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Job Number: HW175/16/FR
Title: Technical Director - Highways Engineering
Description: Technical Director - Highways Birmingham 80,000 An opportunity has arisen to join one of the most diverse consultancies in the UK. Their current workload stretches far and wide across the country, working on significant highway schemes for the likes of Highways England and Scotland. They currently seek to recruit an experienced Highways Director, who will most likely be a Civil Engineer who will be responsible for:- Leadership, growth and development of the regional highway team adding value to the established national and international capability; Preparation of proposals and designs at feasibility, optioneering, planning and detailed design stages; Identifying and leading on added value, sustainable engineering and Lean initiatives relating to Highways; Providing technical direction to design engineers, graduates and technicians; Liaison with clients, contractors and third parties; Interfacing with other disciplines and offices such as Highway Structures, Technology, Geotechnical, Rail, Transport Planning, and Environmental; Resolving technical issues as they occur and monitoring progress in your areas of responsibility; Managing project delivery including financial management and monitoring; People/team management and local recruitment; Client Relationship Management at all levels in client organisations. Our client is looking for a Chartered Civil Engineer with a strong highways sector background including the delivery of HE projects as well as experience of liaising/negotiating with client representatives and staff at a senior level; Thorough understanding and practical application of the DMRB and a good working knowledge of different contract types and procurement options including but not limited to NEC3. You will present well and the ability to oversee tasks and costs and deliver programmed work on time and under budget including adoption of EVA techniques. In return you can expect a superb opportunity to continue growing a sizeable highways offering across the Midlands whilst being rewarded with a very attractive salary package.
Location: Midlands
Salary: £80,000