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Associate Director / Director Structural Engineering

Vertical Recruitment Limited
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1
£75000 - £90000/annum Plus Attractive Benefits & Bonus
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Structural Engineering
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Associate Director / Director (Structural Engineering)

Vertical Recruitment is working closely with one of the worlds leading multi-disciplinary Consultancies.

Described within the industry as 'passionate', 'innovative', 'collaborative': Our client is an independent, international engineering practice that for over 40 years has become synonymous with the delivery of creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever-changing world.

The innovative Structures team in Manchester are seeking to appoint at Associate Director or Director level. This impactful role will see you leading teams, projects, work-winning, and initiatives.

The business is looking for a candidate with extensive project and technical leadership experience who can work across a variety of materials and sectors.

Our client places a high value on flexible working. We welcome applications from those who are seeking flexibility in their careers.

About the role...

Collaborating across disciplines and offices, you will manage a wide range of projects across a multi-sectoral portfolio drawn from regional, national and international projects (aviation, mixed-use, stadia, higher education, commercial, culture, etc). The role will also provide valuable technical support to the team, enhancing and continuously developing technical knowledge, standards, and approach.

Key focus areas;

Setting a consistently high standard of project leadership and delivery for the Manchester Structures team.

Leading multi-disciplinary teams and representing the overall project at external and internal meetings, successfully coordinating and managing the varying demands of each discipline internally in order to present a cohesive project team.

Delivering high-standard, profitable projects that result in repeat work for the client and that can form a reference for new work with other clients;

Responding to strong local and international drivers for sustainable design - in particular, driving and implementing strategic agendas as set by the business such as computational design and low carbon and net zero consultancy via active collaboration with other disciplines (e.g. Sustainability & Physics, Facades, MEP et al.)

Actively seeking out and securing new projects and maintaining productive relationships with key clients.

In partnership with the discipline leadership, playing an active role in retaining and growing an diverse, happy, thriving and talented team.

Your Skills & Experience:

Extensive project leadership experience.

Experience leading multidisciplinary teams on large-scale projects.

Exposure to a wide variety of project types and materials.

An existing network of external client contacts and collaborators.

Chartered with a relevant institution, e.g. ICE or IStructE.

On Offer to You

Performance incentive scheme.

Hybrid working and international remote working for up to 4 weeks per year.

Parental leave, up to six months on full salary.

25 days holiday plus public holidays and flexible leave.

Employer pension contribution of 10% (based on 5% employee contribution)

Life assurance and income protection.

Flexible Benefits (cycle to work, season ticket, retail discounts, etc)

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