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Associate Director/ Principal Consultant – Practice Manager North

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Leeds, Manchester
R-115121

We’re AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design, engineering, and project management organization. We connect people, data, and technology to transform the world’s infrastructure and energy systems. 

Our Project & Programme Services team are proud to deliver on some of the most prestigious construction projects across the world. It's thanks to our talented people and their diverse thinking, expertise, and knowledge. Join us and you'll be part of our genuinely collaborative environment, where everyone is supported to make the most of their talents and expertise. 

When it comes to work-life balance, AtkinsRéalis is a great place to be. So, let's discuss how our flexible and remote working policies can support your priorities. We're passionate about are work while valuing each other equally. So, ask us about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer.

Our Programme Advisory team:

We have had significant success in the infrastructure market over the last year which has meant that we are now one of the fastest growing parts of the organisation and have ambitious plans to grow even faster in the next few years. We have built a Programme Advisory business unit which continues to go from strength to strength. On the back of this success, we are now investing significantly in our people and to bring in the right talent to join our team.

The advisory team supports our Complex Infrastructure clients’ sectors in setting up, assessing and transforming some of the largest and complex programmes in UK and beyond, within our Nuclear, Aviation, Defence, Water, Transportation, Power & Renewables sectors.

We pride ourselves on our approach of empowering our clients through trusted collaboration, working with them to solve complex challenges, and building enduring capability that will set them up for the future.

What are we looking for:

  • Are you an inspiring leader, known for your principles and motivated by the opportunity to develop future leaders? Are you willing to roll up your sleeves and make a difference in the construction industry? If yes, then keep reading!
  • As Practice Manager for the Midlands, you are responsible for client delivery, operational management and supporting growth across the region. You will be part of the Programme Advisory (PA) Management Team where you will work with the senior managers in the business to support the PA Practice Director to deliver our strategy, aligned to our vision. Including responsibility to assist PA achieve key performance metrics.
  • The role includes resource management including leading a team of high performing individuals of programme management professionals, motivating our people to perform at their best, with innovation at the heart. Working with the PA team and client directors to secure resource opportunities.  

Required Skills:

  • Responsible for team management including talent development, maintaining high level of retention, staff engagement, and satisfaction.
  • Working closely with our client directors to source new opportunities, work on bid proposal and lead client engagement sessions. 
  • Quality Management (inc. continuous improvement, innovation and maximising our Global Technology Centre, working with Technical Leadership Groups.) 
  • Interfacing with the wider AR business (including Property) and Engineering services to enhance our brand and delivery our vision. 
  • Ability to working across the programme lifecycle to setup and deliver within major transformational projects/programmes and PMOs.
  • Deliver strategic advisory services including business transformations, organisation design, portfolio design and management, improving programme efficiencies and performance, etc.
  • Effective Stakeholder Management and Communication skills. The ability to tailor the message and liaise directly with the required client or audience including facilitating multi-media workshops (in person, virtual or hybrid) with stakeholders from the top to the bottom of organisations.
  • Have a commercial awareness and be able to proactively manage commercial demands.
  • Pro-active with high personal motivation and drive, able to work and thrive in and deliver high quality advice/solutions in complex and ever-changing environments.

Who You Are:

  • An inspiring leader, known for your principles.
  • Deeply committed to the building blocks of our vision.
  • Deeply committed to equality, diversity & inclusion.
  • Excellent communicator, collaborator, and influencer.
  • Embody safety, integrity, collaboration, and innovation.

Credentials:

  • Experience in managing small-medium sized teams.
  • Evidence of pursuing technical excellence and growth in the advisory space.
  • Evidence of identifying and growing talent.
  • Evidence of resource management (incl. motivating, recruiting, retention).
  • Relevant professional certification(s) – e.g., APM PMQ/PPQ/ChPP; MoP; MSP; PRINCE2, P3O, PROSCI, Lean, Six Sigma.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Join our Project & Programme Services team and expand your career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects – from Sizewell C to the world's tallest hotel, London's Heathrow Airport to Europe's first eco-friendly mosque. You'll enjoy invaluable exposure to international expertise as well as innovation in local niche areas. Communities are at the heart of our work and our people are proud to be working towards a Net Zero Carbon future and regenerating cities across the UK.

Corporate Social Responsibility | AtkinsRéalis Careers (atkinsrealis.com)

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.

Careers at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com)

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.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview, and we’ll discuss 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)

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.

Equality, diversity & inclusion in the UK & Europe (atkinsrealis.com)

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