head of engineering power transmission

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Jermaine Matambanadzo

Contact email: jermaine.matambanadzo@gksearch.co.uk
Job ref: 33466
Published: 19 days ago

Are you an experienced Head of Engineering looking for a new challenging and varied position on a permanent basis for a  leading organisation within the renewable's sector, our client hold a 15% Market share with the industry in the UK, boasting a portfolio of over 34 GW+ of energy capacity currently dominating the UK Bess Market. Who are now looking for a Head of Engineering Specializing in Power Transmission to come in and lead a strong team of 6 engineers and 50 contractors, in a role where you will Analyse and execute complex projects across the UK. 


Head of Engineering - Power Transmission
Essential Skills / Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in engineering leadership roles, with a focus on power transmission systems and technologies.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and managing engineering teams, delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Deep technical expertise in power transmission principles, including gear systems, drivetrains, and electrical power distribution.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities including strategic thinking, decision-making, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities with a sense of urgency.

Head of Engineering - Power Transmission
Salary Package / Benefits:

  • Perm: £100,000+ per annum based on experience 
  • Very flexible Package which can be catered to meet you individual needs 
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment 
  • Based near Central London.

Head of Engineering - Power Transmission
The Role:

  • Develop and execute the engineering roadmap for power transmission products and systems, aligning with business objectives and market demands.
  • Lead and mentor a team of engineers, providing guidance, support, and technical expertise to ensure the successful delivery of projects.
  • Drive product innovation and development, leveraging emerging technologies and industry best practices to enhance performance, efficiency, and reliability.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including product management, manufacturing, and quality assurance to ensure seamless integration of engineering solutions.
  • Conduct regular design reviews, risk assessments, and performance evaluations to identify areas for improvement and optimization.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, regulations, and standards related to power transmission, incorporating relevant advancements into product design and development processes.
  • Manage project timelines, budgets, and resources effectively to meet project milestones and deliverables.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and professional development within the engineering team, promoting knowledge sharing and skill enhancement.

If you’re an experienced Head of Engineering who specialises in Power Transmission who is well versed within the Renewable and BESS world with strong experience working within DNO'S and ICP's looking for a new, challenging, and varied position for a Leading renewables who will be in charge of managing and executing projects, please apply now!