Back

Associate Structural Engineer

Derbyshire

To oversee the Structural Engineering function as a member of the leadership team.

 

Team leader:

  • Management of and accountability for the structural Engineering team(s) in Derbyshire, supporting the business, team and colleagues to achieve maximum potential
  • Lead the Structural Engineering team(s) effectively with adherence to commercial performance to achieve required outputs and targets
  • Support the Associate Directors, Directors and Group Directors, linking effectively and proactively with other teams within Concertus
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Design and Property matters across the Concertus Group
  • Work proactively and flexibly to support delivery across the professional services, with a commercial and solution focused mindset
  • Responsible for issue and conflict management, internally and externally with clients and partners

 

Customer service:

  • Liaise with clients and other parties to support the development of new business opportunities and the management of existing clients and accounts
  • Maintain the highest levels of communication with clients and stakeholders
  • Provide an efficient, effective and business-like point of contact whilst adhering to the Concertus Group visions and values
  • Deliver a consistent and professional level of exceptional service to clients
  • Excellence in advice towards design and property professional matters across all areas of the Concertus Group

 

Business strategy:

  • Lead the Structural Engineering team strategy for the business
  • Develop and deliver a team business plan linked to the Concertus strategic business plan
  • To have a sound understanding of the Concertus strategic business plan, providing support accordingly
  • Cultivate new business clients and retain existing clients

 

Business delivery:

  • Deliver business targets outlined in Professional Services/Areas Business Plans under your responsibility
  • Authority for matters associated to professional areas
  • Stakeholder management, including clients, consultants, contractors, suppliers and the community to support the promotion of the Concertus Group, conflict resolution; business development and client retention
  • Responsible for improvements in productivity; efficiency and connectivity in professional areas (project; programme; sectors and clients)
  • Responsible for projects being completed to fee, project budget, quality requirements, outputs and time
  • Preparation of professional information associated to professional area
  • Administration of projects/ cases and contracts
  • Solution focus relating to Design constraining factors
  • Resolution Management of matters associated to project and business issues
  • Contribute to the operation and the development of the QMS, to ensure continuous improvement of quality assured services to clients
  • Responsibility for the financial performance of Professional Services Team
  • Author and or contributor of tender/bid submissions across the Concertus Group
  • Assessing the environmental impact and risks connected to design decisions
  • Assessing the Health and Safety impact and risks connected to design decisions
  • Managing, directing and monitoring progress during each phase of a project
  • Monitoring and inspecting work undertaken by contractors

BIM roles and responsibilities:

  • Ensuring Asset Information requirements and/or MIDP requirements set out in the Employers Information Requirements and delivered on a BIM project
  • Enable reliable information exchange through a common data environment
  • Enable integration and co-ordination of information within information model
  • Configure information for project outputs
  • Assure delivery of information exchanges
  • Confirm supplier’s ability to deliver information requirements
  • Co-ordinated delivery of all design information
  • Manage information development and information approvals
  • Confirm Design Deliverables
  • Overall Lead for configuration management
  • Production of design outputs related to a discipline specific, package-based or time-based task
  • Direct the production of task information in compliance with standards and methods
  • Direct the production of task information using agreed systems
  • Manage spatial co-ordination on behalf of the task team
  • Propose resolutions to co-ordination clashes
  • Accept/reject information exchanges within the common data Environment
  • Oversee team to ensure compliance of their job responsibilities

 

Measures of success:

  • Feedback from team members and line manager
  • Directors feedback
  • Contribution to service delivery
  • Team performance
  • Accuracy and timeliness of support
  • Efficiency of system and processes
  • Feedback from stakeholders
  • Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets
  • Feedback from colleagues and managers across the business
  • Service delivery performance indicators
  • Effective delivery of agreed outcome

 

It’s essential you have:

  • A relevant degree or proven experience in Structural Engineering, including being professionally chartered with a relevant recognised Engineering Institution
  • Experience in structural design working in a multi-disciplined environment
  • A comprehensive knowledge of building regulations with an understanding of planning legislation and health and safety
  • Management experience and leadership competencies
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and the desire to ‘go the extra mile’
  • A comprehensive knowledge of design and property matters
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and in design specialist packages
  • Strong experience of managing Design projects and teams across a multiple client base, sectors and contracts
  • A commercially astute and business focused attitude
  • An ability to take ownership for own personal development
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability liaise effectively to support the delivery of professional services; business development and conflict resolution

 

Communication:

  • Create a positive first impression of Concertus and deal with all contacts professionally
  • Manage the relationship with the client and stakeholders
  • Communicate with all staff efficiently

 

How you act:

  • Professional, friendly and honest – builds good relationships with colleagues, understands the importance of confidentiality
  • Attention to detail – able to deliver clear and accurate information
  • Team worker – you work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
  • Service deliverer – you focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers
  • Customer focused – you put the customer first
  • Shows initiative – you come up with ways of improving how we do things
  • Well organised – you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines
  • Willing to learn – you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
  • Flexible attitude – you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service

Apply here:

    CV*

    Covering Letter*