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Highway Contracts Manager
Murrill Construction Ltd deliver various works from high volume, low value Highway Maintenance works to high value Public Realm, Town Centre Regeneration, Civil Engineering and Resurfacing works. Implemented under predominantly term contracts for several local authority Clients. The services are delivered through a mixture of directly employed staff supported by specialist sub-contractors. We are based in Greenford, with a term contract for London Borough of Ealing and have a satellite yard in Hemel Hempstead where we stock materials for contracts in Watford, Stevenage and more.
The Highway Contracts Manager’s role is key to ensuring these schemes are delivered to the best of our ability, to the client’s satisfaction, on time and within budget. This requires a highly motivated and enthusiastic member of the team, well experienced in the Highway Maintenance & Civil Engineering Industry.
Responsibilities and Duties
Overall responsibility for short/medium term planning and organisation of operational resources
Ensuring that services are carried out to quality standards and in keeping with Client KPIs
Ensuring that costs are controlled in line with the budget
Managing all aspects of Health and Safety in the workplace with the assistance of the company SHEQ Manager and liaising with Local Authority managers.
Play a lead role in growing the business by identifying opportunities to provide additional and new services
Building and maintaining positive relations with the Client, ensuring good communication and formal reporting as required to senior Client Officers
Attending internal meeting with Management and reporting to Directors
Attending external preconstruction meetings with Client & Designers
Overseeing the Company’s contract delivery (quality, cost and performance)
Ensuring contractors carry out the works to a high standard and within contract specification
Project managing a range of highway schemes
Providing timely status reporting to the Board of Directors
Provide quotations/estimates for clients before works begin
Assist with the financial and quality submissions within tenders
Any other reasonable management request
Qualifications and Skills
Proven ability, experience and skills in managing and implementing predominantly Local Authority Highways term contracts
Able to provide sound leadership to a team of managers/supervisors, ensuring they provide high standards of service
Previous experience of budget preparation and control
Excellent ‘hands-on’ organisation skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to multitask and perform well under pressure
Able to deal professionally and credibly with the general public and with senior Local Authority officers and managers
Previous experience and ability as a proven Highway Contract Manager. Particularly for local authority contract delivery which is essential for this role
Minimum of HNC/HND qualification in Civil Engineering or equivalent
CSCS Managers Card & NRSWA supervisor are desirable
Competitive & Dependent on experience.
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Please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the below address:
FAO Mary Mason