Project & Department Manager - Engineering

Engineering Project & Department Manager, Huddersfield, Kirklees

Project & Department Manager - Engineering

Engineering Project & Department Manager, Huddersfield, Kirklees

We are currently working alongside a privately owned and established multimillion-pound engineering firm, who is now looking to appoint an experienced Engineering Contracts Manager (Project & Department Manager).

Company-specific training will be given but the successful applicant must have a proven track record in a similar role.

This role will suit an ambitious and driven individual who is looking for a promising future and career. You must be intelligent, extremely customer-focused, able to support and guide your team in your department.

Role Details

  • The effective operation of the Contracts Department in providing;
  • An efficient, cost-effective and prompt service to customers at all times.
  • Its contribution towards the Company’s Business Objectives.
  • Effective management of all personnel within the department - permanent, temporary or subcontract and resources available to the department.


  • (Due to the changing nature of the business your job description will inevitably change. You will, from time to time, be required to undertake other activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities as directed by your line Director).
  • 1. All contracts from receipt of order through to completion of warranty period (the contract period) including the following;
  • Taking over responsibility of project from sales at the point each order is received and processed.
  • Ensuring the agreed requirements for all contracts are met including meeting delivery dates, effective installation and operation and satisfactory completion of each customer order in budget and within any constraints particular to each order.
  • Providing the first point of contact for the customer at all stages during the contract
  • All contract administration including contract review and terms and conditions.
  • All technical administration and problems solving.
  • All financial administration, negotiation of price variations and changes
  • Liaison with all other departments as necessary to assist and help coordinate their activities in order to meet the requirements of each order.
  • Prompt notification to accounts regarding invoicing and applications.
  • 2. Planning, organizing, management and effective completion of all work undertaken on Customers' sites during the contract period.
  • 3. Troubleshooting and problem solving with assistance from other departments where required.
  • 4. Dealing with customer complaints and achieving Customer Satisfaction.
  • 5. Managing all contracts/orders to ensure deadlines are achieved.
  • 6. Ensuring all invoicing is undertaken in a timely manner and payments received within T&C’s.
  • 7. Coordinating department workforce to ensure all department employees are gainfully employed.
  • 8. Setting of departmental objectives to meet the company’s business objectives.
  • 9. Ensuring all department employees undergo an annual review to ensure they have the required training, resources and abilities in their role to fulfill the departmental objectives.
  • 10. Ensuring the department has the resources to fulfill the department objectives.
  • 11. Reporting of departmental progress to your line Director, the Board of Directors, or other departments (where required)


  • Experienced Contracts Manager
  • Experience of Managing and organising a department.
  • Experience of project engineer/management
  • Experience of NEC3 full and short form contracts terms also unique contract terms
  • Experience of dealing with project clients.
  • Experience of dealing with sub-contractors.
  • Qualification of HND/OND/Degree. Other suitable qualifications may be considered.

Next Steps

Please phone and email a CV. Details on the right of screen.


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Sector: Engineering & Technical
Location: Huddersfield, Kirklees
Pay:£45,925 Excellent Package Available Annual
Type: Permanent

Work Hours

Based at Head Office Huddersfield.
Some travel to UK sites. (Using pool car)

Medical insurance.
7% pension contribution by Company when employee contributes minimum 2.5%.
Death in service = 3 x salary.
Prorated 34 days holidays. 26 floating days. January to December.

Possible company and Manager bonus based on several factors including company performance.

Apply for this role

Please phone us on 01484 513333 (or 01947 660400 for Whitby-based) or email your CV

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