Our client is a leading multi disciplinary engineering consultancy and they are looking for a highly experienced Principal Engineer with proven client facing skills to build relationships and deliver high quality, cost effective and tailored solutions for their clients based out of their Cambridge offices..Their highways & infrastructure team is involved in a wide range of projects ranging from master planning & site appraisal, feasibility studies, detailed design design and supervision across broad range of skills including highways, utilities, drainage, flood studies, external works, LRT and rail civils.
The successful candidate will become an integral member of the Infrastructure Engineering team whose role will involve a range of high profile and challenging projects.
Your role will include the following:
Develop existing long term, strong client relationships to secure work in infrastructure projects for major development, urban regeneration and transportation projects for both private and public sector clients
Take a leading role in developing business strategies and undertake proactive business development
Work closely with colleagues and other disciplines to position for, and secure, project opportunities
Work as part of a team with responsibility to win and deliver services of the highest quality, in accordance with the company's business management system
Leading on a portfolio of projects ensuring that project design solutions are delivered to the highest standards and meet programme and budgetary constraints
Planning, design and implementation of complex highway/infrastructure projects
Manage and mentor team members, including skills transfer and training
Providing specialist technical leadership
Developing BIM/Civil3D and other modelling software capability within the team
Required criteria for ideal Principal Infrastructure Engineer
Extensive experience in infrastructure engineering
Demonstrable record of successfully designing and delivering a wide portfolio of infrastructure projects for major development, urban regeneration and transportation projects in UK for both private and public sector clients.
Demonstrate an established industry profile and long term client relationships in the East of England
A strong track record of successful business development
Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills and an ability to build effective client networks both internally and externally
Strong writing, presenting, negotiating and influencing skills
The ability to work closely with colleagues and build multidisciplinary teams to secure and deliver work
Good analytical, numerate and problem solving skills with the ability to think through complex issues to reach a judgement
Proven skills in leading and developing teams
A degree in a relevant subject and membership of a relevant professional institution