Tunnelling Lead - UK

EWI Recruitment Limited
£5000.00 - £10000.00 p month
17 Mar 2017
16 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A major player in international tunnelling is seeking a technical specialist for the UK tunnelling market to develop, advise, manage and consult on large tunnel construction projects across the UK region.

They are seeking a well rounded technical tunnelling specialist from a construction background with extensive EPB TBM tunnelling experience and UK networks. They will initially be based from a central office in London delivering one of a number of large projects, whilst will have the opportunity of further developing relationships and delivering contracts.

They must firstly be able to manage the technical scope of works across a major EPB TBM project. They will need to assess designs, select relevant equipment, plot construction plans and prepare for construction so will need to be able to function from the main office and progress on to site.

The company has a leading portfolio of projects including major TBM and Drill & Blast projects globally. As such candidates must be highly experienced with market leading businesses and posses the ability to deliver the highest standards to clients. Ideally applicants will need to have experience in the UK.

This is a key position reporting to the regions Senior Management and international directors which will be responsible for the following:
-Delivering a major new TBM tunnel project
-Developing new business
-Representing the business to JV partners and to the client
-Leading bids and tenders
-Building upon existing client relationships
-Implementing quality standards
-Budget management and procurement
-Building and recruiting a large operational team
-Advising on regional projects

An ideal candidate for this position will have the following:
-Previous experience in roles such as; Project Manager, Technical Manager, Tunnel Manager, Regional manager
-Experience with EPB TBM, Linings, concrete, soft ground, geotechnical engineering, ventilation and rail/water projects will be beneficial.
-Experience in the UK

Candidates must be willing to relocate to the UK for 3+ years minimum term. The role will include relocation and a perm contract which will be suited to those single or family status.

This is an immediate opportunity with a major player in the European tunnelling industry. The role will be long term and could offer opportunities for future projects in Europe, Middle East, USA and overseas.

Please contact d.killeen @****************** and send an up to date copy of your CV along with contact details, your salary requirements and your notice period.

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