Construction Director

  • Job Reference: 2750
  • Date Posted: 16 April 2024
  • Location: Plymouth - RNB Devonport, Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 4SG
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We're looking for a Construction Director to join our Devonport Major Projects team based in the Plymouth, Devon.


Location: Plymouth, Devon
Contract: Permanent, Full Time (must be able to commute to site)

What responsibilities will you have?

As a Construction Director, you will be responsible for directing the site management team through all phases of a project to meet the contract requirements. The Project Director is also responsible for client liaison and generating new business according to the Company Business Plan.

Your day to day responsibilities as a Construction Director will include;

  • Responsible for managing billings and cost procedures during preconstruction.
  • Responsible for ensuring Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) matters are managed on the Project.
  • Developing bid scopes for trade packages and vetting subcontractors to insure compliance
  • Providing Project Management skills to ensure that all contractual requirements are met.
  • Provide assistance to the site Project Managers on constructability issues during the planning phase of a project and manage the resource allocation to any early construction activities that may take place during this phase of a project.
  • Support the Commercial Manager and Area Commercial Manager in administering subcontracts.

What do we need from you?

Is this role of Construction Director great for you?

  • You have strong knowledge and experience of the main management systems and processes used within a similar Tier 1 business and project delivery.
  • Manage financials, risk management, and stakeholder relations through preconstruction to delivery.
  • You hold a related HNC degree or equivalent and a full UK driving license.
  • You're experienced in working in environments with structural steelwork, cladding and reinforced concrete
  • You're able to take the central position with client interfaces and manage project delivery on technical and business aspects of team outputs establish project requirements and drive the team to deliver the required outputs in terms of quality, cost and programme.

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

Due to the nature of this role and the nature of the work at this site, you will be required to complete a Government Security Check (SC) Clearance / Counter Terrorism Check (CTC), which takes place during/before your employment, and is conducted by the Cabinet Office's United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) agency who set out a pre-requisite criteria including residency history. (Applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case-by-case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us - To read more about our programme to support people with convictions into employment, visit www.kier.co.uk/careers/making-ground ). This role will also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier

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