Construction Jobs Group Sir Robert McAlpine has announced plans to cut 90 jobs across the UK, including roles in Scotland, in a restructure of its regional centres.
The group plans to cut its six regional centres down to four, which will see Scotland combine with the North East, and Wales and the West division merge with North West.
Under the new operational structure, McAlpine’s regional centres will be Scotland &Northern, Central,Wales & West, Southern and London.
McAlpine’s refused to be drawn on the number of Scottish construction jobs under threat.
The company said in a statement: “Following a strategic review of its business operations, the board of Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd today announced to its staff some changes to its overall structure and market approach.
“The changes will enhance both the resilience and agility of the business and create greater ongoing focus on delivering client value through operational and project excellence.
“The changes include the streamlining of the company’s regional operations and the reorganisation of head office and business support functions but do not affect any of its current site and project operations.
“Sir Robert McApine anticipates that all changes will be implemented in 2017.”
The company adds: “We are streamlining our regional operations into four distinct divisions: Scotland & Northern; Central, Wales & West; Southern; and London.
“This new regional structure will increase consistency in service delivery and reduce duplication of operations to provide better client value.
“We are not pulling out of any region and remain committed to business across England, Scotland and Wales.”
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