Head of Construction – Costa Property - Dunstable

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Location
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Feb 2017
Closes
24 Mar 2017
Job Type
Permanent

Show us what you’re made of, rise to the occasion and make a genuine impact 

  • Provide strong leadership, direction and focus
  • Inspire, influence and make a meaningful impact
  • Leverage your experience to provide insight and constructive challenge 

We’re Costa, the nation’s favourite coffee shop brand*, pouring our heart and soul into everything we do and creating moments to remember for our customers, our communities and for each other. Together we turn sips into smiles, choices into opportunities and passions into careers. Help us spread a little happiness! 

Who we are looking for 

You’re a driven collaborator and strategic commercial thinker whose comfortable working at pace.  You inspire and influence people and are easily able to cultivate productive relationships with your team and range of stakeholders inside, outside and across the wider business.  You’re naturally calm and resilient, with autonomy to own your territory whilst seeing the value in external input; a confident and capable decision maker who consistently makes a positive impact with pride.  You’re a seasoned leader whose expertly cultivated their career for a considerable amount of time gaining valuable and demonstrable experience as a Head of Construction (within the same or similar industry) and are looking for an opportunity to leverage your expertise and make a impact.

A bit about the role 

You’ll hit the ground running as the our Head of Construction using your proven experience of delivery change in a consumer facing business to drive forward a structured agenda, delivering all projects on time to business quality, adhering to brand guidelines whilst meeting your financial responsibility of £35-70M Capex expenditure. You’ll utilise your natural ability to work in a solution focused and agile way whilst adhering to deadlines, responding to changes whilst keeping a level head and making fast decisions to enable a structured and directed way of working.  You’ll use your energy to drive innovation, bringing fresh insight and ideas, confidently using you’re proven experience to enhance existing store modes. You’ll use your proven experience of delivery and develop new formats and models. Accountable for leading and influencing senior internal and external stakeholders whilst showcasing your leaderships skills to grow and inspire a team of four senior property development managers to work collaboratively, produce results and have fun whilst you collectively successfully deliver Costa’s annual new store opening programme.    

So become part of the success story and bring us your unique blend, together with energy and ambition and in return we'll give you a competitive package and more coffee than you could dream of to enjoy in a fast paced and dynamic environment. 

Independent survey of 5000 people published in December 2014 by Allegra Strategies. For further details see www.costa.co.uk/terms