Technical Director

Ref No. EMP445852
Salary £55,000 - £62,000/annum
Benefits Benefits
Location Oxford, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


An opportunity for Technical Director has arisen to join a civil and structural building design consultancy in Oxford.


Structural Engineering building design

The Job

An opportunity for Technical Director has arisen to join a civil and structural building design consultancy in Oxford.

Becoming part of the senior management team and reporting to the operation director, you will be responsible for the leadership and development of their smaller works projects.

A strong all-round background within structural engineering and significant experience in the UK buildings market is paramount.

You will an educational background in Civil/Structural Engineering and hold IEng/CEng status within ICE/IStructE.

The role

  • Client and Design Team Liaison
  • Develop positive trust based relationships with clients and members of the design team.
  • Establish project briefs.
  • Prepare and negotiate fee quotations, agree with a Director.
  • Correspond with design team.Carry out surveys of existing constructions.
  • Prepare and review written reports.
  • Prepare concept designs.
  • Prepare preliminary design calculations and sketches.
  • Check design calculations prepared by others for numerical accuracy and engineering principle.
  • Prepare specifications and check those prepared by others.


  • Manage and programme resources of the group in relation to the needs of active commissions.
  • Manage with other Technical Directors the organisation of the office to ensure smooth running of the company in an ordered and attractive environment.
  • Assign responsibilities to engineers and technicians. Determine programme for project execution and ensure that tasks are carried out in a timely and cost effective way.
  • Delegate design and specification tasks to Senior Project Engineers, Project Engineers, Graduate Engineers and Trainee Engineers. Review scope of calculations required.
  • Delegate drawing tasks to Senior CAD Technicians, CAD Technicians and Trainee CAD Technicians. Review scope of drawings required.
  • Manage the welfare and motivation of staff.
  • Recruit new staff.
  • Monitor project costs against fees to ensure overall profitability of the group.
  • Report financial performance of projects to Director.
  • Assist in the preparation of management accounts for group.
  • Prepare fee accounts.
  • CDM Regulations and H&S


In addition to salary, benefits include an attractive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, private healthcare, life insurance and season ticket loans.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.


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