project director - highways in bristol

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bristol, south west
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Are you a Project Director looking for your next role on a Major Highways Scheme in the South West?

Our Client, a tier 1 contractor has an Exciting, Long Term opportunity for a capable Project Director!

As a Project Director, you will be responsible for the following:

* Lead the project team and manage the supply chain to deliver projects to time, cost and quality targets and standards
* Proactively manage the customer relationship during delivery, including change and decision making to effectively manage expectations, and maintain long-term relationships
* Assist in procuring work by maintaining and developing industry contacts and liaising with Business Development
* Monitor and approve cost targets and financial forecasts to maximise profitability
* Ensure external consultants (e.g. design) are rigorously managed to enable delivery - driving value, customer focus and achievement of the project's objectives
* Ensure the Company and Divisional procedures and policies are followed by the relevant teams, i.e. the Business Management System, including the Process Operating Model
* Utilise BIM, where appropriate, and the supporting digital tool set to drive optimisation, safety and performance improvement throughout the whole project lifecycle
* Support the delivery of CSUK's Sustainability activities
* Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm

Who we're looking for?

You will have:

* Significant previous experience in project management, in particular managing complex highways projects
* Experience of managing projects in rural areas with an appreciation of specific challenges including endangered species and potential opposition to the scheme
* A relevant Engineering Degree and professional qualification, such as APMP
* Strong stakeholder management experience with the ability meet and present to senior government representatives
* Strong leadership skills, including experience of leading teams and confidence in the ability to lead, influence and communicate with others to deliver targets are required
* Financial awareness is required to deliver targets, with a desire to continuously improve safety and sustainability performance
* The ability to communicate effectively is required in order to manage customer relationships, in addition to strong planning and organisation skills to deliver operational excellence and efficiency
* Experience of Lean Construction principles and Lean practitioner training are desirable

Why work for us?

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

If you are the right person for this role Apply online or call Connor on 0121 212 7790!

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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