International Commercial Director Daniel Ruddick explains why blu-3 is the best place to develop a career in Quantity Surveying.
Daniel joined blu-3 as a Senior QS in early 2018 working on an array of UK based projects. In the 5 years with blu-3, he has continued to take on new challenges, seeing him move across to International Business. As of February 2022, Daniel was promoted to International Commercial Director.
Daniel is responsible for developing and implementing effective commercial strategies across Europe, he regularly travels to live projects throughout Austria, Germany, Netherlands and Spain to meet with project teams, clients and supply chain. Daniel comments: “My objective in the immediate term is to assure our live projects are delivered successfully for our clients, on time and within budget. I look forward to my role evolving as we continue to establish new relationships with clients in new countries and push for that Tier 1 General Contractor status”.
He continues: “To facilitate the growth demands, we need to keep attracting the best talent at all levels. I’m very invested in our blu-3 Graduate Programme where I’ve looked to build on my own experiences and tailor a programme that provides everyone with the necessary support, autonomy in their role and clear targets for progression”.
Daniel is very proud of the commitment his commercial team showcase every day: “They’re amazing, we have some really talented people in the team, it’s great to see them learning so quickly and implementing best practices”.
Why work at blu-3?
“Being part of the International Business comes with excellent internal progression opportunities and provides the chance to live in some great places throughout Europe such as Madrid, Vienna and Amsterdam. I would encourage anyone looking for a fast-paced role in a rapidly expanding business to apply now!”