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Senior Consultant / Regulatory Compliance - Electrical, London

Job Title: Senior Consultant / Regulatory Compliance - Electrical, London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH24261_1501073667
Contact Name: Boris Grigorov
Contact Email: bgrigorov@allen-york.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Senior Consultant / Regulatory Compliance - Electrical, London

The Consultant will be part of the newly formed UK Assurance Services (Electrical) team. The Assurance team will initially focus on 4 key sectors:

  • Industrial and Hazardous Area equipment and services
  • Home Appliances, Consumer Electronics and ICT products
  • Medical equipment
  • Transmission and Distribution Equipment (TDE)

Assurance is a service line and will build and execute a strategy for the delivery of consultancy services to grow and support the above sectors. The Consultant will form an integral part of the delivery of services and achieving, both personal and overall Consultancy annual sales targets and revenue expectations.

The Consultant's time is anticipated to be split as 60% revenue earning and 40% Business Development. The Consultant will support the Account Managers and wider sales team through customer facing field activities, trade shows, seminars and any other activity deemed necessary to promote the company services.

Key Deliverables:

Specific functions include, but are not limited to:

  • To provide consultative services to end users, manufacturers (inc. OEM and ODM), importers, retailers, distributors, asset owners and operators. Consultation services will be primarily Electrical/Electronic engineering discipline based. Examples of these services may include design evaluation and compliance/regulatory requirement review
  • To provide the technical lead in the delivery of client end to end projects and to manage from concept through to delivery of final report
  • To research, develop and maintain key regulatory and product compliance information and requirements within the specific sector
  • To work with the Business Development Director/Head of Sales/Sales team to deliver client presentations and to support sales visits and conference calls
  • To work with the wider Consultancy team to ensure sufficient headcount, necessary competence and Quality System requirements and capital investment in equipment (including software and analysis tools) is made to deliver revenue from the orders secured
  • To take the lead when preparing project proposals, quotations and major tenders for clients.
  • To advise clients of departures from compliance with regulatory and market entry requirements by means of early engagement at the concept/design stage
  • To advise clients on resolution of findings following constructional review and/or testing and evaluation by a test laboratory
  • To advise client and develop documents and evidence to support Technical File or similar submission
  • To produce final evaluation reports detailing summary, project findings and advise next steps and recommendations
  • To inspect installed equipment and systems to determine compliance and performance including fault investigation
  • To work with colleagues overseas to build company's global consultancy offering
  • To work with colleagues in other company's divisions to incorporate and progress consultancy services to create value-add offering beyond those of company's competitors

General

  • To encourage an open but disciplined approach to Consultancy and towards the business as a whole
  • To promote customer focus and to be firm and fair in all of company activities
  • To maintain a professional appearance befitting a senior role
  • Always conducting business on behalf of the company in a mature and adult manner
  • To carry out any other duties that may reasonably be added to a role of this responsibility
  • To play a full role in ensuring compliance with accreditations including observation of boundaries between consultancy and testing/certification roles

Key Relationships

  • Customer/Client - direct contact for both commercial and technical requirements
  • Global Electrical Consultancy Group - frequent contact with peers in USA, Sweden and other locations
  • Intercompany - development of sales channels, opportunities, bid support, identification and allocation of resources
  • Associates and subcontractors - development of delivery channel, scope extension, relationship and allocation of external resource
  • Sales team - to support client meetings

Qualifications

  • Suitable degree or higher degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent higher education or experience
  • Chartered Engineer status desirable

Experience:

  • Proven Track record from similar background
  • Minimum of 5-7 years within one of the key focus sectors above

Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively (written and spoken)
  • Ability to prioritise, plan and execute work to a high standard
  • Cultural awareness
  • Good time management skills
  • Flexible approach to working hours and travel
  • Self-motivated
  • Ready to support other company's staff on request
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a larger Organisation
  • Professional, keen, honest and enthusiastic personality

Other features:

  • Strong commercial awareness and industry background
  • Relevant engineering background and competence
  • Relevant knowledge of electrical/electronic engineering design and manufacturing process, regulatory requirements, product testing and certification