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Falkland Islands Government

2023-09-19 04:04:27

salary: 61691.00 British Pound . GBP Annual

Job location Barkingside, Greater London, United Kingdom

Job type: contract

Job industry: Construction

Job description

The Public Works Department is currently recruiting for a Design Engineer. The directorate is one of the largest departments in the Falkland Islands Government, with responsibility for the development, construction and maintenance of key infrastructure required to support our community in the Falkland Islands. Are you ready for the adventure of living in a beautiful and unique country? If so, look no further than this advertisement Design Engineer Stanley, Falkland Islands Fixed Term Contract, up to 4 years Starting Salary £53,759 up to £61,691 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience) plus 25% Gratuity (taxable) & Flights and Relocation Package Minimum of 10 years supervisory management experience The Role The successful candidate will be responsible for the Preparation of designs, reports and contract documents for construction/infrastructure projects, to enable the works to be built efficiently and economically. Your responsibility will include Direct management responsibility for 7 staff including Designers, CAD Technician and Surveyors The Person You will have excellent interpersonal skills, able to manage the preparation of detailed technical designs, reports and contract documentation as the professional lead on all matters relating to the Design Section of the Public Works Department to ensure the provision of an effective service. You will be able to manage, motivate, supervise and mentor staff to assist the Design Engineer to carry out his duties, including performance management. Candidates should hold a recognised Degree and should be a Chartered Civil/Structural Engineer. The individual best suited to this role should have a minimum of 10 Years supervisory management experience and able to work in a complex political stakeholder environment. The Package Fixed Term Contract, up to 4 years. Starting Salary £53,759 up to £61,691 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience). Eligibility for a 25% Gratuity (taxable), paid upon successful completion of contract. 41 days paid leave, 30 days paid annual leave plus 11 government and public holidays. Relocation Allowance, to help with moving costs. Flights Package, for you and any recognised dependents residing with you at post both at the beginning and end of contract, along with additional annual return flights contingent on the duration of the contract. Government Housing, for rent and a starter pack to help you settle in. A stimulating and supportive setting to work in and a unique and beautiful setting to live in. Falkland Islands Government (FIG) The Falkland Islands is a British Overseas Territory with full internal self-government. As the largest employer in the Falkland Islands, FIG offers unique job opportunities in various public services, including town planning, health and social services, and education. FIG also provides services specific to the needs of the Falkland Islands, such as fisheries research, power generation, and the Government Air Service, FIGAS. The Falkland Islands Set in the South Atlantic Ocean, around 400 miles east of South America and 8000 miles south-west of the UK, the Falkland Islands are a small, thriving community with a British way of life, benefiting from good local services, a varied social calendar and an absence of traffic jams! The Falkland Islands stunning natural environment provides an unspoiled landscape and amazing wildlife to observe and explore, including penguins, whales and dolphins, all seen from the shore. For those with a sense of adventure, it provides opportunities which are hard to match anywhere else in the world. How to apply for the role: If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click apply today and you will be directed to our website where you will be able to submit an application form. You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please. Other suitable skills and experience include Design Engineer, Design Manager, Chartered Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer, CAD Engineer, CAD Manager, Project Manager, Project Management, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Senior Design Engineer

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