Capita are looking for an experienced Associate or Principal looking to move into their next role. This role is reporting to Associate Director and you will be office based at the Blackburn office to manage the delivery of a range of projects around the Regions North area.
You will be responsible for Principal engineers, Engineers, Assistant Engineers, Technicians, Clerk of Works, temporary and seconded staff within the team.
You will lead in the programming and project management of the design and construction of a range of civil engineering and highway related projects.
You will lead in the procurement of construction works projects whilst conforming to Client and internal procurement rules and processes.
You will manage project budgets and cost plans, internal fees and finance monitoring.
You will liaise with Clients, Stakeholders, and the public on projects.

(Essential qualities that the desired candidate is likely to have - e.g. Chartered Status)
You will possess a Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council.
Be a Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE) or other related profession accredited by the Engineering Council.
Be an Incorporated Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers
(IEng MICE) or other related profession accredited by the Engineering Council.
You will have proven post qualification experience in the management of the design, implementation and supervision of all aspects of highway and general civil engineering design and construction.
You will be able to demonstrate a proven ability to manage a team of engineers and technicians in the delivery of projects. This shall include the following attributes:
To manage changing workload patterns to meet demands;
To proactively manage the project resources available to deliver project requirements;
To prepare fee proposals for packages of work;
To monitor the fees of ongoing packages of work against set targets;
To access the commercial exposure a package of work may have and initiate the necessary mitigation measures;
To set and work to deadlines and targets, for oneself and others;
To manage a Team's fee earning profiles against forecast and actual costs;
You must be able to demonstrate extensive experience in the following:
An extensive working knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, and Codes of Practice;
Preparation of schemes for invitation of tender using the NEC3 Form of Contract, the Specification for Highway Works and the Standard Method of Measurement;
Leading the procurement process for construction projects in both a private and public sector environment;
Supervising and monitoring construction works on site;
Evidence of excellent communication skills showing both orally and in writing. This shall cover the production of technical reports, preparation of letters and statements, to a range of recipients;
The ability to deliver quality through implementing and adapting to achieve continuous improvement;
Evidence of the skill to consult and negotiate on engineering schemes and contractual matters;
Skills to use computers and computer aided design packages for preparation of plans, communications and presentations;
Extensive knowledge of relevant highway and civil engineering statutory procedures with particular reference to Health and Safety;
A full UK driving licence

(Desirable qualities that the candidate is likely to have - e.g. 'good standard of written communication')
Knowledge and experience in all aspects of public participation and engagement
A leading commitment to quality by a positive attitude to change management and ongoing interpretation of organisational aims and objectives.
Tact and diplomacy in all interpersonal relationships, the skill to gain the co-operation of others and work effectively as a member of a team.
Willingness on occasions, to work weekends/evenings to attend meetings or supervise staff (not a regular requirement but necessary from time to time).

(what will be the key responsibilities on the role)
To determine and implements programmes of work.
To manage the resources available to undertake all aspects of project delivery from feasibility through concept design, to detailed design through to construction and on to completion.
Prepare and manage project fee proposals against targets.
Prepare and manage project cost plans.
To ensure projects are undertaken and specified to meet the requirements of quality, health and safety, environmental standards, and time to both national and corporate standards.
To manage a team of engineers and technicians to deliver a variety of projects over a range of complexities

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