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Head of London acoustics
at BDP

BDP has an opportunity for a head of London acoustics to join its team in London.

BDP has acoustic groups based in award-winning Manchester and London studios which provide leading-edge service to their own client base, as well as supporting BDP studios across the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, UAE, India and China.

We are seeking a head of London acoustics who will be central to shaping the future of the acoustics profession in the London studio, driving new business and developing client relationships through a wide range of successful and profitable design projects.

As the most senior acoustic consultant at the BDP London studio, the head of London acoustics will lead a growing team of acoustics consultants and provide exemplary technical advice and expertise across all acoustic fields, particularly building and architectural acoustics. Developing key stakeholder relationships, externally to develop and raise our profile and internally to facilitate collaboration and ensure quality of delivery, will be key to the success of this role.

Working with the leadership of the London and Manchester groups, this role will contribute to strategic development planning for recruitment, resourcing, development and thought leadership.

The head of London acoustics will act as the acoustics project leader on an extensive portfolio of building projects across all construction sectors.

Providing support to, and working with, the professional head in maintaining the ‘one team’ ethos and aligning the London and Manchester studios to deliver growth, financial performance, technical direction and outstanding work will be key success factors in this role.

About you

  • degree qualified in a relevant discipline
  • full member of the Institute of Acoustics
  • proven track record of technical expertise and delivering successful design projects
  • possess excellent communication skills and capable of transmitting your passion for acoustic design to clients, other professions and the team
  • in-depth knowledge of the construction industry including how to successfully cost bids and win work
  • passionate and motivated acoustics professional, comfortable in providing exceptional acoustic technical expertise within a multi-disciplinary environment
  • dynamic professional, able to motivate a team, drive new business and maintain an exemplary client focus

About us

BDP is a major international interdisciplinary practice of engineers, architects and designers working together to create outstanding ‘places for people’. Founded in Preston in the UK in 1961, we now have studios across the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Canada, the MENA region, India and China. BDP has a leading track record in all major sectors and has over 1000 awards for design quality.

Our studios are vibrant. We offer thought leadership and inspirational solutions, and we use our engineering ideas to shape design rather than simply implement solutions. We aspire to deliver projects with maximum value for our clients and minimum impact on the planet.

BDP offers

BDP offers a great opportunity for your personal development with exposure to the full range of our skills and expertise, as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, contribution towards professional subscriptions, a stimulating working environment and excellent prospects for career advancement.

To apply

To apply for a role please click on the apply link here. You will then need to complete the online application form, please ensure that you attach an up-to-date CV with a cover letter (less than 400 words) that outlines your experience with the above job description. Please include an indication of your salary expectations and notice period in your cover letter. No agency or third party applications will be accepted.

BDP is actively fostering an inclusive organisation where people can be themselves and everyone has a sense of belonging. We want our teams to be diverse at every level, reflecting the communities we design for. As designers, we will create spaces for all that promote equity, wellbeing and participation within the built environment. We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different skills, and professional and life experiences, to join us and help us to achieve our aspirations.

We also welcome applications from candidates who wish to work flexibly.

Salary: Undisclosed
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