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Team Leader Engineering Vehicle Certification - Assurance

  • Job reference: R-028751
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Derby
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  •  Responsible for defining and delivering an Engineering Vehicle Certification Business Plan which supports the Business Plan objectives for both your local team and for the overall Assurance service.
  •  Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of staff.
  •  Responsible for delivery of high quality consultancy services to clients, and support to others within the SNC-Lavalin Rail Consulting, as required.
  •  Identifying and supporting developments to the Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems that are required for safe and effective delivery of the services.
  •  Being a source of guidance and expertise, specifically in relation to engineering vehicles.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


  •  Define and deliver an Engineering Vehicles Certification Business Plan which delivers the Business Plan objectives for both your local team and for the overall Assurance service.
  •  Responsible for staff care and safety.
  •  Lead the bidding and delivery of assignments in engineering vehicle certification and approvals.
  •  Undertake staff appraisals and management reviews as required.
  •  Manage workload and maximise operational effectiveness.
  •  Ensure all team members receive the appropriate training for the assignments they undertake.
  •  Take a leading role in the recruitment of staff and associates to meet or exceed the Business Plan.
  •  Ensure that each task or project is undertaken by individuals or by teams having appropriate levels of qualifications, professional expertise and experience.
  •  Ensure that the roles and responsibilities of team members on each task or project are defined and understood

Assignment Delivery:

  •  Respond efficiently to client enquiries and manage all aspects of tasks undertaken for clients including estimating, tendering, planning and execution.
  •  Ensure that work is completed on time, to budget, and to the client's satisfaction.
  •  Ensure the quality of service meets defined targets and that all work exceeds the expectations of clients.
  •  Ensure that all work is undertaken in accordance with SNC-Lavalin Atkins’ procedures, including quality procedures.
  •  Work closely with other team leaders and section heads, acting as a focus for SNC-Lavalin Atkins' range of skills in engineering vehicle certification and approvals.
  •  Maintain professional expertise by participating in an approved Continuing Professional Development Scheme.


  •  Produce and deliver a service area Development Plan to ensure SNC-Lavalin Atkins' is best placed to meet the emerging market.
  •  Define the organisational structure needed for delivering engineering vehicle certification services.
  •  Train, mentor and develop individuals to help staff fulfill their potential and to enhance their competency and the range of skills that SNC-Lavalin offers to its clients whilst ensuring that staff are well motivated.
  •  Work closely with UK and overseas client account managers to develop and market SNC-Lavalin Atkins’ services for engineering vehicle certification and approvals.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  •  Essential - Chartered Engineer with a degree in a relevant discipline, or significant years related experience and / or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •  Essential - Sufficiently knowledgeable about your area to act as an assignment allocator, checker and approver so that only staff competent to execute and deliver appropriate solutions are used.
  •  Highly desirable - Should be confident to deliver presentations to formal industry forums
  •      Advantageous - Ability to read, write and communicate in a language additional to English.

Why SNC-Lavalin?

We offer a professional but nurturing environment for you to better develop in your career whilst exposing you to a wide variety of transport projects. We also offer competitive salaries, personal and company performance related bonus schemes, 33 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), private medical and dental insurance, gym membership subsidies, flexible working hours and a host of other benefits supporting a range of lifestyles.

The closing date for this application is Friday 12th August 2019.

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