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Highway Civil Engineering Lead

Posted on Feb 2, 2019 by Arcadis

London, London United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


We are recruiting for a Highway Civil Engineering Lead to deliver integrated highway civil engineering design solutions to DCO including statutory consultation.

About Arcadis:

ARCADIS is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. ARCADIS differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health & safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. We are 28,000 people that generate €3.4 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Please visit: .



  • Delivery of PCF products for highway engineering, highway structures engineering, and geotechnical engineering for the scheme excluding the main crossing;

  • Cost and programme of highway civil engineering team.

  • Working with other project across the wider project to input into other PCF products;

  • Ensure quality of deliverables is maintained through the project programme;

  • Ownership of the reporting progress, issues, risks and opportunities;

  • To look for ways to encourage innovative thinking around how to improve legacy benefits delivered by the project within budgetary constraints

  • To hold health, safety and welfare (HSW) as a key project value and to participate in the creation, development and implementation of HSW strategies by the project leadership team

  • CASCADE is committed to promoting an inclusive working environment for all staff and expects its team leaders to make best use of their skill to create an inclusive culture free from discrimination or harassment

Previous experience:

  • Experienced engineering design manager;

  • Proven experience of working in a similar project environment on the HE network;

  • Proven experience of leading a multidisciplinary team to deliver to budget and programme to the satisfaction of the client;

  • Capable of exercising sound judgement, leading and facilitating decision making on complex issues among multiple stakeholders;

  • Team oriented leader with the ability to work closely with peers, with the ability to delegate, motivate and empower individuals and teams

  • Proven experience in delivery on large infrastructure projects;

  • Sound knowledge of the HE PCF framework;

  • Demonstrable experience of successfully working in/adapting the philosophy of a 'One Team' environment within an NEC contract context


  • Proven ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team delivering design solutions;

  • Working knowledge of engineering concepts required to deliver an integrated highway civil engineering solution;

  • Able to engage collaboratively with large project teams;

  • Ability to engage positively and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to enable delivery

  • Attention to detail in producing high quality output.

What We Offer:

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career.

At Arcadis, we trust our teams to create their own work-life balance. It means we always welcome people who want or need a flexible career. We're proud of the diverse ways of working that thrive in our community as a result.

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