Civil Engineering Manager

Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd
London (Greater)
13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is an industry leading multi-disciplinary design consultancy who are looking to recruit for both their busy Kent and London offices.

Main Purpose of Job
* To lead and manage a team to produce civil engineering design information, being primarily drainage and pavement design, and coordinating the delivery of information.* liaison with other Engineering Team Managers, including Structural Engineering, Rail and Maritime. Drawing support will be provided by the combined CAD team that supports all civil and structural engineering.* Ensure that all project information is produced in accordance with company standards and procedures. * Understand and implement, in liaison with other engineering Managers/Project Engineers, the group Project/Design/Change Control/Client Management processes on delegated projects. * Report any non-compliance at the earliest opportunity.* To act as Project Information Manager/Task Information Manager/Interface manager/Information Author as required on delegated projects.* Proactively manage resource, control and monitor all work to ensure that delegated projects are delivered within the timescale, cost budget and quality parameters set and agreed and that time is accurately recorded against projects. * Notify the Associate Director/Engineering Team Managers/Lead Engineers/Commercial Administrator of any changes/key issues at the earliest opportunity.* To procure and manage external resources as required. * To produce regular reports to the Manager * Civil & Structural Engineering in respect of project delivery against agreed timescales,cost budget and quality parameters. * Act as the lead for Civil Engineering in developing our software related capabilities, for information production, including AutoCAD, Revit, Civils3D and MicroDrainage.* Develop the standards, processes and templates for all Civil Engineering software tools, e.g. AutoCAD symbols and Revit Libraries, in collaboration with the Group BIM Manager.* Have a working knowledge of current BIM processes, including BS 1192 and PAS1192:2 and ensure implementation of these processes throughout project delivery.
- Ensure compliance with the Construction (Design and Management) and other relevant Health & Safety Regulations for all aspects of delegated projects. * Develop/maintain relationships with, influence and coordinate with members of other teams within Our Consultancy Group, Clients, Contractors and Stakeholders etc. * Work proactively with the Head of Technical Coordination and BIM, and other Managers to develop, agree and implement improved processes and systems.* Ensure project work meets all relevant technical and professional standards.* Where delegated, ensure that written Letters of Instruction and signed Terms & Conditions are agreed with the Client and held on record.* Work with the other team members including Discipline Managers and the Marketing & Business Development teams to prepare and submit high quality and competitive Fee Bids,PQQ and ITT submissions. Produce website news, case studies and other marketing content.* Assist in the development of new business opportunities and repeat business.* Support the Commercial Administrator and other Engineering Managers in the development and implementation of the Profit Centre Business Plans.* Where needed, personally deliver aspects of the work as part of the project delivery team.* Any other duties reasonably required of the post-holder following consultation.

Key Skills and Tasks
-To have sufficient breadth of technical knowledge and experience of Civil Engineering, prioritising in drainage and pavement design. The job holder must be competent in Computer Aided Design tools, Design, Information and Project Management processes to be able to advise and guide the project team effectively on technical delivery, to undertake quality assurance of work and to be credible in the eyes of the client and the team.
- Ensure the team’s work meets all relevant technical and professional standards.
- Be able to understand the technical and design requirements of projects and ensure compliance with the relevant technical, health, safety and environmental standards.
- Give input and guidance into the technical nature of the work and agree the appropriate approach to be taken to deliver the technical output.
- Maintain knowledge of current and emerging software tools, innovation, and best practice.
- Assist in the scoping of client briefs on delegated projects to ensure accuracy, appropriateness and completeness, and ensure the brief is fully understood and confirmed
before its acceptance.
- Play an active and lead role in the coordination and delivery of project information.
- Review Workbench and other reports relating to; job profitability, revenue forecasting,invoicing, employee productivity,aged debtors etc and reporting anything that may cause a variation to the above to the Commercial Administrator at the earliest opportunity.
- Use relevant discipline design tools, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point in the delivery of delegated projects, and the administration of the business as required.
- Ensure that the Business Management System and the Quality Management System is followed
so that professional Project Management and Quality Assurance plans and processes are adopted and implemented on delegated projects.
- Working knowledge of Business Management System,QMS System,Industrial Relations Framework and HR policies.

Qualifications and Training
- Professional qualification, preferably chartered - Essential
- Post Graduate Qualification - Desirable
- 3+ years’ exp of managing a team in a professional services environment - Essential.

If you would like to know more about this role then please do not hesitate to contact Ross on: (Apply online only), or apply now to (url removed) with your CV

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