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Engineering Manager – UK

Gavin Savage
Gavin Savage
Senior Consultant

We are partnered with National Grid, a leading Utilities and Energy provider across both US & UK, conducting a UK wide search for an Engineering Manager, to help lead the way to net zero and the decarbonisation of society.   

They began a significant digital transformation in 2017 and are now in the midst of a journey to build a sustainable & green future through product, leading the way on de-carbonization. As a result, they are investing heavily in transformative engineering and cutting-edge technology to help the country hit its net zero carbon target by 2050. 

Reporting to the Senior Director of Engineering, we require experienced Engineering people leaders to operate in a purely technology position, who know what good looks like, can scale teams and are also comfortable navigating a large complex environment, with the view of getting things moving ahead.  

Whilst the team grows, we need a strong mix of technical aptitude and strategic skills. At National Grid we need passionate Managers that can tell a story, and passionately about the product they are building when communicating to stakeholders and investors. How to deliver a product to the business, what can you bring to the business. 

You will: 

  • Extensive system design and architecture experience 

  • Experience of managing a small team  

  • Lead your product teams to deliver and operate amazing products to production 

  • Be responsible for the growth and development of your team members 

  • Continuously work to review and enhance team performance 

  • Work hands-on to with your teams to ensuring high quality is maintained in terms of clearly written maintainable code that can scale. 

  • Bring a high technical aptitude and passion for tech and knows how to deliver a product to a business 

This Engineering Manager opportunity provides a clear route to Director of Engineering for the business. You would have 4 Engineering Managers reporting into you, whilst leading 30 Engineering teams members. In terms of line management, you will be wholly responsible for 1 group (7) which will quickly grow to managing two groups. Therefore, prior experience leading and scaling high performing software engineering teams is essential. 

If this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, we’d love to hear from you!

Please attach your resume and apply today. 

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