Project Manager (Highways)

Midlands, United Kingdom
20 Feb 2018
21 Apr 2018
Note for Recruitment Agencies:
We prefer to hire directly, but we do have an approved supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.

Role Overview:
The Highways division is one of the business units that make up the Galliford Try Infrastructure entity. It delivers projects for national and local clients. This team has expanded in recent times and includes operations for Highways England, Local Authorities and Highways Maintenance. We are looking for a Project Manager in the Midlands to start to build on an established team and enable GT to progress towards it's aspiration as an infrastructure delivery partner of choice.

Key Responsibilities:
Project Management
  • Responsibility for the safe day to day management of a Project
  • Responsible for the commercial management of a Project
Health & Safety
  • Responsible for the safe execution of all works on site
  • Responsible for developing the Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan and inputting into the Health and Safety File, Maintenance and Repair Strategy Statement and the Asbestos Management Plan Products
  • Preparation of Health, Safety and Environmental plans and other key documentation fully for entering the mobilisation and construction phase of the project and ensuring Health & Safety relating to design, e.g. hazard logs are sufficient for construction requirements.
  • Planning for Commissioning and Handover

Design management and input - where applicable
  • Responsible for ensuring detailed input to the design process including health and safety issues, buildability reviews, technology development and coordination, traffic management constraints and requirements, schedule constraints, auxiliary (third party) works and commissioning and handover requirements
  • Supporting the Design Partner in the production and approval of Approvals in Principle and Departures from Standard developed by the designer. Coordinating with the Delivery Hub to ensure sharing of knowledge, lessons learnt and best practice.
Experience and Qualifications:
  • HNC/ relevant qualification or degree educated in Civil Engineering
  • Previous, relevant experience as a Project Manager
  • Takes responsibility for own priorities and encourages others to do the same by setting an example for desired performance
  • Sets clear goals and holds self and others accountable to delivering excellent performance
  • Challenges systems, processes and behaviours which conflict with our values and deals promptly and effectively with business and team issues
  • Ability to develop others to improve performance and progress their careers
  • Manages self positively when faced with challenging and/or stressful situations
  • Experience of managing elements of a major highways project with responsibility for Health & Safety, Quality, Time and Cost
  • Ability to scrutinise design information and provide value adding input to ensure the optimum solutions are developed for the construction phase.
In Return:
In return we offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package. We will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.
With an ambitious strategy, we're poised for further growth and success, so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

About us:
We are one of the UK's leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 5,550 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

Construction Division:
As a major UK contractor our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors. The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate. It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments: Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions.

Operating under Galliford Try in England and Wales and Morrison Construction in Scotland, we are a leading contractor on infrastructure projects in the public and regulated sectors. From highways and rail to renewable energy and water, delivering a specialist capability from concept and design through to project implementation and maintenance.

Infrastructure - Highways Sector
The Highways sector for GallifordTry focuses on highways related capital and maintenance works within England and Wales. It is responsible for delivering Frameworks and projects between £10 and £100m in value and targets key customers such as Highways England, Welsh Government and selected Local Authorities. This successful growing sector is set to deliver £121m of project and frameworks this year with ambitious plans to grow over the next 3 years building on recent successes such as the Midland Highways Alliance, Northumberland Street Lighting and Highways England's, Smart Motorway Programme. Be part of a successful team where opportunities to develop career will be available through the growth of the sector.

Galliford Try celebrates a diverse workforce and as an Equal Opportunities Employer, we welcome all applications

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