Assistant Technical Coordinator
Orbit Group

£23,000 - £26,000 a year


Orbit is a fantastic business and one that’s really going places.

We are a developer in our own right and our strategy is to deliver 25,000 new homes by 2030 using, in part, £120m of Homes England grant funding – a total investment that exceeds £400m per annum.

We achieved top 10 status across the board in ‘Inside Housings’ survey of UK housebuilders for 2018-2019 and recently made the ‘Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For’ list on our first attempt.

We are recruiting an Assistant Technical Coordinator to work within our construction team in Norwich. As the Assistant Technical Coordinator you will work with internal and external parties to deliver a comprehensive package of technical documents relating to specific housing developments that support build milestones from land stage through to site build completion.

You will communicate with consultants, suppliers and manufacturers to ensure that supporting information is handed to our build teams so that they can meet build targets and remain within budget. The Technical Coordinator will organise enquiries, designs and quotations and create production support information and maintain a register of current drawings and design information for the production teams. You will support the senior technical team with the planning process and review planning approvals to address conditions prior to commencing on site.

The Assistant Technical Coordinator will have the opportunity to attend site progress meetings and carry out site inspections as necessary in addition to offering advice on engineering and technical service issues and interface matters.

The package includes a base salary between £23,119 and £25,688 plus a car allowance, annual group incentive bonus up to 15%, 27 days holiday plus 9 bank holidays and a clearly defined.

About you

We are looking for a driven individual with good technical knowledge of civil engineering and/or residential building construction. This knowledge may well have been gained via architectural, planning, engineering or building capacities within a residential developer or consultancy service.

You will be extremely thorough with strong attention to detail and be able to build robust relationships where you can credibly challenge decisions and thought processes made by others.

It is hoped that you will have had experience with AutoCad and be familiar with a variety of design packages in assisting the development of design programmes.
Why apply?
We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and our employee’s tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including private medical insurance, discounted dental insurance and gym membership, 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and pension scheme.

About us

We are one of the UK’s leading housing groups providing high quality, good value homes to over 100,000 customers across the Midlands, the East and South East. We are a developing housing association that owns and manages 42,000 homes and builds 2,000 new homes every year.

Our customers are at the centre of everything we do. We provide all sorts of homes for all sorts of people and our innovative approach empowers every one of them to grow and flourish. We are commercially driven. The more profit we make, the more we invest into the communities that we work for, improving services and playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.

We empower our employees and enable people from every background to achieve their career ambitions by giving them the support, benefits, training and environment they need to thrive at work and in life.

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,119.00 to £25,688.00 /year


  • construction related: 1 year (Preferred)