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Technical Director / Principal/ Associate - Transport Planning

Job Title: Technical Director / Principal/ Associate - Transport Planning
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH24293_1501171779
Contact Name: Amy Witcomb
Contact Email: awitcomb@allen-york.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Highways & Transportation Planning - Technical Director, Principal or Associate Grade, London, UK

Office Location: London (Victoria)

Working Hours: Monday-Friday 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Competitive basic, excellent benefits package

Discipline team: Highways & Transportation Planning

Reporting to: European Region Discipline Manager - Highways & Transportation Planning

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Successful candidates will have a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in the growth and development of the presence for the UK Highways and Transportation Planning team within the London office; with support from an extensive and diverse range of technical expertise throughout the group. As with all of our technical discipline teams, our H&TP team work as a single team UK-wide as part of the "one team" culture without the cross-office charging which hampers many competitors; this opportunity offers the potential to join this busy team at a significant level - and with fantastic scope for progression.

Working with predominantly private sector, development planning based clients the successful individual will have a key responsibility for both winning/developing new business for the H&TP team, as well as playing a lead role in the delivery of these projects. As workloads grow it is envisaged that the successful candidate will have the opportunity to expand a local team around themselves.

As well as developing work and clients within their own technical discipline, the successful individual will also have responsibility for the cross-selling of services offered throughout the Group, and the project management of work won outside of their own area of expertise.

Person Specification

TECHNICAL SKILLS / ABILITIES / EXPERIENCE :

Essential:

  • Proven work winning capabilities within a consultancy context
  • Technical expertise within the Transportation / Highways disciplines

Desirable:

  • The ability to lead, motivate and grow a technical team

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATION / MEMBERSHIP :

Essential:

  • Relevant first degree

Desirable:

  • Related post-graduate qualification
  • Membership/Chartered Status with a relevant professional body/institute

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES :

Essential:

  • Possess good communication skills, both with internal colleagues and when meeting with clients / potential clients
  • Work independently or part of a team