Infrastructure

Building the right team to work in harmony can be key to an organisation's success - which is why major local and central government departments and key private sector infrastructure companies instruct Green Park to deliver key personnel, on time and to budget. 

If your Infrastructure organisation requires a senior executive - on either an interim or permanent basis - please call Steve Baggi (search) or James Hunt (interim) on 020 7399 4300.

To see a selection of the previous high profile Infrastructure assignments we have been mandated to assist, please view the track record section at the bottom of this page.

As you will see, whilst we deliver across all functions, the majority of executive search mandates and interim management assignments which we are engaged to execute for our Infrastructure clients are in the following areas:

Track Record

HR Director
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
SW5392
Location:
North West
Salary:
circa £90K

The Client
Our client, a new business following a management buyout of a division from a global brand within the infrastructure sector, is looking to recruit a HR Director to lead all People aspects of this start business of circa 800.

The Role
The successful candidate will ideally be able demonstrate the capability to build a HR function from scratch so will need to have strong strategic experience as well as the willingness to deliver at an operational level.  Strong Board level business partnering experience is essential as is a strong track record in Organisational Design.

The Candidate
The HRD will build a small team and report directing into the CEO and while the client is open on applications from the commercial sector, those coming from Infrastructure, Construction and Engineering are preferred as are candidates based in the North West.

Please apply online for more information

Interim Senior Procurement Governance Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH5324
Location:
London
Salary:
£600 per day
Duration:
c. 6months

Our Client

Our client a large infrastructure organisation are looking to hire an interim procurement professional for a period of 6 months to help lead and manage the development and implementation of a procurement governance and assurance framework to cover policy, process, procedures and systems.

The Interim Assignment

The interim will be expected to support the ongoing management of a robust, auditable and transparent procurement governance and assurance framework while providing ongoing operational support, guidance and subject matter expertise at key stages of the procurement process. The role will also support the delivery of training to enhance capability across the Procurement team and across the business, monitor UK Government initiatives and policies and EU Public Sector Procurement regulations to ensure the organisation is current and compliant in all procurement-related activity. Finally the interim will be required to provide  timely and accurate reporting in accordance with programme governance.

The Interim Manager

Applicants must have excellent knowledge of applicable EU and UK procurement legislation, a demonstrable track record of developing or working within procurement governance structures. Preference will be given to applicants with an awareness of government initiatives and policies and a track record of line management responsibilities include defining measurable goals to achieve deliverables and ongoing performance/coaching of individuals. Applicants will also have a proven track record of procurement in the set-up and mobilisation stage of UK publicly-funded infrastructure projects and a track record of procuring services through different routes depending on value including use of OJEU processes and government frameworks.

Interim Director of Design Programmes
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN5298
Location:
London
Salary:
£800 per day
Duration:
9 months+

The Client
Our client an organization who is heavily involved in the design field are looking to hire an interim Director of Design Programmes who will be a high calibre, design savvy interim Director to join the senior team in order to commence work to re-fresh and re-shape our design strategy. .

The Interim Assignment
The role will be to develop the design strategy for the organisations design programmes with an aim of specifying an approach and suite of programmes that will both generate income and meet the organisations objectives. The post holder will draw on emerging, existing and legacy programmes with reference to current market needs and demands while the work will encompass an assessment of business development opportunities, exploration of routes to market and development of high level business cases. In addition, the Interim will work with the wider team to shape new and emerging programmes and take on leadership of a team of up to 10 to drive their areas of work forward. The role will also include reporting on weekly business development and sales activities to the senior management team, monitoring performance of the department against the agreed plan and proposing alternative courses of action as required.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Director needs to understand public and private sector markets, have a strong commercial and business sense and know how to take offers to market. To be successful in the role, the Interim will need to understand design and design markets to inform thinking on the organisations programmes, products and services, understand design strategically and understand the work of the design world. The Interim Director will be a self-motivated strategic thinker, a strong influencer and negotiator, with a proven track record of delivering excellent results in all of these areas. In addition the post holder will be capable of radical thinking and developing new and innovative strategies for the organisation and its product offer to help develop and successfully implement existing and new products and services

Interim Financial Controller
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH14893
Location:
London
Salary:
£550 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client is a large outsourcing business.

The Interim Assignment
This role is to work in the management team for a large Government contract, reporting to the FD. You will be responsible for planning the regular management reports, as well as being involved in giving commercial and financial direction to the development of a recovery plan for the contract. The Interim Manager will also assist in the transfer of accounting to a SAP system in a Shared Service Centre. The role will be split between London and the Midlands.

The Interim Manager

The successful interim manager will have the following skills and experience:

  • experience of working on large outsourcing contracts
  • 5 year + post qualified ACA or ACCA
  • experience of working in a FTSE 250 company in a similar role (essential)
  • knowledge or long term outsourcing contracts with government (highly desirable)
  • proven track record of finance control skills
Interim Programme Director - Infrastructure
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH14884
Location:
London
Salary:
£800 per day
Duration:
6 months

Our Client

Our client is a leading infrastructure organisation undertaking A major construction programme.

The Interim Management Assignment

They require senior Programme/Project Directors who have experience of working on major construction or engineering projects. These could have included highways, bridges, airports or rail projects, the key feature is the size and scale of the complexity.

Interim Head of Enterprise Risk Management
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH14874
Location:
London
Salary:
£750 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client

Our client is a leading Infrastructure organisation.

The Interim Assignment

Our client is looking for someone to lead the strategy and oversee development of strategic risk management across the business. You will provide an overall view of programme risk working with all key stakeholders. You will also be responsible for setting up a corporate risk structure for risk reviews and reporting.

The Interim Manager

The successful applicant will need to have worked closely with Boards to develop Enterprise Risk Management systems but do not need to have worked in the Infrastructure sector.

Interim Graduate Recruitment Project Lead
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
SW14836
Location:
London
Salary:
Circa £500 per day
Duration:
3 - 6 months

The Client
Our clients is a major Construction firm.

The Assignment
The Interim Graduate Recruitment Project Lead will assist our client with its huge infrastructure projects by conducting an overview of its current Graduate Recruitment Programme with a view to rolling out a project of change to improve.

The Interim
The successful interim manager will have designed Graduate Recruitment Programmes in the past preferably working within Engineering, Construction of Heavy Programme environments.  Strong project skills are essential for the role. While this role will work in tandem with the Recruitment team it will sit within Talent and Learning Development and previous experience of this business area will be an advantage. For more information please apply online.

Interim Head of Programme Reporting
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH27381
Location:
London
Salary:
£600 per day

The Client
Green Park is partnering with a major UK infrastructure organisation in their search for an Interim Head of Programme Reporting.

The Interim Assignment
The Interim Head of Programme Reporting role is part of the Programme Management Office reporting to the PMO Director. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the schedule and production of Dashboards and all reports, covering all escalated risks and issues, milestones, status updates and other MI. This will involve defining templates, establishing a reporting schedule and manage the sign off of reports with the executive and client.

The Interim Manager
The successful Interim Head of Programme Reporting will have experience of working in large programmes or portfolios in large infrastructure or delivery programmes.

Interim Head of Change Management
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH14752
Location:
London
Salary:
£700+ per day
Duration:
6 months +

The Client
Our client is a major UK infrastructure organisation.

The Interim Assignment
Our client is looking for an experienced interim change management expert to work within the Programme Controls team.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Head of Change Management will have experience of delivering programme reporting across large infrastructure programmes and maintaining process documentation. You will also have excellent stakeholder management and negotiating skills. 

Interim Rail Bid Director
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
14647
Location:
London
Salary:
£800 per day
Duration:
6 months +

The Client
Our client is a rail organisation.

The Interim Assignment
Our client is looking to take on a senior Bid Director, with experience in heavy rail for a period of 6m+. The client is actively involved in the rail franchise market as a TOC and is looking to expand their ability to bid for and win major heavy rail franchises over the next year.

The Interim Manager
The Interim Rail Bid Director will have had experience of managing and winning major bids within transport and have a good understanding of both the procurement process and what is required to win and deliver successful bids in the current environment. You will have extensive experience of working with DfT and have strong leadership skills. 

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