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Technical Director - Structures

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £70k - 75k per year + Pension Scheme, Medical Insurance

  • Contact:

    Zubair Ahmed

  • Contact email:

    zubair.ahmed@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 065

  • Job ref:

    JO0000025047

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-26

  • Startdate:

    26/01/2021

Technical Director - Highway Structures
London (Remote/Flexible working)
£70,000 - £75,000
 
Introduction
 
Are you a Technical Director looking for your next challenge? Are you an Associate Director looking for a step up? If so, I am currently recruiting for a Technical Director for an established private sector consultancy, working on a mix of projects across the UK.
 
During the pandemic, my clients are experienced continued growth, retaining staff across all sectors and winning some of their largest design schemes alongside major framework wins during this period. They now have ambitious growth plans over the next year and are looking for a Technical Director to join their Engineering Team based in London.   
 
My client values a healthy work-life balance and offers flexible working, whilst giving you the freedom to achieve personal growth and development. They will provide you with the opportunities to enable you to succeed and support you to reach your potential.
 
The Role
 
·Ensure fit for purpose processes are in place to support the Structures service.
·Provide analysis, advice and support to resolve problems and enhance business and operational performance.
·Actively seek new opportunities for large projects
·Demonstrate exceptional leadership and direction to ensure the maintenance of professional standards and high levels of motivation and commitment.
·Build a service delivery team for today and tomorrow, and one that is highly motivated in looking after the clients' interests
·Lead and facilitate delivery of training, development and succession plans for the service.
·Provide technical and commercial information and advise the business development and commercial management team to produce tender documents and marketing material.
·Actively keep abreast of the latest techniques and best practises to maintain quality standards
·Assist to produce the yearly account budget forecast and monitor and update progress against targets
·Contribute to the business strategy and plan.
·Develop and maintain professional networks as a basis for a contribution to the development of best practice and fit for purpose solutions
·Develop and grow the current client base
·Build and maintain relationships based on the partnership approach and negotiate at a senior level with internal, external business partners, clients and customers
·Maintain and improve financial targets (chargeable hours, margins etc)
 
The Ideal Candidate
·Minimum 15 years demonstrable experience
·Design Background
·Must have experience with Design Consultancies
·Must be a Chartered Engineer (UK compliant)
·Extensive experience in managing large teams and significant budgets at senior level
·Professional Membership MICE/ISTRUCE
·Expert commercial and business awareness
 
 
Benefits
·£70,000 - £75,000 per year
·27 days annual leave + Bank Holiday
·Yearly Professional Membership of your choice
·Professional development and opportunities to progress
·Healthcare
·Flexible working
 
 
 
For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Zubair Ahmed on 02393 876065.
 
FOOTNOTE:
If you feel that you are right for this role 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 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. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Zubair Ahmed at Carrington West on 02393 876065 for more information.
 
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