Projects Software Control Systems Team Leader

Lead a team of engineers through the whole lifecycle of delivering projects to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and to quality requirements.


  • Hampshire

Main responsibilities:

  • Commit to the whole lifecycle of delivering projects, from quoting to completion.
  • Be forward thinking to identify when gaps and overloads may exist in the team’s work load.
  • Lead a team of engineers and, when needed, contractors, sub-contractors and work partners, to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and to quality requirements.
  • Identify, manage and mitigate project risks.
  • Contract review and negotiation.
  • Select and manage any sub-contractors required for completion of project.
  • Identify and manage any work outside of project scope, ensuring customers’ expectations are clearly set out and met.
  • Attend site for surveys/client meetings and on-site work (may apply).
  • Review future project requirements for required resources, and identify training and development opportunities for your team.
  • Develop engineers in your team; manage expectations and progression.

Required skills and experience:

  • Highly motivated, good communicator of all levels, organised and flexible
  • Has the following characteristics: good attitude, adaptable, resilient, good business acumen, responsible, and a happy team player.
  • Contractual awareness would be advantageous.
  • Experience working in an engineering environment.
  • Able to lead a team through the highs, lows and challenges of project delivery.
  • Thinks outside the box and pushes boundaries.
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Fosters great relationships with customers, suppliers and colleagues.
  • Experience managing control system, PLC- and SCADA-type projects.
  • Understanding of PLC and SCADA control systems required.
  • Experience in oil & gas/functional safety systems desirable, but not essential.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK