Project Engineer

The Company

The company are a large Tier one infrastructure supplier throughout the UK, in this instance working within the Anglian Water framework as part of their IOS alliance.

The Position

Receiving planned and reactive project needs from the end client, you’ll look to drive the development of optimum solutions whilst ensuring they are compliant with all required standards and regulations. This is a fast-paced and dynamic role but one where you can add value across the business and to your career aspirations by raising your profile across a number of teams within the business.


  • Support the Operational Manager in the delivery of Demand Driven work in times of high workload or resources shortages
  • Provide regular updates on progress (time, cost and quality) to the Operational Manager and other key internal and external stakeholders ensuring corporate systems are regularly maintained and updated
  • Receive (and challenge) data and assessments of risk associated with planned needs
  • Develop solutions in line with corporate governance processes and technical standards
  • Adhere to all relevant governances especially with regard to authorisation to spend and periodic review
  • Take responsibility for the accuracy of all data for projects under your control
  • CF820-51 Version 4
  • Complete and comply with all operational site Health & Safety requirements to ensure safe working practices

Could this role be for you?

To join this dynamic joint venture, you’ll hold an appropriate professional engineering qualification to complement your knowledge and experience in customer management and external stakeholder management. you will also operate a strong commercial acumen, and be a good communicator able to relay detailed data to a non-data literate audience.

The client are seeking individuals looking for a challenge, who are capable of managing their own workload and diary, with a desire to progress their career and develop.

Why Apply?

  • Secure long term employment
  • Large sector exposure
  • Car or Commercial vehicle + fuel card supplied
  • Career development opportunities

Asset and Lifecycle Manager

Asset PFI Lifecycle Manager
£50-60k + benefits

The Company
Our client is in the top 1% of employers, with double Gold “Investors in People” accreditation.
They are a Facilities Management and Infrastructure provider with a large number of contracts across the UK. Specifically you will be joining a large PFI contract in Northampton. This contract has a further 15 years to run and offers you the opportunity to run and manage the Lifecycle aspects of this contract with autonomy.
The role

  • We are looking for an experienced Asset Manager to undertake PFI Lifecycle Management. You will own the element of works from procurement through mobilisation and to final account of each project, ensuring all fund plans are updated periodically. This will be up to the value of approx. £4m/annum for the next 15 years.
  • Ownership & Accountability for all aspects of the finances activities in terms of the Lifecycle project works to ensure that best value is being realised through the projects from point of costing/tender through to planning, implementation and execution and final account.
  • To deliver the works as from condition surveys and routine inspections
  • Be accountable for health and safety culture including all aspects of the CDM regulations.
  • Develop the fund to deliver the requirements of the Lifecycle schedule whilst monitoring cashflow and the P&L requirements of the account.
  • You will deliver both cyclical and replacement activities to the quality standards expected of the Project Documents
  • Close liaison with the SPV will be required
  • You will manage 2 direct reports a Project manager and an Assistant Project Manager. Reporting directly to the Head of Commercial
  • This role is a combination of office and site based, with occasional working from home

Could this be for you?

  • Experience of lifecycle plans, asset condition reports and asset registers is a must, being able to identify asset failure in future years and plan the relevant cycles.
  • You will have prior experience of PFI and lifecycle management with strong financial acumen based around a dynamic asset management environment.
  • You will ideally have a degree in a related Construction, Quantity Surveying or Asset Management discipline. However you will be considered with ample experience in the PFI sector.

Why apply?

  • Competitive salary
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Exceptional development and progression plan
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Minimum 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Rewards Portal including healthcare, free GP service, dental and childcare vouchers

Delivery Manager – RAF Croughton

Delivery Manager
RAF Croughton

The company

You will be joining one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK, on a major MOD FM contract. They employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. You will be surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported.

The role

This is a single site position. The role will focus on the delivery of the planned and reactive maintenance across the site. This is all carried out via subcontractors and therefore your main responsibility is to build relationships with them to enable you to drive their performance. You will also have responsibility for client management and meetings etc and will also be involved in minor new works projects up to £25k.

Could this be for you?

You will need demonstrable experience of managing and supervising staff in Construction, Property Maintenance or related field.
In addition you must have experience with the following:

  • Management of the operational delivery of Estate Management tasks
  • Leading an operational team to achieve KPIs
  • Planning, directing and controlling activities via sub-contractors

Why apply

  • £38-44kk
  • Government funded defence contract
  • Excellent long term career prospects

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