Project Director - Venice, Italy

  • Location

    Venice, Venice (province)

  • Sector:

    Construction and Development, Real Estate

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  • Salary:

    €150000.00 - €200000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Rob Joslin

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Position: Project Director

Location: Venice, Italy

Salary: €150,000 to €200,000 plus bonus & benefits

Capstone are recruiting a Project Director to be based in Venice (Italy) for an international property developer with a healthy pipeline of luxury hospitality and high-rise residential developments globally. We are seeking a Project or Construction Director of the highest caliber to deliver a luxury 5* hotel development.

About you

The successful candidate will have seasoned construction experience in Italy having led luxury hospitality and or high-rise luxury residential projects for either an international consultancy, general contractor, or developer. This individual must have experience in the management of large teams based throughout Europe, be versed in construction permitting processes and have managed construction works for both new build and restoration projects.

  • At least 15 years construction experience, preferably with experience in the Italian construction market
  • Experience working with or for a developer or hotel owner-operator would be beneficial but not essential
  • Track record in creating, managing, and leading high performing teams to successful outcomes
  • Proven ability in collaborating with project partners and internal stakeholders
  • Active in the deployment of best-in-class management systems and processes
  • Exceptional communicator
  • Fluent in English & Italian (preferable)

About the role

  • To lead and manage the entire development team for the project including internal stakeholders, consultants, contractors, suppliers, lawyers, and planners
  • To lead, manage and be responsible to the Owner for the development of design, cost planning and budget, schedule/programme, procurement activities, construction, and delivery of the project through to completion and operation
  • To critically review design and tender documentation prior to procurement to ensure documents are complete and satisfactory for fixed price lump sum mechanism
  • To oversee and lead all procurement and tendering activities including contract negotiations for consultants, contractors, and suppliers
  • To oversee all construction works onsite ensuring change control process is strictly adhered to
  • To oversee and manage the implementation of all construction contracts including successful settlement of final accounts and any resulting claims
  • To ensure contractors and consultants are complying with procedures as stipulated in the building and construction permits
  • To support project company and hotel management company in the securing of all necessary licenses/permits for the hotel development
  • To ensure a robust quality assurance scheme is developed
  • To drive exceptional performance from consultant and contractor
  • To oversee and manage the development team in the identification of risks and the implementation of mitigation strategies
  • To keep all internal stakeholders and partners routinely informed of progress
  • To control and manage meetings effectively

How to apply

Please contact Rob Joslin (Director) to discuss this exciting role in more detail on +44 (0) 203 757 5000 or email

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