Amey

Project Director - Environment & Sustainability (South)

Recruiter
Amey
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
28 Aug 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
AM09965
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

About Amey Consulting

At Amey Consulting you have a unique opportunity to bring truly ground-breaking work to life. Nowhere else offers quite the same combination of positive influences and experiences to help you be the better. By working with a family of specialist, market-leading consultants in a practical infrastructure environment, you'll see how their thinking influences yours and vice versa.

Working for Amey. you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year.
Amey is an equal opportunities employer.



Account Overview

Amey are one of the country's leading public and regulated services providers: We are the faces behind the services you use every day. Our rapidly expanding business of Environment & Sustainability consultants deliver technical consultancy services, to support our national and international clients to protect and enhance the environment. We are seeking a Project Director to manage our environmental business, continuing to grow and expand our teams based in Wales (Cardiff), North-West (Manchester and Liverpool), Midlands (Birmingham) and South (Crawley).

The Project Director role will require regular to travel to work within their regional offices.



What is the purpose of the role?

To own the P&L of the account, implement the business plan, be accountable for the profit centre performance, work winning, delivery of projects, safety, allocation and recruitment of resources.

  • Owns the P&L, produces financial forecasts and budgets and delivers to them
  • Business planning and work winning in support of the strategy and business plans
  • Manage the resource planning to ensure the optimum recruitment, retention and utilisation of quality resources
  • Able to work collaboratively alongside other business units within a culture of knowledge sharing and general cooperation
  • Accountable for the health, safety and welfare of all staff working on the account
  • Owns the client relationship(s)
  • Accountable for quality of the output from the account
  • Experienced in the application of technical governance procedures within a consulting engineering environment



What are we looking for?

  • Preferred degree/or Masters in an appropriate subject
  • Preferred Chartered status held with an appropriate professional body
  • Knowledge and experience of running the P&L of an engineering/environmental consultancy
  • Experience of managing teams/businesses
  • Membership of a recognised environmental professional body
  • Knowledge of the Environmental Sector (e.g. road, rail, utilities)
  • Able to lead a technical team against project challenges related to quality, cost, programme and health, safety and welfare
  • Able to work collaboratively alongside other business units within a culture of knowledge sharing and general cooperation
  • Manage the resource planning to ensure the optimum recruitment, retention and utilisation of quality resources
  • Knowledge and experience of business planning and strategy



What makes this role unique?

You will be accountable for a growing environmental consultancy business, driving opportunities for profit improvement and growth to increase market share and capability internally and externally.



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