Applegreen is seeking to recruit a Projects Director / Project Executive who will lead the delivery of Applegreen’s largest capital development project; the $300m Service Plaza redevelopment in New York. The candidate will be required to lead the efficient and effective delivery of the knock-down-and-rebuild of 23 of the New York State Thruway Plazas with an additional four locations undergoing major refurbishment. Ability to lead and drive momentum from a host of supporting consulting partners (architects, Engineers, Programme managers, suppliers and contractors) will be critical. As a senior member of the Group Developments Team the candidate should also significantly influence and progress the Applegreen Group Developments Team in advancing its vision and capability; “to lead in Design, Value & Efficiency in the delivery of Applegreen’s capital development projects globally”
The role is being created in a growing department within Applegreen that will spend in excess of $600m over the coming years on strategic capital projects. As such, the successful candidate will bring their own initiative to deliver the departments vision, all aligned with the wider Applegreen Vision and Core Values.
Job Title: Projects Director
The successful candidate must demonstrate strong commercial awareness, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be a strong communicator and prove they have the ability to be a senior leader within the central Group Team that will deliver the regional projects at pace. The role is ideal for someone seeking to scale the organisation and grow their influence on the overall business. The successful candidate will report to the Group Design & Developments Director and while primarily based in the Applegreen US Head Office in Glen Rock, New Jersey, the role will require travel to the relevant project sites in the US in addition to those in the NY state and meeting with our project partners; Architects, Engineers, consultants and contractors. From time to time there may be a requirement for travel to varying international jurisdictions across the Applegreen estate so a full driver’s license and ability to undertake international travel are an essential requirement.
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