location: Henfield or Eastleigh or Maidstone

Exciting opportunity for a Technical Services Manager!

Job role and responsibilities:

  • Plan and manage team to deliver a diverse workload of complex and potentially high value bids and projects to meet company goals.
  • Respond efficiently to weekly changes in priority from operations and pre-contract leadership.
  • Maintain and provide input to relevant procedures for HSEQ. Ensure compliance with relevant company procedures.
  • Assess design risks, including commercial and professional liability risks, and mitigate and manage effectively.
  • Liaise with Principal Designers and Supervising Engineers to ensure that all requirements are fulfilled.
  • Build and lead a diverse team to deliver designs and technical support across a broad range of subjects.
  • Support, coach and mentor team to build competencies and knowledge and specifically to encourage innovation with commercial awareness.
  • Review internal and external design proposals, considering CDM compliance, value for money and sustainability and innovative opportunities.
  • Work with commercial team to ensure appropriate terms are passed to design consultants and that agreements are in place for bids and projects.

Experience required:

  • Design experience within a flood defence, water & or coastal environment, including temporary and permanent works design, such as cofferdams, piling works, crane and piling mat design & flood defence works, water control structures, environmental works, etc.
  • Managing & leading a Technical team

Skills and knowledge required:

  • Commercial awareness (NEC3,4 & JCT)
  • QHSE legislation
  • Specifications, standards & design tools
  • Structural Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering
  • Understanding of the certified management systems ISO 9001 -2015, ISO 14001- 2015 & ISO 45001 – 2018


  • Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or Equivalent
  • Chartered Civil Engineer (desirable)
  • Full driving licence
  • EuroCode Design / CDM Regulations
  • CSCS Card / Temporary Works Coordinator / Appointed Person for Lifting

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please reach out to Charlie Knight @ Advance TRS.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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