Whether our client is a major waste company looking to build an energy from waste plant or a train operator that has just won a major contract to build an important rail link, we understand the importance of providing experienced professionals across all aspects of the Civil Engineering and Built Environment life-cycle.

Dixon Walter have extensive success at HMRC in the UK and in particular their Build for The future programmme, and have delivered many of the lead project and construction Directors in this business area. This has included delivery to roles in London, Salford, Nottingham and the North East.

Recent Construction Recruitment & Executive Search Assignments Include:
  • Construction Director – Civil Engineering
  • Regional Finance Director – PFI/PPP Contracts
  • Project Manager – Construction Contractor
  • Senior Management Accountant – ‘Special Projects’ Construction
  • Senior Architectural Designer – Civil Engineering
  • Group Financial Analyst – National Construction Contractor
  • Engineering Manager – Offshore Renewable Developer
  • Project Accountant – Leading Construction Contractor

Social Infrastructure

Investment into social infrastructure creates healthy communities and is fundamental to economic growth

Social infrastructure is at the heart of Government plans for Housing and Infrastructure. Investment into this area creates healthy communities and is fundamental to economic growth. Whether it be creating new social infrastructure in a developing country or upgrading existing infrastructure, we have recruited predominately at CEO level for many of the leading Social Housing Associations in Scotland, and are recognised as Senior Executive Search professionals in this field.

Our recruitment and executive search experience in the social infrastructure sector has delivered exceptional industry professionals to a broad and diverse client base.

Recent Assignments Include:
  • SPV Director – Social Infrastructure Sponsor
  • Director – Corporate Banking, Infrastructure Projects
  • Finance Director – Facilities Management Company
  • CEO – Facilities Management Company
  • CEO – Rural Stirling Housing Association
  • Group Finance Director –Scottish Borders Housing Association
  • Bid Manager – BSF, Developer
  • Bid Director – LIFT (Primary Healthcare), Developer
  • Head of Property Development – Viewpoint Housing
  • Planning and Facilities Manager – FM & Outsourcing (Prisons)
  • Programme Director – Viewpoint Housing
  • Principal Consultant PFI – Big Four Accountancy Practice
  • Technical Consultant (Prisons) – Government Body
  • Marketing Director – PFI/PPP Contractor


The Energy and Utilities industry is in an era of transformation.

Driven by changing customer behaviours, fluctuating policies and regulations in renewable energy, disruptive digital technologies and innovation and competition, the utilities industry is in an era of transformation. This in turn has led to Energy and Utilities companies rethinking customer strategy and re-designing business process

Our Utilities Executive Search and Headhunting practice is delivered by our infrastructure headhunting experts for senior appointments including chair, chief executive, non-executive and director-level roles. We are also recognised for our success in recruiting high-calibre professionals for technical and middle management roles, specifically within:

  • Electricity
  • Gas
  • Water

Today’s utility marketplaces present companies with a variety of complex challenges, not least of which is the need to balance the demands of private sector shareholders and public sector regulatory bodies. Utility companies are therefore increasingly looking for multi-faceted leaders who combine practical, sector-specific experience with well-developed commercial acumen and a deep insight into the decision-making process within the public sector.

As genuine headhunters in executive search and recruitment, we have an extensive professional network that spans the leading utilities providers in the UK today.

Whether your objective is to drive efficiency or promote growth, to consolidate or diversify, we’ll quickly source talented leaders with the expertise and experience to deliver bottom-line impact and help you achieve your ambitions.

All our executive search consultants are experienced at working at the most senior level and always operate with absolute discretion. By bringing together talented individuals and challenging opportunities, we create exceptional value both for candidates and clients.


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