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Production Manager


Colas Rail
Location: Bristol
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Rail
Category: Management Jobs
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Job Purpose

To lead the safe delivery of Alliance Delivered projects to achieve the required cost, time and quality objectives within corporate guidelines and to develop appropriate delivery and supply strategies and plans for specific projects, ensuring that alliance principals are maintained. To undertake the day to day construction management of project works in terms of safety, quality, environment, engineering/ design compliance, commissioning, functionality and programme. This will involve the management of Contractors and implementing processes to control the delivery of the works. This key role also amalgamates traditional roles from both Client and Principal Contractor organisations so an underpinning knowledge of both systems is required.

Key Accountabilities

1. Deliver the project(s) safely to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), applicable Railway Group, Network Rail company standards and other specific legislation including construction design management (CDM) Regulations. Accountable for the overall leadership and management of the alliance construction Delivery team ensuring that staff are managed effectively to deliver construction projects and a team of competent supervisors and engineers are in place to deliver the works.

2. Apply the principles of sound Project Management taking overall accountability for Cost, Quality and Timeliness in collaboration with the Project Manager.

1.3. Responsible for overall cost effective delivery in line with the budget for the job. This includes the procurement of labour, plant and materials in line with the target estimate and capturing any variation to the estimate and ensured this is managed effectively and if necessary the change request made to the Programme Delivery Manager.

2.4. Take overall accountability for the formation of target cost estimates for the programme of work.

3.5. Lead, motivate and manage track delivery teams to guarantee technical compliance and quality of delivered track renewal and enhancement works.

4.6. Provide a professional, first class, consistent and effective project management service to the clients, including project monitoring and reporting systems in accordance with Railway Group, Network Rail company standards and guidelines.

5.7. Participate in the development of supply strategies and framework contracts.

6.8. Provide detailed input for compilation of the business plan and production of the possessions plan.

7.9. Control project change, risks and contingency within the project life cycle and provide all cost, contingency and programme details to enable the Sponsor to obtain authorisation for portfolios/projects.

8.10. Provide a safe working environment in the execution of work directly under the post holder's responsibility, including development of project safety plans and other associated documentation.

9.11. Act as CDM Planning Supervisor as directed.

10.12. Identify training needs in safety, technical and management areas for the personnel reporting to the post holder and contribute to their personal development.

11.13. Undertake accident investigations when remitted to by the relevant designated competent person.

12.14. Comply with the Investment Competence Framework.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Essential

* Relevant successful experience in project management Demonstrable successful construction management experience.

* Relevant experience for the specialist area of construction management being undertaken.

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

* Detailed knowledge of safety regulations (particularly CDM)

* Team leader capable of motivating the team

* Commercial and financial understanding and knowledge

* Accident Investigation experience

* Understanding of the CDM Regulations and health & safety legislation, regulations and industry practices.

* Demonstrable successful construction management experience.

* Relevant experience for the specialist area of construction management being undertaken.

* Understanding of the CDM Regulations and health & safety legislation, regulations and industry practices.

* Demonstrable experience of the implementation of health, safety, environmental and quality management processes.

* Contract and commercial awareness.

* Effective communication skills.

* Ability to operate effectively in the site environment.

Desirable

* Membership of the Association for Project Management or other professional body

* Six Sigma Yellow Belt

* A degree or equivalent

* Knowledge of investment processes and procedures

* Knowledge and understanding of project and contract management

Behavioural Skills

Energy- Get up and go attitude of a leader

Energise- Lead, manage and inspire my team

Edge- Maximise my personal edge

Execute- Make things happen

Engage- Stay close to the client

Colas Rail in the United Kingdom values and encourages diversity in our workforce, regardless of background, disability or gender. As part of our aim to deliver quality services, we are committed to promoting equality and eliminating discrimination.

Recruitment agencies

Colas Rail currently works with a number of approved recruitment suppliers. We will therefore not consider CVs or speculative proposals from any other agencies. Recruitment agencies not currently approved as preferred suppliers are kindly requested not to submit speculative CVs to any part of Colas Rail.
Job Purpose

To lead the safe delivery of Alliance Delivered projects to achieve the required cost, time and quality objectives within corporate guidelines and to develop appropriate delivery and supply strategies and plans for specific projects, ensuring that alliance principals are maintained. To undertake the day to day construction management of project works in terms of safety, quality, environment, engineering/ design compliance, commissioning, functionality and programme. This will involve the management of Contractors and implementing processes to control the delivery of the works. This key role also amalgamates traditional roles from both Client and Principal Contractor organisations so an underpinning knowledge of both systems is required.

Key Accountabilities

1. Deliver the project(s) safely to time, cost and quality, in accordance with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), applicable Railway Group, Network Rail company standards and other specific legislation including construction design management (CDM) Regulations. Accountable for the overall leadership and management of the alliance construction Delivery team ensuring that staff are managed effectively to deliver construction projects and a team of competent supervisors and engineers are in place to deliver the works.

2. Apply the principles of sound Project Management taking overall accountability for Cost, Quality and Timeliness in collaboration with the Project Manager.

1.3. Responsible for overall cost effective delivery in line with the budget for the job. This includes the procurement of labour, plant and materials in line with the target estimate and capturing any variation to the estimate and ensured this is managed effectively and if necessary the change request made to the Programme Delivery Manager.

2.4. Take overall accountability for the formation of target cost estimates for the programme of work.

3.5. Lead, motivate and manage track delivery teams to guarantee technical compliance and quality of delivered track renewal and enhancement works.

4.6. Provide a professional, first class, consistent and effective project management service to the clients, including project monitoring and reporting systems in accordance with Railway Group, Network Rail company standards and guidelines.

5.7. Participate in the development of supply strategies and framework contracts.

6.8. Provide detailed input for compilation of the business plan and production of the possessions plan.

7.9. Control project change, risks and contingency within the project life cycle and provide all cost, contingency and programme details to enable the Sponsor to obtain authorisation for portfolios/projects.

8.10. Provide a safe working environment in the execution of work directly under the post holder's responsibility, including development of project safety plans and other associated documentation.

9.11. Act as CDM Planning Supervisor as directed.

10.12. Identify training needs in safety, technical and management areas for the personnel reporting to the post holder and contribute to their personal development.

11.13. Undertake accident investigations when remitted to by the relevant designated competent person.

12.14. Comply with the Investment Competence Framework.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Essential

* Relevant successful experience in project management Demonstrable successful construction management experience.

* Relevant experience for the specialist area of construction management being undertaken.

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

* Detailed knowledge of safety regulations (particularly CDM)

* Team leader capable of motivating the team

* Commercial and financial understanding and knowledge

* Accident Investigation experience

* Understanding of the CDM Regulations and health & safety legislation, regulations and industry practices.

* Demonstrable successful construction management experience.

* Relevant experience for the specialist area of construction management being undertaken.

* Understanding of the CDM Regulations and health & safety legislation, regulations and industry practices.

* Demonstrable experience of the implementation of health, safety, environmental and quality management processes.

* Contract and commercial awareness.

* Effective communication skills.

* Ability to operate effectively in the site environment.

Desirable

* Membership of the Association for Project Management or other professional body

* Six Sigma Yellow Belt

* A degree or equivalent

* Knowledge of investment processes and procedures

* Knowledge and understanding of project and contract management

Behavioural Skills

Energy- Get up and go attitude of a leader

Energise- Lead, manage and inspire my team

Edge- Maximise my personal edge

Execute- Make things happen

Engage- Stay close to the client

Colas Rail in the United Kingdom values and encourages diversity in our workforce, regardless of background, disability or gender. As part of our aim to deliver quality services, we are committed to promoting equality and eliminating discrimination.

Recruitment agencies

Colas Rail currently works with a number of approved recruitment suppliers. We will therefore not consider CVs or speculative proposals from any other agencies. Recruitment agencies not currently approved as preferred suppliers are kindly requested not to submit speculative CVs to any part of Colas Rail.
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