Project Director

Location Brussels
Discipline: Construction
Vacancy Type Permanent-Full Time
Contact name: Jennifer Ahern

Job ref: 012363

Dornan are currently recruiting for a Project Director to work on a Hyperscale Data Centre project in Belgium.

This exciting new role will oversee construction on a hyperscale Data Centre and will report to the Business Unit Director.

About you.

  • 10-15 years’ experience in senior construction positions
  • High project value experience (€100M+), ideally having worked on Hyperscale Data Centres
  • Qualified in Electrical or other Construction discipline
  • Excellent stakeholder management and people management skills

About the role

  • Develop business plan, cost control system, cash flow and billable schedules for the project
  • Produce procurement plan, drawing / design plan, construction programme, s-curve and histogram.
  • Liaise with client and design team on procurement and engineering issues.
  • Develop project safety and quality plans.
  • Mobilize sub-contractors and labor in accordance with business plan.
  • Mobilize site establishment.
  • Development Project measure prior to commencement of Construction in line with the agreed project programme
  • Ensure projects team familiarity with the Projects contract requirements (JCT or NEC etc.)
  • Agree a training plan for staff and operatives particular to your site in conjunction with the Operations Director of the project.
  • Management of  your site team in conjunction with the project managers
  • Effective day to day running of site activities, including delivery within time constraints, cost, programme, materials, engineering, quality and safety.
  • Attend meetings with client and hold weekly progress meetings with sub-contractors and ensure that safety and training are discussed.
  • Hold monthly team meetings to discuss project progress against milestones
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant technical aspects within construction industry standards and local authorities requirements if applicable
  • Manage labor and subcontractors ensuring compliance for installation in accordance with the projects specification and contract documentation
  • Ensure that all health, safety and welfare obligations associated with the project delivery are met.
  • Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Ensure testing and commissioning is carried out in accordance with the Quality Plan and projects specific requirements.
  • Prepare final account with the commercial team, submit and agree with client in line with company objective.
  • Maintain contact with client for warranty period and thereafter when retention monies are collected.
  • Undertake a lessons learnt review on the project and present these findings to the Operations Directors
  • Post contract completion i.e. clearing site/archiving/financial & practical review/installed drawings and manuals/secure disposal of confidential information and systems

Why Dornan? 

  • Dornan are a well-established company with a family feel and a down to earth team
  • Dornan offer a clear progression path , always seeking opportunities to promote from within
  • Dornan offer educational assistance and promote CPD
  • Dornan promote collaboration through various team building , social and charity events
  • Dornan are committed to employee wellbeing with our Employee Assistance Programme and an in house Health & Wellbeing advisor