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    £Competitive + £4,000 Flex allowance, up to 20% bonus and benefits
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Senior Project Engineer

Job Requirements

To be the airport for everyone whatever your journey

Job Title:                           Senior Project Engineer

Compensation:               The salary for this role has not been advertised, however, we promise you won't be disappointed. If you want to know more detail, our recruitment team will be able to advise – please contact them on 0330 053 2129.

40 hours, Monday – Friday. Hybrid working available.

Are you looking for a role a little closer to home, with less travel, giving you a better work/life balance? Here at London Gatwick no two projects are the same, the only thing that is consistent is the location. We have a variety of diverse projects to keep you challenged, all on one site; and due to continued growth have plenty of complex and interesting projects on the horizon. As a Senior Project Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to work on ground-breaking projects that will shape the future of London Gatwick, , supporting delivery of a substantial investment plan to develop and enhance our airport infrastructure and facilities.

Your ideas will be valued, and your contributions will have a lasting impact on our organisation and for our passengers. Your role is pivotal in leading the design of large, strategically important projects for London Gatwick with typical budgets over £25m, ensuring that design meets projects requirements, whilst achieving real value for money. This role i involves every stage of the project process, ensuring that all projects are installed in accordance with approved designs.

What is the role?

As a Senior Project Engineer, you will hold a pivotal role within our organisation. You will be an integral part of our project delivery team, leading the design of substantial, strategically critical projects. Alternatively, you may supervise multiple projects within a specific sub-programme or provide support to a ProgrammeDesign Manager on more complex projects.

Other duties include:

  • Developing project scope to meet the business needs along with delivering effective design management on individual projects.
  • Working with multiple stakeholders to support the successful delivery of projects
  • Seeking cost effective design solutions and managing external design consultants
  • Providing technical input to any design changes through the lifecycle of the project
  • Lead any assigned Design Management resources and fulfil a supervisory role for Project Engineers within the broader programme team.

What are we looking for?

The live environment at London Gatwick requires all our teams to have a flexible and adaptable approach, with problem solving skills and an innovative outlook. Involved in projects from inception to completion you will work alongside multiple stakeholders. In addition, this role requires:

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in an engineering discipline
  • Experience in engineering design or design management on large infrastructure projects, or multi-year programmes with typically values in excess of £15m
  • An understanding of the importance of controlling and managing the project close out and handover process

What's in it for you?

Our employees tell us that working here is something special and no day is like another; Where our teams do something everyday other airports only dream of. Along with a competitive salary our employees enjoy a range of personal, health and financial benefits, including:

  • Performance-based bonus scheme
  • High street shops and restaurant discounts
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Professional training to develop
  • Discounted travel
  • Volunteer days

 What it's like to work at London Gatwick?

At London Gatwick, our people are our biggest asset. We want our people to thrive and have the best experience while working with us. We know we are all at our best when we feel comfortable and included.

We are an organisation that places diversity, equity and inclusion at its heart. Our aim; to create a place where everyone belongs and has a voice, and we recognise we all play an important role in our success.

To find out more about what it's like to work at London Gatwick, visit our careers site Careers | Grow your career with Gatwick Airport LGW

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made as part of the application process please contact us directly.

Click apply to start your career with London Gatwick 

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Meet the recruiter

Giles Kinrade



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