Managing Director Barratt Northampton

South Midlands
Hours Per Week:
Vacancy Type:
14 Aug 2022
Salary Details:
What you'll be doing?
The position of Managing Director has overall responsibility to grow the business within the Division by increasing profitability and improving the Company’s reputation as a leading house builder.
You will be expected to: 
  • Prepare and implement a Growth Plan (3 years) for the Division. 
  • Lead and take responsibility for the attainment of KPI’s in relation to: profit before tax; land banking; house build operating margin; planning approvals; legal completions; average selling price.
  • Effectively manage and monitor performance within the Division, and report as appropriate to the Regional Managing Director and the Divisional Board in line with the standard format and schedule.
  • Design and implement a PR Strategy within the parameters set by the Group/Regional MD.
  • Identify and resolve strategic, or significant issues, as they arise in the Division, and proactively seek out opportunities for Divisional growth.
  • Champion a focus on Customer Care that enhances the reputation of the Company and increases profitability; ensure that the Division positively contributes to reaching the standards/targets set by the Group.
  • Take responsibility for Health and Safety issues in accordance with the Group’s Occupational Health and Safety Management System. 
  • Ensure the Divisional team are fully resourced and well-directed, with clear guidelines to their own job responsibilities, and are provided with full support in achieving these, in terms of communication, training and development, and the organisation of the Division’s workload.
  • Promote and act in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures.
What you'll need?

To be successful in the role, we are looking for:

  • A successful track record in similar senior role within the industry or a major blue-chip company, with experience in one or more of the following disciplines: Sales; Construction; Development; Technical Services; Finance.
  • Awareness of local business drivers/competition and issues facing the industry; understanding of the impact of the local/national economic and political environment on business success.
  • The individual to be highly numerate, with the ability to interpret and utilise economic, financial and industry data.
  • A proven strategic and performance leadership capability; able to initiate and lead change; delivers tangible results; demonstrates toughness under pressure and a competitive spirit.
  • An individual who Communicates with impact and clarity; builds effective and supportive working relationships.
  • A strong people leader; involves and empowers others; coaches and mentors within and outside of own team; invests in own development.
  • candidate that has proven record of developing team members, and bringing teams together to drive volume and deliver excellence. 
Our Company and Benefits

We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder twelve years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.
We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.
As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • Private Medical Cover - Family Cover
  • Annual Health Assessment
  • Group Income Protection
  • 26 days holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years continuous service up to 29 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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