EOI Director

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Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: London, London, GB

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 86668 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: London, London, United Kingdom 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!


Director of Urban Solutions Hatch London

The Opportunity

Hatch Urban Solutions are expanding our senior leadership team. There is an important opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated and entrepreneurial economic development Director to further strengthen our economic development business, lead high profile projects and support the development of our UK team.

This is a significant opportunity is for someone with ambition and a track record of winning and delivering consultancy projects in the UK.

About Hatch

Hatch is an employee-owned, multidisciplinary professional services firm, established for over 60 years, that delivers a comprehensive array of technical and strategic services. Our global network of 9,000 professionals work on the world’s toughest challenges. Our experience spans over 150 countries around the world in the metals, energy, infrastructure, digital, and investments market sectors.

The global Urban Solutions team brings together experts in planning/masterplanning, urban design, economic development, transport, engineering, infrastructure, and development strategy to inspire positive change in cities and communities across the world.

The Role & Person Spec

  • Director, or similar level experience in economic development consultancy
  • Possess clear leadership skills and capabilities to enhance the existing UK Senior Leadership Team
  • Proven work winner with strong commercial skills to generate new business
  • Experience of managing multi-disciplinary projects and teams
  • Experience in managing project and team commercial performance in a consultancy environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills in complex and changing environments

In addition, candidates should have extensive experience in winning and delivering consultancy projects in two or more of the following core areas:

  • economic strategy
  • case making and appraisal
  • impact assessment
  • evaluation
  • land & property
  • social value
  • town center plans
  • economic support for masterplanning
  • other key policy areas including digital, innovation and net zero


  • Manage a portfolio of projects in line with client expectation and in compliance with the Hatch standards and systems
  • Take a lead role in the development of proposals and deliverables.
  • Contribute to growing the business and achieving business development targets through client relationships and project pursuits
  • Support the bid development processes by managing technical proposals and providing written technical inputs as necessary.
  • Engage with the global Urban Solutions team to contribute to strategic planning of short and long-term business direction;
  • Work closely with other managers on all ongoing projects and staffing;
  • Provide quality assurance of ongoing projects, reports, bid submissions and products;


Why join us?

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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