Technical Associate Director - Rail / Light Rail

United Kingdom-Birmingham  
 Salary:  Based on Experience
Job start: 06/05/2019


Job Summary

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

About the role:

This is a commercial role with a key focus on the delivery of commercial services. It is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to progress their career to the next level. Ideally you will have either Rail /Light Rail experience or from an allied Infrastructure sector. You will be reporting to a Director within the Turner and Townsend team working closely with other Project team members providing a range of commercial services to our client.

Job Objectives

As a Technical Associate Director you will be responsible for the delivery of a number of defined roles within our major commissions from understanding the Client’s brief through to the delivery of commercial services to a successful conclusion. Your remit will include delivering to client briefs, building strong client relationships and assisting in identifying future opportunities in order to continue to develop the client account. 


Experience of working in a consultancy environment

Pre & post contract services experience

Knowledge of the infrastructure industry

MRICS (or progressing through APC)

Proven team management skills and experience

Proven track record of building strong client relationships

Excellent Communicator and interpersonal skills

A client focussed position requiring gravitas as dealing with Senior Stakeholders.

Skills Required


Effective delivery of both pre & post contract commercial services in a client facing role

Management of resources & delivery of commission activities.

Play a role building strategic relationships within client organisations.

Set and maintain standards on commissions ensuring the delivery of a quality service at all times whilst supporting a culture of continuous improvement

To develop knowledge across our service offering and actively seek business development opportunities in line with sector strategies.

To deliver commissions in conjunction with other Associate Directors from appointment through to delivery in line with our processes, policies and standards.

Support the preparation of fee submissions and proposals

Provide leadership and expertise to team members.


Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please find out more about us at www.turnerandtownsend.com.


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