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Head of Engineering Compliance

Requisition ID: 51902

Domain: Facilities Management/Technical Services Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time


Equans is a renowned energies & services contractor and a proud member of the Bouygues global industrial group. Our expertise spans the design, construction, and maintenance of buildings and critical infrastructure worldwide.

We are a leading Facilities and Maintenance contractor that operates on a global scale, we have a new opportunity for a Head of Engineering Compliance. This position will support the governance and create a strategy around engineering compliance and will provide on-site support where it’s needed to meet company and legal obligations.

This will require a significant level of mobility since our FM sites cover parts of Scotland, Northern England, Midlands, East Anglia, South East and the South West and thus we will provide a car allowance and full expenses when working away.

Key activities

  • To ensure that an effective governance strategy is in place to evidence organisational compliance with engineering related legislative requirements.  
  • To ensure suitable and sufficient operational policies and related processes are in place, and monitor that this is embedded throughout the portfolio. 
  • To generate and maintain a dashboard to report against this strategy implementation 
  • To recommend competency requirements (including training needs) and establish a management process for appointing suitable candidates for designated roles as required. 
  • Carry out internal or external auditing activities as required; to include evaluation of subcontractor documentation and service reports. 
  • Provide technical and engineering support and coaching as necessary to ensure all Responsible Persons and other designated persons are able to carry out their duties; and to assist in the development of RPs, CPs and other designated persons to provide a balanced succession plan. 
  • Design, deliver and recommend suitable levels of training, and facilitate workshops, to enable and ensure persons under BYES UK’s management, supervision and control have the required and acceptable level of competence. 
    Support the business development department through the provision of data/information, site information gathering visits, and mobilisation support.

Skills, qualifications & experience

  • Apprentice trained (or degree qualified) engineer in a relevant building services discipline. 
  • Must have extensive experience of managing building services in a critical environment. 
  • NEBOSH General Certificate, or equivalent health and safety qualification.  
  • Fully conversant IT user, with competent use of Microsoft O365 and CAFM systems, and experience working with other IT products and/or interfaces.  
  • Experience developing and implementing safety rules or operational policies, together with respective processes and procedures. 
  • Experience managing direct reports, and subcontracted resources. 
  • Professionally registered (or working towards registration), together with recognised membership  
  • Professional interest, and enthusiasm for policy implementation and change management. 
  • Comfortable presenting to a group of internal/external clients.
  • Fluent in remote working, and ability to travel to different geographic locations as required. 

Our excellent benefits package includes:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Company share scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance programme

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network. 

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

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