Project Director

Location: Market Harborough

Job Type: Operational

Contract: Full Time/Flexible Working

Application Deadline: 24 Apr 2024

The Vacancy

Wates are looking for a Project Director to join our Major Projects Construction team on an exciting new project in the Midlands area.

If you are Project Director with proven technical skills looking for an opportunity to challenge the norm, bring fresh new ideas and elevate yourself within the industry then join us and help to create tomorrow together.

This is a great opportunity to progress your career as part of a talented, diverse, and supportive team.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Our Project Directors are a valuable part of our business, the focus of this role will be to provide visible leadership, insight, direction and foresight in the safe and profitable delivery of schemes, while also providing excellent customer satisfaction and successfully develop a team.

As our Project Director you will:

  • Lead the project team and manage the supply chain to deliver projects to time, cost and quality targets and standards
  • Ensure safety targets and standards are maintained by understanding what safety excellence looks like
  • Foster a continuous improvement culture by actively seeking input from all members of the project team and encouraging them to implement safety improvements
  • Lead, manage and deliver operational excellence and efficiency through appropriate use of leadership indicator health check reviews through the Bid, Pre-construction and Construction phases of the project

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive salary & profit share scheme
  • Flexible working 
  • Car Allowance / Company Car (subject to Role/Grade) 
  • Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) 
  • Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 8% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 days holidays + bank holidays and much more…
  • Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression
  • Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 8 weeks fully paid paternity. 

To find out more about LIFE AT WATES please click on the following link https://www.wates.co.uk/careers/

We are always looking for a variety of new talent to join our teams, to help us grow and innovate as a business. Although you may not have all of the skills listed, many of them may be transferable to other roles within the WATES Group.  

If you would like clarity on any of our vacancies, discuss career opportunities in strict confidence or need anything to make our recruitment process easier, please contact our In-House Recruitment Team directly or via recruitment@wates.co.uk and one of us will get in touch as soon as possible.  

As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and are proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditation with Investors in People, we are also a Disability Confident employer. Being a family owned, business means we understand and value long term relationships. 


Work for Wates

Wates Group is one of the largest, and most successful family-owned private construction, development, and property services companies in the UK. We are building a place to work where everyone belongs, by one small act of inclusion at a time. We celebrate difference and welcome diversity.

As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and are proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditation with Investors in People, we are also a Disability Confident employer. Being a family owned, business means we understand and value long term relationships.

The Wates Group are committed to three ambitious environmental targets for 2025: Zero Waste, and Zero Carbon, from our operations and Positive Nature Enhancement. Wates are pushing to take a leading role in reducing our industry’s environmental impact.