Account Manager (Associate Director)

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Planning - Transport & Infrastructure
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About the role

BWB Consulting has an exciting role for an Account Manager (Associate Director level) to lead and grow a team in our London office.

The role responsibilities will include management of the T&I Planning team and its financial performance, and technical delivery on T&I Planning projects or the T&I Planning components of multi-disciplinary projects. There would also be an additional emphasis on supporting colleagues in the London office to continue raising BWB’s profile locally, and the building and developing of Client relationships with the aim to build and expand on our current portfolio.

Overall the role responsibilities will include Client and team management in the provision of proposals, project planning, management of resources, reporting and financial performance. A collaborative approach to working with colleagues in the London office and wider T&I Planning team and BWB’s new Rail Group will be required.

About the team

BWB has an established T&I Planning team, comprising of 17 individuals across our offices. It provides comprehensive transport planning consultancy services focused on meeting the planning related transport challenges associated with regeneration, infrastructure and other development projects. We work across the transport infrastructure, residential, commercial, industrial, health and retail sectors and our Clients typically include well-known national housebuilders, local developers, contractors and public sector bodies.

BWB are an ‘Investors in People’ Gold accredited company, and we aim to create a working environment that provides challenge, enjoyment and a real sense of satisfaction with a view to encouraging personal and professional development in all our staff.

About you

The requirements and demands of this important role are such that the Account Manager will be expected to consistently display the following personal attributes and skills:

  • Commercially aware with effective influencing and negotiating skills, as well as an aptitude to develop their own Client base
  • Excellent communicator, both written and oral, with the ability to adapt communication style to suit different circumstances
  • Ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships at all levels both internally and externally.
  • A ‘self-starter’ with drive, positivity and enthusiasm and a strong desire to succeed
  • A visible and participative manager, willing and able to take responsibility for the technical and financial performance of the team
  • An ability to build and develop a strong team through effective mentoring and managerial support
  • Technical independence within the field of T&I Planning, with excellent experience of working on high profile schemes in the London and South East in particular.
  • Reliable and trustworthy, acts with consistency and integrity at all times.

Why choose BWB?

It’s quite simple really. We invest in our people and give them fantastic career opportunities, that’s why!

It’s not just us who say that either. Look at what we have been recognised for recently:

  • Investors in People Platinum standard
  • Ranked #65 in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best companies to work for
  • Ranked #22 in the Building Magazine's Top 50 Engineers
  • An NCE Top 100 Consultancy
  • ACE Technology Champions 2017
  • ACE Training Initiative of the Year 2016
  • ACE Best UK Business Performance for a Medium-sized Firm 2016

These accolades show that we’re a dynamic, successful and growing business that helps all our employees achieve their full potential.

Take a look at where you can see a selection of the type of projects we work on, and there are some videos too which give an insight to what it’s like to work with us.

What we can offer you

  • An excellent career with a competitive salary
  • Exciting and varied project experience
  • 25 days holiday plus additional holiday purchasing scheme
  • 1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
  • 5 paid days for STEM activity
  • Cashback medical cover
  • Rewards scheme offering discounts on shopping, cinema tickets, theme parks & gyms
  • Long service rewards including increased holiday entitlement & pension contributions

Investors in People - Gold Disability confident committed Sunday Times best 100 companies to work for - 2018

BWB Consulting is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People (“Disability Confident Committed”) symbol.

We are committed to equal opportunities and will therefore consider employment applications on the basis of merit regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

To learn more about working for us and what we offer take a look at our careers pages

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