Mechanical Associate / Associate Director – Doha
If you are frustrated in your career development and consider yourself to be among the top tier of mechanical building services design engineers in the world and are interest in furthering your career in the Middle East, Energi People have the opportunity for you!
A rare, long term and very exciting career opportunity has arisen within one of the world’s most highly regarded UK based engineering consultancies, to source for them a Mechanical Associate or Associate Director, to lead the MEP design team in their brand new Doha office.
This role will suit a tenacious, career driven and technically gifted mechanical engineer, with aspirations to become a Director within an award winning international consultancy. You will be closely mentored and nurtured by the Managing Director into a Mechanical Directors role in the near future.
I have recruited for this excellent consultancy for over 10 years across the globe, placing a number of engineers at all levels with the business and cannot recommend them any higher. Not only do they have a fantastic reputation for staff retention, engagement and employee satisfaction, they are incredibly passionate about holistic design, offering a wide array of engineering & sustainability services across the globe.
If you’ve got potential and want to push the boundaries of design, they will help you achieve it!
- Key point of contact for clients on projects. Significant responsibility for managing & developing client relationships (new and existing)
- Line management responsibility for an identified group of staff
- Delegation and supervision of work within project teams, and the provision of advice, guidance and coaching
- Prepare fee proposal documents and fee calculations, for sign-off.
- Establish design concepts to ensure that designs are appropriate, deliverable and consistent with the client’s brief
- Take responsibility for the technical control of projects, to ensure that all designs are technically sound and meet the client’s brief
- Review and verify designs produced by direct reports and/or other team members, providing feedback as required and signing off designs before they leave the Practice
- Follow project management and QA procedures, and ensure that direct reports do so
- Participate in induction arrangements for direct reports, ensuring that relevant and appropriate training and support is provided
Qualifications and experience:
- Mechanical Engineering qualification at bachelors level or higher
- Minimum 12 years of relevant experience within the building services design industry and a proven track record in working for international design consultancies.
- Chartered Engineer (ideal)
- Previous experience in the MENA region desirable
- UPDA Grade A gained from MMUP will be advantageous
- Proven experience across the project life-cycle
- Proven experience of managing projects and delivering to time & budgetary deadlines, whilst complying with operational and other procedures
- Proven ability to manage resourcing requirements on projects and to coordinate the input of others from within and outside the team
- Broad and deep technical knowledge in mechanical building services, plus demonstrable understanding of other disciplines
- Proven ability to negotiate and agree commercially appropriate fee arrangements and appointment terms
- Excellent skills to build and develop relationships with clients
- Demonstrable understanding of issues of commercial and contractual risk
- Proven ability and commitment to coaching and development of less experienced staff
Along with working in an amazing office focused on human health and well being, you will be working alongside some very talented engineers in a culture of innovation, learning and development.
A very competitive, tax free salary + benefits will be paid to the successful candidate, with realistic opportunities of progression into a Director level position.
To apply for this superb opportunity, please contact James Mowat at Energi People, by sending your full CV and contact details for a confidential discussion.