Project Director - Energy

Water & Utilities
  • UK, North West, Lancashire, Manchester
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a Tier 1 main contractor that works in the Energy & Utilities sectors and they are looking to recruit an Energy Project Director for their operations in the North West region. Job Description: The Project Director will lead and be accountable for large, high value schemes such as the delivery of...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 24.04.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 100165/27428

Quote ref: 100165/27428

Job description

Our client is a Tier 1 main contractor that works in the Energy & Utilities sectors and they are looking to recruit an Energy Project Director for their operations in the North West region.  

 

Job Description:  

 

The Project Director will lead and be accountable for large, high value schemes such as the delivery of major Transmission HV 132/275/400kV Substation & cabling projects.  

 

What you will be doing:  

- Ensure that the scope of works is delivered in a safe manner, on time, to the required quality standards, meeting the acceptance criteria and achieving the expected financial outcomes.  

- Sets the overall standard on the project/contract, ensuring consistency across projects and in line with standards policies and procedures.  

- Build and develop the wider operational and project management team to build management capability and deliver all aspects of the project/contract requirements.  

- Line management of Project Managers that are accountable for the operational delivery of the project, chairing regular project team meetings, ensuring actions are recorded and closed out.  

- Manage the “fit to start” process to ensure that they mobilise in a controlled and timely manner to facilitate the timely delivery of the project scope. Ensure there is an effective, comprehensive, and formal handover from the work winning team to the delivery team.  

- Develop and maintain effective communication and collaborative relationships with the Client and other project stakeholders.  

- Provide strategic updates and develop strategic plans.  

- Contributes to work winning at a strategic level.  

- Lead the development of a detailed cost forecast for the project, ensuring it is reviewed and updated regularly.  

- Lead the development of resource forecasts (staff, labour, key plant and materials), ensuring they are aligned and coordinated with the programme.  

- Will be expected to resolve all operational and some strategic issues.  

- Support the Business Unit MD in developing strategic plans.  

- Support the procurement of suppliers and sub-contractors.  

- Lead the development and implementation of improvement actions where necessary to ensure the financial objectives are achieved / bettered.  

- Build, organise and lead bid teams for key tenders.  

- Lead the development and implementation of tender strategy / win themes.

Requirements

Who our client is looking for:  

- Experience in delivering HV Transmission projects within 132kV to 400kV  

- Experience within a Project Director or Senior Managerial role  

- HNC / HND  

- Strong commercial and contractual awareness.  

- Experience of working on complex multi-discipline Enhancement projects, delivering within programme and cost controls  

- Excellent stakeholder management skills, able to develop close working relationships with clients and subcontractors.  

- Expertise in the use and interpretation of project controls to review the status of a project.  

- A true leader with passion for people development, can do attitude and a flare for innovation.  

 

Due to the requirements of the role, in addition to our standard identity and right to work checks, successful candidates will be asked to undertake a basic Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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