Project Engineering Manager

Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1238327

Location Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Project Management

Job Type Permanent

Date Added February 8, 2024

Project Engineering Manager

Location: Woking
Contract: Permanent
Salary / Package: Excellent salary, car allowance + benefits package

Timeframe: ASAP

Recruitment Partner: Airswift                Account Manager: Karen Robertson

Key words: Project Management; FEED; Offshore Projects.

Our business
As a global leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction management expertise to the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors we are proud to be able to expand our UK team and have partnered with Airswift to support our recruitment plans.

What can we offer you
Fantastic permanent opportunity to work on key energy industry projects. 
Hybrid working arrangements in place.

Key Responsibilities and background:
Supporting a variety of interesting and challenging opportunities in the offshore energy sector, leading FEED offshore projects from proposal handover thru project start up to final completion.
  • Manages the External (e.g., Client facing stakeholders) and the Internal (e.g. Lead disciplines, Engineering centres) on a project. This also includes project controls, procurement, and third-party contractors or suppliers.
  • Capable of performing duties with no direct supervision and within agreed schedules and budgets.
  • Capable to set-up a project at FEED stage.
  • Familiar with Change management if required on a project.
  • Has appreciation of multi-discipline engineering design activities. Manages all disciplines to achieve design consistency.
  • Provides all necessary input and support to project progress and reporting.
  • Where necessary, the Project Engineering Manager works alongside the Project Manager for large capital Pre-FEED/ FEED projects.
  • Corporate reporting line is to respective Departmental/Group Manager.
  • Typically works on a Pre-FEED, FEED, detailed design or EPC project in offshore oil and gas industry.
  • Bid preparation will play an integral part of this position; writing and supporting proposal development, bid approval and preparing project execution plans is key.
  • Reviews the ITB (Invitation to Bid) documents submitted in the proposals stage, prepares/reviews man hours estimate.
  • Ensures compatibility and conformance with client specifications and recommends cost effective improvements to equipment selection/specifications within the scope of client specifications and requirements.
  • Participates in and may lead multi-discipline Engineering Design Reviews and provides all necessary input and approval to close out of actions.
  • Provides assistance as and when required in the strategic procurement planning including for long lead items enquiry.
  • Strong past experience of offshore platform design during FEED / detailed design

Critical Skills & Personal Attributes:
  • Master's degree in engineering.
  • Chartered Status preferred. Significant related project engineering management experience working for Engineering/Client organisations in the Oil and Gas Industry and or Low Carbon Energy Transition industry
  • Pre-FEED, FEED, detailed design or EPC project in offshore oil and gas industry
  • Cost, estimating and planning execution knowledge.
  • Broad knowledge of engineering discipline activities.
  • Knowledge of international equipment specifications and codes.
  • Knowledge of standard international specifications and codes.
  • Knowledge of Safety and Quality procedures.
  • Ability to plan execution interfaces and takes corrective action with regards to engineering design.
  • Global work experience.
  • Excellent management, including delegation and leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines.
  • Analytical and problem-solving mind set.
  • Vendor scopes: Honeywell minor upgrades; Yokogawa Pro-Safe maintenance and upgrades; PLC / PC / HMI obsolescence upgrades; F&G system replacements and maintenance.

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift, and the account manager, Karen Robertson


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