Construction and Property

In today's Global marketplace with increased competition from emerging players, large construction, property and building materials companies are looking at innovative ways of maintaining growth and improving quality while focusing on bottom-line results.

To remain competitive, big construction, property and building materials companies are growing operations through mergers and acquisitions, while relying more heavily on process improvement initiatives to streamline the work. In turn, smaller players are challenged to compete against the larger, more capital-flush companies. These trends are fueling an increasing need for construction, property and building materials companies to look outside the industry for talent for their executive jobs and executive recruitment needs.

Today’s construction, property and building materials companies require highly experienced, insightful and motivated leaders to propel the industry forward. We understand this.

We have an outstanding track-record of recruiting senior professionals for a wide range of organisations across all aspects of the Construction and Built Enviornment life-cycle; supporting a range of clients including:

  • Architects
  • Consulting Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Cost Management Consultants
  • Developers
  • Facilities Management Contractors
  • Owner/Operators
  • Real Estate Consultancies
  • Programme Management Consultants
  • Sub-Contractors

Our construction executive search consultants' intimate knowledge of each of these marketplaces mean they are ideally-placed to source high-calibre individuals who will enable you to meet the demands of a challenging commercial climate. They identify and attract people who provide greater depth and flexibility to your operations - professionals who deliver exceptional results and add greater value to your organisation. 

In such a dynamic sector, attracting the best people means the difference between success and failure. We work with experienced professionals across a broad range of sectors. Our extensive network of contacts and relationships enables us to source the finest talent in the marketplace.

Our assignments within the construction sector involve executive search and recruitment for senior and middle management positions across all construction disciplines - including; commercial, construction, engineering and technical, plus our Infrastructure executive search experts are well equipped to identify and recruit leading talent for board-level and functional leadership roles. 

To discuss your confidential requirements further please contact

Dale Perrett: dale.perrett@novoexec.com

Novo's Construction and Property sector experts can help you identify & attract your next exceptional executive.

Sector Clients

  • Churchill
  • BAM
  • Bellway Homes
  • WSP

Current Roles

We have recently successfully fulfilled numerous roles in this sector.
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Head of Residential Conveyancing (Gloucestershire)

Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Package

The Company & Opportunity   Our client is a well established multi service legal practice based across the South West and South Wales. The business works for businesses and individuals across a wide range of matters. The firm has just had a record year and is keen to expand its Gloucestershire conveyancing offering, hence is looking to recruit a Head of Residential Conveyancing. This role provides an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Conveyancer to grow a division, a team and progress throughout the practice into ownership. The Company have also put in place…

Legal/Company Secretarial

Construction and Property

Gloucestershire

Job Ref No: GWConveyancing 05/21

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Planning Director (Bristol, South West)

Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Package

Our Client & Opportunity Our client is a focused planning and development consultancy. Having been around for 30 years, this well-established business has expanded consistently and is now one of the leading independent UK planning consultancies with a prominent office in the centre of Bristol. Due to growth and a very strong pipeline of work the practice is seeking a Director of Planning to head up and oversee the Bristol operation. The Bristol team serves a relatively wide area covering the South West and South West Midlands. The operation works on an  already…

Sales/Business Development
Operations

Construction and Property

Bristol (Flexible Working / South West)

Job Ref No: GW Planning Director 05/21

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Interim Project Manager

Salary: Competitive day rate to attract the best

Our client provides a range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. They are a global business with 50,000 employees, 800 laboratories across 50 countries working across food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing.  It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, they are one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic…

Manager/Team Leader

Construction and Property
Life Science

Livingston, West Lothian (GB)

Job Ref No: SM IPM 05/21

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Operations Director/Head of Operations

Salary: Excellent package

THE COMPANY Our client is one of the leading garden designing, landscaping and maintenance providers in London and the Home Counties. The Company has an excellent reputation with B2B and B2C customers built through the ability to deliver and maintain high quality gardens. Focusing on high-end project designs its clients include both B2B, customers, such as independent garden designers/landscape architects, property developers, schools and B2C end-user clients. Projects are delivered to exacting standards, managed by the Company with the use of both in-house project teams,…

Board Director/Partner
Operations

Construction and Property
Environmental

London (South), London (Greater) (GB)

Job Ref No: OD-DP 05/21

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Regional Sales Manager

Salary: Competitive Salary plus generous uncapped bonus

Are you ready to lead the regional success of a market leading building products business? Our client is a national leader in the supply of building envelope products. With a track record stretching back decades, the organisation has enjoyed strong, consistent growth across all their product types. Their products are specified into a large number of UK landmarks across a wide range of market sectors. Their success has been built upon solid professional relationships with clients by delivering what is promised. Continuous improvement and investment across the business has…

Manager/Team Leader
Sales/Business Development

Construction and Property

St Albans, Hertfordshire (GB)

Job Ref No: JH RM 4/21

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Our Client - LUC LUC is an independent environmental planning and assessment, landscape design, geospatial and ecology consultancy, working primarily across the UK but also internationally. The business is a fully employee owned organisation, with all the shares held via an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT). Over the last few years, the company has grown its top and bottom lines, and generated good cash levels, contributing to a healthy balance sheet. LUC has high client satisfaction and has won numerous industry awards. Overview There is a key requirement to recruit an…

Non-Executive Director

Construction and Property
Environmental
Renewable Energy

UK, Flexible

Job Ref No: GWNEDLUC 05/21

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Commercial Property Solicitor (Dorset)

Salary: Attractive Base Salary + Package Benefits (Flex)

Relocation to the Dorset Jurassic Coast?  Feel like you need a change of scenery? Escape to the beautiful Dorset countryside on the Jurassic Coast and enjoy a new career with our client that are based in that area. This business is a well-established legal practice that has a particularly strong property sector and HNW client base across the Dorset region. The work they do across commercial property is varied and diverse, as well as certain matters being residential and agriculture orientated. The property department are busy, growing and looking to develop the team…

Legal/Company Secretarial

Construction and Property

Dorset (GB)

Job Ref No: GWLaw 02/21

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Sales & Marketing Director (Facilities Services)

Salary: Competitive Base + Benefits

Company Our client is a fast-growth SME facilities services supplier in the water and wastewater industry that works throughout most of the UK. The company predominantly works with leading high street businesses and well-known corporates providing very high levels of service and customer satisfaction throughout a range of private and public sector markets. Due to continued exciting growth and strategic development plans the company is seeking to appoint a high-caliber B2B experienced Sales & Marketing Director. The Role  Develop, implement and manage an…

Sales/Business Development
Marketing
Strategy/Planning

Construction and Property

Greater Manchester (GB)

Job Ref No: GWFS 04/21

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Finance Director

Salary: Six figure package

Role & Responsibilities: Our client is a specialist manufacturer/distributor of products and a solutions provider to the construction / contracting sector. The Managing Director is keen to recruit a suitably qualified individual into the role of Finance Director for the company. The role is very diversified and will ensure that the individual gets heavily involved with the strategy and successful commercial development of the business. This appointment will work closely with the Managing Director focused on profitably growing the company…

Board Director/Partner
Finance/Risk

Construction and Property
Manufacturing

North West

Job Ref No: Finance Director JH/10/16

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Land Development Manager

Salary: Excellent package

Our client is a successful specialist residential house builder. The business is part of a larger property development Group. Reporting to the Regional Director this exciting new role as Land Manager will be responsible for identifying development opportunities across the region. They will use their contacts within local authority planning departments, the legal fraternity, architectural practices and the wider land-owning communities to identify potential immediate and strategic residential development sites for the company. The successful candidate will…

Manager/Team Leader
Operations

Construction and Property

South West England / Bristol, City of Bristol

Job Ref No: LM DP 09/16

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Our client is a successful division or a diversified £175m turnover Group of companies. The business specialises in the design, fabrication and erection of steel framed buildings for a range of commercial and industrial markets. The business also refurbishes existing structures and cladding systems and undertakes change of use projects and improvement works. The business has a turnover of circa £10m and is split into two divisions *A design and build division *A repairs,maintenance and improvements division Reporting to the Group CEO, this is a key…

CEO/MD

Construction and Property

Cambridgeshire

Job Ref No: GW-BC

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Regional Director / Technical Director

Salary: Circa £50K base salary, plus car allowance, pension, healthcare and other benefits.

Our client is a leading environmental consultancy specialising in advising clients on a range of renewable energy and environmental projects.  The role will be an integral part of the senior management team and be responsible for a wide variety of aspects within the business.  Objectives of Role - Business Development: * Business Development work within this role is expected to be approximately 50% of the position * Develop the profile and presence of the consultancy in the Highlands region * Expand the range of clients and client sectors being serviced by…

Sales/Business Development
Operations

Construction and Property

Inverness

Job Ref No: GW/Inverness

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Residential Masterplanner / Senior Urban Designer

Salary: Circa £45K + Benefits

The Business Our client is a design consultancy that operates throughout England and Wales which is owned by a well established Group business . The practice is looking to appoint an experienced Senior Master Planner / Urban Designer to further strengthen the existing design team based, which are based out of their Bedford office. Role & Responsibilities The successful candidate will be expected to help maintain and raise the design quality across the Group Reporting directly to the Design Directors, the role will include the overseeing & preparation of…

Engineering Design

Construction and Property

Bedford

Job Ref No: GW Masterplanning/Urban Design

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Senior Site Manager

Salary: Up to £45,000 + bonus + package

Our client is a highly respected builder of new homes and offers a distinctive and diverse range of new homes and properties throughout the country. There is an immediate need for a high calibre Senior Site Manager to join their South West team.Working together the business is united in its desire to give customers an exceptional experience based on the passion and commitment of their people. Creating homes that appeal not only to purchasers but which also serve and complement the local community and environment.Reporting to the Build Manager, the Senior…

Manager/Team Leader

Construction and Property

Exeter

Job Ref No: JW-SSE

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Director/General Manager of a £10m turnover specialist building contractor. Part of a £175m diversified Group of companiesFull description: Our client is a successful division or a diversified £175m turnover Group of companies. The business specialises in the design, fabrication and erection of steel framed buildings for a range of commercial and industrial markets. The business also refurbishes existing structures and cladding systems and undertakes change of use projects and improvement works. The business has a turnover of circa £10m and is…

Strategy/Planning
Board Director/Partner

Construction and Property

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Job Ref No: GM BC

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Head of Estimating

Salary: £75,000 - £85,000

Reporting to the Head of Pre-Construction, the Head of Estimating will manage the estimating resources and processes to support the generation of profitable tenders.Full description: Our client is a leading construction, services and property group specialising in building and civil engineering, support services, commercial property development and structured property financing and private and affordable housing. The company delivers construction projects for a variety of private and public sector clients. Their teams have extensive experience and an excellent reputation…

Manager/Team Leader

Construction and Property

Cambridgeshire

Job Ref No: RM EST

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Assistant Director of Estates and Projects

Salary: Salary to £65,000 subject to experience

2 YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT Overview Our client is a well-respected, multi-academy charitable trust, responsible for a number of schools across its region. There continues to be investment in the Trust by way of new senior leadership, processes and estates development. As part of their plans to professionalise the operations structure, they have a new requirement for an Assistant Director of Estates and Projects to take primary responsibility for strategic leadership and direction of the Estates and Site Services across the Trust schools. This is a varied role encompassing…

Strategy/Planning
Operations

Construction and Property
Public Sector

Bristol (GB)

Job Ref No: Edu FM 2/21

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Head of Conveyancing

Salary: Excellent package

Our client is a leading alternative asset-based infrastructure group with a bold vision to cure the housing crisis for those who need it most: key-workers, first-time buyers, and last-time homeowners. The group invests directly into the delivery of affordable housing and healthcare communities. Through the vertical integration of investment management, property development, and customer-centric operations the group effectively transforms land into an annuity – delivering exceptional asset-based, inflation-linked, long-term income streams. Aligning the interests of…

Legal/Company Secretarial

Construction and Property

Bournemouth, Dorset

Job Ref No: HofC-DP 11/20

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Managing Director - Construction

Salary: Executive salary, bonus & LTIP

Our client is a fast-growth privately owned multi-million turnover construction business based in the South East. They provide clients within the region with specialist construction skills for all forms of new build, refurbishment, structural alterations, and interiors. The business boasts strong residential sector experience, spanning new build apartments and housing developments, luxury custom-built homes, and complex structural refurbishment projects. In addition, they have a strong commercial portfolio covering complex structural alterations, new build, refurbishments,…

Operations
Sales/Business Development
Strategy/Planning

Construction and Property

Harrow, London (Greater)

Job Ref No: MD/JW 10/20

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Director, Architecture

Salary: Circa £70,000 Salary + Bonus + Package Benefits (Flex)

Our Client Our client is a leading UK architectural, engineering and environmental consultancy. This highly successful business provides a range of professional services in the property and construction industries, throughout the UK and abroad. The particular part of the company we are working for is a south east based office that is looking to grow its architectural offering within the commercial and industrials customer marketplaces.     Working with this consultancy would provide an opportunity to work on interesting and prestigious projects with blue…

Sales/Business Development
Operations
Board Director/Partner

Engineering
Construction and Property

Hertfordshire (GB)

Job Ref No: GW Architect 09/20

This job has now been successfully concluded.

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