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Associate Director

  1. Transportation
  2. Leeds
R-115303

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Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions. 

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.  

Read more about how you can thrive with us: Equality, diversity & inclusion in the UK & Europe (atkinsrealis.com) 

AtkinsRéalis has a vision to shape the future, to manage where others will follow and to engineer the future of mobility today through Safety, Integrity, Collaboration, Innovation and Excellence. AtkinsRéalis is the first to achieve BIM level 2 accreditation.

Our Transportation Diversion covers all aspect of multi-disciplinary design and management from inception to detailed scheme design and construction support. We worked for and on behalf of our clients in both the public and private sector.

Due to continued growth, we currently have an opportunity for an Associate Director with extensive experience managing transportation projects and building strong client relationships within the Yorkshire and Humber region. The role will be based in our Leeds office.

The successful candidate will:

  • Draw upon a proven track record to manage projects for or on behalf of local or national transport bodies.
  • Continually strive to improve the business value proposition and develop knowledge and expertise of the team.
  • Help to develop new business opportunities whilst deepening key client understanding and relationships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the business in winning work, leading bids and tenders.
  • Developing staff capabilities and identifying skill requirements to ensure workforce fits for the future.
  • Directing and managing project team, delivering portfolios and multi-disciplinary projects relating to highways infrastructure.
  • Providing guidance and technical advice to different stakeholders, internally and externally.
    Clear understanding of and expertise in project commercial accountability.
  • Actively broaden technical experience and expertise in line with market trends.
  • Mentoring and developing staff, providing career growth opportunities for others
  • Building client.
  • Managing client relationships and harness future pipeline opportunities.
  • Developing new client relationships through own initiative.
    Drive high levels of client satisfaction.

Essential Criteria:

  • BEng, MEng, or MSc Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • IEng or CEng with a relevant professional institution (e.g. ICE or CIHT), or similar professional experience.
  • Proven track record to direct/manage multi-disciplinary schemes for or on behalf of public sector clients.
  • Experience in business development and/or business management.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis? 

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same. 

Meeting your needs: 

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need. 

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below: 

YourReward at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com) 

More about us: 

AtkinsRéalis, is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge, and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world. 

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects: AtkinsRéalis Projects (atkinsrealis.com) 

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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