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Project Director Job Description

What is the role of a Project Director?

During the course of a project, a project director will supervise project managers and employees from various departments assigned specific tasks to complete. Alongside leading efforts to manage risks, project directors will also monitor finances and budgets, and ensure all stages of work are completed on schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Manage, oversee, and liaise with project managers and teams on specific projects to ensure they are proceeding as planned

  • Maintain quality standards by delivering projects on time, within brief and budget

  • Organise budgets and timeframes for projects to be completed within

  • Communicate with and manage relationships with clients

  • Train and recruit project managers and department heads

  • Monitor and make necessary changes to projects which are running behind schedule or are not up to standard

  • Review project proposals

  • Create presentations, detailing stages of a project, to deliver to internal teams, company executives, and external clients

  • Risk management to mitigate delays or damage to the company’s reputation

Tech Stack

  • Ace Project

  • Pro Core

  • MS Office (Excel, Word, Project, Publisher)

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Qualifications

  • Previous experience as a project director or a similar role

  • Great leadership and management skills

  • Team player who is able to confidently manage and motivate a team

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Ability to budget and reduce costs without compromising quality

  • Focused and detail oriented

  • Good understanding of relevant computer software, and operating systems

  • Experienced with planning projects and metrics

  • A problem-solving mentality with excellent numerical skills