UK Building Services Technical Lead

Civil & Structural
  • UK
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
This role is for one of the biggest building services consultancies, they are currently looking for an experienced UK Building Services Technical Lead to join their growing team on a permanent basis to support the delivery of numerous projects all across the UK and internationally. This role is located in any of their...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/82866

Quote ref: 1061/82866

Job description

This role is for one of the biggest building services consultancies, they are currently looking for an experienced UK Building Services Technical Lead to join their growing team on a permanent basis to support the delivery of numerous projects all across the UK and internationally. This role is located in any of their UK locations including Bristol, Warrington, Cardiff, Leeds, Manchester or London. They embrace hybrid working and have a flexible working policy that enables working from home and office locations.  

 

Job Description  

 

Our client is looking to appoint a UK Technical Director for Building Services within their Building Design practice. This is an exciting role to head up their key technical capability with a focus on building services excellence, sustainability, building performance and low carbon solutions, that enable their multi-discipline teams of Architects and Engineers to create inspirational buildings and places.  

 

The role:  

- They are seeking a knowledgeable and skilled mechanical building services expert with solid experience in delivering consultancy services for private and public sector clients, particularly in the Buildings & Places market.  

- The focus of the role is very much on the design of buildings and their immediate surroundings. It encompasses all aspects of how environmental systems should be an integral part of the design process from the moment of project inception.  

- Areas of attention will include setting the direction of development for projects at concept stages, followed by regular reviews with the team as the designs become fully detailed.  

- For more complex projects there may be a need for more in-depth involvement, depending upon the requirement.  

- With the support of regional Technical Authorities, you will also have a role in setting the quality and technical standards implemented by their teams, identifying new technologies for adoption and providing guidance for training and development initiatives.  

 

Responsibilities:  

- Own technical responsibility for project quality, design standards and delivery processes.  

- Provide technical support to clients in a wide range of areas.  

- Knowledgeable of UK Government policy and other industry initiatives that relate to Building Services.  

- Represent the company as a Subject Matter Expert on Mechanical Building Services.  

- Generate good working relationships with internal and external clients and develop a client relationship management strategy.  

- Take responsibility for key client management of specific clients.  

- Provide management, motivation, inspiration and technical leadership for the Building Services team engaged on projects.

Requirements

- Degree, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services or Mechanical Engineering and Chartered with a relevant institution.  

- Ability to influence senior management and peers within the industry and positively challenge decisions and processes.  

- Significant experience in the concepts/theories/detailed design/practicalities of Mechanical Building Services design and compliance requirements.  

- Extensive project experience, necessitating high levels of technical competence with a strong focus and track record of the delivery of designs and processes.  

- Demonstrable leadership and people management skills with the ability to inspire a team.  

- Good commercial awareness, business management skills and results orientation.  

- Customer focused with a high level of relationship management skills.  

- Confident ability with good communication skills and a professional approach to clients and other employees.

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