Role description

Our client is seeking an experienced Project Engineer to support the company in managing work packages associated with the design and build of its floating offshore renewable energy devices. Working closely with the in-house team and external contractors, the Project Engineer will initially assist the Project Manager and lead engineers in procurement tasks, as well as overseeing the manufacture and supply of specific work packages through all delivery phases for the project.

This is a hybrid role to be based from sites in Wales, Scotland, and from home.

This is an exciting project in an emerging industry with the options for both personal and professional development, and a remuneration package that offers significant mid- and long-term upsides.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing general project management and project engineering support to the business and its stakeholders.
  • Managing the time, costs, quality, scope, specifications, risks, opportunities, interfaces, safety and resources for specific work packages during the delivery phases of projects.
  • Liaising with other departments and contractors to ensure appropriate standards of health, safety, environment and quality performance are in-built to the contract and achieved throughout the contract execution phase.
  • Managing day-to-day activities associated with procurement and contract management processes, including preparing tender documentation, evaluating tender proposals and coordinating the review of terms and conditions.
  • Participating in the drafting and negotiating of contracts associated with specific work packages; administering the contracts and developing sound long term relationships with suppliers and contractors.
  • Managing contractor performance during the delivery phases, including work package design, fabrication, manufacturing and assembly activities, with particular focus on elements that impact on wider project delivery.
  • Coordinating the internal and external resources needed, including engaging with and managing specialist consultants as required, to successfully deliver respective work packages.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Project background with an engineering degree in mechanical, structural, naval architecture, electrical, instrumentation/control or equivalent professional qualifications / experience.
  • Experience working with design codes and other standards and regulations like CDM.
  • Track record in successfully managing the safe delivery of similar or relatable technical projects / work packages.
  • Experience in successful supplier and contractor procurement and contract management.

With experience delivering specialist recruitment and Executive Search projects in niche and highly regulated sectors across the the globe, Jamie is responsible for leading our activity supporting Renewable Energy and De-Carbonisation projects across the UK and Europe.

Jamie Braddock