Project Manager & Senior Project Manager (Client-side)

Peace Recruitment
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Circa £45,000 (PM) £61,000 (SPM)
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Management
Senior Manager, MRICS
Business Type

Job Details

Peace Recruitment is delighted to bring this excellent client-side Project Manager and Senior Project Manager vacancy to the Edinburgh market, this one certainly does not come round often.

Vacancy 1) We are looking to speak to Project Manager’s with a minimum of 3 year post graduate experience with in a construction consultancy or other client-side organisation who are working towards chartered status.

Vacancy 2) We would like to speak to Senior Project Managers with a minimum of 10 years post graduate experience in a similar client-side organisation or a construction consultancy. As the SPM, you can expect career progression to Head of Capital project in 12 months from appointment in post, the Head of Capital Projects is the line manager for all internal Project Managers and Technical staff

Our client’s capital project team is a high performing, small yet efficient department that offers succession plans to grow within the team. You will expect to deliver highly complex projects from £10m to £65m with the support from the team and external consultants.  

What to expect:

  • SPM - Effective leadership and line management of Project administration and support staff and nominated external contractors, ensuring that high standards are achieved, in accordance with organisations regulations and procedures.
  • SPM - Reporting to the Head of Projects, the successful candidate will provide day to day management of the operational activities of the Capital Projects delivery team.
  • SPM - will provide strategic level support to the Head of Projects in the delivery of strategic capital property projects.
  • SPM - Carry out annual Performance and Development Review for agreed relevant staff.
  • PM/SPM - Act as Project Manager on delegated projects leading the client management team to facilitate the preparation of feasibility studies and appraisals working with client user groups. Develop project briefs and, through the application of sound professional practice, implement projects within agreed constraints of time, quality safety and cost to a high level of user satisfaction.
  • PM/SPM - Support nominated staff individually, including setting objectives, managing workloads, performance, attendance, capability and development.
  • SPM - Proactively support the development of the team and successful collaboration across the organisation.
  • PM/SPM - Assess and lead on change management, influencing and managing stakeholder expectations.
  • PM/SPM - Develop new and improve existing project systems, processes and procedures to ensure a progression of continuous development.
  • PM/SPM - A key responsibility will be ensuring full compliance and industry standard process, procedure and guidelines and ensuring accurate and effective financial monitoring and reporting systems.
  • PM/SPM - Optimisation of interface systems, processes and procedures, leading to development of short-form Service Level Agreements, in conjunction with key internal partner services.
  • PM/SPM - Plan, prioritise and organise the resources required for the effective operation of a work team; coordinate teams or project streams setting performance standards and developing monitoring procedures to track progress.
  • PM/SPM - Assist with monitoring and updating lists of consultants and contractors engaged by the organisation including performance appraisal to ensure that they are satisfying the organisations requirements.
  • PM/ SPM - Effective engagement and communication with organisations management, stakeholders and external partners regarding capital projects and estates development.


  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline, e.g. Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying, building and construction or project management.
  • Chartered membership of a relevant professional body (e.g. RICS, MAPM, MCIOB, CIBSE or ICE)

In return:

  • PM salary circa £45,000 per annum
  • SPM salary circa £61,000 per annum
  • 20% employer pension contribution
  • 33 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays

For more information please call Lewis Potter or apply with your CV.



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.

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

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