Supports the ED, Commercial and Business in technical and engineering activities across the business. Supports in the creation and implementation of best practice engineering vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance.
Ensure that engineering strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets and which enables the company to function and compete effectively in the market.
Supports in evaluating the challenges faced by the business and take action to mitigate risks and develop opportunities.
Contributes to the overall business strategy and annual budget process.
Takes ownership of the technical policy, guidelines and any associated documents.
Initiate and develop creative and innovative engineering processes.
Other tasks as required by the GED and GCE including but not limited to report writing; preparation of client and technical presentations, etc.
General and Task Management
Provide technical support to the business development, estimating and onsite engineering teams.
Support / review preparation of technical and contract documentation for issue and analysis of returned tenders.
Assist projects with value engineering and financial control of contracts during execution stage.
Develop planning, priorities and processes to ensure that multi-disciplinary resource is well aligned to maximize delivery of projects.
Ensure any new equipment or engineering activity is supported with appropriate qualification documentation and that this is appropriately stored.
Support product development, market opportunities and trends.
Operate a process for safe selection of external contractors.
Work with procurement to ensure all external contracts are regularly reviewed to ensure best value.
Report on technical and engineering activities on a regular basis to the GED and GCE, ensuring accurate and timely reporting of relevant issues.
Financial Budget and Control Financial Budget and ControlSupport the preparation of annual technical and engineering budget and forecasts and all capital expenditure proposals as well as ensuring compliance with customer and legal requirements. Support the management of the budget from identification to completion of projects.
Support legislative and commercial aspects of budget to ensure they are delivered on each project.
Liaise and coordinate with clients, members of the engineering team and contractors on technical and commercial issues
Meeting and Coordination Management
Ensure all GEDs meetings (Management, Directorate, Technical, Procurement etc.) are held weekly with full attendance and documented appropriately.