Role description

We are currently looking for an experienced multidisciplinary Engineering Manager to have a strategic role within a nuclear new build project in Poland as the Chief Engineer. This would be a permanent role based in Warsaw, Poland.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • To provide technical management of a project portfolio and the provision of resources to meet the technical and quality requirements of the defined tasks and deliverables
  • To be responsible for the definition of technical solutions that meet client requirements
  • To direct, provide guidance and mentor technical teams throughout the delivery of the services
  • To review and approve technical submissions
  • To provide technical integration across a number of service tasks to provide synergies and transfer of knowledge and experience where these services impact across
  • To be the principal focal point for liaison with Client Engineering Management Personnel
  • To deputise for the Project Director during periods of absence/ unavailability
  • To support the Project Director in technical discussions and interfaces with the client’
  • To support and mentor the client as a nuclear ‘learning organisation’
  • To be available to the client on an informal basis to provide guidance and advice with the strategy and delivery of complex engineering solutions comprising multiple inputs and phasing
  • To ensure compliance with internal procedures, Technical Standards, procedures and European/International standards as appropriate
  • Good communication and negotiation skills are essential and the aptitude to drive a team of engineers is crucial. Engineering design experience is fundamental as is nuclear experience
  • Proactively providing mentoring and training for staff as required for the benefit of the project and business

Essential skills

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline with design experience
  • Chartered Status or degree qualified with extensive experience and working towards Chartership
  • Significant experience in engineering delivery
  • Significant nuclear experience, preferably in a nuclear new build environment
  • Proven experience of managing a multi-discipline engineering teams and sub-contractors
  • Nuclear New Build focus

Desired skills

  • Experience of EPC delivery
  • Development of technical strategy
  • Ability to work with people at all levels – including Client, Suppliers, and Subcontractors
  • Good communicator – as part of delivery, governance and team development
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Capable of working on own initiative
  • Flexible to meet the needs of project milestones
  • Confident and assertive

Anelia Koleva is a Senior Recruitment Consultant, specialised in the Continental European markets, with extensive nuclear experience across different countries, including new build, operations, decommissioning, and research reactors. Experience with senior and executive-level roles, both permanent and contract assignments.

Anelia Koleva