A UK employee owned business delivering specialist Design, Engineering and Project Management services to clients from the Offshore Oil and Gas, Marine, Equipment, Defence and Renewable Energy markets are currently seeking a Director for their Aberdeen based, Offshore Projects and Engineering business stream.

This exceptional opportunity has arisen due to planned company expansion and they are looking for a dynamic individual to continue the success and growth of the business stream, an operation that in 2012 contributed approximately 50 of total company revenue from a wide range of activities including;

* the design and analysis of structures, facilities and marine systems for ships, rigs and other floating assets

* the design, modification and integration of operational equipment eg: cranes, drilling systems and dive systems

* project management and construction work for vessel and drilling rig conversions, modifications and upgrades

Projects are often performed on a turnkey principle and involve design, procurement, installation and commissioning in yards and offshore.

Role and Responsibilities:

* You will be responsible for successfully growing the Offshore Projects and Engineering business in line with the Group objectives

* A member of the company's Group Management Team responsible for planning, delivering and monitoring performance of the business stream

* Lead the development of new client relationships, extend existing ones through regular direct contact and introduction of new services

* Manage with full accountability, all technical and schedule aspects of specific projects ensuring output is of a professional standard

* Responsible for developing the technical and project management staff in delivering current and future projects to clients

Essential Candidate Attributes:

* Demonstrable capability of successfully growing business in the markets and activities relevant to the business stream

* Key strengths in commercial, contractual and financial matters as well as in directing technical and project management teams

* Proven record overseeing design projects in excess of GBP1M and construction projects larger than GBP5M in the oil and gas sector

* A technical background of 10:15 years relevant design engineering and construction experience in the offshore Oil and Gas industry

* A proven track record of business development and in building and maintaining sound client relationships

* You will hold Chartered Engineer status (CEng) or equivalent with a recognised body

* You must be fully conversant with the operations of ships, semi:submersibles and jack:up units

* You must be willing and able to travel internationally as required, sometimes at short notice

Salary and Benefits:

* Salary cGBP100,000+ pa is negotiable based on your knowledge and abilities in the job functions and essential attributes stated above

* Excellent benefits package includes an annual salary review, performance related bonus scheme and 27 days holiday