Contracts Director

  • Job Reference: INF0000IR
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2020
  • Employer: Skanska
  • Location: England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our Infrastructure Services Projects team currently has an exciting new vacancy for a Contracts Director, predominately covering the South East of England area. You will lead a sizeable and growing Infrastructure Services business and be responsible for all operational and commercial aspects. This is a great opportunity to join a highly successful and growing team; in order to fulfil your duties, you must be very flexible in travel, as a lot of the role will be field based requiring you to cover numerous sites.


  • Be the contact for client engagement, relationship management and business development
  • Have accountability for managing a £15-30m per annum turnover, meeting or outperforming gross income targets
  • Have line management of projects teams
  • Provide input to and where appropriate, leading the tender process for civil engineering projects
  • Develop, communicate and embed the sector strategy in line with the Skanska corporate business plan
  • Support regional and national business development activities, identifying and pursuing
  • opportunities and developing the Skanska brand
  • Engage with key stakeholders and communities
  • Provide strategic management of the supply chain
  • Performance manage and improve against key business targets in line with the Skanska business plan - operational, financial, people, health/safety, quality, environmental and client satisfaction
  • Deliver monthly operational and financial reporting
  • Promote improvement opportunities and innovations

We're looking for:

  • Strong background in business development in UK civil engineering, with private and public sector clients
  • A track record of successfully leading a substantial single or multiple civil engineering project, for public or private sector clients
  • A track record of consistently meeting or exceeding business financial, productivity, growth
  • and safety targets
  • Experience of work winning and tender preparation for civil engineering projects
  • Strong competency in interrogating profit and loss accounts and cost value reports, as well as developing and presenting regular financial forecasts
  • Knowledge of UK civil engineering industry

Our infrastructure services team delivers projects that maintain and enhance the built environment. Part of that is our work to operate, maintain and improve large parts of the UK road network. Whether you're involved in frontline operational work, design, project management or office-based services, every day you'll be helping to improve the lives of millions of people.

A career with us means you'll have the freedom to develop your skills and leave your mark on the communities in which we work. Our competitive benefits package will help to enhance your life outside work, too. We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender, age, religion, sexuality and any other protected. characteristic - we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.

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Skanska UK reserve the right to close this advert at any time before the closing date advertised.

We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.