Senior Project Manager – Real Estate – Turner & Townsend – Darlington

Turner & Townsend

Job Description

We have a number of exciting opportunities for Project Managers to join our expanding Real Estate team in Newcastle, supporting and managing projects based in the Darlington area.


To lead Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for end to end service delivery.

To act as the key, day to day client interface, ensuring that client objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate quality standards.


Project Managers handle commissions of varying scale and value; depending upon the complexity of the project etc., the normal would be up to £40m in value. However, where the service provided is advisory in nature, for example advising on urban re-generation funding, the overall project size may be much larger.

Project management, to include:

Advising at a strategic level at the project conception stage, including providing advice on the different approaches that can be adopted in order to successfully achieve the client’s overall objectives

Leading the establishment of the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost, technical and performance parameters

Planning for and the ongoing management of quality, safety, health and environment issues

Establishing effective project governance, processes and systems to be utilised throughout project

Project planning, including ensuring the production of the detailed project plan

Advising upon the procurement of resources

Leading and facilitating the overall cross-functional project team

Monitoring and applying performance management techniques, including the use of KPI’s to improve project performance

Managing the change control process

Monitoring and advising upon project finances

Managing the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications

Ensuring the production of formal project progress and other reports

Taking a leading role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages

Marketing and business development, to include:

Taking responsibility for developing new business opportunities with existing and new Turner & Townsend clients

Identifying and acting upon cross-selling opportunities

Working with Associate Directors and Directors to construct bids for new work

Attending formal client pitches with Assistant Directors and Directors

Ensuring that project case study, photograph and project CV files are kept up to date

Identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve project management products and services



Degree qualified in relevant discipline

Proven experience manageing Real Estate projects, ideally in a consultancy environment 

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