Associate Director Civil/Structural Engineer

Civil & Structural
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and civil services consultancies. They have a requirement for an Associate Director Civil/Structural Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis and to help support their increasing portfolio and workload. This...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/87560

Quote ref: 1061/87560

Job description

Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and civil services consultancies. They have a requirement for an Associate Director Civil/Structural Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis and to help support their increasing portfolio and workload. This role will be based in any of their UK offices, and is flexible working.  

 

Job Description:  

 

Some of the main responsibilities for this role include:  

- Leading in the delivery of complex critical infrastructure projects as part of a technically focussed design and/or site design liaison team.  

- Production and review of designs for projects in accordance with relevant design standards and codes.  

- Ensuring the provision of efficient and high quality engineering services, to a high level of quality assurance.  

- First point of contact for clients, contractors, design team and third parties.  

- Provide leadership from both a technical delivery and people management perspective.  

- Offer support and guidance to more junior members of the team.  

- Effectively manage own time.  

- Build client and internal relationships and help identify and develop business opportunities.  

- Working with their key clients to maintain and develop excellent professional relationships which can secure repeat business.

Requirements

- Honours Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering.  

- Chartered Engineer (MICE or MIStructE) or working towards chartership.  

- Significant, established and practical skill and experience across concept design, detailed design and construction stages in.  

- Heavy civil engineering structures, including reinforced concrete and structural steel, and familiarity with current design standards and working practices (British Standards and possibly American codes); and/or.  

- External works, including drainage, utilities, paved and unpaved surfaces, earthworks, access and accessibility, construction logistics and familiarity with current UK design standards and working practices; and/or.  

- Managing complex multi-disciplinary designs and teams, including integration, design and delivery management.  

- Significant experience in, and a desire to provide, technical leadership and collaboration within a technically orientated delivery team.  

- Proven ability to lead, manage and work to budget and programme, to control costs and manage change control processes.  

- Experience of working with, and managing, small focused technical teams as well as large multi-disciplinary teams.  

- Proven experience of working in the nuclear sector (energy or defence), particularly in the design and implementation of safety-related structures, systems and components.  

- Extensive experience of working on multi-discipline projects.  

- Proven experience effectively managing Clients and other external stakeholders, both technically and commercially  

 

In addition, you will:  

- Have a proactive, co-operative and helpful attitude to colleagues and client.  

- Have a supportive and encouraging approach to mentoring less experienced members of the team.  

- Have a self-motivating, reliable and consistent approach to work.  

- Be practically minded with a problem solving nature.  

- Have a proven ability to keep control in pressed situations, deliver work within set timeframes and create a well-motivated team.  

- Be able to work independently and in teams.  

- Have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.  

- Take acceptance of responsibility for work carried out.  

- Have a flexible and adaptable approach to work.  

- Have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.  

- Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.  

- Have a flexible attitude to both the type of work undertaken and the level of responsibility given.  

- Have a flexible approach to work location.  

- Have the ability to make decisions and act on your own initiative.

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