Construction Director (1599)

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BAM Construction NE are seeking applications for a Construction Director to be based in their Leeds office. This is an excellent career opportunity for an individual who wants to bring dynamism and creativity to our construction activities and help shape the future strategic direction of our business.

About the role
Reporting to the Regional Director in Leeds, and as a member of the senior management team within the region, you will lead a portfolio of projects from pre-construction through to completion and aftercare.

Duties and responsibilities:
• With support and governance from the Leeds office, you will take the lead in the bidding of tenders and subsequent negotiations, lead the pre-construction process and then oversee successful delivery on site, followed by the aftercare.
• Managing the construction teams to deliver quality projects within agreed budgets and programme timescales, ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction.
• Business development including the building and strengthening of relationships with key clients and consultants in the Leeds area to ensure a steady pipeline of work.
• At pre-construction stage, engaging in effective project planning and management and co-ordination of design and construction activities
• Managing a multi-disciplinary team, providing leadership, direction and guidance.
• Liaising with other BAM businesses – FM, Design, Services Engineering, Plant and Properties to create synergies and offer added-value services to client whenever possible. Share all market information gleaned at project level with the region and the wider company when relevant.
• Develop close relationships with clients, consultants and the supply chain with a view to building long-term productive relationships.
• Be a visible leader on health and safety, constantly encouraging a culture of improvement and ensuring that health and safety is the overriding priority on all operations. Managing and co-ordinating staff requirements in line with the overall demands of the region's workload
• Work closely with the commercial discipline to ensure the commercial success of all projects and contributing to the commercial performance of the region
• Lead, engage, communicate with and develop staff to ensure they are fully engaged and motivated to achieve their best performance

Who are we looking for?
• You will have demonstrable experience working at a senior level, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively engage with clients and external consultants while building relationships internally and externally.
• You will understand both private and public sector project procurement processes, and be comfortable working in a time critical, fast moving environment.
• Ability to manage a multi-disciplinary team
• You will be able to demonstrate effective and persuasive internal and external communication skills
• Ability to multi-task and provide focus, direction and solutions where required

What do we offer?
In addition to an attractive salary and benefits package, including a car allowance and bonus, we provide continuing learning and development opportunities within a creative and considerate work environment.

If you share our value of doing what you say you will, to the best of your ability, every time, we want to hear from you.

We are committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce that reflects our customer base and the communities in which we operate, creating an environment that enables everyone to fulfil their potential.

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