Novus commits to female leaders in its latest hire

National maintenance and construction contractor Novus Property Solutions has underlined its commitment to dynamic future growth over the next five years with the appointment of a fresh Head of Business Development, Claire Bailey-Jones.

In an indicator of the company’s commitment to 21 st century values, Novus said it had been keen to make sure a equitable and fair recruitment process, and is “delighted to possess just one more female leader in the construction industry in a prominent and customer-facing role” .

Bailey-Jones will undoubtedly be responsible for continuing to operate a vehicle the company’s growth across its target sectors nationwide, focusing specifically on further developing the company’s presence within the housing, education, and healthcare sectors, sufficient reason for an obvious goal of securing a larger proportion of higher-value contracts.

Having previously held home based business and senior leadership roles with companies including Wates Group Ltd, Mears Group PLC, and Lowry Homes, in addition to with Salford City Council, Bailey-Jones comes with an in-depth knowledge of the maintenance and construction sector from both contractor and client perspectives. This can be a distinct advantage for Novus at the same time once the business is extending its reach and developing new relationships in addition to cementing its reputation for outstanding service using its current key clients.

Commenting on her behalf role, Bailey-Jones said: “I’m delighted to become listed on Novus at a thrilling time as we progress to operate a vehicle ambitious growth plans. I try to achieve business growth through strategic targets in both Private and Social Housing sector concentrating on sustainable, long-term refurbishment and build projects with key clients over the UK.”

Bailey-Jones is 1 of 2 women appointed to key positions at the Stoke-on-Trent headquartered contractor, with Aine Girn joining as Head of Marketing also.

Girn joined in April 2021 and brings agency-side and in-house communications expertise, from her recent role with Birmingham marketing agency Spoke Conversation. She’s also previously held Head of management and Marketing roles with principal contractor Shaylor Group, sufficient reason for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Thailand.