Project Director

Guyan & Associates Ltd
East London
From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum plus Excellent Package and Benefits
06 Sep 2019
06 Oct 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Job Description
We are seeking a Mechancially biased Project Director for a huge Shell and Core project in the heart of Canary Wharf. The client seeks someone with strong Commercial knowledge. In return you will receive an excellent salary and package
About This Role
Job title: Project Director for M&E Installation Contractor

Duties & Responsibilities: As the Project Director your duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Management of the site team and dealing with any people management issues
  • Formulation of procurement schedules
  • Creation and management of procurement strategy for the project
  • Development of design and build deliverables from specification
  • Development of contractor design portion from specifications
  • Production and review of technical submittals to spec etc
  • Cost control at all levels
  • Commenting, control and review of drawings
  • Monitoring of production through from pre-construction to construction
  • Managing and input to completion deliverables (O&M etc.)
  • Managing daily/weekly deadlines as required ensuring milestone achievements are communicated
  • Supervise and direct operations on M&E Projects, ensuring projects are completed safely, to a high-quality standard, on time and within budget
  • Producing and issuing programmes, detailing labour histograms, milestones etc.
  • Design development, value engineering, pre and post contract commencement. Scheduling budgets, achieving targets, identifying variations and changes. Closely monitor the usage of materials and resources on projects.
  • Manage all aspects of programming of works and monitoring building progress; specified and alternative equipment submittals, compliance with regulations and issue weekly progress reports
  • Oversee the contracting process with chosen sub-contractors/specialised and ensure works are carried out correctly and per contract and relevant specifications
  • Supervision of personnel on site - specialist sub contract. Agency and direct employees
  • Ensure PM or Site Supervisor plan all labour and material requirements at least two weeks in advance, ensuring adequate stocks/materials are available on site at all times
  • Coordination of installation
  • Ensure weekly progress reporting are issued, for example RFI's, procurement schedules, technical submittals, program responses, critical date, identification and any documentation that is specific to projects which you are involved in.
  • Ensure the PM/Site Supervisor takes full responsibility for organising, checking and controlling plant and material movement
  • Liaison with clients, main contractors and other trades personnel as and when required.
  • Actively seek out meetings and build relationships with consulting engineers, designers, architects and relevant project team personnel.
  • Attendance at all project related and management meetings.
  • Hold regular progress meetings with both the design team and sub-contractors and oversee and execute the effectively control and use of both labour and materials on projects.
  • Monitor to ensure the installations are ready for commissioning on the due dates and manage commissioning so that no liquidated damages are incurred on any projects.
  • In conjunction with Commercial Manager ensure lists of variations are compiled and issued in accordance with project/contract requirements.
  • Have a full understanding and knowledge of the financial status of projects.

Qualifications & Skills required:
  • Qualified with ONC/HNC or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Project Management or Building Services is ideal
  • Working knowledge of Building services projects with an M&E Contractor valued between £10-16 million
  • A 'can do' attitude
  • Good influencing skills
  • Builds appropriate and professional relationships with the teams both in the office and on site.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Effective use of time
About This Client
Client: This leading, independent, M&E Contractor specialises in the design, installation and maintenance of Mechanical and Electrical Building Services projects, with a value of upto £50m
Turnover: £1bn
Location Coverage: UK-wide
No Staff: circa 2400
Typical Roles and disciplines: Mechanical and Electrical Design, Estimating, Project Management, Engineering, Quantity Surveying and Administration
Sectors: Commercial, Education, Infrastructure
M&E Services installed: MEP, containment & pipework manufacture, Category A and B fit-outs, pre-fabricated buildings complete with pipework & services, Business Information Modelling (BIM)
Years of establishment: 40 years +
Awards won: Investors in People - Gold Award, Responsible Business Award, Most Helpful Contractor award, 37 x National Site Awards

Alongside a generous basic salary you will be rewarded with the following:

25 days holidays
Car or car allowance
Support for work-life balance
Private Health Care
Bonus scheme
Company Pension
Long-term sickness insurance
Support & funding of career development and further education

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