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Engineering Manager

Ref no. BHN557668
Location Havant, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our Water company client are seeking an Engineering Manager to manage and oversee all design carried out on their reservoir project build in Havant.

Key skills required for this role

Design, Engineering, Leadership, Civils, M&E, Water, Reservoir

Important

Previous senior leadership in technical multidisciplinary construction environments

Job description

Our Water company client are seeking an Engineering Manager to manage and oversee all design carried out on their reservoir project build in Havant.

Our client has embarked on a £339m project to build a reservoir at Havant Thicket. This environmentally led project will safeguard future water supplies and provide a place of natural beauty for the community to enjoy. The reservoir will provide wetland habitats, paths for walking, cycling, running and horse-riding, and a visitors' centre providing a café and educational resources for schools. The project will be mainly delivered through a main reservoir contract and two pipeline contracts, with some additional related contracts.

The candidate will work closely with colleagues in the core business, especially Operations, to secure their engagement, support and agreement with all solutions adopted.

The purpose of this role is to manage and oversee all design carried out on the project and ultimately facilitate the development of the detailed design of the reservoir project by the main works contractors.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the NEC Professional Services contracts with the Panel of Experts, Design Guardian and Construction Engineer.
  • Manage the design review process for the approval of Designs Submissions by the main works contractors and involve the Panel of Experts and Design Guardian as required.
  • Manage the response to Technical Queries raised by the main works contractors and involve the Panel of Experts and Design Guardian as required.
  • Ensuring all Design Submissions and Technical Queries are responded to in accordance with timescales identified the Contract.
  • Ensure that up to date information and data regarding clients existing assets are made available to the main works contractors
  • Provide the lead on the technical aspects of other projects that will form part of the overall Havant Thicket Reservoir scheme.
  • Take ownership of technical issues at a strategic level and champion recommended resolutions through the internal governance process.
  • Work closely with colleagues in the core business, especially Operations, to secure their engagement, support and agreement with all solutions adopted.

Skills/experience

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Effective stakeholder engagement skills
  • The ability to see the bigger picture when dealing with technical issues at a micro level
  • The ability to manage and coordinate inputs from multiple parties
  • A passion and drive for raising standards in health, safety and well-being
  • A strong focus on providing customer service excellence
  • A clear, systematic approach to solving complex issues and able to communicate solutions in an effective, efficient, high-level manner
  • Ability to work to deadlines with a focus on results and quality
  • High competency in Excel/Powerpoint/Word/Teams
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering subject
  • Chartered status
  • Extensive experience and proven track record in the design, construction and commissioning of infrastructure projects in the UK Water Sector
  • Proven experience of operating at a middle or senior management level in a client, contractor of consultant organisation

Benefits

  • Salary band £75k - £100k depending on previous experience
  • Company pension contribution of 14% to 20%, depending on an employee pension contribution of 3%-5%
  • 27 days holiday, increasing in increments based on continual years of service.
  • Company car allowance
  • Life insurance
  • Senior leadership bonus scheme based on 15% of base salary.
  • Likely 3/4 days required on site with some flex

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