Assistant Property Projects Director

London (Greater) (GB)
£65,622 - £75,239 + excellent benefits
27 Sep 2017
02 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Property Projects Director


£65,622 - £75,239 + excellent benefits

We are delivering the largest real estate transformations of its type in the UK which is also at the leading edge of the Government Hubs Programme. The Building our Future Locations Programme is not only very ambitious and innovative in the office sector, but will play a vital role in developing us as an organisation for the future.  We have a portfolio of 170 offices and 58,000 staff which, with your support and expertise, will move to a flexible and modern estate comprising of 13 regional centres, 5 specialist Sites and a London Headquarters equipped with the digital infrastructure and facilities needed to compliment a highly skilled and diverse workforce. The scale of this ambition is significant and unparalleled. 

Our Estates Transformation Directorate is highly focused and we need people who will make a difference.  Our vision is to help people be the best they can be by developing and delivering best in class working environments that create an enduring legacy. It is certainly an exciting time to join the organisation and directorate. We wish to appoint Assistant Property Project Directors who will be motivated by the scale and complexity of the challenge and recognise the unique opportunity these roles present. Accountable for the end to end delivery of a portfolio of new build multi-million pound office developments of between 100,000 and 400,000 sqft and other office refurbishment projects, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our ambitious transformation programme. 

As an Assistant Property Projects Director, you will ensure the smooth running and management of a portfolio of projects to time, cost and quality. Taking responsibility from pre-acquisition to project handover, you will be widely recognised for your expertise, across the Estates Transformation team and the whole organisation.  Leading highly engaged and collaborative cross-functional teams; establishing strong working relationships with a host of internal and external stakeholders, and coordinating the work of external consultants and partners. We will rely on you to provide challenge and highlight risks, making sure that every project is delivered successfully, with appropriate governance and controls.

To be equal to the challenge, you’ll need to have either a relevant, degree level, property or construction related qualification - and, ideally, a recognised project or change management qualification - or an equivalent level of practical professional experience. RICS or CIOB membership is preferred. You will certainly have a proven ability to thrive in a key role on large change projects, leading project teams to deliver modern office buildings. As important as your technical and commercial expertise is, it will be your flair for forging impactful relationships with influential stakeholders that sets you apart.

Closing date: 2 October 2017.