Senior Engineering Manager

Wigan, UK
11 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My prestigious client who has great success in many frameworks is looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to oversee the team This is a fantastic opportunity, please do get in touch.

From major infrastructure projects to responding to emergencies, their range of vital transportation services helps to keep the UK and Ireland moving.

In the Transportation Business Unit the company works across rail, highways, aviation and ports to bring innovative solutions to complex problems. Working with the likes of Crossrail, HS2, Network Rail and Transport for London, their skills in project management, pre-construction and supply chain management help them deliver major programmes. In addition, the company's 'One Murphy' approach - their ability to provide a truly end-to-end service - is helping us to become a market leader.

We're now in the market for a Senior Engineering Manager to join the team to drive forward our Better Engineered value through the Business Unit.

  • Overall responsibility for the leadership of the engineering function within the business unit, both on and off site and for the function both internally and externally
  • The function is responsible for engineering, design management, quality assurance and control, and document control
  • Manage the allocation and recruitment for the engineering function to support the business
  • Support the business unit in work winning as the technical leader in bids, with the application of engineering, design management and quality
  • Manage the consultant supply chain framework and drive the performance and relationship management of the consultant community
  • Provide leadership for the engineering pre-construction activities
  • Provide leadership for the design development stages of contracts
  • Provide guidance and support to projects to deliver engineering, design management, quality and document control
  • Keep business unit leadership informed of the engineering function activity and progress achieved
  • Ensure Quality benchmarks are maintained at a high standard

Experience required:
  • Significant relevant management experience in the civil engineering industry
  • Chartered Engineer or holding the equivalent experience
  • Proven experience supporting the UK Rail industry would be advantageous, preferably in a direct delivery model organisation
  • Engineering leadership experience
  • An organised, thoughtful and diligent individual with the management and technical skills, to both influence and drive change in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Engineering Function within the Business Unit
  • Able to influence the strategic role that Engineering plays within the Business

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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