Project Engineering Manager

Project Engineering Manager

Defence; Aerospace; Marine; Naval; Maritime; Electronics

Technical Leadership; Engineering Manager; Engineering Projects; Full lifecycle

Basildon, option to WFH; Remote

£60,000 - £70,000 + excellent benefits

Due to growth of the business area, an exciting opportunity has arisen for Project Engineering Manager to be at the heart of a diverse range of technologies and exciting projects across the full engineering lifecycle.

As a Project Engineering Manager your key accountabilities will include:

  • The management of multi-disciplined engineering teams across multiple projects.

  • Working closely with Project Managers and Project Engineering Leads, they are responsible for delivery of the overall engineering output against time, cost and performance budgets.

  • Effectively plan and manage the engineering effort within any projects they are supervising directly from a performance, schedule and cost perspective. They also must support their subordinate Project Engineering Leads to do the same.

  • Contribute to the monthly engineering governance cycle through preparation of engineering status reports. Project Engineering Managers build strong relationships with Engineering Functional Leads and/or external partners to ensure the resourcing plans within the IPT they supervise are realistic and any issues arising are resolved swiftly.

  • Reviewing the current engineering positions on projects, and adapting plans as required to mitigate risks to either cost, schedule or performance budgets.

  • Supporting and supervising any subordinate Project Engineering Leads to ensure that their projects are effectively managed

Project Engineering Manager - Skills and Qualifications:

  • Educated to a degree level in an engineering-related subject

  • Significant previous experience of managing and/or leading multi-disciplined engineering teams

  • Strong understanding and proven track record of engineering lifecycles and processes on technically complex development projects

  • Previous experience in the management and coordination of external partners