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Associate Director

Role overview

As an Associate Director your established experience in both fire engineering and team leadership will ensure successful management of larger projects and a team of Engineers. Your expertise and credibility will feed into the strategic direction of Tenos.

Reporting to:

  • Director

Responsible for:

  • Self, Mentee and Team Management

Mentored by:

  • Director

Liaises with:

  • External: Clients and client design team, enforcing authorities
  • Internal: People and Planning Manager, directors, managers and technical colleagues

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Professional registration with Engineering Council through the IFE (or with another Professional Engineering Institution) as a Chartered Engineer
  • Completed and passed Expert Witness qualification
  • Recognised as a credible fire expert within the industry
  • Able to forge new client relationships
  • Able to manage and lead a team of Engineers

Key Responsibilities

  • Team performance management
  • Keep self and team up to date with industry findings, emerging regulation
  • Participates in the strategic development of the Tenos through internal leadership activities and external business development
  • Attract new clients to Tenos
  • CPD
  • Manage time responsibly
  • Adapt and be flexible to the needs of the business
  • Ensure your own well-being
  • Comply with the IFEs Code of Professional Conduct
  • Work within Tenos quality control standards and procedures

Tenos Competencies

Technical Development and Implementation

  • Recognised as an industry expert outside of the business
  • Works with others to develop their technical skills
  • Writes articles for trade and technical publications

Commercial Development and Implementation

  • Sees the big picture and communicates this to their team relating to Tenos strategic vision
  • Takes difficult decisions and owns them
  • Stays informed of profit/cash flow for own area of responsibility
  • Feeds information to the Board for strategic decisions
  • Makes recommendations to the Board on operational business plan

Team Development and Implementation

  • Takes responsibility for team performance
  • Conducts efficient and regular meetings with individuals and team
  • Shares credit with their team
  • Shares good and bad news honestly and positively
  • Ensures people have the investment and resources to carry out their projects
  • Deals with people issues consistently and fairly
  • Carries out people performance reviews in a timely manner, utilising feedback from colleagues
  • Embraces change and encourages others to do so too
  • Chairs meetings effectively, ensuring everyone has input
  • Encourages cross team communications
  • Motivates and enthuses those around them
  • Promotes a positive attitude towards clients

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Associate Director

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