AWE have an exciting new opportunity to join our Engineering leadership team providing direction and management of a professional engineering service in support of our CASD (continuous at sea deterrent) programme and AWE's strategic goals.
Senior Manager - Engineering
Location: Reading / Basingstoke Area
Salary: £55,450 - £75,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)
AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:
Market leading contributory pension scheme
Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year plus every other Friday off)
Flexible working hours
Salary sacrifice scheme
Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)
We are looking to appoint a senior manager to be a focal point for advice, information and expertise about policy, best practice, engineering knowledge and standards. You will provide due governance and management to meet relevant Nuclear Licence conditions, safety codes and quality standards.
Key Accountabilities include:
Provide leadership and governance to maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality across all areas of engineering with specific specialist knowledge within the nuclear environment
Provide leadership and optimise the delivery of engineering service
Provide improvement mechanisms based on current operating
Support and maintain a culture of zero accidents or incidents relating to occupational and personal safety, security, health issues and environmental matters
Act as a line manager, accountable for the mentoring, development, reporting and conduct of staff in your reporting chain
Maintain a comprehensive understanding of relevant legislative documentation and standards, ensuring changes are disseminated and appropriately applied
Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a team player
Additional accountabilities for this job profile may be defined and appointed through the Chief Engineer Management Arrangements, with appointees listed within the Company Design Authorities and Technical Authorities, as held in the company management system.
The ideal candidate will be at ease articulating technical complexities, able to chair technical and general meetings and direct work to meet the programme.
To be successful in this role you should have:
Previous experience of working in a technical environment with responsibility for the engineering lifecycle
Knowledge of legislation and standards relating to safety within engineering e.g. HSAWA, CDM and their application if needed
Previous experience leading multi-discipline teams
Accredited Honours degree or HNC/HND with suitable experience
Incorporated Engineer or equivalent
Ability to demonstrate excellent decision making and problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and organisational skills
Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills
Member or Fellow of an engineering institution
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.