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
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 or contact 07874 870 316 for a confidential discussion.     
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