Project Director

Reports to

Operations Director

Job Location

Roles available in Ireland & UK

Department

Telecommunications

Job Scope

The role is responsible for the leadership of a project team to deliver project[s] on time, within budget, safely and to quality standards in line with the Clients requirements and agreed contractual SLA/KPI’s.  

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Needs to Have

  • Degree in relevant discipline and Project Management Accreditation essential

  • At least 10 years experience in a similar position within the telecoms industry  

  • Strong understanding of project methodology

  • Excellent oral and written communications

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Strong commercial management skills

  • Strong organisational ability with experience in reporting  (internal & external)

  • Proven people skills in delivery of project KPI’s and experience in customer facing role

Responsibilities:

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • The effective leadership and management of project teams, including the development of team and individuals in partnership with HR and other departments

  • Ensure each project team has the necessary safety training/inductions to undertake site work

  • Hiring of resource and the implementation of the performance management system

  • Assisting and supporting the team in the implementation and recording of training

OPERATIONAL

  • Implementation and maintenance of relevant approved processes, procedures, health and safety and technical standards and ensure their consistency with requirements of other departments

  • Management of the relevant sub-contractors, monitor performance in terms of time, cost, quality and health and safety

  • Ensure familiarity of client specifications and update and audit sites accordingly

  • Be responsible for end to end management of project

  • Undertake all necessary actions and support to facilitate achievement of delivery team targets in terms of time [programme], cost and quality

HEALTH & SAFETY

  • Ensure all project activities/project team are fully compliant with the Company  Safety Management System and relevant statutory regulations

  • Ensure H&S standards are met at all times on the project (both internally and externally)

  • Ensure that sub-contractors performance meets the required project criteria

  • Review project H&S reports and liaise with the Safety Officer/Manager to ensure that any recurring problems are rectified

ENVIRONMENT

  • Ensure all project activities/project team are fully compliant with all the requirements of the Environmental Management System

  • Responsible for ensuring all works are carried out in compliance with company’s environmental standard i.e. site waste disposal, materials used – refer to SHEQ-1003 and SHEQ-1022 for listing of Environmental Aspects and Hazardous substances used in the company

COMMERCIAL AWARENESS

  • Ensure thorough understanding of project commercials

  • Evaluation and Certification of relevant supplier and sub-contractor invoices

  • Responsible for project P&L account

  • Delivery of KPI’s with nominal Additional Works and stringent adherence to Health and Safety/Quality protocols

COMMUNICATION

  • Attend project/programme/client meetings, as required, to ensure effective communication across the project

Needs to Be:

  • Commercially focused and able to deliver project KPI’s on time, on budget and according to quality metrics

  • Focused on ensuring delivery right first time

  • Able to understand and meet client expectations in line with project scope

  • Self-starter who can operate effectively in a dynamic and fast paced organization

  • Able to build and maintain good relationships with key project stakeholders

  • Provides effective direction and guidance to project team

  • Solutions focused and process orientated