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Project Director

Ref no. BHN556872
Location Southampton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our Water sector contractor client is seeking a Project Director to initially lead a high value project based in Southampton.

Key skills required for this role

Project Director, Water, Delivery, Health and Safety, Leadership


Water sector experience is essential

Job description

Our Water sector contractor client is seeking a Project Director to initially lead a high value project based in Southampton.

Our client is part of a joint venture working on Southern Water's water supply and wastewater treatment works across Kent, Sussex and Hampshire. The candidate will be someone with proven leadership experience in a water construction environment.

If successful this role may lead to future local projects on this joint venture.

Our client has a vibrant, challenging and growing business, with project environments that provide tremendous opportunities for everybody. They strive to be more diverse, more innovative to ensure they have a greater understanding of clients' needs, delivering smarter, more inclusive solutions for them. Their goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society and the communities in which they work. As an inclusive, family friendly employer they believe that everyone matters, and are committed to ensuring that everyone has the same opportunities to be able to reach their full potential.

Role description

  • Senior manager with extensive experience of the construction industry
  • Degree qualified
  • Experience of leading a team on a large, high profile project (£40m projects in terms of scope minimum ideally)
  • Champions Sustainability Safety, Health and Environment - community concious
  • Having integrity by always doing the right thing in the right way
  • Must be customer focused by striving for excellence through understanding, anticipating and meeting their needs


  • Salary in line with a senior leadership position - our client is open to discussing package during interview stages
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Car allowance/car provision
  • Pension contribution matched up to 10%
  • Excellent bonus package potentially up to 18%
  • Professional development budget
  • Day off for birthday
  • Wider benefits package including share save plan, employee wellbeing, life assurance, private medical insurance depending on level, volunteering days

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