UK Parliament - Director of Capital Investment

The Role

People and leadership • The role requires exceptional interpersonal and leadership ability and a leadership style that is personifies our core values and behaviours. • The role will focus on the success of the Strategic Estates project delivery team, harnessing their team resource, energy and motivation in the delivery of this. The welfare, diversity of our workforce, our inclusive culture and our desire to create and maintain high-performance is paramount. The role holder will require an exemplar enabling leadership approach that will deliver this in all aspects of their team creation, management, development, progression and succession. The role will also proactively encourage and embed inclusivity in all of its practices and challenge behaviours that do not. • The role has direct responsibility for a team (currently up to 7, each running their own teams). The organisation actively promotes the skills and career development of its people and encourages staff to work towards appropriate professional qualifications, the role will help facilitate this. Decision making and strategic focus • The role will operate within a dynamic, complex and high-performance driven environment. It will require making and influencing decisions along with presenting evidential and persuasive arguments to other decision makers or key stakeholders. • The role will develop structured strategies and plans that are sufficiently robust whilst agile to enable realignment as organisation strategic objectives and plans emerge or change, whilst still delivering agreed KPIs and milestones. • The role will collaboratively build, standardise and drive the implementation of good practice processes. They will encourage continuous improvement practices and a customer focused culture within their team and influence other project leads to actively engage with and embed these practices within their respective teams. Resource management • Internally, the role will work closely with Directors (Property, Planning and Design, Operations, Business Management, Strategic Programme), Senior Management teams (Director-General, MDs, Management Boards), Member committees and Commissions (Lords and Commons), and the Trade Union side maintaining strong collaborative partnerships as appropriate. They will manage their complex and sometimes conflicting requirements or priorities, establish their productive and timely engagement in the achievement of the organisation’s and Strategic Estate’s goals and deliverables. • The role will be an advocate for the team along with representing the team on several boards and committees, including representing Project Delivery on the Strategic Estates Board.

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