Project Engineering Manager

Project Management & Controls
Renewable energy
Vacancy ID


  • Preparing, scheduling, coordinating and monitoring the engineering activities within projects.
  • Monitoring compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications.
  • Interacting daily with the suppliers and service providers to interpret their needs and requirements.
  • Representing the client in the field.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors/suppliers for the flawless execution of projects
  • Defines the engineering organization charts, staffing and personnel roles with service supplying engineering companies.
  • Defines provisional manpower histograms and controls the qualification of assigned engineering personnel.
  • Ensures the technical part of Contract reviews.
  • Participates to the induction of the engineering team to contract- and project requirements.
  • Provides instructions to the engineering team through project engineering instructions and procedures.
  • Ensures the issue, the validation and the maintenance of the project equipment lists and /or other key engineering documents as applicable to each project.
  • Ensures effective interdisciplinary coordination through weekly meetings. Takes the necessary technical decisions in case of unresolved conflicts between disciplines. Controls that the engineering team properly interfaces with other project members.
  • Supervises the issue of engineering deliverables and approves the key engineering documents.
  • Participates to project planning definition by providing engineering milestones and requirements.
  • Ensures that engineering activity is compliant with project milestones. Alerts project management in case of unforeseen variation and suggests if needed mitigation measures
  • Ensures effective technical coordination with Client's representatives and as such participates to good communication with Client.
  • Consolidates engineering budgets based on discipline departments budgets and controls it during the project. Alerts the Project Manager in case of variation and suggests if needed mitigation measures.
  • Supervises the initiation and maintenance of project files.
  • Leads and attends the design and safety reviews and supervises the follow up of the outcomes.
  • Contributes to Project reporting for the engineering part (like activities, quantities, budget, areas of concern);
  • Participates to contract management by initiating, collecting and consolidating the variation requests and change orders.
  • Participates to Risk management for the engineering concerns.
  • Initiates Value engineering and best practice.
  • Ensures that the engineering final dossier is properly prepared and filed and that lessons learned for engineering are clearly identified.


  • BSc. degree in a relevant Engineering discipline.
  • A postgraduate qualification in a relevant area of expertise (e.g., Business administration, project management) would be advantageous.
  • Minimum of 10-year relevant professional experience and a strong track record in the management of detailed engineering activities for the petrochemical or energy industry.
  • Experience gained during the construction, commissioning and start-up of projects would be advantageous.
  • Previous experience in the engineering section of a construction company would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Working knowledge of the software tools typically used in Engineering companies (like for Simulation, Planning & Scheduling, 3D design).

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