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12 months ago
Location: East Sussex
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Design / Development Jobs
East SussexUnited KingdomEurope

Support our East Sussex Highways Joint Venture and have a hand in transforming tomorrow.

We have formed a Joint Venture with Costain to deliver the end to end Highways Service for East Sussex County Council. The contract started in 2016 and is worth around £50m per annum, for 7 years. The service includes management of stakeholder and maintenance of all aspects of the Highway. This includes street lighting, traffic and signals, drainage, carriageways, footways, bridges and structures – right through to design and delivery.

As a Programme Manager and a member of the senior management team, you’ll have overall responsibility for c.300 schemes a year, spanning Highway maintenance, Streetlighting, Structures and Infrastructure to deliver the Annual Service Programme for East Sussex Highways. You will be involved in Programme management of all external design resources, consultant and supplier contracts through East Sussex Highways.

During your time with us, you will manage associated commercial aspects, invoicing and financial management as well as taking overall responsibility for key project performance indicators, ensuring successful delivery whilst being compliant with legislation, standards and processes.

With responsibility for 40+ staff as well as 7 direct reports including Scheme Project Managers and design teams, you will be working closely with the Client, coordinating the design programme and allocating the appropriate delivery team and resources and reporting back to the East Sussex Highways Joint Venture leadership team any programme/ delivery issues.

If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

* Chartered Civil Engineer Project Management qualification (AMP) or similar

* Some design experience and technical Design knowledge

* Some understanding of Highway Legislation and procedures

* Experience managing multiple schemes

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

* Technical experience delivering Local Authority Highway projects.

* Experience of working with a local authority Highways Client on similar contracts

CH2M is now Jacobs, join us and love what you do. Focus on tackling the toughest challenges with a smile as you support the development of life-changing infrastructure that improves communities across the UK. See the inherent value in your point of view as you deliver for our clients.

This role is only open to applicants able to accept local employment contract conditions and not expatriate employment terms. Please note that this role is only considering applications with valid working rights for the UK.

We will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position.

Learn more about our collaborative, friendly culture and the ways in which we’re driven to support diversity through multiple networks and initiatives. We support and encourage every employee’s professional growth and provide flexible working conditions where appropriate. We’re full of initiatives for creating a diverse and interesting place for professionals to work, as well as advance their career.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Job Location
CH2M, East Sussex

East Sussex, GB

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