JOB TITLE: Divisional Director
REPORTS TO: Managing Director
DIRECT REPORTS: Business Unit (Team) Leads (within their Division)
1. Role Description:
The role of Divisional Director / Lead is to provide senior leadership across the Group working closely with other
Divisional Directors / Leads to help the business achieve its goals and objectives as identified by the Main Board.
This includes a key role in influencing the direction of the business and identifying business priorities and working
with the Main Board to agree and set the strategy for the Division and its Business Units. They will also work
collaboratively with others to leverage cross-selling business opportunities and provide/promote technical leadership
and secure awards to enhance the profile and reputation of the Group. To become the external face of The
Temple Group on occasion and be a positive force in this respect.
The Divisional Director / Lead will be responsible for delivering a unified culture as well as an effective,
integrated and well-motivated divisional team. They will provide leadership on the values and behaviour
aligned to being a leading Ethical and Sustainable business.
The role also includes having responsibility for leading and managing the Division and its Business Units
and having ultimate responsibility for the Divisions performance against the annual business plan targets
with the aim of achieving meaningful growth and high performance within the component Business Units.
They will be a standing member of the Operations Board and be responsible for day to day divisional
operation, performance and success.
The Divisional Director / Lead role will include but not be limited to:
(i) Taking an active role in promoting the success of the whole business internally and
(ii) Supporting a positive culture and exemplifying the values and behaviours of the one
(iii) Ensuring compliance with all policy, process, systems and procedures and leading on
their adoption and providing prompt feedback and building on lessons learnt to drive
(iv) Collaboratively working with other divisions, regional, sector, support service and
business unit leads to achieve divisional and The Temple Group business plan goals
(v) Leading and managing the successful performance and growth of a division including the
identification and management of risk and opportunities
(vi) Communicating any significant concerns, needs and requirements of the Division in a
timely manner to the Operations and Main Board as relevant.
(vii) Taking responsibility for winning work, leading on Division (and contributing to
companywide) significant bid activity, and key account and framework management.
(viii) Working closely with the marketing team on promoting the business, marketing collateral
and other marketing initiatives as required.
(ix) Taking responsibility for delivery of profitable work.
(i) Proven experience in a senior leadership role and running a team and/or division.
(ii) Educated to degree level or equivalent.
(iii) A minimum of 15 years industry experience.
(iv) MBA or equivalent management qualification (desirable).
(i) To achieve growth targets for the Division and other KPI targets (as identified in the
(ii) To diversify the service and business portfolio in line with the Company’s overall strategy.
Such growth must have regard to our mission statement and core values.
(iii) Ensuring reports and other deliverables to the Operations Board (and Main Board as
relevant) are timely