This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the FSS Programme Office/delivery team and be involved in a strategically important complex project for the Royal Navy (RN) and Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA). You will hold a delivery role within the Programme with some exposure to senior leaders within Harland & Wolff and additional internal and external stakeholders with opportunity of future career prospects and progression within the FSS Programme and Harland & Wolff shipyard and/or business operations.

Location:  Belfast/Appledore/London/Methil. We’re willing to accommodate flexible arrangements with a requirement to attend Belfast/Appledore/supplier site(s) up to 60% in a working month. You shall also be expected to travel within the role; with time at our Client’s shipyards in Spain and FSS Sub-contractor sites in the UK and abroad on occasions 

The Role

  • You’ll report to an assigned FSS Programme/Project Manager – Equipment Delivery within the FSS Programme Office.
  • You will support the FSS Programme Management Leadership – Equipment Delivery in executing H&W assigned supplier Major-Subcontracts for the three FSS Ships and the programme delivery of the Recapitialisation Equipment and Civils work scope.
  • Work closely ‘hand in hand’ with H&W / FSS Procurement Function, along with assigned staff onto the FSS Programme from H&W’s, BMT’s and Navantia’s Engineering and Production Teams.   
  • Gain an understanding of the compliance with internal and external governance and regulatory requirements, including Lifecycle Management, LR certification and MCA compliance.
  • Support the execution-phase of one or more assigned Sub-Contract(s) – post Contract Award (CA) – within a combined supplier facing team – consisting of assigned staff from the Procurement, Engineering/Technical and Production Functions of H&W, NV and BMT. 
  • Ensuring compliance and assurance with process mandates and reviews 

About you

  • A willingness to learn and/or be aware of Project and Sub-Contract Management (tools, techniques, practices). 
  • Collaborative team player, with potential to take the lead when a situation demands either internally, with customers or suppliers. 
  • Good transparent and fully inclusive behaviours within the Team environment – with a collaborative style that enables the team and organisation to grow and deliver to its deadlines. 
  • Risk & Opportunity Management – knowledge of what risks and opportunities are and the differentiation to issues and challenges.  
  • Good communication skills  
  • Awareness of Matrix-Management environments. 

The Package

  • Competitive base pay
  • Company pension
  • 31 days annual holiday
  • Excellent career opportunity
  • Opportunity to work on a strategically important complex project
  • Hybrid working

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Job Category: Project Engineer
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Appledore Belfast London Methil

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