Job Openings Project Director

About the job Project Director

General Description of Role and Responsibilities:

  • Leads the Management of the design work and construction activities during and completes the project within the budgeted schedule and cost.
  • Manages the technical and financial operations effectively.
  • Manages claims effectively and avoids litigation and disputes. Leads the Project Management staff in assessing variations and claims and reporting the technical position of the proposed variation to the Client.
  • Manages project risks and implements a risk mitigation plan.
  • Communicate with the Client representatives continuously regarding Project Progress and other areas of concern.
  • Proposes house Project Management procedures to comply with Contract requirements and Client procedures.
  • Establish and maintain specific project procedures for Design/Construction Supervision Management (as applicable).
  • Prepares special reports to Client Management to investigate any problem related to the Scope of Services and recommend solutions to Client Management.
  • Identifies priorities and tasks and develops the organization structure to ensure execution of tasks by providing clear direction on methods, time frames and schedules to achieve the stated goals.
  • Provides a clear definition of the roles and responsibilities of PM staff.
  • Attends Executive meetings and progress meetings.
  • Monitors performance to ensure the successful delivery of the Key Performance Indicators and client contractual requirements.
  • Advises the Client representative on any potential variation to the Design/Supervision Consultant and contractor scope of work that may generate cost or time impact and presents the Project Management assessment.
  • Advises the Client of any foreseen slippage of progress and proposes corrective actions.
  • Reviews weekly and monthly reports as presented by the Design/Supervision Consultant(s) and Contractor and presents comments of non-compliance and/or areas of concern and corrective actions to the Client.
  • Coordinates with the Design Manager during the detailed design stage of the Project to ensure Design Compliance with Client requirements and avoid any cost impact.
  • Informs themselves of the relevant Quality, Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Policies, Manuals and Procedures within Hill International and ensures continued compliance with these requirements while employed by Hill.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the line manager/supervisor.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • A Degree in an Engineering related discipline is required.
  • Post Graduate education, such as an M.Sc. or Ph.D. is highly desired.
  • A chartered certification such as PMP is expected.
  • 20 or more years of experience in managing Multi-Million Dollar projects.
  • Experience in negotiating commercial contracts to successful closeout.
  • Ability to think ahead, identify new opportunities and create new and innovative approaches to work-related issues.
  • Strong Management and communication.
  • Demonstrates a determination, desire to succeed and a wish to progress and develop within a commercial role.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Word and Excel and strong user skill level within MS Office suite and Primavera.
  • Excellent numerical and communication skills.

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