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Head of Construction

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £90,000 - £100,000

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Job description

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Head of Construction to join an award winning privately owned construction firm from their successful offices in Cambridge.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the delivery of a brand new Housing Division in the region. As a new venture your focus will be to take full responsibility of housing projects in the area whilst reporting into the Regional Director. You will lead this brand new division and take full control delivering new build housing projects from start to finish.

For this role, it is essential that you can demonstrate a proven track record working as a Construction Manager or Contracts Manager on new build housing schemes. 

Salary up to £100,000 plus comprehensive package and bonus scheme.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the development of sites, with specifications and programming in mind, best practice should always be followed, the controlling of costs, budgets and maximisation of revenue generation.
  • Take full responsibility of the build programme from inception to completion.
  • Be comfortable in reporting directly to the company’s board.
  • Take pride in customer service, customer satisfaction targets must be met and you would be expected to deal with any customer related issues that are not resolved within the customer services team.
  • Working closely with the Regional Director, you are expected to agree on the direction of build, producing build programmes and monitor and review each build programme with your site management team.
  • Deliver projects £50m - £250m in value.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • You will have experience of working within the Construction industry directly for a house builder, specifically volume house building projects.
  • A proven track record in a similar role i.e. Construction Manager or Contracts Manager looking for a step up.
  • An in-depth knowledge of all legislations and requirements (NHBC, H&S, Building Regs).
  • Experience of managing budgets and costs.
  • Comfortable reporting into the board.

In Return:

They offer an opportunity to work on some of the region’s most exciting new housing developments, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges. Benefits package includes 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Healthcare
  • Phone, laptop

With an ambitious growth strategy, this business is going places so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic call or email me now 01795 531934, sam@tdm-recruitment.com


TDM Recruitment Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

TDM Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.