S&C Slatter add to their Senior Team with a new Operations Director

27th Jan 2023

Bringing over 40 years’ experience of proven operational skills in the construction industry, S&C Slatter are delighted to report the appointment of Nicholas Calkin in a brand-new role as the Director of Operations.

Reflecting the strong performance in the business’ results for a third consecutive year and an evolving client base, this key appointment has been made to reinforce operational capabilities. In his role, Nicholas will develop, implement and monitor operational systems and processes ensuring maximum efficiency and productivity in an ever-evolving industry. With past roles including Construction Director, Senior Surveyor, Financial Director and 25-years owning two successful construction businesses operating in the West Berkshire area, Nicholas’ invaluable experience is evident. He has already created a positive impact within the business since his appointment in November.

“As a progressive business, S&C Slatter has moved to appoint an outstanding, industry-experienced professional in Nicholas Calkin. Bringing proven operational skills, honed over many years in the construction industry, Nicholas is already making a positive impact on day-to-day operations of the business.”
Jason Douglass, Group Director.

Day to day, Nicholas will be responsible for the development and long-term operational plans of the business, maximising efficiency and productivity through extensive process analysis and interdepartmental collaboration. Drawing on his wealth of experience as a proven Surveyor and Financial Director, Nicholas will be developing financial and budgetary plans and real-time project cost reporting, reviewing and implementing supply chain agreements, tender packages, purchase order systems and standardising contracts for large procurements. When not in the office, Nicholas will be a regularly seen figure visiting our live construction sites, reviewing quality and progress with the Contracts Managers across the country.

“Nicholas brings a wealth of experience and is already making a difference in shaping new processes and systems to give us the focus and insight needed for the range and scale of projects we undertake. His attitude and enthusiasm are a great fit for the S&C team and we look forward to that being shared with the wider team and industry”Benedict O’Connor, Managing Director S&C Slatter

Outside of work Nicholas enjoys spending time with his family including his wife, their three children and four grand-children. Nicholas enjoys playing tennis in his free-time and spends his weekends fishing and clay-shooting. Nicholas is an enthusiastic chef and with a busy home/work schedule, he always ensures there’s enough time to enjoy cooking for his family.

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