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Construction Director

Cognisant Limited
Basic c£90-130,000 (DOE) + Bonus + Benefits.
Closing date
9 Apr 2024

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Construction Director – Residential-led, mixed-use developer.


Basic c£90-130,000 (DOE) + Bonus + Benefits.

An established Residential-Led Mixed-Use developer, with exciting growth plans, is looking to recruit a Construction Director to take responsibility for the successful delivery of complex development projects from inception to completion. Working with the Group Managing Director, you will manage the entire delivery function, internal and external teams, methodology and budgets.

You will be responsible for:

  • Produce build programmes and monitor and review in conjunction with project and site managers to ensure adherence to the programmes.
  • Prepare project viability appraisals and manage them throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Oversee and regularly review the build programme monitoring quality and costs.
  • Develop the project business plan and final development brief in conjunction with the Sales and Marketing Team.
  • Lead the preparation and lodgement of planning applications, through to approval and ensure controls track requirements for various approvals.
  • Implement and ensure full support is achieved in maintaining H&S standards and incident and injury free policy and vision.
  • Providing leadership and mentoring to direct reports, both internal and external, to ensure results are delivered and a collaborative working environment is achieved.

With a hands-on approach, you will have a proven track record of delivering complex projects on time and within budget. Dealing with multiple stakeholders you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

For a confidential discussion please, in the first instance, send your CV to Daniel Bolton at


Cognisant is an executive recruitment consultancy, working across all disciplines, connecting people and businesses within the following sectors:

  • Housebuilding & Residential Development – Speculative & Affordable
  • PRS, Student & BtR
  • Mixed-Use & Regeneration
  • Commercial Development – inc. Industrial & Logistics, Office, Retail & Leisure
  • Real Estate
  • Facilities Management

Cognisant offer over four decades of expertise, and with our national coverage we partner with clients from major quoted organisations, large SMEs, to niche, privately owned companies. Cognisant offer the full suite of recruitment services, including: Executive Search & Selection, Advertised Selection, Contingency, Benefits & Salary Benchmarking and Competitor Analysis all on either a permanent or interim basis, executive or non-executive. If you are looking for your next role or are hiring we would love to talk.

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For a confidential conversation please contact Mark Heald, Director on 07796 514558 or via email on

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