Construction & Project Management

Construction Director

Permanent / Full Time
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Job description.

construction director
£100k – £110K dependant on experience + Bonus and Package
Are you a Construction Manager or Construction Director looking to join rapidly expanding housebuilder in the South West? This forward-thinking company is looking to add to its established senior management team with the addition of a Construction Director within the South West region to cover sites across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.
Key responsibilities:
Strategic Planning:
• Develop and implement strategic construction plansimg-align-ed with company objectives and growth targets.
• Be accountable for leading and maintaining exceptional safety, quality, cost, programme, sustainability, and project compliance standards.
Project Management:
• Oversee the execution of multiple construction developments simultaneously, ensuring adherence to budget, schedule, and quality standards.
• Monitor progress and performance of construction teams, subcontractors, and suppliers.
• Implement effective project management methodologies to optimise efficiency and minimise risks.
Team Leadership:
• Provide strong leadership and direction to the construction management team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
• Recruit, develop, and mentor construction team members, fostering talent development and succession planning.
Compliance and Regulations:
• Ensure compliance with all relevant health and safety regulations, building codes, and environmental standards.
• Liaise with regulatory authorities and local government agencies as necessary.
Cost Management:
• Develop and manage construction budgets, ensuring cost control measures are in place throughout the project lifecycle.
• Identify opportunities for cost savings and value engineering without compromising quality.
Quality Assurance:
• Implement and maintain rigorous quality control processes to uphold the company’s reputation for delivering high-quality homes.
• Conduct regular site inspections and audits to ensure compliance with quality standards and specifications.
Stakeholder Management:
• Foster strong relationships with internal stakeholders, including land, technical, sales, commercial, finance and customer care teams.
• Act as the primary point of contact for external stakeholders, including subcontractors, suppliers, consultants, and regulatory authorities.
• You will ensure the successful delivery of strategic direction and monitoring deliveryimg-align-ed with overall vision and objectives.
Innovation and Continuous Improvement:
• Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies to drive innovation and efficiency in construction processes.
• Champion initiatives for continuous improvement in construction methodologies, materials, and techniques.
Desirable skills and experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or a related field.
• Proven track record of successful leadership in construction management roles within the residential development sector.
• Extensive knowledge of construction methodologies, building codes, and regulations.
• Strong financial acumen with experience in budgeting, cost control, and financial analysis.
• Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
• Exceptional negotiation, communication, and relationship-building skills.
• Ability to analyse financial data and conduct feasibility studies.
• Excellent project management skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office.
• Sound geographical knowledge of the operational area.
• Valid driver licence and willingness to travel as required.
• Membership in relevant professional organisations is an asset.


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Mike Hardy

Mike Hardy

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