• Project Engineering Manager

    Posted Date 1 month ago(05/11/2019 13:17)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.



    What will I be doing?

    As a client facing Project Engineering Manager your responsibilities will typically involve:


    • Supporting the department manager in delivering the business plan by working with Sector Management to deliver value propositions to our key clients.
    • Ensures that the Engineering Execution plan is developed and agreed and is reflective of the overall project execution strategy
    • Taking full accountability for delivery of engineering design on major projects through the various of stage of the project life cycles
    • Management the engineering and technical input required on major tenders
    • Management of contractual communications, supporting progress meetings, risk reduction meetings, cost reports, coordinating multi-disciplinary design teams and running / closing out contract actions
    • Providing a commercial focus with a high level of challenge on project scope and protecting against uncontrolled scope creep
    • Ensuring that key project and programme risks are identified early, and mitigated where possible, with issues and blockers escalated immediately
    • Ensuring all services comply fully with Client & Costain governance processes, standards and obtaining necessary approvals
    • Developing projective relationships by communicating with colleagues and subordinates, developing trust and support and building teams
    • Informing teams and individuals regularly on organisation performance, policies and procedures using oral and written media
    • Regularly reporting to senior operational management on the performance of the engineering delivery for the project
    • Providing feedback to senior operational management sub-ordinates comments, recommendations for performance improvement and barriers to individual and team performance

    About you

    • Significant Experience in coordinating multi-discipline teams the various stages of the project life cycle on major contracts in the Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Power and/or Water sectors
    • Knowledge of UK legislation and standards
    • Ideally hold an honours degree (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline.
    • Chartered Engineer and Membership of an engineering institute
    • Experience in the requirements for CE marking of plant and equipment

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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