Our client, a leading project management consultancy has an opportunity for a civil engineer who is looking for a new career trajectory. This is an opportunity to move to the client side of the industry with a leading and highly regarded player.

They are looking for an engineer with a consulting engineering background encompassing roads and drainage infrastructure. Working alongside project directors you will be assisting with the procurement and management of design and delivery teams, master planning, planning applications, tracking progress and co-ordination of contractors and external stakeholders.

About you: A degree qualified civil engineer who is either chartered with the Institution of Civil Engineers (or an equivalent body), or approaching chartered status. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are essential to perform this role well. You will forge long lasting working relationships with clients who include many of the UK’s leading developers. A background in design should be complimented with project delivery experience that includes some client interface. You must also have the drive and interest to learn new project management skills and to make use of the opportunities provided to learn and develop.

The company: Employing over one hundred staff and with a thirty five year trading history the company is structured to remain an independent entity. Their projects are usually notable, high profile schemes for blue chip companies and the public sector. Employees are drawn from the engineering, construction, design, commercial, planning and management sectors. Their expertise is in project management, design management, programming, planning and dispute resolution. They work within the culture & heritage, science, health, education, mission critical, industrial, residential & mixed use, hotel & leisure sector and for corporate occupiers. Their projects have received numerous accolades and awards and their involvement has been instrumental in ensuring lasting quality, value and timely delivery.

Company culture: A change of company ethos is often cited as a main motive to join their business. Their friendly and co-operative culture is pervasive, the quality of the work environment is exceptional. In-house training and career development has been lifted to new heights and is a compulsory feature. It is not an environment where careers stagnate, or employees are side-lined. Employee wellbeing is enshrined, as a result staff turnover is low. This is a highly evolved and well managed business providing high levels of professionalism, it has a friendly and nurturing nature that competitor corporations struggle to achieve.

To apply, or for more information simply email Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering recruitment manager, Paul Cook at mailto:paul@lethabyandcook.co.uk, or call him on 020 8563 0596.