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Actemium Birmingham - Junior Contracts Engineer

  • CDI
  • Royaume Uni

Job description

Actemium, Birmingham is part of the Actemium UK Limited group of business units with locations across the UK. Ultimately part of Vinci Energies a multi-billion £ & multi-national organisation.

The MAIN sector we currently operate within is Automotive (LV Contracting & Passive Network Infrastructure). We are currently looking for a Junior Contract Engineer.

The Junior Contracts Engineer is a key position within our business. Supporting the Senior Contracts Engineer / Sector Manager across a range of projects and key customers.


Competitive Salary + Pension + Share Scheme + EV Car Scheme + Healthcare + Beneftis


Key Objectives

  • Support SCE in developing projects and tenders. 
  • Support and oversee successful delivery of projects to scope, target cost, quality, programme and completion encompassing design, engineering, program delivery, handover and commercial aspects 
  • Liaise with external consultants or contractors engaged in providing technical support activities to the project
  • Responsible for all safety, health, environment and quality matters including driving excellence and championing continuous improvement related to the projects and other activities within job role



  • Supporting Contract Engineer on projects and tenders in terms of financial performance, deadline compliance and technical performance of the work.
  • Supervised management of projects under SCE authority, covering all day to day activities including health & safety of site operatives and subcontractors.
  • Verifies & validates sales orders before acknowledging receipts.
  • Quarterly Account Closing of projects including forecast estimates. 
  • Manages the procurement and purchases for project.
  • Responsible for the technical aspects of the project either directly or under direction of Contract Engineer.
  • Customer interface for own projects 
  • Actively drives own individual commercial action plan and personal management with robust SMART objectives reviewed as minimum on 6 monthly basis (quarterly in year 1)
  • Maintaining contract document control in line with all relevant systems and procedures e.g. Integrated Business Management System (IBMS) including but not limited to ISO14001, ISO9001, OHSAS
  • Develop and manage key customer relationships, through regular reviews of contract performance with customers, understanding and managing needs and gaps


Desired profile

  • Degree or HNC/HND qualified in Electrical engineering or equivalent technical discipline / experience would be ideal     
  • Absolute and no compromise approach to Health, Safety and Wellbeing
  • Excellent organisational, planning and activity management skills; able to manage multiple projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality
  • Good understanding of commercial issues affecting project performance and experience in assessing value / evaluating variations of works undertaken
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with contractors and their employees at all levels
  • Calm professional manner, but able to take firm and timely decisions
  • Positive "can do" attitude, be proactive to identify and resolve problems
  • Ability to deliver / support delivery of projects to demanding deadlines
  • Ability to develop collaborative and professional customer focused relationships
  • Good management skills, with the ability to motivate colleagues, peers and project teams
  • Excellent communications skills; ability to simplify complex concepts both orally and in written form
  • Able to work extended and/or unsocial hours to the full requirements of the role


Part of the VINCI Energies Group, Actemium provide engineering design, project management, installation and commissioning of electrical, mechanical and IT services in the United Kingdom since 1907.
In addition, we provide specialist maintenance operations, fully complemented with accredited safety tests and inspection services to optimise the operational efficiency and safety of our client's equipment and systems. Whilst part of a global network of 300 Business Units, Actemium UK comprises of 7 Business Units covering all of the UK & RoI.

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