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Regional Development Coordinator

Competitive salary + bonus + company car and fuel card or car allowance

We are currently recruiting for a Regional Development Coordinator to join our dynamic Regional Development team based in Wakefield.

To be considered for the role you will have working knowledge of Engineering and CDM regulations whilst also being fully knowledgeable in terms of all areas of the development & technical processes.

Key duties and requirements

Assisting the Regional Development Manager as required to:

  • Procure & produce technical investigations reports, obtain third party design, cost proposals and associated requirements
  • Collate relevant sales & legal documentation e.g. conveyance plans, sales area layout drawings and site compound layouts, including POS’s, S38, S104 adoption plans for each development or phase of development
  • Appoint & manage consulting engineers, other external consultants and agencies
  • Appoint & manage utilities providers, monitoring and reporting on site progress
  • Register each development with the NHBC and building warrant/control (where applicable), upload EPCs & discharge building regulation conditions and any relevant completion certificates
  • Manage technical, regulatory approvals and adoptions
  • Prepare & maintain project delivery, control programmes and track documents for the monitoring of progress and for use in providing status reports to the Regional Development Director & Group Technical
  • Assist with the effective management of CDM regulations/Health & Safety responsibilities on all developments
  • Advise the region on changes in technical matters as they affect the efficiency and performance of the region
  • Deliver key information, reports, assessments/status updates, activity analysis, detailed individual project tracking schedules and regular update & reports in relation to technical solutions and all designated regional technical matters
  • Ensure that all pre-and post-development technical information is received, co-ordinated, distributed on time and within budget whilst liaising closely with Group Technical
  • Provide key status reports and updates on all KPIs relating to technical aspects within the remit of the development team
  • Coordinate the communication and distribution of technical information, drawings and specifications to the wider business using the relevant document management procedures
  • At all times comply with the rules and procedures contained within the Avant Technical Ways of working
  • Liaise with site teams to resolve any build related concerns, visiting site and managing problems through to resolution


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Regional Development Coordinator who can actively support the Regional Development Manager to deliver all technical requirements, in order to achieve the Regional business strategy.

The successful candidate will be able to evidence their experience of working within Engineering for a housebuilder or will have gained experience of working for an Engineering practice within the residential housing market.

Attention to detail and organisation skills are key to the success within this role. You must also be able to demonstrate excellent communication, innovation and team working skills. Previous experience as project support within either architecture or engineering is essential.  

To be considered for this role you must also possess; 

  • Possess a Degree or HNC in Civil Engineering or equivalent experience within a housebuilding role
  • Knowledge of most of the development / technical process with the ability to learn more and contribute to areas not originally within their specialism
  • Ability to support the delivery of critical path requirements as it relates to regional technical requirements, liaison with Group departments and other internal & external service providers
  • Ability to work towards and support the delivery of tight deadlines
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Well organised
  • Able to manage processes and time
  • Strong team player with an energetic outlook
  • Working knowledge/experience of engineering and CDM regulations


Avant Homes

The team at Avant Homes receive a high volume of applications for each role. If you have not heard back from us within 14 days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time.