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    Senior Engineering Design Manager - Gas Frameworks

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    Competetive + Car allowance

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    Swetha Yogendrappa

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    20 days ago

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Job title : Senior Engineering Design Manager - Gas Frameworks

Location: Warrington

Job type: Permanent

An excellent opportunity for a Senior Engineering Design Manager has arisen onsite with one of our clients, a world leader within many key industries. This role is placed within - Gas Frameworks and Industrial Services Sector.

The Role

The Gas Frameworks Senior Engineering Design Manager (SEDM) is a key member of the Gas Frameworks Project Team and is responsible for ensuring the successful delivery UK Engineering scope within the gas framework projects. They are the senior Engineering member of the gas frameworks team.

The Manager of Engineering Projects reports to the Engineering Director functionally (line management) and to the Gas Frameworks Director operationally on a day to day basis.

Principal Accountabilities

Team Management:

  • Overall management and coordination of the gas engineering team including the Engineering Design Managers (EDMs) assigned to each individual project.
  • Liaise with the Discipline Engineering Managers (DEMs) on resourcing requirements to ensure the team have the correct quantity and quality of personnel, with the requisite competencies, qualifications, skills, experience and training to undertake and execute their work scope on the gas framework projects.
  • Ensure that the team have the support and advice they need to perform to the highest standards to deliver the business and project performance targets.
  • Responsible for people development, succession planning and promotion within the team. Ensure that Employee Performance Reviews are completed at, as a minimum, the UK required frequency.

Projects Performance Reporting and Governance:

  • The SEDM owns the engineering delivery on gas framework projects. They are accountable for the programme performance and financial results of the engineering scope within gas projects.
  • They will have primary responsibility for the engineering delivery performance of the UK Engineering Department within the gas framework projects. This will include development of new/improved processes and systems to assist engineering delivery by the Department. These processes may encompass areas such as project controls and reporting, project quality assurance and project document control.
  • Operationally on a day-to-day basis they will be responsible for giving guidance and direction to the EDMs assigned to gas framework projects to support the successful engineering delivery. (The functional line management of the EDMs will be with the MEP.)

Experience & Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent in engineering
  • Minimum 10 years' experience as engineering project manager in a multidiscipline Engineering / EPCM / EPC company in one of the above mentioned sectors
  • Minimum 10 - 20 years' experience in the engineering contracting or consultancy industry.
  • Sound multidiscipline engineering knowledge
  • Experience setting up an Engineering project schedule and project reporting system
  • Experience developing and implementing an engineering project management plan / design management plan
  • Sound practical knowledge of and experience with various phases of engineering and construction projects - concept, FEED, detailed design, procurement, construction, commissioning
  • Experience and good understanding of working with the common standard forms of contract (NEC3 and 4, FIDIC, etc.)
  • Demonstrable understanding of cross discipline and department interactions in an engineering contracting or consultancy company
  • Working knowledge and good understanding of project controls, including schedule, cost, risk and change management

What's next?

The list of responsibilities and benefits are not exhaustive. Please send your CV and contact me straightaway if this role sounds like it could be your next career move and I will tell you all about it.

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan.