Head of Structures

Energi Recruitment Services

UAE

Posted
Ref: HP196-209

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and client-focused Structural Engineer to head up the Structural offering within my clients very well established Dubai office, to play a leading role in the design of some of the most exciting and prestigious construction projects, across a variety of sectors.

My clients Structural engineering team pride themselves on their exemplary track record of designing innovative and sustainable structural solutions, that minimise the use of natural resources.

As one of the longest established of this multi-disciplinary consultants many disciplines, the structural team are a source of world leading expertise - and offer a pro-active and collaborative approach to skill development, and professional excellence.

I have recruited for this excellent organisation 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 & want to push the boundaries of design, they will help you achieve it!

The Role

• Working closely with the structural teams based across the GCC, Asia and Europe, the successful candidate will take responsibility for the development of new and existing client relationships in the Dubai and GCC market, and will play a leading role in the operational delivery of structural engineering projects.
• While focusing on the Structural team, the individual will also be part of the wider Dubai leadership team responsible for the development and running of the office and the management of multi-disciplinary projects.
• This role offers the successful applicant managerial and leadership responsibility for the management and then development of a structural engineering team and wider general office responsibilities.
• The role will be best suited to experienced leaders as well as very ambitious team leads who have experience in the operational and client focusing aspects of the role.

The Skills

• A chartered engineer (CEng or equivalent), and accredited with a degree (or equivalent) in structural or civil engineering, you have gained significant practical experience of structural engineering within the region, and an accomplished level of relevant IT skills in structural software such as AutoCAD, Revit, Tekla, Etabs and/or SAP.
• In your career to-date you have demonstrated a solid track record in structural engineering design including previous experience of working on either medium or high-rise buildings projects. You are proficient in designing in steel and RC and have proven experience leading projects and interacting with clients.
• Given the client-facing nature of this role, clear written and verbal communication skills are a necessity.
• Regional experience is a must and Unlimited DM registered engineer status is an advantage.

Requirements

• A chartered engineer (CEng or equivalent), and accredited with a degree (or equivalent) in structural or civil engineering, you have gained significant practical experience of structural engineering within the region, and an accomplished level of relevant IT skills in structural software such as AutoCAD, Revit, Tekla, Etabs and/or SAP.
• In your career to-date you have demonstrated a solid track record in structural engineering design including previous experience of working on either medium or high-rise buildings projects. You are proficient in designing in steel and RC and have proven experience leading projects and interacting with clients.
• Given the client-facing nature of this role, clear written and verbal communication skills are a necessity.
• Regional experience is a must and Unlimited DM registered engineer status is an advantage.

About the Company

Energi People is a leading International recruitment agency specialising in providing human resource solutions for the Building Services and Structural Engineering industries. Having in-depth knowledge of the civil/structural and building services markets In the UK and Middle East, we are able to supply personnel at all levels to technical organisations on both a permanent and contract basis.

This is why we take the time to fully understand our customers' needs, allowing us to provide a truly tailored recruitment solution. At Energi People we believe in forging long term relationships with our customers, which is why quality, honesty and professionalism is embedded into everything we do.

Our aim is to add lasting value to our clients and candidates through the service we offer and as a result our customers return time and time again. With a combination of extensive market knowledge, recruitment expertise and wide network of industry contacts, Energi People is perfectly positioned to offer a high quality personnel recruitment service.

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