A large Nuclear Defence client are looking for an Engineering Manager to work in a large department within major projects. SC clearance would be the minimum level of clearance allowed, DV would be preferred.
SC / DV clearance
A key member of the Project Development (PD) Engineering team with responsibility for carrying out the duties of an Engineering Manager as directed by the PD Manager Engineering including the management of multi-disciplinary directorate and resources to provide solutions
Managing engineering solutions which fully comply with all UK legal requirements together with business case needs
Establishing, maintaining and communicating the engineering design programme, budget and work breakdown structure
Agree with the Compliance Group the extent of processes required for the specification and verification of projects
Identifying and agreeing with Heads of Departments and others as appropriate a comprehensive resource requirement for the engineering design of the project to budgetary targets
Establish and maintain (and deliver designs in accordance with) the Design Control Plans for projects
Ensuring project personnel undertaking engineering design duties meet the requirement to be competent
Monitoring the co-ordination of engineering design activities of all design houses and other suppliers of engineering design contributing to the projects
Monitoring Project Changes as they affect Engineering Design Delivery and the effect of these changes against the initial budget and programme
Contribute to integrated safety when reviewing engineering designs and ensure that all technical and design risks are identified and appropriately managed to meet project requirements and the letter and intent of the CDM Regulations
Establishing and maintaining the engineering configuration to ensure the intent and integrity is maintained throughout the project life
Co-ordinating engineering input into the Project Management and Quality Plan
Integrating and co-ordinating the engineering design activities of all disciplines, departments and other suppliers of engineering design contributing to the project
Ensuring that all technical and design risks are identified and appropriately managed to meet project requirements
Ensuring design decisions are recorded and auditable through the life of the project
Ensuring design information requirements are co-ordinated and communicated to relevant parties
Monitoring and reporting to relevant parties the quality of engineering across all disciplines
Ensuring value engineering is undertaken in a timely manner
Ensuring timely presentation of design documentation for all necessary approvals (including any required from external authorities) and that acquisition of such approvals is achieved to ensure successful project delivery
Ensuring company requirements are incorporated into the design process including SQESH
Ensuring that designs are compliant with statutory requirements
Ensure effective integration of design solutions within the safety case
Other duties as directed by the PD Manager ESH & Engineering
Member of the Engineering Team
Introduce best practice into engineering design and management delivery
Assist in the overall delivery of the project by the team
Assist Continuous Improvement of safety and performance
Assist Graduate and Staff Development
Contact with relevant professional institutions, academia and industry
Maintain effective working relationships with other Authorities/Organisations
Support development of engineering policy and strategy
Arrange & attend design reviews.
Contribute to integrated safety when reviewing engineering designs.
Maintain effective working relationships with other Authorities/disciplines
Development of Directorate as a whole.
Support to Corporate activities.
Development of external relationships, as required.
To ensure understanding and application of responsibilities with regard to the Company’s Environment, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards
A Chartered Professional of an appropriate professional Engineering Institution (eg. Institution of Civil/Structural Engineers).
Undertaking design and configuration for the life of a project. Particular experience in the design of a variety of facilities including accommodation, research and testing facilities in both conventional and hazardous environments.
Demonstrate a good understanding of technical standards and regulatory requirements for construction as appropriate.
Understanding of the influences of design and operation on the installation, commissioning and maintenance requirements of a regulated site.
Knowledge of New Engineering Contract and National Building Specification
Highly desirable to have extensive and relevant experience of co-ordinating design teams and a multi-discipline engineering resource within both conventional and hazardous environments.
Good technical and management skills including problem solving and decision making.
Good oral, written and presentational skills with a particular aptitude for report, documentation and letter writing.
Good interpersonal and communication skills to ensure effective communication to all levels to both internal and external personnel.
Familiarity with standard office software including word processors, spreadsheets, e-mail, presentations and databases.
Lead, manage and motivate staff whilst commanding respect from all stakeholders through technical and personal credibility.
Good facilitator with excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
There is an immediate and ongoing need for this role to fulfil activities requiring DV clearance. Where SC is provided, the ability to successfully undertake DV clearance is requisite.
To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK