Job Details

Director | Manchester


Role overview

As a Director of Tenos you will be directly accountable for a key area of the business and play a proactive role in business development.  Operationally you will have your own Fire Engineering projects, but your credible experience will mean you always have your eye on the maintenance and development of Tenos reputation within our industry.

Reporting to:

  • Managing Director

Responsible for:

  • Associate Directors

Mentored by:

  • Managing Director/Director

Liaises with:

  • External: Clients and client design team, enforcing authorities
  • Internal: People and Planning Manager, directors, managers and technical colleagues

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Chartered Engineer
  • Strategic planning
  • Business development
  • Commercial management
  • Board compatibility
  • Value alignment
  • Vision for future success
  • Leadership by example
  • Positively embraces change

Key Responsibilities

The business needs a mix of board member capabilities which will, in part, determine the responsibilities and associated competencies for a specific Director.  The competencies outlined here are guidelines.

  • Manage own Fire Engineering projects
  • Accountable for a key area of the business
  • Accountable for business development objectives
  • Wins new business
  • Stay informed of projects within the business
  • Work on own projects
  • Contribute to monthly board meetings and bi-annual strategy days
  • Drive company values and ethos
  • Adapt and be flexible to the needs of the business
  • Ensure your own well-being
  • Comply with the IFEs Code of Professional Conduct
  • Work within Tenos quality control standards and procedures

Tenos Competencies

Technical Development and Implementation

  • Provides senior review and direction on relevant projects
  • Finds ways to develop people’s skills and careers in line with strategic vision
  • Releases people from their day-to-day work to develop them and their value to the business
  • Conducts master classes
  • Finds opportunities to be a recognised thought-leader within specialist area

Commercial Development and Implementation

  • Takes accountability for projects to implement business strategy
  • Anticipates and plans for change within the discipline
  • Builds strong relations with key clients
  • Identifies new markets and pursues new business opportunities
  • Identifies partnerships outside of Tenos that offer mutual benefits
  • Identifies opportunities for recognition of Tenos within the industry
  • Ensures Tenos is represented positively within the profession and with the wider public

Team Development and Implementation

  • Communicates and demonstrates commitment to Tenos’ strategic vision and values
  • Leads their team to ensure change is understood and accepted
  • Sets out strategic direction backed by rationale to influence people to follow
  • Whenever possible spends time with all Tenos staff
  • Creates an environment where people collaborate rather than compete

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Director | Manchester


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