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Practice Director- Assets and Technology

  1. Cities & development
  2. United Kingdom
R-117329

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The role of Practice Director is accountable for the leadership, growth, performance, and development of the Assets and Technology Practice (currently 400 people) alongside client engagement and marketplace promotion. The Practice is relatively new and has experienced very high levels of growth in recent years, changing and evolving as required.  This needs to continue as we continue to grow and mature.

Role reports directly to the Managing Director, Infrastructure division and is an integral part of the senior leadership team, alongside other practice, and market directors, setting the direction for a £370 million revenue business.

Accountability: Practice performance

  • Performance of the practice: deliver and exceed targets, including recruitment, retention, utilisation, engagement etc.
  • Development of a skilled and flexible workforce: maximise the use of Global Technology Centre in India and set the right balance of permanent and contingent staff and supply chain partners.
  • Client Engagement: directly at the decision-making level, through monitoring project performance and through seeking formal and informal feedback.
  • Line management: performance of sub-practice directors and service line directors.

Accountability: Practice development

  • Growth of the practice: delivery of existing services into new clients and markets and the development of new services aligned with the needs of our clients, underpinned by excellent quality in delivery.  Create differentiation within the market that leads to competitive advantage.
  • Transformation and stability: collaborate to create the next level of strategic plan for the practice and take the people with you on the journey.

Accountability: Practice atmosphere

  • Team experience: enabling the team to thrive, fostering innovation and entrepreneurial behaviors. 
  • Motivation of people: through inspirational leadership, effective engagement, development of talent and focus on safety and wellbeing. 
  • Clear team expectations: delivery excellence, win work, client focus (across all practice activity) establishing/maintaining a high performing team.

Accountability: Practice connectivity

  • Networks: investment in cross-business relationships, focus on internal stakeholders.
  • Business wide cohesion: take a lead role across the UK&I business in Asset Management and in the Global Capability Group.

Accountability: Divisional leadership

  • As part of the infrastructure leadership team: setting the culture and tone, maintaining the licence to operate, predicting, and navigating the future, setting, and adjusting the agenda, safeguarding the business.

Measures:

Key characteristics:

This role will likely suit someone who has:

  • Strong personal reputation and recognised by our industry for creating value through environmental, economic and/or social outcomes.
  • Experience in one or more of our key markets (Water, Aviation, Energy, Defence, Buildings & Places) is desirable.
  • Experience in a related leadership role.
  • Ability to understand and empathise with clients and their challenges.
  • An effective network spanning client, business partners and other stakeholders.  
  • Strong enterprise culture with experience in the continual development of services through innovation, technology, and new business models. 

And is excited by:

  • Building and motivating a team with passion and empathy, and leading people through change.  
  • Competition, setting stretching performance expectations and exceeding targets.
  • Entrepreneurial opportunities and driving strong commercial growth.
  • Travelling across the UK and overseas as required. 

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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 requirementsAs 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 clearanceIf 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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