Director (Head of Project Management)

Locations United Kingdom, London
Discipline Real Estate and Building Consultancy
Job reference 3693392
Salary Approximately £160,000+ plus package
Consultant name Will Matkins
Consultant email
Consultant contact no +44 7380 460 663
About the Company:
Our client is a dynamic and rapidly growing SME construction consultancy based in the heart of London. With a diverse portfolio that spans residential, student accommodation, healthcare, life science, commercial sectors, and more, they are at the forefront of shaping the built environment in the UK. Backed by strong financial support, this company offers an exceptional environment for career growth and professional development.

Job Description:
We are seeking an accomplished Director/Head of Project Management to provide visionary leadership and strategic direction to our client's project management division. This role is of paramount importance to the growth and success of the business, and it offers a unique opportunity to shape the consultancy's future and lead a team of dedicated professionals.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and shape the project management division, overseeing all aspects of project delivery within the real estate sector.
  • Develop and execute strategic initiatives to drive business growth, enhance client relationships, and expand service offerings.
  • Provide visionary leadership, mentorship, and guidance to project managers and senior staff, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.
  • Act as a key point of contact for high-profile clients, securing major projects and nurturing long-term partnerships.
  • Lead business development efforts, including identifying and pursuing new clients, projects, and revenue streams.
  • Utilize your extensive knowledge of the built environment to provide expert guidance and solutions on complex and strategic projects.
  • Drive operational excellence, monitor project progress, budget management, risk mitigation, and client satisfaction.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum of 15 years' experience in project management roles within a UK-based construction consultancy, with a strong focus on the real estate sector.
  • Proven experience in senior leadership positions, managing project management teams and overseeing multiple complex projects.
  • Extensive experience in CA (Contract Administration) and EA (Employer's Agent) roles.
  • Highly desirable qualifications such as MRICS, MCIOB, or MAPM.
  • Strong understanding of construction industry best practices and regulations.
  • Exceptional communication, leadership, and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive business development efforts, secure major projects, and expand client portfolios.
  • A strategic mindset with a strong focus on client satisfaction, team development, and company growth.
  • Competitive basic salary of approximately £160,000+ per annum (dependent on experience).
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including bonus scheme, private healthcare, and professional membership fees covered.
  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays, with an option to purchase additional leave days.
  • A pivotal role within a dynamic and growing business, offering significant influence, direction and leadership.
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment.
  • And more.
If you are an accomplished Director/Head of Project Management with a proven track record of strategic leadership, successful project delivery, and client relationship management within the real estate sector, we encourage you to apply. Join our client's team and play a pivotal role in an organisation that values your expertise and offers substantial opportunities for professional growth.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications by applying directly, emailing or you can call Will Matkins on 07380 460663. We look forward to receiving your application.

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We appreciate every application, however, due to a high volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.