Project Director

  • Job Reference: 4624
  • Date Posted: 13 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Bouygues UK
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Health & Safety Director, HSE Director, Other HSE, Site Manager
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Bouygues UK are looking to recruit a Project Director to oversee a flagship, £90M student accommodation project in Bristol

Job Purpose and Scope:

To be responsible for executing the project to the agreed programme, with the highest regards to Health, Safety and Environmental standards expected by the client and company. To also strive to reach excellence and to improve the business performance overall.

Accountabilities and keys tasks:

-To be responsible for Health Safety and Environment (SHE) on the project and promote the best SHE behaviour and practise on site with the team, hold and chair the monthly SHE meetings.
-To plan and manage the project from transfer though to practical completion.
-To develop and implement the Pre-Development Plan.
-To agree and take total ownership of the commercial strategy for the project.
-To ensure implementation and actively manage the agreed commercial strategy of the project together with the agreement of monthly finance and production reports.
-Lead by example acting as a representative of the company ensuring that all working relationships with internal and external customers are consistent and to the highest standards.
-Establish and maintain a strong positive relationship with the client to deliver improved value to the client and the company.
-To ensure best practises are promoted across the company and provide a fulcrum to promote innovation and continuous employment.
-Where applicable work closely with the pre-construction team on; SHE, Build ability and programme issues and review and comment on design information issues by both consultants and suppliers.
-Ensure that the design process is effectively managed and sufficiently advanced to satisfactorily procure all necessary sub-contractors and materials in liaison with design management, commercial and buying teams.
-Closely monitor the programme throughout the project and ensure that any required action is taken as and when appropriate, this will include producing medium and long term programmes.
-To develop comprehensive SHE, commercial and package requirements and in conjunction with the team to ensure that the company gets the best out of its sub-contractors and suppliers by proper selection and procurement management on site.
-To protect the company`s interest, via appropriate recorded documentation and correspondence with the client/design team and sub-contractors.
-Identify and establish the risks and opportunities within the project, and to operate and establish the relevant management strategies to deal with these, to the best advantage of the company.
-To work with senior management and the human resources department to select, recruit and manage such personnel as are required to maintain a flexible, efficient and economic team capable of carrying out the contract requirements in line with the company`s recruitment procedures.
-Ensures the teams have checked the project is in line with the clauses of the contract and of the specifications.

Essential and Desirable Criteria:

-Degree or equivalent in an Engineering or Construction discipline
-Extensive experience working with a main contractor or large subcontractor
-Strong knowledge of UK building regulations
-Excellent Leadership skills
-Results oriented
-Excellent financial control skills
-Thorough Understanding of UK H&S construction laws
-Stress Management skills
-High levels of quality standards
-Keen attention to H&S matters
-Ability to handle multiple tasks at once
-Demonstrates strong attention to detail and produces accurate work.
-Innovative and able to identify and implement new ways to do things to achieve better ways of working.
-Has technical knowledge and is profit minded.
-Cost Control Experience

-MCIOB or similar chartership
Why Bouygues UK:

As a permanent Bouygues UK employee, you can benefit from:

-26 days annual leave increasing to 30 days
-Group Personal Pension scheme (increased employer contribution)
-Life insurance (4x salary)
-Private medical insurance
-Access to Lifestyle Benefits (such as our Cycle to Work Scheme).

About Us:

Together with our partners and clients, Bouygues UK delivers award-winning construction, development and regeneration projects to the most exacting standards across public and commercial private sectors.
Bouygues UK is part of the Bouygues Group, a diverse global business which operates in the construction, engineering, energy, media and telecommunications markets.
With annual sales of over €34 billion and operations in over 100 countries, the financial strength of our group is a key differentiator in these challenging economic times.