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Transport Director
Dublin (Ireland)

JOB TITLE: Transport Director
REF. NO: J4738
JOB TYPE: Permanent

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting a Transport Director to support our Transport Division (Dublin Region). The position will be based in our Dun Laoghaire Office. The successful candidate will be joining a recognised leader in the delivery of consultancy services in Ireland and the UK.

The ideal Candidate

• Chartered Engineer with more than 15 years’ relevant experience preferably gained in a Consulting Engineering practice(s) in Ireland or the UK
• Degree qualified (Level 8)
• Experience in undertaking senior design roles across a broad spectrum of Transportation projects
• Significant experience in client interfaces and contract management with strong client links
• Previous responsibility for the technical and commercial management of projects including the budgeting and assignment of resources within fee and profitability limitations
• Demonstrated team leadership experience with capabilities to guide the development of the team
• Technical excellence
• Highly motivated

The Role

• Support the management and leadership of the transportation business
• Manage budgets and meet agreed targets
• Implement best practices and comply with all internal systems
• Provide leadership in setting and implementing design (technical) and quality compliance
• Build and maintain personal, unit and team skills

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Extensive knowledge of design codes, specifications, legislation and best practices, particularly in the delivering of roads and transport related projects
• A thorough understanding of professional appointments, contractual arrangements, procurement and project management
• Ability to deal with clients, including ability to sell, resolve problems with clients, generate new work and satisfy client requirements
• Excellent people management skills
• Possess excellent communication abilities, both written and oral
• Demonstrated inter-personal skills that encourage team working and staff retention; be capable of guiding the development of the Transport team to maintain our prominent position in the industry and to recognise and respond to the changing needs of the industry
• Support group policies and strategies with a proven ability of implementation
• Strong MS Office skills

The execution of the successful candidate’s duties will be supported by the Senior Management Team along with the Marketing, Financial, Quality and Human Resources divisions of RPS.

If you would like to join a company that focuses on creativity in design and solutions and is passionate about the service it provides, join RPS. We are a recognised leader in multidisciplinary engineering, environmental, project communications and project management consultancy. Internationally, we have over 5,000 people developing pioneering, revolutionary ideas on strategic, sustainable policies and projects. In Ireland, we employ 600 of the most talented, high-performing professionals in the industry.

Applications will be accepted via the following link only:

(Registration needed) including the relevant Ref. Number J4738

Note: As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of RPS’s business, key responsibilities will evolve and change over time.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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