Head of Civil & Structural Engineering

PSR Solutions
Greater Manchester
£60000 - £70000/annum
Jan 19, 2022
Feb 07, 2022
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Head of Civil & Structural Engineering

A well-established Civil/Structural engineering consultancy are looking to grow business who have been offering design and engineering solutions to a variety of businesses across sectors such as Rail, Building Structures and Water.

This consultancy has been established over 30 years', and are currently experiencing continued growth due to multiple recent project wins and repeat business.


This is a work winning role, the You will be responsible for growing the current client base, increasing the average project value and ultimately increasing annual sales for the department.

This is a key appointment which is integral for the business to continue to achieve their revenue targets in the future. As team lead there is management responsibility for a team of 7 Multi-disciplinary Engineers and Technicians, delivering a variety of highways, drainage and structural schemes within the industrial, aerospace and housing sectors.

Other duties will include:

Deliver a variety of civil & structural engineering projects across the Northwest of England
Lead a team of multi-disciplinary engineers and technicians
To be the commercial lead for infrastructure bids and tenders (including frameworks)
In line with Company strategy, develop and grow the team, turnover and margins
Manage projects in accordance with company policy & procedures, including input to all project management systems
Increase revenue through winning new clients, new projects, bids, tenders and to successfully have the business signed up to appropriate frameworks, as well as securing repeat business from current clients
Recruit, induct and mentor new staff
Produce safe and compliant designs to client scope and timescale in accordance with current industry and group standards
Produce technical reports and design outputs to meet client requirements
Manage day-to-day requirements for all areas of project delivery, including technical, safety and financial aspects
Act as Design lead for all infrastructure projects within the infrastructure team
Deliver all aspects of project work in accordance with client remit and company requirements on time, in full and on budget.
Manage own CPD and Development Action Plan with support from the senior management team
Represent the company at meetings with clients, contractors, design teams etc

The Right Person

The successful candidate will be a commercially minded Chartered Engineer who has a passion for Civil / Structural Engineering. You will have demonstrable business development and project lead experience and proven UK industry experience. You will be confident, innovative and offer solutions and ideas.

Desired Skills:

Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
Minimum 5 years' experience in a Senior role, ideally within an infrastructure team
Chartered with ICE or IStructE
Proven experience in managing technical, financial and contractual aspects of projects
Proven technical knowledge and experience in completing calculations, assessments, inspections and producing reports
Working knowledge of Eurocodes
Understanding of software such as TEDDS, Robot, CADS or Superstress
An enthusiastic and professional communicator with a client facing approach
Well organised, self-motivated and approachable personality
Full driving licence and own transport

For more information contact Doug Smith of PSR Solutions on dsmith @ psrsolutions. co. uk