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Our client is one of the top Consultancy organisations in the world, operating on a global basis.  They are currently undergoing a major expansion in the Capital Projects and  Infrastructure Advisory space, and are seeking a Senior Manager to join their growing team.

For this senior role, the right candidate must have significant advisory experience, as well as a sound education, and grounding in a relevant technical discipline.  You must be able to build relationships with your peers and internal clients, as well as with external clients, with whom you will be able to develop and foster new business opportunities.

The main focus of this role is to provide advisory services for the team which focuses on infrastructure and construction, and hence you will need to have a solid background in this area to draw on.  As well as working directly for existing clients, you will be involved in the drawing up of bids and proposals, and must be able to develop new business under your own initiative.

Good communication skills are essential.  You will need to communicate both upwardly to Partners and Directors, as well as providing guidance, and acting as a mentor to your staff to ensure their best performance.


  • Lead and participate in client engagements as required
  • Manage the financial aspects of client engagements.
  • Assist with business development opportunities
  • Communicate well and build relationships with the rest of the advisory team
  • Develop and mentor staff as required, and conduct performance reviews


  • Minimum of 3 years consulting experience and 8 years technical experience
  • Experience within a high quality management consulting organisation
  • Business Development experience.
  • A strong academic record in a built environment discipline, such as  BSc in Building Management or Building Science, BEng, BSc Quantity Surveying, or an MSc in a specific construction or engineering field
  • Post graduate qualification in Project Management or MBA preferred
  • Project Management qualification , eg PMP or MAPM, and PRINCE2 or MSP
  • Professional membership, such as PrEng or equivalent

Sound experience in one or more of the following sectors:

  • Mining & Metals
  • Transport
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Private sector construction & engineering

Role Description:

The successful candidates will be part of the Asset Management and Life Assurance Audit team with responsiblities for the management of a (closed book) Life Insurer. This role will give a high level of autonomy and will involve audit execution, day to day management of the audit work, liaison with key client staff and the management of the reporting process. You will report to an Audit Director.

You will also have the opportunity to advise on supporting significant Solvency II projects and helping to develop more junior staff. You will also have the opportunity to audit other areas of the group including Asset Management, Treasury and Reinsurance.
Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the Life Assurance Audits and assisting with other financial services audits
  • Development and coaching of junior members of staff
  • Completion of audits within agreed time-scales
  • Budgeting
  • Travel to UK offices in Birmingham, Hertfordshire, Milton Keynes and London for 20-30% of your time.


  • Recently qualified ACAs or ACCA’s from an Audit or Transaction Advisory Services Group. Preference will be given to those with Client Secondment / Audit / Advisory or Internal Audit experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years PQE in a financial services (retail or wholesale) environment is essential – ie Life Assurance, General Insurance, Asset Management or Banking.
  • Impressive analytical capabilities
  • Highly motivated and committed
  • Positive and ambitious attitude
  • Up to date on current economic and market trends
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships
  • Highly proficient in written and oral communication
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team