Building Structures Director

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Structures - Buildings & Built Environment
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About the role

BWB Consulting has an exciting opportunity for a client facing Building Structures Director to join and direct an established Structures team in our Manchester office.

Reporting to the Buildings and Built Environment Group Director, the new role will comprise the following two complementary aspects:

Revenue Generation - North West Region

  • Build on established client relationships and develop new client relationships to secure and grow the pipeline of structural design work in the North West region.
  • Work closely with the other discipline directors in the Manchester office as part of the office Revenue Generation Team focusing on developing BWB’s presence in the regional marketplace; achieving regional revenue generation targets and improving customer service.
  • Contribute to a Manchester Revenue Generation Strategy aligned with Corporate, Group and Service growth objectives and regularly report on its progress to the Board Group Director.
  • Obtain/analyse Client Feedback and work with BWB Leadership to identify/implement changes to commercial and operational management to improve regional Customer Service.

Structural Lead - North West Region

  • Provide technical oversight to the Manchester Structural team working closely with the team leader to deliver high quality structural engineering services to the regional property development market.
  • Act in the role of project director for regional buildings work representing BWB on all commercial matters.
  • Lead on project selection for Building structures identifying and prioritising opportunities and preparing fee proposals and bids.
  • Oversee commercial performance of the Manchester Structures team keeping track of regional, client account and project profitability and negotiating additional fees as appropriate.
  • Attend and contribute to Building Structures National Service meetings

About you

The successful candidate will require a strong background in revenue generation and client management in the Manchester area, as well as being able to demonstrate a proven ability to secure Structural Design opportunities that align with both business plan objectives and prevailing market conditions.  

This role is open to experienced directors but would also suit a senior associate or associate director with good market connections, ambition and energy who is looking for promotion to the next level.


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 

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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