Technical Director - Parking

Posted 10 May 2023
Salary £75k - 85k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameZubair Ahmed

Job description

I'm currently recruiting for a Technical Director for a fast growing consultancy in Manchester.  After huge levels of growth and expansion over the past 2 years, which has led to 2 further offices and a number of high profile project wins, our clients, a multi-disciplinary award winning consultancy, are looking to add a further expand the capabilities across the UK.
My client are a forward thinking company,  who's culture is built around their staff.  If you are looking to work for a company where you are truly valued as an employee, please apply below.
Candidates will be in a similar Technical Director role or be an experienced Associate Director looking to advance their career.  The role of the Technical Director will be to lead the Flood and Water Management Team in Manchester, so the Ideal candidates will have demonstrable technical knowledge in this area.
You will use your experience and industry knowledge to implement and inform the business unit strategy for growth whilst also leading and developing technical teams. With the ability to communicate effectively with new and existing clients and internal staff you will input into the management and overall direction of the business unit.
The role
·Building and maintaining relationships with key clients, adopting a collaborative partnership approach and negotiating with internal and external business partners, clients and customers
·Securing new work that will enable the Flood and Water Management Team to meet growth aspirations.  Prepare and/or assisting with bid submissions 
·Developing and tracking pipeline opportunities in the public and private sectors 
·Ensuring that staff are provided with the appropriate information technology and appropriate training to maintain high-quality service delivery at all times
·Report and contribute at operational team management meetings and implement agreed management strategies
·Provide leadership and direction with responsibility and accountability for ensuring quality products, consistent performance, best practice and technical excellence
·Provide commercial management, project programming, resource management, risk assessment, quality checking and delivery management
·Line management duties for up to 6 direct report, undertaking annual appraisals to agree, monitor and measure performance targets
The ideal candidate
·Degree or equivalent
·Substantial experience of at least 15 years
·Substantial experience in managing large teams and significant budgets at senior level
·Chartered with ICE or CIWEM
·NEC Accredited Project Manager
·Demonstrable detailed technical knowledge and expertise in flood and water management design and implementation with the ability to make informed, timely and justified decisions
·Seasoned professional with substantial experience in professional discipline and recognised in the industry
·Working knowledge of relevant legislation, planning policy, guides and design standards relating to flood risk management and drainage strategies
·Demonstrable knowledge of developing client relationships and new opportunities 
·Extensive experience of quality assurance and technical leadership including flood risk, flood compensation and drainage modelling software outputs and approvals
·Experienced in solution development and ability to develop, price and agree scope of services plus leading and winning tender opportunities
·Highly experienced in writing and reviewing technical reports and adept in conveying key messages in a simple and clear manner from complex technical documentation
·Highly effective mentoring and training skills to develop and support staff
·Professional experience in project management
·Skills and experience in people management
·Knowledge and experience of financial management for significant project and programme values.
· Demonstrable business/commercial management skills of small to large projects
·Skills and experience in people management
·£Negotiable and subject to qualifications and experience
·27 day's annual leave + Public Holidays
·Private Health Cover
·Continued Professional Development and Training
·Annual Professional Membership
·Flexible Working Environment
·An attractive pension scheme
·Fun and friendly working environment
·Work social functions and events
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company top of their game in the Highways and Transport sector with a strong vision to become a National name in the sector and a defined career path into a  RD role.
What you need to do now: 
If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today. If you have any questions about the vacancy please click APPLY NOW or contact Zubair Ahmed at Carrington West for more information on 02393 876065.
If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs 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 job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Zubair at Carrington West on 02393 876065 for more information.
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