Works Manager

Hays Building
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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Job position
General Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Site Management

Job Details

Works Manager Wanted (Peterborough)

Operating with the customer at heart, you'll understand the Client and Alliance Partners' Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and Statutory Requirements as they affect operations and ensure that the obligations, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project

Key Responsibilities
Ensure the coordination of a section of works on a larger project or entire medium sized project or several smaller projects
Communicate between all parts of the operation team including suppliers, subcontractors, engineering, safety and environmental and client's team
Build and develop the team to deliver all aspects of the project requirements; identify training requirements, review the performance of the workforce, and ensure delivery of briefings
Ensure high standard of quality on the works to meet the specification requirements 'first time' and minimise rework
Ensure accurate, legible, and up-to-date allocation sheets are recorded and provided at shift close with delivery tickets and plant returns to the engineering and commercial teams
Ensure all records for example inspections, works permits and briefings are up to date and in place
Carry out regular safety and environmental inspections and implement recommended courses of action as identified from progress monitoring and management inspections
Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes / variations, subcontractors' attendance, and records of work-related discussions with client / designer / RE / project team

About You
A proven collaborative leader who is experienced in leading and delivering large scale projects of work including water infrastructure or large-scale linear projects
Experienced in leading multi-contractor and multi-disciplined teams
Ability to review information, consult with relevant persons and organisations to make agile decisions
Can demonstrate the ability to out-perform against a tight budget through effective programme development, risk and opportunity management and use of production and innovation.
Experience in stakeholder management; including customers, client, site operators, landowners and utility companies

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