Construction Director

Lampton Development & Investment (D&I)

Permanent

Competitive salary

Baltimore Consulting are excited to be working in exclusive partnership with Lampton Development & Investment (D&I) as we seek to appoint their new Construction Director to the team.

Lampton D&I are a part of the Lampton360 Group of Companies, owned by and providing services for LB Hounslow. They build, buy and manage homes to meet LB Hounslow’s growth ambition and housing needs. They were established in 2017 and have delivered some strong results, they have also learned along the way.

In March 2021, LB Hounslow Cabinet approved an exciting new Business Plan for Lampton D&I.  Lampton D&I are on track with delivering this plan. They have achieved planning permission, have completed new homes, are buying homes at volume and are finalising a sector leading grant agreement with the GLA.

As the business plan sets out, we are moving away from the JV development partnership with EcoWorld that has been in place to deliver the 2017 business plan. And, establishing an inhouse development team to deliver our future plans. We are now looking to establish this team. everything they do.

LB Hounslow has significant growth ambition and through Lampton D&I, has agreed to deliver some exemplar development results – not just growth but social value, sustainability and local economic benefits.

Your key responsibilities as Construction Director include:

  • Provide direction and leadership to a team of operations/contracts managers, project managers, site managers and operatives on the developments.
  • Regularly monitor programmes to ensure delivery on time to budget and to highlight any risks at an early stage.
  • Run an operational/production team of high achieving staff with focus on both production and commercial delivery of projects.
  • Set aspirational targets and standards for the department to drive continuous improvement.
  • Commit to the highest standards of design, quality, safety and client satisfaction.
  • Manage resources effectively and efficiently on site including directly employed operatives and plant.
  • Drive programme and deliver to timescales by ensuring all interfacing departments work collaboratively.
  • Work with the Development Director to engage with our supply chain in a proactive and commercial way to ensure business sustainability.

Essential

  • 5-10 years demonstrable experience of management of sites to high spec from inception to completion.
  • Extensive technical experience of the aspects of the build from the ground up ie, residential, mixed use, M&E, fit-out stage etc
  • Be able to deliver a programme of works whilst adhering to all HSE, legislation and aftercare.

Desirable

  • Responsible for all post-construction work and will have a track record in procuring and delivering successful construction projects.
  • Understanding of building safety and emerging sustainability technology.
  • Co-ordinate projects using multiple contractors and encourage close working relationships for seamless delivery and high service levels.
  • Ability to build teams and through the supply chain be able to adhere to appropriate quality/technical and compliance cover.
  • Have an effective structure for handover of units.
  • MRICS qualification desirable.
  • Local Authority background.
  • Design and sustainability experience.
  • Strong management knowledge.
  • Asset management experience, ‘whole life costing’.
  • Genuine problem solver with a ‘start-up’ mentality.

 

The panel are looking for an individual with strong leadership skills who promotes teamwork and holds a high level of integrity.

Initial competency interviews will be hosted by Baltimore with candidate shortlisting to take place with Lampton at the end of November. Candidates who are shortlisted will be invited for formal interview with Lampton at the end of December, with an anticipated start date of April 2022.

The closing date for this post is 6th December 2021.

 

If you meet the above criteria and would like to apply for this role, please apply on line or email your updated CV to j.fuglesang@baltimoreconsultingltd.com  or call James Fuglesang (Executive Consultant on this campaign) on 0117 313 7110.

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James Fuglesang

Executive Consultant