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Project Delivery Manager


Kier Group
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
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Job Title: Project Delivery Manager
Location: Glasgow
Business Area: Utilities – Telecoms
Contract: Permanent, Full Time

From Telecoms to Power, from Lands’ End to John O’Groats.

It’s taken a great deal for Kier Group to become one of the UK’s Top 3 utility providers. It’s taken people like you. Professionals who can help connect, heat and power over 15 million homes and businesses - in a team that works with emerging technologies to maintain 65km of gas pipes and install one million metres of fibre optic cable every year.

Working in partnership with Virgin Media since 2001, we provide the network engineering support to connect hundreds of thousands of new customers and lay more than 100,000,000m of new networks annually, every year to customers throughout the UK. With our new growth and ambition to be industry leaders, we are looking for talented, professional and customer centric people to join our team.

About the Role

In this exciting role you will be responsible for managing a team of supervisors ensuring all work is delivered to time, cost and quality in a safe and compliant manner and to ensure the compliance of the supply chain to all relevant processes, standards and specification.

Key responsibilities:

You will be responsible for organising project teams, their workload and work effectively with the required support services. Ensuring that adequate resource and skills are deployed by the supply chain to ensure the programme of work is fulfilled. Successfully manage the relationship with the client (Virgin Media) and all stakeholder, providing regular updates on programme delivery.

As part of the role you will ensure that all Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental requirements pertaining to the project are in place and monitored. Manage persistent poor performance or failure to comply with process by the supply chain in regards to jeopardy management or delivery by implementing positive actions to adjust any failures. Ensuring the supply chain provide sufficient information to allow timely updates of all client and Kier systems including co-ordination with programme managers and supply chain as necessary.

You will carry out weekly assessment and accrual of plant related consumables e.g. Fuel, on/off charges. Weekly labour & plant returns produced by all supervisors and issued to cost control team to allow reconciliation of labour / plant costs.

What we need from you?

A proactive, excellent communicator with demonstrable experience in this industry. You’ll have a strong track record in successful project delivery representing planning and organisational skills. Working under pressure, on your own initiative and delivering against key objectives is a key aspect of the role. This role requires strong commercial management and client / stakeholder relationship skills. Along with a proven track record of people, project and programme management, with strong leadership abilities. You will also possess a good understanding of legislation affecting contract activities and awareness and understanding of the Communications Network Installation Specifications.

Ideally the successful candidate will have previous experience using ICOMS, ETA and Depotnet. Working knowledge of TMA and NRSWA, COSHH/RIDDOR/Health &Safety at Work – Knowledge of regulations and requirements.

What can you expect from us?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days’ annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

• Free Life Assurance
• Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyle
• Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
• Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.

Pre-employment checks

It’s worth remembering that if you are successful, we’ll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment. Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case by case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant’s criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Closing Date: 10/06/2021

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.
Job Title: Project Delivery Manager
Location: Glasgow
Business Area: Utilities – Telecoms
Contract: Permanent, Full Time

From Telecoms to Power, from Lands’ End to John O’Groats.

It’s taken a great deal for Kier Group to become one of the UK’s Top 3 utility providers. It’s taken people like you. Professionals who can help connect, heat and power over 15 million homes and businesses - in a team that works with emerging technologies to maintain 65km of gas pipes and install one million metres of fibre optic cable every year.

Working in partnership with Virgin Media since 2001, we provide the network engineering support to connect hundreds of thousands of new customers and lay more than 100,000,000m of new networks annually, every year to customers throughout the UK. With our new growth and ambition to be industry leaders, we are looking for talented, professional and customer centric people to join our team.

About the Role

In this exciting role you will be responsible for managing a team of supervisors ensuring all work is delivered to time, cost and quality in a safe and compliant manner and to ensure the compliance of the supply chain to all relevant processes, standards and specification.

Key responsibilities:

You will be responsible for organising project teams, their workload and work effectively with the required support services. Ensuring that adequate resource and skills are deployed by the supply chain to ensure the programme of work is fulfilled. Successfully manage the relationship with the client (Virgin Media) and all stakeholder, providing regular updates on programme delivery.

As part of the role you will ensure that all Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental requirements pertaining to the project are in place and monitored. Manage persistent poor performance or failure to comply with process by the supply chain in regards to jeopardy management or delivery by implementing positive actions to adjust any failures. Ensuring the supply chain provide sufficient information to allow timely updates of all client and Kier systems including co-ordination with programme managers and supply chain as necessary.

You will carry out weekly assessment and accrual of plant related consumables e.g. Fuel, on/off charges. Weekly labour & plant returns produced by all supervisors and issued to cost control team to allow reconciliation of labour / plant costs.

What we need from you?

A proactive, excellent communicator with demonstrable experience in this industry. You’ll have a strong track record in successful project delivery representing planning and organisational skills. Working under pressure, on your own initiative and delivering against key objectives is a key aspect of the role. This role requires strong commercial management and client / stakeholder relationship skills. Along with a proven track record of people, project and programme management, with strong leadership abilities. You will also possess a good understanding of legislation affecting contract activities and awareness and understanding of the Communications Network Installation Specifications.

Ideally the successful candidate will have previous experience using ICOMS, ETA and Depotnet. Working knowledge of TMA and NRSWA, COSHH/RIDDOR/Health &Safety at Work – Knowledge of regulations and requirements.

What can you expect from us?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days’ annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

• Free Life Assurance
• Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyle
• Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
• Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.

Pre-employment checks

It’s worth remembering that if you are successful, we’ll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment. Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case by case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant’s criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Closing Date: 10/06/2021

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.
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