Civil Engineering Manager

Civil Engineering Manager.

Civil Engineering Manager






Are you looking to take on the role of a Civil Engineering Manager?

Do you have experience with the management of civil infrastructures specifically in the maritime sector?

Read below to find out more about this fantastic mission!



  • Effective terminal infrastructure management encompassing a thorough evaluation of existing conditions and maintenance plans, resulting in well-founded budget recommendations.
  • Expanding terminal facilities involving multifaceted tasks such as conducting comprehensive feasibility studies, estimating project costs, and strategically managing the procurement process.
  • The development of brand-new terminals parallels the processes of expanding existing ones, with an intensified emphasis on environmental considerations, intricate engineering evaluations, and meticulous procurement planning to align with subsequent expenditure.
  • Terminal acquisition demanding meticulous due diligence assessments, encompassing a comprehensive review of the current state of infrastructure, allocation of budgets for maintenance, and diligent estimation of costs for potential improvements or expansions.
  • Vigilant monitoring is the linchpin of project success, ensuring that key aspects like quality, costs, and safety are diligently upheld to meet project goals.


Profile Required:

  • Master's degree in civil engineering.
  • Experience in the design and construction of port infrastructure.
  • Brings over 10 years of expertise in managing international construction projects, having worked as a design engineer or project construction manager in various capacities, including contractor organisations, engineering consultancies, and operator/concessionaire roles within the maritime infrastructure sector.
  • Demonstrates a strong focus on foundation works, heavy-duty pavement construction, quay walls, dredging, and other marine infrastructure projects.
  • Possesses knowledge of Health and Safety practices (HSE) and a deep understanding of best practices related to construction site safety, particularly within port facility projects.
  • Proficient in Building Information Management (BIM) and its effective application throughout different project phases.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • Skilled at conveying engineering concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experienced in establishing and maintaining relationships with suppliers, subcontractors, and other project stakeholders.


Challenges you will face:

  • Developing a comprehensive grasp of the engineering intricacies within a terminal portfolio.
  • Demonstrating flexibility to align with changing business needs, enabling the concurrent management of multiple projects and ensuring a sharp focus on details when necessary.
  • Successfully delivering results within a predominantly collaborative environment, which may occasionally present challenges in attaining optimal engineering solutions.


This is an incredible opportunity for a Civil Engineering Manager - I am urgently looking for candidates, get in touch as CV's will be immediately reviewed!


Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

James Stares


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