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Project Director

  • Location: Oxford, OX11 1AA
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Built Environment
  • Contact: Kate Backshall
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01483 302 133
  • Start Date: 29 May 2024
  • Expiry Date: 29 June 2024
  • Job Ref: V-172249

As the Project Director, your role is critical in overseeing the successful execution of major and complex construction contracts. :

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Quality and Environment: Ensure that all aspects of quality, environmental compliance, and progress align with contracted, internal, and regulatory requirements.
  2. Resource Management: Manage employee resources, including providing cover for site staff during annual leave or training.
  3. Constructability Review: Review constructability and identify execution methods that offer commercial or program advantages where possible.
  4. Communication: Regularly communicate with BU MD/Regional Managers and advise the contract team on legal, safety, environmental, technical, or construction matters.
  5. Financial Monitoring: Monitor interim accounts, payments, progress, and profitability of the contract. Report findings during monthly cost meetings. Also, oversee QS Final Account and Loss and Expense negotiations, applying cost-benefit analysis to all activities.

  1. Experience: At least 5 years of experience in Tier 1 Construction Leadership, overseeing site operations, staff, and client relationships from groundbreaking to completion.
  2. Education: A third-level construction qualification (e.g., construction management, engineering, quantity surveying).
  3. Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with experience reporting at a senior management/director level to both internal and external stakeholders.
  4. Additional Knowledge: While not mandatory, familiarity with IOSH/NEBOSH, CDM/PSCS Awareness, BBS, Root Cause Analysis, and internal workshops (S5 & Q10) would be beneficial.

  • Competitive Salary with yearly increases
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • Healthcare
  • 26 days of holiday (with an option to purchase 5 more)
  • Employer pension
  • Death in service (life assurance)
  • Competitive mileage rate
  • Travel expenses
  • Flexible and remote working options
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Professional and educational development opportunities

The NRL Group connect global engineering companies with the right people to bring their projects to life. Supporting contracting companies with their energy transition plans and working with our clients to build a cleaner, greener future.
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