Keller Group plc is the world’s largest independent geotechnical engineering contractor, with over 12,000 staff worldwide and offices in around 40 countries.

Today, with sales above €2 billion, Keller is the number one player in North America; it has leading positions in Europe, is the leader in Australia and has a growing presence in the Far East and emerging markets.

In Scandinavia, Keller currently operates in Norway and Sweden (trading as Keller Gründlaggning) and in Finland through a joint venture known as KFS (Keller Fin Seula).

The Keller Group was founded 1860 and was noted at the London stock exchange market 1993.

Keller Skandinavia was started in Sweden year 2006 and the headquarter/workshop/warehouse is located to Lindome outside Gothenburg.

Design & Estimation Manager

Design & Estimation Manager

Purpose of the role
Lead and develop Keller Grundläggnings technical capacity to ensure that the company complies competitive and innovative design proposals at conceptual tender and contract award stages across the range of solutions offered by the company.

Key Responsibilities
- Managing the design checking and risk management processes for Sweden and Norway.
- Ensure that the external design resources are properly managed and controlled.
- Identify opportunities for innovation and research and maintain highest technical standards for our products and solutions.
- Be a key contact for winning workForge relations with customers and consulting engineers and other influencers.
- Leading a group of 3 designers and 2 estimation engineers.
- Maintain links with selected universities and clients.
- Promote and technically overseas joint selling across all Keller UK divisions.
- Encourage professional development within the engineering and estimation team and coach the team to produce optimum solutions.
- Undertake continuos professional development.
- Maintain a risk based approach to tendering and contracting and periodically review software for effectiveness and commonality across Keller Grundläggning.
- Reporting straight to MD in Keller Grundläggning.

Experience, skills and qualifications needed
-Three to five years minimum experience in geotechnical design and estimation improvement, pilling, retaining wall design and slope stability analysis.
- Experience of leadership in leading 2-4 persons minimum.
- An instinctively analytical and problem solving approach.
- Good knowledge of current codes of practice relating to geotechnical and pile disign.
- A strong desire to develop sound technical knowledge of a range of geotechnical products and solutions.
- Expert in estimation and offering geotechnical works.
- A chartered Member of the ICE is desirable.
- Keller welcomes interest from candidates who will add to the Group’s diversity.
- Good Swedish as well as English is a must, both written and verbal.

Personal attributes
- Enthusiasm to lead engineering development, strong influencing skills with the ability to mativate and negotiate.
- Applied thinker, able to think problem through from a fresh point of view, comfortable with complexity and explaining their thinking to others.
- Flexible in being able to undertake different tasks.
- Be self-motivating, enthusiastic and positive.
- Good interpersonal skills for communication at all levels.
- Change agent, a passion for ideas, like to experiment and engage in skill building.
- Drive, able to get result from tough conditions, inspire others to perform beyond expectations and exhibit the sort of presence that builds confidence in others.
- Values integrity, teamwork, excellence and respect in others.
- Be able to deal with a wide variety of people, whilst determined to get things implemented.

Civil engineering education prferably with a M Sc in geology or similar.

Gothenburg area.

If this sounds interesting so get in touch with Glenn Basth Nilsson at Connect Search phone +46 70 517 61 81. You can send you application directly to our homepage by pressing the button to the left.