Portfolio Manager - Structural Maintenance

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East Anglia
£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Carrington West
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Manage and support teams of project managers, engineers and technicians responsible for delivery of schemes within a portfolio of works.

Responsible for Early contractor involvement, mobilisation, traffic management, estimates and build on a variety of projects.

To promote safe working practices in accordance with the company Health & Safety Policy and to lead by example demonstrating commitment for zero incidents.

Manage the performance and development of a team in line with company and local business objectives.

To develop, implement & monitor processes and procedures that achieve client and business key performance indicators.

Programme manage the schemes through the construction process and ensure compliance with the agreed programmes.

Resolve technical issues for construction team members and provide advice where necessary

Manage and Report on the costs associated with the design and construction of schemes.

Delivery against agreed budgets and margins for Portfolio.

Deliver to the requirements set out in the Contractor’s Plan and associated Providers Plan.

Provide guidance to and mentoring to team members.

Engage in Early Contractor Involvement with subcontractors.

Ensure the build complies with health and safety regulations and CDM requirements.

Demonstrate a detailed understanding of all schemes activities through Target Cost, ECI, build and handover.

Working with the Supply Chain to ensure levels of service in terms of quality and safe working practices are maintained to a high level and compliant with standards / legislation.

A sound knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges.

An understanding of all commercial and financial requirements.

A comprehensive understanding of highway maintenance and works.

A detailed understanding of the NEC3 form of contract and its application within Highways Works.

A detailed understanding of Health & Safety legislation.

Substantial experience within Highways Sector gained within the delivery of carriageway surfacing improvements, repairs and surface dressing schemes.

Appropriate knowledge and application of Health and Safety legislation including Construction (Design & Management) Regulations and an appropriate level of understanding of the principles of safety and the ability to apply this in the workplace.

Good general standard of literacy and numeracy. City and Guild, ONC or equivalent qualification relevant to highway engineering is desirable; HNC/HND Civil Engineering or equivalent preferable.

Substantial experience of coordinating multiple works sites within an urban and rural environment.

Current valid driving licence and use of a car unless the role can be carried out effectively by using alternative means of transport.

Good IT skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Project as a minimum.

A comprehensive understanding of the Traffic Management Act and its application.

Experience of working with contractors and the public.

Experience of budgetary management at operational level, including reporting of works progress detailing cost, value and turnover.

If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Civil Engineering professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years’ experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 02393 876016 for more information.

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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876016
Contact: Adam Butler

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