Our client is a Marine and Offshore Engineering Company involved in shipbuilding, ship repairs, and steel fabrication services. They seek to hire a competent and detail oriented Engineering Unit Manager whose main responsibility will be to supervise, implement and organize engineering works of the company.

Industry: Engineering
Location: Mombasa 
Reporting to: General Manager – Civil & Mechanical Engineering 
Salary: 200K – 400K


  • Mainly responsible for the Supervision, implementation, and organization of engineering works
  • Design, preparation of Technical drawings for Fabrication Works, Marine works, Shipbuilding and repairs
  • Direct, manage and grow a lean but effective team in the Engineering Office.
  • Lead engineering works process from piping shipyard works through to civil structural 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
  • Set annual targets, KPI’s and conduct monthly progress reviews
  • Manage and develop an Engineering Bureau by directing engineering designers for works/projects monitoring, evaluation, and reporting
  • Support the Project Manager in the execution of work on site
  • 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.


  • Degree/Masters in Mechanical/ Civil/ Ship Building Engineering
  • 7-10 years’ experience in Design of Mechanical works including Oil & Gas or civil, with 3 years in management
  • Experience in Marine Industry will be an advantage
  • Must be conversant with Engineering design optimization knowledge using relevant Engineering software
  • A thorough understanding of Design analysis, Production analysis, Commercial awareness, Quality awareness; guardian and stimulator for high-quality production
  • Engineering and design – structural production and aesthetic practical know-how
  • Strong leadership capabilities backed with a strong technical background
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, grow and empower team members

How to Apply

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