Associate Director - Civil Engineering

Posted 02 July 2024
Salary £75k - 85k per year
LocationGreater London
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameNatasha Jones

Job description

Associate Director (Head of Civils) £75,000-£85,000
Do you want the opportunity to be part of a major Multidisciplinary Engineering Design Consultancy. My client are an international and truly independent multi-disciplinary firm of 5,000 consulting engineers, planners and managers with an impressive track record of designing some of the world's most notable buildings.
The company was originally formed overseas in 1955 and now has over 50 offices worldwide, providing engineering capabilities across all sectors of the built environment.
The UK offices were established in 2000 in London and provide hands-on multi-disciplinary integrated engineering services delivered seamlessly in the areas of Civil, Structural, Building Services, Façade, Mobility (Transport), and other specialist related engineering disciplines. The result is an integrated approach empowered to improve the building process.
The London team have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director to join the Civil Engineering team.
General Responsibilities:
·Leads a team or manages part of a larger group/office/business or is a recognised design/technical/professional leader.
·The current and future overall performance of the team as part of the management team.
·The development and/or implementation of plans for the longer term benefit to the of the team in line with business strategy.
·Contributes to the development of the business strategy.
·The overall design and/or management of large, complex, long-term projects (technical or business) - coordinating many different people/facilities/resources etc within tight time and budget constraints.
·Predicting and planning future resources.
·Promoting learning from successes and problems within the group and across the firm
·Negotiating major contracts with customers/clients and/or suppliers/contractors.
·Setting and meeting agreed budgets; has input to the overall business operating plan.
·The recruitment, appraisal, performance, development, morale and motivation of the team.
·Financial performance in specified areas. (e.g. healthy profit / cash flow)
·Procuring work (Negotiating significant contracts/agreements with customers and or suppliers)
·Accountable for meeting agreed deadlines
·Responsible and accountable for client relations (internal and/or external)
·Represents company and/or the industry/profession at high levels nationally and internationally, e.g. government think tanks, national policy and international conferences
·Executes responsibilities as outlined in the firm's Management System
·External marketing (out of hours where required) in the interest of securing new work
Discipline Responsibilities:
·Drainage design to schemes in an Urban or Greenfield setting including sustainable urban drainage and hydraulic modelling.
·Familiar with Section 102 and 104 adoptions, 106 connection application and 185 diversion works.
·Negotiating with Statutory bodies including The Environment Agency on hydraulic matters pertaining to the development.
·Detailed experience in compiling Code For Sustainable Homes, Breeam and CEEQUAL code assessments.
·An in depth knowledge of:
o.Sewers for Adoption 7th edition (SFA7th)
o.Planning policy statement 25 (PPS25)
o.Approved Document H
·Highway infrastructure design and adoption with particular attention to levels and drainage.
·Negotiating with the Council Highway agencies on highway issues pertaining to the development.
·An in depth knowledge of:
o.Section 38 adoption and 278 works.
o.Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB)
o.Road markings and Signage
·Direct and supervise other Designers/Drafters activities as required
·Use computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment for simulation purposes and to prepare engineering design documents
·Apply expert knowledge of the forces that act on various structures
·Research design options and document findings
·Provide drawing for own designs and produce sketches to incorporate in drawings by Designers/Drafters
·Undertake liaison and coordination with other designers, including architects, and other engineers to agree on safe designs and their fit with the aesthetic and concept of the construction.
·Handle contract administration
·Undertake liaison with construction contractors to maintain the principles of the design in the works that are carried out.
·Demonstrate capability and experience in managing and performing projects in a fast paced environment