A senior management opportunity for a civil engineer with extensive drainage and development infrastructure expertise. Our client is a well established busy consultancy with a strong future workload for clients operating in buoyant sectors. Their civil engineering division is working on new, large scale projects, especially data centres, logistics facilities and residential developments. They are successful in retaining and delivering consistent value to coveted blue chip clients. This is an opportunity to join a well managed, commercially astute enterprise delivering quality work for healthy fee margins.

You will be responsible for the day to day management of a team of ten civil engineers and technicians. The scope of works will encompass master planning, feasibility and pre-development engineering, flood management, approvals for adoptable highway and sewerage schemes and detail design delivery of roads and sustainable urban drainage schemes. Your involvement will start at client advisory stages and involve programming of works, quality control, mentoring and selection of new staff and the successful, profitable delivery of works packages. As a senior member of their management team you will provide input on operational and strategic issues and will be expected to keep abreast of industry trends and activity.

Your profile: You should be a chartered civil (MICE), environmental (MCIWEM C.WEM) or equivalent engineer operating at associate or principal engineer level, or equivalent. Your management experience should be preceded by a technical grounding in drainage related infrastructure design. Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, there will be regular contact with key clients and the need to provide leadership to a diverse team. In addition to day to day management you will provide input  on operational and commercial issues.

To apply, or for more information simply email Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering recruitment manager, Paul Cook at paul@lethabyandcook.co.uk , or call him on  07901 005 960 to discuss.