Are you an experienced Senior/ Associate Structural Engineer who has led and successfully delivered structures projects and is looking for an exciting new challenge?
We are working with an award- winning engineering consultancy with an excellent reputation for delivering quality projects across its network of UK offices. They have ambitious growth plans and are therefore looking to appoint a talented Associate Structural Engineer to establish and develop a new structures team which will run alongside the two existing teams in their London office. As a team leader you will have overall responsibility for the financials, staff training, performance reviews, project delivery, business development of your team. Although support will be given.
They are looking for an enthusiastic, driven & charismatic individual who will head up this team and take it forward. Although some work is already in place the ideal candidate will have good local knowledge with the ability to bring in additional work. It is accepted however that it will take time to become established and implement this element of the role. This role would particularly suit an engineer from an SME background.
Key responsibilities include:
Management of a team to meet business objectives,
Agree schedule of services and prepare fee proposals for projects,
Monitor and coordinate the workload of team members to meet project deadlines and deliver the project within the agreed fee,
Ensure technical design information including drawings, calculations, specifications and reports are delivered to a high technical standard and compliant with the agreed schedule of services,
Review and approve reports or designs, drawings, sketches and calculations in accordance with quality procedures,
Mentor and support members of the team,
Carry out performance and career appraisals for team members,
Liaise effectively with clients and other design team members,
Monitor and maintain technical and financial control of projects,
Prepare bids and proposals,
Monitor the work of the team with regards to existing working practices, methods and procedures, and personally adhere to said practices.
Meng or MSC in Structural engineering or equivalent,
Experienced in leading and managing teams,
Experienced in delegating and supervising work of team members,
Experienced in acting as mentor to junior team members,
Excellent understanding of engineering principles,
Experienced in the application of design software and aware of its limitations,
Excellent interpersonal skills,
Excellent communication skills,
Excellent organisational / time management skills,
Proactive approach to work,
Commitment to continual improvement at a personal and company level,
Excellent understanding of complex construction procedures. They need a leader - someone who can come in and hit the ground running, instilling confidence in the team whilst demonstrating good communication skills and a positive attitude to their role.
The successful Associate Director will be instantly rewarded with a competitive salary, generous benefits package and a position within a growing office with plenty of scope for progression & promotion.
For further information regarding this great opportunity please send an updated CV to Graham Ventham