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Project Director - Life Science Asset & Development Manager

Client-Side Development Project Director

Working on an exclusive basis, Cobalt are excited to reengaged with innovative, start-up business, leading the way in Commercial property in Central London. Following the successful growth earlier this year, this private real estate office development business has a quickly expanding portfolio of assets and requires a senior level, technically focused Project/Development Manager who can drive projects from initial feasibility and design, through to construction and delivery.

Their main product is a CAT A+ model, offering refreshing and adaptable office spaces that benefit investors, occupiers, tenants, and landlords alike. However the business is expanding under the direction of their investors, into the life sciences sector. This young business already has a portfolio of developments that range in size and GDV (£10-50million) and this close-knit development team, comprised of Acquisitions and Development Directors, now need a talented Project Director to be the driving force of the business through construction.

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing projects at various stages from design, through procurement, tender, construction and handover; working closely with the design team, asset management team, external stakeholders and be responsible for contractor management and ensuring project delivery to time, quality and cost across the portfolio. You will also need knowledge and experience in 'front-end' development management, actively advising and support investment, feasibility, acquisition, and due diligence.

Our client requires someone with proven experience in the life science sectors and solid understanding of building regulations and various delivery methods (JCT, Design & Build, Construction Management) in a similar role either within a development business or consultancy.

This is a client-side role in a close-knit team and my client requires an adaptable and collaborative work style as well as entrepreneurial spirit.


£75,000 - £90,000 + Benefits + LTIP/investment options.

(Dependant on experience)


·Experience working for a Consultancy or Developer at Director level

·Detailed knowledge of various forms of UK building contracts

·Proven experience delivering commercial projects with an exceptional track record in life science project delivery across the UK.

·Ability to work independently as well as within a team.

To apply for this position, please submit your CV in Word format