Technical Manager

28 Sep 2016
26 Oct 2016
Balfour Beatty
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About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Manager to join our Gas & Water business unit to work in Peterborough.

What you'll be doing

  • Plan all technical aspects of the programme & projects, working with the IPL & Solutions Manager (SM), to assist in the formation of a design strategy, ensuring that this is adhered, supported by a Plan for Stage involving the wider team. Ensure rigorous application of the Risk & Value process & challenge technical solutions to provide best value. At all times the strategy shall include the Enabling team to ensure that all relevant enabling activities are undertaken in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Be responsible to the PDM for delivering and coordinating all technical aspects of the project in accordance with the plan. Work with the Discipline Head (DH) to agree technical resource required, forecast & manage resource costs throughout the project. Ensure that any and all external design works are undertaken by suitably qualified and experienced teams which are provided with clearly defined scope culminating in agreed costs and timescales. Work with the IPL and Project Delivery Manager (PDM) to monitor and report on the technical teams progress on all required deliverables - advise any deviation from schedule or budget. Attend production meetings and, where needed, chair design meetings. Keep track of all scope changes and ensure that the change control process and technical query process are adhered to and communicated fully on all projects. Take the lead in driving a culture of continuous improvement within the design and wider community.

For more information please see the attached Job Description.

Why work for us
Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us
Balfour Beatty's Gas & Water teams work in the UK and internationally, providing expertise and experience to support a stable and safe supply of these vital services.

Working on long-term, large-scale contracts, we build close, collaborative relationships with our clients. Our teams bring technical knowledge and in-depth industry experience to projects, provide exceptional customer service and introduce innovative approaches to minimise disruption to local residents, businesses and the environment.

Our water operations cover the whole lifecycle of networks, including clean and waste water mains, metering, treatment facilities and other essential infrastructure. Working closely with the supply chain, we employ industry-leading approaches like BIM and offsite construction to bring cost and time efficiencies to projects.

In the gas sector, we work to expand and renew underground mains, often in busy and high-impact residential and commercial areas. We work closely with clients to manage and plan work intelligently in these areas, minimising the impact this essential work has on local communities.

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ("Two Ticks") symbol and are a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme.

Closing Date: 12th October 2016