Project Director

Approach Personnel Ltd
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£80000 - £90000/annum
03 Oct 2019
02 Nov 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Project Director

Construction New Build

My client operates across multiple sectors, delivering a comprehensive range of innovative projects in the MOD, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Student Accommodation and Education sectors.

As Project Director you will be responsible for the overall leadership, direction, management and supervision of projects to achieve the best possible health and safety standards. You will be responsible for delivering projects to time, cost and quality targets and provide leadership and support to managing the delivery of projects liaising regularly with other department heads to ensure programme, specification and quality and cost objectives are achieved. Work closely with customers to manage the customer experience and journey.


Lead the project team and manage the supply chain to deliver projects to time, meeting cost and quality targets and CML standards.
Monitor and drive weekly progress and liaise with other department heads to resolve any delays or issues identified.
Ensure that a culture exists within the site construction team that guarantees the required quality of the build process is achieved.
Ensure safety targets and standards are maintained by knowing what safety excellence looks like and communicating safety to the project team to deliver high standards.
Foster a continuous improvement culture by actively seeking input from all members of the project team and encouraging them to implement safety improvements
Communication of a clear vision and strategy the project delivery team in order to deliver contracts in line with contract programmes and cost plans
Effective Resourcing - plan skill requirements and own the resourcing for assigned projects, being supported by HR
Project Set-up and Close-Out: set up quality processes in line with quality and factory manager , oversee problem resolution and snagging with focus on alignment of cost, scope and timescale from project start-up.
Programme Management: proactively manage and monitor programmes throughout the factory, installation, commissioning and handover.
Effective people management: build and manage the team around you, providing constructive feedback and inspiring others to progress.
Ability to take ownership of projects whilst having the backing of a supportive team and working closely with the CEO.
Aligning performance targets to business objectives, driving critical business areas such as Safety, Quality, Programme, Delivery and People.
Proactively manage the customer relationship during delivery, including change and decision making to effectively manage

Strong leadership skills
10 years' experience in Contract/Project management and contract administration
MCIOB or equivalent - We will also consider applicants qualified through experience
Broad knowledge of building regulations and construction methods
Strong commercial awareness
Strong working knowledge of prevailing health and safety legislation and practise
Highly organised and able to coordinate a large team of contractors and consultants
Full UK driving licence
Able to work as part of a team as well as being an effective manager
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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