Director of Infrastructure – Rail, Airports, Transport and Stations (Manchester)

  • Permanent
  • Manchester
  • Applications have closed.

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Join a prestigious firm in Manchester as the Director of Infrastructure for rail, airports, transport, and stations. Lead a team, work on major projects like HS2, and enjoy competitive salary and benefits.

Director of Infrastructure – Rail, Airports, Transport and Stations (Manchester)


Salary Guide: 70,000 – £110,000


We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Director of Infrastructure to join our prestigious and established firm in Manchester. As a key member of our team, you will play a crucial role in leading a team of 12 architects and contributing to the growth and development of our business. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a renowned company with a global presence, working on major projects including HS2. With a competitive salary range of £70,000 to £110,000, along with exceptional benefits and a supportive work environment, this role is perfect for an Associate Director ready to take the next step in their career

Key responsibilties:

  • Provide strong leadership and guidance to a team of 12 architects, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.
  • Contribute to the growth and development of the business, actively engaging in business development activities and identifying new opportunities.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and clients to deliver outstanding infrastructure projects within the rail, airports, transport, and stations sectors.
  • Work closely with the London office, which comprises 250 staff, to ensure effective coordination and seamless project delivery.
  • Maintain a healthy work-life balance, with the option to work from the office two days a week and three days remotely.
  • Take advantage of the unique opportunity to work on high-profile projects such as HS2 and major initiatives in the UK and around the world.
  • Enjoy attractive benefits including a sign-on bonus of 10% of your salary, exceptional pension scheme, excellent team dynamics, and a supportive and inclusive work

Key responsibilties:

  • Proven leadership experience, preferably in a similar role, with a track record of successfully managing and inspiring teams.
  • Strong business development skills, with the ability to identify and secure new opportunities for the company.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure projects within the rail, airports, transport, and stations sectors is highly desirable.
  • Adept at balancing multiple priorities and delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with clients, stakeholders, and colleagues.
  • Proficiency in Revit software is advantageous but not mandatory.
  • Experience working in an established firm and adapting to the company’s culture and processes.
  • An ambitious mindset, demonstrating the drive and determination to excel in a competitive industry.

Unique firm features:

  • Outstanding pension scheme, ensuring financial security for your future.
  • Childcare support to assist working parents.
  • Relocation package for those moving to Manchester.
  • Close proximity to some of the best schools in Manchester, ideal for families.
  • Sign-on bonus of 10% of your salary to welcome you to the team.
  • Possibility of shares in the future, enabling you to be a part of the company’s growth.
  • Generous holiday allowance of 32 days per year, promoting work-life balance.

One last thing…

If you fit the criteria of all skills, characteristics, and software knowledge, for this exciting Director of Infrastructure post; please apply below and attach your CV and a portfolio with detailed samples of work related to this role. In addition, if you have a friend or colleague who you know is looking for a similar role; refer them over to us and take great advantage of our referral scheme as mentioned below.

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