Head of Construction and Quality


Birmingham, B15 1LZ


£69,187 per annum


35 hours per week

Contract Type:

Full Time, Permanent

Closing date:


The Role

We’re seeking a Head of Construction & Quality that’s as ambitious as our plan to build around 3,000 quality homes for truly affordable and social rent across the Midlands in the next five years – someone with the ability lead and drive the delivery of much needed homes by 2024 and beyond.

You’ll lead and manage a team of Senior Project Managers and other Construction and Delivery Team members throughout development projects of differing complexities – monitoring, forecasting and reporting on performance to ensure that they’re delivered on time, to budget and at the high quality that our tenants expect.  Importantly, you’ll use your industry knowledge to influence the direction of future programme delivery to increase time and cost efficiency – exploring, recommending and implementing new delivery strategies including modern methods of construction, supply chain management and various forms of contractor management. 

Our ideal candidate? We’re seeking a seasoned construction professional with proven experience of leading and managing complex construction development project and programmes, from planning through to handover. You’ll have an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of statutory and regulatory frameworks, as well as the key issues in the housing and development sectors, including construction best-practice. Importantly you’ll have a track record of collaborating with internal and external stakeholder to face challenges and drive performance. 

Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you’ll be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential.

Interested? Take a look at the Role Profile below for full info. Applying is easy – simply register on our candidate portal and submit a CV and covering letter which together, show us that you have the skills and experience needed to be successful in the role.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 1st December 2019.

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to discuss any adjustments you might need in order to be successful in this role.