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Development Director

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    Building & Construction

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Akton Resourcing are working with a client based in Norwich to recruit an experienced Construction Manager/Development Director. Depending on experience we may consider an experienced Head of Construction. We are not interested in site managers looking to take a step up, we are looking for a candidate already experienced in this position who can hit the ground running.

Our client is looking for someone who is loyal who can be a part of and lead a team. You will need to be ambitious, proactive with good communication skills. The successful candidate will be expected to manage multiple sites ranging from £500K - £10M.

The Role:

As a construction manager or site manager, you'll be responsible for ensuring that a building project is completed safely, within an agreed timeframe and budget

Managing the practical side of every stage of the build, you'll work closely with architects, surveyors and other building professionals in planning and delivery.

You'll also supervise and direct a range of operations on a construction site and ensure that all tradespeople and contractors are working together to an agreed plan and that progress is being made. You may oversee a whole site, or a big part of a large-scale complex project.


As a Development Manager you'll need to:

plan and coordinate a project from start to finish, including organising the schedule of work, costings and budget
plan the work and oversee the buying of necessary materials and equipment
hire and manage staff for the project
manage the construction site on a day-to-day basis, including supervising the labour force, monitoring subcontractors, checking materials, inspecting work and overseeing quality control
ensure the project is delivered on time and on budget by setting benchmarks, agreeing budgets and monitoring progress
check design documents with architects, surveyors and engineers
promote and maintain health and safety, including site inspections to ensure safety rules are being followed
write reports
maintain regular communication and attend meetings with clients and their representatives to inform them of progress on the project, i.e. stakeholder management
communicate with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and others involved in the project
deal with any unexpected problems that may occur during the project.