Associate​/Director - Quantity Surveying​/Project Management

Job Description


Currie & Brown is looking for an associate/director of quantity surveying and/or project management to jointly lead service provision from our Belfast office.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please make sure you meet the following requirements as listed below.

The director will be responsible for directing financial, operational, client and people-related objectives, in collaboration with the other directors in the office and across the region.

The role encompasses leading, developing and monitoring the delivery of the business plan and ensuring services are delivered on time, to budget and with exceptional quality.

Responsibilities will include:
Taking full P&L responsibility, monitoring and controlling financial performance Identifying and delivering business expansion opportunities, ensuring that they meet the required financial targets and returns Working with the other directors in the region to establish a marketing plan which complements the business strategy and maximises sector growth where applicable Bringing new and repeat business to the company from a good network of client and business contacts Converting work-winning opportunities within the office into successful and profitable contracts Creating a bid strategy and working with key resources to identify, capture and develop win themes Acting as senior account director for selected key client accounts while contributing proactively to the sharing of clients, ensuring service delivery is undertaken by the individuals most practically equipped to service the client Creating a cross-selling culture, ensuring all staff understand the full portfolio of our business offering Initiating and ensuring implementation of corrective action where performance deviates from plan Directing all staff within the scope of line management on timely billings, cash collection to improve lock-up, and taking action to ensure that long-term debts are recovered Handling financial management of all assigned projects, ensuring budgetary compliance, management of debt and WIP Supporting the annual budgeting process for services/sectors and providing financial forecasts on a monthly basis Working in a collaborative way with other directors to share best practice, service delivery, knowledge and resources, and with our national industry and service forums Working in a collaborative and supportive manner with a centralised support services function, understanding the need for sharing support services resource across the wider business Undertaking responsibility for personal compliance, and compliance in their scope of line management, with company policy and procedure Ensuring regular audits and peer reviews are undertaken Setting a clear leadership role in ensuring compliance with all professional indemnity insurance requirements and maintaining a risk register Undertaking responsibility for compliance with corporate governance standards in all areas of project delivery, specifically responsibility for all H&S on projects, with respect of H&S training, compliance and culture Ensuring monthly reporting and Agresso is up to date, including agreed fees and forecast costs Monitoring sub-contractors performance to ensure standard and technical specifications are achieved and aligned with contractual agreements, identifying remedial actions and process changes Developing a resource strategy for all direct projects, identifying a pipeline of talent for projected work, and a training and development strategy to maximise the capability of current staff Undertaking responsibility for identifying recruitment needs and methods of recruitment to identify the key required skill sets, working with HR to proactively plan resourcing and avoid agency expenditure Taking ownership for embedding a culture whereby one-to-ones, development reviews and individual staff development becomes the norm Working with HR to develop and promote clearly defined career pathways Demonstrating company values in all dealings, internally and externally, championing business priorities above local ones Recognising and celebrating great performance, while acting robustly and consistently on poor performance


Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and/or Chartered Institute of Building Proven leadership with people development qualities

Ability to provide a clear vision and create a culture based on transparency, openness and trust Demonstrable experience in business development in the Belfast local area with experience in the private sector of interest A good network of business and client contacts with the ability to bring new and repeat business to the company Experienced in developing and implementing key account management plans Proven experience in discharging P/L accountabilities A keenness for high-quality service delivery with a desire to seek and welcome performance feedback and correct shortfalls (personal and team) Good technical writing, client-facing and communication skills Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute Knowledge of current trends, industry and technology with an openness for continued learning Currie & Brown is one of the worlds leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the management and utilisation of their physical assets, and is differentiated by innovation, expertise and experience.

With principal offices in London, Dubai, Hong Kong, Mumbai, New York and Shanghai, we operate throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, India and the Middle East.

Currie & Brown is an equal opportunity employer.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer we ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.

Currie & Brown UK is also proud to have signed the Armed Forces Covenant, which represents a promise by the company that those who serve or have served, and their families, are treated fairly.

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