Associate Director
  £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
  East Grinstead, Sussex
  permanent,full-time


Associate Director - Highways

Your new company

Across the UK, our clients rely on our trusted team of experts delivering ingenious and effective solutions for their projects. From engineering and architectural innovation to environmental sustainability and technologically enabled project delivery, we are renowned for our breadth of expertise and collaborative approach. We're a unique team specializing in infrastructure and buildings; the physical networks which keep the country moving and the places where people and communities can prosper.


Your new role

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who will play a lead role in developing and growing our local Highway Design capabilities to successfully deliver our exciting forward programme of Infrastructure Projects.



* You will be responsible for an element of business unit performance e.g., sales targets, customer service levels, leading and/or supporting on business development activities and key account management ownership.
* You must succeed in the continued development of the Highways Design workload of the business supported by the SE Portfolio Director and the Bid Manager.
* Section sustainability and growth of not only your team, but the wider portfolio offering across Highways, Structures, Rail and Project Management will be key.
* Engaging with and developing good working relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders, including Network Rail / local authorities / Tier 1 contractor's clients and other disciplines
* Assist in the development of links with other areas of the Capita business to maximise Highway Engineering opportunities.
* You will liaise with clients to ensure projects are delivered in the most timely and efficient manner possible.


What you'll need to succeed


* A degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent with over 5 years' experience in a leading design role or HNC with over 10 years' experience in a leading design role.
* Have as a minimum ICE Incorporated Engineer status (IEng) or be committed to achieving this within 18 months of appointment. Ideally, the candidate would be Chartered Status through ICE or CIHT.
* Have an excellent working knowledge of NEC3 and NEC4 contract development and administration/delivery.
* Be experienced in working with Developers and Local/Water Authorities on Highway/Drainage adoption and approval processes.
* Carry out the Project Management role to lead on the successful delivery of a range of projects. This will include responsibility for programming (using Microsoft Project and/or P6), resource management and team building.
* Be flexible to work across the full range of Civils Design areas and adopt an integrated approach with our Operations colleagues through Early Contractor Involvement during design and working together during the site works.

What you'll get in return


* 25 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave.
* The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice.
* Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks and plenty more.
* Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.
* Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform.



What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk


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Posted on: 2022-11-30 08:22:19

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Associate Director
  £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
  East Grinstead, Sussex
  permanent,full-time


Associate Director - Highways

Your new company

Across the UK, our clients rely on our trusted team of experts delivering ingenious and effective solutions for their projects. From engineering and architectural innovation to environmental sustainability and technologically enabled project delivery, we are renowned for our breadth of expertise and collaborative approach. We're a unique team specializing in infrastructure and buildings; the physical networks which keep the country moving and the places where people and communities can prosper.


Your new role

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who will play a lead role in developing and growing our local Highway Design capabilities to successfully deliver our exciting forward programme of Infrastructure Projects.



* You will be responsible for an element of business unit performance e.g., sales targets, customer service levels, leading and/or supporting on business development activities and key account management ownership.
* You must succeed in the continued development of the Highways Design workload of the business supported by the SE Portfolio Director and the Bid Manager.
* Section sustainability and growth of not only your team, but the wider portfolio offering across Highways, Structures, Rail and Project Management will be key.
* Engaging with and developing good working relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders, including Network Rail / local authorities / Tier 1 contractor's clients and other disciplines
* Assist in the development of links with other areas of the Capita business to maximise Highway Engineering opportunities.
* You will liaise with clients to ensure projects are delivered in the most timely and efficient manner possible.


What you'll need to succeed


* A degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent with over 5 years' experience in a leading design role or HNC with over 10 years' experience in a leading design role.
* Have as a minimum ICE Incorporated Engineer status (IEng) or be committed to achieving this within 18 months of appointment. Ideally, the candidate would be Chartered Status through ICE or CIHT.
* Have an excellent working knowledge of NEC3 and NEC4 contract development and administration/delivery.
* Be experienced in working with Developers and Local/Water Authorities on Highway/Drainage adoption and approval processes.
* Carry out the Project Management role to lead on the successful delivery of a range of projects. This will include responsibility for programming (using Microsoft Project and/or P6), resource management and team building.
* Be flexible to work across the full range of Civils Design areas and adopt an integrated approach with our Operations colleagues through Early Contractor Involvement during design and working together during the site works.

What you'll get in return


* 25 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave.
* The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice.
* Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks and plenty more.
* Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.
* Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform.



What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk


Advertiser: Agency

Reference: 4282054

Posted on: 2022-11-30 08:22:19

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