Project Director

Project Director

Ref: 297Monday 14 September 2020

£100K - £130K + benefits

Acrow Recruitment are working with a leading building contractor to source a Project Director to take charge of a prestigious, high-rise residential scheme in Greenwich.

Our client have a long history of undertaking and successfully delivering a wide range of projects, providing a first-class service to their clients in both private and public sectors throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland.

The Project Director will take charge of a new Design and Build, 23 story, residential scheme in South East London. The project value is circa £52m.

The Role

  • Overall responsibility for the management and successful delivery of projects.
  • Co-ordinate the production and management of the project program.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and support to the Project Team, both during the pre-construction and construction phases.
  • Providing specialist technical leadership.
  • Resourcing the project and monitoring against budgets.
  • Implementation of best practice in project controls.
  • Produce the maximum return to the company without compromising contract, legal, quality or safety.
  • Monitoring sub-contractor performance.
  • Ensuring effective procurement and supply chain management
  • Create good working relationships by acting in a respectful and professional manner at all times.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years management experience on large scale projects.
  • Degree qualified in Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent.
  • Background in large scale, high-density residential or commercial construction.
  • An analytical, methodical approach to problem-solving.
  • Strong negotiating skills with the ability to motivate a team whilst recognising the needs of other departments and individuals
  • Have sound commercial awareness and the ability to accept accountability as well as responsibility.
  • Ambitious and self-motivated

This role will suit a Project Director or Senior Project Manager who has a proven track record of delivering similar schemes for reputable main contractors.

An industry-leading salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful person.