Offshore Engineering Manager

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  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Oil and Gas

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Keir Strathie

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Start date:

    July 2019

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* The main activities within this position are:
o Engineering Manager/Coordinator for a key package within one of clients offshore projects worldwide, providing key engineering advice, assessment and recommendations to ensure delivery of a multi-contract package within time, to budget and quality following industry best practice and observing the maximum respect for Health, Safety and the Environment to ensure regulatory and legal compliance.
o Provide professional advice on engineering strategies / risk levels and commercial agreements to the key package, to ensure that cost effective technical solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood by the project.
o Ensure that all assessment, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and industry best practice, and that sufficient technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) exists to support those business decisions.
o Provide leadership in engineering management and coordination to key package members, potentially comprising employees working within a number of countries throughout Europe and the USA, to ensure competencies are maintained (or enhanced).
o Deliver consistent, high quality, cost effective engineering advice to the key packages and projects.
o Resource the appropriate organisation structure to ensure delivery of the key work packages to programme and budget.
o * Manage the certification process with independent verification bodies (where applicable) to reduce design risk and enhance asset value.
o Ensure that health and safety and environmental requirements are fully considered and adhered to in design to ensure compliance with legislation and industry best practice.
o Manage the inspection and commissioning of appropriate aspects of offshore plant to ensure that assets are supplied and installed to the required quality and engineering standards.
o Maintain full awareness of the latest technical and commercial developments and identify suitable new technologies that have the potential to reduce cost and risk, or improve safety.
o Implement offshore standards, procedures, tools, best practices and quality requirements for key work packages to ensure that packages are delivered according to specification, budget and programme without compromising safety.
o Ensure that appropriate lessons learnt regarding offshore wind farm development and construction are captured and shared across the different Offshore Project work packages. Collaborate with the Lead/Principal Engineer to

* Next requirements are essential:
o Knowledge and experience of offshore/marine sector
o Health and Safety management skills
o Experience of engineering design and delivery
o Fluent in English
o Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
o Educated to Degree level in relevant engineering discipline
o Substantial experience in relevant field (offshore wind or transmissions systems preferable).
o IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software,
o Comprehensive knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation associated with offshore/marine construction projects.
o Comprehensive knowledge of engineering procedures, standards and guidance.
o Experience in working in highly skilled teams.
o Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
o Flexible to travel around the UK and overseas.

* Next requirements are desirable:
o Offshore survival training.
o Cultural awareness.
o Language skills (Spanish, French or German desirable).
o Chartered Engineer or equivalent professional experience.