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Head of Engineering (Mechanical)

Job Title: Head of Engineering (Mechanical)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Jersey, Channel Isles
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 4501_1510662546
Contact Name: Chris Bennett
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

An exciting, diverse opportunity for an experienced Head of Engineering has arisen with a global company that have an internal engineering division that deliver a wide range of projects valued from £100K to £30M.

As the Head of Engineering, you will be responsible for the creation of a technical edge to the business. This will involve management of a small team of in-house personnel and a wider external team of consultants /advisers and shaping them into a strong collaborative technical capability within an innovative culture.

Reporting to the Head of Infrastructure you will also be taked with the management and coordination of projects from initial concept and planning stage through the design stages and to construction. This will entail working closely with external architects, structural, civil, mechanical and electrical consultants as well as internal teams to deliver high quality successful building and infrastructure projects.

With the company becoming fully BIM2+ compliant there will be an emphasis on the successful person having a strong working knowledge of BIM and being proficient with Revit. As for your discipline,

The Head of Engineering shall be engineering degree qualified with a minimum of 10 years' experience in a highly technical environment. Qualifications would underpin an understanding of all design phases, consultancy contracts, project management, cost engineering and innovation management, with a background in building construction and specialising in either Building Services, Civil or Structural engineering, with a decent understanding or experience working with the other disciplines.

This is a fantastic long-term opportunity with a company that have a large number of current and future projects in the UK, Caribbean, Channel Isles, Spain and Australia.

The preferable option is for the succesful candidate to be based in Jersey, a relocation bonus and provide the option to work through the Jersey arm of the company which will have huge tax benefits.

The company do not have a pension or healthcare scheme etc., instead they pay a full package in one annual sum.

This is a role that encourages someone to bring their ideas to the table and be creative and positive in the work place to be successful and happy. The day to day role will be diverse with new challenges and overall a well-paid, interesting and secure position.