Our Opportunity

Are you an experienced, motivated Principal or Associate Civil Engineer with ambitions of progression and a drive to achieve success?

Do you want to work within a collaborative, dynamic environment, with a team of highly skilled and like-minded Engineers?

Are you looking to lead and shape an Infrastructure team, as part of a leading multi-disciplinary construction consultancy?

We are looking to we are looking to expand the Infrastructure senior management team and appoint an exceptional Associate or Associate Director Civil Engineer to work across an array of projects within our Infrastructure team in Manchester.

Working closely with the Director, you will be responsible for leading major projects, across sectors including residential, custodial, leisure, defence, education, healthcare and heritage. Take a look at some of our projects here: Discover our projects – Pick Everard

You will work to achieve the disciplines’ planned targets through excellent service delivery to our clients, co-ordinating project resources and liaising directly with clients. You will support business development activities – producing fee proposals relating to the project and subsequent commercial delivery & sustainable development of new and existing business relationships. You will provide support to the Civil Team for the delivery of Framework outputs and other projects and prepare and oversee designs and reports. 

You will be responsible for the day-to-day control of programming and planning, staff resources and monitoring of team utilisation, along with team development and training. You will be able to nurture emerging talent and provide valuable insights to help drive the business forward.

Pick Everard are proud to value individuals and provide the successful candidate with genuine scope to lead and shape the future of our Civil Engineering offering. You will be able to nurture emerging talent and provide valuable insights to help drive the business forward.

Find out what it is like to work at Pick Everard here: Life at PickEverard – Pick Everard


About You

The successful candidate will have significant, proven Infrastructure experience, and be passionate about civil engineering.

Our ideal Associate/Associate Director Civil Engineer for Infrastructure must have:

  • The ability to lead a team, be forward-thinking, proactive and positive, with an understanding of key objectives and discipline deliverables within agreed fee allocations / budgets and how to deliver them efficiently.  
  • Experience liaising with clients and managing infrastructure and drainage schemes, as well as bespoke projects that will require practical application of your experience to date.
  • Good knowledge of industry design software packages such as Microdrainge/Infodrainage, AutoCAD, and Civil 3D.
  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrable through writing and presenting.
  • Experience owning, overseeing and coordinating project delivery and maintaining consistency in client service within fee allocation / budgets.
It would be nice for you to have:
  • An ability to build a good rapport with other parts of our inter-disciplinary practice, while quickly developing a clear understanding of our values, culture and business goals.
  • CEng or IEng status.
  • Experience in a variety of different forms of contract. 
  • Experience in the rail industry and as a CRE
  • The desire to establish and maintain your Continuing Professional Development (CDP) plan of training in accordance with Institutional requirements
  • A focus on delivery and highest quality of outputs

About Us

Our nationwide multidisciplinary team of 650+ work collaboratively to deliver outstanding places and spaces that create lasting value for local communities. Through our remarkable history we have established the sound principles of success, and we have the vision and ambition to be even better.

We’re committed to creating sustainable communities where everyone feels safe, cared for and valued. We achieve that by encouraging a diverse, welcoming workplace for our people, clients and colleagues.

We care about our people and improving our society and that means supporting your ambitions and interests at every level. We will provide you with an inspiring environment in which you will be able to drive real progress and impact in your career. 

What we offer

Providing a balanced, enjoyable career is important to us, and we work hard to make sure everyone feels a valued part of our organisation. You will receive an attractive salary, and amongst other benefits you can also expect:

  • Agile working
  • 26 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + option to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
  • Private healthcare, life assurance and healthcare cash plan
  • Professional subscriptions  
  • Wellbeing support and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Stakeholder pension

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Pick Everard is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us on our journey.

We are committed to building and nurturing great relationships with our agency partners. However, this role is being recruited for directly and therefore we are not seeking support at this time. Any unsolicited CV Introductions will not be accepted.

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