RSK Group plc

  • Technical Associate Director – UK Wide

    Contract Type
    £competitive salary
  • Overview

    The RSK Group is one of the UK’s largest and most dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy, servicing a wide range of clients in the oil, gas, property and manufacturing sectors.  We have offices across Britain, Ireland, Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference.


    The company now has exciting opportunities for a Technical Associate Director Acoustician to join the team to assist the continued growth of this part of the RSK Group portfolio of services.  The team are currently working on a number of exciting projects and providing support to the rail and renewable sector, power and energy, and mixed use developments.


    RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. 


    We are growing fast, providing excellent opportunities for advancement and growth for the right individuals. 


    Technical Associate Director – National


    The Role


    RSK is looking to recruit an experienced acoustician who will work alongside the existing Director to drive the technical side of the business.  The role would be suitable for a Principal looking to step up to an Associate Director Role or a current experienced professional.  The individual will focus on becoming the technical lead in the RSK team, and responsible for developing the technical capability in the existing team (including preparing and delivering internal CPD material) , undertaking project reviews, leading on contentions or nationally significant projects, high level business development and supporting the Director with recruitment.  The role will suit a candidate with some DCO or Public Inquiry experience. 


    You will work with an established team on a wide range of projects involving travel around the UK and potentially overseas.  The candidate will also be expected to travel amongst the RSK Offices where the team are based on a weekly basis.   As such a full driving licence is essential.


    Desired Skills


    You will be enthusiastic and pro-active, willing to take part in a variety of projects and areas of work, and keen to nurture and develop junior members of the team in a supportive multi-disciplinary practice.  You will also need to be:


    • Proven technical experience across a wide field of acoustic issues (although more focused on Environmental Acoustics)
    • Track record of medium and large scale project management
    • Track record of business development (including client meetings, presentations and input in to PQQ, EOI and large scale tender management.
    • Experience of Public Inquiry
    • Comfortable with using Excel to undertake data processing tasks
    • Experience with vibration and assessment monitoring would be beneficial
    • Computer modelling experience (preferably with CadnaA, CATT or SoundPlan)


    Person specification


    • 12+ years of experience
    • MIOA essential
    • Confident, pro-active and passionate about the field of acoustics
    • Degree in Acoustics or related subject
    • Good IT and organisation skills are essential
    • Ability to communicate with peers, colleagues, clients and general public.


    Salary and benefits:


    • £competitive salary
    • Contributory Pension Scheme
    • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
    • Regular training and career development


    All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying. 


    For more information please call Kate Pine, HR Advisor on 01928 728156 or email


    RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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