UK Building Services Technical Lead

Civil & Structural
  • UK
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and building services consultancies. They are looking to appoint a UK Technical Director for Building Services within their Building Design practice. The position can be based in any of their offices across the UK, with main...

Quote ref: 1061/105599

Job description

Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and building services consultancies. They are looking to appoint a UK Technical Director for Building Services within their Building Design practice. The position can be based in any of their offices across the UK, with main hubs in London, Manchester, Glasgow, Bristol, Epsom, Leeds, Warrington and Cardiff. They embrace hybrid working and have a flexible working policy that enables working from home and office locations.  

 

Job Description:  

 

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.  

 

Anglo is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, our commitment to diversity and inclusion extends to all applicants. We value all talents and aim to provide equal opportunities.  

All qualified applicants are welcome, regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, or orientation.

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