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Concept Development Consultant (Perm) - Woking (Hybrid working)

Woking, .
Concept Development Consultant (Perm)

Woking (hybrid working)

Salary Neg (benefits at bottom the job spec)

Accountable to the Manager of Project Engineering.

The candidate will take responsibility in managing upstream onshore and offshore Studies for Field Development Planning, Screening, Studies, Conceptual definition.  A hands-on approach will be required to technically manage the work and lead the development of the study, interfacing closely with our clients. 

A proactive aptitude is essential, developing assumptions and solutions to efficiently make progress and add value to the project is fundamentally important to our working culture in Consultancy.  The work will be carried out in accordance with our HSE, Quality and Business Management systems.

Due to the varied scope, complexity and nature of Consultancy work, Concept Development Consultants must be flexible and be able to successfully manage multiple studies of different durations, and at times multiple teams.  Including, Facilities, subsurface and wells.
We support internal work, particularly for our Middle East based EPC and international Energy Developments Business Streams.  Adding value to our multi-billion-dollar internal projects is just as important to us as undertaking work for external clients.

Based in our Woking office, there will be opportunity for international business travel within this team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Supporting Consultancy Business Development, including networking and technical presentations to clients during the tender phase and preparing Consultancy Proposals (including technical execution methods, man-hour estimates and schedule development).
  • Provide technical and commercial support, if required, to other Concept Development Consultants.
  • Management of studies as described above to the highest standards and within agreed budgets.  Identifying resource requirements, management of day to day work and regularly reporting progress to both client and Senior Management.
  • Capable of managing/ directing engineers of all disciplines and specialist consultants.
  • Working closely with our clients, many of whom spend considerable time within our offices, to produce bespoke and optimal solutions.
  • Understanding and experience of capital cost estimates, both on a regional and plant level.Taking responsibility to review and endorse the estimate to the Project Sponsor.
  • Understanding of construction requirements and the limitations that these could impose on option selection.
  • Chairing progress meetings both internally and externally.
  • Preparation of reports and presentation of results to clients.
  • Taking full technical and commercial ownership of the work.
 Essential Skills:
  • The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline, ideally with Chartered Engineer status.
  • Besides UK experience, international concept development experience in will be preferred.
  • The candidate must have experience of managing engineers and specialists from all disciplines and experience in successfully managing studies of different durations and, at times, multiple teams, focusing and harnessing their efforts to ensure an integrated and consistent Study is completed within agreed budget and schedule.
 Company Benefits:
  • A competitive base salary 
  • Pension Scheme – Standard Life - 3.5% Employee / 7% Employer
  • UK Healthcare – AXA 
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Permanent Health Insurance (PHI)
  • Personal Accident insurance 
  • Life Assurance (3x Base Salary)
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan (Rail) 
  • Share Incentive Plan (SIP)
  • Employee Lifestyle Benefits Scheme
  • 28 days plus 8 public holiday entitlement
Equal Opportunities 

We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for us fairly and without discrimination.

Striving to develop a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can contribute. We encourage everyone to apply, especially those individuals who form part of underrepresented groups. 

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