Construction Project Director

  • Complete Construction
Company: Complete Construction
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 DOE
Location: Warrington
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Warrington
  • From £60,000 to £70,000per annum depending upon experience
  • Complete Construction(2019) Limited
  • Permanent
  • Contact Eva Fejer, Office and HR Manager at if interested in this role

Job description

We are a development and construction company delivering affordable housing in the North West. Here at Alderley Group and Complete Construction, we are looking for a Construction Project Director to join a rapidly expanding company.

The role is in the Warrington area, you will work alongside the Group Managing Director Kevin Corish to minimize the cost of the delivery and enhance value for money, whilst still achieving the required standards and quality. As Delivery Lead for the UK you will oversee all Delivery activities locally, ensuring all projects meet their targets. You will be leading and developing a high performing project delivery team, fostering relationships with key clients and collaborating with other teams in the region to ensure best practice and consistency.

As Project Director you will have overall responsibility for the successful conclusion of construction projects. You will oversee project managers, who coordinate teams to ensure that work is completed on time and within budget, to a high standard. As Project director you will provide leadership to strategically manage risk, monitor programme, finances and ensure each phase of work is started or completed on time.

As a Project Director you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of a project to ensure quality is a high standard, and that it is running to the timescales allowed.

You must be suitably qualified and have a strong understanding of construction.

The job role of a Project Director involves the following duties:

  • Monitoring build progress, overseeing finance and ensuring project quality
  • Making strategic decisions and providing leadership and direction to project managers to implement those decisions
  • Meeting with clients, stakeholders and project managers to report on project progress
  • Liaising with clients and building strong working relationships
  • Devising cost-effective plans to enable effective project completion
  • Managing risks to avoid delays or reputational damage
  • Ensuring permits and legal papers are secured ahead of the project
  • Managing project managers and enabling them to supervise and manage their own teams
  • Working in an office and on a construction site.
  • Management of Project Consultants
  • Coordination of Consultant design, drawings, spec and information
  • Understanding of all construction areasinc

Key responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of projects for the business
  • Provide leadership for projects and teams by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Manage all aspects of multiple projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports delivery targets
    • Developing and executing the local Delivery strategy, and successful project
    • Ensuring all monthly project reports are reviewed for accuracy and profitability
    • Buildingstandards to drive increased Complete Construction (2019) Limited opportunities with target clients
    • Support Group MDmanaging key client relationships
    • Leading the integration of disciplines to enable the effective delivery of all projects
    • Leading and developing a high performing local project delivery team
    • Driving high engagement with the team locally and regionally
    • Ensuring the culture, values andbehaviours of our staff are aligned to the business
    • Ensuring the project delivery teams are extensively trained
    • Undertaking lessons learned from project reviews
    • Implementing Delivery of best practices/standards, processes and solutions to enhance the capability and effectiveness of the organisation/team
    • Having a thorough understanding of project risk andimplement mitigation plans
    • Leading Project Managers/ Senior Site Managersand site teams to ensure local risk management plans are implemented, and when required ensuring appropriate action is taken
    • Monitor Budgetsand net profit targets met
    • Manage Cash flow in line with build targets
    • Accurate and timely reporting of site and team performance
    • Manage Client satisfaction in line withproject delivery
    • Workingas a whole to achieve the delivery strategy
    • Adequate resourcing, training and engagement of employees to meet the needs of the business
    • Compliance and risk management plans implemented
    • Assist in dispute, negotiation, arbitration or litigation, as needed
    • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Responsibility for client specification being met by Alderley Group and Complete Construction, all consultants and subcontract packages
  • Responsible for drawings and specification, making sure all drawings are up to date
  • Responsible for Manage your site team, such as Senior Site Manager, SQS and Site Operatives
  • Responsible for all H&S with support from our H&S Consultant
  • Managing Structural Warranty standards and info with Group MD for Premier Guarantee
  • Managing Building Control standards and info with Group MD for Building Control Consultant
  • Manage Considerate Constructors standards
  • Manage Utilities programme and the completion of infrastructure works with our appointed contractor and the support of Group MD

Key qualifications, experience & skills 

  • JCTDesign & Build understanding
  • Health and safety standards
  • Construction planning,monitoring estimating, budgeting and forecasting
  • Commercial awareness (legal and supplies)
  • Construction law and local practices
  • Buildingorganisational talent
  • Business acumen
  • Communicating with impact and building relationships
  • Driving for results
  • Leading multiple successful projects varying in size, valueand complexity
  • Contract management
  • Sub-contractor management

Additional skills of a project director include:

  • Leadership and business management skills
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems, hardware and software
  • Persistence and determination
  • Able to use your initiative
  • Be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • Mathematical knowledge
  • Excellent verbal communication skills

If you are interested in this role please send your CV and Cover Letter to Eva Fejer at

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