Regional Director - Transport Planning

Job Title: Regional Director - Transport Planning
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + full range of extras
REF: BBBH26160
Contact Name: Mark Maultby
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Job Published: about 3 years ago

Position Title: Regional Director - Development Planning

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Office Region: South East

Job Summary Our South East Transportation business line is seeking a Regional Director to join the Development Planning and Engineering group based in the South East of England. This group of over fifty specialist staff are based in a number of offices across the region, including central London, and the base for this vacancy is negotiable. The successful candidate would join the senior management team of the group with a focus on leadership of the St Albans group, project delivery and business development. We would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

Our wide range of clients are from the private and public sector in the UK and overseas and include developers, land owners, house builders, blue chip companies, universities, local authorities and contractors. The teams also work on a number of multi-disciplinary projects as part of a wider team with their colleagues at the company.

Job Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for delivery of projects to contractual arrangements and the financial outcome agreed;
  • Facing and Liaising with senior stakeholders, including Client Project Directors (or equivalent) to resolve issues early and safeguard our interests;
  • Presenting to clients and key stakeholders in a professional, responsive and client focused manner;
  • Receive project brief and carry out briefing of the team members and lead on analysing data, development of design drawings and report production;
  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design;
  • Act as a Project Manager/|Director (once accredited) as necessary including monitoring financial performance;
  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief;
  • Attend Project Progress meetings along with necessary client meetings;
  • Prepare detailed client briefs or fee proposals for client submission and contribute to major bids;
  • Liaise with current and proposed clients to develop repeat and new business for the company;
  • Establishing strong working relationships with other internal teams within AECOM's global capabilities;
  • Mentoring and supporting the development of Project Managers;
  • Expanding the AECOM business and assisting with the delivery of business targets.

Minimum Requirements

  • Successful track record of building client relationships and identifying, pursuing and winning work;
  • A highly motivated individual with a passion for succeeding and developing an industry leading transportation team;
  • Solid experience working at a senior level;
  • A senior professional with proven experience in the successful delivery transportation projects for both public and private sector clients;
  • High degree of competence in project management and commercially aware;
  • Excellent communicator (both written and verbal) with strong negotiation skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree in Civil &/or Transportation Engineering.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body


Give me a call - Mark Maultby - 01202 888986