Design Manager - Civil Structures
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At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.
One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.
Off the back of growing demand in our transport team, we are looking for Design Managers with Civil Structures industry experience to provide leadership across multiple complex inter-disciplinary projects.
Providing sound and effective leadership by providing direction and technical advice, leading by example and championing a quality culture;
Ability to effectively implement project delivery best practice in the following areas: risk and change management, planning, project set-up, common data environments (including BIM and doc control);
Ensuring that effective financial and project management controls are in place and deployed to enable monitoring, modification and forecasting as appropriate;
Working to ensure maximum client satisfaction, championing client care and proactively working with the client;
Driving project performance, service delivery and technical and commercial outcomes and undertaking reviews, ensuring client delivery is above expectation; and
Seeking / pursuing design opportunities, and the preparation of bids and tender submissions.
Qualifications & Experience:
First and foremost, you share our passion for improving quality of life. You are a seasoned design management professional with extensive experience in the transportation infrastructure market and come to us with:
Relevant engineering degree with Chartered status or equivalent professional accreditation;
Demonstrated success leading multidisciplinary design teams for civil structures projects within a design and engineering consultancy environment
Confident in leading multidisciplinary design teams for transportation projects within a design and engineering consultancy environment;
Established stakeholder management capability with a focus on build credible, collaborative but influential relationships both internally and externally;
Well-developed technical and commercial skills, with a sound knowledge of the industry and a demonstrated ability in securing opportunities; and
Excellent communication skills and strong stakeholder management experience and the ability to build credible, collaborative but influential relationships both internally and externally.
Why Become an Arcadian?
Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.
We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.
As a lobal business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.
To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.
Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:
We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people.
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