Job Information


£45,000 -£55,000


North West




Civil Engineering Consultancy


Civil Engineer



Job Description

Vertical Recruitment is very excited to be working closely with a busy multidisciplinary consultancy. If you are a Senior Civil Engineer looking to join a business that is a bit different, our client could be for you. Your Career with them will not conform to the traditional models of yesterday but will be a fulfilling and challenging journey into tomorrow’s digital age; a journey that you will play an active role in defining!

With their consultancy you matter, and you will make a difference. A difference to the world you live in; the communities you engage with; even the development of your career and the profession. They are a people focused business that recognises its strength is its people and invest in them and are proud in what they have been recognised for:

” Investors in People Platinum standard
” A Sunday Times Top 100 Best companies to work for
” An NCE Top 100 Consultancy

Our client is experiencing exciting and unprecedented growth across all areas of their business and are actively looking to recruit a Senior Civil Engineer to work in their Transport & Infrastructure Group based out of Manchester office. You will be working in the Civil Engineering Design Development team alongside some of the best, industry recognised leaders in this field.

As Senior Engineer you will be working on challenging and multiple projects simultaneously, so they are looking for individuals who have extensive experience undertaking preliminary and detailed design of roads, levels, drainage, and external works in both the public (adoptable) and private realm.

They work on multidisciplinary projects across the transport, residential, commercial, industrial, education, health, and retail sectors. Their clients range from local and national developers and contractors to public sector bodies. The working environment provides challenge, enjoyment, and a real sense of satisfaction with a view to encouraging personal and professional development in all their staff.

Our client expects innovative thinking, but they also do it in a manner that enables them to focus on the delivery of high quality, value engineered infrastructure capable of serving our nation’s current and future needs.

About you

You will have a keen interest in developing your understanding and ability in civil engineering design and a willingness to research and take on new challenges.

You will be able to work independently and use your engineering judgement to tackle day to day problems, delegate tasks and show a desire to develop junior members of the team.

You will have experience of the multi-disciplinary nature of complex projects from planning stage, through to completion.

You will show a desire to develop your project coordination skills and an understanding about other discipline roles on projects.

You will have experience of the requirements of working with different types of clients in a complex industry – our clients all have different expectations and requirements

You will be expected to have the following personal attributes and skills:
– Technical independence within the field of Civil Engineering design, covering several aspects of preliminary and detailed design of highways, levels, drainage, and external works.
– Fully conversant with our industry standard design software packages AutoCAD, Civil 3D (although extensive experience in the use of PDS would be considered) and Microdrainage.
– Experience liaising with both internal and external bodies, including planning authorities, statutory undertakers, and national bodies such as the Environment Agency.
– Experience liaising with other consultants such as architects, planners, project managers and directly with Clients.
– Good commercial awareness with developing influencing and negotiating skills, as well as an aptitude to develop emerging and new client relationships.
– Experience of providing an outward facing capacity as a design team representative in dealings with clients on technical matters.
– An ability to effectively delegate design responsibility to others and act in a mentoring role to less experienced staff.
– Excellent communicator, both written and oral, with the ability to adapt communication style to suit different circumstances
– Ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels both internally and externally.
– A ‘self-starter’ with drive, positivity and enthusiasm and a strong desire to succeed.
A competitive Salary – benchmarked 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 – Our client will make a payment for one professional subscription a year.

Social Fund – They 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 their scheme.

1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
2.5 paid days for STEM activity

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