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PRINCIPAL/CHIEF ENGINEER (RIVERS OR MARITIME)

  • Job reference: IF-001237
  • Sector: Marine & Coastal
  • Location: Glasgow

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Rivers, Dams and Maritime provides end to end infrastructure engineering to a diverse array of projects. Our services range from harnessing water’s true power from vast dam retaining structures and safely routing raging rivers through our towns, to taming the seas' effects on our coasts and ports. We combine technical excellence and industry expertise with our passion and dedication for conquering complex challenges. This approach ensures our clients’ projects are delivered sensitively, sustainably and embrace the latest technologies that efficiently achieve innovative civil engineering solutions.

We are looking for a prominent professional engineer to join our Glasgow office, who will have the chance to apply their skills in the development and delivery of our broad project work, of a national and international nature, enabling our clients to manage their assets and operations more efficiently and safely through an integrated approach, bringing order into our changing world. Our team of professionals are trailblazers in innovation, creativity and quality for our clients and colleagues. Operating collaboratively within an agile digital environment, we provide our clients with outstanding technical deliverables and services, using sector leading technology. Our current client portfolio includes Forth Ports, CMAL, Cromarty Firth Port Authority, Environment Agency, Peel Ports, Scottish Water and major contractors. We are also actively seeking and delivering opportunities in the Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific regions.

We afford a person-centred approach to careers for our staff and enable them to work on challenging and rewarding projects, growing our success out of mutual trust, open communication and close partnerships with our clients and colleagues from across the globe. You will need to possess strong customer focus and a high level of relationship management skills to strengthen and expand our portfolio of clients and secure viable opportunities in a competitive market place.

International opportunities. Large scale, high profile projects. Once in a lifetime challenges. Your story can start here.



Requirements
Chartered Engineer with strengths in civil, river or maritime engineering.
Ability to demonstrate a proven track record of working collaboratively with other disciplines and businesses in leading multidisciplinary engineering design projects to time and budget.
Working familiarity with relevant technical codes of practice and industry standards is essential; from initial planning through to construction management.
Excellent written and verbal skills when communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Be available to travel across UK and occasionally overseas.

Responsibilities
Leading the delivery of civil, river or maritime projects from inception to handover, on budget and to deadlines.
Assisting in developing the Atkins’ river and maritime business within the UK and overseas, delivering business development targets that will be set by the Team Leader or Chief Engineer.
To maintain and expand a portfolio of clients, maintaining excellent professional relationships which can lead to secure new and repeat business.
Identify opportunities and lead bids to commercial and competitive standards for the future success of the business.
Ensure the quality of project work meets the agreed requirements and specifications.
Managing supplier resources to deliver projects to time, quality and budget.
Leading and mentoring colleagues in developing technical knowledge and understanding.

The Individual
Customer focused and a high level of relationship management skill.
Strong reputation and high level of technical performance.
Possessing a flexible, winning attitude.
Able to generate innovative solutions to challenges and follow them through.
Self-motivated towards improving personal and team development.
Excellent team working and communication skills.

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