Engineering Design Bureau Manager Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Mechanical Engineer – Manager Engineering Design Bureau

Job Responsibilities

  • As a member of the management team, add value to the engineering and planning of the organization.
  • Supervise, implement and organise engineering works.
  • Design, preparation of Technical drawings for Fabrication Works, Marine works, Ship building and repairs.
  • Direct and manage the team in the Engineering Office.
  • Lead engineering works process from piping shipyard works through to civil works.
  • Supervise the preparation of BoQs and estimation of costs.
  • Inspect equipment, instruments, products, or systems to ensure conformance to specifications, safety standards, or applicable codes or regulations.
  • Provide technical support and instructions to staff or customers regarding equipment standards, assisting with specific and difficult in-service engineering.
  • Provide engineering services for production, quality, safety, environment in house and on our projects.
  • Lead and grow a currently small engineering team.
  • Set annual targets (Key performance indicators) and chase these, do monthly progress reviews.

Reporting to: General Manager – Civil and Mechanical Engineering.

Project or General Employment: General Employment.


General description of work and conditions

  • Lead and develop an Engineering Bureau.
  • Direct engineering designers for works / projects monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
  • Support the project Manager in execution of work on site.
  • Add value to preparation of tender documents and design supervision.
  • Preparing reports, updating the departmental head on work in progress, difficulties and recommendations for possible solutions.
  • Lead and make engineering analyses for complete civil/mechanical works.

Education and Experience

Education: Degree / Master’s Degree in Mechanical / Civil / Ship building Engineering.


  • Over 5 years’ experience in Design of Mechanical works including Oil & Gas or civil.
  • Engineering design optimization knowledge using relevant Engineering software.
  • Experience in the Marine Industry will be an added advantage.


  • Design analysis.
  • Production analysis.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Quality awareness; guardian and stimulator for high quality and production.
  • Engineering and design – structural production and aesthetics.
  • Team work – mobilizing and strengthening junior engineers and designers.
  • Decision making from objective analysis to implementation.
  • Leadership – lead by example but also show direction.
  • Technical engineering, use of software to implement hands on math.

Personality features

  • Representative behaviour.
  • Alertness and availability.
  • Cultural differences awareness.
  • Extroverted thinker.
  • Disciplined in work approach.
  • Trustworthy.
  • Strict and precise.


Applications should be sent to

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Engineering and Technical
Updated: January 29, 2018 — 8:49 pm