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Senior Engineering Manager

R-046477
  1. Birmingham, Derby, York, Glasgow
  1. Transportation

Senior Engineering Manager

Senior Signalling Engineering Manager 

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

The Intelligent Mobility and Smart Technology (IMST) practice, within the UK Transportation business, is the home of our market leading transport technology and mobility capability.  We work across the transport sector helping our clients navigate through a rapidly changing world linking current Intelligent Transport Systems with future-focused technology opportunities. The practice provides consultancy advisory, research, technical and design services to a broad set of UK and international clients in the transport sector, including the Department for Transport, Highways England, Network Rail and UK local authorities.  We blend market-leading capability in motorway control systems, toll road systems, urban traffic control and operations and smart ticketing with thinking and advice on emerging trends and growing areas such as digital highways, mobility as a service and Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs).

Atkins has one of the Rail industry’s largest signalling engineering teams.  You will be joining a Atkin’s Signalling Systems Practice with a team of over 100 professional signalling design, project engineers and engineering managers.  This together with Atkins broader cross discipline capability means engineers have an unrivalled collective knowledge to tap into and learn from.

The Role

This role is a senior leader within the project team with responsibility for all Engineering aspects of the project.  Project reporting will be to the Project Director with line reporting to the Signalling Systems Practice Manager – Delivery.  This role and will be the Contractor’s Engineering Manager for the project, and will provide leadership to all discipline engineers and teams

Primary functions of the role include:

  • Providing leadership to, and Coordinating the efforts of the engineering teams
  • Setting the safety and engineering culture for the project
  • Understanding contractual requirements and communicating to the Engineering Team
  • Focal point for technical issues/coordinating between Atkins, Sub-contractors and Client
  • Addressing and resolving scope cost changes and schedule impact issues with the Project Manager
  • Ensuring achievement of safety, quality, schedule and cost objectives
  • Addressing Engineering personnel performance issues
  • Ensuring Document Management supports the projects needs
  • Developing and coordinating Engineering subcontracts
  • Leading inter disciplinary communication, activies and reviews
  • Actively managing the engineering budget
  • Assist with project closeout and turnover of deliverables to Client
  • Supporting the collective learning of the organisation.

    What you can bring

    Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Extensive UK signalling project engineering experience
  • Extensive senior leadership experience
  • Experience of undertaking CEM / CRE responsibilities on Network Rail infrastructure
  • Understanding of risk management, CDM and CSM

    Desirable Experience:

  • Chartered Engineer
  • Holds applicable IRSE Licences
  • Full Member of the IRSE
  • Experience of introducing new equipment / systems onto the rail network

    Essential Person Qualities

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work closely with team members located in different offices
  • Collaborative team player, focused on results
  • Can do attitude and flexible
  • Innovative thinker and problem solver

    Why work for Atkins?

    Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

    Meeting your needs

    To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.

    Making sure you're supported is important to us. So if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

Read more about 'Total Reward'.

More about us

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Atkins, ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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