Senior Consultant - Engineering Compliance

Birmingham, Manchester - Quay West
20 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Position

Senior Consultant - Engineering Compliance

The WYG Group, an international award winning multidisciplinary consultant, has a track record of providing creative solutions to some of the world’s most challenging projects. Our creative and insightful consultants work with clients to identify, define and deliver innovative solutions. We bridge the worlds of design engineering, environment, project management, asset management, geospatial surveying, planning and socio economic consultancy and employ around 1,600 people located internationally in over 40 countries.


As an integral part of the Engineering Compliance team, you will be responsible for liaising closely with clients and facilities contractors in a role with wide ranging responsibilities and scope for development. Having a strong building services engineering background (not necessarily through design) and you will have a good working knowledge of engineering plant, equipment and an understanding of applicable building services standards.

The position includes undertaking surveys on new and old buildings, site inspections, auditing of contractor performance management, feasibility surveys, report writing, and site meetings.


  • Ensure projects are delivered to the relevant standards, cost and time
  • Oversee the delivery of non-strategic projects under guidance where required
  • Support the delivery of major projects or a range of smaller ones requiring specialist input
  • Provide day-to-day client interface, conducting site visits for technical assessment or problem solving
  • Report on project progress, risks and issues and ensures that these are highlighted and followed through
  • Develop solutions based on relevant best practice
  • Contributes to the delivery of innovative solutions for clients
  • Ensure that costs are managed and controlled to ensure the achievement of project profitability
  • Pro-actively identifies business development opportunities with existing and new clients and escalate for action
  • Supports the professional development and coaching of the team
  • Ensures that all project activities are managed in line with group policy and procedures
    • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement and efficient ways of working within projects and more widely across the business ensuring that this is shared with colleagues


  • Quality of personal contribution to project through specialist technical input and outputs
  • Robustness of project management
  • Could undertake specific responsibilities of a Project Manager
  • Commitment to delivery of technical excellence
  • Commitment to client service excellence, ensuring client satisfaction
  • Number of contracts disputes
  • Development of team members
  • Compliance with policy and procedures
  • Applying efficient ways of working and managing costs
  • Balancing the client’s needs with cost management


  • Experience within a similar role, preferably within an outsourced building services or facilities/asset management role
  • Educational qualification or equivalent within an engineering profession preferable but not essential
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and proficient in company systems, policies and procedures
  • Experience of carrying out Energy surveys and small scale design works preferable but not essential
  • Experienced in management of self and others
  • Technically competent in chosen profession
  • High level of knowledge of relevant software solutions
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • High level influencing and negotiation skills
  • A level of commercial awareness
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to mentor and support team members
  • Building on experience in chosen field
  • Continuing professional development
  • Change control experience within projects
  • Relevant professional qualification
  • Working towards or attained Chartered status or equivalent qualification
  • Suitability for security clearance

About WYG

WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, and Asia. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments. 

WYG plc’s shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange.

In return for your dedication, you’ll enjoy a quality total remuneration package, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including childcare and retail vouchers, travel insurance and variable holiday. You’ll also benefit from great training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

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