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Engineering Manager

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/03/2017
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Company:
A leading international Engineering, Procurement and Construction company

The Role:
Engineering Manager has overall responsibility for engineering and design activities providing shared engineering services to all Business Lines and Special Projects Group. Including:
* Manages/forecasts resources utilization, staffing levels, recruitment requirements
* Evaluation of engineering/design staff capabilities, needs and designing development/training programs to meet required capabilities needs and/or career development
* Provide oversight of company staffing plans, Saudization levels and utilization
* Ensure best engineering practices and company procedures are utilized
Position is the key interface point between Engineering, Business Lines and Support Services
Coordinates with parent company Global Engineering.

Key Tasks:

1. Shared Engineering/Design Department
* Appoint, monitor and provide oversight of all Engineering Discipline Department Managers (DM's) under Shared Engineering.
* Establish company engineering procedures and practices and monitor compliance
* Provide oversight of all licensed engineering software requirements and usage. Provide Operations Manager with engineering software plan and budget forecast for each year and advise of any required deviations from the budget due to pending prospects or proposals
* Provide execution strategy as it relates to 3D design and engineering execution based on prior exposure to 3D design systems. Provide leadership for the implementation of new 3D design trends.
2. Prospects/Proposals
* Supervise technical proposal preparation by DM's including monitoring of staffing plans, staff utilization and Saudization targets
* Support Contract Managers in prospect/proposal reviews
* Identify any specialized software or resources that are currently outside the business plan that must be included in proposal or company overhead.
3. Team Management
* Demonstrate Servant Leadership in day-to-day activities
* Develop and participate in key recruitment efforts to promote employee development and Saudization
* Manage direct reports including managing work allocation, training, mentoring, problem resolution, performance evaluation, and the building of an effective team dynamic.
* Responsible for evaluating the performance of personnel in department. Recommends training requirements, has the duty to keep the staff at the highest level of skill necessary to meet company needs and objectives, and may recommend that personnel be hired or removed from the Department
* Approves nominees, coordinates and manages engineering personnel while on exchange assignments to Parent company offices.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Candidates MUST have worked in same position with major engineering (EPC) company for at least 3-5 years.
* A minimum of a BSc in Engineering and good knowledge of discipline codes of practice, standards, and statutory documentation. Solid grasp of discipline engineering practices and techniques and competent in planning, progress monitoring, forecasting, and reporting of discipline projects
* At least fifteen years experience in Engineering with 5 years in a leadership position, preferably in an international organization with annual revenue of at least $10 Million USD in Oil/Gas, Chemical/Petrochemical, Pipeline and Industrial engineering
* Experience in a senior management role, collaborating with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of creative marketing strategies. Capable of representing Company internally up to board level and externally to senior management.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; Arabic skills a plus

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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