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Discipline Manager (ECIT)


Wimbledon, London


At DORIS, we have more than 20 years of expertise in the offshore wind industry. We deliver for our customers by providing safe and efficient multi-disciplinary engineering designs and managing the fabrication and construction of innovative, industry-leading projects worldwide, including floating offshore wind. We conduct feasibility studies, concept engineering, front-end engineering and detailed design. We also provide complete owner’s engineering and project management services. We have 1000+ employees across 21 offices on six continents, and we’re seeking a Discipline Manager – Electrical, Controls, Instrumentation and Telecommunication (ECIT) to join our team.


DORIS is currently seeking a highly experienced ECIT Discipline Manager to lead a multidisciplinary team in delivering Offshore Wind and Oil & Gas projects. As part of your responsibilities, you will be in charge of scheduling, conducting evaluations, selecting applications, and adapting engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria in one discipline within a project or staff group. Your role will involve coordinating detailed phases of engineering work, and will require judgment in applying techniques, as well as preparing or assisting in the preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports, or proposals.

Recognised as an expert, the ECIT Discipline Manager is qualified to act as the discipline’s technical authority and is driven to promote a culture of technical excellence, continuous improvement and innovation. The ECIT Discipline Manager is a capable leader and is skilled at identifying key competency requirements, matching these with resources either by existing personnel utilisation/development or in the selection and recruitment of new personnel.

Main Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for ensuring that all discipline activities conform to the corporate SHEQ Plan.
  • Implementation and adherence to the requirements of any Project Quality Plan within area of responsibility.
  • Management of the discipline’s resource and work assignment to fulfil the company’s objectives and obligations.
  • Input to company proposals for new business to include assessment and estimation of work scope including resourcing requirements, scoping narratives and manhour estimates.
  • Represent DORIS UK in all matters relating to electrical engineering and company capabilities.
  • Development of and adherence to, clear and consistent working processes, implementing appropriate methods for process performance improvement.


  • To supervise and lead teams carrying out electrical engineering for renewable energy assets (offshore wind in particular) and conventional and new energies (oil, gas and hydrogen in particular) encompassing conceptual, FEED, detailed design, greenfield and brownfield scopes including:
    • Provision of appropriate skilled discipline resource projects.
    • Supervision of analysis and design reports and relevant drawings/models, where appropriate lead design work.
    • Specification writing, datasheet production, requisition development, bid analysis and vendor coordination for ECIT equipment.
    • Lead or supervise electrical power system studies and grid compliance studies applicable to offshore wind engineering projects.
    • Engineering applications with HVAC and HVDC systems.
  • Vendor performance monitoring and verification/quality review of sub-contracted discipline work. Assess the suitability of vendor offered equipment to meet client, functional, quality, reliability, environmental and safety requirements.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on engineering methods and execution.
  • To ensure that all discipline work is conducted by competent staff and subjected to robust reviews, checks and verifications to ensure technical excellence and timeliness, including project discipline staff located remotely.
  • Identification of key interfaces with other disciplines/departments and resolution of potential difficulty/conflict, bringing these to the attention of the Operations Director and respective Project Managers.
  • Remain up to date across all industry sectors that DORIS UK services with design developments, statutory regulations, codes of practice and offshore/onshore industry standards, notifying the Operations Director of upcoming changes/opportunities in these areas.
  • To develop discipline procedures, work instructions and design briefs to ensure clarity of engineering methods and consistency of results.
  • Identification and development of tools/software to improve working efficiencies and to enhance discipline capabilities.
  • Provision of Technical Assurance (TA) across projects by means of routine informal auditing of technical work, supplemented by formal official design audits for specific projects.
  • Ensure project discipline staff located remotely work to the required level of review and checks.


  • Develop, maintain and manage the discipline structure within the UK operation to support ongoing and future work.
  • Staff and contractor recruitment, selection and assignment including both preliminary and ongoing competency assessment.
  • Provide training, mentoring and assistance in the continuous professional development of discipline graduates, trainees and junior staff.
  • Conducting staff appraisals identifying areas for development and training needs.


  • Over 10 years’ experience in electrical engineering with the last 5 years in a principal supervisory/management role.
  • Experience in Renewables (offshore wind in particular), including High Voltage and Low Voltage design, with an appreciation of SCADA interface and integration, HV equipment and cable design.
  • Experience in onshore and offshore Oil and Gas engineering applications.
  • Experience working within Instrumentation, Controls and Telecommunications.

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Commercial awareness.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Leadership skills and management experience.
  • Excellent people skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills essential.
  • Confident and outgoing individual.


Chartered Engineer, Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering.

Your Application

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Your application will be carefully considered during the initial screening process. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants we are unable to personally respond to everyone that applies but we will contact you if you are selected to progress in the recruitment process.

DORIS Group is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

To comply with immigration legislation, DORIS Group is legally required to verify your right to work in the UK.

Candidates requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applicants. Appointments will be based upon DORIS GROUP being able to provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy within the EU/EEA or the role is listed on The Shortage Occupation List.



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