Our Opportunity

Are you an Associate Civil Engineer with extensive experience within Water? 

Are you looking to lead and shape a Water team, as part of a leading multi-disciplinary construction consultancy?


At Pick Everard, we are proud to have a vast pipeline of work including Severn Trent Water, Thames Water, HS2, Yorkshire Water, Government of Jersey.

With our continuous growth in this area, we are looking to expand the Water senior management team and appoint an Associate / Associate Director to join our flourishing Water Engineering team in Manchester.

Within this role, you will work closely with the Director to ensure the highest standards of design and client service is achieved within the discipline, with the key objectives being improving productivity, efficiency, standardisation and consistency in our deliverables.

You will be responsible for the delivery of Framework outputs, specific projects and co-ordination of those project resources, the production of fee proposals relating to the project and subsequent commercial delivery.

You will assist with achieving the discipline business plan targets through sustainable development of new and existing business relationships, supporting Directors, and managing their teams.


Do you want to put your wealth of experience into practice with a collaborative team of like-minded professionals? Apply now.

Find out what it is like to work at Pick Everard here: Life at PickEverard – Pick Everard

About You

Our ideal Associate / Associate Director Civil Engineer must have:

  • A relevant degree with significant and appropriate skills and design experience in the UK Regulated Water Sector
  • A professional qualification (Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council).
  • The ability to generate a team environment, ensuring that the support and backing is present to enable team members to collaborate and operate with confidence in the delivery of projects
  • Experience of successfully managing many complex clients/customers and large teams of staff
  • Developed clarity and confidence in communication, writing, on screen and in person

It would be nice for you to have:

  • Be a member of a relevant professional body, e.g., ICE, CIWEM, IHT etc
  • An excellent self-motivated, friendly, efficient, and enthusiastic attitude
  • Developed leadership, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
  • The ability to multitask and working to tight deadlines
  • The ability to provide QA governance ensuring a consistent standard is delivered
  • The ability to provide advice on work related liability / potential risk issues.
  • Commitment to regular Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Good Microsoft and other software skills essential

About Us

Our nationwide multidisciplinary team of 650+ work collaboratively to deliver outstanding places and spaces that create lasting value for local communities. Through our remarkable history we have established the sound principles of success, and we have the vision and ambition to be even better.

We’re committed to creating sustainable communities where everyone feels safe, cared for and valued. We achieve that by encouraging a diverse, welcoming workplace for our people, clients and colleagues.

We care about our people and improving our society and that means supporting your ambitions and interests at every level. We will provide you with an inspiring environment in which you will be able to drive real progress and impact in your career. 

What we offer

Providing a balanced, enjoyable career is important to us, and we work hard to make sure everyone feels a valued part of our organisation. You will receive an attractive salary, and amongst other benefits you can also expect:

  • Agile working
  • 26 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + option to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
  • Private healthcare, life assurance and healthcare cash plan
  • Professional subscriptions  
  • Wellbeing support and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Stakeholder pension

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.

We are committed to building and nurturing great relationships with our agency partners. However, this role is being recruited for directly and therefore we are not seeking support at this time. Any unsolicited CV Introductions will not be accepted.

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