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Associate – MEP

The Role            
You will be based in Birmingham supporting the Group Director to ensure the MEP Team deliver projects on time, to budget and ensuring client satisfaction for repeat business. The role will require the ability to deliver client requirements through team management, being responsible for resource management, quality control of deliverables, supporting the team commercially; as well as taking a leading role on key projects as Project Director/Project Manager.


  • To lead in the ‘day to day’ running of the MEP team delivery
  • Be a key member of the Advice Group operations team
  • Client relationship management for UK based RHDHV global accounts
  • Business development and work acquisition
  • Ensure projects are set up and managed to meet client commitments
  • Leading role of the resource management of the MEP team
  • Take a lead in checking and/or ensuring checking is carried out
  • Take a lead in ensuring that design reviews are held for projects
  • Manage agencies for use of temporary staff & junior level recruitment
  • Carry out some staff Personal Development reviews
  • Take on client management responsibilities for repeat business
  • Leading bids and proposals


  • Efficient resource management to maintain utilisation
  • Junior level recruitment

Project Delivery

  • Team delivery to time & budget
  • Quality control / checking of deliverables
  • Financial control of own projects for profitable delivery

Business Development

  • Manage & secure min. £1m per annum of fees through key accounts
  • Develop and maintain own client network for new prospects

What we’d ideally like to see from a candidate:

  • BEng / MEng in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering
  • Chartered Engineer preferable
  • Previous management experience
  • Track record of managing Global Industry Sector Clients (Food & Beverage, FMCG,  manufacturing)
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Good team player
  • Ability to adapt management style where required
  • Good presentation and bid writing skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Sound commercial awareness

Salary - £65,000 - £72,000
Opening Date: 9th July 2020
Closing Date: 8th August 2020 


  • Birmingham
  • Engineers Specialists
  • Mechanical Engineering
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