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Director - Detailed Infrastructure Design
Abingdon, Birmingham, Bristol, London, Oxford

Director – Detailed Infrastructure Design
Oxford, London, Bristol, or Birmingham
Salary - £85,000+, plus benefits

RPS Group is an International Consultancy employing around 5,000 people worldwide. We provide advice upon: The development and management of the built & natural environment; The exploration and production of energy and other natural resources. We offer a wide range of opportunities, in a dynamic work place, where achievements are rewarded and progress encouraged. As one of the UK’s leading multidisciplinary consultancies, we are working on many high profile Planning, Engineering, Water, Waste, Transport, Project Management and Environment projects and require innovative and motivated staff.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and ambitious Director with extensive proven experience (at least 10 years) in the detailed design of highways, drainage (including preparing flood risk assessments), and utilities, to lead, manage and grow RPS’ Transport & Infrastructure Design business across the UK. Ideally located in our Milton Park office south of Oxford, and must be willing to regularly travel between our UK offices.

You must be capable of delivering technical excellence, meeting our client expectations, managing profitability of the operation, maximising staff productivity, and developing staff through mentoring and training. You should have:
• Extensive experience of managing projects/resources
• Operational experience with responsibility for profit and loss
• Full understanding of health and safety legalisation within our field of business

Skills / Experience
• Full knowledge and hands-on experience in the detailed design of highways, drainage and utilities
• Extensive experience of working with private sector developers and their consultancy and contracting teams
• Programme management capabilities
• Commercially astute
• Negotiation of supply chain contracts

Additional Requirements
• Strong leader
• Able to motivate and guide junior staff
• Excellent communication skills
• Proactive and problem solving skills
• Numerical skills
• IT literate – CAD, Microdrainage etc. and ideally Revit or similar

• UK Civil Engineering Degree or similar
• Chartered Civil Engineer & Member of the ICE
• Recognised project management qualification desirable

This is an excellent opportunity for you to showcase your talents and make a significant contribution to the RPS’ Transport & Infrastructure Design business across the UK.

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RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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