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Regional Engineering Lead

Ref no. BHN566888
Salary £70,000 - £90,000/annum
Location Exeter, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Our Tier 1 Water sector contactor client is looking to strengthen their Engineering group with a Regional Engineering Lead for their South West Water framework based in Exeter.

Key skills required for this role

Water, Engineering, Management, Design, Project Management, Design and build

Important

Water sector experience essential

Job description

Our Tier 1 Water sector contactor client is looking to strengthen their Engineering group with a Regional Engineering Lead for their South West Water framework based in Exeter.

The role will cover the frameworks Bristol, Bournemouth and Exeter areas so the candidate will be open to travel/based centrally on the patch.

You will be working with the client and the wider team to manage the process of developing designs from feasibility through to handover. You will ensure that the necessary design activities and outputs, stakeholder engagement, 3rd Party liaison, compliance with relevant client and industry standards have been achieved, whilst maintaining a strong health and safety culture.

As the most senior Engineering group member in the region, you will report directly to the Head of Engineering.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure tactical delivery of the Engineering Strategy within the region.
  • Define the regional Design Management Plan (including design philosophy and regional values) whilst maintaining the direction of the Engineering Strategy.
  • Maintain cost and schedule performance of all work performed for region.
  • Own and nurture the relationship with the region's client organisation/s and regional delivery colleagues.
  • Maintaining collaborative working relationships within and across design teams, construction/delivery colleagues, partners and suppliers. Engineering leadership in region.
  • Duty of care issue-handling in region.
  • Management of design subcontracts and subcontractor performance in region.
  • Design planning in region, ensuring that use of template designs is maximized, and standard design practices are adhered to.
  • Task time requirements (estimates) for all regional projects.
  • The use of common, secure, information management systems in region.
  • Management of design subcontracts and subcontractor performance in region.
  • Design planning in region, ensuring that use of template designs is maximized, and standard design practices are adhered to.
  • Task time requirements (estimates) for all regional projects.
  • The use of common, secure, information management systems in region.
  • Delivery of Engineering Strategy within region.
  • Client relationships and service management.
  • External design supplier management.
  • Holistic workload and resource management across the region. Including: planning, management, reporting & forecasting.

Skills/Experience/qualifications

  • Experience of technical project delivery in a design-build environment.
  • Experience in the water treatment industry.
  • Experience in leading and managing multi-disciplinary design teams.
  • Degree in an engineering-related discipline or substantial experience.
  • Must be delivery-driven with the ability to set targets, manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams to deliver to time, cost and quality objectives.
  • Technical and design management skills.
  • Able to identify and manage project delivery risk.

Benefits

  • Salary open to negotiation depending on level of water sector experience
  • Hybrid Working Car/car allowance
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance

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