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Regional head of Geotechnical Engineering - Scandinavia

My client is one of the world's premier engineering consulting companies responsible for some of the world's largest, most iconic and complex projects. They are the go to client for Global projects that require the greatest technical and managerial expertise to bring projects from conception to fruition, including design, build, management and financing.

My client already has a successful presence in Scandinavia working on major infrastructure and environmental projects.

Due to the significant business growth they have decided that they wish to set up a dedicated Geotechnical function in their existing office. This will be a regional team, responsible for all Scandinavia projects initially. In the longer run, they expect the person to set up and establish other teams across the region, which they will be the regional Director of. Currently Scandinavian Geotech is outsourced to other European offices.

The Scandinavian team will receive substantial technical and other support from its other European offices to ensure they can offer the greatest technical knowledge to their clients. Vica Versa the Scandinavian team - when it is up and running, will very much be key in supporting major projects in other parts of Europe and Globally from time to time.

The purpose of this is to cement, deepen and build on existing client relationships and to develop new relationships. In addition to nurture to the best local talent.

The ideal person will have extensive experience working in Scandinavia and be fluent in Swedish/Danish/Norwegian. You will be a well rounded individual who possess multiple skills; technical, managerial and business.

You will be working in a multidisciplinary office and will be building excellent relations internally and working as a team to deliver existing business and identify and successfully pursue new business.

This role would suit an experienced Geotechnical engineer with approx. 15+ years' experience who is seeking a big challenge but with one of the world's best consulting firms, where you will have access to the best resources, whilst at the same time, wishing to work in an environment where you have a blank sheet with a huge opportunity for growth and to make your own mark.