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Associate Civil Engineer

Vertical Recruitment Limited
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1
£70000 - £100000/annum Attractive Benefits package
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Associate Director Civil Engineer
Vertical Recruitment is working closely with one the industry's most sought after employers. An independently owned multi-disciplinary consultancy, established for over 30 years, they have an enviable client list, with many awards and nominations for prestigious projects within Commercial, High Rise Residential, Education and Leisure. They pride themselves on creating an employee focused environment where creative talent can thrive.
The Role: They are currently looking for a Leader in our Civil Engineering Team in their head office in Manchester City Centre. The role involves the design of both highways and drainage, the greater emphasis is on the drainage design; as this forms a greater proportion of their day work.
They have extensive benefits which include the following:
* Pension Contribution
* Health and Wellbeing Cover
* Cycle to work scheme, bike storage & onsite changing facilities
* 23 days holiday + bank holidays and 3 days Christmas Holiday
* Investors In People Standard Accredited
* CSR Conscious - Currently operating Carbon Neutral with a heavy interest in climate friendlier practices
* Competitive Salary and annual reviews
* Training programs / courses
Key Roles & Responsibilities
* Supervising multiple projects, ensuring compliances with standards, time delivery of information and quality of our information is efficiently and effectively working.
* Resource planning for their team (on all projects the team is delivering) and assessing resource requirements from other teams that may be needed.
* Leading and making sure the team is working efficiently and effectively.
* Be willing to assist other teams with resource support when they can, this may mean re-planning less urgent task on their own projects to accommodate more urgent task on other team's projects.
* Attend the resources meetings and make a positive, constructive contribution.
* For each project being delivered by their team, understand the fees, drawdown, basis of appointment and assist with negotiation of services to be provided and overall design responsibility.
* Review and approve their team's timesheets, each week and at month end.
* Review and approve their team's holiday request, ensuring that resource bottle necks are avoided where possible, and annual leave is planned appropriately.
* Ensure regular team meetings are held and all individuals are communicating effectively. Brief teams on tasks ensuring that the correct skills, training and tools are upheld to complete team's tasks and communicate with your line manager any issues.
* Responsible for carrying out appraisals for team, dedicating time to each individual and creating constructive professional development. Check regularly with their team to make sure that the objectives are relevant, and progress is being made.
* Acknowledge team members limitations but be aware of individual performance. Engage with performance management processes as required.
* Familiarise oneself with company policies and advise team as necessary.
* Create a positive atmosphere and lead by example for team members. Form good relations with clients and staff
* They are looking for a leader, an individual who wants to help others become the best engineers they can be and offer expert technical knowledge in a clear concise easy way that can be understood by all. A committed person who wants to help the development of others personally and professionally will be welcomed greatly.
* SKILLS - (Problem Solving , Leadership, Client Relations, Communication, Resource Planning, CDM)
Essential Requirements
* Proven experience of leading a civil engineering team
* IT literate with a good level of experience in; Micro drainage, Civils 3D and AutoCad
* Technically competent and understands the fundamental of drainage and highway design; and the associated construction details

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