Associate Director/ Project Director

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Construction and Development

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  • Salary:

    £105000.00 - £125000.00 per annum + Benefits + Annual Bonus

  • Contact:

    Alice Murch

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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A specialist Development Management platform based in Central London, whose principal investor clients have a significant appetite to develop bespoke and investment projects across the globe, are providing the highest levels of strategic leadership and direction on a portfolio of notable real estate development projects. Acting on behalf of faceless international investors as their Developer, Investment Vehicle and Delivery Partner, world class Hotels & Resorts and Ultra High End Residential Single Dwellings/Penthouses/Developments as well as many other unique and luxurious projects, are being delivered across the world.

The details

Imperative to the continued success of this specialist organization is the critical appointment of a London based Project Director, an opportunity which will be responsible for the delivery of multiple projects in The Middle East, London & The US. This opportunity will form part of an existing medium sized team all based in London from a range of multi-disciplinary back grounds. A lean and talented team quite simply doing things better and driving projects beyond expectations. This opportunity will not be for everyone, expectations are high, a pedestrian project management approach will not be valued. If you are interested in joining a world class team led by an industry Leader, Expert and Entrepreneur then read on…...

The roles responsibilities & duties

  • Provide strategic level phase leadership, direction and management of project resources
  • Undertake strategic Project Management duties, setting and establishing project protocols and responsibilities
  • Deliver projects within the framework of risk, sustainability, health & safety and environmental considerations agreed at the business case/client brief stage, while also maintaining and exceeding time, cost and quality critical success factors
  • Act as the interface on the project and mange delivery to the business plan
  • Work collaboratively with the wider team to manage related issues on the multi-disciplinary projects and liaison with key stakeholders
  • Recruit and induct appropriate resources and skill sets as required to deliver to the project (s)
  • Support the coaching, training and professional development for teams
  • Shares lessons learned with the other team members and drive continuous improvement
  • Utilize and embed established tools and processes plus development of these documents to suit particular project requirements and Client's operational needs. Additionally, proactively develop service excellence including the utilization of technology to support our delivery
  • Monitor all work executed, at all stages, to ensure that an accurate and professional service is offered
  • Responsible for consultant/contractor performance including reviews and reward
  • Responsible for the interfaces and interdependencies of the project including the relationship with the Residence Management team
  • Ensure that the Companies Project Management Manual control procedures are followed and cascaded into the specific Project Execution Plans
  • Ensure the use and regular updating of the box filing and hard filing by all Project Managers & teams
  • Provide inspiration and leadership to the Project teams to deliver the required design quality
  • Ensure all governance and reporting procedures are in place and complied with
  • Deliver the product on time with cost to the required quality standards and value targets
  • Develop notoriety in the Market for the companies Luxury construction PM capability
  • Create and foster both existing and new relationships with client and prospective clients
  • Further develop the existing supply chain
  • Focus on emerging systems and technologies and consider and review innovative methods of working that can reduce accidents, reduce cost and improve quality

About you

  • A minimum of 10-12 years post graduate experience within the real estate, construction, architectural or engineering sectors
  • Operating at Associate Director or Project Leader capacity within a Consultancy, Developer, Contractor or End User organisation
  • Evidence of operating at a high level leading a large project either in the UK or internationally
  • Private sector project development experience required; luxury experience preferable but not essential

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity to lead and manage a luxurious international project and you have a proven track record in effectively doing so, we want to hear from you. The levels of experience required to be considered are flexible, what is vital is that you believe in the business's objectives, the intended journey and can work within a diverse work force of creative & technical people. You will also be flexible and willing to travel.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Alice Murch on +44 (0) 203 757 5000 or email

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