Director, Building Services Engineering

Job Title: Director, Building Services Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
REF: 123057
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Director, Building Services Engineering
Our client, a multinational company specialising in multidisciplinary engineering, environmental and project management consultancy now wishes to hire a Director to lead their Building Services Division. The position will be based in their Dublin office.

The successful candidate will lead Mechanical, Electrical and Process Engineering group in senior design projects across a broad spectrum of building projects, ideally in Pharmaceutical, Commercial and State funded sectors

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in client interfaces and contract management with strong client links.

Responsibilities for Director, Building Services:
This hire will act as part of the senior management, with effective running of the operation and budget
In support of the business plan, develop an overall set of competitive goals for the operation.
Manage budgets and aggressive goals to agreed targets, without impacting customer service levels
Maintain good relationships with the other functions within the group, maximise cross-functional workings and assist in developing an integrated operations plan for the whole company
Take prime responsibility for developing new business including Client contact, Tender Submissions and Client Interviews.
Provide leadership in setting, implementing design (technical) and quality compliance.
Leading the development of new business and winning business with existing clients.
Developing systems and processes to enhance the efficiency and performance of the operation
Ensuring good communications within the department and to other stakeholders involved.
A thorough understanding of terms of professional appointments, contractual arrangements, procurement and project management.
Capability to manage all staff in their section including management of costs and time.
Understanding of budgets, profit and loss accounts, management accounting systems.
People management skills; including interviewing, recruitment, performance management and reviews, motivation and conflict resolution.
Ability to deal with clients; including ability to sell; resolve problems with clients; generate new work and satisfy client requirements.
Good site experience, including construction support, surveys, meetings and generating snag lists.
Good computer skills in using standard office software, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
Basic understanding of specific building services design tools, such as AutoCAD, HEVACOMP and similar.

Requirements for Director, Building Services
Chartered Building Services Engineer with more than 20 years' experience ideally gained in a Consulting Engineering practice in Ireland
Bachelor Degree qualified in Engineering, or similar.
Proven experience in senior design roles across a broad spectrum of building projects, ideally in Pharmaceutical, Commercial and State funded
Significant experience in client interfaces and contract management with strong client links.
Have been responsible for the Technical and Commercial Management of projects including the Budgeting and assignment of MEP Resources within fee and profitability limitations
Possess excellent communication abilities, both written and oral.
Be capable of guiding the development of the team, will adaptability to respond to the changing needs of the industry.
Support group policies and strategies with a proven ability of implementation.

Please contact Larry on +353 1 - 2302400 /

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