Project Director - Wastewater

Water & Utilities
  • UK, South West, Avon, Bristol
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our water management client is currently seeking a Project Director - Major Projects (Wastewater) located in Bristol. Are you a Project Director looking to build on your technical knowledge and experience of the water industry? Are you wanting a role where you will take lead on major complex projects? If so, this...

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Job description

Our water management client is currently seeking a Project Director - Major Projects (Wastewater) located in Bristol.  

Are you a Project Director looking to build on your technical knowledge and experience of the water industry? Are you wanting a role where you will take lead on major complex projects? If so, this Project Director position will be a great fit for you!  

 

What will I be doing?  

Reporting to the Water Divisional Director you will have responsibility for the delivery of major supply and wastewater major projects of value in excess of £30m, With a number of direct reports this role will require the management of a multi-disciplinary project delivery team including design consultant, internal civils and M+E resource as well as external supply chain and stakeholders.  

As a Project Director, you will not only be managing the delivery of projects to achieve the required outputs for safety and the environment, time, quality and cost but you’ll be doing this while attaining the high standards of work they are renowned for.  

Key to the success will be the emphasis on digital delivery to BIM Level 2. The company has already invested in new technology and innovation and you will continue to promote this approach as well as bringing new ideas to assist with project delivery.  

You will play a key role in ensuring compliance - with safety and quality procedures; with company legal, contractual and governance obligations and with budgetary boundaries.  

As part of this role you’ll undertake the legally defined role of Principal Designer within H&S CDM legislation. As the face of projects, you will be dealing with a wide range of stakeholders including residents, customers, contractors and the general public and you will be expected to act as an ambassador for the organisation at all times.

Requirements

You will ideally have a relevant degree or have experience of delivering projects of similar size and value and ideally will be professionally qualified. You will have water industry experience as well as being able to demonstrate construction management and office-based management experience. The role may suit individuals looking for your next step up or seeking experience of more complex projects.  

To fulfil the role of Principal Designer, you’ll need a working knowledge of the H&S at Work Act 1974, Workplace (Health and Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, RIDDOR regulations 1995, CDM Regulations 2015 as well as the necessary H&S Training including Safe Systems of Work; bespoke CDM training and CITB 5day, IOSH or Nebosh too.  

Complementing your technical skills, your well-honed organisational and decision-making skills will enable you to drive the project forward in the right way.  

You’ll be a positive and effective people manager, able to motivate your team to achieve project outcomes. You will have a range of internal and external stakeholders, so they will expect you to demonstrate well-developed communication and influencing abilities too.

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