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Job Description

REF: 15380
Posted: 03 March 2020
Closes: 06 March 2020

About the client

On behalf of our client, a private sector property investor, Interim Executives are currently recruiting for an Interim Project Director take on a 12-month contract. Based in Central London, the Project Director will be responsible for the delivery of a high profile, landmark £60m refurbishment project, seeing the project through RIBA stages 4 to 7.


Our client has reached a pinch-point with other projects coming online and they require additional resource to help deliver this project on time. The this is a base build / CAT A fit out scheme followed by CAT B fit out for the tenant, but unique in terms of the intricacies and varying groups of stakeholders involved in the scheme. In essence, this role will have two clients, the investor and the tenant.

The scheme is valued at circa £60m and realises 150,000sqft of commercial office space over two phases of delivery, all while maintaining a live working environment for the existing tenants at the property. The first stage of delivery is August 2020, while the overall project completion date is March 2021. The Interim Project Director is supported by teams from both the tenant and the investor.

Candidate Requirements

As an experienced Construction Project Director, you will have previously led and successfully delivered high profile cut and carve, fit out or base build schemes on projects of a similar size and complexity. Our client requires that ideally, this interim post will lead both on the construction delivery, but also be responsible for driving the design team to meet tight deadlines and maintain the overall programme timeline.

What you’ll get in return

In return, you will be offered the opportunity to take on a exciting role that you can truly make your own, working on a high profile and unique project. You will also be offered a competitive daily rate. Consideration will be given to those working both inside and outside of IR35 regulations.

What to do now

For a confidential discussion, please contact the retained recruitment advisor handling this assignment - Matt Donovan ( of The Management Recruitment Group on 07964 465 343.

Applications should consist of a CV and evidence of similar projects either as case studies or a project list.

Campaign Timeline

Applications close on Friday 6th March at 9am, however candidates will be considered on a first come first served basis and the role may be filled earlier than the closing date. Interviews with the end client will take place on Monday 9th March in the afternoon and this is a one stage interview process with an immediate start required following an offer to the chosen candidate.

Equality & Diversity Statement

MRG Interim Executives shall not discriminate unlawfully when deciding which candidate/temporary worker is submitted for a vacancy or assignment, or in any terms of employment or terms of engagement for temporary workers. MRG Interim Executives will ensure that each candidate is assessed only in accordance with the candidate’s merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required by the particular vacancy.