Principal / Technical Director (Building Acoustics)

08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


My client offers a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors. It is a leading service provider in planning and environmental consultancy and advice, supporting projects at all stages from initial conception through to construction and maintenance, across the UK and internationally.
To meet their growing UK business needs and future development aspirations they are looking for a Principal/Technical Director to drive forward the Building Acoustics capability of their business. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities

Applications are welcomed from candidates who are seeking flexible working and reduced hours contracts.

Responsibilities will include:

* Briefing, planning, delivery and technical quality of a range of building acoustics projects
* Provide advice direct to external clients and internal clients.
* Build upon and develop relationships with both existing internal and external clients.
* The development of the Acoustics business.



First degree in relevant subject (2.1 Hons minimum), Second degree in a relevant subject
Experience of bidding/tendering for internal and external opportunities and strong commercial awareness
Excellent verbal and written communications and presentation skills
Ability to influence engineers to arrive at sustainable solutions
Ability to work effectively in teams to tight deadlines and budgets
Ability to coordinate and manage geographically dispersed teams
Proven Project Management/Director experience
Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence when interacting with others
Engagement and negotiation with statutory agencies
Highly developed report writing skills, and excellent communication skills
The ability to take the initiative and have the necessary skills to aid the delivery of a variety of projects within a multi-disciplined organisation
Strong collaborative skills and experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team
Commercial awareness with good client facing skills and the ability to price work, evaluate risk and prepare proposals
Experience in building acoustics to enable development of this business stream
Applications are welcomed from candidates who are seeking reduced hours contracts. Consideration will be given to each application on a case by case basis.

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