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Associate Director (Acoustics)

Salary £58,000+
Location Scotland, UK
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

RSK Acoustics looking for a high calibre Associate Director to join their team in either Glasgow or Edinburgh, with flexible and hybrid working also considered.. This is a full time, permanent opportunity and is due to the significant growth in the Scottish region. 

RSK Acoustics is part of the wider RSK group, but has established itself as a highly successful acoustic consultancy in its own right. The team is involved in a diverse range of projects in the UK and overseas, covering all areas of acoustics. We have established a reputation for excellence amongst our wide private and public sector client base. The team has a strong pipeline of work across a number of renewable energy schemes, traditional power generation (oil and gas), education, R&D, energy transmission and transportation schemes across Scotland. The candidate would also support the wider acoustics team with other projects throughout the UK, continental Europe, East Africa, Middle East and Asia.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing Directors with additional team managerial support in financial, technical and resourcing matters
  • Representing the company in planning and licensing hearings, providing technical witness guidance at an advanced level
  • Preparation and review of technical tender documents will also form a big part of the role, along with liaison with new and existing clients
  • Supporting the team to achieve financial KPIs (utilisation and supporting budget management) and support them on more advanced or problematic projects.
  • Preparation of evidence for Public Inquiries and where required delivering the evidence on behalf of the team
  • Experience of peer review of technical documentation (models, reports and tenders)
  • Experience of mentoring more junior members of staff in both consulting and technical fields;
  • The ability to investigate specific problems and troubleshoot issues requiring adaptation of knowledge and technique.

Person Specification

  • Desirable IOA Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control or degree/post-graduate degree with equivalent level of acoustic content
  • Relevant years’ experience in acoustic consultancy (Consultant)
  • MIOA status or equivalent international membership
  • High level experienced with a recognised Noise Modelling Package (i.e. SoundPlan, CadnaA, IMMI, CATT, Odeon or equivalent); and be able to quickly adapt to using other bespoke software packages
  • Experience of mentoring more junior members of staff in both consulting and technical fields
  • Good Experience in both Environmental and Architectural Acoustics
  • A valid UK or international driving licence is essential for this position 

Salary and Benefits

  • £58,000+ salary
  • Life assurance
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership

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RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer 

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RSK will not accept unsolicited CVs from agencies other than RSK PSL or Secondary agencies.

Did you hear that? We are looking for skilled, motivated professionals to join our dynamic team. Whether you’re a graduate starting your career or an experienced consultant ready for a fresh challenge, we are offering exciting and rewarding opportunities to help shape the built environment and implement thoughtful acoustic design. 

We are a leading acoustics consultancy, helping to design, assess and manage noise and vibrations in built environments. The business offers practical and cost-effective solutions, underpinned by high standards and rigorous technical analysis. A career at RSK Acoustics provides opportunities to work on a challenging and diverse range of projects in the UK and internationally. Some notable projects include Liverpool John Lennon Airport (UK), the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (Tanzania and Uganda), and Oxford Castle (UK). 

RSK Acoustics is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” 

RSK operates as a group of synergistic businesses with a growth strategy centred on diversification to build a resilient business that can withstand external pressures while also bringing more value to clients and opportunities to employees. 

Life Assurance

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Cycle to Work Scheme

Discounted Gym Membership

Mental Health Support

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