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Highway Design - Team Leader

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45k - 51k per year

  • Contact:

    Adam Butler

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876016

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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Are you looking for a role in team and programme management?
Are you looking to step away from hands on design and focus on the output and management of junior staff and their projects?
If so, read on.
Our client is looking for an experienced Highway Engineer (Senior, Principal, or Associate level) to join their consultancy division. The role will involve leading and managing a multi-disciplinary team of engineers to provide a highway and civil engineering construction and design service (both as a discrete function and in support of company wide engineering delivery).
Main accountabilities:
· To lead and co-ordinate, the planning and delivery of highway and civil engineering design of significant and complex projects, understanding company wide and third-party dependencies, resource and technical requirements to contribute to the growth and development of the business.
· To plan resource capacity, commitment and forward work flow in own team and working collaboratively across management roles within consultancy, to maximise productivity and achievement of customer expectations.
· To take responsibility for the scoping, development and achievement of highway and civil engineering design services and projects to enable successful delivery of significant and complex projects, programmes both internally and externally.
· To provide expertise and manage the process of complex queries for internal and external stakeholders through to resolution, taking account of professional liabilities, acting as escalation point across areas of team expertise.
· Manage, coach and develop a team of technical staff engaged in all aspects of service area to enable individuals to achieve their potential and deliver effective business results.
· To lead, coach and develop all team members to achieve individual full potential and create a high performing team with knowledge skills and experience to meet business requirements.
· Hold team to account to comply with all statutory responsibilities including Health, Safety and Environmental, duties, policies and procedures to ensure standards are met to maintain a consistent and high-quality professional service.
· Act as an ambassador across political, professional, business and community networks and events at local and regional level to maintain a positive company reputation, build relationships with third parties and promote internal expertise for business development.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
· Proven experience of managing a highway and civil engineering design service delivered through appropriate contractual arrangements.
· Proven experience of managing people and performance to create high performing individuals and team meeting stipulated KPIs.
· Proven experience of managing a portfolio of large-scale highway and civil engineering projects and delivering all to projected delivery time scales as agreed with client / sponsor.
· Proven experience of financial management and budgetary monitoring spend to give confidence on delivery programme and out turn costs being to client satisfaction.
· Proven experience of influencing and communicating at a senior level within internal and external organisations.
· A degree in Civil Engineering, or a related subject and post qualification relevant experience or equivalent knowledge gained through practical experience in a highway and / or civil engineering project management environment.
· Membership of a relevant Professional Institution or evidence to demonstrate a commitment to continual professional development.
· Strong ICT skills including Microsoft Office applications, highway design software and knowledge of data management environments.
What you we receive in return:
· A competitive salary.
· Excellent benefits package.
· Genuine flexible working with a focus on work / live balance.
· Access to professional development tools and mentors.
· Chance to work on large local infrastructure projects that will benefit your community.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.
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