innovation / project engineer in newport

18 August 2017
nick davis, randstad cpe
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newport, wales
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Innovation/Project Engineer

Are you a committed Project Engineer? Looking to advance where you are today? Wanting to take the next steps? Wanting to work for Leading global design and consultancy firm in the engineer sector?

This exciting opportunity has arisen in Newport

Benefits include:

* Stakeholder Pension matched to 8%
* Healthcare
* Life Assurance
* Income Protection
* Annual Leave
* Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid
* Tax Free Season Ticket Loan
* Cycle to Work Scheme Additional Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
* Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
* Childcare Vouchers
* Birthday Voucher
* Long Term Service Awards
* Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make!


* To provide leadership, coordination and direction to the Alliance Innovation Programme.
* This role will have no direct reports but will necessitate relationship building (internal and external) to influence a wide variety of networks within DCC, design and delivery partners and the supply chain.

Responsibilities include:

* Own, develop, manage and report on a portfolio of ideas within the Alliance framework
* Maintain the Innovation Log and assign items to the relevant efficiency levers
* Work with efficiency lever owners to ensure the innovation programme is an embedded efficiency
* Develop and maintain networks across Capital Delivery Alliance Partners and DCC Innovation Function
* Develop networks with the design and construction partners innovation functions (at a UK and Global level)
* Through the Alliance partners, create networks for sharing innovation and best practice with other water companies
* Organise 'Lunch & Learn' sessions for the Alliance
* Scout new ideas and best practice from out of sector that may have water applications
* Participate and be the Alliance link into the DCWW innovation fora
* Work with the supply chain to leverage supply chain links for innovative products and technologies
* Attend sector and out of sector conferences and events where appropriate to communicate and gather innovation activities and ideas and to further develop networks
* Ensure that we are communicating innovation opportunities and activities to all relevant stakeholders who have a business interest in the innovation outcomes
* Participate in thought leadership opportunities to communicate Alliance direction, successes and challenges, e.g. UK Water papers, DCC internal conference presentations, presentations at water industry conferences etc
* Leading by example to promote an Injury Free Environment

About yourself

* Sound technical knowledge - quick to grasp technical solutions that will facilitate a contextual understanding of ideas/innovations proposed
* Project management experience
* Construction industry knowledge required: knowledge of the water sector preferred
* Recognition as an existing water industry technical leader will be advantageous
* Proven track record of successful management and delivery of innovation within a capital programme context
* Exhibit behaviours consistent with the Alliance vision and values
* Excellent Knowledge Management skills
* A demonstrable track record of promoting and driving innovation to produce optimal solutions at lowest whole life costs
* Collaborative approach and good communication skills

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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