Project Director

Posted 03 April 2024
Salary £110000 - £120000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Sectors Infrastructure
Contact NameRob Hobdell

Job description

The usual corporate BS wearing you down?

We are recruiting a Project Director to a Tier 2 Principal Contractor.

Full P&L accountability. No bureaucracy. No politics. Full autonomy.

This Civil Contractor has an extremely solid, multi-decade and highly profitable trading history.  Operating and pretty much owning their niche within the civil engineering sector they are the ‘go to’ Contractor and, as such, have a secure pipeline through to the mid-2030s.  They work across the UK and Ireland, and they also have presence in certain international markets.

Typically, you’ll lead the delivery of medium sized D&B projects (sub £100M) from ECI phase, when required, through to conclusion. You’ll be supporting a variety of private and public sector clients working under the NEC4, either Option A or C. In the main, you will utilise in-house resources across plant, labour, and concrete and asphalt production.

You’ll be joining a flexible organisation where self-motivated, proactive, and practical problem solvers thrive.

As a strategic thinker, you will be responsible to:
  • Oversee the overall management and performance of the project including planning, design, construction, cost, controls and monitoring, and ensure the project is delivered to time, budget and specification.
  • Build a collaborative and high performance team
  • Provide the leadership and strategic direction to the project in line with ethos, methods of working and best practice
  • Support and promote a collaborative approach to team work
  • Create and promote a clear vision, leadership and direction for the project

To be successful in this role, it is thought that you will:
  • Be educated to a minimum of degree (BSc or BEng) level in Civil Engineering
  • Have demonstrable experience of working as a Project Manager within the civil engineering construction industry gained with a reputable Tier 1 or Tier 2 Main Contractor
  • Have good understanding and experience in the NEC Contract form
  • Have good commercial awareness with effective influencing and negotiating skills
  • Have highly developed communication skills, including writing and presentation of reports, preparing business management documents, and presenting information in meetings with clients and Board members
  • Be committed, reliable and flexible in terms of UK travel and staying away

On offer is salary of 110,000 - 120,000 per annum along with a strong benefits package that is commensurate with the seniority of the role. Suffice to say, it's very generous!

If you're interested in applying IN CONFIDENCE, then please give us a call on 020 3998 7671 or email a copy of your CV (it doesn't have to be up to date) and we'll call you.

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