Deputy Director, Design Build

Halifax - Nova Scotia - Canada - Industry - Shipbuilding - ConstructionAndCommissioning - Professional Bachelor

Our client is hiring for a Deputy Director, Design Build for a permanent position responsible for providing leadership and managing a team of Engineers and Technical Specialist in a ‘new build’ ship construction environment. International candidates are welcome to apply and relocation packages are available.

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Tori Pearson, Account manager

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About this role


  • Provide leadership, direct and manage a team of Engineers and Technical Specialists in a “new build” ship construction environment.
  • Responsible for daily operations regarding the leadership of Design for Build team in support of ship design & Construction.
  • Streamline Design for Build processes with an emphasis on process design for cost and cycle time reduction.
  • Assist the Director of Engineering with strategic and tactical continuous improvement activities in multiple vessel construction
  • Constantly review allocation of resources and materials to ensure optimal utilization in order to meet schedule and budget requirements
  • Conduct and convene progress meetings internally including production of progress reports
  • Support development and implementation of program strategy and plans
  • Ensure compliance with all Company Environmental, Health and Safety policies and identify and suggest changes to promote safety awareness
  • Ensure strict adherence to Company quality procedures and policies
  • Responsible for formalizing design rules and supporting measures across business

About you


  • Education Required: A Degree qualification in Engineering in relevant discipline
  • Years of Experience: 15+ years of experience in shipbuilding environment
  • Experience in “new build’ first of class.
  • Proven ability to lead change in a complex and fast-paced environment
  • Proven track record in achieving high performance levels

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.


  • Publication: PUB236331
  • Location: Halifax
  • Market: Industry
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Shipbuilding
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of expertise: ConstructionAndCommissioning
  • Closing date: December 2, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Tori Pearson

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

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