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Head of Civil Engineering

East London, South East
Closing date
May 29, 2023

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Position Type
Division / Department Head
Organization Type
Looking to lead your own Civil Design Engineering Team?

My client is a leading firm of well established consulting civil and structural engineers with over 100 staff require a Head of Civil Engineering to be based out of their East London office.

  • Lead and grow the civil engineering business.
  • Motivate staff through effective performance and career development plans.
  • Ensure sufficient resources are assigned to projects to ensure successful delivery.
  • Prepare sufficiently detailed fee quotes and scope of services for projects. Manage all aspects, including fees, and change control.
  • Effectively manage own and team's time expenditure on tasks to ensure project delivery is within agreed budget and programme.
  • Manage existing client relationships to ensure they remain healthy and seek rewarding new client relationships.
  • Assist with the implementation of current business strategies to achieve business goals.
  • Improve the quality of the design information produced by the company through proactive monitoring and intervention.
  • Nurture an innovative approach to our technical problem solving, to ensure designs are compliant, buildable and economical and meet the client's brief
  • Use effective communication with general management and all persons involved with the design process to successfully deliver this role.
  • Ensure compliance with Quality Management System.

  • CEng/IEng and MICE or similar.
  • Experience of successfully delivering highway and drainage projects
  • Good understanding of CDM regulations.
  • Minimum 10 years' experience leading a team and individual performance.
  • Strong collaborative behaviours
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Role to be based in their East London office
  • Project management experience desirable

A strong technical background is needed for this role with working knowledge of Microdrainage and Civil 3D. Experience in managing a team will also be very beneficial.

Salary: £80k - £90k

Benefits: Flexitime, hybrid home/office working, 25 days leave, private medical, good pension scheme, and regular CPD.

Please apply with your CV if you are interested.

Will Herman

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