Civil/Structural Engineer Partner






£65,000 to £75,000 Per Annum



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Civil/Structural Engineer Partner – Orpington, London

Salary – £65k - £75k + benefits

The Client

An award-winning multi-disciplinary consultancy which includes Architecture, BIM, Building Surveying, Civil & Structural Engineering, Clerk of Works, Employer’s Agent, Health & Safety Consultancy, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Project Management, Quantity Surveying, Rights of Light & Party Wall Surveying and Sustainability services.

Experience of delivering projects across all major sectors, for public and private sector clients, has provided an understanding of the differing demands and constraints their clients work under. The client uses this knowledge to develop innovative solutions and add value with the approach employed.

The Role

You will be reporting to the Partner in charge of the department (Group Leader) and will be involved in the group management, business development, mentoring of staff and be responsible for the timely and cost-effective delivery and management of projects. Interaction with Clients and other members of the Design Team will be a key undertaking of the position. The role will also include design of civil or structural elements where required. You should pay attention to detail and be adaptable, demonstrate good oral and written communication skills and have an organised, mature and professional attitude.


Report to, and take direction from, the Group Leader in the Civil and Structural Engineering team.

Business Development and winning work.

Team Development and Client management.

Prepare design programmes for production deliverables.

Prepare formal technical proposals and fee bids.

Supervise and mentor Engineers and Technicians within the team.

Financial and resource management of projects.

Manage projects from inception to completion to ensure that deliverables are issued to programme, to the required quality standard and within the budget set by the Group Leader.

Assist in pursuing late payments by Clients.

Undertake survey inspections and produce written reports to a high standard.

Prepare reports, general correspondence, etc. as required in connection with the running of projects.

Undertake scheme and detailed design as appropriate on individual projects, including preparation of detailed design calculations, checking drawings and other deliverables where required.

When required by the Group Leader, assist other members of the Team to complete tasks, particularly in relation to meeting project deadlines.

Liaise with other members of the design and construction team, representing the Civil and Structural Engineering Group.

Essential Experience

A Degree specifically in Civil or Structural Engineering.

Chartered Member or Fellow of Institution of Civil Engineers or Institution of Structural Engineers.

Experience of leading a Civil & Structural Engineering design team on projects with construction values in excess of £40M.

Proven leadership skills, including business development, client relationship management, technical leadership, team building and motivation.

Excellent communication skills including the ability to write compelling proposals and deliver engaging presentations to existing and prospective clients.

Competent and reliable designer in structural steelwork, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber.

Excellent knowledge of standard engineering practices, techniques and procedures.

A high level of understanding of project management principles and practices.

Sound knowledge of construction contracts and professional agreements and experience in negotiating fee agreements.

Familiar and empathetic with all forms of building construction.

Able to produce written reports to a high standard.

Hold current UK driving license.


Proficient in the use of analysis and design software (TEDDS, TSD, etc).

Experienced in refurbishment and change of use designs as well as new build work.

Experience in selling multi-disciplinary consultancy services

Experience in leading and managing multi-disciplinary project teams comprising internal teams and sub-consultants.

Hours -35 Hours

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