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Project Director

  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Project Director
  • Salary: £350 - £500 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: TG-200519-03_1558346340
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Job description

My client, a main contractor specialising in commercial, industrial & retail projects, currently has a requirement for an experienced Project Director to manage new industrial developments in Peterborough of circa value £100m. This is a freelance position for a period of around 12 months.

The Project Director will have experience with steel frame construction and needs to have 10 years' experience working for a main contractor, more than comfortable managing projects of £50m+. The successful candidate will have full responsibility and accountability for a programme of construction projects within a delivery stream that consists of a team of 20 plus project management staff.

Duties of the Project Director will include:
  • Leadership of project management team
  • Regular progress meetings with Operations Director, Project Management team, Client and team
  • Driving excellence in Health and Safety and ensuring the planning of this in projects as a priority
  • Leading project scheduling to ensure that projects are delivered in line with agreed programme of work
  • Deliver a robust commercial approach ensuring that the work is delivered in the most effective way providing clear financial and schedule forecasting
  • Ensure that compliance with governance processes is maintained in all aspects of project delivery
  • Build strong and effective working relationships with all project stakeholders, ensure that project teams manage stakeholders effectively
  • Improve and maintain the processes relating to commissioning and handover of projects and ensure that they are completed correctly
  • Lead the resolution of commercial disputes to maximise the benefit to the business and ensure that defect resolution processes are in place and applied effectively

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