Job title: Head of M&E Projects, South West
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: GBP £80,000.00
Salary to: GBP £90,000.00
Location: Bristol, UK
Job published: 10/07/2024
Job ID: 47339

Job Description

Head of Projects (M&E), South-West UK (Cardiff/ Bristol)

About the job
Our client is a global leader in real estate and FM services and leverages the industry's most powerful knowledge base to meet the commercial real estate needs of its clients worldwide. Globally they employ over 100,000 employees and operate in 48 countries.

They are recruiting a Head of Projects on a permanent basis. This role will be part of the growing South West business Unit and ideally will be based in either the Cardiff/Bristol area but we are flexible on location as you will look after the projects business covering the South West Region.
The purpose of this role is to manage a team of experienced project managers (5), having overall responsibility for project delivery, sales/service delivery and profit & loss. You will have proven industry (mechanical, electrical and build) knowledge and a proven ability to develop project pipeline.

What you will do:
•    Provide leadership in identifying and specifying project opportunities and in delivering contractual commitments on secured projects.
•    Ensure that opportunities for the strategic development of projects are exploited to deliver increased turnover and profitability.
•    To deliver projects to completion on time and on budget and to the satisfaction of all parties, expectations to be exceeded wherever possible.
•    To identify, reduce and manage all risks (technical, statutory, health and safety, commercial or otherwise) associated with each and every project.
•    Ensure compliance with project management policies and procedures.
•    Ensure company health and safety policy and processes are effectively implemented internally and for subcontractor activities and are regularly reviewed on each and every project. This will include the timely delivery of a Health and Safety file for the works and full compliance with CDM regulations.
•    To build strong relationships with subcontractors, in particular preferred suppliers, to ensure cost effective solutions which meet our quality expectations and can be delivered to our clients whilst managing the risk and ensuring back to back terms and conditions.

What we are looking for:
You will have proven industry (mechanical, electrical and build) knowledge and a proven ability to develop project pipeline. You will provide leadership, management and the development of project opportunities whilst ensuring projects are secured and then delivered to meet time and budget requirements and to meet or exceed client expectations.

You will also have good communication skills and an ability to explain the technical details and challenges of each potential project to both technical and non-technical reports within varied customer’s organisation. We will also look for:

•    Minimum of 5 years proven project management experience in either an M&E, FM ,construction or critical environment
•    Proven experience of running a P&L
•    Strong influencing, selling and negotiation skills
•    Present with confidence

The interview process is 2 stages and includes a presentation at 2nd stage.