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Project Engineering Manager

  • Location: Hampshire, PO1 3AQ
  • Salary: £57 - £58 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Joe Bancroft
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 08 July 2021
  • Job Ref: BH76843JS_1622123104

Would you like to join a global aerospace and defence organisation? Do you want to work as part of an organisation protecting people and maintaining maximum national security?

Due to a drive for greater success, this advanced manufacturing business is currently searching for a Project Engineering Manager to add to their talented, hardworking team in Portsmouth on an initial 6 Month contract. Striving for innovation and creativity you can ensure no two days will be the same. This role will be offering £57.93 per hour.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to not only work for a prestigious, advanced organisation, but to gain skills and knowledge you won't find anywhere else.

The Role

Within the role of Project Engineering Manager, you'll be responsible for:

*During project delivery, resolve production queries as quickly as practicable within safety / design intent. The role will include the need to carry out engineering calculations, investigate and resolve engineering and maintenance support issues, and to support Ops, COMs and Project Management functions in the delivery of ship projects or programmes. Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority (within Design Intent).
*During project planning, review all work in conjunction with ship's staff, COM and Ops to ensure that it contains sufficient engineering content, appropriate levels of acceptance and assurance and that product safety / quality considerations have been incorporated into the Project Haz ID / Quality Scope.
*Responsible for driving technology / process focussed improvements into the business and seeking out opportunities for future development of the business.
*To maintain engineering oversight, providing engineering governance, assurance and facilitating project(s) to ensure overall quality and integrity of production work in addition to formal quality related events.
*Line Management of Direct Reports.
*To liaise closely with ship project staff regularly during the course of the project and to ensure that emerging engineering issues and queries are identified and addressed through appropriate engineering channels.


To succeed within the role of Project Engineering Manager, you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the following skills:

*Extensive experience of repair, maintenance and integration of ships, their systems and equipment.
*Knowledge of design support activities with ability to conduct engineering calculations in support of tasking requirements.
*Minimum of five years' experience in an Engineering position managing complex marine engineering projects with specific experience in leading complex system integration.
*A broad knowledge of Mechanical, Electrical, Constructive, and Combat Systems.
*Experience of the development of naval ships, and the procurement of marine systems, equipment, and materials.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

* Work on complex, cutting-edge projects
* Achieve a work/life balance
* Work on long term contracts
* Develop your skills at a prestigious company
* Gain security clearance


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Project Engineering Manager, please send your CV to the resource centre via the 'apply now' button.

***[PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!]***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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