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Client Director

  1. Cities & development
  2. United Kingdom
R-114842

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The £120M per annum Water Business at AtkinsRéalis is made up of 3 market parts – UK Water International and Water Management Agencies.

We are looking to appoint a new Client Director to take over the duties of an existing Client Director who retires at the end of 2024 as part of a succession management plan in the Water Management Agencies business.

The Client Director will report to Simon Leek the Water Management Agencies (WMA) Director with particular focus on strengthening and growing the work for the Environment Agency. Around 90% of the WMA sub account is work delivered for the Environment Agency (EA) predominantly via the Collaborative Delivery Framework in the Southwest and other smaller frameworks and one-off projects. Over the next few years, we are looking to strengthen our role with the EA from a regional supplier to a national strategic partner via frameworks such as the Mapping and Modelling Framework which we have recently secure. Key targets will be the EA’s Technical Environment and Commercial Services Framework (expected award April 2025) and the Collaborative Delivery Framework 2 (expected award mid 2026)

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The successful individual will report to Simon Leek WMA Director with a particular focus on the Environment Agency. They will work closely with him on the following activities:

  • Building relationships with the EA at both a national and area level at Director/Deputy Director and Manager level
  • Attendance when required at EA Framework Director and Framework Management Forums and other EA events like Supply Chain Conferences
  • Supporting on work winning activities – taking roles as either bid manager /author/reviewer role on major EA bids involved at all bid stages such as capture, pre-qualification, and invitation to tender.
  • Preparation of Thought Leadership pieces and presentations at key Flood and Coastal conferences in the UK and overseas.
  • Key role preparing for and representing AtkinsRéalis as part of their Gold Sponsor role at the annual Flood and Coast conference at Telford.
  • Actively building your network in the FCERM sector
  • Raising the profile of AtkinsRéalis via LinkedIn and other social media channels
  • Experience of running Profit and Loss accounts with skills in budgeting and forecasting and ability to lean into project delivery when circumstances require.
  • Build relationships with key Flood and Coast Contractors to expand our design and build capability.
  • Ability to bring added value consultancy services above those expected from core framework delivery.

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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