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Our Vacancy

Operations and Integration Manager

  • Defence
  • Contracting / Engineering / Technical
  • Plymouth
  • 05/04/24
  • On site

Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.


Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.


We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.


Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.


To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all.


Job Description

The Operations and Integration Manager will, manage and co-ordinate the interfaces between Design and Safety, to ensure that work packages are delivered to the required scope, quality, schedule and cost, providing an overall capability within the Dock Facility.

They will be responsible for developing design packages to the required capability and safety functions and supporting the creation of requirements through to their validation at handover.   To interface with key stakeholders, discipline leads, operators and users to ensure that an efficient design solution is delivered.  The Dock Operations & Integration Manager post operates as part of the Major Infrastructure Projects Business Unit.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead, manage and co-ordinate interfaces between Design and Safety, managing designer performance and making appropriate technical management decisions
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
  • Co-ordinate the operational aspects of the system designs into an overall facility operational concept to demonstrate functional capability
  • Co-ordinate and design spatial layout and process management of facility by integration of the system designs into an overall facility layout
  • Liaise with the UAG Lead / Engineer to ensure operational aspects of the system and facility designs is understood and accepted
  • Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements, operate and deliver through compliance with the Client’s Business Management System and relevant controlled deviations
  • Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.
  • Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.

 

My profile

Experience/Qualifications required

  • Experienced in Engineering design and safety practice as relevant to the post and project. Management experience of project specification, planning project management.
  • Able to demonstrate professional understanding of Health & Safety, Design & Quality, preferably within highly regulated industry.
  • Submarine maintenance production engineering experience in a dockyard environment.
  • Knowledge of process optimisation and human interface management.
  • Experience of developing Concept of Operations (CONOPs) /procedure management information.
  • Sound understanding of industry codes and standards, industry legislation and engineering practices.
  • Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements.
  • The post holder must be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required in the technical management of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle.
  • Provide expert advice to the sub-contracted design houses to enable them to develop the design.
  • Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements.
  • Project specification, planning, project management and budgeting experience.
  • Understanding of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements, and ability to manage projects in accordance with these procedures.
  • Working knowledge of relevant engineering office computer applications.
  • Experience of the design support to construction, operation, refit/repair of conventional and nuclear submarines and/or facilities.
  • Experience of a ‘Systems Thinking’ approach to design issues.
     

Due to the nature of this role the successful candidate will require Security clearance. To gain this they will be required to be a Sole UK national,  Hybrid working from home/Assystem Office

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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