Role and Responsibilities
As Operations Director, John is responsible for all Cosmos Projects’ operations, ensuring that the project team delivers all projects undertaken by the business within budget, on time, to the best possible quality standard and in a safe manner. In support of integrated quality and safety, John is also responsible for health & safety and quality functions across the business. John is a confident team leader and is highly skilled in obtaining the best from his team through precise organisation.
A time served engineer to trade, John has extensive experience in both site and contract management. His many years of hands-on, site based experience allows him to understand challenges and seek out effective solutions in the delivery of our service. Prior to joining the company in 2014, John was Contracts Manager for two other local contractors, where he participated in many successful projects ranging from £50k to £20m. His early years within the industry were spent as a Working Site Manager for various sub-contractor companies, working across the UK and Ireland.
Experience and Qualifications
John is highly practical, hands-on, well organised and communicates effectively with clients, client representatives, sub-contractors and all others on the Project Team. At Cosmos Projects, he has managed over 600 projects including refurbishment, alteration and upgrading of engine workshop, stores and office accommodation for Ethos Energy Light Turbines in Aberdeen (£360k); refurbishment and sub-division of warehouse in Edinburgh for Whyte & Mackay (£600k); refurbishment and upgrading of warehouse and office for Petrasco in Aberdeen (£500k); and extensive internal refurbishment works at 250 St Vincent Street for Union Property Services Ltd (£220k). John is qualified to SVQ5 Construction Management; CSCS & SMSTS.