About the role
Vertical Recruitment is working closely with a Leading Multi-Disciplinary. The business has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director of Structural Engineering to be based in the Manchester office.
Your immediate and vital contribution will be to help an ambitious and expanding team continue to exceed the expectations of clients.
You will be working on challenging and multiple projects simultaneously. You will be able to undertake the design of structures with commonly used design software within a fast-paced, professional environment. You will be comfortable mentoring other staff members to aid their professional development.
Your must have experience in all commonly used structural materials and be able to draw on this experience to produce commercially aware design solutions which enhance our reputation with developers and contractors as innovative engineers with a sound commercial footing.
About the team
The Buildings and Built Environment Group has extensive experience and real expertise in delivering cost effective, energy efficient and environmentally sustainable building projects across a diverse sector range.
From designing new buildings through to adapting, refurbishing and maintaining existing building stock, our principle of applying intelligent design, flexibility and innovation remains constant. Advanced computer modelling techniques enable us to resolve complex issues quickly and efficiently.
The team has projects in the leisure, education, residential, commercial, health and retail sectors. This work has clients ranging from local and national developers and contractors to major private sector companies. This expanding team will encourage career progression for the right person.
With strong IT skills and a practical approach, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to lead a project team, manage complex workloads, technicians and engineers to achieve commercial viability of projects. As a multi-disciplinary consultancy the company expect that you are familiar with other disciplines and as such are able to lead multi-disciplinary projects both at a technical and commercial level.
You will demonstrate strong communication and personal effectiveness skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels internally and particularly with external design team members and clients.
You will have a minimum of 8 years postgraduate/qualification experience in a UK based design consultancy and as such have experience over a wide variety of sectors but medium to high rise residential, education, logistics and commercial being key.
You will be strong technically with an emphasis on early stage design concepts and be able to interact and communicate effectively with internal and external design teams from concept design through to construction.
Skills and attributes such as problem-solving, communication, personal organisation, team-working skills and the ability to work under pressure are also highly desired.
Chartered Engineer status is desirable, preferably IStructE but experience and knowledge are key.
Reasons to join
Recognised for recently:
” Investors in People Platinum standard
” A Sunday Times Top 100 Best companies to work for
” An NCE Top 100 Consultancy
On offer to you
” A competitive Salary – We benchmark all our salaries against the market and review these annually.
” Holiday – 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the option to buy extra days holiday per year to boost your entitlement
” Life Assurance 4x salary.
” 5% Pension
” Superb training – bespoke to you and your development needs.
” Professional Subscription – BWB will make a payment for one professional subscription a year.
” Social Fund – We will pay £25 per head per quarter to have a great time socialising with your colleagues outside of the work environment.
” Health-care cash plan for all your everyday medical needs such as dentistry and optical care.
” Loyalty bonus – bonus, additional holidays, pension enhancement and sabbaticals.
” Perkbox rewards scheme – providing our people with access to a range of employee discounts and benefits.
” Cycle to Work – Get excellent rates for a new bike and accessories through our scheme.
” 1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
” 2.5 paid days for STEM activity