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Associate Director River Engineering

  1. Water
  2. West Midlands, Bristol, Exeter
R-116339

Shape the Future of our cities and environments. 

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' challenges head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

Bring your skills to the mix as an Associate Director in River Engineering, you'll play a vital role in every aspect of river engineering and flood defence on Transformational Programmes for critical UK infrastructure with opportunities to work on iconic engineering projects at home and abroad.

We specialise in all aspects of river engineering, within multiple challenging and engaging sectors such as Water, Aviation, Defence, Energy and Cities & Development. We continue to provide industry-leading river engineering and flood defence solutions right through the project lifecycle, with value added through client-side support as well as construction phases. If being a part of a team with a passion for this industry is for you then we would love to talk to you. 

We currently have opportunities in our  Bristol, Exeter, Birmingham offices..

Your Purpose: 

  • Own and direct teams who undertake technical design work following relevant design standards and codes, and to high-quality levels. 
  • Defining briefs, scopes of work, and input into bid proposals. 
  • Successfully manage time and budgets to key project milestones and programmes. 
  • Work closely with teams in the UK and overseas to deliver integrated design solutions. 
  • Setting quality assurance standards in design. 
  • Grow, develop and manage engineering capability within the practice. 

What you can bring: 

  • Chartered Civil Engineer or equivalent. 
  • Experience in owning design delivery, including multidisciplinary design. 
  • Comprehensive knowledge in design such as flood walls and embankments, weirs, hydraulic structures, culverts, scour protection, access and accessibility, and construction logistics. 
  • Familiarity with current UK design standards, guidance and working practices. 
  • Proficiency in delivering both traditional engineering and environmentally focused solutions using nature-based strategies. 

    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.

    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:

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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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