Associate Director / Director - Highways


  • vm-738390333
  • Civil Engineering
  • 13/02/2024
  • 12/03/2024
  • 65000
  • 80000
  • GBP
  • Annually
  • Permanent
  • Central London

Job Details

**Exciting Opportunity: Associate Director / Director (Highway Engineering) in London!**

Salary : £65,000 - £80,000 – Depends on experience

Are you a skilled and dynamic Highway Engineer ready to take on a leadership role? We're thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity with this consultancy, a highly regarded name in traffic and transportation. We're on the lookout for an Associate Director or Director to join their vibrant team as their Highway Engineering Service Lead in London.

This engineering consultancy are 130 people strong across the board.

**About the Role:**

In this role, you'll lead highways and infrastructure design projects, supported by a growing team of engineers. You'll be the technical expert, representing the company and contributing strongly to winning work and delivering projects safely, efficiently, and effectively. This role offers hybrid working with 2-3 days office-based.

You will be joining a team of 12 in the traffic and transportation division in London where there are 5 highways engineers.

The current frameworks the company’s has on at the moment are for: City of Westminster, City of London, Southwark and Lewisham, whilst also working on schemes across other London Boroughs and the south. 

They also have a vast array of projects, mainly active travel/public realm schemes.  Current projects include – Oxford Street District, Parliament Square, Holborn Liveable Neighbourhood, Westfield Avenue, Bank junction.

**What They Offer:**

Joining this company means investing in your future and working on prestigious projects. They offer a generous benefits package including private healthcare, workplace pension, and eligibility for performance-related bonuses.

**Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:**

- Directly responsible for the financial, technical, and project management control of civil engineering aspects.

- Actively contribute to work-winning activities and project pipeline.

- Identify, develop, and maintain relationships with main client contacts.

- Take commercial responsibility for projects.

- Ensure successful project delivery to time, cost, quality, and other contractual requirements.

- Work closely with clients to understand objectives and desired outcomes.

- Make presentations to clients and third parties.

- Delegate to, manage, and direct Engineers and Technicians.

- Undertake site visits to monitor progress and highlight issues.

 

**Skills and Attributes:**

- Chartered member of the ICE/CIHT.

- Extensive knowledge and experience of delivering highway & drainage design.

- Experience with S278/38 Approval process and Water Authority Sections 104, 116, and 185 agreements.

- IT literate with excellent knowledge of AutoCAD/Civil3D and Microdrainage or similar.

- Knowledge of DMRB, MCHW, MfS, TSM, LA guides, etc.

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

- Ability to mentor and supervise more junior colleagues.

- Excellent written skills for technical reports and fee proposals.

- Adaptable, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and hardworking.

 

 



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