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Project Director

Employer
Integral UK LTD
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

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ROLE PURPOSE

The role of Projects Director is to deliver strategic goals whilst leading and managing a team including Operations Managers, Project managers, supervisors, operatives and sub-contractors in delivering a number of concurrent projects nationally for a key client.

The Projects Director will be responsible for ensuring that all projects are commercially managed in a professional and proactive manner to protect and enhance the profitability of our projects department.

As the Senior operational lead for your account, you will have extensive experience in delivering projects and be comfortable managing several team members, client stakeholders and supply chain.

You will have strong client engagement and relationship attributes and previous experience in a senior leadership role with a national account or large team.

You will set and deliver strategic goals and constantly look for improvements and innovations in our delivery methods, timescales and processes.

This is a key role providing support to the project delivery teams and ensuring that company processes and ethos is delivered consistently.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Has a good knowledge of and adheres to the Company's Policies and Procedures, ICDL and other governance
  • To ensure all projects are delivered successfully, on time and within budget.
  • To oversee the line management of a team of project managers, supervisors, operatives & sub-contractors delivering project works to our clients
  • To hold regular reviews (PRMs) on each project to ensure programme, cost, quality and safety are controlled in line with the business expectations
  • To ensure a high level of service is delivered and develop relationships with key stakeholder clients to encourage repeat business and long term strategic frameworks
  • To assist and develop new opportunities with existing and new clients in line with the business strategy to focus on predominantly end user clients
  • To ensure compliance with all Integral group policies and procedures
  • To deliver financial targets to meet established objectives, this will include the reporting of financial status with the support of the Commercial team
  • To lead the relevant project teams to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures including Health & Safety, Quality Assurance and Engineering standards.
  • To ensure works are carried out to high standard complying with relevant British Standards and codes of practice.
  • To provide support for the Business Estimating and QS Function as required.
  • To manage the provision of technical support to the contract.
  • To obtain and support the training for staff and operatives
  • To carry out staff appraisals for direct reports setting out training and development programs as required.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with Commercial, Engineering, Estimating / Work Winning and Support teams.
  • Assist in final contract negotiations prior to contract award (including such matters as commercial and engineering matters)
  • Provide engineering support as necessary to the business should workload demand in other areas or other new works.
  • To take responsibility for the overall performance of your team.
  • To develop customer relationships and provide excellent customer service.
  • All employees are required to fulfil their legal duty to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others who may be affected by their acts and omissions, and to follow all guidance and instructions given in this respect. Further details regarding Health & Safety responsibilities are set out in the Health & Safety Policy.
  • Identify and share innovations from across the business, including the latest installation techniques and lessons learnt

PERSONAL QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE

  • Build positive relationships with the team and stakeholders
  • Communicate using appropriate styles, methods
  • Role model enthusiasm and energy about your work and encourages others to do the same.
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness when acquiring additional expertise.
  • Use tact and diplomacy to exchange information and handle sensitive issues.
  • Project a professional and positive demeanour with colleagues, clients and their customers.
  • Ability to clearly communicate work tasks and win the commitment of others to achieving high levels of operational performance.

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • Computer literate IT skills, Proficient in Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Strong educational background within building services
  • Leadership experience combined with good construction technical knowledge
  • A proven track record of delivery
  • Strong business acumen managing an account with cGBP20m annual revenue
  • Experience managing multiple projects with diverse scope of works.
  • Clear and confident written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills to effectively problem solve
  • High level of self-motivation, organisational ability and drive to meet deadlines
  • Commercial and financial Aptitude.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Proven accounts and financial management track record

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