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Senior Project Manager-Engineering

Location: Surrey
Company: KBR
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Senior Project Manager-Engineering
Position Description
KBR's global business comprises two main segments - Sustainable Technology Solutions (STS) and Government Solutions (GS). This role sits within STS in the Integrated Solutions business unit. Integrated Solutions is the engineering and project delivery group providing services which include front-end and detailed engineering, procurement, construction services, and program management primarily in the hydrocarbons and energy transition industries.
KBR is currently looking to expand its team of engineering managers in Leatherhead to support projects within the Europe, Africa and Middle East area. We have upcoming opportunities for roles on a wide range of projects including carbon capture, biorefinery, hydrogen, refinery, petrochemicals, gas processing, LNG and upstream oil and gas (on and offshore).
Leatherhead based, reporting to the Director of Engineering for the region the candidate will have the primary responsibility for the technical delivery of one or more projects across pre-FEED, FEED and detailed design.
The successful candidate will have prior experience in management of engineering teams across one or more of the product lines outlined above.
Key responsibilities to includes
- Design management
- Ensure compliance with KBR corporate policies and procedures,
- Prepare, maintain and communicate an engineering resource plan, identifying required type and timing of resources.
- Prepare and maintain an engineering execution plan, describing how the engineering will be executed across Leatherhead and other engineering centres.
- Participate in preparing and updating the engineering portion of the project schedule.
- Oversee the accurately measurement, monitoring and reporting of engineering progress.
- Recognize and report changes to the scope of work, forecast cost, or forecast schedule.
- Provision of quantity trends on detailed design projects
- Design basis
- Being familiar with the contract terms and scope of work, communicate them properly to the engineering staff, and perform all activities required of engineering, as required by the contract.
- Prepare, issue, and maintain a project design basis document. Changes to the document after issue should be considered changes to the scope of work.
- Obtain, document and communicate accurate site data for the proposed facility location.
- Establish and communicate applicable regulatory requirements to engineering personnel, and ensure compliance with those regulations
- Design Method
- Implement inherent safety into the facilities beginning at the layout stage and extending through the end of the design phase.
- Implement Value Improving Practices, as appropriate, to improve the quality of project execution or the value of the project outcome.
- Monitor the quality of engineering specifications which define the work to be completed by others.
- Monitor the quality of PFDs, P&IDs and process data, which provide input to engineering on the project.
- Establish a weight database and monitor the weight of the facilities throughout the length of the contract, if required.
- Initiate and own the preparation, issuance and update of a major equipment list throughout the engineering phase of the project.
- Train, develop & mentor the next generation of Lead Engineers and Engineering Managers
- Design Assurance
- Implement quality assurance methods in accordance with the KBR Quality Management System
- Implement an engineering continuous improvement process
- Plan and implement reviews of the engineering method and products
- Plan and implement a method to ensure the integrity of the overall design
- Design Interfaces
- Develop and implement methods to effectively interface all engineering activities including multiple KBR offices, joint venture partners, third party engineering services and clients.
- Develop and implement methods to effectively interface with (non-engineering) third parties on the project, including Project Management, HSE Management, Quality Management, Procurement & Materials Management, Information Management, Project Controls Management, Construction Management, Licensors, Suppliers and Subcontractors.
- Assist in the preparation of bid packages, purchase orders and subcontracts for equipment and bulk items by preparing technical requisition packages and technical evaluations.
- Implement an effective constructability program, intended to adjust the design to simplify the fabrication and construction of the project facilities.
Key Attributes / skills:
- Senior professional with strong personal drive and credibility with both internal and external stakeholders.
- Proficient oral and written communications skills. Collaborates well in a team environment
- Track record of project delivery in Europe (strong preference), Middle East or Africa.
- Demonstratable flexibility and ability to adapt to changing project-related priorities and deliver high quality, accurate work within required deadlines.
- Ability to works things through with clients to resolve issues, including conflicting demands, sensitive situations, and conflicts with other groups.
- Abides by the KBR Code of Business Conduct and business ethics.
- Excellent awareness of environmental and sustainability issues.
- Skills typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in Engineering and possession of a Professional Engineering qualification
When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. Through collaboration with our customers, we're defining tomorrow's challenges, then providing the solutions and services to overcome those challenges, always maintaining our commitment to total safety and reliability.
At KBR, we partner with government and industry clients to provide purposeful and comprehensive solutions with an emphasis on efficiency and safety. With a full portfolio of services, proprietary technologies and expertise, our employees are ready to handle projects and missions throughout their entire lifecycle, from planning and design to sustainability and maintenance. Whether at the bottom of the ocean or in outer space, our clients trust us to deliver the impossible on a daily basis.
Working at KBR means being rewarded for your contributions. In addition to competitive benefits and professional development, our people are empowered to use all their potential, creating meaningful change for themselves and our clients. We attract the best minds in the world because our expertise thrives on creativity, resourcefulness and collaboration. That is how we supply our clients with cutting-edge solutions and services.
As the needs of the world change, we're ready to respond and guide the way forward with strategic, sustainable, and technological advancements grounded in more than a century of practical application and execution.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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