Regional Lead – Smart Buildings (Auckland)
Norman Disney & Young (NDY)
Auckland, Auckland
11h ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, AucklandTake ownership of projectsGain experience working directly with clientThe CompanyOur people are key to our success.

They are experts on understanding the specific requirements of diverse industries and project types. This depth of talent and experience across our international footprint allows NDY to undertake the most challenging projects, and to deliver successful commercial, environmental and technical outcomes.

We foster collaborative and long-term relationships with clients, and recognise that the foundation of these relationships is trust.

We earn this client trust by being reliable, responsive and commercially astute with our advice.Our successful approach is based on listening to our clients and understanding their business.

We look to embrace client requirements by understanding how our advice and designs will provide best value to their projects.

Whilst our technical, documentation and consulting abilities are first class, we embrace our role as an innovator, and not a follower, of trends.

We fund research and development activities in all key NDY services and support our people on the journey of continual professional development.

Our people embody the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct and look to implement best practice solutions in sustainable design, for the long-

term resilience of projects.Talented individuals look to join the NDY group because they want to be a part of a highly regarded brand, and because they want to work with the best clients on meaningful projects across international locations.

The prospect of working alongside industry thought leaders, our technical excellence, and our industry-leading approach to corporate social responsibility, makes NDY a beacon for top tier talent.

About the PositionNZ Head of Smart Buildings will make a difference to our business and team by applying strong business development, technical expertise and leadership to our existing Controls and Integration team and grow our capability for Smart Buildings.

It is expected that the role will also provide cross-sell and up-sell opportunities to other services and solutions within the NDY Digital group.

The role will also align all regional technical resources in terms of quality, methodology, verification, and overall technical solution approach with a view to ensuring our solutions are the best for the client and for NDY.

Provide support to the Mechanical and Electrical Directors, as well the other GSG Directors and Leaders, and other technical specialists as appropriate.

Risk will be managed through consistency and quality assurance.The role is responsible for contributing to market and office business plans and for working collaboratively across the wider business to ensure contributions to group-

wide profitability and the achievement of strategic objectives by driving technical excellence and consistency across the NDY.

As the NZ Head of Smart Buildings, you will be responsible in : developing Smart Buildings profile externally and internally, within NDYassisting in developing the existing Communications discipline profile externally and internallyrealizing strategic growth in target regionsfostering development of a growing teamworking with multiple stakeholders in a complex environmentquality assurance and verificationleading and driving innovation.

About YouTo be successful in this role you must : Focus on commercial results and deliver value to our businessMaintain and improve profitability for projects and group in line with budgetary targetsContribute to the development and identification of market opportunities and initiatives that support the overall strategic directionParticipate in the development of the annual office business plan including financial, operational and people targetsProactively contribute to NDY being acknowledged as a leading practitioner in our field, including the attendance and participation in key industry events.

Deliver technical excellenceEnsure QA procedures are followed throughout project lifecycleCarry out design reviews progressively as the design develops and provide guidance for project personnelSupport the Mechanical and Electrical Technical Directors and GSG Leaders to maintain technical standards on all project work and be available as needed to assist with changes and advise where required to answer design queriesProjects proceed in a logical sequence based on sound concepts which meet the client’s requirements and abortive work is minimisedBe available as needed to assist with changes and advise where requiredA process of continual improvement is in hand.

Support the Mechanical and Electrical Directors and GSG Leaders to ensure errors and omissions on projects are identified and steps taken to eliminate future occurrencesDrive a culture of consulting and technical excellenceStrategically pursue opportunities to drive and build technical excellenceSupport Project Delivery Leader and resource managers to improved resource planning and work schedulingActively contribute and support the contribution of others to R&D activitiesDeliver superior client serviceResponsible for direct client engagement, and building client relationships, primarily related to Smart Buildings (but not limited to)Identify project opportunities, develop bid strategy, prepare fee proposals and actively seek to win Smart Buildings consultancy engagementsOversee and provide support to Mechanical and Electrical teams to drive a culture of technical excellence and skillSupport Market Directors, the Global Specialist Group and Project Leaders in preparing proposals and interviews requiring specialist Smart Buildings consultancyDrive performance through our peopleDemonstrate active and supportive leadership.

Thoroughly induct new starters, set performance and development objectives aligned to office and group goals, conduct performance reviews and hold regular 1 on 1 feedback, coaching and developmental discussionsPro-

actively manage performance, conduct, interpersonal and Work Health & Safety (WHS) issues in a timely manner in line with NDY’s policies and procedures as they are amended from time to timeEnsure team leaders and managers are complying with all NDY policies and procedures in the management of their respective teams including escalating issues where appropriateEnsure you actively develop your own skills and career, maintaining currency in the market.

Required Skills, Qualifications and ExperienceMinimum 10 years technical experience (having managed a variety of projects across the full systems development lifecycle and responsibility for delivering large and complex projects).

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with staff at all levelsHighly developed written and verbal communications skillsExcellent interpersonal skills including the ability to lead and affect changeAbility to exercise substantial initiative and high-

level judgement and to work independently and in a team to meet objectivesWell developed problem solving skillsThe role must maintain knowledge of economic and building services market trends in both the geographic and sector markets it currently operates in as well as future opportunities that may arise, ensuring the group is in a position to capitalise on those opportunities to grow and develop the business in priority areasRole may require domestic or international travel for short periods.

ApplicationYou may apply by submitting your CV and covering letter to b.wilson ndy.comPlease put NZ Head of Smart Buildings as the Subject / Title of your covering letter email.

Application process will close by 23 August 2019.Sumit application

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