Head of Construction and Quality

Location:

Birmingham, Bath Row, B15 1LZ

Salary:

circa £72,000 per annum

Hours:

35 hours per week

Contract Type:

Full Time, Permanent

Closing date:

30/09/2021


The Role

We’re seeking a Head of Construction & Quality that’s as ambitious as our plan to build 4,000 quality affordable homes across the West and East Midlands by 2025.

Reporting to our Director of Development, you’ll lead, manage and guide a team of Senior Project Managers and other Construction and Delivery Team members throughout the construction process, through to end of defects on a variety of diverse housing projects, focussing on timely delivery, accurate budget management and achieving the high quality that our customers expect.  Importantly, you’ll work closely with our partner contactors and developers and a number of key external and internal stakeholders, ensuring we have a robust forward forecast for delivery, whilst exploring the impact of industry and market changes in an increasingly uncertain time and how Midland Heart can be in the best position to meet these challenges.

Our ideal candidate? We’re seeking a seasoned construction professional with proven experience of leading and managing complex construction development project and programmes, through the construction process to end of defects. 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? 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 4pm on 30th September 2021 at the latest, however we may close applications before this date dependent on the quality of those received.  You’re therefore strongly advised to complete your application as soon as possible

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.