Associate Director – Edinburgh

About Pell Frischmann:

Pell Frischmann is an international multi-disciplinary consultancy with over 90 years of experience in the built environment. We are a unique business whose purpose is to generate sustainable funds to deal with the environmental and social commitments resulting from the closing of Germany’s hard-coal mining industry; so our work directly contributes to environmental protection and preservation for the future.

Our expertise and capabilities cover: Aviation, Buildings, Civil Structures, Highways & Transportation, Land Development, Rail, and Water & Environment.

“Excellence Through Innovation” permeates our company culture. We believe that quality engineering goes beyond simply achieving codified compliance, and we passionately pursue solutions that deliver better results for end-users via unconventional methods.


Main Purpose of the Job

We are looking for an experienced Associate or Associate Director to help build a new highways design team in Scotland.  The successful candidate must have good knowledge of the Scottish market, good commercial awareness, excellent interpersonal skills and first-class business development abilities.

The role will require experience gained from working on all types of highways schemes from feasibility through to implementation.  A key focus will be the development, leadership and delivery of the sector business plan.

Reporting to the Divisional Director for Scotland, the role holder will be responsible for working for this area of the business as well as reviewing projects with a national remit.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Provide technical input into major / minor highway and infrastructure schemes.
  • Help develop a highways design team in Scotland
  • Management responsibility for Highways and Infrastructure projects.
  • Business development, including the preparation of tenders and client liaison to develop new work winning opportunities
  • Project management and delivery
  • Attend Client and client team meetings as required
  • Able to prepare technical reports and detailed exercises to support developments from initial site appraisal to detailed planning applications/technical approvals
  • Provide support and guidance to the team and provide support to the planning team
  • Supervise site based projects as required.
  • Supervise and delegate to subordinates and others as required.
  • Coordinate and liaise input from other PF offices
  • Maintain a good understanding of all relevant standards, Codes of Practice, Health & Safety Legislation and current relevant design methods.
  • Comply with all Company Procedures and Work Instructions
  • Check/approve work, able to confidently discuss schemes in detail.
  • Supervise technical work of other staff as required.
  • Assist in monitoring, planning and forecasting utilisation of team members.


Why Pell Frischmann?

Not only are we one of the UK’s leading engineering consultancies, we also understand a career isn’t just a job. We are part of the Disability confident scheme and ensure we are able to provide equal opportunities for all. You will not be Pigeon-holed with us and you will have a bespoke career path to achieve development through Chartership and beyond!

If that and a competitive salary isn’t enough, we also offer other excellent benefits you can find on the link below!

Pell Frischmann Employee Benefits

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