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Head of Projects – Construction

Post date: 14/06/2022

Closing date: 12/07/2022

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, England

Internal job ref: LJ1003213366

Status: Full Time

Opportunity to join the senior team of a Commercial Contracts division responsible for replacement Window and Door programmes and EWI schemes for the public and housing authority sector. This role is responsible for the project management function ensuring that people, processes, and skills are in place to deliver revenue plans in support of our nationwide operations teams.     Providing a high level of visibility of risks and opportunities on contracts is part of this role which works very closely with operations and commercial.  Leadership, influencing, analytical and problem-solving skills are key.

In this role you will:

  • Create and manage the delivery plan, alongside the operations team, from bid award to contract completion on contracts of up to £5m.
  • Identify opportunities on projects through effective client communication working alongside the commercial and operations functions.
  • Provide overviews of all contracts in progress working alongside the operations, commercial and QS functions.
  •  Identify risks on projects through exception reporting and work with other senior team members to resolve.
  • Provide client communication as required and attend client on-line or in-person meetings.
  • Provide effective forecasts and resource plans
  • Manage the Project Management Office on a day-to day-basis ensuring the effective project coordination via the team of coordinators and administrators in support of the operations teams

You will need the following experience for this role:

  • Strong experience of contract management with experience of JCT
  • Qualified in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management
  • Delivery of project performance against schedule in accordance with project objectives
  • Great people management and client facing skills
  • Working with housing authorities or public sector would be advantageous
  • Sales and Operations planning (S&OP) experience while desirable is not essential.

 What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Car/Car Allowance
  • A Wide Variety of Employee Benefits and Perks
  • Discounted Employee Purchase Scheme
  • 31 Days Holiday, including Bank Hols, increasing to 33 with service plus birthday leave

This role is based at our HQ in Norwich but will also include travel so a full driving license will be required for the role with some overnight stays on an occasional basis. We look forward to hearing from you.

We are certified as a Covid-19 secure employer – having complied with Government’s guidance on managing the risk of Covid-19.
Through Anglian’s value to “Succeed Together” we are committed to Equality and Diversity. We recruit the ‘best person for the job’ regardless of age, race, colour, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability - creating an inclusive working environment and culture for all our employees.

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