Technical Director

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Maris Interiors are one of the UK’s leading design and build experts.  Located in Southwark, London and founded in 1977, Maris work with organisations across the UK to transform their space.  We specialise in workplace design, fit-out, refurbishment, relocation & furniture.  We believe in hiring, harnessing, mentoring, and keeping the best talent in the industry to guarantee quality and consistency in every element of our business.

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will proactively work with the design team and provide technical support, and deal with pricing and contract matters from tender stage to build stage to ensure each project is deliverable within the allotted client budget and programme.

We are seeking a qualified professional who will be passionate and engaging in their approach, promote positive cultures and behaviours and commercially manage projects to the highest standard. You will be focussing on continuous improvement and meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Pricing tenders in line with project brief, building parameters and submitted designs
  • Ensuring produced designs are accurate, technically correct, deliverable and fully costed
  • Presenting costs to clients
  • Pre-contract programming and compliance with building, planning, and building control regulations

You will be able to demonstrate 5+ years’ experience in a commercial pre-contract role, ideally in a design and build environment and / or you will be relevant degree qualified (BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree or equivalent).

Benefits

  • Generous holiday entitlement with additional Christmas period given as free time off
  • On-site coffee shop serving free breakfast, tea, coffee, and fruit throughout the working day
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Life assurance after 12 months’ service
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme with 24/7 online GP service and access to mental, financial, and physical wellbeing support

Candidates will be considered on their abilities regardless of age, gender, or ethnicity but an ability to communicate at a high level of competency in the English language is essential. The right to live permanently and work in the UK is essential.

The company does not have a fixed salary scale and will pay an appropriate and fair salary based on experience and abilities.