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Contract Engineering Manager (P-Way)


Belfast, GB, BT3 9GB

Onsite or Hybrid: 

Job Title:              Contractors Engineering Manager (P-Way)
Location:              Belfast, UK – Agile, can be based in GB with travel to Northern Ireland
Compensation:    Attractive Salary + car allowance
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF 42896


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At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Contractors Engineering Manager (P-Way) for Babcock Rail in Belfast.
Rail Translink

The Contractors Engineering Manager (P-Way) role is based within Babcock Rail, Northern Ireland.

We’re working to deliver multi-million-pound rail projects in Northern Ireland through our partnership with the rail operator, Translink.  Whether you’re a skilled or aspiring rail professional, there are some incredible opportunities.


The role

The difference our new Contractors Engineering Manager (P-Way) will make:


As the CEM (P-Way), you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary.  Your role will be to provide independent Technical and Professional expertise to the Programme Engineering Manager to ensure compliance with industry and company standards.


Day to day, you’ll support Babcock Rail in the pursuit of Engineering Excellence, while leading and supporting the initiatives to manage compliance to Translink Standards.  You will be responsible for providing a formal link to Translink to allow Technical and Engineering issues to be discussed and disseminated.


Your day-to-day duties will include:

•    Providing support to the Programme Engineering Manager and providing professional guidance on all technical issues related to your Projects.
•    Liaising with the client’s representatives, Translink Project Team, Programme Engineering Manager, other Babcock CEMs and Babcock Rail’s Professional Heads as required regarding technical issues.
•    Providing direction and assistance in the mentoring and instruction of all technical staff in the correct methods of carrying out their duties.
•    Independently monitoring technical compliance on contracted works to ensure that the documentation as required by the Client e.g., the Asset Management Plan (AMP) is correctly completed, accurate and delivered to the client within the required timescales.


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 


Essential experience

•    Experience in a CEM role in a multi-disciplinary Rail environment.
•    Ability to lead, build and motivate a team of Engineers.
•    Professionally qualified in an appropriate engineering discipline.
•    Successful record in the project and engineering management of good-sized schemes.
•    Chartered Engineer.
•    Educated to Degree Level.
•    Fully conversant with railway structure and associated safety matters.
•    In depth knowledge of utilities, construction and contracting.


What we offer

Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 27 days plus 10 bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 7.5% of salary, with life assurance
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 
For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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