District Leader- Transportation- Scotland

Project Manager
£40,000 - £49,999
17 Aug 2012
16 Oct 2012
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a District Leader for our Highways business in Scotland to carry forward and expand our exciting portfolio of works with Transport Scotland Local Authorities and Civil Engineering Contractors. A Director level appointment the successful candidate will take on the leadership of all highway sector operations in Scotland. This is a full time permanent position and will be based in either our Glasgow or Edinburgh office. Job Responsibilities: Business Development · To be responsible for strategic highways business development activities in Scotland and to ensure business targets are met. · To develop sound client relationships being alert to commercial opportunities. · To identify strategies and develop emerging opportunities and to fully exploit them. · To lead or assist with the preparation of major proposals. Financial Management · To monitor the financial performance at District level in relation to agreed financial metrics and KPIs for performance review and to act as the local interface with the operational management at an office and project level. Resource Management · To manage and grow the current highway engineering resource and to ensure the necessary levels and distribution of appropriate resources locally for the pipeline of work to be delivered efficiently. · To line manage District staff in the performance of their duties. Risk Management · To develop and maintain a philosophy and attitude of sound risk management through comprehensive reviews of contractual risk on projects conformity with the Legal Reference Guide and the continuing development of good practice; and to assist in the wider corporate and management functions of the Highways Bridge Sector to ensure continuing growth and development of the business overall. This includes a requirement to work flexibly across the UK and other AECOM geographies. Candidate Requirements: · A Chartered Civil Engineer with experience in the successful delivery of highway engineering services to Transport Scotland Local Authorities and Contractors · Demonstrable leadership and business management experience · High degree of competence in project management · Proven expertise in highway design is essential whilst a demonstrable capability in highway maintenance and / or asset management is desirable · Successful track record of building client relationships and identifying pursuing and winning work with both public bodies and civil engineering contractors. Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline required Chartered member of relevant professional body Please only apply to this position if you have a valid EU Visa otherwise the application cannot be accepted without this