Associate Director (Project Manager)




Capstone are pleased to be working on an exclusive basis for the Managing Director of a well-established Global Real Estate Consultancy for a role based in Central London. This is a strategic hire for an Associate Director level Project Management consultant with a track record in corporate occupier refurbishment and fit out, to lead a £70m refurbishment on behalf of a Tier 1 Global Financial Institution. This project has recently been secured and this opportunity has been signed off. The position will report directly into a long-standing Director who has an excellent track record in retaining, managing and developing their team.

About the role

The essential duties and responsibilities of the position will include the following;

  • Managing all phases of project management including due diligence, design, construction, occupancy, quality control, staffing, scheduling and budget management
  • Interfacing with client and key stakeholders to define project requirements
  • Creating and managing the project budget; monitor expenses to ensure project progresses on schedule and within the prescribed budget
  • Managing all facets of project design, construction, and occupancy
  • Qualifying and recommending contractors by reviewing bids and related documents
  • Overseeing the preparation of consultant contracts and management of the execution of these documents
  • Managing the project team by providing direction and leadership; facilitate client meetings regarding project matters
  • Representing the client with architects, vendors, consultants, and regulatory agencies
  • Actively updating multiple project records using project tracking software

To be considered for the role and to perform the job successfully, you must have experience and therefore be able to perform each duty to a high level. These are the skills and abilities required.

About you

  • Education; degree educated and ideally professionally qualified (MRICS, MCIOB, MAPM, CEng, RIBA)
  • 7 years plus commercial fit out and refurbishment experience
  • The ability to analyse and interpret business documents and respond effectively to sensitive issues
  • The ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles
  • A background in making effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to varied types of stakeholders
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • An in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles and able to forecast and prepare budgets, as well as conduct complex financial/business analysis
  • A natural problem solver
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

To discuss this opportunity in further detail please contact Rob Joslin (Director) on +44 (0) 203 757 5000 or email

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