Project Director

Dependent on experience
Full Time

The Role

A Project Director is an essential member of the Muse development team. A Project Director will have overall responsibility for delivery of complex masterplans and developments.

Being a Project Director for Muse is exciting, rewarding and challenging. A Project Director for Muse has experience in delivering complex, long term and sustainable places. A Project Director will have excellent communication skills and be able to form strong relationships with partners and other stakeholders. A Project Director will directly manage a Project Manager and the ability to get on with people and successfully lead a team is essential.

A Project Director will have demonstrated the ability to contribute to work winning and work closely with the Director of Project Management, Regional Director, Development Managers / Directors and New Homes Team to ensure the successful delivery of projects and continued growth of the business throughout the North West.



The responsibilities for a Project Director are wide ranging ensuring successful delivery of our developments and growth of the business. The Project Director will work with a Senior or Project Manager to ensure the successful delivery of individual projects within a wider development masterplan but will maintain overall responsibility.

Exact responsibilities will change dependent on the specific requirements of a project including:-

  • Leading work bidding for new developments alongside the Development Management team.
  • Establishing procurement strategies for projects and ensuring compliance.
  • Establishing governance procedures to ensure developments are successfully controlled within budgets and expenditure approvals and delivered to meet stakeholder requirements.
  • Taking overall responsibility for managing the development budget ensuring the project proceeds within agreed costs.
  • Leading on establishing and concluding necessary third-party agreements, agreement for lease and funding agreements.
  • Ensure neighbourly matters (rights to light, party walls etc) are understood and progressed as required.
  • Take overall responsibility for delivery in accordance with Muse protocols and gateway approvals.
  • Establish procurement strategy of main contractors and oversee conclusion of building contract documentation.
  • Establish insurance requirements and ensure these are procured.
  • Manage the approvals process to allow a start on site in accordance with Muse protocols.
  • Establish quality requirements and arrangements for monitoring construction quality and compliance with Muse’s brief.
  • Ensure payments under the building contract, drawdowns under funding agreements and manage cashflow expenditure are being managed.
  • Ensure the completion and handover process is being managed.
  • Ensure the completion of any snagging / defects is being managed.
  • Provide progress reports for Muse board meetings and forecasts.
  • Attend and contribute to regular scheme reviews and quarterly forecast meetings.
  • Ensure lessons learnt from projects are shared with Muse colleagues.
  • Develop key relationships with partners and the regional property / construction market.
  • Build an understanding of general market conditions, challenges and trends and share with the Muse team.
  • Consider areas where Muse can innovate, carry out research and development and challenge our ways of working and procedures.


Please send your CV and a covering letter to