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Project Director (Client-side)

Peace Recruitment
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Very competitive package
Closing date
8 Dec 2023

Job Details

Peace Recruitment is delighted to be assisting a national Public Sector organisation to recruit a Project Director within the Aberdeen area.

The ideal candidate would have experience of Director roles, leading independently major projects and programme on Design & Build projects, ideally looking to move to a client side organisation from a consultancy or contractor background. This role can be worked on hybrid from the Central Belt with the view to work from the Aberdeen office and/or sites 2-3 days per week, you would be joining a well-established team with the drive and enthusiasm to succeed in delivering excellent results within Education, Healthcare, Leisure sectors, this is a unique opportunity not to be missed.

What can you expect from this opportunity?

You will be part of an organisation where they understand the need for accurate advice on costs and procurement at an early project stage. Provide a more efficient, quicker, sustainable procurement methodology for public sector bodies, resulting in improved value for money.

Your remit:

  • Increase the scale of joint service working and integration between public sector organisations resulting in better outcomes at the point of service delivery
  • Increase opportunities for strategic asset management across public sector bodies
  • To have good financial, technical and policy understanding is essential
  • Knowledge of policy landscape
  • Maximise community and stakeholder engagement
  • Team leadership
  • Ensure local communities and SMEs benefit in terms of employment and training
  • Programme Change
  • Procurement
  • Cost Control
  • Contract Administration
  • Design Team Management
  • Brief Development


  • Member of The Association of Project Managers (APM)
  • Project Management, Quantity Surveying and or Senior Leadership functions in the public or private sector
  • Demonstrable knowledge working in a variety of project sectors
  • Commercial project experience is highly desirable
  • JCT/NEC knowledge
  • Solid experience working on Design & Build projects
  • A well rounded pre-contract knowledge

In return:

  • Competitive salary
  • 30% Bonus
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Car allowance or company car options
  • Autonomy within the role when dealing with clients/projects
  • Hybrid working 

Contact 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.

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

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