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  • UK, Greater London
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Years Exp: 15
  • Industry: Water & Utilities
  • Discipline: Infrastructure Engineering
  • Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree

My client is a leading engineering and environmental consultancy. based in London. and they are looking for senior directors in one or more of Rail, Road, 

Aviation, Power, Utilities and Water sectors.. 


The Roles: 

We are seeking experienced Directors with a strong EIA /SEA background to further 

strengthen our Infrastructure team, playing key 

leadership roles in the business . 

You will balance developing our business and 

infrastructure team with delivering projects and 

winning new work, ensuring the highest levels of client 

care. You will be responsible for helping set the company's 

strategic direction and increasing our market share in 

your chosen sector(s). 

On projects you will take project director / technical 

lead roles, depending on your specific skills and 

interests. In business development you will spend 

time pursuing projects, securing framework 

opportunities, managing key client and partner 

relationships, and leading or contributing to bids for 

projects of all scales. You will actively use and 

develop a network of contacts in client organisations, 

strategic partners and other collaborators to win and 

deliver work. 

You will be supported by and work closely with 

colleagues across the company. 

The Duties: 

• Provide leadership of business development and 

delivery in your chosen sector. 

• Provide technical expertise in one or more of the 

following fields: environmental impact 

assessment & management; planning & 

engagement; strategy & sustainability. 

• Lead and contribute to a wide variety of 

infrastructure and development projects. 

• Financial/commercial responsibility for projects 

and tenders. 

• Provide technical direction and oversight on 

projects within the team including writing, 

checking and review of deliverables. 

• Develop client relationships and win new work. 

• Undertake bidding work including preparing, 

contributing to and reviewing bids/tenders. 

• Communicate, liaise and collaborate effectively 

with clients and colleagues. 

• Help grow and develop the wider team through 

mentoring and line management. 

• Provide health, safety and welfare leadership 

identifying potential hazards, demonstrating a 

commitment to workplace safety. 

• Enhance the company's reputation and market 

position through your professional (technical and 

sector specific) profile and contribution. 


Successful candidates will have: 

• A passion for the environment and delivering 

beneficial outcomes. 

• Masters’ degree in relevant discipline (or 

significant experience) 

• Specialism in one or more of the traditional EIA 

disciplines, planning or sustainability 

• Strong networking capability and key contacts in 

the infrastructure sector. 

• Significant experience at senior management 

level with a good track record winning and 

delivering projects (both large and small projects) 

and working in a multi-disciplinary environment 

• Experience of working with major clients in UK 

Infrastructure sector. 

• Ability to influence project decision-makers to 

arrive at sustainable solutions. 

• Bid preparation and business development 


• Confidence, excellent communication skills, 

energy and enthusiasm, and a creative approach 

to problem solving 

It will be desirable if you have: 

• Chartered member of a relevant professional 

institution (e.g. CEnv with IEMA, IES or CIWEM). 

• International experience of work on major 

infrastructure projects and programmes. 

• Experience of working client-side for major 

infrastructure clients as well as consulting 


• Expert witness experience. 

• Additional qualifications in project/contract 

management, programme planning, facilitation 

and dispute resolution.

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 13.05.2022
  • Deadline: 27.05.2022
  • Quote ref: 999676/20850

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