Director - Water Group

Job Title: Director - Water Group
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - East of England, Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
Salary: Competitive salary
REF: 119795
Contact Name: Jill Richmond
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Job Published: over 4 years ago
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for someone looking for a new challenge to work within a business management team as an advisory director in a well established and respected water group. The role requires an individual with strong commercial acumen and experience of managing and leading business processes. The ideal person will have strong market and industry knowledge within flood resilience, environmental management and /or planning and development.
The successful applicant, amongst other responsibilities, will:
  • take a key role in leading on strategic objectives and will be responsible for managing change and ensuring engagement with new processes and procedures
  • develop and achieve business plan targets, adding value and profit to the group; managing overhead budgets and monthly fee forecasts
  • responsible for implementation of business processes; compliance with company procedures and business guidelines
  • act as project director, where required and be responsible for successful project delivery as well as preparing and reviewing commercial proposals and managing a pipeline of work
  • proactively manage opportunities and leads alongside the business development director
  • coach and mentor individuals within the advisory group and undertake overall responsibility for HR staff issues and resourcing
You will hold a relevant professional Chartership and degree level qualification in a related subject. You will have experience within the public and private sector working in relation to flood resilience, environmental management and planning & development. Additionally you will have:
  • strong market and industry knowledge
  • experience working as part of a management team
  • experience managing a profit and loss
  • experience with joint ventures  / major partnering agreements and suppliers
It would be desirable if you have international experience and / or have foreign language skills. The role is based in Peterborough but will require regular travel across the UK and occasionally overseas.
We look forward to receiving your application.
For more information, please contact Jill Richmond 01202 888 986