Associate Director

Carrington West
Salary £50,000 - £65,000, private medical, pension, flexible working
Closing date
6 Oct 2021
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Associate Director opportunity - a rewarding step offering fantastic career progression for an ambitious Associate or existing Associate Director or Director.

This role can be offered on a full-time or part-time basis.

About the company

This is an exciting time to join this multidisciplinary engineering design consultancy, covering both public and private sectors.  

If you are looking to make an impact and be able to make a difference in your next role, then this opportunity may be for you.

Role & Responsibilities

This is a fantastic opportunity, not only to lead a growing team, but also to drive the structures department forward - taking on the responsibility for ongoing projects and securing new business.

The focus of the team is the design of foundations and super-structures in reinforced concrete, steel and timber, including calculations, construction detail drawings and reports. The team also supports other disciplines to deliver a wide variety of projects across the UK.

The existing scope of work is varied, so past exposure to a variety of different building sectors is important. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Residential (including housing developments)
  • Education
  • Industrial
  • Residential
  • Healthcare
  • Leisure


  • BEng/MSc (or equivalent) Civil/Structural Engineering
  • CEng status with IStructE or ICE
  • Min 10 years' experience
  • Experience of being able to attract new business/winning work
  • Proficient in the use of structural design software such as Tekla/Tedds
  • Experience of managing/growing a design team
  • Ability to train and mentor more junior members of the team
  • Experience of whole project process from fee proposals and concept design to project completion
  • Strong technical ability with in-depth experience of designing in all main materials
  • Client facing
  • Passion for business development
  • Excellent commercial awareness and business acumen

In addition to salary, other benefits include generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, private medical insurance, flexible working with office/home working and part-time hours available if desired.

For a confidential conversation about this opportunity, please contact Claire on 02393 876 031.


Carrington West has over 60 years combined experience where a number of long-standing relationships have been developed with a wide range of high profile clients, from SMEs to major consultancies and contractors.

Carrington West has a dedicated, specialist Buildings and Rail Division fully focused on providing all stakeholders within this niche market with excellent advice and service. Typically we provide opportunities working in design consultants, architectural practices, building contractors and local authorities at all levels, Graduates, Intermediate, Senior, Principal, Associate and Director.

We recruit for both permanent and contract opportunities UK wide.

Operating from a single UK site in Hampshire, we supply specialist contractors and permanent staff to the Private and Public sectors across the UK.

Whilst continuing to expand our remit and servicing an increasing number of sectors, we retain our niche specialist focus, with all of our individual teams dedicated to their own areas of expertise.


Find Us
02392 704 322
1000 Lakeside
P06 3EZ
United Kingdom

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