Project Director

£100,000/annum + Package
31 Jul 2019
30 Aug 2019
Contract Type

Our client is the leading company in Construction, they are looking to hire a Project Director for a very unique MOD Facility.

As a Project Director, your main accountabilities and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Deliver the Power T&D business strategy especially in regard to securing work and achieving project outcomes.
  • Manage commercial and business risks to achieve targets.
  • Understand the relevant commercial terms and conditions for each project.
  • Pro-actively manage the customer relationship during delivery, including change and decision making to effectively manage expectations.
  • Collaborate relentlessly to ensure best opportunities for Power T&D are targeted and that the resources are utilised in the most efficient way.
  • Show clear, visible felt leadership and display the right leadership behaviours.
  • Develop and support the operational teams to be successful by talking positively, listening actively and encouraging constantly.
  • Successfully implement the Gated Business Lifecycle at every opportunity.
  • Work collaboratively with the Heads of Operations , ELT and other parts of the business to deliver Power T&D strategic objectives and enhance solid working relationships as one team across the business.
  • Planning, controlling and managing the delivery of projects utilising the necessary resource and skills, within the agreed parameters of cost, timescales and quality.
  • Instill a strong safety culture and develop the capability of our project teams to take personal responsibility through strong visible leadership.
  • Drive yourself and others to comply with all business policies, procedures and governance.
  • Lead on developing a high performance culture of one team.
  • Talk positively and listen actively across the business and the people within it.
  • Project management of the tender process to deliver tenders successfully and encourage constantly seeking out talent for the future.
  • Line management of the project teams to deliver projects successfully and encourage constantly seeking out talent for the future.
  • Day to day management of client expectations whilst promoting the value we bring.

Who we're looking for
The following qualities and experience are essential:

  • Proven experience at senior management level and Project Director level.
  • Sound track record of the management and the delivery of Power related schemes.
  • Strong people management.
  • Proven track record in tendering and managing complex projects, including sub-contractors. 
  • Commercial awareness with knowledge of both budgetary and financial control.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.
  • Ability to work across conflicting interest groups to develop solutions to complex operational and commercial problems.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, able to tease out sensitive issues and lead cross-functional teams towards solutions.

Please apply to this position for more information.

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