Engineering Manager - Pumped Storage Hydro

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Theodore Briffa

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Job ref: 32457
Published: about 1 year ago


Engineering Manager - Pumped Storage Hydro

Experienced Engineering Manager sought by Independent Power Producer to lead a team across two major pumped storage hydro projects with a combined capacity of 1.5GW.

As the Engineering Manager, you will ensure project designs meet with the Clients technical, performance and commercial outcomes and are delivered in line with the approved project programme and budget throughout the various stages of the Clients pumped storage hydro portfolio of project developments.


-Manage and lead Engineering resources and third-party consortiums throughout all development stages of pumped hydro storage design and construction in line with local engineering and construction codes and standards.

-Coordinate and collaborate with other Engineering resources across the business to ensure consistency in engineering management practice and knowledge sharing

-Demonstrate commercial and contractual awareness in dealing with clients and external technical partners

-Understand design compliance and reporting procedures and processes and leadership in the communication of requirements

-Manage client and stakeholder expectations and communicate effectively with the project team

-Foster the interaction between FEED designer, owners engineer, construction teams to maximise innovation and project success

-Promote the use of appropriate Digital Engineering tools and methods for managing the design process, feeding into the other project phases

-Be able to clearly communicate designs to technical and non-technical audiences

-Coordinate, select, and mentor junior Engineering resources where required

-Plan and control the delivery of project design to ensure the achievement of quality, completion, and project objectives

-Monitor the performance of external technical partners including their deliverables, costs, and timeframes

-Manage the design approval process in accordance with project requirements and program

-Manage and report the cost of design delivery in the project life cycle

-Manage design to ensure the cost of the works meets project requirements


-Civils/electrical/mechanical engineering degree. Chartered status desirable.

-At least 12 years’ experience in engineering / technical management roles on major infrastructure projects (heavy construction / underground rail / dams / reservoirs / pumped storage hydro / energy storage).

-Proven background in managing technical teams in the delivery of design and engineering solutions.

-At least client-side experience of project engineering delivery.

-Experience of at least one project lifecycle (at least FEED to Operation). Two preferred.

-Proven Financial, Commercial and Program Management skills in planning and managing budgets, including reducing costs where practical.


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