Technical Director

This consultancy is an award-winning consultancy that is on the hunt for a Technical Director. This role is for a successful Technical Director who is looking for a challenge.

The successful candidate will be proven at winning and delivering new work within a multi-disciplinary consultancy environment across both the public and private sectors, with a sector specialism being an added advantage. You will also be experienced at managing large multi-disciplinary tender proposals and will be responsible for identifying opportunities for new work with existing sector leads within the team, client and colleagues across the company.

The role:

  • Identifying and pursuing new business development opportunities, leveraging your network of clients and co professionals to help win work and increase market share for the Development team.
  • Liaising with the Regional Director for Development North and local office Place Lead in setting and agreeing appropriate growth targets and plans.
  • Liaise with public and private sector clients, local statutory and regulatory authorities ensuring client satisfaction is met.
  • Providing technical advice to clients and managing their development requirements.
  • Exhibiting and demonstrating behaviours and attitudes in accordance with WSP core values.
  • Working closely with other colleagues to ensure coordination across the Development discipline and sharing of market intelligence, best practice and innovation.
  • Leading and supporting bids by contributing reviewing and authorising submissions and by demonstrating added value both commercially and technically.
  • Acting as Project Director for major projects and strategically important commissions.
  • Supporting all aspects associated with H&S / Corporate Responsibility and ensure the team complies with SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment and Quality).

What you need to succeed:

  • Degree level qualification in transport planning or civil engineering
  • Chartered status
  • Strong commercial and strategic capability with a demonstrable track record in having identified and subsequently delivered new business opportunities.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with good leadership and management abilities capable of communicating effectively with all parts of the business.
  • Proven track record of work winning.
  • A broad range of project experience across either transport planning or civil design for developments.

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Summary information

  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £85,000 – £89,000
  • Published: June 4, 2024