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Engineering Manager

  1. Glasgow
R-114999

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The AtkinsRéalis UK Infrastructure Project Delivery Practice (PDP) is the centre of excellence for the delivery of infrastructure projects and combines the best in project management and design management to provide a full suite of services to clients in the public and private sectors.

The team is responsible for delivery of design services across our markets of Water Infrastructure, Defence Infrastructure, Nuclear, Aviation, Energy, Rail (stations) and Buildings and Places.

We have an exciting new opportunity in AtkinsRéalis  PDP for an Engineering Manager to join our North, Scotland, and Northern Ireland practice, based either from the Glasgow office. Whilst some working from our client offices or other AtkinsRéalis offices may be required, our advanced agile working practices will enable you to work from home and different locations with ease.

Our need to recruit comes from the success of our division, and our pipeline and expected growth within the northern regions across a variety of sectors, predominantly in Nuclear, Defence, Water, and Energy. In addition, we have strong growth across our wider Rail and Aviation sectors and would also welcome applicants who have this experience.  A role with Atkins PDP offers the opportunity to work on the full suite of these projects that Atkins SNC Lavalin delivers and will enable you to demonstrate your abilities developed to date and progress your career as an Engineering Manager in a world leading, global consultancy.

As an Engineering Manager, you are likely to have extensive multi-disciplinary project delivery experience, on substantial projects or programmes, ideally within a consultancy environment, and would be responsible for the leadership of engineering teams and the successful delivery of major multi-disciplinary projects/programmes from concept through to construction. 

As an Engineering Manager you will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following activities: 

  • Working closely with our clients and the project manager to accurately capture project technical requirements and intended outcomes.
  • Ability to work closely and build a rapport with project specific stakeholders to identify the project design requirements to ensure that the Atkins design is successful across the whole project lifecycle.
  • Instilling client confidence in Atkins’ design through your professionalism and care.
  • Taking technical ownership and providing oversight to the entire design process.
  • Managing, mentoring and supervising package engineering / design managers on your project or programme.
  • Proactively managing all aspects of design delivery, including quality, resources, risk management and reporting on the design progress.
  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams in the UK and offshore to develop and co-ordinate designs and solutions to meet client needs.
  • Managing the design in line with Atkins’ processes and adhering to all relevant industry codes and standards.
  • Perform design reviews throughout the design process from conceptual design through to project completion.
  • You will support the development, implementation and sharing of best practice for design management.
  • Monitor the dissemination of design information among the Program Team in timely manner such that abortive work is avoided or minimised as much as practicable.

Requirements:

  • Chartered Engineer or Architect or equivalent with demonstrable experience managing design, build and/or operate commissions on large infrastructure projects.
  • Market sector experience across a range of major projects and/or programmes.
  • Understands and has experience in deploying various forms of construction contract, in particular NEC3 or 4 and/or bespoke forms of contract.
  • Self-motivated and able to work both independently and within a larger multi-discipline team.
  • Familiar with BIM and has an understanding of 3D modelling tools for design and coordination purposes and the associated Information attributes that can be assigned and managed within the Model.
  • Ability to recognise and adapt digital technologies to aid the design process.
  • Customer focused with excellent client relationship management skills.
  • A hard working and flexible individual, who is a team player, possesses great attention to detail, is reliable, proactive and shows initiative whilst able to keep cool under pressure and when working to often demanding deadlines.
  • Ability to manage and motivate a team and demonstrate good leadership qualities.
  • A supportive and encouraging approach to mentoring less experienced members of the team.
  • Ability to adapt to different cultures and working environments to build rapport with clients.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Be available to travel across the UK and work away from home on client sites if required.

What we offer  

  • Full-time, part-time, and/or flexible hours contracts. 
  • Paid overtime and/or TOIL system. 
  • Competitive salaries and a huge range of other benefits. 
  • 25 days annual leave, plus paid bank holidays, plus the ability to buy up to 15 extra days!
  • Paid professional memberships and individual training budgets. 
  • Tailored training and mentoring schemes to advance your career. 

And so much more… 

AtkinsRéalis are committed to promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. We have a commitment to identify and recruit from the most diverse talent pool and develop new and improved ways to sponsor talent from underrepresented groups. We have a range of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion network groups encouraging an inclusive workplace where all employees can flourish, including Embrace (supporting minority ethnicities), Enable (supporting visible and invisible disabilities) Equilibrium (for LGBT+ colleagues), Menopause at Work, Neurodiversity (for variations in learning, attention and other mental functions), ParentNet, and Empower (providing professional support by and for women). 

Here at AtkinsRéalis, well-being is at the forefront of everything we do. We recognise that there is more to life than work and that making time for the other things is crucial for health and happiness. Therefore, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish times will help with this, we are more than happy to discuss individual requirements (and to keep these requirements flexible going forward). We utilise a paid overtime and TOIL system, which also helps individuals to make time for the things that are important to them and prevents staff burn out during the busy season.” Our IT systems support home-working, so where you have parental or carer duties; or you simply need to be elsewhere for a parcel, servicing your car, or waiting in for a tradesperson; AtkinsRéalis will work for you.  Similarly, AtkinsRéalis’ corporate social responsibility provides the opportunity to give something back to the community, and we run professional networks supporting groups such as local schools, charities, parents, those coming out of the armed-forces and women in engineering. 

Training 

AtkinsRéalis develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual development process which is regularly reviewed. You will also be part of our global Technical Networks, which provide a flow of technically orientated information and ideas through the company. AtkinsRéalis will support you in your professional development, whether with CIEEM, IEMA, CIWEM or others, we support staff in achieving and maintaining membership of relevant institutions, this includes paying your annual membership and providing access to training.

Rewards and Benefits 

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultancies with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy more or sell some of that leave allowance. 

To support and safeguard your physical and mental wellbeing we provide an employee assistance programme offering advice and support in times of need.  Our offices run their own sports and social club providing activities such wine tasting, as surf trips, and a kids’ Christmas party.  You will also have access to our Flexible Benefits, where you can opt into a wide range of benefits to complement your work/life balance: such as medical insurance, gym membership, the cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, charitable giving, additional pension contributions etc. 

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“This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.  

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. ATKINSRÉALIS is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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