Technical Consultant

Technical Consultant

Job Title: Technical Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17367_1632476986
Contact Name: Kathrine Gorman
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 24, 2021 10:49

Job Description

Technical Consultant

My client is looking for a Technical Consultant to take up the vital role in shaping some of my clients exciting projects. Your future clients will require support to produce communications plans, policies, processes, service levels and work instructions covering a range of technical areas such as information technology, security, safety, cyber security, enterprise systems and business infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities

- Working with clients to figure out where we can help.
- Identify and engage with appropriate stakeholders to assess requirements and produce new research and thought-provoking material.
- Review, update and write technical policy, communications plans, processes, service levels and work instructions.
- Influence stakeholders to introduce appropriate best practice.
- Overseeing or undertaking user research, data analysis and horizon scanning.
- Collaborating across Atkins to gather thought leadership for integration into client facing work and white papers.
- Working with markets and bid teams to shape tender responses and produce high quality content and documentation.
- Developing your own knowledge and understanding of consulting skills and client markets, whilst supporting the development of others in the team around you.


- Articulate with a passion for supporting and driving digital change.
- Persuasive and politically astute; able to collaborate with and positively influence stakeholders.
- Strategic enterprise and business awareness; able to identify a client's strategic intent and create enabling products.
- Analytical ability to collate, structure and organise data to draw key insights.
- Technical, Service or business analysis, technical research, legislation and standards research.
- Stakeholder and relationship management (including facilitation of workshops /discussions).
- Editing and proofreading documentation.
- Planning and research; drawing on academia, public and private sector best practice, legislative standards, and futures thought leadership studies.

Proven technical acumen in some of the relevant subject matter areas:
- Information Technology
- Safety
- Security
- Cyber
- Systems Infrastructure
- Business enterprise
- Commercial
- Financial
- Legal
- Familiarity with key frameworks or standards related to subject matter area (i.e. NIST & ISO 27001 applicable to cyber security, JSP 440 & JSP 601 applicable to Defence, ISO 9000 applicable to quality management systems).

Relevant Technical Qualifications

- Experience in a technical assurance or quality assurance.
- Experience in research establishments.
- Think tank experience.
- Thought leadership.
- Publications editing.


Position - Technical Consultant - Permanent
Location - Multiple offices across the UK and will be allocated to closest office (flexible working)
Salary - 55k - 65k

Key Words: Technical Consultant, Technical Assurance, Quality Assurance, Think Tank, Research establishments, NIST & ISO, 27001 applicable to cyber security, JSP 440 & JSP 601 applicable to Defence, ISO 9000 applicable to quality management systems.

Apply for this role if you would like to work for an organisation understands that different people have different priorities, which is why they are here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of my client's culture. So, talk to them about what's ideal for you, from reduced weeks to buying more leave over the school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask them how they can help you transition back into work.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Permanent Role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.