Bid Recruitment is a division of The Management Recruitment Group

Senior Project Manager

  • £100,000
  • Permanent
  • London, UK
  • 17425
Senior Project Manager (Store Development)
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

The world-renowned department store Harrods is seeking to appoint a Senior Project Manager to join its Store Development Team.

About our estate:

Opened by Charles Henry Harrod, an East End grocer and tea merchant, in 1834, relocating to Knightsbridge in 1849, The Harrods store is recognised globally as a symbol of excellence.  Harrods is a truly iconic landmark known all over the World, welcoming visitors from all over. Today, Harrods is one of the world’s few single-site department stores, occupying a prime five-acre site along the Brompton Road. 

They are truly unique – a house of maisons, a modern atelier, a workshop of wonders, a convener, patron, and a celebrator of the world’s finest. Known around the world as one of the great luxury emporiums, they offer a transformative experience to customers who know that true value of exceptional goods and services lies beyond price. They are committed to excellence and artistry, inspired to reinvent, and surprise, ensuring their position as a leader in the category.

Since 2010, their owner, Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), has supported their decision to invest into the evolution of the store. From Fashion Designer rooms to extended beauty Halls, food halls and restaurants, every aspect of the store is being re-imagined to optimise the customer experience and enable Harrods to maintain their place as the masters of luxury and the experts of exceptional. 


We are seeking to appoint a Senior Project Manager to lead on the strategy and re-development masterplan. The Senior Project Manager will develop, procure, and deliver a range of refurbishment projects, leading development schemes valued up to and in excess of £20m across our historic and complex Knightsbridge estate. The role will report to the Director of Store Development, and will work across the various business units, developing project briefs, appointing a leading consultant team, overseeing the successful delivery and handover of projects.

About you:

The successful candidate will possess relevant experience in a senior project leadership role with responsibility for procuring and managing complex construction and property projects of a comparable nature.  You will have strong commercial management skills, with the proven track record of managing project budgets and leading on contract procurement and management of external consultants and contractors.  You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the drive, credibility, and authority to lead and manage stakeholder groups, project teams and internal team members.

This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious projects professionals to take personal responsibility for the leadership of high-profile and complex development schemes across a truly iconic estate.  The Candidate Brochure can be viewed at

For a confidential discussion and the full job particulars please contact our retained advisor Nick Coppard ( at The Management Recruitment Group on 0203 962 9900. 

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this appointment. All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

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