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Engineering Manager

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

Birmingham, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any


The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, conventional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.

SYSTRA are looking to expand our Signature Team in the UK, working on high profile infrastructure projects such as Crossrail and HS2, we are building on our 50 years of success in the UK by growing our team and looking for passionate people to deliver projects across our portfolio.


We are now seeking to strengthen and grow our Engineering team in our Birmingham office, by recruiting an experienced Engineering Manager to support with the ongoing diversification of our portfolio as well as providing technical leadership for projects and bids.


The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of experience within the Civil Engineering/Transportation/Infrastructure sectors.


This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Engineering Manager to further their career in a highly motivated and inspirational environment.


Main Duties


  • Produce and manage the engineering management plan for allocated projects
  • Implement systems and procedures to maintain a cost effective, high quality, safe and environmentally responsible approach to design, construction, commissioning
  • Apply engineering controls and procedures to all projects
  • Maintain a robust technical coordination process and chair design integration reviews
  • Management of engineering schedules and deliverables
  • Identify and document any derogations / non-compliances
  • Implement effective, value for money and innovative design solutions to meet technical and project requirements
  • Liaise with clients and ensure their requirements are effectively communicated to the team
  • Review technical documents and reports and assist in the preparation of expressions of interest and tenders
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly the CDM regulations
  • Checks to ensure compliance with the Integrated Management System and assist in its development




  • Experienced in the delivery of technical co-ordination and integration of multi-discipline design inputs, through full project life-cycle through design and implementation to operation
  • Experience in developing and supporting infrastructure bids and tenders
  • Experience working across various infrastructure engineering, especially in relation to High Speed Rail, Conventional Rail and Metro and LRT projects
  • Providing technically sound design solutions, including all associated reporting and cost estimating, to programme and within budget
  • Ensuring constructability, value for money, and innovation are considered at all stages
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant technical standards
  • Chartered Engineer, MICE or industry recognised equivalent  


In return, we offer a very competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with opportunities for flexible working and career development.


Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL

SYSTRA is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and value applications from all.

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