Project Director

100000.00 - 110000.00 GBP Annual + GBP100000 - GBP110000/annum Car Allowance, Healthcare, Pension
16 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Project Director


GBP100k to GBP110k + benefits (Car/Allowance, Pension, Healthcare and Bonus)

Our top 10 major main contracting client have an exciting career opportunity for an experienced Project Director to lead a GBP75m landmark Stadium project in Birmingham.

As the Project Director for this major re-construction project, you will have the following responsibilities:

-Lead the project team and manage the supply chain to deliver the scheme on time, cost and quality targets and standards.
-Ensure safety targets and standards are maintained;
-Promoting safety and communicating safety with passion and credibility in order to inspire, motivate and lead the project team to achieve the vision;
-Fostering a continuous improvement culture by actively seeking input from all members of the project team and encouraging them to implement safety improvements;
-Ensure sustainability targets and standards are achieved;
-Actively engaging with the customer/client to understand and deliver their key sustainability objectives;
-Promoting Sustainable Solutions around all operations, particularly those related to efficient management of Waste, Energy and Water;
-Leading effective Community Engagement Plans and Skills programmes;
-Manage commercial and business risk to achieve targets;
-Understand the relevant Contract terms and conditions for each project;
-Proactively managing the customer relationship during delivery, including change and decision making to effectively manage expectations, and maintain long-term relationships;
-Monitor and approve cost targets and financial forecasts to maximise profitability;
-Ensure external consultants (e.g. design) are rigorously managed to enable delivery - driving value, customer focus and achievement of the projects objectives;
-Ensure defects and any post completion issues to maintain a positive customer relationship and repeat business performance levels are managed;
-Ensure the Company and Divisional procedures and policies are followed by the relevant teams.
-Ensure effective records are maintained and kept for project delivery and regularly report on project progress, risks and issues to senior management;
-Lead, manage and deliver operational excellence and efficiency;
-Ensuring rigorous monthly project improvement processes are in place;
-Thorough implementation of planning, risk, project controls and change controls;
-Utilisation of the principles of Lean Construction in the execution of the project, particularly Lean Visual daily management, collaborative planning and problem solving;
-Implementation of best practice commercial management;
-Utilise BIM, where appropriate, and the supporting digital tool set to drive optimisation, safety and performance improvement throughout the whole project lifecycle;
-Ensure that labour and materials are efficiently managed, where self-executing works and monitor expenditure in accordance with the agreed Project Schedule and budget;
-Lead, develop and coach individuals to build high performing teams and create a pipeline of talent;

Experience required

You will have the following qualities and experience:

-Significant previous experience as a Project Director, in particular managing complex Stadia projects ideally within the construction industry;
-Ability to communicate effectively is required in order to manage customer/client relationships, in addition to strong planning and organisational skills to deliver operational excellence and efficiency;
-Strong leadership skills, including experience of leading teams and confidence in the ability to lead, influence and communicate with others to deliver targets are required;
-Financial awareness is required to deliver targets, with a desire to continuously improve safety and sustainability performance;
-Relevant professional qualification and technical qualifications are desirable;

Why work for our client?

They deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; managing and maintaining vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on