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Project Director

  • Location: Newark
  • Salary: £70,000-£80,000
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Closing: 17 April 2021
  • Ref: 907072


  • Lead the project team and manage the supply chain to deliver projects to time, meeting cost and quality targets and 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
  • Proactively manage the customer relationship during delivery, including change and decision making to effectively manage expectations, and maintain long-term relationships
  • 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.


  • 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


  • The individual will have a well-established record within the Off-Site sector and will have expert knowledge of key sectors such as Education, Healthcare, Defence, etc.
  • Experience in working with senior management to align sales strategies and solutions.
  • Must have experience of working in a corporate/business focused environment.
  • Preferably educated to degree level, but not essential.

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