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Welcome to the ICM's dedicated page on Construction Leadership Professionals. At the Institute of Construction Management (ICM), we are proud to introduce and champion the pivotal role of Construction Leadership Professionals within the dynamic construction industry.

Defining Construction Leadership Professionals

A Construction Leadership Professional, as defined by ICM, is a distinguished and skilled individual who assumes a key role in shaping and ensuring the success of construction projects. These professionals embody the essence of leadership and expertise in a multifaceted industry.

The Core Purpose

The central purpose of a Construction Leadership Professional is to oversee, manage, and ensure the successful execution of construction projects. This role carries significant responsibilities, ranging from project planning and execution to safety compliance and stakeholder management. It's an all-encompassing position dedicated to the advancement of the construction industry and its various stakeholders.

Breadth and Coverage

ICM's core vision of a Construction Leadership Professional transcends traditional boundaries. These professionals are not limited by specific job titles or positions. Instead, they encompass all the statutory duty-holders within the construction process, as duly appointed by commissioning clients or their managing agents. This inclusiveness recognizes the interconnections of roles within the industry.

Statutory Duty-Holders

Construction Leadership Professionals can include but are not limited to:

  • Designers:
  • Principal Designers:
  • Contractors:
  • Principal Contractors:
  • Project Managers: Guiding projects from inception to completion, ensuring that objectives are met efficiently and effectively.
  • Construction Managers: Overseeing on-site construction activities, coordinating resources, and ensuring adherence to safety standards.
  • Health and Safety Officers: Prioritizing and enforcing safety measures to protect all parties involved in the project.
  • Design Managers: Managing the design and engineering aspects to align with project goals and compliance.
  • Quality Assurance Managers: Ensuring project quality and adherence to standards.
  • Environmental Managers: Addressing environmental concerns and ensuring projects are eco-friendly.
  • Contract Administrators: Managing project contracts and ensuring they are executed as intended.

The Collective Effort

What makes the term "Construction Leadership Professional" distinctive is its emphasis on a collective approach. It highlights the fact that, in the construction industry, success relies on the collaborative effort of various experts, each contributing their unique skills and expertise.

A Message to Managing Agents

We also recognize that Managing Agents play a vital role in overseeing construction projects on behalf of clients. Therefore, they too can be considered as Construction Leadership Professionals when actively engaged in overseeing project management and ensuring all statutory requirements are met.

Our Commitment

ICM is committed to advancing the careers and expertise of Construction Leadership Professionals. As the construction industry transitions into the new landscape of compliance 2023++ now that The Building Safety Act 2022 has been fully implemented, we plan to offer specialized programs, certifications, and resources tailored to empower these professionals in their multifaceted roles.

The ICM will set up a pan-industry initiative in wide collaboration to define the requirements, benefits, and distinctions of being a Certified Construction Leadership Professional ™ and to be registered and duly licensed to use the protected badge CCLP™ as a distinguishing mark of quality and excellence.

Our commitment to our existing ICM Members and Fellows is that during the currency of their continuing membership and, having paid the current appropriate membership subscription and submitted an appropriate record of CPD to the Membership Secretary for which approval must be obtained, they may then elect to use and display the protected description Certified Construction Leadership Professional and use the brand logo on documents and sign-boards

In embracing the collective spirit of the term, we aim to unite professionals across various roles, fostering a collaborative environment that encourages excellence, innovation, and the highest standards of performance in the construction industry.

Join us in shaping the future of construction management as a Construction Leadership Professional with ICM. Together, we build a better tomorrow.

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