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REF: GV21041.

Director of Infrastructure

£100,000 - £120,000 per annum (Permanent)

London

Our client is a highly successful, design led structural and civil engineering firm whose workload includes schemes in countries all over the world. Their excellent reputation for project completion to the highest standard has sustained them during this challenging time and it is a mark of their success that they have been able to secure major projects with a pipeline of work guaranteed for at least the next 18 months.

Specialising in the delivery of high quality engineering solutions they work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects including economic regeneration, sustainable development , urban transportation and others. They currently have a unique opening for a Director of Infrastructure to head up and lead the growing team within their office in Central London.

They require a charismatic individual who is willing to become involved in business development; maintaining & strengthening existing client relationships as well as seeking out new work & forming new relationships for the company.

Key responsibilities:

* Effectively manage the Business to achieve the financial and non-financial targets agreed,
* Responsibility for the day to day management of the Business,
* To develop the strategic business plan for all parts of the Business,
* Work closely with the Design Directors to secure new work,
* Build strong relationships with Clients and fellow professionals,
* Report to the Board and delivering a five year plan to secure agreed growth and profit targets,
* Set the business budgets and forecasts with support from the Financial Director and CEO,
* Manage the Business operations to achieve the performance targets.
* Review opportunities to increase efficiencies and speed up processes across the business.

Requirements:

* A recognised engineering degree in a relevant discipline,
* A Fellow or Chartered Member of an industry related Professional Body,
* An excellent technical background in the design and delivery of project in a relevant discipline,
* A high level of IT literacy,
* High adaptability to change and able to execute quickly, ie long-term strategic thinking to implementing immediate actions,
* Proven experience as Director or other main board position,
* Relevant industry experience with an in depth knowledge of the target markets and changing business environments,
* A thorough knowledge of market changes and forces that influence the company,
* Experience in developing strategic and business plans.

Ultimately they need a high calibre individual with a desire to nurture and develop team members in order to maximise their full potential - an ambitious natural leader and first class communicator with high energy levels.

If this sounds like the role for you then please send an updated CV to Graham Ventham or call him on 01728 726126 for a confidential chat - a full job description is available for suitable candidates.

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