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Associate Principal (Mechanical) Oxford Area


(Harwell, Oxford)

Are You Ready? Willing? Able?


Are you motivated and creative?

Do you have a deep passion for innovation, sustainable design and environmental responsibility?

Do you enjoy getting great results from challenging opportunities?

Do you have a high degree of integrity, professional ethics, respect and responsibility?

Are you a resourceful person with a positive attitude?

Will you bring energy and enthusiasm to the office?

Are you prepared to learn and grow with us?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Part of the Integral Group, Elementa Consulting's Oxford office is seeking a mechanically biased Associate Principal to join their management team.  You will already be a chartered engineer or working towards your CEng with a minimum of 10 years experience.

Technical Ability & Qualifications

Has direct responsibility for ensuring that design and technical excellence is valued and integrated into all projects under his/her influence.

Provides a stimulating and optimal work environment that promotes creative, high calibre design and technical solutions.

Motivates project teams toward high performance.

Holds a managerial position or manages a particular area of expertise that affects an office or market sector’s ability to execute its services on behalf of the firm.


Assumes fiduciary responsibility for a segment of the practice: negotiates fees, executes contracts and leads teams to meet the business objectives of the practice.

Reviews firm financials on a monthly basis and seeks opportunities to improve or exceed future results.Is accountable for achieving profit for the firm.

Directs the productivity and financial performance of a team.

Participates in strategic planning initiatives and provides valuable input to Principals to affect positive change.


Actively promotes the firm and its design and technical excellence by example and by vocal support of the firm, its projects and people.

Mentors and helps others to develop marketing skills.

Consistently meets client satisfaction goals.

Plays role in development of new clients and maintains relationships with long-term clients.

Leadership & Personal Qualities

Practices collaboration via exchange of professional practices, ideas, and methods on a firm-wide basis.     

Ensures clients benefit from the universal expertise of the firm-at-large. Manages large, complex or multiple projects and consistently demonstrates leadership with teams and clients.

Mentors others in support of the shared values of the firm.

Is recognised as a leader who helps unite individuals to create a successful harmonious practice.


Minimum of ten + years post graduation experience

Minimum HNC/HND Qualified

Educated to degree standard

Effective team member

Technically competent

Construction process aware

Good communicator


You are results oriented, enjoy challenging opportunities, have a positive attitude, are resourceful; and have a high degree of integrity, professional ethics, respect and sense of responsibility. Elementa Consulting, as part of the Integral Group, is a dynamic, forward-thinking company with a great team environment and welcomes applications from like-minded individuals.

If you believe you have the above-mentioned qualifications and experience, we want to hear from you! Qualified and interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter.


Trust. Nurture. Inspire. We are agents of change.

Our vision is to be the leading global deep green engineering practice.

We believe that net zero energy buildings and living buildings need to become the norm within a generation.

Our passion for sustainable design runs deep.

Since inception, our firm has attracted talented engineers from around the world.

For us, sustainability is second nature and our design approach continues to be a reflection of our commitment to creating a better future for generations to come.

Our team’s experience and training put them at the forefront of sustainable design practices and technologies. We are focused on making a difference in the world – and being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive remuneration package with a salary range of between £55,000 and £65,000 per annum, as well as excellent benefits, training, development, and an upbeat work environment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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