Technical Director

United Kingdom

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

With a proven track-record of organising talented teams of highly experienced and self-motivated professional engineers, the Technical Director will have experience of senior management and strategic financial planning and demonstrate the potential and career ambition to deliver across complex, hazardous projects in a highly regulated fields, such as nuclear, maritime, aviation or ordnance.  The Technical Director will be expected to demonstrate the ability to think and act strategically, showing evidence of effective communication and people skills to lead colleagues through change, is strong on planning and organising, and is highly numerate, structured and logical in their approach.  This is a senior leadership role that will help define, drive and deliver the company’s strategic initiatives at an exciting time through a period of significant growth.

The Job Duties

  • Directs, plans and organises the activities of all staff and allocates resources

  • Provides leadership for business continuity

  • Responsible for managing, challenging, empowering and developing staff

  • Influences strategic policies

  • Maintains budgets for individual projects

  • Through market analysis, highlights business opportunities and develops business cases

  • Identifies core competencies and defines operational goals

  • Deputises for Business Unit Director as required

  • Liaisons with Board of Directors to ensure delivery of strategic intent

Essential Requirements

  • Holding at least a BEng degree with substantial Postgraduate underpinning knowledge

  • Recognised as a Technical Expert within own discipline

  • Professionally Registered as a Chartered Engineer with the UK Engineering Council

  • Member, or Fellow (preferred) of a UK Professional Engineering Institution

  • Committed to participating in professional development activities and own professional development

  • 15+ years’ experience in a highly regulated engineering discipline

  • An excellent communicator at all levels

  • Evidence of making budget efficiencies and streamlining processes and practices

  • History of leading diverse teams of professional engineers in high-tempo scenarios

  • Proven track record of delivering complex engineering projects

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