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Associate Director - Glasgow/ Edinburgh

  1. Water
  2. Edinburgh, Glasgow
R-117052

Work with AtkinsRéalis to make the world’s outlook brighter and healthier.

You might know us for the great work we do across our wide variety of projects. We're proud to say it's thanks to our people's diversity of thought, expertise, and knowledge. And when you join us, you'll be a part of this genuinely collaborative environment, where everyone's voice is valued and treated equally.

We're passionate about what we do, and we have a thriving team culture, simply put, this a great place to be. So, when it comes to your life outside of work, ask us about our flexible and remote working policies designed to help you get the most out of life.

Our collaborative and multi-disciplinary team is one of the largest in the UK, providing water and wastewater infrastructure services alongside drainage design, SuDS and surface water management. Our wide variety of clients span across the UK and internationally and include water companies, local authorities, highways / rail authorities, and developers.

It’s an exciting time to be working for our UK Water business with unprecedented investment in the water industry. Due to continued framework successes, we seek to recruit an Associate Director / Team Leader to join our Water and Wastewater Team in Glasgow or Edinburgh to lead one of our key Engineering and Consultancy frameworks, with a leading UK Water Company.

What you can bring:

· Experience working in the UK water industry, with proven skills in growing and building strong relationships with clients. May include Technical skills in Wastewater Non-Infra design.

· Experience in managing projects, leading teams, and development of people.

· Excellent collaboration and communication skills, with the ability to have technical discussions with colleagues and clients in a logical and coherent manor.

· Relevant degree or vocational qualification.

· Chartered with a relevant professional institution (i.e. ICE or CIWEM), would be advantageous.

What we offer:

· We aren't just engineers, environmental professionals, or consultants. We're pioneers, constantly innovating and pushing boundaries to tackle some of the world's most pressing challenges – especially when it comes to water. From enhancing our beautiful rivers and urban landscapes to building sustainable cities in the harshest environments – our Networks & Drainage Solutions (N&DS) team is at the forefront.

· Over the next 10 years, we plan to expand the Practice rapidly to meet our clients' objectives. We're developing enhanced training courses to accelerate our staff resource capability. It means great futures for both new and experienced colleagues.

· The opportunities in our practice to grow as an individual are immense. You'll receive mentorship from the outstanding leaders we have within the team.

· From day one your personal development plan puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported to go as far as you want to go.

Your purpose:

· Spearheading a dynamic project delivery team, responsible for the successful delivery of one of our top Infrastructure Water Company frameworks.

· Team Lead (&Line Manager) for range of technical disciplines including modellers, designers and PMs. Responsible for supporting in career development for team.

· The development of client relationships with our key Water Company and non-Water Company clients.

· Project Management and Project Direction, including managing resources, budgets and programmes and coordinating with other disciplines.

· Driving continuous improvement in project delivery.

· Development of tender responses and fee estimates.

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What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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UK: We made The Times Top 50 for Gender Equality!

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Europe

Content type

Blogs

Publish date

07/16/2024

Summary

Fantastic news: AtkinsRéalis has been named one of The Times' Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality in 2024! This prestigious honor shows how dedicated everyone at our organization is to promot

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AtkinsRéalis named one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality in the UK

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Shailaja Mantha

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