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Head of Projects - M&E

Job title: Head of Projects - M&E
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry: Management & Executive
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Allowance + Additional Benefits
Reference: JO-1910-233308-4
Contact name: James Tristram-Smith
Contact email:

Job description

Our client it the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm

The purpose of the role is to;

·         Lead their teams in the safe delivery of projects.

·         Have overall responsibility for generating a sales pipeline to deliver revenue to the BU.

·         Ensure projects are secured and delivered on time and within the financial requirements and margins as specified by the business.

·         Ensure that all projects adhere and are managed to commercial agreements / contracts. They must comply with statutory regulations, are QHSE compliant and meet technical industry standards.

General  Activities:

·         Ensure the safe delivery of projects through the management of risk and competence.

·         Recruit and retain talent for the present delivery and future growth of projects.

·         Provide leadership in identifying and specifying project opportunities.

·         Deliver contractual commitments on secured projects.

·         Ensure projects are delivered on all maintenance contracts.

·         Complete projects on time and on budget and to the satisfaction of all parties.

·         Identify, reduce and manage all risks (technical, statutory, health and safety, commercial or otherwise) associated with each and every project.

·         Maximise profit through cost reductions and better buying of subcontractor services.

·         Identify and win project through effective relationships.

·         Deliver supportive business communication through advice, review, leadership and direct contribution to management team meetings, briefings, consultation forums, correspondence, publicity, monthly and ad-hoc reporting and other applications as appropriate.

Business Development:

·         Plan and develop long term opportunities by creating a pipeline of opportunities.

·         Develop and manage all bids, tenders and proposals.

·         Responsible for generating and securing new sales to exceed the annual financial plan.

·         Seek out opportunities to generate projects through innovation and different technologies.

·         Lead the sales process through solutions development, participation in presentations and consultation meetings.


Building Relationships:

·         Develop effective relationships with current and potential customers through demonstrating our capability in project delivery solutions.

·         Build strong relationships with supply partners through which we can bring innovation to our customers.

·         Ensure effective solutions which meet quality expectations can be delivered to our customers.

·         Work with operational managers to ensure the collaborative development of the projects business with effective team working and support of colleagues.

Compliance :

·         Make certain that their team comply with project management policies and procedures.

·         Ensure compliance with health and safety policy across all activities. Regularly audit and review performance.

·         Carry out monthly and ad hoc project review meetings covering all aspects of Health & Safety / CDM Legislation and Requirements.

·         Engage with supply partners in a manner that ensures all risk is appropriately apportioned.

Financial management:

·         Development of project financial plans.

·         Financial responsibility for the delivery of the annual projects plan.

·         Manage the monthly P&L and ensure all costs (PMs/HoP) are fully accountable and recoverable.

·         Produce monthly and ad hoc financial reports for the business.

·         Leverage margins on projects by working with subcontractors and suppliers to reduce project costs.

·         Ensure positive cash flow and that all debt is controlled below 60 days.

·         Chair monthly project reviews with BULs, PM’s, Project Support, Finance Manager, Procurement Manager, Health & Safety Manager and Commercial Manager.

People Management:

·         Recruit, train, appraise and manage a team of exceptional PM delivery team.

·         Have people plan in place at all times

·         Ensure the Project Managers are fully trained and equipped to deliver projects to the right standards

·         Conduct performance reviews and create individual PDPs for all direct reports.

·         Responsible for recruitment and selection of all project staff. Being equally responsible for the resolution of any discipline and grievance issues that may arise.

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