Civil Engineering Delivery Manager

Lethaby & Cook
Kent (GB)
£50,000 -£60,000 per annum, plus pension, healthcare, life assurance and bonus
Closing date
21 Dec 2022

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An opportunity for a civil engineer to work on the client side of the industry, and to gain management experience whilst benefiting from a secure and on-going workload. The position will suit an engineer with civil infrastructure experience gained in highways, roads, drainage, rail or an aligned civil engineering or engineering management discipline.       

The Company: Our client owns and manages a substantial, expanding estate with extensive infrastructure that includes roads, pavements, drainage, buildings and specialist logistics facilities. 

Your Duties: Reporting to the programme manager you will oversee the relationship with framework contractors delivering new, maintenance and upgrade projects, especially roads, drainage, paving and bridges. Working alongside a team of project engineers you will prioritise and programme work, monitor and forecast budgets, review contractor performance against KPI’s measuring cost effectiveness, quality, safety and delivery performance.

About You: A degree in civil engineering or construction management, or equivalent. Five or more years work experience, which should have a civil engineering focus that includes an element of management/ project delivery. Experience of working on the NEC form of contract and an appreciation of health and safety and risk management. You will need strong organisational skills and be a good communicator. Your role will involve working with a range of stakeholders internally and externally. A valid driving licence is essential, occasional site visits will be required.

Career Progression / Training: There is an on-going programme of training and development activities. Support is provided to assist with your progression and to ensure continued succession.


Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering division places engineers and engineering managers with a high level of technical expertise. Our strength is our ability to present opportunities across a wider spectrum of employers who appoint civil and structural professionals.

Our clients include developers, design and build contractors, civil and structural consulting practices, insurers, client organisations and operating companies, loss adjusters, project managers, not for profit organisations, forensic engineers and more besides. By understanding how and where skills and experience can flourish we offer opportunities worth considering and candidates with real potential.

We place permanent and contract professionals and our recruiters are some of the most experienced to be found in their sectors. To find out more about current and forthcoming vacancies, or to discuss the next step in your career progression please do not hesitate to make contact by phone or email. We will always treat your enquiry and any information you may provide in the strictest confidence.



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