Project Director – Major Projects (£100m+)

Project Director – Major Projects (£100m+)

£95,000 – £125,000 + Benefits  

Nationwide Projects – Location Dependent


About the Company:

This Company is a top 10 ranked construction enterprise that is part of a diversified industrial group with interests spanning across construction, power, transport as well as other major sectors. They provide environmentally friendly, market leading solutions combining next generation design, excellence in construction and strong financial and operational experience. The company portfolio boasts high profile, cutting edge projects throughout the UK and Internationally. This exceptional employer provides the highest level of opportunities throughout the broad selection of construction sites and contracts currently underway. With opportunities available for graduates to experienced senior professionals, this company has options for all. If you think you have the drive and ambition to succeed in these environments, this is the company for you.


About the Role:


Our client have been successfully appointed to lead a number of projects across a number of sectors including Healthcare, MOD, Commercial, Government Spend, Residential, Pharmaceutical, Rail, MOJ, Energy, Further Education, amongst others. Projects are UK wide with a concentration of projects in London & South East, however also within Midlands, South West and East Anglia. They are currently seeking projects directors to add to the current team.  This role is a fast track into a senior level role within this construction giant. The successful candidate must have experience of managing projects in excess of £100m from Bid Stage through to Delivery. A commercially aware candidate is essential for this role, they would be expected to execute the designated projects, to the agreed programme, with the highest regards to Health, Safety and Environmental standards expected by the client and company whilst striving to reach excellence, deliver profit and to improve the business performance overall. The successful candidate will work on a project geographically and logistically suited to their location.


The successful candidate would be expected;


  • To run with absolute accuracy project in excess of £100m from Bid Stage through to completion.
  • To be responsible for Health Safety and Environment (SHE) on each contract in compliance with current legislation and as contained within the Health and Safety Management System. Where unsure and assistance is required liaise with the appointed Health and Safety Advisor.
  • To plan and manage the project from transfer though to satisfactory practical completion.
  • To develop and implement the Pre-Development Plan.
  • To agree and take total ownership of the commercial strategy for the project.
  • To ensure implementation and actively manage the agreed commercial strategy of the project together with the agreement of monthly finance and production reports.


About the benefits / rewards:


The salary will be dependant on level of exposure to industry and experience on related projects. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary around £95,000 – £125,000. The package will also include various benefits relating to travel, pension and healthcare.


Requirements: Candidates must have extensive industry experience, directly relating to Major Projects in excess of £100m and must have worked in similar or higher positions in top tier main contractors. They must be easily able to manage motivate their team. They must show the contractual knowledge to identify risks and opportunities with client and subcontractors and have the ability to programme the works and identify key interfaces, risks and opportunities in the construction process. The successful candidate will be able to show length of service in only a handful of previous companies, and will be able to show vision and drive to progress further within this business.


  • To be degree qualified in Construction Management or Civil Engineering
  • Hands on approach and can do attitude
  • Experienced in setting up and running development projects, preferably in key target markets of Defence, Health and Local Authorities.
  • Understanding of funding and financing routes
  • Experience of working in large organisations
  • Proactive in learning with ability to influence others
  • A good communicator, able to interact with clients in a positive engaging manner
  • A team player


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