Construction & Safety Director - European Projects

This newly created role of Construction and Safety Director will be a key role in delivering one of the key objectives of the 5 Year Plan. DPS plan to expand our construction management and safety capability to execute larger projects in €100m+ scale in the Life Science sector as part of our EPCMV offering or our standalone Construction Management offering. In this role you will develop and implement a strategy that will position DPS to secure and deliver larger construction projects ensuring these projects are delivered in a safe manner for the protection of our employees, clients, subcontractors and vendors. You will work closely with the regional operations directors and managers of construction to set standards, support the development of project execution strategies, support the built of appropriate project teams and act as a peer reviewer on the projects to identify risks and mitigation strategies.

Category:
Construction
Location:
Ireland
Years of Experience Req.:
20 Years +
Date Posted:
01/09/2020
Days Remaining:
62
Employment Type:
Permanent full-time
Education Level Req.:
Undergraduate Degree in Engineering or Construction related disciplines

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

Provide strong safety leadership in setting standards for construction safety and oversee construction field safety in the field

Review and improve our construction safety procedures and guidelines

Review and improve our construction procedures and guidelines

Review, develop and implement technology to support the management of construction and safety on projects in conjunction with the technology group

Develop construction execution strategies to deliver fast track projects (off site construction techniques etc.)

Develop and implement Lean construction techniques

Support the creation of robust contracts and procurement strategy to enable project delivery

Ensure commercial and contract management process are in place

Support Operations on the building of safety and construction teams

Ensure standard reporting processes are in place for key safety and construction KPI’s

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE FOR THIS ROLE WILL HAVE THE ABILITY TO DEMONSTRATE:

Strong leadership and communication skills

Track record in setting high standards of safety management

Track record in the delivery of €100m+ construction projects in the Life science sector

Identify key strategic issues and opportunities

Develop strong client relationships

Provide market and external competitor intelligence

Support M&A or divestment transactions

Challenge operations directors and teams

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Undergraduate degree Engineering or Construction related discipline

20+ years’ operating at a senior level with deep knowledge of pharma/biotech construction sector

Demonstrated ability to be both strategic and operational

Forward-thinking and conceptual, with the ability to execute on the multiple projects concurrently

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