Our Opportunity

Are you an experienced, motivated Associate Civil Engineer with ambitions of progression and a drive to achieve success?

Do you want to work within a collaborative, dynamic environment, with a team of highly skilled and like-minded people?

Are you committed to excellence and shaping the future of Civil Engineering?

Pick Everard is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary property and construction consultancy with an extensive portfolio of projects across the built environment. We have developed an environment that encourages spirit and drive in all our people and look to provide long-term career opportunities.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Associate/Associate Director to work across an array of projects within Infrastructure in Manchester.

Working closely with the director, you will be responsible for leading major projects, across sectors including residential, leisure, defence, education, healthcare and heritage.

Pick Everard are established and expanding, having been in business for over 160 years. We have become industry leaders by enhancing our focus on excellence, and making sure that people and culture are at the heart of what we do. 

You will work to achieve the disciplines’ planned targets through excellent service delivery to our clients, liaising directly with them and where appropriate supporting business development activities along with team development and training.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • To be responsible for the delivery of specific projects, co-ordination of project resources and to deliver the outcomes the client needs.
  • Responsible for the production of fee proposals relating to the project and subsequent commercial delivery.
  • Assist with achieving the discipline business plan targets through sustainable development of new and existing business relationships, supporting Associate Directors, and managing their teams.
  • To provide support to the Civil Team for the delivery of Framework outputs and other projects.
  • Enforce the agreed design standards for the discipline and ensure the team delivers them using our digital tools establishing standards and best practices for productivity
  • Day-to-day control of programming and planning, staff resources and monitoring of team utilisation
  • Enthusiastic in taking on new challenges, by applying engineering principles and a practical and pragmatic approach to new and exciting projects
  • Prepare and oversee designs and reports
  • Represent the practice at client meetings and carrying out presentation delivery
  • Responsible for ensuring that they and their team be aware of and comply with all Health & Safety requirements, practices, and procedures.
  • You will be able to nurture emerging talent and provide valuable insights to help drive the business forward.

Experience in the rail industry and as a CRE would be desirable but not essential

Interested to find out more? We’d love to hear from you! Contact the team today!

About You

Key Requirements:
  • Embraces the ethical, cultural, and strategic aims of the business and promotes these within resource teams.
  • Takes an active interest in the Discipline Business Plan and is actively involved in the delivery of the Business Plan aims and goals.
  • Take Ownership and manages the Discipline deliverables within agreed fee allocations / budgets to deliver the agreed scope set out in the contract of appointment.
  • Own, oversee and coordinate project delivery and maintain consistency in client service within fee allocation / budgets.
  • Consult with the Associate-Directors to ensure appropriate resources are allocated to the projects and that resources are managed effectively to maintain excellent standards of performance and client satisfaction.
  • Ensure objectives and standards are implemented in a cohesive manner to drive greater efficiencies.
  • Identify training requirements required to deliver our desired outcomes for our clients.
  • Be involved in discipline and companywide forums and groups.
  • Contribute to the development of innovative design delivery tools to drive continuous improvement of our design processes.
  • To be a mentor to others and to fully engage with the training of our staff.
  • To establish and maintain your Continuing Professional Development (CDP) plan of training in accordance with Institutional requirements, which will keep you abreast of technical advances and benefit you and the Company.
  • Focused on delivery and highest quality of outputs

About Us

    At Pick Everard, we work together to make the extraordinary a reality. We are looking for exceptional new talent to be a part of our journey as we move forward through our ambitious five-year Business Plan.

    We are an independent award-winning property and construction consultancy firm, operating within the industry, providing complete integrated service delivery to help our clients deliver better solutions across real estate, infrastructure and the natural environment.

    We are at the forefront of the industry and enjoy a culture that is centered around being creative, professional, compassionate, client-oriented and fun.

    Our recent successes include:

    • Listed as an NCE100 Consultancy and AJ100 Practice
    • Named a Top 150 Consultancy by Building Magazine
    • Recognised as a leading Financial Times Consultancy
    • Winners of the Association of Consulting Engineers (ACE) Awards, Best Business Performance of the Year – Large Consultancy
    • Winners at the RICS Awards – Infrastructure category
    • An Investors in People and Investors in Excellence accredited business
    • Winners at the Enterprising Women Awards

    Through our remarkable history we have already established the sound principles of success and we have the vision and ambition to be even better, as we move forward into a very bright future.  We’re growing and we need more experts onboard. Join us and we will provide you with an inspiring environment in which you’ll be able to drive real progress and impact in your career. 

    To learn more about why it is good to work here please visit our website and follow us on social media. Be part of it.

    Remuneration and Benefits

    We value and promote a positive work-life balance and encourage every member of our team to get involved with charity, sports, community, and company events. Providing a balanced, enjoyable career is important to us, and we work hard to make sure everyone feels a valued part of our organisation. We are also a responsible employer and Investors in People accredited business.

    You will receive an attractive salary that will match your skills and experience, as well as the following benefits:

    • Hybrid working
    • Stakeholder pension
    • Life assurance
    • Private healthcare
    • 26 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + option to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
    • Healthcare cashplan
    • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Childcare benefits
    • Enhanced Adoption & Shared Parental Leave benefits
    • Long service awards – including enhanced annual leave and vouchers
    • Annual Being PickEverard awards
    • Staff Discount Scheme
    • Spot Rewards
    • Professional subscriptions  
    • Season ticket loan or car loan at senior level
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Wellbeing support and Employee Assistance Programme


    Please note we do not accept speculative CVs or approaches from recruitment agencies. 

    As an equal opportunities’ employer, Pick Everard is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us on our journey.

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