Associate Director Project Manager - Infrastructure


Atkins Search are currently recruiting for an Associate Director Project Manager to join a market leading Construction Consultancy based in Manchester. Priding themselves on their collaborative culture, my client offers you the chance to become an integral part of their business, giving you the chance to truly shine!

Please note – Senior Project Managers based in Manchester seeking the next stage of their career will also be considered for the role of Associate Director Project Manager in our clients Manchester office.


My client provides a variety of services to national clients within the Infrastructure and Civil Engineering sectors. With a collaborative culture founded on mutual respect and trust, they are dedicated to their people, partners and clients.

As Associate Director Project Manager, you will be offered a diverse workload that is tailored to your preferences and the opportunity to become a truly integral part of their growing business. You will have the option to work across a variety of sectors across the Northwest, including; industrial/logistics, regeneration, residential, education, leisure, mixed-use developments, commercial, etc.


As an Associate Director Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering exciting projects, from inception to completion across Manchester and the Northwest, with a hands on approach throughout the project life cycle. The Associate Director Project Management services you will provide include:

  • Pre-construction
  • Programme management
  • Client-side project management
  • Contract administration
  • Risk management
  • Stakeholder engagement and management
  • Post contract management


As an Associate Director Project Manager, you will be responsible for servicing exciting infrastructure schemes throughout the Northwest 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 SMT to develop the Manchester offering


My client’s core business focus is to work together to deliver lasting, successful, quality outcomes and a positive legacy. As their employees are the heart of their business, their priority is to keep them happy and safe. Some of the exciting perks and benefits that they offer an Associate Director Project Manager in Manchester can include:

  • A highly competitive salary £70,000 - £80,000 (negotiable depending on experience)
  • 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 acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialize in construction, consultancy, residential and infrastructure recruitment and service the Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough, and Northern Home Counties regions.

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