Chief Project Engineer (CPE/ГИП) (Atyrau/Aktau)

To strengthen our engineering teams in Aktau and Atyrau we are looking for experienced Chief Project Engineers (CPE).

As the CPE you will be end responsible for the proper development of our projects within the regulatory framework of Kazakhstan and matching the project requirements - both in terms of content, budget as timing. You will manage the local team of engineers preparing the RoK set of documents and guide the subsequent design approval process in State Authorities. An essential part of your work is to guide Expat Engineers in proper application of specific RoK design requirements and providing required design information to support the regulatory design packages starting from an early stage of the project through project closeout.

You will report to the Engineering/Project Manager and participate in client (progress) meetings as part of the engineering management team. Within the line organization you will be responsible for shaping and maintaining an efficient and mature engineering department capable to deliver our projects by providing on-going coaching/mentoring and on-the-job training for the (lead) engineers that report to you. You will also participate in identifying new clients and opportunities to expand and grow the business. You will establish strong client relationships in order to develop future business development activities.

The employment period will start from 15 November 2017 and will end on 14 November 2018 with outlook on permanent assignment. You will be working from our Atyrau and Aktau offices.

What we ask for

  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or similar;
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience working with the RoK Regulatory System such as Legislative and normative legal acts, decisions, orders, orders of supervisory authority, SNiP/GOST standards, etc.;
  • > 10 years experience as a Chief Project Engineer;
  • A team player, capable to build bridges between the various internal and external stakeholders in our projects;
  • Familiar with International Quality Standards, Design Norms - preferably through having worked in multi cultural design environment;
  • English language proficiency serves as an added recommendation.

What we offer

  • An exciting and challenging position in a dynamic organization with a flat structure that does not rein in your ideas or ambitions;
  • Plenty of possibilities for showing initiative and taking responsibility;
  • Encouragement of continued personal and professional development;
  • Internal and external training courses;
  • Salary in conformity with the market.

Who we are Witteveen+Bos

Witteveen+Bos is a consultancy and engineering firm offering global solutions to complex engineering and social issues in the fields of water, infrastructure, the environment and construction. From an inspirational workplace environment, our staff of more than 1000 employees work in multidisciplinary project teams on fascinating projects in the Netherlands and other countries. Witteveen+Bos has three offices in Kazakhstan. In 1997 we started our activities in Kazakhstan. Since then we have opened three offices: in Aktau (2000), Atyrau (2003) and Almaty (2007). Our work requires new know-how and responsibilities all the time, so we consider personal and professional development essential and we facilitate it. Our employees aim to maximize their potential and deliver top-quality results. We offer scope for personal initiative and entrepreneurship. The shares in our company are held by our own employees.

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please apply online. Information on this vacancy can be obtained from: ir. K. de Brabander. Telephone: 00 7 701 214 61 11. Vacancy number: 417-156