Project Director - M&E

Carmichael UK
£80000 - £0/annum
02 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
A high profile tier 1 contractor are seeking an M&E Project Director to join their team on a permanent basis.

You'll be joining the business on a new laboratory and office development with a total value of £250m (M&E value £85m) from the ground up, you'll spend the first 18 months in the design phase and will be overseeing a team of design managers whilst liaising with a world class consultancy throughout this phase.

This project is a joint-venture with another business who will be dealing with the construction of this development, you'll be in regular contact with this person whilst overseeing your own team of 4 Project Managers to ensure the project runs smoothly from the M&E side.

The project is expected to last until 2025 so will offer a strong pipeline of work for the right person.

Further details:

€¢ Lead the project team and manage the supply chain to deliver projects to time, cost and quality targets and standards

Ensure safety targets and standards are maintained by:

€¢ Knowing what safety excellence looks like 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 by:

€¢ Actively engaging with the customer 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 where required
€¢ Manage commercial and business risk to achieve targets
€¢ Understand the relevant Contract terms and conditions for each project
€¢ Proactively manage the customer relationship during delivery, including change and decision making to effectively manage expectations, and maintain long-term relationships
€¢ Assist in procuring work by maintaining and developing industry contacts and liaising with Business Development
€¢ 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, i.e. the Business Management System, including the Process Operating Model.

Personal experience and qualities:

€¢ Significant previous experience in project management, in particular managing complex jobs, within the relevant industry is required.
€¢ The ability to communicate effectively is required in order to manage customer relationships, in addition to strong planning and organisation 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.
€¢ An appropriate and valid CSCS card is required.
€¢ A relevant professional qualification, such as APMP, and a relevant technical qualification are desirable.
€¢ Experience of Lean Construction principles and Lean practitioner training are desirable