Associate Director (Project Management) - Commercial Fit-Out

Locations United Kingdom
Discipline Real Estate and Building Consultancy
Job reference 3662961/2
Salary Up to £85,000 plus package
Consultant name Will Matkins
Consultant email
Consultant contact no +44 7380 460 663
Are you an experienced Associate Director of Project Management with a passion for refurbishment across Commercial, Residential, Heritage and Mixed-Use sectors? Do you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and enjoy leading complex projects from conception to completion? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join a fast-growing boutique business in the heart of London.

Company Overview:

Our client is a fantastic, flexible and fast-growing boutique consultancy that is going from strength to strength. Specialising in fit-out/ refurbishments from CAT A, CAT A+, CAT A & B and Cut & Carve. With an exceptional list of clients, this consultancy are constantly providing innovative and comprehensive project management solutions. This expanding team consists of industry experts, working on diverse projects ranging from small office fit-outs to large re-developments of over 2m sq. ft. This business offers incredibly flexible working, providing results are visible and client relationships are not affected. 

Job Description:

As an Associate Director, you will be responsible for managing and delivering projects, be in charge of the day to day running of a team of PMs, whilst also being very client facing. You will oversee the entire project life cycle, from initial concept to final handover, ensuring successful delivery within budget, timeframes, and quality standards.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and manage a team of Project Managers, providing guidance, support, and mentorship to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Oversee the entire project lifecycle, from inception to completion, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs, and providing tailored solutions to meet their project requirements.
  • Actively engage in business development activities & identifying new opportunities.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant industry standards and regulations, delivering projects in accordance with best practices.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including architects, engineers, contractors, and consultants, to ensure seamless project coordination and successful outcomes.
  • Provide strategic input and contribute to the continuous improvement of project management methodologies and processes.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience working on Fit-Out projects across multiple sectors (including commercial and residential) within a UK project management consultancy.
  • MRICS, MCIOB, or MAPM chartered status is essential.
  • Strong CA (Contract Administration) on JCT Suite contracts and EA (Employers Agent) experience.
  • Proven track record in leading and delivering successful fit-out/repositioning projects within commercial & residential sector as a minimum.
  • Business development experience is preferable, with the ability to identify and pursue new opportunities.
  • Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team of Project Managers.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with clients, stakeholders, and team members.
  • A thorough understanding of project management methodologies, processes, and best practices.
Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary - £75,000 - £85,000 per annum dependant on experience
  • Competitive salary within the specified range.
  • Generous holiday allowance.
  • Bonus scheme (discretionary).
  • Pension scheme.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Flexible working policy.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
Should this role be of interest, please do get in touch either via email -, call 07380 460663 or alternatively please submit an application direct to this advert. If you are looking for a different role and would like to discuss your future options then please get in touch.
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We appreciate every application, however, due to a high volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.