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Project Director | Building Services

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    Suffolk, England

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    Management & Executive

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    Davinia Farr

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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Project Director | Building Services
West Suffolk

1st Step Solutions are currently working with a leading Engineering and Services business who have an opportunity for a Building Services Project Director to join them on a project based in West Suffolk.

Applicants must have previous experience of leading the delivery of multi million pound MEP projects.

* Drive Health and Safety leadership throughout the project to establish a safety culture and ensure that the safety first and foremost message is visible and alive in people and processes.
* Participate in bid activities in conjunction with the work winning team and processes; to ensure a professional, profitable, successful bid which provides agreed levels of turnover and meets customer expectations.
* Lead pre-commencement activities in conjunction with the Pre-construction Manager, to maximise opportunities, efficiency and profitability in the delivery phase of the project.
* Ensure that the team carry out an effective review of the project scope of works including installation methods, to ensure the precise provision of the customer's requirements, ensuring that customer objectives are identified, understood and cascaded throughout the project delivery team.
* Identify and manage project risks and opportunities, ensuring that these are commercially mitigated or enhanced to provide a clear and up to date risk position.
* Communicating this risk position to internal and external stakeholders effectively.
* Lead the team to effectively manage the appointed specialist sub-contractors and ensure the work is being carried out safely, to the specification and programme. Develop effective, sustainable relationships with key sub-contractor organisations.
* Provide engaging and authentic leadership in all aspects of your role; deliver business strategy by gaining involvement in company initiatives and communications. Provide clear direction and leadership for the project delivery team; through provision of objectives, responsibilities and accountabilities, managing performance accordingly. Offer guidance and feedback to maximise the performance of the team.
* Lead Contract reviews, to deliver high quality, succinct and relevant management information which provides clarity and assurance to internal and external stakeholders.
* Ensure the accuracy and integrity of costs, values and programme forecasts, implementing actions which mitigate risk and maximise profitability.
* In conjunction with the Commercial Director prepare and update business plans and local management accounts.
* Build a respected and valued reputation that develops positive long-term relationships with esteemed customers by understanding their strategic and project requirements.
* Create a culture within the project team to ensure that our solutions and methodologies support these requirements and that exceptional customer satisfaction is evidenced throughout the project.
* Maintain clear direction and leadership to drive the safe and successful completion of the project within agreed timescales, agreed budgets and to meet specification and customer requirements; ensuring that the project is closed out in accordance with the requirements of PLAT. Ensure that project defects are closed out in a timely manner to maintain client relationships and project profitability.

* Substantial experience in the safe and effective delivery of major MEP projects.
* Industry recognised trade or professional qualification.
* Security clearance. (to be arranged once offer is made)