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Engineering Managers in Leatherhead NGL / LNG project - Leatherhead (hybrid working)

Leatherhead, Surrey
Engineering Managers in Leatherhead to support a recent project award in the NGL / LNG sector. 
Based in Leatherhead, reporting to the Director of Project Management for the region the candidate will have the primary responsibility for the technical delivery of a complex brownfield / greenfield detailed design project.
Rate is negotiable, please advise rate sought.

Duration around 12 months

Leatherhead office based (Hybrid working, 3 days office, 2 days home working)

The role is likely to be outside IR35 but the final decision will be made after a Qdos assessment

The successful candidate will have prior experience in management of engineering teams working in brownfield and/or onshore gas processing projects.
Key responsibilities to include:
  • Design management
    • Ensure compliance with KBR corporate policies and procedures,
    • Prepare, maintain and communicate an engineering resource plan, identifying required type and timing of resources.
    • Prepare and maintain an engineering execution plan, describing how the engineering will be executed.
    • Participate in preparing and updating the engineering portion of the project schedule.
    • Oversee the accurately measurement, monitoring and reporting of engineering progress.
    • Recognize and report changes to the scope of work, forecast cost, or forecast schedule.
    • Provision of quantity trends on detailed design projects
  • Design basis
    • Being familiar with the contract terms and scope of work, communicate them properly to the engineering staff, and perform all activities required of engineering, as required by the contract.
    • Prepare, issue, and maintain a project design basis document.  Changes to the document after issue should be considered changes to the scope of work.
    • Obtain, document and communicate accurate site data for the proposed facility location.
    • Establish and communicate applicable regulatory requirements to engineering personnel, and ensure compliance with those regulations
  • Design Method
    • Implement inherent safety into the facilities beginning at the layout stage and extending through the end of the design phase.
    • Implement Value Improving Practices, as appropriate, to improve the quality of project execution or the value of the project outcome.
    • Monitor the quality of engineering specifications which define the work to be completed by others.
    • Monitor the quality of PFDs, P&IDs and process data, which provide input to engineering on the project.
    • Establish a weight database and monitor the weight of the facilities throughout the length of the contract, if required.
    • Initiate and own the preparation, issuance and update of a major equipment list throughout the engineering phase of the project.
    • Train, develop & mentor the next generation of Lead Engineers and Engineering Managers
  • Design Assurance
    • Implement quality assurance methods in accordance with the KBR Quality Management System
    • Implement an engineering continuous improvement process
    • Plan and implement reviews of the engineering method and products
    • Plan and implement a method to ensure the integrity of the overall design
  • Design Interfaces
    • Develop and implement methods to effectively interface all engineering activities including multiple KBR offices, joint venture partners, third party engineering services and clients.
    • Develop and implement methods to effectively interface with (non-engineering) third parties on the project, including Project Management, HSE Management, Quality Management, Procurement & Materials Management, Information Management, Project Controls Management, Construction Management, Licensors, Suppliers, Fabrication Yards and site construction contractors.
    • Assist in the preparation of bid packages, purchase orders and subcontracts for equipment and bulk items by preparing technical requisition packages and technical evaluations.
    • Implement an effective constructability program, intended to adjust the design to simplify the fabrication and construction of the project facilities.
Key Attributes / skills:
  • Senior professional with strong personal drive and credibility with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficient oral and written communications skills. Collaborates well in a team environment
  • Track record of project delivery in Europe, Australia (strong preference), Middle East or Africa.
  • Demonstratable flexibility and ability to adapt to changing project-related priorities and deliver high quality, accurate work within required deadlines.
  • Ability to works things through with clients to resolve issues, including conflicting demands, sensitive situations, and conflicts with other groups.
  • Abides by the KBR Code of Business Conduct and business ethics.
  • Excellent awareness of environmental and sustainability issues.
  • Skills typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in Engineering and possession of a Professional Engineering qualification
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