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MEP Assurance Manager

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

MEP Assurance Manager

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Joining our Group and its 18,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.


In the UK, we are delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. We work in the transport and energy sectors, providing consultancy, engineering and operations services for clients such as major airports, governments, regulators, cities and rail and road operators.


With over 50 years of experience in the rail industry, we’ve delivered complex and challenging multidisciplinary projects all over the world. Our expertise extends to depots, operations, maintenance analytics and asset management across all aspects of rail, including transport, technical and sustainability assessments and systems infrastructure.


About the role


The MEP Assurance Manager (Rail) will be responsible for planning the assurance and certification strategy for the MEP Design and Construction Work Packages and agreeing the acceptance criteria with the client, enabling them and to accept that the requirements and design intent being delivered by the JV and its subcontractors meet the needs and objectives of the client.

The role is based in London working on a hybrid basis.


Job description

Duties & responsibilities

  • To support the Assurance Director in the development and implementation of the Assurance Strategy, plans, processes and systems within the project.
  • Contribute to the continued improvement of the assurance strategy, processes and systems for Design, Construction, Testing & Commissioning and Handover in collaboration with delivery teams, subject matter expert’s stakeholders and the employer.
  • Provide narrative reports and metrics against KPI targets; progressive assurance activities; Certification and Sign off Status.
  • Undertake activities as defined in the project Plans and Procedures in liaison with those delivering the works. The activities will include monitoring progress of works, reviewing deliverables for evidence of compliance, raising issues / non-conformances where appropriate and negotiating corrective actions with those responsible for the works.
  • Coordinate the certification activities for work packages to gain L3 certification from the Employer
  • Deliver assurance communications such as staff briefings and assurance awareness training.
  • Creating the MEP assurance regime for the project.
    Application of the assurance activity, particularly in regard to change, design configuration control and capturing of design decisions.
  • Engage with the MEP delivery team to capture or define acceptance criteria for design approval, demonstration of capability, acceptance of equipment and operability as appropriate.
  • Support the Engagement with stakeholders to achieve the delivery of an efficient and effective assurance regime.
  • Confirm and manage the MEP Design and assurance requirements with subcontractors/supply chain.
  • Undertake requirements and assurance activities including leading reviews, collating evidence and providing progress reports of MEP team, sub-contractors, supply chain and consultants.
  • Maintain procedures, competence levels and systems for assurance management as used by the project.


Qualifications, Skills, Experience & Attributes


Essential (minimum requirement for interview)

  • Chartered Engineer or significant experience of working at equivalent level in a project environment.

  • Experience of the application of MEP assurance processes, preferably in rail infrastructure / construction projects or equivalent.

  • Knowledge and experience of the regulatory environment and statutory obligations relating to rail infrastructure / construction projects or equivalent.

  • Capable of developing plans and managing workload / activities and taking sole accountability for task delivery.
  • Capable of working collaboratively and effectively with project delivery teams, management and the project leadership, clients, sub-contractors, regulatory bodies and other major stakeholders, credible in building relationships.
  • Able to show resilience and tenacity whilst remaining adaptable and flexible when working under the pressure of tight deadlines and project change.
  • High standard of verbal & written communication skills.



What's in it for you


By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

27 days’ annual leave on top of bank holidays

  • Annual Bonus, depending on level
  • Private medical insurance For you and your family
  • Life Assurance Bereavement Support Service
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers with Specsavers
  • Travel Loans
  • Mobile Phone Allowance
  • Healthcare – Individual or family based on employee level
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme
  • Training & Development


We are committed to our planet


In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.


Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion 


We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.



Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years