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Construction Director - Client Side

Ref: JN -122019-69257
GBP100000 - GBP130000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
UK, London
Construction & Engineering, Construction Management
13th December 2019
Job Type

Construction Director, Boutique Developer

Reporting to the Managing Director

Cobalt recruitment has the pleasure of working exclusively with a prime real estate, boutique development company based in London. Established in 2014, this design led developer is skilled at unlocking challenging and complex sites across a portfolio of residential, commercial and mixed-use property. With a portfolio growth to over £150 million GDV and further acquisitions on the horizon, our client now have the requirement to expand their London team through the appointment of a Construction Director to take responsibility of all construction activity through the supply chain.

With projects being overseen through a construction management method, the construction manager will need to have experience working in either a main contractor or similar client-side environment. You will be responsible for ensuring construction of a quality product within agreed budgets and timescales overseeing development from inception to completion. You will work with relevant stakeholders and third parties to prepare a development brief and procurement route, develop programme of works and CPA, appoint and liaise with design teams, consultancies and sub-contractors and negotiate terms of agreement.


  • Professional Qualifications - MCIOB (preferable)
  • Degree in Construction Management or HND in Building
  • Demonstrable experience in Construction Management within residential development
  • Preferable experience within high-end residential £10+ million build programmes
  • Practical direct delivery site experience, procurement and management of sub-contractors and build process logistics delivering projects to time, budget and quality
  • Experience working within the main contractor or developer environment
  • Managerial experience with excellent influencing and reporting skills
  • Familiarity with construction management software packages


Base Salary: £100,000 to £130,000

Benefits: Pension + Healthcare

Bonus: 30%

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