Director - Strategic & Consulting

Director - Strategic & Consulting

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    over 2 years ago

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Our client are a leading Engineering consultancy with a presence in 15 countries who are looking for a Director – Strategic & Consulting for their office in London.

Reporting directly into the Group Director – Strategies you will be responsible for:

  • Project lead taking ownership of the financial and technical success of the projects whilst strengthening the client relationships and repeat business opportunities
  • Managing the resourcing of projects and work winning activity to achieve appropriate teaming and delivery
  • Contribute to maximizing the effectiveness and utilization of the team to deliver the business plan and operational KPIs
  • Support team development including mentoring and coaching staff and accountable for supporting performance appraisal and personal development plans
  • Supporting the delivery of a risk managed project portfolio; working within agreed financial parameters and targets
  • Actively seeks out and help secures projects which will lead to profitable work aligned with the Strategies and Plans Group and wider Cities business plan
  • Monitors and manages the successful delivery of projects in this context and in terms of technical quality, timely delivery, financial performance and client satisfaction.
  • Reporting on technical, commercial, financial and people performance and participating in regular management meetings
  • Maintaining an active pipeline of business opportunities aligned with the business plan
  • Maintaining an accurate picture of current and future market trends in order to establish and continuously improve our offering across the Cities sector

Core Competencies

  • Extensive experience in a strategic advisory/consulting environment in the Real Estate sector as part of a wider planning and development, real estate, economics or management consulting practice
  • Working with client side directors and development managers as trusted advisor shaping and managing projects including development of tailored technical solutions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of urban/city challenges and the value of an integrated offer (including planning, economics, and technical infrastructure and environmental expertise)
  • Experienced project leader with a track record of exceptional technical delivery over a sustained period within the industry
  • Strong experience of feasibility studies, financial appraisal and business case work
  • Work winning skills and an ability to leverage existing networks of client relationships with
  • Speciality sector experience in one or more relevant sectors such as urban regeneration, mixed use development, sport and leisure, culture, tourism/hospitality

Key Requirements

  • Minimum 2:1 honours degree in economics, planning, surveying or a related subject
  • Relevant postgraduate degree and professional chartership of built environment profession would be beneficial