Salaried Partner in Civil Engineering – Highways

Are you a driven Civil Engineering professional with a heavy Highways background looking for an exciting opportunity in Manchester?

The Opportunity…

With national offices and support from established engineering teams, and working alongside professionals from all other disciplines, you will develop a comprehensive view of the construction industry, whilst being involved with residential and commercial developments.


• Life Assurance, Income Protection, Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme, flexible choice of Critical Illness Insurance
• Physical – Free Private Medical Insurance, Doctor at Hand Private GP, Best Doctors, flexible choice of Dental Plan, Cycle to Work Scheme.
• Mental Health First Aiders
• Car allowance and bonus scheme
• Flexible / Hybrid working
• Tailored career development

Key Duties:

• Leading and growing the Civil Engineering Highways discipline in Manchester
• Manage existing clients and develop further highways design opportunities with local authorities and contractors.
• Day-to-day support to colleagues from other disciplines within the office
• Be responsible for delivering work to a pre-agreed budget.
• Project profitability (monitoring / planning of costs and budgets)
• Responsible for negotiating fee proposals and requesting additional fees
• Construct teams from internal and external resources
• Lead the technical development of the group
• Look to grow the group on the back of new and repeat clients.
• Be responsible for resourcing and delivering to a financial target.
• Oversight of the team’s work to a high standard
• To ensure that the business generates and sustains profitable sources of income that are serviced to a standard that meets the requirements of the client and the internal standards of the Partnership.


• Experience with managing and developing a Civil Engineering Highways team/discipline.
• Experience with designing a wide range of Highways projects from conception through to completion (including calculations, drawings, and specifications), whilst demonstrating commercial awareness
• Experience working in a multi-disciplinary consultancy environment.
• You will have the technical skills, knowledge, and experience to find creative solutions for even the most complex challenges and the ability to communicate these clearly to all parties.

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Summary information

  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £80,000 – £110,000
  • Published: February 12, 2024