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Commissioning Manager

Aerospace & Defence
Job Type:
Market related


Commissioning Manager

12 month contract

Inside IR35


My client is currently looking for an experienced Commissioning Manager for a 12 month contract based in Devonport.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage all activities in line with Company, Customer and project requirements, defines and implements the Commissioning Strategy for the project.
  • Be the focal point for the Company, Customer and sub-contractors.
  • Ensure all activities are planned, assessed and managed so that risks or hazards are adequately identified and controlled to ensure compliance with relevant Company and Customer standards, expectations, rules and procedures.
  • Set and uphold standards and expectations in line with Company initiatives such as People Who Do The Right Thing and People Who Lead Safely.
  • Organise and obtain sufficient resources to deliver the applicable work scope as described in the contract and/or project documentation.
  • Oversee the implementation of work to ensure that it meets the required technical and quality standards - hence delivered right first time.
  • Ensure suitable Safe Systems of Work (Risk Assessments, Methods Statements etc.) are produced so that supervisors and work teams can be effectively set to work, supervised and are provided with adequate instruction and information so as to complete the work task safely.
  • Manage and control sub-contractors where applicable.
  • Review and assess training and competency records of personnel (including those of sub-contractors) to ensure that those assigned to undertake tasks are competent to do so.
  • Provide regular reports, information and statistics to the Company and/or Customer to demonstrate performance against Safety, Quality, Time and Cost criteria.
  • Carry out regular workplace inspections to ensure compliance with relevant Company and Customer standards, expectations, rules and procedures.
  • Immediately report any unplanned events or incidents in line with Company and Customer procedures.
  • Leading Self: Is a role model, demonstrating Client principles, promoting health, safety and wellbeing, respect and inclusion.
  • Leading Others: Owns the performance and development of their team members, including effective and ongoing communication and feedback.
  • Leading Resources: Responsible for effective planning and organisation of resources to deliver on customer promises.


Academic Requirements

Vocational Qualification Level 6 / Bachelor’s Degree / SVQ Level 4

Membership of an appropriate Engineering Institution


NVQ Level 4 / HNC-HND / SVQ Level 3 augmented with specific experience

Membership of an appropriate Engineering Institution

Specific Requirements

IOSH Managing Safely


Demonstrable experience of managing complex commissioning projects in a highly regulated environment (preferably Nuclear).

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