About The Role

About this opportunity

Senior member of Gleeds, responsible for business development, as well as for the further management of construction projects (including new builds, renovations and maintenance works) and customer relationships, coordinating the activities of other members of the Gleeds Project Management Team as appropriate.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Supporting Operational Director in delivering business objectives
  • Actively identifying new business development opportunities and driving growth across the Business Unit’s activities.
  • Positively engaging with customers and developing, growing and maintaining customer relationships
  • Delivering high quality services and deliverables ensuring that services meet our Customer’s requirements.
  • Managing teams to deliver high quality services and deliverables in accordance with the business procedures
  • Administering contracts as a contract administrator, employer’s agent or project manager.
  • Producing and presenting to customers
  • Mentoring and coaching employees so that they realise their full potential
  • Preparing bids for services.
  • Managing service delivery for profit.
  • Advising directors promptly of any issues that have arisen, or may arise, on projects; in particular those that might impact on Gleeds professional indemnity (PI) insurance.
  • Actively identifying new business development opportunities and driving growth across the business units activities

As a Gleeds team member, you will have access to:

  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working arrangements

About You

Who we’re looking for:

Experience, Knowledge and Key Skills

  • Sound experience in business development and management large construction projects in Italy 
  • Excellent knowledge of national market
  • Detailed knowledge and practices experience of project management techniques
  • Sound knowledge of the industry (including factors affecting it) and construction methods and materials
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction procurement strategies, including tendering and contract strategies
  • Clear understanding of legislation impacting on building contracts.
  • Ability to administer construction contracts as Contract Administrator, Employer’s Agent and/or Project Manager
  • Ability to motivate others (including providing support and encouragement) and to lead high performance teams.
  • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written.
  • Ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily.
  • Excellent problem solving, negotiating, financial and numeracy skills
  • Sound ICT skills, with a high proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work as part of a team and manage teams.
  • Fluent in English and Italian


  • Degree in Architecture or Engineering


About Us

Joining us

Be part of the extraordinary

Every day at Gleeds, we influence the way people around the world live, work and travel. Delivering on the world’s most iconic projects for globally renowned clients, our teams solve complex problems that shape the future of the built environment.

One of the qualities we value in people, is the ability to think creatively about the solutions we offer to clients. With 71 offices spanning the Americas, Europe, MENA and Asia Pacific our ability to innovate and improve is a product of the varied backgrounds and experience of our people. We welcome new perspectives and ideas.

Above all, we believe that quality relationships sit at the heart of good business. We strive to be the people that seek to understand and bring people together. Wherever we are in the world, our aspiration is to leave a positive legacy for people and local communities, whilst living and breathing our three core values:

  • We’re committed to our clients and our people
  • We’re creative and realistic
  • We combine professionalism with personality

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications regardless of age, disability, marital status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status or gender.

We recognise the importance of work/life balance and agree flexible working arrangements to suit each individual.

Gleeds is a Great Place to Work certified employer.

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