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Kent Recruitment

Project Engineering Manager

Location
Surrey, United Kingdom
Category
Project controls
Date Published
13/09/22
Status
Open

About you:


Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.


Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:


We PLAY BIG

We thrive on EMOTIONAL AGILITY

We are FANATICAL ABOUT PERFORMANCE

We are built on INFINITE THINKING


Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us: https://kentplc.com/who-we-are/purpose-beliefs


Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.


About the job:

Kent is looking for Project Engineering Manager that will manages and leads a team of Multi-discipline Engineers to coordinate production of engineering deliverables in accordance with the project plan. Supports the Project Management Team in planning and identifying technical issues that which could limit progress or impact project budgets. Interfaces with the client.


This is part of a recruitment drive during 2022 to develop and grow our Front End and General Engineering capability in the UK. We are seeking high caliber people for this key Manager role that have talent, enthusiasm and drive to influence and be part of our exciting expansion plan. The UK Engineering group will support a variety of interesting and challenging opportunities in Low Carbon/ Energy Transition (CCUS, Green Hydrogen, Blue Hydrogen, Offshore Wind, Waste to X, Emissions Reduction) as well as responsibly developing traditional international energy projects. Being confidently hands on particularly during 2022 as we grow, collaborative (including international workshare and teamworking) and committed to a long-term career within a high performing and close team are some of the key qualities we are seeking.


We operate a hybrid working model with a mix of office and home working. For our team to develop an effective team dynamic within Engineering.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages the interfaces on a project including multiple disciplines, multiple engineering centres, project controls, procurement, and third party contractors or suppliers.
  • Capable of performing duties with no direct supervision and within agreed schedules and budgets.
  • 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.
  • The Project Engineering Manager is accountable to the Project Manager.
  • Corporate reporting line is to respective Departmental/Group Manager.
  • Typically works on a FEED, detailed design or EPC project.
  • Reviews the ITB (Invitation to Bid) documents submitted in the proposals stage, prepares/reviews man-hour estimates and provides input to project execution plan.
  • 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.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • Masters 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
  • Experience of FEED/ Detailed Design and EPC projects.
  • 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.

We are committed to our diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. From day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities.

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