Associate Director Project Manager


Atkins Search are currently recruiting for an exciting and unique opportunity for an Associate Director Project Manager to join a highly reputable, large, multi-disciplinary construction consultancy based in Manchester
with hybrid working available.

Please note if you’re a Senior Project Manager with delivery, management and client facing experience then you will also be considered for the Associate Director Project Manager job.


An international, multi-sector, multi-disciplined Construction Consultancy who are well renowned for their commitment, quality and employee focused culture. With an excellent reputation already established across the UK , my client are keen to further develop their Northwest presence by pursuing the teams development, expanding their clientele and becoming the “go-to” construction consultancy based in Manchester.

This is where someone like you will come in…


A unique opportunity to become integral to an international Construction Consultancy based in Manchester, as Associate Director Project Manager you will have the opportunity to work across a variety of high value sectors, including mixed-use developments, high rise residential, healthcare, education, commercial developments, offices, etc.


As an Associate Director Project Manager, you will be responsible for servicing exciting real estate projects valuing over £100m, with a hands on approach throughout the project life cycle, from inception to completion.

  • Pre-construction
  • Programme management
  • Contract administration
  • Risk management - including facilitating workshops to ensure that these activities are controlled within the project team including contractors, sub-contractors, and the supply chain
  • Prepare and issue reports
  • Stakeholder engagement and management
  • Employers agent
  • Post contract management
  • Managing and developing a team of Project Management professionals
  • Business development
  • Working in partnership with the Project Director to grow and retain clientele


The successful candidate for the Associate Director Project Manager job will be able to demonstrate previous experience of delivering projects from inception to completion, exceeding the value of 100m. You may also have had previous experience of assisting with the growth of a region, team and client base.

  • Have experience in a similar role in the construction environment, ideally consultancy
  • Be competent in using Microsoft Project and Excel
  • Have comprehensive knowledge of building technology and construction principles
  • A good understanding of forms of building contract and experience of contract administration
  • Have previous experience of NEC and JCT forms of contract
  • Have the ability to engage with project stakeholders, and ability to deal with issues appropriately and constructively
  • Have a track record of successfully delivering large schemes across the North West
  • Have experience managing a team of Project Managers


For the role of Associate Director Project Manager, my client believe it is important to reflect the dedication and commitment required for this role to ensure that the successful individual is given comfort and a positive work life balance.

  • A highly competitive salary
  • Pension contribution
  • Annual bonus
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Annual salary review
  • Hybrid working
  • Professional training and development
  • Mileage and expense reimbursement
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Regular social events
  • Fun, relaxed working environment
  • Clear career path and realistic opportunities to progress

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.

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