Regional Engineering Manager – EMEA – Ref 676

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  • Job Reference: 676
  • Job Title: Regional Engineering Manager – EMEA – Ref 676
  • Location: London
  • Basic Salary Range: Up to £85,000 + Excellent Package & Prospects
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Posted 7 years ago
  • This position has been filled

Our client are a global real estate company, whom are now recruiting for this role to be based within their engineering team.

  • Enforce a zero tolerance to unsafe working practices to target a zero accident rate.
  • The role is responsible for ensuring; all transitions and subsequent transformation work is executed strictly in accordance with approved operational protocols.
  • This role is responsible for ensuring; engineering practices i.e. the self-delivery of technical services are fully compliant with the relevant in country statutory/legal requirements and that the company have the appropriate accreditations in place to operate safely.
  • This role is responsible for delivering; the Engineering Services Compliance Programme (ESCP) i.e. providing technical support/mentoring engineering teams and the auditing of account compliance with against engineering standards and the Master Services Agreement (MSA) and Local Services Agreements/Exhibits (LSA).
  • This role will support the Europe team; in the pursuit or new business, the development of engineering consultancy and the execution/governance projects.
  • Participation in the EMEA Critical Environments Management Board, supporting account customers with managing business risk within mission critical environments.

Responsibilities

  • Pilot, deliver and support the next generation of maintenance strategies and technology platforms being implemented across EMEA
  • Support incident management to full reinstatement of service and root cause analysis
  • Complete technical compliance audit / building condition surveys at client premises
  • Provide subject matter & market sector expertise / 2nd Tier technical support
  • Provide energy and sustainability support / guidance
  • Complete life cycle assessments and forward planning of investment strategies
  • Manage, support and act as approver for ad hoc project works up to £1m
  • Provide ad hoc consultancy services
  • Support new business pursuits and client meetings
  • Generate additional revenue opportunities – margin contribution to business
  • Extensive travel may be required at short notice in Europe and the Middle East.
  • Evaluate, propose and implement appropriate tools/processes to support the engineering function
  • Liaise, collaborating with global/regional counterparts, to implement operational audits for linked with other support functions i.e. HSE, QA and Legal
  • Lead audits on client accounts and collaborate on required action plans
  • Assist account teams with the commercial review of engineering service providers
  • Provide maintenance optimisation proposals ensuring correct maintenance practices
  • Carry out facility condition surveys using the process on premises reporting findings to the Field Support Director and appropriate account staff
  • To participate in the EMEA Engineering forum, driving innovation across accounts ensuring that best practice is being implemented consistently
  • To support targets via Engineering best Practice
  • To liaise with procurement teams ensuring contracts with vendors are appropriate (i.e. specification led – value for money) and performance metrics are clearly monitored
  • To assist in the development of marketing materials that articulate approach to the engineering services, demonstrating the firm’s capabilities to new clients during business pursuits
  • To participate in transitions as the engineering subject matter expert
  • Liaise with the team assisting with any technical issues arising from an incident, near miss, investigation or other circumstances which require an engineering subject matter expert
  • To provide escalation / crisis management for all accounts where are engaged
  • To be appointed as the ‘responsible engineer’ for the licence across EMEA countries.  As the ‘responsible engineer ‘accountable for ensuring staff are competent technically to carry out their assigned duties
  • To be appointed as the Authorising Engineer for High Voltage/ Low Voltage, Confined Spaces and Pressure Systems working
  • Support the development of training plans to enhance and develop the skills of technicians, ensuring they remain competent to carry out their assigned duties and where possible/appropriate reduce the reliance on 3rd party suppliers

Requirements

  • Technically qualified professional mechanical or electrical engineer
  • Multi-disciplined experience
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in team and matrix environment
  • Strong communication skills, written and spoken
  • Skilled in managing vendor contracts
  • Skilled in commercial management of engineering contracts
  • Ideally able to speck technically in two languages (one must be English)
  • Appointment as “Authorising Engineer” designated to ensure staff are competent technically to carry out assigned duties
  • Practical working knowledge of best practice tools and techniques
  • Practical experience in Hard Services contract management and delivery
  • Systematic approach with good attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service ethic and a flexible approach to meeting client requirements.
  • Proven self-starter that consistently delivers to outcome specification
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in plant operational management
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Senior Management (Operations Manager or above)

Qualifications

Essential

  • A Chartered Engineer or qualifications leading to registration e.g. MSc in Mechanical, Electrical, Building Services Engineering or,
  • European Ing or qualifications leading to registration

Desirable

  • Suitably qualified as Authorising Engineer for High Voltage or Confined Space or Pressure Systems working.
  • Health and Safety Qualification i.e. NEBOSH general certificate in occupational health and safety.