Director, Buildings & Structures


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Location: Dublin

Type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable


Reference: DS

Updated: 14/03/2018 18:12:53

Director, Buildings & Structures



Job Summary

Director to lead the Building & Structures Division – Dublin
The successful candidate will be joining a recognised leader in the delivery of consultancy services in Ireland and the UK.

Skills Required:

Chartered Structural Engineer with more than 20 years’ experience preferably gained in a Consulting Engineering practice(s), in Ireland

Degree qualified (Level 8

Experience in undertaking senior design roles across a broad spectrum of structural, commercial and industrial projects including State funded, commercial and Industrial

Significant experience in client interfaces and contract management with strong client links

Previous responsibility for the Technical and Commercial Management of projects including the Budgeting and assignment of Resources within fee and profitability limitations

Demonstrated team leadership experience with capabilities to guide the development of the team

The Role

Lead and manage a sector, business unit or team
Manage budgets and meet agreed targets
Implement best practices and comply with all internal systems
Provide leadership in setting and implementing design (technical) and quality compliance
Build and maintain personal, unit and team skills

Main Duties:

Extensive knowledge of design codes, specifications, legislation and best practices

A thorough understanding of professional appointments, contractual arrangements, procurement and project management

Ability to deal with clients, including ability to sell, resolve problems with clients, generate new work and satisfy client requirements

Excellent people management skills

Demonstrated inter-personal skills that encourage team working and staff retention; be capable of guiding the development of the Building & Structures team in order to maintain a prominent position in the industry and to recognise and respond to the changing needs of the industry

Support group policies and strategies with a proven ability of implementation
Strong MS Office skills

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