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Technical Authority & Strategic Head - Structures

  • Job reference: PT0000105
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Bangalore
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Why not...

Atkins is one of the worlds’ leading engineering design consultancies. We have the breadth and depth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time critical infrastructure projects. As a provider of multi-discipline technical services, Atkins is committed to design excellence and delivery of first class solutions which combine innovation, imagination, and best practice.
Atkins Global Design Center (GDC), India is looking for experienced Structural Engineer with Building Design background to  work on some of the most exciting projects.
This is a great opportunity for professionals to gain technical exposure within an internationally renowned design consultancy.


  • Lead a structural engineering practice group recognized for designing complex structural solutions for clients in the built and natural environments.
  • Provide line management to Practice Managers and Technical Directors.
  • Drive technical best practice, knowledge sharing and process standardization / optimization across practice group
  • Responsible for winning work through maximizing additional/repeat/follow-on work from clients
  • Work with Divisional Technical Director to drive collaboration across markets and divisions
  • Liaise through the Practice Director with the Market Directors to establish resource demand based on pipeline of opportunities in collaboration with divisional resource managers
  • Ensure skills and capacity meet the needs of the target markets through targeted recruitment and focused staff development
  • Identify where skills are not available in-house and work with external alliance partners and subcontractors to deliver project needs
  • Motivate managers and team members ensuring they are challenged, stretched and developed with succession plans in place.
  • Have a recognized degree in Structural Engineering.
  • Minimum of 18 years professional experience with past Middle East Experience preferred.
  • Chartered Structural Engineer (IStructE or equivalent).
  • Developed technical knowledge of Structural Engineering of Building-Type Projects, with particular reference to Structural Steelwork, Structural Concrete and associated Structural Analysis
  • Working knowledge of relevant structural design software including but not limited to ETABS, Safe, Staad Pro, Robot, Strand 7, Prokon.
  • Design/Detailing Software Proven experience in the development of structural concepts and schemes for various building typologies and forms.
  • Proven track record in leading teams of people.
  • Technical knowledge and experience of European/US-based design codes/standards and Statutory Regulations.
  • Experience in collaborative working and coordination within the team, internal Atkins disciplines and external consultants and clients.
  • Confidence to work within multi-disciplinary design environments.
  • Excellent planning, time management and communication skills.
  • Culturally sensitive with experience in operating in a multicultural environment.
  • Develops/nurtures relationships across businesses.
  • Has the client at the forefront of thinking.
  • Responds well when there is a clear need to support the success of other parts of the business.
  • Offers ideas and suggestions for improving working practices.
  • Always delivers what is required, but also puts in that little bit extra when needed.
  • Finds ways of building a good rapport with customers and to better understand their needs.
  • Quick to ask for help on technical or practical matters

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