Project Director of Project Management – Water

Job Title: Project Director of Project Management – Water
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: package
REF: BBBH22885_1492498895
Contact Name: Thomas Bullen
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Job Published: about 4 years ago

Associate Director / Project Director of Project Management - Water


I have an opportunity available for a high calibre Associate Director/ Project Director with strong project and people management skills who has an established industry network to build on an already profitable business unit. The Associate Director will inherit a team of professionals who operate across the water sector.

Job Role

  • To develop a clear differentiated project management offer across the water sector.
  • To develop and lead a team operating across the central region of the UK within our infrastructure business unit.
  • To support national sector leaders and key account managers in securing professional services within the market


  • Staff / team management - Inputting into the formal management of consultants and teams, to include performance reviews, resource management and recruitment
  • Knowledge management - Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each commission is input into the business' internal database
  • Financial management - Utilising FMS to keep track of the ongoing team and commission margin levels and monthly fee/resource forecasts for each commission
  • Marketing and business development, to include:
  • Creating and communicating a clear credible and differentiated market place offer understood internally and externally
  • Taking responsibility for developing and converting new business opportunities within existing and new business clients
  • Working with fellow Directors to construct bids for new work and providing integrated market place propositions

Commission Management to include:

  • Overseeing the delivery of commissions in a manner that deliver pre-agreed margins
  • Setting and overseeing the effective delivery of commission execution plans that provide exceptional service delivery
  • Team and commission management that may include management of consultants from across the business


  • Experience of having run large teams of people within the professional services industry
  • Experience of having had responsibility for management of business P&L
  • Experience of having operated within the water sector
  • Proven business development skills including team building, finance skills and marketing
  • Experience of delivering commercial services to major programmes during their set up, delivery and close out
  • Experience of acting as Commission Manager on large scale consultancy projects including experience of controlling the financial management aspects of a commission, for example margin management and resource planning