Director - Residential Project Management

Locations London, United Kingdom
Discipline Real Estate and Building Consultancy
Job reference 3334604
Salary £110,000-£140,000
Consultant name Grant Smith
Consultant email grant@archerrecruitment.com
Consultant contact no 07874870316
Director – Residential Project Management:
 
Archer Recruitment is working with a globally recognised construction consultancy to recruit a Director to lead their London based residential project management team.  
 
Responsibilities will include:
  • Formulating and managing strategies to deliver the business objectives.
  • Actively identifying new business development opportunities and driving growth across the Business Unit’s activities.
  • Ensuring that projects are managed in accordance with the company’s processes and procedures (governance and controls).
  • Agreeing fees and charges for potential services with Business Unit Manager / Area Chair.
  • Agreeing appointments / scope of services. Ensuring that appointments are in place prior to commencing service delivery.
  • Delivering high quality services and deliverables ensuring that services meet clients requirements.
  • Reviewing scope of appointments on a monthly basis to ensure services are being delivered in accordance with appointments.
  • Managing and maintaining customer relationships (i.e. Clients, business partners and other consultants).
  • Ensuring a Customer care plan is in place.
  • Resolving customer complaints.
  • Ensuring sufficient resources are made available to deliver services on projects, including managing resource conflict resolution (with fellow directors).
  • Leading and managing Teams, including working with Associate Directors in managing resources and workload. Ensuring compliance with administrative requirements (appraisals, training, timesheets etc)
  • Managing employees, focusing on retention and development.
  • Developing and enhancing the company’s project management capability.
  • Briefing employees on relevant aspects of the company’s business.
  • Preparing bids for services.
  • Managing service delivery for profit.
 
 
To achieve success in the role, successful candidates must meet the following pre-requisites:
  • Must be chartered (MRICS, MCIOB, MAPM)
  • Extensive experience in delivering project management and/or programme management services on construction projects, of which 3-years were in responsible leadership function in the management of major construction projects or frameworks.
  • Excellent knowledge of construction procurement strategies, including tendering and contract strategies.
  • Extensive knowledge of construction technologies and materials, sequences and methods.
  • Excellent commercial background, including familiarity with contract conditions and procedures and ability to administer contracts (as Contract Administrator, Employer’s Agent and/or Project Manager).
  • Sound understanding of legislation impacting on building contracts.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading high performance multi-disciplinary project delivery teams.
  • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to quickly adapt to changing environments.
  • Excellent problem solving, negotiating skills, financial and numeracy management skills.
  • Ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily.
  • Proficient networker.
  • Specialist knowledge of a specific industry sector (i.e. Residential, Hotels, Commercial, Retail, Leisure, Education, or other).
  • Ability to prepare first-class bids for services.
  • Competent at negotiating sufficient fees to both complete services and generate required profit levels.
  • Demonstrable evidence of delivering services to Clients and managing Client relationships.
  • Demonstrable experience of timely interfacing with clients and key stakeholders at the highest level.
  • Experience of managing multiple projects.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and lead teams
 
Remuneration Basic: £110,000-£130,000 (depending on experience) + Comprehensive Benefits Package. Full package details will be disclosed to those candidates invited to interview stage.
 
Please submit your CV to Grant Smith by email grant@archerrecruitment.com or contact 07874 870 316 for a confidential discussion.     
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