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Director of Civil Engineering - Scotland

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The Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Director of Civil Engineering to join our multi-disciplinary practice in Edinburgh or Glasgow. This is a great opportunity to join an ambitious team working on a range of interesting projects across the country. We look forward to an exciting new era where our integration with Stantec will mean that we are able to deliver a wider range of services for our clients and to the wider community.

We are fortunate to work with excellent clients on a wide range of civil infrastructure and land development projects. Our client-focused and result-driven approach has enhanced our reputation in the local market and now we seek an experienced individual to lead the team over the years to come.

As our Director of Civil Engineering, you will head up our small but well-established civils team where you will lead the technical delivery of our current schemes while identifying and developing new opportunities that will stimulate growth. You will take charge of multi-disciplinary bids and projects and be responsible for directing, mentoring, training and performance management of the civil infrastructure team.  You'll also be drawing upon the capability and networks of other disciplines within our Scottish offices to create opportunity for the Civils team and wider business.  

About You

To be successful in this role, you’ll have a strong infrastructure background along with consultancy experience.  You will need to have a good network and knowledge of the Scottish market. You will have demonstrable experience of leading and mentoring a successful civil engineering team, a good client facing ethos, strong commercial acumen, and great communications skills at all levels.

Ideally you will be Chartered and MEng or BEng qualified, you will have a passion for Civil Engineering and the enthusiasm to lead a team of highly qualified and experienced engineers. Most importantly, you’ll have the drive and determination to build something bigger and develop our Civils business in Scotland. This will be critical to your success in this role.

This is an important role for the Scottish business as we expand our horizons. Primarily it’s a great opportunity for you to grow a small team and capitalize on opportunities on both local and national fronts. This opportunity will allow you to drive the development of the Scottish Civil Infrastructure team, coupled with an ambitious growth agenda for our wider Civils group.

For more information or a confidential discussion please get in touch with Eamon Cassidy – Talent Acquisition Specialist on 011895 20295 /    

About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 22,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project anagement services across all phases of the project life cycle.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and projectmanagers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, andclient relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer oursupport, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help thecommunities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.