Project Director

Recruiter
icds
Location
Berkshire
Salary
£100,000/annum + Package
Posted
31 Jul 2019
Closes
30 Aug 2019
Ref
1222801782
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

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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