Delivering effective services, enterprising solutions and exemplary homes and communities.


Senior Design and Technical Manager

  • Salary: ¬£ Competitive (Dependent on experience)
  • Location: Stratford,London, E15/ Agile
  • Closing Date:

If you want a job that you can flex around your home life this one is a keeper!

These days, every housing Company says that they are innovative, but are they really?

At NU living, the proof is in the pudding. We're unique as we've got our own fully integrated in-house construction team working to deliver 10,000 new homes by 2027. We have our own factory that produces modular homes and so innovation is truly at the heart of everything that we do. We take calculated risks and we are not afraid to try new things. Some might even call us trail blazers…

Being part of a Housing Association, social purpose is our mantra. The work that we do can truly make a difference within Essex and East London. We build homes and communities, not just houses, as regeneration is at the core of our growth strategy. Ranked No. 22 in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not for Profit Companies in the UK, we will provide you with a tailored management training programme and a great benefits package too.


As Senior Design and Technical Manager, you will be at the forefront of our key projects from inception through to completion, managing all aspects of project design and technical matters.

Collaboration is key, so you will have strong stakeholder management skills with both internal and external parties, ensuring that all involved work together to deliver a successful project.

Excellent knowledge of the built environment and detailed design process together with effective communication and design management skills are essential to represent and propel the technical department forward.  

So what makes us stand out from the crowd? You will be empowered to be the best you can be, be given autonomy and authority to help shape our future and the trust from us so you can create your own working environment.

What else can we offer:

  • Annual Bonus - up to 15% of your annual salary (performance related)
  • Private medical insurance & life assurance
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 36 days annual leave (Inc Bank Holidays) 
  • Enhanced family friendly benefits, including great maternity and paternity schemes


We hire our people based on personality and experience. A CV can only tell us so much, so we ask that you answer some short questions that will take no longer than 15 minutes to complete. You'll find the form at the bottom of the page.

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