contracts director, Martin O'Neill, McAvoy

Offsite construction specialists, The McAvoy Group, has expanded its board with the appointment of Martin O’Neill as contracts director

With 25 years’ experience in construction and civil engineering, Martin O’Neill brings a wide range of project delivery experience to his new role as contracts director.

He will be responsible for delivering offsite projects to high-quality standards, whilst meeting McAvoy’s stringent health and safety requirements on every site.

He will also work at the initial design and procurement stages of a project and will lead site operations to handover and post-completion.

Collaborating with the group’s business development, commercial and manufacturing teams will be a key aspect of his role as contracts director, giving clients the benefit of a fully seamless approach.

Mark Lowry, managing director of The McAvoy Group, said: “We are continuing to grow and develop the McAvoy business, which in turn means strengthening the team with the best possible talent who share our vision.

“We are thrilled to be welcoming Martin to the Board. His experience, knowledge and expertise will be invaluable in driving the Group forward across a range of sectors.

“Martin has the right combination of wide-ranging delivery experience and a dedication to quality, and health and safety. This will ensure our extensive pipeline of work, particularly in the education, infrastructure and healthcare sectors, continues to be delivered to the very highest standards.”

O’Neill was previously regional director for Scotland and Northern England at Farrans Construction where he was responsible for around £100m of projects each year. He managed a full team of construction professionals, focusing on the delivery of every project on budget and to the required quality and specification.

High profile contracts that Martin has been involved in include the Edinburgh Tram extension and a series of major wind farm projects.

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