Project Manager Engineering

Project Manager - Engineering 

London Park Royal

Shift – Monday to Friday 8.30 – 17.00. 

Up to £73,000 per annum, based on experience. 

£8,400 Car Allowance. 

Up to 20% Bonus. 

Private Healthcare. 

Life Assurance. 
Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension. 

Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group. 


We’re proud to be able to offer careers with real scope for development. To reward your hard work and ambition, as a talented Project Manager in Engineering, you will be given support and opportunities to empower you to drive your own success - creating a career you can be proud of. 

We're the biggest name you've never heard of. You've probably eaten our food- you just didn't realise it. Because as global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry with over 19,000 employees, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas, and bread for customers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s, and Waitrose in the UK. Our customers include Harris Teeter and Home Chef in the US, and in China, we make food for Starbucks, Yum! and Pret. We're ambitious. We're full of ideas. And we're ready for more people who share our passion for quality to join us. 


Bakkavor Meals site in the Park Royal area of West London employs over 2,400 people across three factories and one distribution centre. The factories make chilled ready meals, houmous dips, deli products and savoury accompaniments.


The Role. 


We have a fantastic new opportunity for an Engineering Project Manager to join our expanding team. You will be working on Multiple Projects across the London sites.


Job Responsibilities. 

  • Responsible to the project sponsor for the end-to-end delivery of projects.  
  • Establish a structure and plan for managing the requirements of CDM, Safety, Health & Environment, and contractor control throughout the duration for the project.  
  • Develop a group of direct and sub-contract resources into a coherent team that delivers the project objectives.  
  • Lead the delivery of the project with defined objectives and manage stakeholder expectations.  
  • Preparation of scope briefing documentation, selection of the professional team and Principal Contractor including commercial terms and contractual engagement documentation.  
  • Develop and maintain an effective and accurate project cost plan, regularly provide updates to stakeholders, value engineer and provide cash flow forecasts.  
  • Develop a database of contractors having carried out a due diligence exercise to establish that the contractor has a suitable SHE record, relevant insurances, and meets the values expected of a contractor to Bakkavor.  
  • Lead the installation and commissioning of food and drink processing and packaging equipment, services, and facilities in line with food and health & safety principles.  
  • Develop and maintain an effective and accurate project timeline, understand how the project interfaces with other projects or the business operation to maintain both the declared project delivery and the business expectations.  




  • Engineering apprenticeship (C&G / EAL NVQ Level 3/4 or OAL FDEM Diploma). 
  • IOSH Managing Safely. 
  • NEBOSH General Certificate/Diploma. 
  • Application of SHE legislation and procedures.  
  • Identify the organisation’s context and constraints that affect asset management. 
  • Develop and classify asset life-cycle plans including performance monitoring, business cases and activities. 
  • Apply continuous improvement techniques and quantify asset, asset system and asset management activity-related risks; identify mitigation options.  
  • Project delivery, governance and cost control experience. 
  • Contractor control. 
  • CDM. 
  • Planning works, writing reports and preparation of presentations. 
  • Commercial, contract and change management. 
  • Risk management and its application to asset management: risk assessment, quantification, mitigation, and impact.  
  • Data analysis and interpretation techniques; data presentation techniques (charts, diagrams, and tables).  
  • Collaboration and communication techniques: personality types, influencing, negotiating, networking, and equality, diversity, and inclusion, including plain English. 


What you can expect from us. 


When joining us you can expect a highly competitive rewards package including group pension, bonus, private medical insurance, and other flexible benefits - alongside excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group. 


Proud to be Bakkavor. 

We’re proud to be the leading UK provider of innovative, high-quality, fresh prepared food. We’re proud to be driven by the hard work and passion of our people. And we’re proud to offer a wide range of careers full of support and opportunity. Join our team and we’ll make you proud too. 




We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, and our presence in the US and China positions the Group well in these high-growth markets. We leverage our consumer insight and scale to provide innovative food that offers quality, choice, convenience, and freshness. Around 18,500 colleagues operate from 44 sites across our three markets supplying a portfolio of over 2,900 products across meals, pizza & bread, salads and desserts to leading grocery retailers in the UK and US, and international food brands in China.


Category:  Engineering

London, GB

Date:  27 Mar 2024
Req ID:  16378