Regional Director - Project Management (Property Consultancy)

Peace Recruitment
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£75,000 - £80,000 (in the region of)
Closing date
20 Feb 2023

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Management
Head of, Senior Manager
Business Type
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Job Details

Peace Recruitment is delighted to bring this Regional Director Project Manager position to the Scottish market.

We are looking for an ambitious Regional Director – Project Management to join our clients highly successful teams in Scotland to help deliver the business plan and take the office into its next period of sustained growth.

You will be reporting to the Director responsible for the office, you will help set the agenda and the business plan for the office and in the stewardship of its delivery.  This will involve managing and planning resources, leading innovation, setting quality and fostering a collaborative, professional and positive working environment. This role will also involve significant local business development activity and inter-action with other offices in the region.

The projects range in value from £0.5m to £100m+ and are with a variety of high-profile clients giving the candidate a diverse and exciting workload. We are however ideally looking for someone who has experience within the Education, Healthcare, Residential, Property, Local Authority and Infrastructure sectors.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to work in a growing, collaborative and sociable company and make an impact.


  • Ideally a Member/Fellow of RICS/APM or similar qualification.
  • Knowledge of the industry in Scotland with a recognised profile across the region.
  • Interaction with the wider Regional Project Management business.
  • Proven experience in a senior level role.
  • Experience in a range of sectors including Infrastructure, Higher Education, Healthcare, Residential and Industry.
  • Experience working in a large consultancy or client organisation.
  • Detailed knowledge of the companies competitors understand the market differentiators and help to shape them.
  • Strategic vision of the market and industry and ability to focus the business to take full advantage of market conditions.
  • Possess confident business development skills, understand the external market and forward workload in the region.
  • Proven track record of winning and developing new business opportunities
  • Extensive experience in preparing bids and tendering.
  • Proven team management skills and experience.

 Technical skills:

  • Expert understanding and ability to advise clients' knowledgeable of the component parts of a project and overall project management techniques.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the wider business outside your own role, and detailed knowledge of the national service/sector you support and being recognised as an expert in this field both internally and externally.
  • Ability to prepare and critically review written communications to a high standard.
  • Complete familiarity and effective use of the organisations Policies, systems and processes.
  • Confident use of Microsoft Office and other role related software packages.
  • Undertake aspects of operational management, including resources and workload planning, financial performance, quality assurance and business development.
  • Support to the office Director in defining the business plan for the office in line with the overall business objectives and manage the delivery of the plan, be accountable for aspects of the plan achievement.
  • Set and maintain service quality standards and culture of continuous improvement and constructive expertise.
  • Be responsible for account management and customer care for office clients.
  • Liaise with marketing to ensure highest quality marketing and promotional materials.
  • Influencing and assisting in strategic decision-making within the office as required and balancing of resources with workload.
  • Liaising with graduate recruitment, APC programmes, and staff development.


  • Ability to win repeat work but also to develop relationships with new clients to successfully achieve new business.
  • Appreciation of client's business drivers and commercial interests.
  • Possess confident business development skills, understanding of the external market and forward workload in your region and national sector/service.
  • Possess a network of contacts and build up several key relationships across a range of sectors.
  • Membership of a national team/forum to promote the companies reputation and knowledge, and visible internal personal profile.


  • Demonstrate an ability to effectively financially manage a team delivering a number of projects.
  • Knowledge of the financial management system for projects and a track record in delivering regular, consistent successful results.
  • In-depth understanding of the business strategy, the wider organisation; and of market competition.


  • Effective management of team(s) on major/complex commissions or projects, or for major client(s), including maximising performance.
  • Ability to effectively and collaboratively resource projects.
  • Managing, coaching and leading high performing team(s) including confidently dealing with performance related issues.
  • Established, quality working relationships with clients and colleagues.

In return:

  • Salary in the region of £75,000 - £80,000
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Insurances
  • Company Bonus
  • Company pension 
  • Professional fee's paid

Apply for this position with your CV or call Lewis Potter for more information. 


Peace Recruitment Group specialises in construction, property & engineering recruitment. Our award-winning business is all about your needs. We know the construction world inside out, but it’s how we put that knowledge to work for you that really counts.

No more skills shortages. No more disruptive staff churn. No more square pegs in round holes.

Whether you’re looking for staff for your business or a new job for yourself, we have a proven track record of delivering the goods and our passion for great service means we always put your satisfaction first.

Our relentless networking, industry knowledge and expertise keeps our finger on the pulse when it comes to who’s out there. When you need a candidate with a specific kind of experience and skill-set, that’s exactly what we send you. We keep people in jobs they’re good at rather than shuffling them from one company to another. And we’d rather take the time to track down the right candidate than push someone into a job they don’t suit.

If you’re interested in good people doing good jobs, talk to us.

Find Us
0131 516 8908
Peace Recruitment Limited
Unit 2 Washington Court
6 Washington Lane
EH11 2HA

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