Title: Project Engineer

Reports to: Opex Director – Steve Mitchell / Ben Crossley

Location: Market Harborough

Main Duties

The primary role of the Project Engineer is to provide support in the delivery of client projects to the agreed quality, budget, and timescale but also offers excellent scope for career progression and development.

  • To set up and maintain electronic project files, project issue logs, risk logs and reporting mechanisms
  • To support Project/Technical Managers with the management and delivery of all project requirements
  • To provide project management support to ensure that projects are delivered on time and in accordance with agreed cost and quality
  • To create, manage and update project programmes using Smartsheet/MS Project as necessary
  • To request and gather information from key stakeholders and clients
  • To carry out technical and commercial data analysis and research data sources as necessary to support key projects
  • To carry out MS Excel data management and manipulation, including but not limited to, financial, technical, and performance data
  • To update project reports and develop KPIs for managing performance
  • To support the preparation of project presentations
  • To ensure all activity is in accordance with Opex standards and ISO Quality requirements
  • To manage and monitor spend against the project budget and allocate costs
  • To undertake any other duties reasonably requested by Directors, Consultants and Associates.

This job description is intended to reflect, in outline the responsibilities of the job but these may change in line with the operational needs of the business needs and will be subject to periodic review.

As a small growing business employees are expected to be flexible and take on tasks that are reasonably requested but may sit outside of their job description.

Background and Education

  • Background or interest in Property/Building/Facilities Management/Technical – M & E Engineering
  • Ideally a Degree or equivalent, in Business Studies, Facilities Management, Construction, Engineering discipline

Experience & Skills

  • A minimum of 3 years work experience ideally gained in a commercial Property/FM, Construction, Engineering, Building, Surveying project environment, or Automotive and aerospace project environment
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft suite Word/PowerPoint/Excel – experience in Excel VBA and/or Power BI an advantage
  • Strong logic and numeric capability, data analysis and interpretation
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Experience in managing expectations of clients

Personal Attributes

    • Flexible attitude
    • Team player – ability to integrate in a team,
    • Self-motivated, self starter and committed to personal career development and CPD
    • Methodical – attention to detail and highly organised
    • Problem solver
    • Proactive
    • Ability to work within deadlines and manage conflicting priorities

If you’re interested in this position please supply your CV to the following email recruitment@opexconsulting.co.uk.

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