​What is a Project Executive?

A Project Executive ultimate responsibility for a project and owns the business case for throughout the life of the project. Project Executives are typically responsible for developing a strategic program and project goals and objectives, and monitoring overall performance of the project.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Project Executive?

From employer to employer the job description of a Project Executive will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Oversee the development of the Project Brief and Business Case

  • Authorise expenditure levels, set stage tolerances and ensure funding for agreed expenditure is available

  • Manage proposed changes to cost or timescale beyond tolerance levels and all proposed changes to scope

  • Ensure Risks and Issues are being tracked and mitigated or resolved

  • Liaise with Programme or Corporate Management on progress

  • Organise and chair meetings of the Project Board

Skills required to be a successful Project Executive

To be successful as a Project Executive, the below skills are important;

  • Collaboration

  • Teamwork

  • Communication

  • Time management

  • Leadership

  • Organization

  • Problem solving

  • Critical thinking

How can we help with your Project Executive job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Project Executives across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Project Executives and secure the market's leading Project Executive opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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If you are looking for a new Project Executive opportunity, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current live jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

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​Located on the Colorado river Columbus is located in Colorado County, Texas. As of the 2020 census, Columbus has a population of 3,699 and covers a total are of 2.9 square miles. Columbus has seen a huge number of large scale construction projects beginning and in the pipeline, such as:

The Peninsula, East Franklinton 

The first part of The Peninsula development on the west side of the Scioto River is expected to open this summer, tilting Downtown a bit to the west. This year, one office building, two apartment buildings and two parking garages are scheduled to open, followed by a hotel and a 34-story apartment-office-and-parking tower. When completed, the 26-acre development could include up to 20 buildings with 2 million square feet of offices, 1,800 residences, 200,000 square feet of retail space and 400 hotel rooms.

New Albany growth

The past few years have seen an explosion of growth in the New Albany area that is likely to take big steps forward in 2022. In addition to the ubiquitous Georgian-style homes, the city is adding major warehouses, data centers, office complexes, medical offices, apartments and retail developments to create a full work-live-play community.

Interested in looking for a new Construction job in Columbus?

If you are looking for a new opportunity, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current live jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

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Want to find out how we can help you and your job search?

We are always pushing boundaries to improve our services to our clients and candidates. So taking pride in what we do is ranked extremely high. Find out more about the services we can provide for you.

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