Building Services Director

Republic of Ireland, Dublin
03 Oct 2018
31 Oct 2018
Ben Radford
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting a Director to lead the Building Services Division (MEP).

The successful candidate will be joining a recognised leader in the delivery of consultancy services in Ireland and the UK.

The position will be based in our Dublin Office.


Chartered Building Services Engineer with experience ideally gained in a Consulting Engineering practice(s) in Ireland
Degree qualified
Have undertaken 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, and will have interpersonal skills that encourage team working and staff retention
Be capable of guiding the development of the MEP team in order to maintain a prominent position in the industry and to recognise and respond to the changing needs of the industry
Support group policies and strategies with a proven ability of implementation


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
As part of the senior management, contribute to the effective running of the operation
Responsible for operations and budget
Take prime responsibility for developing new business including Client contact, Tender Submissions and Client Interviews


Sound knowledge of relevant design codes and specifications legislation and practices
Provide leadership in setting, implementing design (technical) and quality compliance
Leading the development of new business (sales to new clients) and winning business with existing clients
Developing systems and processes to enhance the efficiency and performance of the operation
Setting high standards of performance across the team
Ensuring good communications within the department and to other stakeholders involved within the Group
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.

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