Project Development Engineer/Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
North West
North West England
£55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits
Quanta Consultancy Services Ltd
Job Ref:

Project Development Manager / Engineer – 22505KF

- National role - applicants will be based at the closest office to their residence in the North West or Midlands.
- Car or Car Allowance, Annual Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package and Pension.

Quanta have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Development Manager with an engineering background in the industrial energy sector to join our technical direction team in North West of England. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and delivery of projects within the energy business with the highest levels of customer service delivery, cost efficiency and health and safety compliance.

You will contribute to the growth of the company by developing energy generation and distribution solutions including CHP, Steam, LTHW, Chilled Water, District Energy. All will need to meet our customer requirements for resilience, performance and optimise life cycle cost.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to build strong and productive relationships both internally and externally to support business growth, including identifying viable opportunities for new works and cross-selling where possible.


- Working with the Business Development and Operations teams to lead the development of projects for energy generation and distribution plant including technical/commercial feasibility, options assessment and cost evaluation, outline programme and resource plan, project risk assessment, stakeholders/peer reviews, the compilation of proposal and analysis of bid returns.
- Customer facing role to develop trusting and constructive relationships and gather information about needs, site constraints, key drivers, carbon credentials, site energy strategies.  
- Lead the concept design exercise considering site demands, local constraints and best available technology.
- Engage with all the various stakeholders that will impact on the solution: DNO, Gas supplier, EA, Planning, equipment suppliers, M&E contractor.
- Coordinate support from our in-house specialist functions (Energy Markets, Supply Chain, Legal, Finance, Risk Management & Insurance).
- Compile scope of work and gather relevant technical specifications that will help suppliers and contractors provide reliable quotations. Coordinate site contractors site visits.
- Prepare a project procurement strategy.
- Prepare project business cases and present them to a senior management Investment Committee.

 Experience Required: 

- We’re looking for a qualified engineer in the mechanical field with good awareness of civil and electrical engineering and with experience of the energy industry particularly energy, power and utilities (steam raising, CHP, compressed air, chilled water and District Energy Network). You will be able to articulate complex technical concepts and commercial considerations.
- You will have a track record in developing concept designs, evaluating project risks, estimating the cost and producing proposals for energy generating plant.
- The successful candidate will have a good understanding of thermal processes and relevant British Standards and Codes of Practice, in the fields of steam, hot water, heat exchanger, hydraulics, pressure losses to lead design reviews.
- You will have strong health and safety knowledge to cultivate the “think safe, work safe, home safe” culture within the company.
- Expected to be commercially astute with experience of costing models and estimation with a creative and solution-oriented thinker with technical pioneering experience in a client facing capacity.

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Contact Details:
Quanta Consultancy Services Ltd
Tel: (0) 1442 869 223
Contact: Kriss Ford

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