Join a very experienced team of engineers as a Data Designer and contribute to designing and developing hardware and data for the control centre system platform. Due to winning a large amount of signalling projects in the UK and being a global engineering contractor, you will have the opportunity to develop and be supported in the role. To be successful, you must have a background in in signalling design and a passion for control system development.

Responsibilities
* Ability to interact with other experts and peers and to problem solve and identify technical conflicts.
* Produce designs that comply with the company, technical and customer standards.
* Actively seek to improve design and engineering processes.
* Participate in periodic CRE design reviews.
* Support the Technical Bid Manager in tendering activities.
* IRSE licence logbook kept up to date.
* Licensed or working towards IRSE Design License 1.1.510 supported and sponsored by Alstom.
* Mentoring of Assistant Engineers on assigned tasks

Objective
* Ensure that the control system designs are delivered to the project schedule, to the required technical standards, specifications and procedures.
* Take full cognisance of the project concept, requirements, assurance plan, acceptance criteria, project scope and technical specification.
* Attend design review meetings covering the designs produced as and when required.
* Attend Interdisciplinary Design Reviews (IDR) and Interdisciplinary Design Check (IDC) when required.

Essential
 Membership of the IRSE (Institute of Railway Signalling Engineers)
 Educated to degree level in an engineering discipline
 Undertaken signalling design, project engineering, installation, or testing activities.
 Knowledge of railway operations or system engineering activities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Quality Manager

Derby

£40,000-£50,000

My client is looking to strengthen their SHEQ team with a Quality Manager to support across the Severn Trent Region. Based at the Derby office, you will ensure effective delivery of Quality performance across the framework.

You will report directly to the Programme Manager and the responsibilities will include:

* Lead the Quality performance to achieve agreed standards (KPIs) and provide incisive SHEQ monthly Management Information to deliver effective performance.

* Oversee the collection, input and validation of monthly SHEQ data.

* Oversee the submission of monthly client data reports.

* Develop and deliver a continuous improvement programme for Quality performance, advising action and recommendations for changes.

* Embed understanding of Quality, its benefits and the requirements on the company in this respect.

* Provide support on quality issues to all areas of the business including construction delivery, proposals, procurement, business services and design.

* Manage the resolution of findings and corrective actions.

* Lead the Integrated Assurance process with the Client including compliance with procedures, managing the improvement plans, ensuring reporting, attendance at Client meetings, management of internal responses to Client actions and being the face of the company regarding any issues.

* Providing training (or ensuring a suitable programme is developed and delivered) on quality issues and business processes.

* Undertake internal and external quality audits at all stages of the delivery process including at supply chain sites.

* Lead the Quality team to deliver their responsibilities.

* Implement a robust monthly audit and inspection schedule.

* Participate in the Quality Managers Forum, ensuring development of quality practises throughout regional quality managers.

* Lead SHEQ Communication and engagement including development/manage distribution of SHEQ Alerts and Monthly SHEQ comms.

* Lead Quality incident investigation, reporting, development of corrective actions and track their completion.

* Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking/conferences/associations/groups, to stay current on industry changes and innovations.

* Maintain a positive and solution-oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback.

* Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role.

* In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of the department as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships.

* Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality.

About The Candidate:

Essential:

* Degree qualified; preferably in an engineering, technology, technical or personnel development topic (Considerable relevant experience will also be acceptable).

* Approved Lead Quality auditor’s course from an IRCA accredited company

* Background in the water/wastewater industry

Desirable:

* Background in construction works

* EUSR SHEA Water card

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Rail

Type: Permanent

Location: UK wide

Salary : Dependant on experience

Job Reference: JHBDM

I am looking for a Business Development Manager with a good rail background, to work within a medium sized rail contractor for infrastructure works on NR and LUL

Role

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within the rail environment. This role would suit an existing sales led technical expert.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop relationships between clients and other organisations within the rail and power industry.
  • Network effectively across the business in multiple areas of industry.
  • Work toward bid, tender and invite dates.
  • Work with the engineering and senior team to attempt to win works across the uk

Essential requirements:

  • Have worked in a sales led business development role previously .
  • Have five years relevant experience.
  • Will need to have current or past engineering understanding

Desirable:

  • Although not essential it would also be advantageous if you have a degree in a relevant discipline such as Civil Engineering.

To discuss in more detail please call Josh Hill at Advance or apply

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Quality Manager

Derby

£40,000-£50,000

My client is looking to strengthen their SHEQ team with a Quality Manager to support across the Severn Trent Region. Based at the Derby office, you will ensure effective delivery of Quality performance across the framework.

You will report directly to the Programme Manager and the responsibilities will include:

* Lead the Quality performance to achieve agreed standards (KPIs) and provide incisive SHEQ monthly Management Information to deliver effective performance.

* Oversee the collection, input and validation of monthly SHEQ data.

* Oversee the submission of monthly client data reports.

* Develop and deliver a continuous improvement programme for Quality performance, advising action and recommendations for changes.

* Embed understanding of Quality, its benefits and the requirements on the company in this respect.

* Provide support on quality issues to all areas of the business including construction delivery, proposals, procurement, business services and design.

* Manage the resolution of findings and corrective actions.

* Lead the Integrated Assurance process with the Client including compliance with procedures, managing the improvement plans, ensuring reporting, attendance at Client meetings, management of internal responses to Client actions and being the face of the company regarding any issues.

* Providing training (or ensuring a suitable programme is developed and delivered) on quality issues and business processes.

* Undertake internal and external quality audits at all stages of the delivery process including at supply chain sites.

* Lead the Quality team to deliver their responsibilities.

* Implement a robust monthly audit and inspection schedule.

* Participate in the Quality Managers Forum, ensuring development of quality practises throughout regional quality managers.

* Lead SHEQ Communication and engagement including development/manage distribution of SHEQ Alerts and Monthly SHEQ comms.

* Lead Quality incident investigation, reporting, development of corrective actions and track their completion.

* Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking/conferences/associations/groups, to stay current on industry changes and innovations.

* Maintain a positive and solution-oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback.

* Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role.

* In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of the department as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships.

* Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality.

About The Candidate:

Essential:

* Degree qualified; preferably in an engineering, technology, technical or personnel development topic (Considerable relevant experience will also be acceptable).

* Approved Lead Quality auditor’s course from an IRCA accredited company

* Background in the water/wastewater industry

Desirable:

* Background in construction works

* EUSR SHEA Water card

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

An opportunity to join a global engineering contractor as a planner. In this role you will be managing the preparation and maintenance of integrated and co-ordinated project programmes, enabling resource and material requirements to be forward planned to meet project deliverables, using P6 Project Planning software. You will be reporting into the planning manager but must be able to work independently, setting high personal standards and delivering reports in a time.
Responsibilities
* Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for UK SS&I projects incorporating resource planning, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.
* Continuously monitor the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.
* Identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
* Through accurate reporting on Work Package progress, co-ordinate all functional activity on the project and ensure that problems and bottlenecks are anticipated and resolved in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project.
* Provide regular reports and feedback to management on project progress and critical issues.
* Provide sufficiently accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that co-ordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins.
* Through active dialogue with Work Package Managers and the Project Manager, ensure that the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements to time and cost.

Essential
* Experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
* Experience and expert knowledge of Primavera P6 Planning Software.
* Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
* Ability to communicate well and build relationships

Desired
* Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry, particularly Rail Signalling.
* Knowledge and experience of working in a business process environment with an emphasis on project delivery (Contractor side).
* Ability to persuade and influence others.
* Expert knowledge of MS Excel.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

An opportunity to join a global engineering contractor as a planner. In this role you will be managing the preparation and maintenance of integrated and co-ordinated project programmes, enabling resource and material requirements to be forward planned to meet project deliverables, using P6 Project Planning software. You will be reporting into the planning manager but must be able to work independently, setting high personal standards and delivering reports in a time.

Responsibilities
* Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for UK SS&I projects incorporating resource planning, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.
* Continuously monitor the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.
* Identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
* Through accurate reporting on Work Package progress, co-ordinate all functional activity on the project and ensure that problems and bottlenecks are anticipated and resolved in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project.
* Provide regular reports and feedback to management on project progress and critical issues.
* Provide sufficiently accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that co-ordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins.
* Through active dialogue with Work Package Managers and the Project Manager, ensure that the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements to time and cost.

Essential
* Experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
* Experience and expert knowledge of Primavera P6 Planning Software.
* Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
* Ability to communicate well and build relationships

Desired
* Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry, particularly Rail Signalling.
* Knowledge and experience of working in a business process environment with an emphasis on project delivery (Contractor side).
* Ability to persuade and influence others.
* Expert knowledge of MS Excel.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job title: Construction Manager- PWAY – Track

Type: Contract

Location: Newcastle

Rate: Dependant on experience

Role

You will be expected to co-ordinate all Permanent Way aspects of construction and associated works with the other disciplines and to deliver construction work safely to the level of quality expected by the company and the Client on site; to budget and in line with all relevant standards, processes and procedures.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking the role of construction manager for pway track works on a large rail project in the north of England
  • Controlling all on site technical activities and man power
  • Rail track engineering co-ordination across sites and work packages

Essential requirements:

  • Comprehensive understanding of permanent way and related engineering principles, including interfaces between disciplines.
  • Safety Management training.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of track standards, processes and procedures.
  • Site based work previously

For full details and to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please apply or contact Josh Hill at Advance TRS

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Title: Senior Civil Design Engineer

Location: Basingstoke (Hybrid ideally 2 days per week in Basingstoke)

Employment Status: Perm – £40k-£50k (depending on skills & experience)

Benefits:

Pension: 6% employee, 9% employer

Holidays: Between 25 days + BH depending on client

Job Overview:

Are you a Civil Engineer with experience in the technical delivery and management of water engineering projects and looking for a new challenge where you can thrive within a diverse and growing team?

If yes, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our established Water team in Basingstoke.

Our client is one of the leading engineering consultancies in the UK water sector. They have offices all over the UK and they are actively looking for Civil Engineers with either infrastructure or non-infrastructure experience – across both clean water and wastewater.

Their team in Basingstoke is growing and they need a Senior Civil Engineer to bridge the gap between the Assistant Engineers and the Technical Director. Candidates must have hands on detailed design experience and be happy to have a technical focus in their role. There will also be opportunities to get experience of project management.

There are 20 staff members in the team currently. Their workload is currently 80% infrastructure (clean water & wastewater networks/pipelines – below ground assets) and 20% non-infrastructure (WTW, WwTW’s). They will consider candidates specialising in any of these areas.

  • Candidates will be Chartered, or approaching Chartership via the ICE.

  • Candidates will ideally have some familiarity of working on the Thames Water framework.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience.

Further details:

This role offers opportunities to work with some of the UK water industry’s largest clients delivering designs with a focus on providing innovative and sustainable solutions delivered on collaborative platforms

You will have the opportunity to work on some of the highest profile projects for the UK’s largest water companies such as:

  • Thames Water – our client has positions across all scales of delivery including major projects such as Mogden STW upgrade, Thames Tideway Tunnel, Deephams STW upgrade and ‘Capital Delivery’ infra and non-infra schemes across the Thames region.

  • Wessex Water -our client has been appointed on several AMP7 frameworks, including the Capital Delivery framework.

  • Severn Trent Water -our client has been appointed on major schemes Lot 1 of Severn Trent Water’s new Design Services Framework for AMP7. Our clients portfolio of projects is building rapidly.

  • Be the lead design engineer on small to medium size projects, coordinating internal multi-discipline design teams and interfaces with clients and other project delivery stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside our project managers and lead design engineers to provide technical decisions at key design stages for some of our largest and most complex water and wastewater utility projects.
  • Provide the technical input into proposals, feasibility studies, reference designs, detailed designs, and preparing reports and technical specifications.
  • Mentor, oversee or manage design staff, using your knowledge of design processes and excellent communication skills.
  • Be a core member of the regional water engineering team, ranging from graduates to industry experts, that deliver design work for water company AMP7 requirements and beyond.
  • Be part of our wider technical practice network, enabling you to build your knowledge, skills and career with like-minded engineers globally.

What we are looking for / key skills:

  • Be a degree qualified professional , with a BSc, BEng or MEng in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Be an engineer or senior engineer in civil engineering with experience in the water industry
  • Have demonstrable experience in water and wastewater networks and treatment works designs and one of more of the following: hydraulics design, trunk mains, gravity mains, pump stations, multi-disciplinary engineering design
  • Be proactive in proposing new approaches or ways of working to solve problems,
  • Have strong communication, influencing, and interpersonal skills to collaborate with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders
  • Deliver continuous professional development and take an active approach to drive development of more junior staff in the team
  • Be a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer or be actively working towards this status

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Project Manager – York

A Tier 1 contractor in the rail industry are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their team in the York area.

The role will involve delivering projects of all appropriate sizes and complexities, although at times you may be required to deliver sections of a larger Project.

POSITION OVERVIEW

  • Provide & report to the Lead Project Manager / Project Director with clear and precise feedback on the status of project items in line with the Project Management Plan and Programme.
  • Provide support to the Tendering Department for the production of bids in line with the tendering procedure.
  • To ensure the project is completed to meet Group Standards (subject to contract of conditions).
  • To ensure the project is undertaken in line with Health, Safety & Environmental requirements.
  • To maintain a high standard in all areas for the delivery of the project in accordance the Client, Suppliers, Contractors, Stakeholders, Partners (internally or externally) Policies & Procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To effectively manage resources, i.e. people, time, plant, materials and subcontractors in line with the project plan.
  • To ensure nominated staff raise and authorise purchase requisitions in line with policies & procedures.
  • Attend regular client meetings on project progress.
  • Hold regular meetings with suppliers and the Project Team to manage progress and performance.
  • Undertake regular team briefs and workshops with Site Managers/Supervisors.
  • Produce written reports, e.g. accident investigation, monthly progress reports etc.
  • Develop & maintain a strong delivery culture with all site staff.
  • Undertake various site audits
  • Manage internal interfaces, e.g. testing, design & installation.
  • Ensure that a comprehensive daily diary of site activities and events is kept for each project.
  • Manage all of the projects Test logs.
  • Ensure the Project Risk Management process is regularly and accurately maintained.
  • Identify key variation to contract.
  • To undertake any travelling (where applicable) that may be necessary under the terms of your contract. To refer to shift working arrangements, where applicable.
  • Project close out.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This well respected contracting organisation are keen to recruit an Estimator to evaluate costs and set budgets accordingly on various projects ranging from refurbishments, extensions through to fit out contracts in the Thames Valley region and the surrounding areas.

As Estimator you will be expected to take lead on partitions, ceilings, decs for the significant projects for high end client but also a healthy knowledge of construction works such as civils and steelwork. It is integral to demonstrate your capabilities to take control of all pre construction, costing and valuations of these projects.

The schemes with this main contractor can vary from extensions for prestigious motor racing teams to office fit outs of high end offices for worldwide companies. It is integral to showcase your internal knowledge, alongside demonstrating your ability to gather and act upon quotes from sub-contractors professionally and quickly. It will be fundamental to demonstrate recent, relevant project experience in delivering internal estimations.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collect quotes from sub-contractors
  • Produce estimates
  • Liaise with the Project Manager and commercial team
  • Control and revise all aspects of the mechanical estimations

Essential requirements:

  • Detailed and recent experience in producing internal/external estimates
  • CSCS card holder
  • Mix of main and sub contract employment history

In return for your skills, experience and abilities you will be joining a growing business, committed to providing a complete Construction Management Service for their clients. The main contractor works in partnership with their clients and their professional teams, this approach ensures the client’s interests are protected at all stages of the project creating repeat business from their clients.

To discuss in more detail please call Tom Gibson on 07983 460 566 at Advance TRS or apply here.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

An exciting opportunity to become a principal safety assurance manager for the largest rail company in the UK. As the principal safety assurance manager, you will be maintaining product approval for technology such as interlocking, control centres or ETCS systems. You will also be performing a safety assurance manager role on large projects and occasionally act as a validator.

Responsibilities
Activities are in all aspects of Engineering Safety Management including:
* Coordinate all the Safety Assurance activities on the project / system / product. Perform Safety analysis, manage Hazard Log, review RAM, VI&T, T&C activities from a Safety perspective
* Apply the safety assurance methodologies (risk acceptance criteria, safety analysis, verification and validation) defined for the project / system / product
* Provide engineering safety assurance to large and complex application projects or product introductions as Safety Assurance Manager for the project
* Manage the Safety Assurance activities and personnel for a series of Line of Route Projects, Technology Introduction or Discipline (such as Signalling (including Design), Interlockings, ETCS (Trackside or Train-borne) technology, Control Centres) on behalf of the UK Regional Centre Safety Manager

Essential
* Practical Railway industry experience in safety engineering or safety assurance and systems engineering
* Practical understanding and application of the CENELEC Standards including BSEN50126/8/9 and associated procedures and application
* Understanding and practical application of conventional UK signalling application projects
* Detailed knowledge of the ‘Yellow Book’ and superseding documentation (including common)
* Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer

APPLY NOW or contact Sam Blair at Advance TRS for more information

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Mine Heat Licensing Manager

Mansfield

£31,089 to £37,998

My client is part of a governmental body, and they carry out a wide variety of essential services from responding to coal mining hazards, to keeping people and the environment safe from mine water pollution.

They are excited about what their future holds as they help develop a new sustainable source of renewable energy for the UK. By harnessing the energy from mine water heat, we hope to play a key role towards helping the UK to meet net-zero emissions by 2050.

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join the licensing team as they seek to support sustainable use of their legacy coal workings by developing the area of mine heat licensing. This will require a pragmatic and consultative individual, skilled in stakeholder management and with the vision to support development of new and emerging technologies utilising mine workings.

The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of applications for Mine Heat licence agreements and also administer other extant licence agreements that utilise their legacy mine workings. Supporting the wider team in assessing Permit applications to developers and consultants to investigate and treat the clients coal estate will also be part of the role, specifically where this relates to mine heat and other emerging technologies.

You will support the development and delivery of commercial services by the Authority and provide specialist advice to internal and external clients.

You will monitor compliance with the terms of permits, licence agreements through site visits and build and manage relationships with customers, developers and consultants.

This role is crucial to supporting the client in delivering their commitment to sustainability and as such will involve liaising with our commercial services team and providing specialist internal and external advice to customers and other stakeholders on mine heat licensing matters.

About you:

You will need some experience be skilled in project management, preferably in a regulatory landscape. Furthermore, you will be skilled in negotiation and stakeholder management with a can-do attitude.

You will ideally have experience of dealing with other public bodies, commercial consultants and the general public.

Knowledge of mining legacy issues, and forms of geological / mapping data would be preferable, as well as knowledge of the principles of legal agreements and sustainable development relating to infrastructure.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Principal Manager (Mine Heat Licensing)

Mansfield

£41,339 – £45,933

My client is part of a governmental body, and they carry out a wide variety of essential services from responding to coal mining hazards, to keeping people and the environment safe from mine water pollution.

They are excited about what their future holds as they help develop a new sustainable source of renewable energy for the UK. By harnessing the energy from mine water heat, we hope to play a key role towards helping the UK to meet net-zero emissions by 2050.

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to lead their mine heat licensing team as they seek to support sustainable use of their legacy coal workings by developing the area of mine heat licensing. This will require a pragmatic and consultative individual, skilled in stakeholder management and with the vision to support development of new and emerging technologies utilising mine workings.

This role is crucial in supporting and delivering the clients commitment to sustainability and as such will involve liaising with their commercial services team and providing specialist internal and external advice to customers and other stakeholders on mine heat licensing matters.

You will work with the Head of Heat and By-Product Innovation to ensure we are able to service the growing pipeline of opportunities within the mine energy space and manage customer experience and expectations.

To work with the Principal Manager- Licensing and Permissions to ensure we are aligning customer experience and expectations.

About you:

You will ideally be skilled in project managing complex regulatory applications and assessing technical data. Furthermore, you will be skilled in negotiation and stakeholder management with a can-do attitude.

You will ideally have experience of operating in a regulatory environment and dealing with other public bodies, commercial consultants and the general public.

You will ideally have knowledge of mining legacy issues, forms of geological / mapping data, forms of legal agreements and sustainable development relating to infrastructure.

You will ideally have a higher level qualification in a mining/ geological/ engineering based degree and be able to apply this to emerging technologies.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Design Package Manager

We are working with a leading engineering consultancy who are on the lookout for a Design Package Manager to work for them on a 12 month contract.

They will be working on the Transpennine Route Upgrade (West) and will be working in a team responsible for the successful delivery of the design commission.

You will be responsible for:

* Managing the programme and budget for the delivery of the design activities

* Managing and identifying any scope changes

* Ensuring appropriate resources are deployed to deliver the design programme

* Creating and maintaining a wide spectrum of effective and collaborative relationships

Essential Skills and Knowledge

* Competent in Project Management of multidisciplinary rail design at all stages – Feasibility & Detailed Design). This may include remodelling, depots, stations, enhancements, civils, renewals, re-signalling and electrification.

* Competent in change management, requirements management and delivery to programme.

* Outstanding Leadership skills including

* Highly skilled design leadership skills

* Experience of major multi-disciplinary rail infrastructure programmes

* Experience in resource forecasting, and introducing policies/systems/ processes

Desirable Skills and Knowledge

* Track record and a passion to lead, mentor, motivate and develop team members

* Production of design management control tools and use of technical reporting processes.

Qualifications

* An appropriate university degree or equivalent qualification.

* Working towards membership of the APM, ICE, IET or similar

* Incorporated or Chartered member of the APM, ICE, IET or similar would be an advantage.

Duration:

12 months

IR35 status:

Inside

Rate:

£50-£65ph (Umbrella)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Product & Services Bid Manager

A global tier 1 contractor in the rail industry are looking to add a Bid Manager to their Product & Services team. The role is a key one in the Business Development Department and the team is responsible for supplying the companies rail signalling, systems, infrastructure products and services for both internal and external customers.

Reporting into the Head of Business development & delivery you will be responsible for the management of all aspects of the preparation of tender submissions, customer offers and associated governance in line with processes and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of bid and tendering activity from initial enquiry to contract award
  • Managing the cost of tenders to budget
  • Offering products and solutions that meet customer requirements at a winning price point
  • Ensuring margin commitments are realised
  • Delivering high quality deliverable tender submissions and offer documents
  • Ensuring the implementation of opportunity capture plans and win strategies
  • Supporting the Business Development team in sales and business development activities
  • Working closely with the operations and contract execution teams to gain return on experience and business improvement

Essential Experience:

  • Bid management experience in rail tenders
  • Project Management
  • Basic knowledge of Railway Signalling
  • Financial processes
  • Bid writing
  • Track record in developing winning tenders
  • Excellent numerical and oral / written communication skills
  • Proficient user of Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Comfortable delivering presentations to business leaders & customers
  • Knowledge of CRM software packages i.e. salesforce.com (wall-C)
  • Working knowledge & understanding of commercial contracts used in signalling, systems & infrastructure projects

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Project Buyer – Hatfield

A leading Tier 1 contractor in the rail industry are looking for a Project Buyer to join their team. The role will involved various sourcing activities including materials and sub-contractors and will play a major role in the delivery of projects across the Southern region of the UK.

The role will be ideal for an Assistant/Junior Buyer with a background in rail/engineering/construction/infrastructure who is looking for a step up.

Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for supporting our Regional Procurement Manager in tendering and on-boarding of new suppliers.
  • Represent procurement in project review meetings as required.
  • To monitor Sub-contractor and supplier performance and develop supplier performance initiatives..
  • To be responsible for ensuring that frameworks or specific contracts are agreed and signed.
  • To build and maintain effective and productive relationships with the project teams, supply chain, suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • To resolve delivery problems that are escalated by the expediters or material controllers, and to continually monitor Supplier delivery performance.
  • Run a tender process from collating documents, to negotiation and contract award.
  • To communicate with suppliers, the project team and supply chain as necessary to ensure the control of accurate information at all times.
  • Contribute to maintaining project margin or achieving project savings
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Title: Site Manager – Rail Civils

Type: Contract

Location: Sheffield

Rate : dependant on experience

Job Reference: JHCCM

I am looking for a Site Manager with a good rail civils background, to deliver engineering technical excellence for a large rail project based in the north.

Role

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within programmes from a civil aspect. This role would suit a site manager.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the civil and plant engineering element of the works goes according with works plans.
  • Organise resources of people and materials to ensure delivery of works.
  • Work in a team for round the clock coverage of job sites.
  • Assist with engineering design and plans as required
  • Attend engineering reviews as required for allocated contracts.
  • Work covering shifts days or nights

Essential requirements:

  • Civils and plant engineering background
  • Rail experience
  • Will need to have current or past site management experience

Desirable:

  • Ideally having worked on earthworks, or platforms before

To discuss in more detail please call Josh Hill at Advance or apply

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Facilities Manager:

The role involves coordinating and managing the required maintenance programs across 4 sites , utilising both external contractors and internal maintenance operatives to deliver a high standard of maintenance and presentation.

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Operations Director
  • Responsible for producing maintenance schedules and reports
  • Maintaining the sites to a high standard, ensuring all works are completed on time and within budget
  • Working with other departments to give various facilities support to members and teams across sites
  • Minimum once weekly visits to all sites to review progress and assess asset condition
  • Managing the cleaning operations with regular audit inspections
  • Ensure contractors respond in a timely manner to all critical maintenance and repair requests
  • Ensuring all work is carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, including H&S and fire regulations, and within our own policy guidelines
  • Producing and approving method statements and risk assessments where appropriate
  • Build and maintain confidence with key members of the team, as well as with third party contractors and consultants
  • Programming maintenance activities
  • Procuring materials and sub-contractors quotations for approval within budget
  • Reviewing and maintaining the cloud-based maintenance App
  • Making informed decisions in line with the commercial interests of the business from a health & safety perspective

Other Duties:

  • As set out in the employee handbook, including daily procedures, observing security measures as well as relevant health & safety regulations
  • Establish framework of maintenance contractors to undertake planned and emergency works

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Good organisational and time management skills, with ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • High degree of personal integrity
  • Motivated and positive, with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Strong team player, with readiness to be hands on
  • Ability to work independently, using own initiative
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Flexible, with a willingness to tackle a variety of duties and to learn new skills
  • Reliable and responsible with a friendly and approachable manner
  • Willing to work extended hours or weekends, and to be “hands on” where circumstances dictate

Most importantly you will need to have existing and demonstrable relevant experience in operating within a facilities management role across multiple locations.

Experience & Skills Requirements

  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Project Management experience
  • Strong commercial acumen in approach to assignments and projects
  • Highly confident in analysis and reporting
  • Procurement and negotiating
  • Health & Safety and FM Qualifications
  • Good commercial awareness and ability to approve invoices. Ability to resolve defective work cost issues and contra charges/invoices. Also work within agreed budgets
  • Be able to make operational and service decisions within the role objectives
  • Strong line management and influencing skills
  • Experience in contractor site management
  • Able to divide time between departments and projects, all with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to respond quickly to emergencies/critical incidents/out of hours call outs

You must also possess a current UK driving license without any penalty points or endorsements.

Location & Working Hours:

Operations are across the London area with an Head Office in London Bridge. The role will require frequent site visits, in order to ensure that all our sites are maintained to a high standard at all times.

Whilst most responsibilities will be completed during the week, you will be required to work on weekends and bank holidays where business needs arise.

Rewards:

In addition to a rewarding pay structure and the opportunity to grow with this fast-growing business:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Bonus up to 20% of annual salary
  • Company phone, laptop and car/van
  • Weekend / bank holiday working time off in lieu
  • Additional day’s holiday for your birthday (at your line manager’s discretion)
  • Matching pension contributions up to 6%
  • Team nights out

If your skills and experiences match the job role criteria and you are interested to find out more please don’t hesitate to contact us and send your CV…

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Regional Sales Manager

A global Tier 1 contractor in the rail industry are looking to add a Regional Sales Manager to support the team in the Eastern Region of the UK.

The role is a key senior position in the Business Development & Tendering Department and has been created as part of a restructuring to transform performance and support a return to growth.

The Regional Sales Manager shall be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Sales planning and Account management
  • Account management for key accounts regional and Tier 1 contractors
  • Developing new opportunities
  • Ensure opportunities are captured and continuously maintained on the CRM system
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships grounded in trust and integrity, become a “trusted advisor” understanding customer’s operational challenges and working with the relevant Bid Directors to develop value-based solutions that leverage the full range of capabilities
  • Hold regular customer meetings to review current and future work bank, identify new business opportunities
  • Be the voice of the customer and internal champion
  • Act as the key interface between the customer and relevant internal functions and platforms
  • Assist in the development of capture plans to drive winning strategies and create a compelling vision for key stakeholders and bid teams
  • Understand customer hot-button’s, positive and negative discriminators and ensure these are leveraged within our proposals
  • Assist in the development of business cases to support commercial growth
  • Provide the front end customer engagement and account planning through prospecting, identification of customer needs, supporting the Bid Director to ensure prequalification, solution and proposal development, pricing, customer objection, negotiation through to deal closure
  • Ensuring compliance with process and governance procedures
  • Be a key contributor to the development of the Marketing and Commercial Carousels driving customer requirements into these key strategic outputs
  • Be a key contributor in the development of Business Development and Tendering budgets and forecasts
  • Ensure robust lessons learned undertaken and Return on Experience drives continuous improvement; taking the lead on improvement initiatives related to the account management function
  • Establish strategic partnerships with internal and external partners, consultants and complementary organisations to realise winning strategies
  • Produce and deliver presentations to senior internal and external stakeholders
  • Comply with and undertake all relevant Environment, Health & Safety measures and activities
  • Undertake regular travel to key account management

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Product & Services Business Manager

A global Tier 1 contractor in the rail industry are looking to add a Product & Services Manager to their team. The role will involve supporting the Product and Services business to undertake business development, bid and project management, reporting and sales execution activities to deliver company financial targets related to order intake, sales and margin. The business delivers a range of signalling and infrastructure products to the rail industry.

Key Networks & Links

Management team, project delivery, business development, supply chain, manufacturing, sourcing, suppliers, engineering.

Objectives:

* Deliver target for Product Business order intake, sales and margin
* Deliver expectations and targets for customer support contracts
* Maintain Product and Service business Price lists
* Maintain Product and Service business support documentation
* Production of accurate budgets and forecasts for Product Business project
* Regular provision of accurate reports on Product and Service business to management
* Provide input into senior management strategy on Product and Service business including NPD, NPI, etc.

Responsibilities:

* Management of Product and Service business development activity
* Maintain customer relationships, maintaining a network of contacts related to Product and Service business
* Bid Management for Product and service Business tendering activity
* Regular provision of accurate reports on Product and Service business to management
* Provide input into senior management strategy on Product and Service business including NPD, NPI
* Undertaking travel as required in line with the requirements of the role
* To comply with and undertake all relevant Environment, Health & Safety measures and activities

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Sales Support Manager

The role will include but not be restricted to the following:

MSP/Managed Accounts

  • MSP – Process Management (data entry for sales and contract documentation)
    • Management of compliance documentation (contractors)
    • Chase candidates for outstanding right to work documentation
    • Database entry of client and candidate information
    • Assisting the compliance team with booking training courses and competency assessments
    • Reporting (weekly, Monthly, Quarterly)
    • Survey management and reporting
    • Vacancy advertising (Website, Job-boards, social media)

  • Managed Accounts – Sales support management (NWR-AMS 60x Contractors)
    • Management of online portals
    • Portal client vacancy activity reporting (AMS/Morson/Aecom)
    • Vacancy distribution and reporting
    • Client liaison (meetings, Vacancy clarification, process blocks)

  • Business Development
    • Support BD Director with Client Contractual agreement (Signed T&Cs)
    • Communication with Clients to secure contractual agreement or meetings
    • Database entry and recording
    • Diary Management

  • General Sales Support
  • Contractor Management and aftercare (1st day, 1 month, 3 month check ins)
  • Taking references by telephone for candidates who have been placed
  • Supporting Guildford sales operation with Contractors placement process
  • Support senior sales executive with Contractor management (compliance, placement process)
  • Diary management for Leadership team
  • Sales staff on-boarding (Induction coordination)
  • Database champion (Become resident expert)

We need you to have:

  • A confident telephone manner capable of dealing with different people
  • Great organisation skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure and prioritise activities
  • Confidence with data entry and/or using databases
  • Confidence using Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Pride in delivering a quality service to internal and external customers

Full training on our bespoke database will offered to the successful applicant. It is equally important for us to find someone who fits into the team and will embody the company values of Honesty, Integrity, Quality, Loyalty and Commitment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

A vacancy for a Design Manager to work within a team for a large scale main contracting group. Work will primarily be within the education sector, however other projects will include large scale leisure, commercial offices and high rise residential (PRS).

A minimum of 5 years main contractor experience in a construction role is essential, formal construction qualifications (preferably at degree level) in a relevant field are expected. A design background and/or experienced gained through operational project delivery is a must.

Responsibilities:

Design team management:

  • Chairing and minuting DTM’s
  • Managing design information flow
  • Producing Information required schedules, design responsibility matrices and managing

RFI schedules:

  • Managing value engineering exercises
  • Selecting and appointing designers
  • Producing design programmes
  • Assessing risk and producing risk registers

Education Sector Work:

  • Previous experience of school project bids – Recent DfE Framework experience
  • DfE Output Spec familiarity
  • Experience of the DfE CEM process

BIM:

  • Previous exposure to Level 2 BIM on live projects
  • Experience of preparing a BEP
  • Experience of conducting clash-detection reviews
  • Familiarity with Viewpoint

Bid Production:

  • Ability to write coherent and convincing responses for submission documents
  • Demonstrated ability at project managing /coordinating bid documentation production
  • Preparing and assembling Contractors Proposals
  • Formal training in bid writing strategies
  • Experience of preparing DfE ITT submissions

Commercial Awareness:

  • An appreciation of the design choices that affect cost
  • Experience of two-stage tenders
  • Experience of dealing with financial matters on schemes

Sustainability and Environment:

  • Awareness of emerging issues and legislation – Passivhaus experience
  • Experience of zero-carbon schemes

Client Engagement:

  • Ability to present to clients with confidence and credibility as part of a team
  • Experience of leading client engagement meetings

Technical:

  • Experience of the Planning process
  • Knowledge of building regulations
  • Familiarity with common building products and systems
  • Knowledge of the DfE Building Bulletins
  • Experience of BREEAM, WELL, LEED and WiredScore
  • CDM Regulations – Familiarity with CDM regulations and general construction H&S principles
  • Experience of fulfilling the obligations of a Principle Designer
  • Preparing pre-construction information packs

Projects generally range between £20-100M covering sectors such as; commercial offices, film studios, schools (Dfe), data centres, PRS, Student accommodation and leisure. As Design manager you will impact on all phases of work, predominantly working pre construction stages and collaborating with both operational and commercial teams to ensure timely and profitable project delivery.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance TRS Construction are currently assisting a renowned specialist contractor with their search for an experienced Commercial Manager to join their construction major projects division based in NW London.

As Commercial Manager you will be responsible for all pre construction and post contract commercial activities, including preliminary budgets, value engineering, pre construction cost plans and site based commercial management & CVR reporting, including the provision of a commercial, contractual and financial management service of major sub and superstructure projects and the business to ensure project and business profit objectives and targets are met and cash and margin are managed to maximise performance.

Commercially managing projects with a business operating as a turnkey specialist structures contractor. A business which provides clients engineered solutions to complex projects across a wide range of industry sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proven track record of commercially managing major construction projects from leading bids to project completion and final accounts.
  • Expert skills in negotiation and dispute resolution; cash management and optimisation; change management; project financial control, reporting and data management.
  • Commercial management of the construction business as well as management of subordinates
  • Overseeing projects for surveying duties which will range in values up to c£30M

Managing the site based commercial team in;

  • The apportionment of construction budgets to the various packages
  • Procurement of subcontracts, plant and materials and assisting in procuring consultants
  • Agreement of the main form of contract and subcontracts
  • Client and subcontract valuation and variation agreements
  • Cost monitoring and forecasting, including monthly cost reports
  • Final accounts for both client and subcontracts
  • Commercial input into design issues and value engineering
  • Input into design team and other pre-construction meetings
  • Assisting with commercial duties in relation to the defects liability period for a project

Reporting:

  • Production of weekly commercial reports for each project the candidate in managing, for discussion in weekly progress meetings with the Commercial Director and MD

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business with the value of adding you skills and expertise in commercially managing project responsibilities, ensuring timely, safe and financially beneficial solutions to post contract project delivery.

Don’t hesitate to contact us to gather more detailed information

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Assistant / Quantity Surveyor
£35-£45K Perm
Essex
Civils and Building Contractor

I’m currently recruiting for a very established and reputable civils and Buildings contractor in Essex who are looking to bolster their commercial team with extra QS support as their healthy order book grows.

This is a family owned company based in Essex, who have an enviable reputation of delivering first class projects on some on London’s most iconic projects, ranging from High end developments, Aviation sector, Rail stations and associated civils etc.

This role would suit a degree qualified plus 2-3 years Quantity Surveyor or perhaps someone doing a part time working degree that wants to progress and take ownership of their own jobs, under the guidance and with support of a solid commercial manager.

If you’ve got experience working in the UK on NEC or JCT Contracts for Main or Sub contractors in Build or Civil Engineering, then drop your CV over for a confidential chat in more detail about the role.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance-TRS are delighted to be working with our client to recruit for a Site Manager to work on rail civils projects in the North-West

Working on a series of platform extensions, footbridge renewals, signal improvements and bases across the North-West.

This is a Permanent role for a 37.5 hour week (every other weekend) with overtime regularly available.

Experience of working within rail as Site Manager on similar projects required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Operations Service Manager

Mansfield

£39,000- £43,150

My client is looking for an ambitious, driven and talented individual to join them in their Mansfield office as an Operation/Contract Service Manager, to ensure the highest standards of delivery of their operations and maintenance services across their mine water treatment assets across the UK.

They are part of a government organisation and are a successful designer, builder and operator of mine water treatment assets, delivering compliant, cost effective, and reliable treatment solutions for over 27 years.

You will manage contracts related to the management, operation and maintenance of mine water treatment facilities and monitoring sites, associated with the UK’s mining legacy. This to be done while ensuring statutory and contractual compliance, value for money, continuous improvement and delivering sustainable efficiency savings.

Reporting to the Principal Contracts Manager, you’ll have direct leadership responsibilities for their contractors who are highly skilled and experienced field engineers/plant operators.

You’ll be responsible for monitoring and delivering high standards of H&S, performance, quality and statutory compliance across our sites, along with building great contractor relationships.

About you:

The successful candidate for this fast paced and hands on role will have demonstrable experience within the water or wastewater operations industry, along with relevant experience in team management or leadership duties.

You’ll be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering along with an excellent awareness and understanding of water treatment and compliance.

To expertly manage service delivery through effective contract management including: contract negotiations and performance management (including the agreeing of KPI’s), making use of a high level of NEC contract management skills to manage contracts, delivery of efficient and effective asset operations, drive continuous improvement, attain best value and ensure accountability.

Manage and develop a work programme preparing scope of works, issuing work instructions and task orders, inspecting contractors work on site, agreeing prices, approving and challenging method statements and resolving risk. Any construction work being managed in accordance with the CDM2015 Regulations, typically in the capacity of Client and Principal Designer.

Experience in risk assessment, document control, job planning, inspections/auditing, contract management and IT will be desirable, along with an industry standard H&S qualification.

Strong leadership and management skills, excellent communication abilities and a dynamic approach to problem resolution will be required. In addition, the ability to identify areas of the business and sites where improvements can be made will be essential.

If you are a proactive leader with a strong customer service focus, take pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want to be part of a growing socially responsible organisation, this could be your next long-term role.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Title: Clean water Modeller (Assistant to Intermediate grade)

1-5 years’ experience

Location: Fully remote working – or Newcastle

Working Station: Fully remote working – Opportunity to utilise office in Newcastle

Employment Status: Perm

Salary / Rate: IR35 Status & Benefits: £28k-£38k (depending on skills & experience)

Pension: 6% employee, 9% employer

Holidays: Between 25 days + BH depending on client

Our client offers the chance to work 9 days instead of 10 by condensing hours over the course of 2 weeks. They operate a 37.5 hour working week.

Overview

Our client has opportunities for Clean Water Network Modellers / Engineers to join our team delivering frameworks for several UK water companies, and industrial and overseas clients.

These are permanent vacancies that can be based across the United Kingdom. You will report to the Technical Director and will be responsible for the development and delivery of a wide variety of projects.

Key Responsibilities

Your main responsibilities will include (some or all depending on seniority):

  • Construction, calibration and delivery of clean water hydraulic models
  • Carrying out investigation studies on clean water networks to support system improvements and investment planning
  • Analysis of spatial and network performance data
  • Overseeing of project teams delivering a diverse portfolio of water infrastructure projects
  • Support to project team members with responsibility for: team direction, workload planning, technical support, and driving staff performance, motivation and career development
  • Ensuring quality of outputs and compliance with standards, specifications and governance requirements
  • Building, maintaining, and managing strong and collaborative working relationships with clients
  • Support on the production of bids and proposals
  • Contributing to our culture of continual improvement to drive efficiency and innovation
  • Maintaining and reporting on overall programme of work and associated resource demands
  • Contributing to commercial performance, forecasting and risk management

Essential skills:

  • Good IT skills, in particular MS Excel and Access and use of GIS packages
  • Good technical report writing skills
  • Experience in the analysis of water networks (or similar) performance data
  • Experience in the construction and use of network hydraulic models
  • Good presentation, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills, able to present findings and discuss with clients
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team both internally and in partnership with external clients, and provide technical guidance and mentorship
  • Ability to manage (or support project managers to manage) small to large modelling projects/packages and programme of works
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined, and having the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Maintain strong and collaborative working relationships and interactions with clients
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with other team members to provide technical support and assistance
  • The ability to work on your own initiative on technical matters and provide support to others within the team
  • Awareness of relevant health and safety and environmental aspects of projects

Desirable skills:

  • Ability to co-ordinate and manage staff at all levels, including line management of less experience colleagues, improve organisational effectiveness and a culture of continuous improvement

Qualifications

Essential:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline

Desirable:

  • Chartered membership, or working towards, of a relevant professional institution e.g. CIWEM, IOW, ICE
  • Hold a full driving licence

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

* Senior Quantity Surveyor
* Rail
* Derby
* Perm
An exciting opportunity to join one of Europe’s biggest Rail contractors. The role for a Senior Quantity Surveyor would see you placed into one of the Midlands Regions major projects, offering your commercial expertise, with unrivalled opportunities for progression and professional growth.
Based out of some key offices in and around Derby and the midlands, you would be responsible for large sections of work, with the opportunity to manage a small team of staff, supported by the Project Commercial Manager and Regional Commercial Teams.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Senior Quantity Surveyor has a key Commercial role supporting the Lead Commercial Manager or Commercial Manager, and the Project and Bid Management, and interfaces with all other supporting disciplines.

Key areas for this role are:

1. Commercial management expertise and provide guidance on contract administration
2. Provide guidance on Contract documentation and a working knowledge of Risk management
3. Data / Record Management expertise
4. Provide guidance on Project financial control and reporting
5. Working knowledge of Tendering and pre-contract work
6. Business planning and Achieving Results
7. Business Awareness and Client care / development
8. Communication and negotiation
9. Team management / motivation / support

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Manage the client payment cycle up to and including Final Account including the Project Change Account to maximise income, improve margin and achieve best possible cash flow position. Maintain Sub-contractor accounts from project start up, checking that detailed and well-structured sub-contracts are in place, through to final account. Manage the accurate reporting of liabilities. Pay sub-contractors and issue notices strictly in accordance with contractual and legal requirements.

* Implement the required actions in Project Commercial Management Plans. Identify and provide guidance on commercial best practice. Provide clear guidance on contract conditions, assessing contractual opportunities and risks arising from all the project documentation. Review project-level Risks and advise on avoidance and mitigation proposals recorded in registers.

* Manage actions in compliance with project systems for recording progress and delays, change management, collection of measurement information and relevant contemporaneous records. Prepare event registers, carry out timely actions and develop entitlement documentation.

* Contribute fully to the production of Monthly Project Reviews and Work Package Management Reviews, whilst advising on forecasts and possible outcomes within acceptable best/worst case scenarios.

* Explanatory assessment of specific contract review documentation produced during the tender and estimating process.

* Contribute to the achievement of corporate targets and budget within the Project Commercial Team. Implement the required actions which align with the commercial management strategy.

* Provide support and advice to the Commercial Managers and Project Teams on specified commercial topics. Develop beneficial relationships with the Client, within Project Teams, with sub-contractors and suppliers. Review Commercial processes and procedures to ensure they enhance Alstom’s commitment to continuous improvement.

* Represent the Commercial team at Project and client meetings. Manage the negotiation of subcontract disputes, in line with agreed commercial strategy, in order to achieve early resolution (within 3 months of identification) and avoid escalation to formal dispute resolution procedures.

* Contribute to the management of the commercial team, identifying and allocating outstanding tasks to be completed within the responsibility matrix.

* Contribute to staff reviews to identify their training and development needs and support their improved performance.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

Skills:
* Strong customer liaison focus.
* Good interpersonal skills
* Able to communicate clearly with all levels.
* Ability to Work under pressure and to deadlines.

Qualifications:
* Educated to degree level.
* Up to date Continuing Professional Development records.

Experience:
* Substantial experience working in contracting commercial department.
* Able to provide guidance on construction industry standard forms of contract and commercial terms.
* Able to provide guidance on Quantification, costing of construction works and task elemental cost analysis.
* Able to provide guidance on the determination of scope of work through the interpretation of the contract documents.
* Working knowledge of Planning and the use of programmes in the management of construction works.
* Working knowledge of Conflict avoidance, management and dispute resolution procedures
* Appreciation of accounting concepts and the format and preparation of management and company accounts
* Appreciation of Health, Safety and Sustainability matters relative to the industry.

Desirable:

Qualifications:
* Technical or Associate membership recognition by a Quantity Surveying institution and working towards full membership status

Experience:
* Working on Multi-discipline Design and construct contracts.
* Employed within a Rail environment.
* Developing people management experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance TRS Construction are currently assisting a renowned regional main contractor with their search for an experienced Pre Construction Manager to join their construction division based in Surrey.

As Pre Construction Manager will be responsible for all pre construction activities, including preliminary budgets, value engineering, pre construction schedules, definition of bid package scopes etc. on regional main contract construction projects operating as a regionalised main contractor. A business which provides clients engineered solutions to complex projects across a wide range of industry sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To manage the bid process from RIBA stage 3 / start to finish to ensure a compliant tender submission
  • Develop capture plans and work winning themes to maximise opportunities in established and potential markets
  • To prepare or manage the technical responses to ensure compliance with the tender submission and company standards
  • Maintain the project opportunity pipeline and provide periodic reports on the pipeline opportunities, whilst providing information to allow work to win forecasts to be populated
  • Establish pre-construction project responsibilities
  • Develop and produce delivery strategy and initiate project execution plan
  • Organise, manage, and contribute to ‘Risk & Opportunity’ schedules, meetings and workshops
  • Assist with setting the tender procurement strategy and obtaining specialist sub-contractor/ material quotes
  • Contribute to the construction of outline tender programme
  • Produce ‘tender settlement’ packs in line with company procedures
  • Organise and lead tender handover meetings

Working closely with the Technical Director, Planning lead, estimating team, project delivery team and Regional Director you will predominantly be focused in leading all Pre-Construction Management

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving business with the value of adding you skills and expertise in pre construction project responsibilities, ensuring timely, safe and financially beneficial solutions to post contract project delivery.

Don’t hesitate to contact us to gather more detailed information…

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Role:

Project Manager required to autonomously head up all on site operations on a £6M new build extension to an existing educational complex in the Surrey area.

Company:

You will join an award winning, family owned and run main contracting organisation, a business with a trading history exceeding 100 years, turning over in excess of £150M. With projects ranging upwards to £20M the business are renowned for delivering innovative and highly regarded projects in the education, leisure, health, commercial and ecclesiastical sectors. Operating from a regional office set up they work with varied clients all across the central southern region.

Project:

Operating out of their SE regional team and reporting to a visiting Contracts Manager you will autonomously lead the management team, in a client facing role. Tasked with delivering the new build extension to form additional teaching facilities to an educational scheme under a Surrey regional LA framework.

What we need from you:

  • Demonstrable and recent track history of project delivery within a main contract organisation
  • Recent experience in projects within the education sector
  • Operating in a client facing role within live environments
  • Current and valid certification in:
  • CSCS
  • SMSTS
  • 1st Aid
  • Reside within a commutable distance to Reading
  • The desire to build a career with a permanent role within this organisation

What you can expect in return:

  • A stable career within a long standing, family owned and run business
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Work security
  • Local projects in the Surrey, Hants & Berks region

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Assistant Design Manager

A main contracting organisation, rapidly creating a leading brand name within the residential construction sector have secured a new build high rise residential apartment scheme in West London. This forms part of an extended framework of contracts with the client and local authority. The senior management team have identified the need to recruit an Assistant Design Manager to join them on the scheme.

Role Purpose:

Reporting to a site based Design Manager and assist in all design and technical matters ensuring that best practice is set, achieved and maintained at project level both during tender and construction stages. This role will involve working alongside the Engineering Managers, Project Managers and Project Directors, whilst reporting back to the Design Manager.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To assist the Design Manager in ensuring all design and technical matters that best practice is set, achieved and maintained at project level both during tender and construction stages.
  • Actively contribute to the tender process including tender launch, adjudication and tender settlement meetings.
  • Assist the Design Team to Identify risk and promote strategies and alternative design solutions to mitigate.
  • Promote innovative solutions to develop work winning strategies at tender stage.
  • Identification of value engineering opportunities.
  • Assist in the preparation and attend tender presentations and interviews.
  • Contribute in the production of contractor’s proposals and technical submission at tender stage.
  • Consultant negotiations and appointment, including novated and directly appointed.
  • Assembly of consultant appointment documents in accordance with company procedures.
  • Maintaining design management procedures at each stage of the project.
  • Produce detailed package scope of works and advise on work package content suitable for tendering, evaluate and make recommendations
  • Assist in technical reviews and the evaluation of all design information received during all stages (tender and construction stages)

Skills & Experience:

  • Preference for experience in main contract residential construction
  • The candidate will typically have undertaken a similar role in a similar sized business for a minimum of 3 years and be working towards a professional qualification.
  • The candidate will have demonstrated a sound approach to assisting in the design process across a wide spectrum of procurement routes and will be able to evidence having managed a function or project team in this discipline.
  • The ability to have experience covering new build and cut/carve refurbishment within the residential sector.
  • Experience of technology-based tools and methods such as BIM and CAD systems is advantageous.
  • Experienced in both single stage and two stage procurement processes including knowledge of all forms of construction contract.
  • Able to assist the bid manager during pre-construction or construction as business needs dictate.
  • Assist in the provision of design solutions and should have strong communication and presentation skills.
  • The ability to review design documents to identify where gaps are missing, or details are not coordinated.

Qualifications:

  • Construction related higher level qualification preferred

The Opportunity:

In return for your growing skills and experiences within the design management of residential schemes you will have the opportunity to join a highly successful main contracting organisation, a business which truly values and rewards career progression, a business which are winning work off long term framework contacts and are a secure employer.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

My Client a leading consulting engineer working in the UK water sector have an immediate need for a design Project manager.

This exciting role would suit an experienced civil engineer or project manager with experience in the co-ordination of design projects within a JV structure and close liaison with contractor and client

Working on a home based contract but with the need to travel around the South East for client meetings and site visits several days per week.

In return my client are offering a competitive annual salary and opportunity to take on a challenging but exciting role on a developing supplier framework.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Senior Process Engineer (Municipal Clean Water)

London / Reading / Newcastle / Glasgow / Knutsford

£45,000-£55,000

What if you could propose technical solutions to improve the environment and help the water industry to move towards Zero Net solutions? You could join my clients talented team of water engineers working in different projects across the world unlocking solutions to the new challenges of the future.

My client is recruiting for a high-calibre Senior Process Engineer to join their Municipal Water Engineering Team at with a particular focus on municipal Clean Water Solutions.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to the continued success and growth of a reputable and successful team and contribute to a wide range of high-profile projects.

They strive to support their clients to shape a more sustainable future and the projects they work on cross the geographies of where their business work in. As such you will be exposed to a wide range of UK and international projects.

This role will sit within their Municipal Water Engineering team, which focuses on delivering engineering services for the Municipal Water Sector in the UK and Ireland and to provide engineering solutions to water treatment issues of the 21st Century. Their work covers a broad range of services incorporating engineering and consultancy services in the water sector, industrial and municipal and supporting the purpose to unlock solutions to deliver a net-zero future and enable a more sustainable, resilient and liveable world.

Your typical week working:

* Attending site visits for data acquisition and meeting site operators

* To provide technical input to the procurement process

* Produce Process Design deliverables such as: optioneering studies; process calculations, mass balance, process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation drawings, sketches, basis of design reports, etc, to achieve the optimum solution for the project.

* Undertaking outline or detailed process engineering design

* Checking project calculations and deliverables

* Working in a collaborative multi-disciplinary project delivery team and to ensure integration of Process Engineering design requirements into the overall engineering design

* Working to the project programme for activities/deliverables and understanding interdependencies

* Supporting site-based commissioning support where assigned

* Participating in regular team meetings and reviews and help to develop our capability

* Contributing to technical/safety reviews

* Assisting colleagues and subordinates in achieving their objectives and providing feedback on team member performance to their line managers.

* Supporting Project Managers in technical discussions our clients

* Discussions and liaison with technology providers and vendors

* Design sprints

* HAZOP, HAZID, ENVID, SWIFT attendance

* Design Reviews attendance

* Value engineering solutions

* Interact with junior members of the team for review of documents or other tasks.

You will have the following experience:

* Experience in the municipal water industry

* Experience delivering optioneering studies and feasibility, concept designs and/or detail design in municipal clean water treatment solutions including

* At least 4 years’ experience in a consultancy environment or engineering company or other relevant industry acting as Process Engineer.

* Extensive use of MS Office software (particularly Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

* Exceptional time management skills, including the ability to manage/deliver several projects at once;

* Proven ability to prepare high quality written technical reports and deliver verbal presentations to a high level of quality assurance for a variety of audiences;

* Confident, articulate communicator with ability to engage in active, professional verbal communications and presentations to colleagues (including senior colleagues), clients and sub-contractors.

* Self-starter, capable of working proactively with colleagues located in multiple locations.

* Experience leading multi-disciplinary meetings (online and face to face) and acting as the organisation technical representative with external clients;

* Experience of stakeholder consultation exercises including preparation / delivery of workshops, surveys and/or interviews;

Qualifications:

* A degree qualification in a process engineering related discipline is essential

* Professional affiliation with or membership of appropriate body (e.g. CIWEM or IChemE).

* CEng or working towards it

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Digital Design Manager – Water

Derby / Coventry

£65,000-£80,000

My client is looking to secure a Digital Design Manager to join their team on a permanent basis at either their offices near Derby or Coventry.

Reporting to the Design Excellence Business Lead, the Digital Design Manager will:

* Lead a team of digital designers responsible 3d modelling activities on complex projects including developing and updating feasibility, outline design 3d models / drawings for civil, mechanical, electrical and ICA works for the Water Treatment and Waste Treatment project teams. Managing the team workload to meet agreed project timescales.

* Develop the capability and upskill the designers in the infra sub services (water infra and waste infra) to carry out less complex digital design within their teams.

* Establish standards and procedures for CAD drawings and associated data management and playing a key role in the implementation and consistent ongoing use of BIM. Other duties to be performed as assigned.

* Lead the development and implementation of a collaborative BIM stage 2 approach to all Capital Delivery and Design (CDD) digital engineering activities, including the Common Data Environment (CDE) to be used by all internal and external parties.

* Leads a team of CDE administrators setting up projects within the CDE, minor configuration changes to the CDE, training of the CDE platform and dealing with technical queries.

* Leads, develops and implements the Digital Engineering Strategy, researching new technologies, hardware and other digital innovations and assessing how they could assist the Design Teams.

Key Accountabilities:

* Manage and develop the Common Data Environment platform ensuring compliance with ISO19650.

* Manage and deploy Autodesk licenses and the hardware it runs on.

* Own the Digital Design Standards, Templates and processes associated with digital design.

* Coordinate and problem solve all Digital issues (software and hardware), interfacing with colleagues in the Group Technology Team.

* Lead a team of Digital Designers working on complex water and waste treatment projects.

* Upskill and develop the digital design capability in the water and waste infra teams on non complex digital design.

* Create and own the process for workload management ensuring resources are employed effectively and project timescales are met.

* Provide leadership and support to the Digital Design Team, allowing for development opportunities and ensuring best use of individual capabilities.

* Own the document control procedures and provide assistance to support other teams in consistent application of process guidelines.

* Work with the Design Excellence Business Lead to implement standards for engineering and installation drawings and updates.

* Work with the Design Excellence Business Lead to develop and maintain a Standard Design library.

* Work with the Asset Management Team to continuously improve asset information via the implementation, development and consistent use of BIM.

* Support the Design Engineers with planning and design of civil, mechanical and electrical installations.

* Working with the Innovation team to scout new and emerging technologies to improve collaborative working in digital design. Other duties as required relating to CAD database maintenance.

Experience:

* Extensive experience in generating engineering drawings from sketches and specifications.

* Knowledgeable of standard drafting practices and procedures.

* Familiar with design parameters related to water & wastewater treatment equipment (desired)

* Site layout and equipment arrangement using Design Software, 3D software (essential).

* Experience using AutoCad 2D design software (required).

* Experience in preparing drawings relating to water / wastewater treatment facilities. (preferred)

* Experience in preparing drawings relating to water / wastewater networks. (preferred)

* Experience of working to BIM Stage 2 (essential)

* Experience of implementing BIM to achieve ISO19650 standard (essential)

* Experience of configuration changes to CDE platforms (desirable)

* Experience in creation and implementation of BIM documentation (EIR, BEP, IEP) and also Digital Design Specifications (desirable)

Capabilities:

* Proven track record of people management

* Stakeholder management

* Good communication and presentation skills

* You are forward looking and proactive; looking ahead to anticipate problems and opportunities and then develop plans to overcome potential obstacles or exploit innovations.

* You seek opportunities to develop your capability and performance

* Strong personal discipline, able to operate within boundaries and parameters (design standards, H&S regulations etc.)

* You are innovative and challenging, identifying opportunities for continuous improvement

* A strong Drive to Deliver

* Good Communication; able to communicate both positive and challenging messages.

* Involve others and get their input to ensure the best outcome for Severn Trent Water

* Responsible Team Membership; actively contributing to discussions, constructively challenging designs and working

Qualifications:

* IEng / EngTech with relevant engineering institute.

* BIM certification for individuals

* Suitable education (Degree level, HND/HNC, NVQ) or extensive first-hand experience in engineering technology or computer-aided design and manufacturing.

* Full UK driving license.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

BIM Manager – Water

Bristol

£45,000-£55,000

My client is looking to secure a BIM Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

This role is integral to the business as it will be supporting the Water digital transformation strategy by supplementing the existing Water delivery team with experienced modelling capability. It will also involve mentoring the delivery teams in BIM methodologies, deliver technical governance, developing their standard component library and assurance of model build quality.

You will have the ability to network and manage multiple stakeholders of varying skillsets and knowledge across Water. If successful, you will actively promote and deliver the Water digital transformation strategy.

Prime Performance measures:

* Project Delivery to ISO19650

* Modelling Quality Assurance

* Skills development of delivery teams

KPIs:

* Time / Cost / Quality

* Quality and extent of standard component library

* Stakeholder interactions

Key Deliverables:

* The creation of 3D models in Revit, Civil 3D, Plant 3D and Navisworks, including reviewing setup and management of models

* The setup, management and training of users in the use of the BIM360 Common Data Environment

* Ensuring BIM standards and quality of modelled information meets their Clients requirements

* Review and advise training needs of the Water delivery teams

* Working within a team environment under the supervision of senior personnel

* Provide technical guidance, support and training to colleagues and assist, where practicable, in mentoring and development of others

* Taking responsibility for the quality of BIM Models and any outputs produced

* Quality Control for BIM production and company BIM standards

* To keep abreast of the latest BIM Standards/software/hardware developments and keep the Digital Manager informed of any relevant changes

* Recognising the importance of delivery timescales

* Taking personal accountability for Health & Safety legislation

* Ensure that all work is carried out in full compliance with the Company’s Integrated Management System (IMS)

* To work in both supervised and unsupervised environments ensuring that the technical content of all work carried out is correct and carried out in accordance within agreed timescales and within agreed budgets

* Report to appropriate team leader on technical issues associated with project work

* To be able to work in close collaboration with team members and other disciplines and have an appreciation of their role

* Co-ordination of activities in conjunction with Project Managers and Team Leaders

* Undertaking other tasks as delegated by Project Engineers/Managers

* To adhere to the company Health and Safety Policy

Base competence & relevant experience:

Knowledge:

* Excellent working knowledge of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Modelling in accordance with ISO19650

Skills:

* Proficient in Revit, Civil 3D, Plant 3D, Navisworks and BIM360

* Ability to communicate in a fluent and positive manner with other team members and to produce reports in plain English

Experience:

* Significant previous experience of the preparation of BIM models including output documentation.

* Experience of federating models and coordination management in a Navisworks environment.

* Experience of modelling reinforced concrete structures and MEP components.

Core Behaviours:

* Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction

* Sets high standards for quality and quantity

* Monitors and maintains quality and productivity

* Works in a systematic, methodical, and orderly way

* Consistently achieves project goals

Working with People:

* Demonstrates an interest in and understanding of others

* Adapts to the team and builds team spirit

* Listens, consults others and communicates proactively

* Supports and cares for others

Proactive:

* Makes prompt, clear decisions which may involve tough choices or considered risks

* Takes responsibility for actions, projects, and people

* Takes initiative, acts with confidence, and works under own direction

Adapting & Responding to change:

* Adapts to changing circumstances

* Accepts new ideas and change initiatives

* Adapts interpersonal style to suit different people or situations

* Shows respect and sensitivity towards cultural and religious differences

* Deals with ambiguity, making positive use of the opportunities it presents

Accessible and Collaborative:

* Establishes good relationships with customers and staff

* Builds wide and effective networks of contacts inside and outside the organization

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Digital Design Manager – Water

Derby or Coventry

£65,000-£80,000

My client is looking to secure a Digital Design Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

This role is integral to the business as it will be supporting the Water digital transformation strategy by supplementing the existing Water delivery team with experienced modelling capability. It will also involve mentoring the delivery teams in BIM methodologies, deliver technical governance, developing their standard component library and assurance of model build quality.

You will have the ability to network and manage multiple stakeholders of varying skillsets and knowledge across Water. If successful, you will actively promote and deliver the Water digital transformation strategy.

Prime Performance measures:

* Project Delivery to ISO19650

* Modelling Quality Assurance

* Skills development of delivery teams

KPIs:

* Time / Cost / Quality

* Quality and extent of standard component library

* Stakeholder interactions

Key Deliverables:

* The creation of 3D models in Revit, Civil 3D, Plant 3D and Navisworks, including reviewing setup and management of models

* The setup, management and training of users in the use of the BIM360 Common Data Environment

* Ensuring BIM standards and quality of modelled information meets their Clients requirements

* Review and advise training needs of the Water delivery teams

* Working within a team environment under the supervision of senior personnel

* Provide technical guidance, support and training to colleagues and assist, where practicable, in mentoring and development of others

* Taking responsibility for the quality of BIM Models and any outputs produced

* Quality Control for BIM production and company BIM standards

* To keep abreast of the latest BIM Standards/software/hardware developments and keep the Digital Manager informed of any relevant changes

* Recognising the importance of delivery timescales

* Taking personal accountability for Health & Safety legislation

* Ensure that all work is carried out in full compliance with the Company’s Integrated Management System (IMS)

* To work in both supervised and unsupervised environments ensuring that the technical content of all work carried out is correct and carried out in accordance within agreed timescales and within agreed budgets

* Report to appropriate team leader on technical issues associated with project work

* To be able to work in close collaboration with team members and other disciplines and have an appreciation of their role

* Co-ordination of activities in conjunction with Project Managers and Team Leaders

* Undertaking other tasks as delegated by Project Engineers/Managers

* To adhere to the company Health and Safety Policy

Base competence & relevant experience:

Knowledge:

* Excellent working knowledge of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Modelling in accordance with ISO19650

Skills:

* Proficient in Revit, Civil 3D, Plant 3D, Navisworks and BIM360

* Ability to communicate in a fluent and positive manner with other team members and to produce reports in plain English

Experience:

* Significant previous experience of the preparation of BIM models including output documentation.

* Experience of federating models and coordination management in a Navisworks environment.

* Experience of modelling reinforced concrete structures and MEP components.

Core Behaviours:

* Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction

* Sets high standards for quality and quantity

* Monitors and maintains quality and productivity

* Works in a systematic, methodical, and orderly way

* Consistently achieves project goals

Working with People:

* Demonstrates an interest in and understanding of others

* Adapts to the team and builds team spirit

* Listens, consults others and communicates proactively

* Supports and cares for others

Proactive:

* Makes prompt, clear decisions which may involve tough choices or considered risks

* Takes responsibility for actions, projects, and people

* Takes initiative, acts with confidence, and works under own direction

Adapting & Responding to change:

* Adapts to changing circumstances

* Accepts new ideas and change initiatives

* Adapts interpersonal style to suit different people or situations

* Shows respect and sensitivity towards cultural and religious differences

* Deals with ambiguity, making positive use of the opportunities it presents

Accessible and Collaborative:

* Establishes good relationships with customers and staff

* Builds wide and effective networks of contacts inside and outside the organization

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We are looking for Package Managers with experience in delivering complex projects within the defence sector. This role requires Security Clearance at SC level with some to DV level, therefore the ability to obtain clearance is essential.

We require a Package Manager who can join the site based management team to deliver all internal and M&E packages from inception to completion. To this end you must be able to demonstrate recent, relevant project experience in delivering similar internal schemes.

Key responsibilities/ knowledge include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring all site supervisors including subcontractors have adequate training and resources to carry out their roles
  • Managing inductions and tool-box talks
  • Managing site rules and emergency procedures
  • Obtaining and issuing all permits, as required
  • Ensuring accurate signing of all site hazards during construction
  • Detailed programming of site activities in conjunction with sub-contractors and the rest of the team
  • Co-ordination of H&S meetings, site progress meetings
  • Eye for detail

Essential requirements:

  • Experience within a similar role in the internals or m&e sector
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Able to use initiative.
  • Valid CSCS card.
  • Valid SSSTS/SMSTS card.
  • First Aid at Work
  • SC Clearance

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We are looking for Project Managers with experience in delivering complex projects within the defence sector. The roles require Security Clearance at SC level with some to DV level, therefore the ability to obtain clearance is essential.

The projects are primarily interiors and fit out schemes with a strong emphasis on mechanical and electrical services. It is imperative that prospective candidates have delivered similar schemes, through the full project life-cycle within a security cleared site environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the operational management and delivery of projects
  • Building relationships with key stakeholders (Client, Contractors, Construction Manager functions) and maintaining regular communication
  • Leading key packages of site works
  • Ensuring nuclear safety and quality requirements are to the highest standard
  • Closing out and handing over completed work packages to commissioning
  • Performing against a tight schedule and budget through effective management of deliverables, quality requirements, risk and opportunity management
  • Creating an inclusive environment, leading and motivating others to achieve and deliver successful project outcomes
  • Managing and supporting others in implementation and application of project controls and commercial management (NEC3 & 4)
  • Ensure that key deliverables within each stage of the project are being achieved, to the highest standard on a consistent basis, safely and with due regard to nuclear safety requirements

If you hold the correct security clearance and reside within commuting distance to Reading we are keen to discuss these multiple roles with you…

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Title: Site Mobilisation Manager

Location: Falmer (although throughout East Sussex and Kent)

Employment Status: Perm or Long Term Contract

Salary / Rate: £50k + benefits or £375-400 p/day inside IR35 (depending on experience)

Working Station: Site Based

Job Overview:

Our client requires an experienced and passionate manager to plan and execute the mobilisation of site welfare facilities across multiple projects for a regional water company. The successful candidate will also be required to manage relevant supplier accounts relating to site mobilisation. This is a key role for our client in their aspiration for delivering high quality and consistent welfare setups through to 2024. This role requires a Site Manager that is happy to do the traditional on the ground site management role but is prepared to manage the associated planning and budget setting for mobilisations across the framework. This will not be a 100% site-based role, however, will require flexibility as needed across East Sussex and Kent regions for mobilisations across the framework.

Our client is running a range of schemes to maintain and improve Southern Water’s water supply and wastewater treatment works in the eastern half of its region (Kent & East Sussex).

Responsibilities:

  • Manage site welfare mobilisation and demobilisation activities by the supply chain or by self-delivery teams
  • To liaise with Programme Managers / Proposal Managers to identify welfare needs for upcoming projects
  • To undertake site visits with the Proposals team, to identify suitable locations for welfare units and confirm best position to connect to local site services (power, water, waste)
  • Build up and maintain mobilisation activity schedules and issue to nominated supply chain
  • Undertake site visits with supply chain as necessary, to facilitate pricing activity schedules
  • Order welfare from nominated suppliers and arrange site visits with lifting AP to prepare lift plan
  • Order all supplies and equipment required to ensure site welfare is setup to our clients exacting standards
  • Prepare mobilisation governance documentation
  • Liaise with the Project Delivery team to ensure smooth hand over of welfare facilities
  • Manage a lookahead mobilisation plan in order to feedback to our clients Senior Leadership Team

Key Skills:

* A passion for success

* Ability to work well within a team environment but also be proactive, self-motivated, and able to manage their time and resources accordingly

* A problem solver

* Computer literacy in Microsoft Products (Excel and PowerPoint)

* Lift AP CPCS accreditation, or willingness to undertake training

Benefits:

  • * A competitive salary
  • * Hybrid Working
  • * Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
  • * 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • * Contribution Pension scheme
  • * Life Assurance
  • * Health Insurance
  • * Private medical Insurance

Please note: applicants would need to be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship for this role – applicants must have previous UK sector experience to be considered.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss this role:

-Please message me on LinkedIn

-Tel: 02394317812

-Email: md@advance-trs.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance-TRS are delighted to be working with our client, a rail engineering contractor who specialise in HV/LV, Civils, Signalling and track, to recruit for a Business Development Manager.

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Rail

Type: Permanent

Location: UK wide

Salary : Dependant on experience

Job Reference: LBBDM

I am looking for a Business Development Manager with a good rail background, to work within a medium sized rail contractor for infrastructure works on NR and LUL

Role

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within the rail environment. This role would suit an existing sales led technical expert.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop relationships between clients and other organisations within the rail and power industry.
  • Network effectively across the business in multiple areas of industry.
  • Work toward bid, tender and invite dates.
  • Work with the engineering and senior team to attempt to win works across the UK

Essential requirements:

  • Have worked in a sales led business development role previously.
  • Have experience of work winning from T1 contractors as well as Network Rail.
  • Have five years relevant experience.
  • Will need to have current or past engineering understanding

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Assistant Research and Development Manager (R&D)

Mansfield

£25,901 – £28,779 + Governmental Schemed Pension.

My client is part of a governmental body and are currently looking to bring in an Assistant Research and Development Manager to their team in Mansfield.

They are passionate and committed to making a better future for people and the environment in mining areas. They carry out a wide variety of essential services from responding to coal mining hazards, to keeping people and the environment safe from mine water pollution.

They are excited about what their future holds as their work is helping to develop a new sustainable source of renewable energy for the UK. By harnessing the energy from mine water heat, they hope to play a key role towards helping the UK to meet net-zero emissions by 2050.

About the role:

This is an exciting, interesting and challenging role ideally suited to an earth science or related science graduate, preferably having undertaken a research based dissertation or project such as an MSc project or MRes, or PhD. Or having experience of research from other employment. The role is well matched for a candidate with a drive and enthusiasm for research, and a genuine interest in mine water treatment and innovation. The role will involve the design and installation of field based trials, so the role would suit a practical individual that enjoys travel and the outdoors (whatever the weather!).

The role has a certain degree of flexibility, in order to make it ‘your own’ in time. You will be working with the R&D delivery manager, on a R&D program that focuses on both coal and non-coal mine waters. The program is set on an annual basis, with a diverse range of interesting projects to be involved in.

The role of Assistant R&D manager will sit within their Technical Team, which is part of the Environment department and offers excellent opportunities for growth and development and working with the rest of the team, which consists of hydrogeologists, chemists, geologists and engineers. There is training and support provided for achieving Chartered status. There will also be opportunity to extend your skillset working alongside the rest of the technical team with some of their projects, and opportunities within the Innovation and Operations team.

About you:

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • A relevant qualification and experience in earth sciences, biology, chemistry, geology, or a related science degree;
  • Experience in research, gained from a MSc dissertation, PhD type research project or employment;
  • Great computer literacy, particularly in excel and data processing;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be self-motivated and thorough;
  • An eye for detail and a drive for excellence;
  • Able to carry out Field visits when as and when required.
  • Frequent travel on business to attend meetings or visit monitoring sites. Approx. 7k to 10k miles per year.
  • Periodic nights away from home. Travel on a national, or occasionally international, basis if required.
  • Full UK driver’s license

Schedule:

Application closing date: Thursday 7th April 2022

Security:

Successful candidates must pass basic security checks and will be subject to UK Immigration requirements.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

I am currently working alongside a Main Contract business looking to recruit a Freelance Design Coordinator to work on their Flagship project in West Ealing.

It will on a initial Freelance basis but could lead to a Permanent role with the team. The company operate throught the Hertfordshire area, across the City and down as far Sussex.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce and monitor a Design Programme and ensure that it is integrated into the overall project programme and shows the requirements for the release of design information.
  • Effectively manage the design ensuring all design information is compliant with the contract, is cost effective and completed within the specified time period.
  • Responsible for the resolution of section agreements including applications.
  • Assist in the production of Information Request Schedules and sub-contractor schedules.
  • Assist in the production of sub-contractor proposals and procurement schedules.
  • Contribute to the production of Quality Statements for each job
  • Produce, monitor and update all necessary trackers, matrices and reports throughout the life of a project to ensure compliance.
  • Attend meetings as necessary, providing updated records of design information requirements as necessary..
  • Contribute to the implementation and continuing development of new technology and techniques (Sustainable construction, BIM etc.).
  • Liaise with statutory authorities and other relevant third parties.
  • Review work undertaken by designers, consultants and all designing subcontractors and suppliers to ensure compliance with Design Brief / tender sums / Statutory Requirements, CDM Regulations and with budget targets.
  • Implement the quality assurance procedures associated with the function.
  • Manage Consultant design progress, reporting monthly for internal and customer reports.
  • Support the Project/Site Manager and Surveyor in the review of consultant invoices for payment.
  • Monitor, maintain and report on Planning, Building Regulations, Lifetime Homes, CFSH and BREEAM matters including planning condition clearance and target achievement.
  • Where required comply with Environmental Procedures and ensure compliance with the Company’s Environmental Policy and provide adequate control mechanisms.
  • Monitor change from client, design consultant and subcontractors to ensure that they are properly documented and that all cost implications are understood by the Project / Site Manager and Surveyor.
  • Liaise with and closely manage building warranty providers (e.g. NHBC, LABC Warranty etc.), Secure by Design to ensure our designs complement their requirements, guaranteeing a smooth handover and completion.
  • Manage and report on extension of time issues.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We have an exciting opportunity as a signalling design CRE in York. We are looking for a driven design CRE who is looking for a new and exciting challenge, developing a large team to complete various re-signalling projects throughout CP6. Our client has won multiple framework, enabling a high work load for the duration of CP6.

We are looking for a signalling CRE who can hit the ground running and support my client on complex designs under tight deadline.

Role and Responsibility:

  • Lead a Signalling Design team in the delivery of major and minor project works whilst undertaking the role as CRE Signalling Design.
  • Ensure on time and cost-effective delivery of all aspects of the engineering design solution.
  • Undertake work package management and be accountable for the delivery of the engineering activities in line with the allocated budget.
  • Identify, capture and manage Signalling Design Requirements.
  • Provide governance and assurance to all tendering activities ensuring assumptions and execution risks are captured during the tendering process.
  • Identify operational risks, construction risks, maintenance risks and system risks within design and identify and implement suitable mitigation to minimise these risks.
  • Provide an effective mechanism for design team management with clear communication lines to safely meet project timescales and budget expectations.
  • Liaise with the Signalling Design Engineering Manager and project planners to develop and maintain accurate delivery schedules and resource forecasts.
  • Provide guidance and training for design staff as required, including identification of external training needs.

Requirements:

– 1.1.550 IRSE Signalling Principles Designer License

– 1.1.160 IRSE Signalling Design Verifier License

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Having secured a number of contacts under a major university works framework this highly regarded main contractor have identified the need to recruit an additional Senior Project Manager / Contracts Manager to lead their site based management team.

This main contracting group have been widely publicised for all the right reasons over recent months, have announced no redundancies, continued to recruit throughout the pandemic, have utilised staff from other regions and no single operational employee was asked to take a drop in remuneration throughout the lock-down periods.

As Senior Project / Contracts Manager you will initially assume site based responsibility over the management team on three key live projects, including a £10M extension to an existing college building, new build school and refurbishment schemes. The framework will require your tendering skills and capabilities to ensure the business secures targeted continuation contracts. Ultimately you will adopt lead, site based responsibility for a larger scale scheme as Senior Project Manager, typically in the c£30M+ value range.

The target candidate will be:

  • Degree qualified construction professional with a min 10 years project experience
  • Proven capabilities in project delivery on behalf of large scale main contract organisations
  • Demonstrates full project life cycle capabilities on projects in excess of £10M
  • Full CSCS, SMSTS and 1st aid accreditation’s
  • possesses accurate commercial acumen on projects
  • Adept in planning and programming using Asta / MS Projects
  • Resides in the Oxfordshire, Berkshire or Buckinghamshire region
  • Highly presentable with client / consultant facing capabilities

In return for your skills and experiences you will be joining one of the industries most desirable and sought after main contract employers. A business which truly values its staff and operates within a reward culture, highlighted by the fact your bonus is decided by the P&L success of your region as opposed to the whim of the city!

This region of the Group are poised to successfully deliver a major growth period, based upon the workload offering from key frameworks, this alongside accurate and targeted open market tendering within a nurtured and varied client base.

Now would be a great time to join in!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Assistant to Senior Flood Risk Consultant

Location: Wrexham (main location), (will also consider other UK locations including Exeter, Bristol, Cardiff, Reading, London, Brighton, Cambridge, Peterborough, Birmingham, Warrington, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast)

Salary: £30-50k (depending on skills & experience)

Overview:

Our client is looking to hire a Flood Risk Consultant in Wrexham, however other locations will be considered as stated above. Working within the growing team, you will be responsible for providing technical input on drainage and flood risk management schemes for both public and private sector working throughout North Wales and beyond. The work may also include developing flood risk/consequence assessments and drainage strategies, flood risk investigations, business cases and feasibility studies.

About this role:

The role will enable you to further develop and use your technical skills, applying your expertise to help us continue driving forward in terms of both technical quality and service efficiency.

This role will see you:

* Delivering strategies, feasibility studies & developing engineering options

* Design Assessments / Reviews

* Provide technical input on drainage and flood risk management projects as part of a project team

* Undertaking and overseeing professional report preparation

* Developing and maintaining excellent Client relationships

* Assisting and overseeing work of junior consultants, graduates and apprentices

* Undertaking own continuing professional development under guidance from Line Managers

* Operating in accordance with the corporate health and safety, environmental and quality standards

* Contributing to or leading commercial bids

Skills required:

  • A relevant academic qualification
  • Progressing towards or an existing member of a relevant Professional Institution (e.g ICE or CIWEM)
  • Working towards Incorporated or Chartered status (e.g. IEng, CEng, C.WEM or CEnv)
  • Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas:
    • Flood Risk Assessment/ Flood Consequences Assessment;
    • Hydrology;
    • Fluvial hydraulic modelling;
    • River engineering and scour assessment;
    • Sustainable foul and surface water drainage design
  • Section 19 Flood Investigations.
  • Experience of the detailed engineering design and specification of SuDS projects
  • Experience with SuDs Approval Bodies in supporting planning applications in Wales
  • Microdrainage and/or Causeway Flow hydraulic modelling experience
  • Good presentation, written and verbal communication skills in English
  • The ability to work on your own initiative on technical matters and provide support to others within the team
  • Good IT skills are paramount (in particular MS Office and MS Word)
  • Drive and ability to build client relationships and develop suitable opportunities

Benefits:

* Work-life balance

Our client recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important – be that your families, friends, or yourself. Their hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in their contemporary offices and sharing space collaboratively across the UK.

* Health & Wellbeing

Thrive programme (health and wellbeing programme).

Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor. You can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.

* Flex your time

For improved work life balance our client offers a special hours opportunity which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. Our client can also offer part time working, where required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Head of Environment Strategy

Mansfield

£59,979 – £66,644

My client is part of a governmental body and they carry out a wide variety of essential services from responding to coal mining hazards, to keeping people and the environment safe from mine water pollution.

They are excited about what their future holds as they help develop a new sustainable source of renewable energy for the UK. By harnessing the energy from mine water heat, we hope to play a key role towards helping the UK to meet net-zero emissions by 2050.

About the role:

This is an exciting new role created by the significant increase in the size of their Environmental work in recent and future years. The role will lead the Environment Strategy and Sustainability team and have responsibility for delivering their environmental objectives to protect and enhance the environment. This objective will be achieved through developing long-term coalfield strategies to identify the need for investment in pollution prevention infrastructure and by identifying opportunities to deliver multiple outcomes for our coalfield communities and through the delivery of our ambitious sustainability plan.

The role will also have responsibility for managing our portfolio of operational assets, managing operational risk and ensuring the regulatory and legal compliance of our activities. The role will manage an annual budget of between £14-£20m.

About you:

My client is looking for an experienced leader with a background in the Environmental and Operational Management. Ideally you will come from a water, infrastructure or environmental protection background.

You will understand environmental policy, legislation and corporate vision to create long-term strategies focussed on delivering set objectives and outcomes.

You will be able to confidently build and influence strong collaborative relationships with the partner organisations who they work with.

You must be a great motivator, with the ability to develop and support a team to focus on outcomes, look for innovative solutions and deliver for the communities we serve.

You must understand the importance of risk management at strategic and operational levels and use this to ensure the objectives of the organisation are achieved within its risk appetite.

You should have experience of managing senior internal and external stakeholders through complex and sensitive issues relating to funding, regulation and compliance.

You should be a great communicator and collaborator with experience of working across multiple internal and external team and with external suppliers and customers.

Essential:

  • Degree level qualification in engineering, Science or related field, or extensive demonstrable experience.
  • Significant experience of environmental and operational management.
  • Knowledge of government water and environmental legislation and policy
  • Budget management experience
  • Strategy development and delivery
  • Leadership and management of diverse teams
  • Working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental issues
  • Experience of managing senior stakeholders
  • Exceptional leadership and team development skills
  • Exceptional stakeholder management
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Excellent written, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to deal with a high volume detailed workload and prioritisation
  • Good interpersonal and managerial skills
  • Field visits to remote and difficult access sites
  • Overnight stays if required
  • Valid UK Driving Licence

Desirable:

  • Corporate membership of a relevant professional body.
  • Leadership qualification
  • Environmental Legislation
  • Working within a regulated environment
  • Experience in contract management
  • Experience in a mining liabilities and /or construction field
  • Experience in mine water remediation

Schedule:

Application closing date: Sunday 20th March 2022

Security:

Successful candidates must pass basic security checks and will be subject to UK Immigration requirements.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Operations Service Manager

Mansfield

My client is looking for an ambitious, driven and talented individual to join them in their Mansfield office as an Operation/Contract Service Manager, to ensure the highest standards of delivery of their operations and maintenance services across their mine water treatment assets across the UK.

They are part of a government organisation and are a successful designer, builder and operator of mine water treatment assets, delivering compliant, cost effective, and reliable treatment solutions for over 27 years.

You will manage contracts related to the management, operation and maintenance of mine water treatment facilities and monitoring sites, associated with the UK’s mining legacy. This to be done while ensuring statutory and contractual compliance, value for money, continuous improvement and delivering sustainable efficiency savings.

Reporting to the Principal Contracts Manager, you’ll have direct leadership responsibilities for their contractors who are highly skilled and experienced field engineers/plant operators.

You’ll be responsible for monitoring and delivering high standards of H&S, performance, quality and statutory compliance across our sites, along with building great contractor relationships.

About you:

The successful candidate for this fast paced and hands on role will have demonstrable experience within the water or wastewater operations industry, along with relevant experience in team management or leadership duties.

You’ll be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering along with an excellent awareness and understanding of water treatment and compliance.

To expertly manage service delivery through effective contract management including: contract negotiations and performance management (including the agreeing of KPI’s), making use of a high level of NEC contract management skills to manage contracts, delivery of efficient and effective asset operations, drive continuous improvement, attain best value and ensure accountability.

Manage and develop a work programme preparing scope of works, issuing work instructions and task orders, inspecting contractors work on site, agreeing prices, approving and challenging method statements and resolving risk. Any construction work being managed in accordance with the CDM2015 Regulations, typically in the capacity of Client and Principal Designer.

Experience in risk assessment, document control, job planning, inspections/auditing, contract management and IT will be desirable, along with an industry standard H&S qualification.

Strong leadership and management skills, excellent communication abilities and a dynamic approach to problem resolution will be required. In addition, the ability to identify areas of the business and sites where improvements can be made will be essential.

If you are a proactive leader with a strong customer service focus, take pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want to be part of a growing socially responsible organisation, this could be your next long-term role.

You will have a background in Mechanical & Electrical or Process Engineering with experience within Water Treatment to be suitable for this post.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Title: Project Manager- Rail Track

Type: Contract

Location: Belfast

Rate : dependant on experience

Job Reference: JHCCM

I am looking for a project manager with a good rail track or signalling background, to deliver engineering technical excellence on works in northern ireland

Role

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within programmes from a systems aspect. This role would suit a project manager.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the track/signalling and engineering element of the works goes according with works plans.
  • Organise resources of people and materials to ensure delivery of works.
  • Work in a team for round the clock coverage of job sites.
  • Assist with engineering design and plans as required
  • Attend engineering reviews as required for allocated contracts.

Essential requirements:

  • Rail engineering background
  • Rail experience ideally permanent way or signalling
  • Will need to have current or past project management experience

Desirable:

  • Ideally having worked on delivery focused projects

To discuss in more detail please call Josh Hill at Advance or apply

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance-TRS are delighted to be working with our client, a civil engineering contractor, working on Network Rail projects to recruit for a permanent Project Manager to work on a variety of rail projects in Anglia

Job Title: Project Manager (Civils)

Type: Permanent

Location: Hatfield

Salary : Dependant on experience

Job Reference: LBPM

Role

Working for an SME who specialise in the construction of lineside civils and signalling structures, you will have worked in a similar role, taking responsibility as a Sub Contractor for the construction of structural engineering projects within the rail environment.

This permanent role initially undertake the construction of lineside civils on the Anglia route before them moving onto other projects that would include, signalling and MEP.

The client holds a Principle licence for delivery within the rail sector so the successful applicant will have experience of working on similar projects in both a principal and sub-contractor capacity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Outisde IR35 Lead Planner to join a highly reputable Consultancy and Main Contractor in their Systems and Signalling division. You be working for one of the main players in the very busy Rail Sector. The company has grown year on year after winning large packages of works and know needs a lead planner to deliver a programme of multiple projects.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of Lead Planner is to lead the preparation and maintenance of integrated and co-ordinated project programmes, enabling resource and material requirements to be forward planned to meet project deliverables, using P6 Project Planning software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with the client directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, the Lead Planner will be expected to work autonomously and independently, setting high personal standards and delivering reports in a timely and accurate manner to the project team and client alike. He/she will also be expected to manage/mentor less experienced staff within a dynamic project environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for projects incorporating resource loading/forecasting, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.
  • Continuously monitor the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.
  • Identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
  • Through accurate reporting on Work Package progress, co-ordinate all functional activity on the project and ensure that problems and bottlenecks are anticipated and resolved in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project.
  • Provide regular reports and feedback to management on key issues and focus areas. This includes weekly dashboards, incorporating (but not limited to) Project Issues, Key Risks, Programme movement and recovery plans, Client Issues and Change.
  • Lead the preparation of any high level strategic programmes as required for use when meeting the client and/or Internal Management (Plan on a Page).
  • Through active dialogue with Work Package Managers and the Project Manager, ensure that the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements to time and cost.
  • Conduct regular project co-ordination meetings on the status of the project with specific reference to engineering activity, sourcing, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Support the Planning Manager with business requests and auditing the programmes against the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Manage/mentor a small team (1-3 Planners/Assistant/Graduate Planners) to successfully deliver projects assigned to the team.
  • Ensure all programmes under their control are updated and reviewed in line with the planning processes, including PMS updates.
  • Ensure all reports from their planning team are produced to a high quality and to agreed deadlines. This role will be measured against the timeliness and accuracy of reporting.
  • Undertake all staff management duties for their team, including undertaking relevant Performance Management and People Review activities.
  • Travel when required to other sites across the country.
  • Occasional weekend/bank holiday cover for any major commissionings.
  • Comply with and undertake all relevant Environment, Health and Safety measures and activities.

Essential:

  • Extensive experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Extensive experience and expert knowledge of Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a business process environment with an emphasis on project delivery (contractor side).
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry.
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value Management.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Knowledge and experience of Rail Signalling.
  • Demonstrable people management skills and experience.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Extensive experience of Earned Value Management.
  • Experience of Primavera Risk / Quantitive Schedule Risk Analysis (QSRA).

Please contact Joe Moss if you would like to hear more information about this opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Sales Support Manager

The role will include but not be restricted to the following:

MSP/Managed Accounts

  • MSP – Process Management (data entry for sales and contract documentation)
    • Management of compliance documentation (contractors)
    • Chase candidates for outstanding right to work documentation
    • Database entry of client and candidate information
    • Assisting the compliance team with booking training courses and competency assessments
    • Reporting (weekly, Monthly, Quarterly)
    • Survey management and reporting
    • Vacancy advertising (Website, Job-boards, social media)

  • Managed Accounts – Sales support management (NWR-AMS 60x Contractors)
    • Management of online portals
    • Portal client vacancy activity reporting (AMS/Morson/Aecom)
    • Vacancy distribution and reporting
    • Client liaison (meetings, Vacancy clarification, process blocks)

  • Business Development
    • Support BD Director with Client Contractual agreement (Signed T&Cs)
    • Communication with Clients to secure contractual agreement or meetings
    • Database entry and recording
    • Diary Management

  • General Sales Support
  • Contractor Management and aftercare (1st day, 1 month, 3 month check ins)
  • Taking references by telephone for candidates who have been placed
  • Supporting Guildford sales operation with Contractors placement process
  • Support senior sales executive with Contractor management (compliance, placement process)
  • Diary management for Leadership team
  • Sales staff on-boarding (Induction coordination)
  • Database champion (Become resident expert)

We need you to have:

  • A confident telephone manner capable of dealing with different people
  • Great organisation skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure and prioritise activities
  • Confidence with data entry and/or using databases
  • Confidence using Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Pride in delivering a quality service to internal and external customers

Full training on our bespoke database will offered to the successful applicant. It is equally important for us to find someone who fits into the team and will embody the company values of Honesty, Integrity, Quality, Loyalty and Commitment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

* Senior Quantity Surveyor
* Rail
* Yorkshire
* Perm
* £55’000 – £65’000 plus package, plus discretionary bonus

An exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join an established, quality driven company with a outstanding reputation in the UK rail business, operating out of Yorkshire.
You’ll have full responsibility for small business unit that has revenue from various projects and frameworks, reporting directly to the Area Commercial Manager. Managing 1-2 small projects concurrently as well as reporting on the design side of the business’s income.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Senior Quantity Surveyor has a key Commercial role supporting the Commercial Manager, Project Manager and interfaces with all other supporting disciplines.

Key areas for this role are:

1. Commercial management expertise and provide guidance on contract administration
2. Financial reporting on business unit monthly and annually.
3. Data / Record Management expertise
4. Provide guidance on Project financial control and reporting
5. Business planning and Achieving Results
6. Business Awareness and Client care / development
7. Communication and negotiation

Candidate Overview

The ideal candidate would have a strong foundation in the UK Rail market, additionally with an emphasis and understanding of the signalling side of UK rail market, having worked for a client organisation, a tier 1 contractor or a specialist rail sub contractor. You could be in a position of Quantity Surveyor looking for a step up in responsibility.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Purpose of the job

  • Coordinate, consolidate and secure QCD commitments within the Material Scope in Project Execution. Transversally through the different work packages. Having end to end accountability regardless of if it is Make or Buy, or if it is generic and standard product or project specific, and regardless of if it is A class or C class material.
  • Manage industrial scope assigned by the D&IS project ensuring that the products (Alstom generic products, project specific products, installation materials) – including notably documentation and certificates – are delivered to the project stakeholders (Installation, Engineering, Customer,) according to project QCD commitments.
  • One interface in the core project team meeting representing both the Operations and Supply Chain function. Ensure that the Project Execution is aligned to the Procurement Platform Objectives with regards to material scope.

Responsibilities

Based in Hatfield with visits to project sites, the responsibilities of the Project Material Manager are as follows:

At Tender phase, the PMM:

  • Contribute to tender phase, especially on Project Industrial Organization and Make or Buy Industrial basis to take into account industrial constraints and requirements in order to optimize material flow, costs and minimize risks.
  1. At project start, the PMM:
  • Get QCD commitment as built at tender phase in the respective LU and PUs, ensure the commitments are well understood by the Project, Industrial, Supply Chain and Procurement team.
  • Understand the Project Procurement Strategy to ensure it is fulfilled during execution and part of the Project Management Plan
  • Organize launch meeting involving PM, SSMs if applicable.
  • Work in collaboration with the PPM and other PMMs to ensure the strategy is clear and agreed
  1. Project Execution: for all material of project PBS/BoM, the PMM:
  • Ensure the proper set-up of Project Industrialization process and manage the corresponding deliverables in QCD. Leading Unit PMM coordinates with Core Team, Support Functions and other PMMs of Participating Units.
  • Apply Signalling Project Industrial Process.
  • On top of Industrialization Process maximize the usage of standardized product inside the project material delivery scope and industrialize the logistics flow to reduce end to end material lead time (from Supplier to Customer).
  • Be proactive on BoM availability and associated obsolescence management plan (under Project responsibility).
  • Drive the demand to Industrial Operations and deliver the Industrial QCD work package from all Signalling Regional Centres involved, in liaison with other Industrial Operation teams who lead the execution of following tasks: supervision of material procurement, manufacturing & testing, logistic & shipment.
  • Guarantee that the level of stock on his/her project fits to the industrial strategy of the Regional Centre/Operations, especially through consistent industrial planning update according to project context shipment.
  • Supervise cash flow curve related to material orders and minimize the time the material remains in the warehouse. Support project closure to clean and close the Hard Inventory.
  • Have a general vision of the Project’s / suppliers’ progress, stakes, and difficulties. Define and agree with Procurement the capture of mitigation plans to be followed by Procurement.
  • For Generic Products, ensure the coordination with the Project Engineering and Supply Chain/Logistic teams based on remote/participating units (notably ensures transfer orders are released timely and consistently to Participating Units).
  • Follow project particular conditions are correctly applied and respected (such as localization rate, financial conditions…).
  • Build the Estimate at Completion for Project Manager /each Sub-Systems if applicable and the project consolidation; and is accountable for the overall Project SAPR & RAPR including claim.
  • Define improvement plans with Project Manager /respective Sub-System if applicable & Component teams – Follow-up the progress and ensure the progress is compliant with Project objectives.
  • Co-Validates with Project Manager /Sub-System Manager each gap vs CPR0 (deviation sheet & bridge approval process).

Project Execution: for Project specific products (notably on-board cabinets, trackside shelters …), the PMM:

  • Check completeness and on time availability of the detailed design (under PrEM responsibility).
  • Define industrial scheme and related make or buy strategy.
  • Coordinate and supervises the Industrial Operations that are in charge of the following tasks: supervision of material procurement, products manufacturing and testing, logistic & shipment.
  • Ensure that necessary inputs data allowing respect of QCD commitment are consistently and timely made available by other project contributors (such as BoM, BoQ, requirements specification, …). In particular monitor that development and Industrialization of new/modified generic Products (under PIM responsibility) used on the project is coherent with Project Industrial schedule and coordinates mitigation plan when needed.
  • Ensure ePMFU deployment for the Project throughout each Sub-System if applicable & Component (together with the respective “métiers” contributing to populate it). Build a general overview for the Project Manager.
  • During project warranty, coordinate the implementation of any repairs and retrofit plan needed for Material part of the industrial work package.

Performance measurements:

  • Quality: DFQ / Project Industrial Review milestones following project schedule, Go FAI On-Time.
  • Cost: External & Internal material cost monitoring including cost reduction versus budget).
  • Cost: Project Hard Inventory. Cash in – cash out curve.

Delivery: Go Order On-Time and on time material deliveries to the project, No Missing parts

Educational Requirements

Desirable

University Degree Engineering, MASTER (engineering, project management, Procurement and or Supply Chain…)

Experience

Mandatory

  • Interest in technical field.
  • Good understanding of production and logistics processes
  • 3 to 8 years of experience (Project, Sourcing, Engineering, Quality…)

Desirable

  • Product / system technical knowledge
  • Project Management knowledge
  • ERP working knowledge

Competencies and Skills

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment.
  • Operational effectiveness / Accountability.
  • Communication skills & Team spirit.
  • Ability to challenge, results oriented.
  • Rigorous and structured.
  • International mindset and fluent in English.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Purpose of the job

  • Coordinate, consolidate and secure QCD commitments within the Material Scope in Project Execution. Transversally through the different work packages. Having end to end accountability regardless of if it is Make or Buy, or if it is generic and standard product or project specific, and regardless of if it is A class or C class material.
  • Manage industrial scope assigned by the D&IS project ensuring that the products (Alstom generic products, project specific products, installation materials) – including notably documentation and certificates – are delivered to the project stakeholders (Installation, Engineering, Customer,) according to project QCD commitments.
  • One interface in the core project team meeting representing both the Operations and Supply Chain function. Ensure that the Project Execution is aligned to the Procurement Platform Objectives with regards to material scope.

Responsibilities

Based in Hatfield with visits to project sites, the responsibilities of the Project Material Manager are as follows:

At Tender phase, the PMM:

  • Contribute to tender phase, especially on Project Industrial Organization and Make or Buy Industrial basis to take into account industrial constraints and requirements in order to optimize material flow, costs and minimize risks.
  1. At project start, the PMM:
  • Get QCD commitment as built at tender phase in the respective LU and PUs, ensure the commitments are well understood by the Project, Industrial, Supply Chain and Procurement team.
  • Understand the Project Procurement Strategy to ensure it is fulfilled during execution and part of the Project Management Plan
  • Organize launch meeting involving PM, SSMs if applicable.
  • Work in collaboration with the PPM and other PMMs to ensure the strategy is clear and agreed
  1. Project Execution: for all material of project PBS/BoM, the PMM:
  • Ensure the proper set-up of Project Industrialization process and manage the corresponding deliverables in QCD. Leading Unit PMM coordinates with Core Team, Support Functions and other PMMs of Participating Units.
  • Apply Signalling Project Industrial Process.
  • On top of Industrialization Process maximize the usage of standardized product inside the project material delivery scope and industrialize the logistics flow to reduce end to end material lead time (from Supplier to Customer).
  • Be proactive on BoM availability and associated obsolescence management plan (under Project responsibility).
  • Drive the demand to Industrial Operations and deliver the Industrial QCD work package from all Signalling Regional Centres involved, in liaison with other Industrial Operation teams who lead the execution of following tasks: supervision of material procurement, manufacturing & testing, logistic & shipment.
  • Guarantee that the level of stock on his/her project fits to the industrial strategy of the Regional Centre/Operations, especially through consistent industrial planning update according to project context shipment.
  • Supervise cash flow curve related to material orders and minimize the time the material remains in the warehouse. Support project closure to clean and close the Hard Inventory.
  • Have a general vision of the Project’s / suppliers’ progress, stakes, and difficulties. Define and agree with Procurement the capture of mitigation plans to be followed by Procurement.
  • For Generic Products, ensure the coordination with the Project Engineering and Supply Chain/Logistic teams based on remote/participating units (notably ensures transfer orders are released timely and consistently to Participating Units).
  • Follow project particular conditions are correctly applied and respected (such as localization rate, financial conditions…).
  • Build the Estimate at Completion for Project Manager /each Sub-Systems if applicable and the project consolidation; and is accountable for the overall Project SAPR & RAPR including claim.
  • Define improvement plans with Project Manager /respective Sub-System if applicable & Component teams – Follow-up the progress and ensure the progress is compliant with Project objectives.
  • Co-Validates with Project Manager /Sub-System Manager each gap vs CPR0 (deviation sheet & bridge approval process).

Project Execution: for Project specific products (notably on-board cabinets, trackside shelters …), the PMM:

  • Check completeness and on time availability of the detailed design (under PrEM responsibility).
  • Define industrial scheme and related make or buy strategy.
  • Coordinate and supervises the Industrial Operations that are in charge of the following tasks: supervision of material procurement, products manufacturing and testing, logistic & shipment.
  • Ensure that necessary inputs data allowing respect of QCD commitment are consistently and timely made available by other project contributors (such as BoM, BoQ, requirements specification, …). In particular monitor that development and Industrialization of new/modified generic Products (under PIM responsibility) used on the project is coherent with Project Industrial schedule and coordinates mitigation plan when needed.
  • Ensure ePMFU deployment for the Project throughout each Sub-System if applicable & Component (together with the respective “métiers” contributing to populate it). Build a general overview for the Project Manager.
  • During project warranty, coordinate the implementation of any repairs and retrofit plan needed for Material part of the industrial work package.

Performance measurements:

  • Quality: DFQ / Project Industrial Review milestones following project schedule, Go FAI On-Time.
  • Cost: External & Internal material cost monitoring including cost reduction versus budget).
  • Cost: Project Hard Inventory. Cash in – cash out curve.

Delivery: Go Order On-Time and on time material deliveries to the project, No Missing parts

Educational Requirements

Desirable

University Degree Engineering, MASTER (engineering, project management, Procurement and or Supply Chain…)

Experience

Mandatory

  • Interest in technical field.
  • Good understanding of production and logistics processes
  • 3 to 8 years of experience (Project, Sourcing, Engineering, Quality…)

Desirable

  • Product / system technical knowledge
  • Project Management knowledge
  • ERP working knowledge

Competencies and Skills

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment.
  • Operational effectiveness / Accountability.
  • Communication skills & Team spirit.
  • Ability to challenge, results oriented.
  • Rigorous and structured.
  • International mindset and fluent in English.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Purpose of the job

  • Coordinate, consolidate and secure QCD commitments within the Material Scope in Project Execution. Transversally through the different work packages. Having end to end accountability regardless of if it is Make or Buy, or if it is generic and standard product or project specific, and regardless of if it is A class or C class material.
  • Manage industrial scope assigned by the D&IS project ensuring that the products (Alstom generic products, project specific products, installation materials) – including notably documentation and certificates – are delivered to the project stakeholders (Installation, Engineering, Customer,) according to project QCD commitments.
  • One interface in the core project team meeting representing both the Operations and Supply Chain function. Ensure that the Project Execution is aligned to the Procurement Platform Objectives with regards to material scope.

Responsibilities

Based in Hatfield with visits to project sites, the responsibilities of the Project Material Manager are as follows:

At Tender phase, the PMM:

  • Contribute to tender phase, especially on Project Industrial Organization and Make or Buy Industrial basis to take into account industrial constraints and requirements in order to optimize material flow, costs and minimize risks.
  1. At project start, the PMM:
  • Get QCD commitment as built at tender phase in the respective LU and PUs, ensure the commitments are well understood by the Project, Industrial, Supply Chain and Procurement team.
  • Understand the Project Procurement Strategy to ensure it is fulfilled during execution and part of the Project Management Plan
  • Organize launch meeting involving PM, SSMs if applicable.
  • Work in collaboration with the PPM and other PMMs to ensure the strategy is clear and agreed
  1. Project Execution: for all material of project PBS/BoM, the PMM:
  • Ensure the proper set-up of Project Industrialization process and manage the corresponding deliverables in QCD. Leading Unit PMM coordinates with Core Team, Support Functions and other PMMs of Participating Units.
  • Apply Signalling Project Industrial Process.
  • On top of Industrialization Process maximize the usage of standardized product inside the project material delivery scope and industrialize the logistics flow to reduce end to end material lead time (from Supplier to Customer).
  • Be proactive on BoM availability and associated obsolescence management plan (under Project responsibility).
  • Drive the demand to Industrial Operations and deliver the Industrial QCD work package from all Signalling Regional Centres involved, in liaison with other Industrial Operation teams who lead the execution of following tasks: supervision of material procurement, manufacturing & testing, logistic & shipment.
  • Guarantee that the level of stock on his/her project fits to the industrial strategy of the Regional Centre/Operations, especially through consistent industrial planning update according to project context shipment.
  • Supervise cash flow curve related to material orders and minimize the time the material remains in the warehouse. Support project closure to clean and close the Hard Inventory.
  • Have a general vision of the Project’s / suppliers’ progress, stakes, and difficulties. Define and agree with Procurement the capture of mitigation plans to be followed by Procurement.
  • For Generic Products, ensure the coordination with the Project Engineering and Supply Chain/Logistic teams based on remote/participating units (notably ensures transfer orders are released timely and consistently to Participating Units).
  • Follow project particular conditions are correctly applied and respected (such as localization rate, financial conditions…).
  • Build the Estimate at Completion for Project Manager /each Sub-Systems if applicable and the project consolidation; and is accountable for the overall Project SAPR & RAPR including claim.
  • Define improvement plans with Project Manager /respective Sub-System if applicable & Component teams – Follow-up the progress and ensure the progress is compliant with Project objectives.
  • Co-Validates with Project Manager /Sub-System Manager each gap vs CPR0 (deviation sheet & bridge approval process).

Project Execution: for Project specific products (notably on-board cabinets, trackside shelters …), the PMM:

  • Check completeness and on time availability of the detailed design (under PrEM responsibility).
  • Define industrial scheme and related make or buy strategy.
  • Coordinate and supervises the Industrial Operations that are in charge of the following tasks: supervision of material procurement, products manufacturing and testing, logistic & shipment.
  • Ensure that necessary inputs data allowing respect of QCD commitment are consistently and timely made available by other project contributors (such as BoM, BoQ, requirements specification, …). In particular monitor that development and Industrialization of new/modified generic Products (under PIM responsibility) used on the project is coherent with Project Industrial schedule and coordinates mitigation plan when needed.
  • Ensure ePMFU deployment for the Project throughout each Sub-System if applicable & Component (together with the respective “métiers” contributing to populate it). Build a general overview for the Project Manager.
  • During project warranty, coordinate the implementation of any repairs and retrofit plan needed for Material part of the industrial work package.

Performance measurements:

  • Quality: DFQ / Project Industrial Review milestones following project schedule, Go FAI On-Time.
  • Cost: External & Internal material cost monitoring including cost reduction versus budget).
  • Cost: Project Hard Inventory. Cash in – cash out curve.

Delivery: Go Order On-Time and on time material deliveries to the project, No Missing parts

Educational Requirements

Desirable

University Degree Engineering, MASTER (engineering, project management, Procurement and or Supply Chain…)

Experience

Mandatory

  • Interest in technical field.
  • Good understanding of production and logistics processes
  • 3 to 8 years of experience (Project, Sourcing, Engineering, Quality…)

Desirable

  • Product / system technical knowledge
  • Project Management knowledge
  • ERP working knowledge

Competencies and Skills

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment.
  • Operational effectiveness / Accountability.
  • Communication skills & Team spirit.
  • Ability to challenge, results oriented.
  • Rigorous and structured.
  • International mindset and fluent in English.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

I am currently looking for a Signalling Manager/ CRE to support my client on multiple signalling works as part of a package of works my client has won in the south east. This is an excellent opportunity to join my client and lead the signalling team to deliver a multiple signalling projects. This is a long term contract requirement. The works include signalling renewals and enhancements

To be considered for this role you will need to be an accredited CRE.

Ideally we are looking for an individual who has had experience with working on Network Rail projects.

This contract would be inside IR35.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance-TRS are delighted to be working with our client, a rail engineering contractor who specialise in HV/LV, Civils, Signalling and track, to recruit for a Business Development Manager.

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Rail

Type: Permanent

Location: UK wide

Salary : Dependant on experience

Job Reference: LBBDM

I am looking for a Business Development Manager with a good rail background, to work within a medium sized rail contractor for infrastructure works on NR and LUL

Role

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within the rail environment. This role would suit an existing sales led technical expert.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop relationships between clients and other organisations within the rail and power industry.
  • Network effectively across the business in multiple areas of industry.
  • Work toward bid, tender and invite dates.
  • Work with the engineering and senior team to attempt to win works across the UK

Essential requirements:

  • Have worked in a sales led business development role previously.
  • Have experience of work winning from T1 contractors as well as Network Rail.
  • Have five years relevant experience.
  • Will need to have current or past engineering understanding

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Planner to join Alstom in their Systems and Signalling division. You be working for one of the main players in the very busy Rail Sector. The company has grown year on year after winning large packages of works and know needs a planner to assist in programme planning on multiple projects.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of the Project Planner is to manage the preparation and maintenance of integrated and co-ordinated project programmes, enabling resource and material requirements to be forward planned to meet project deliverables, using P6 Project Planning software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with the client directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Lead Planner/Planning Manager, the Project Planner will be expected to work autonomously and independently, setting high personal standards and delivering reports in a timely and accurate manner to the project team and client alike.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for UK SS&I projects incorporating resource planning, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.
  • Continuously monitor the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.
  • Identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
  • Through accurate reporting on Work Package progress, co-ordinate all functional activity on the project and ensure that problems and bottlenecks are anticipated and resolved in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project.
  • Provide regular reports and feedback to management on project progress and critical issues.
  • Provide sufficiently accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that co-ordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins.
  • Through active dialogue with Work Package Managers and the Project Manager, ensure that the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements to time and cost.
  • Conduct regular project co-ordination meetings on the status of the project with specific reference to engineering activity, sourcing, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Ensure all programmes under their control are updated and reviewed in line with the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Ensure all reports are produced to a high quality and to deadlines
  • Travel when required to other sites across the country.
  • Occasional weekend/bank holiday cover for any major commissionings.
  • Comply with and undertake all relevant Environment, Health and Safety measures and activities.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

  • Experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Experience and expert knowledge of Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry, particularly Rail Signalling.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a business process environment with an emphasis on project delivery (Contractor side).
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value Management.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Planner to join Alstom in their Systems and Signalling division. You be working for one of the main players in the very busy Rail Sector. The company has grown year on year after winning large packages of works and know needs a planner to assist in programme planning on multiple projects.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of the Project Planner is to manage the preparation and maintenance of integrated and co-ordinated project programmes, enabling resource and material requirements to be forward planned to meet project deliverables, using P6 Project Planning software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with the client directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Lead Planner/Planning Manager, the Project Planner will be expected to work autonomously and independently, setting high personal standards and delivering reports in a timely and accurate manner to the project team and client alike.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for UK SS&I projects incorporating resource planning, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.
  • Continuously monitor the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.
  • Identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
  • Through accurate reporting on Work Package progress, co-ordinate all functional activity on the project and ensure that problems and bottlenecks are anticipated and resolved in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project.
  • Provide regular reports and feedback to management on project progress and critical issues.
  • Provide sufficiently accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that co-ordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins.
  • Through active dialogue with Work Package Managers and the Project Manager, ensure that the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements to time and cost.
  • Conduct regular project co-ordination meetings on the status of the project with specific reference to engineering activity, sourcing, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Ensure all programmes under their control are updated and reviewed in line with the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Ensure all reports are produced to a high quality and to deadlines
  • Travel when required to other sites across the country.
  • Occasional weekend/bank holiday cover for any major commissionings.
  • Comply with and undertake all relevant Environment, Health and Safety measures and activities.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

  • Experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Experience and expert knowledge of Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry, particularly Rail Signalling.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a business process environment with an emphasis on project delivery (Contractor side).
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value Management.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of the Assistant Project Planner is to assist with the preparation and maintenance of integrated and co-ordinated project programmes, enabling resource and material requirements to be forward planned to meet project deliverables, using P6 Project Planning software.

Reporting to the Lead Planner, the Assistant Project Planner will be expected to work autonomously and independently, setting high personal standards and delivering reports in a timely and accurate manner to the project team and client alike.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in developing comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for UK SS&I projects incorporating resource planning, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.
  • Assist with monitoring the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.
  • Assist in identifying critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
  • Assist in providing regular reports and feedback to management on project progress and critical issues.
  • Assist in providing sufficiently accurate data to enable the Work Package Managers and Project Managers to ensure that co-ordinated project activity complies with and delivers company financial and business targets on cash and project margins.
  • Assist in ensuring that programmes are updated and reviewed in line with the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Assist in ensure all reports are produced to a high quality and to deadlines
  • Travel when required to other sites across the country.
  • Occasional weekend/bank holiday cover for any major commissionings.
  • Comply with and undertake all relevant Environment, Health and Safety measures and activities.

POSTHOLDER REQUIREMENTS

Essential:

  • Problem solving and resolution skills and techniques.
  • Action orientated – ‘can do’ approach.
  • Awareness of Planning Software (Primavera/Asta/Microsoft Project etc.) and Planning concepts (Critical Path, Float etc.).
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Experience and knowledge of Primavera P6 Planning Software.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Rail Industry, particularly Rail Signalling.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

A Project Manager is required to join a well-respected contractor and lead the delivery of various concrete bridge structures in West London.

We require a Project Manager who can join the site based management team in the delivery of the concrete structure and earthworks packages on a bridge from inception to completion. To this end you must be able to demonstrate a recent track history of leading similar structural schemes.

Aside from the structural experience you will also be competent in managing specialist contractors, creating the ‘look ahead’ programmes, ensuring and insisting on the highest regard to health & safety and demanding a high standard of work in line with the project time lines and programme.

Skill sets will include;

  • Man management capabilities of the internal team, including contractors and consultants
  • Ability to communicate and liaise with the external client, consultants, stakeholders and contractors
  • A passion for Health & Safety
  • Ability to interpret and interrogate a programme of works
  • CSCS & SMSTS Accreditation

In return for your skills, experience and abilities you will be joining a specialist contractor, who’s approach is founded on integrity, stability, high standards and a drive for client satisfaction.
This results in a reputation for being a well-run business that delivers value for money solutions, quality workmanship and certainty to the Client.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

A Project Manager is required to join a well-respected contractor and lead the delivery of various concrete bridge structures in Surrey.

We require a Project Manager who can join the site based management team in the delivery of the concrete structure and earthworks packages on various bridge projects from inception to completion. To this end you must be able to demonstrate a recent track history of leading similar structural schemes.

Aside from the structural experience you will also be competent in managing specialist contractors, creating the ‘look ahead’ programmes, ensuring and insisting on the highest regard to health & safety and demanding a high standard of work in line with the project time lines and programme.

Skill sets will include;

  • Man management capabilities of the internal team, including contractors and consultants
  • Ability to communicate and liaise with the external client, consultants, stakeholders and contractors
  • A passion for Health & Safety
  • Ability to interpret and interrogate a programme of works
  • CSCS & SMSTS Accreditation

In return for your skills, experience and abilities you will be joining a specialist contractor, who’s approach is founded on integrity, stability, high standards and a drive for client satisfaction.
This results in a reputation for being a well-run business that delivers value for money solutions, quality workmanship and certainty to the Client.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Assistant Project Manager

Mansfield – Flexible

£25,900 to £28,779

My client has got an exciting position available for an Assistant Project Manager to join their Environmental team based out in their Mansfield office with flexibility in hybrid working.

About the role:

Working with the Project Managers, the successful candidate will support the delivery of complex, strategically important projects and lead the delivery of low to medium risk projects. You will provide updates and contribute to production of regular and ad hoc management status reports.

You’ll need great communication and interpersonal skills to influence multi-disciplinary specialists to deliver projects at pace to agreed timescales whilst considering cost saving initiatives, innovation, collaboration and openness.

Essential:

  • The ability to engage and communicate effectively with project and non-project people at every level
  • An understanding of Project, Programme and Portfolio Management principles, tools & techniques
  • Analytical and reporting Skills
  • A methodical and organised approach to work
  • HND or equivalent or working towards such a qualification in an appropriate discipline or able to demonstrate suitable experience for the role.
  • Desire to continue to learn & develop professionally
  • Able to manage tasks
  • Able to engage and communicate effectively with project and non-project people at every level.
  • To have an understanding of Project, Programme and Portfolio Management principles, tools & techniques.
  • Analytical & Reporting Skills
  • Methodical & organised
  • Capable of using MS Office, including MS Project
  • Potential for regular travel on business which could up to 7-10,000 miles per year.
  • Occasional nights away from home, up to four times per month
  • Occasional visits to construction sites
  • Potential for travel to network events and/or conferences in the UK and overseas

Desirable:

  • APM/PMI/PRINCE Qualification
  • Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Practitioner
  • Able to assist in programmes/projects
  • Able to assist and produce project schedules
  • Able to assist in workshops
  • Skilled using MS Project Web App (PWA)

My Client:

They offer different ways to work flexibly, and the following types of flexibility are usually possible: job share, flexible hours, working from home for part of the week and compressed hours.

Applicants can apply from anywhere in the UK, but you may need to attend key project and regular team meetings in person at their Mansfield office. They embrace a hybrid working model as much as possible.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Title: Site Manager – Highways

Type: Contract

Location: A12 – Brentwood – Ipswich

Rate : dependant on experience

Job Reference: JHCCM

I am looking for a Site Manager with a good highways background, to deliver engineering technical excellence for crash barriers with some surfacing patches and traffic management moves.

Role

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within programmes from a highways aspect. This role would suit a site manager.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the highway engineering element of the works goes according with works plans.
  • Organise resources of people and materials to ensure delivery of works.
  • Work in a team for round the clock coverage of job sites.
  • Attend engineering reviews as required for allocated contracts.
  • Work covering mainly days

Essential requirements:

  • Highways and plant engineering background.
  • Ideally VRS experience
  • Will need to have current or past site management experience.

To discuss in more detail please call Josh Hill at Advance or apply

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Title: Resource Manager – Rail

Type: Permanent

Location: Birmingham

Salary : Dependant on experience

Job Reference: JHRM

I am looking for a resource manager with a good rail background, to deliver technical excellence for engineering works associated with HS2.

Role

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within projects from a rail aspect. This role would suit a resource manager.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage agency allocation of staff across sites in advance of workings.
  • Act as the contact liaison to co-ordinate direct and agency staff for works.
  • Prepare and manage contracts with agency’s..
  • Attend engineering reviews as required for allocated contracts.

Essential requirements:

  • Be experienced in resource management from a manpower perspective.
  • Have five years relevant experience.

Desirable:

  • Although not essential it would also be advantageous if you have a degree in a relevant discipline..

To discuss in more detail please call Josh Hill at Advance or apply

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This is an opportunity for a Project Manager to join a contractor, developer and investor working with customers to help develop, and create communities where people enjoy living.

As part of a long term 10 year framework with housing providers and local authority in West London you will lead a new build 120 unit high rise, large scale residential development. This is another example of this company’s long-term partnerships to deliver high quality, value-for-money services to meet customer’s place-making ambitions.

The scheme is set to commence end of April, reporting to a Operational Lead and working alongside an existing management team on the framework you will autonomously lead this particular new build residential project.

So why join this company? They provide and nurture a people-focused inclusive culture where our teams are valued. This promotes innovation and encourages our continuous improvement in the sectors they work in. Their work with local authorities, housing associations and private partners brings wider benefits to a community including local employment, training and community initiatives to ensure they deliver a sustainable legacy.

So what are we looking for in you?

  • A solid track history of employment with a contractor or developer as lead on projects exceeding £10M
  • Senior Site or Project Management title
  • Demonstrable experience in leading the full life cycle of new build residential schemes
  • A passion for creating a safe working environment
  • CSCS / SMSTS / 1st Aid Accreditation – held and in date
  • You reside within a sensible commute to the West London area
  • Drive and commitment to achieving results within the time and budget constraints

What’s in it for you?

  • Autonomous lead on a project with full support as required by the framework team
  • highly competitive salary and benefits package
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Opportunity to join an exciting, fresh and new employer with impressive growth plan strategy

If you are interested to learn more about this fantastic opportunity and wish to register your interest please don’t hesitate to contact us as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Operations Service Manager

Mansfield

£39,000- £43,150

My client is looking for an ambitious, driven and talented individual to join them in their Mansfield office as an Operation/Contract Service Manager, to ensure the highest standards of delivery of their operations and maintenance services across their mine water treatment assets across the UK.

They are part of a government organisation and are a successful designer, builder and operator of mine water treatment assets, delivering compliant, cost effective, and reliable treatment solutions for over 27 years.

You will manage contracts related to the management, operation and maintenance of mine water treatment facilities and monitoring sites, associated with the UK’s mining legacy. This to be done while ensuring statutory and contractual compliance, value for money, continuous improvement and delivering sustainable efficiency savings.

Reporting to the Principal Contracts Manager, you’ll have direct leadership responsibilities for their contractors who are highly skilled and experienced field engineers/plant operators.

You’ll be responsible for monitoring and delivering high standards of H&S, performance, quality and statutory compliance across our sites, along with building great contractor relationships.

About you:

The successful candidate for this fast paced and hands on role will have demonstrable experience within the water or wastewater operations industry, along with relevant experience in team management or leadership duties.

You’ll be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering along with an excellent awareness and understanding of water treatment and compliance.

To expertly manage service delivery through effective contract management including: contract negotiations and performance management (including the agreeing of KPI’s), making use of a high level of NEC contract management skills to manage contracts, delivery of efficient and effective asset operations, drive continuous improvement, attain best value and ensure accountability.

Manage and develop a work programme preparing scope of works, issuing work instructions and task orders, inspecting contractors work on site, agreeing prices, approving and challenging method statements and resolving risk. Any construction work being managed in accordance with the CDM2015 Regulations, typically in the capacity of Client and Principal Designer.

Experience in risk assessment, document control, job planning, inspections/auditing, contract management and IT will be desirable, along with an industry standard H&S qualification.

Strong leadership and management skills, excellent communication abilities and a dynamic approach to problem resolution will be required. In addition, the ability to identify areas of the business and sites where improvements can be made will be essential.

If you are a proactive leader with a strong customer service focus, take pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want to be part of a growing socially responsible organisation, this could be your next long-term role.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Contract and Operations Performance Manager

Mansfield

My client is looking to bring in a Contract and Operations Performance Manager for their Mansfield office and are considering both Contract and Permanent employment. This a great opportunity to work for a Government organisation and make a difference!

The role:

To manage and coordinate current contracts related to the operational maintenance and remediation of mining legacy ensuring operational and contractual compliance, value for money, continuous improvement and whole life efficiencies savings, adopting a collaborative approach with their contractors whilst maintaining effective contractual discipline and control.

To manage and coordinate the development and procurement process for renewal of the organisations Operation and Maintenance Term Service Contract. The contract manages a UK wide portfolio of 70+ operational mine water treatment schemes and 700+ monitoring locations.

To act as the Service Manager, developing the scope and specification for the planned maintenance activities for the operation of mine water treatments schemes, asset condition, pumping operations, chemical treatment, reedbed maintenance, ocherous and organic waste management. Ensuring all aspects comply with current legislation and recognise industry best practice.

To foster a culture of partnership, apply a commercial outlook to deliver value for money and progress business opportunities in support of the organisations ambitious objective of managing zero cost mine water treatment schemes.

Responsibilities:

  • To ensure excellent Health and Safety performance, both personal and in terms of Contractor performance:
  • Promote a positive culture in relation to Health, Safety and Environmental Management.
  • Undertake site audits taking appropriate actions as required.
  • Promote and support sustainable management initiatives.
  • Ensure positive relations are developed and maintained with key stakeholders including Term Contractors, Regulatory Agencies, Government bodies and members of the public.
  • Promote the Coal Authority brand.
  • Proactively encourage partnership working.
  • Recognise and stimulate business opportunities.
  • To assist in the management of the existing NEC3 Term Services Contract relating to the operational management and maintenance of mine water treatment schemes.
  • Review the safe systems of work currently used by contractors and sub-contractors to ensure optimum efficiency, health and safety standards and effectiveness are obtained in delivering the Service.
  • To assist in defining and delivering the Scope in accordance with NEC4 Term Service Contract guidance for the planned preventative maintenance activities required to manage regulatory compliance relating to active and passive mine water treatment schemes.
  • To co-ordinate the tender process for the NEC4 Term Service Contract award.

  • Co-ordinate with multiple teams including Technical, By-Products Heat & Innovation, Projects, Property, IT and Finance, ensuring their sections of the Scope are consistent, in line with the Contract Strategy and delivered within the timeline.
  • Liaise regularly with the Procurement team to ensure all documentation required has been reviewed and is available for publishing when needed.
  • Produce the business case for the contract award, requiring approval from executive leadership team and Treasury.
  • To be responsible for drafting sections of the Scope that will include the individual asset maintenance requirements including, pumps, chemical dosing systems, reed beds, lagoons, landscaping, sampling, mine gas vents and any relevant specifications, procedures, processes or safe systems of work required.

Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Degree/HND in an appropriate discipline
  • NEBOSH Wastewater industry experience (mining and/or water utility).
  • Experience in contract development and procurement
  • Experienced in managing contracts
  • Working knowledge of NEC 3 Contracts – TSC preferable
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical skills

Desirable:

  • Chartered Engineer
  • Corporate membership of a professional body
  • NEC TSC Service Manager Accreditation
  • NEC Contact drafting and tender process experience
  • Process engineering

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Project Manager required to lead all on-site operation of a new build £6m Education project in the Surrey area.

You will be joining an award winning, family owned and run main contracting organisation, a business with a trading history exceeding 100 years, turning over in excess of £150M. With projects ranging upwards to £20M the business are renowned for delivering innovative and highly regarded projects in the education, leisure, health, commercial and ecclesiastical sectors. Operating from a regional office set up they work with varied clients all across the central southern region.

What we will need from you;

  • Demonstrable and recent track history of project delivery within a main contract organisation
  • Recent experience in projects within the education sector
  • Operating in a client facing role within live environments

Current and valid certification in:

  • CSCS
  • SMSTS
  • 1st Aid

What you can expect in return

  • Stable career within a long standing, family owned and run business
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Work security
  • Local projects in the Surrey, Hants & Berks region

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Advance-TRS are delighted to be working with our client, a rail engineering contractor who specialise in HV/LV, Civils, Signalling and track, to recruit for a Business Development Manager.

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Rail

Type: Permanent

Location: UK wide

Salary : Dependant on experience

Job Reference: LBBDM

I am looking for a Business Development Manager with a good rail background, to work within a medium sized rail contractor for infrastructure works on NR and LUL

Role

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within the rail environment. This role would suit an existing sales led technical expert.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop relationships between clients and other organisations within the rail and power industry.
  • Network effectively across the business in multiple areas of industry.
  • Work toward bid, tender and invite dates.
  • Work with the engineering and senior team to attempt to win works across the uk

Essential requirements:

  • Have worked in a sales led business development role previously .
  • Have five years relevant experience.
  • Will need to have current or past engineering understanding

Desirable:

  • Although not essential it would also be advantageous if you have a degree in a relevant discipline such as Civil Engineering.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Purpose of the Job


The Buyer is responsible for various sourcing activities including materials and sub-contractors and will play a major role in delivery signalling projects across the Eastern and Northern Region of the UK. Working cross-functionally with different teams within Digital Integration and Systems. Playing a key role in supplier selection and tendering.

Key Network & Links


External: Suppliers, Sub-contractors and the Client.

Internal: Project Management Teams, Project Engineering teams, Design teams, Quality, EHS, Construction, Supply Chain and Logistics.

Performance Measurement


· Quality, Cost and Delivery performance of Suppliers that they are controlling

· Number of framework agreements/contracts agreed

· Performance at purchase information record management

· Achievement of personal objectives

Responsibilities


· To be responsible for supporting our Regional Procurement Manager in tendering and on-boarding of new suppliers.

· Represent procurement in project review meetings as required.

· To monitor Sub-contractor and supplier performance and develop supplier performance initiatives..

  • To be responsible for ensuring that frameworks or specific contracts are agreed and signed.
  • To build and maintain effective and productive relationships with the project teams, supply chain, suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • To resolve delivery problems that are escalated by the expediters or material controllers, and to continually monitor Supplier delivery performance.
  • Run a tender process from collating documents, to negotiation and contract award.
  • To communicate with suppliers, the project team and supply chain as necessary to ensure the control of accurate information at all times.
  • Contribute to maintaining project margin or achieving project savings
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives.

Educational Requirements


GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English Language as a minimum

Preferred to be educated to degree level in procurement, project management or engineering, or have a CIPS qualification (or be studying for CIPS)

Technical Skills & Competencies

Good IT skills using office tools, SAP experience an advantage.

Good commercial awareness

Have good negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

Strong data analysis skills.

Hard-working team player with the right attitude and willingness to learn.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Purpose of the Job


The Buyer is responsible for various sourcing activities including materials and sub-contractors and will play a major role in delivery signalling projects across the Eastern and Northern Region of the UK. Working cross-functionally with different teams within Digital Integration and Systems. Playing a key role in supplier selection and tendering.

Key Network & Links


External: Suppliers, Sub-contractors and the Client.

Internal: Project Management Teams, Project Engineering teams, Design teams, Quality, EHS, Construction, Supply Chain and Logistics.

Performance Measurement


· Quality, Cost and Delivery performance of Suppliers that they are controlling

· Number of framework agreements/contracts agreed

· Performance at purchase information record management

· Achievement of personal objectives

Responsibilities


· To be responsible for supporting our Regional Procurement Manager in tendering and on-boarding of new suppliers.

· Represent procurement in project review meetings as required.

· To monitor Sub-contractor and supplier performance and develop supplier performance initiatives..

  • To be responsible for ensuring that frameworks or specific contracts are agreed and signed.
  • To build and maintain effective and productive relationships with the project teams, supply chain, suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • To resolve delivery problems that are escalated by the expediters or material controllers, and to continually monitor Supplier delivery performance.
  • Run a tender process from collating documents, to negotiation and contract award.
  • To communicate with suppliers, the project team and supply chain as necessary to ensure the control of accurate information at all times.
  • Contribute to maintaining project margin or achieving project savings
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives.

Educational Requirements


GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English Language as a minimum

Preferred to be educated to degree level in procurement, project management or engineering, or have a CIPS qualification (or be studying for CIPS)

Technical Skills & Competencies

Good IT skills using office tools, SAP experience an advantage.

Good commercial awareness

Have good negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

Strong data analysis skills.

Hard-working team player with the right attitude and willingness to learn.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Purpose of the Job


The Buyer is responsible for various sourcing activities including materials and sub-contractors and will play a major role in delivery signalling projects across the Eastern and Northern Region of the UK. Working cross-functionally with different teams within Digital Integration and Systems. Playing a key role in supplier selection and tendering.

Key Network & Links


External: Suppliers, Sub-contractors and the Client.

Internal: Project Management Teams, Project Engineering teams, Design teams, Quality, EHS, Construction, Supply Chain and Logistics.

Performance Measurement


· Quality, Cost and Delivery performance of Suppliers that they are controlling

· Number of framework agreements/contracts agreed

· Performance at purchase information record management

· Achievement of personal objectives

Responsibilities


· To be responsible for supporting our Regional Procurement Manager in tendering and on-boarding of new suppliers.

· Represent procurement in project review meetings as required.

· To monitor Sub-contractor and supplier performance and develop supplier performance initiatives..

  • To be responsible for ensuring that frameworks or specific contracts are agreed and signed.
  • To build and maintain effective and productive relationships with the project teams, supply chain, suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • To resolve delivery problems that are escalated by the expediters or material controllers, and to continually monitor Supplier delivery performance.
  • Run a tender process from collating documents, to negotiation and contract award.
  • To communicate with suppliers, the project team and supply chain as necessary to ensure the control of accurate information at all times.
  • Contribute to maintaining project margin or achieving project savings
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives.

Educational Requirements


GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English Language as a minimum

Preferred to be educated to degree level in procurement, project management or engineering, or have a CIPS qualification (or be studying for CIPS)

Technical Skills & Competencies

Good IT skills using office tools, SAP experience an advantage.

Good commercial awareness

Have good negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

Strong data analysis skills.

Hard-working team player with the right attitude and willingness to learn.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Purpose of the Job


The Buyer is responsible for various sourcing activities including materials and sub-contractors and will play a major role in delivery signalling projects across the Eastern and Northern Region of the UK. Working cross-functionally with different teams within Digital Integration and Systems. Playing a key role in supplier selection and tendering.

Key Network & Links


External: Suppliers, Sub-contractors and the Client.

Internal: Project Management Teams, Project Engineering teams, Design teams, Quality, EHS, Construction, Supply Chain and Logistics.

Performance Measurement


· Quality, Cost and Delivery performance of Suppliers that they are controlling

· Number of framework agreements/contracts agreed

· Performance at purchase information record management

· Achievement of personal objectives

Responsibilities


· To be responsible for supporting our Regional Procurement Manager in tendering and on-boarding of new suppliers.

· Represent procurement in project review meetings as required.

· To monitor Sub-contractor and supplier performance and develop supplier performance initiatives..

  • To be responsible for ensuring that frameworks or specific contracts are agreed and signed.
  • To build and maintain effective and productive relationships with the project teams, supply chain, suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • To resolve delivery problems that are escalated by the expediters or material controllers, and to continually monitor Supplier delivery performance.
  • Run a tender process from collating documents, to negotiation and contract award.
  • To communicate with suppliers, the project team and supply chain as necessary to ensure the control of accurate information at all times.
  • Contribute to maintaining project margin or achieving project savings
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives.

Educational Requirements


GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English Language as a minimum

Preferred to be educated to degree level in procurement, project management or engineering, or have a CIPS qualification (or be studying for CIPS)

Technical Skills & Competencies

Good IT skills using office tools, SAP experience an advantage.

Good commercial awareness

Have good negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

Strong data analysis skills.

Hard-working team player with the right attitude and willingness to learn.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Wastewater Modelling

Bristol or Cardiff (Flexible Working)

£35,000-£50,000

Job Summary

My client is looking to appoint a Wastewater Modeller to their Asset Planning business to support an increasing portfolio and workload. The successful candidate should be degree qualified, have appropriate professional qualifications, and have a broad range of experience in:

* Model Build and Verification – creating robust sewer network models that are suitable for analysis and solution development

* Model Maintenance -updating models and improving them with a focus on specific study drivers

* Hydraulic and Water Quality Analysis – intelligent assessment of catchment hydraulics and pollutant sources to identify needs and risks

* Integrated Catchment Modelling – constructing models for assessing the interaction between sewers (storm and foul), watercourses and overland flows

* Catchment Planning- determination of hydraulic, environmental and operational needs of catchments and the development of various horizon strategies to improve catchment performance

* Solution Development- development of outline designs, and support through detailed design process

The successful candidate shall demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the Wastewater market sector, excellent technical skills and have a proven track record of business development, client management, project management and line management.

Essential Criteria

* Attained /or working towards attaining chartered status (ICE or CIWEM)

* Experience in urban drainage modelling (Wastewater)

* Competence in the use of Hydraulic modelling software

* Proven track record in coordinating and delivering technically excellent projects on time and to budget

* First class written and oral communication skills

* A natural curiosity for developing innovative, sustainable and cost-effective solutions for our clients

* Understanding of UK Water Industry and regulatory issues.

Desirable Criteria

* Experience working on Sustainable Drainage Systems (SUDS)

* Experience working with software such as FME, Power Bi, and/or programming tools such as Ruby, Python and Visual Basic.

* Experience of team working on multi-disciplinary projects

* Sound commercial understanding

* Able to develop and motivate junior team members

Responsibilities:

* Technical and project management of DWMPs and other projects including drainage, option development, SOAF and WFD delivery. Undertake Project Manager role on projects where required

* Support in the development of Client Relationship with their key Water Company and non-Water Company clients with aim to develop strategic growth.

* Support in the preparation of bid documents and estimates.

* Supervision of project teams and supporting the Business Manager in resource planning.

* Promote staff development through training, on-the-job experience, and personal development

* Contributing towards technical innovation and improvement workgroups.

The individual will have:

* Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills both verbally and in writing.

* A hard working and flexible individual, a team player, who has great attention to detail, is reliable, shows initiative and is proactive and able to deliver to set deadlines.

* Enthusiasm about urban drainage and it’s role within the environment.

* A confident and professional manner.

* Being well organised with good time management skills. Works to deadlines with minimal supervision.

* Ability to prioritise tasks and maintain a focus on agreed targets.

* Good team working skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

* A supportive approach to mentoring less experienced members of the team.

* Ability to adapt to different cultures and working environments to build rapport with clients and the whole project team.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Wastewater Modelling

Derby (Flexible-Working)

£35,000-£50,000

Job Summary

My client is looking to appoint a Wastewater Modeller to their Asset Planning business to support an increasing portfolio and workload. The successful candidate should be degree qualified, have appropriate professional qualifications, and have a broad range of experience in:

* Model Build and Verification – creating robust sewer network models that are suitable for analysis and solution development

* Model Maintenance – updating models and improving them with a focus on specific study drivers

* Hydraulic and Water Quality Analysis – intelligent assessment of catchment hydraulics and pollutant sources to identify needs and risks

* Integrated Catchment Modelling – constructing models for assessing the interaction between sewers (storm and foul), watercourses and overland flows

* Catchment Planning – determination of hydraulic, environmental and operational needs of catchments and the development of various horizon strategies to improve catchment performance

* Solution Development – development of outline designs, and support through detailed design process

The successful candidate shall demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the Wastewater market sector, excellent technical skills and have a proven track record of business development, client management, project management and line management.

Essential Criteria

* Attained /or working towards attaining chartered status (ICE or CIWEM)

* Experience in urban drainage modelling (Wastewater)

* Competence in the use of Hydraulic modelling software

* Proven track record in coordinating and delivering technically excellent projects on time and to budget

* First class written and oral communication skills

* A natural curiosity for developing innovative, sustainable and cost-effective solutions for our clients

* Understanding of UK Water Industry and regulatory issues.

Desirable Criteria

* Experience working on Sustainable Drainage Systems (SUDS)

* Experience working with software such as FME, Power Bi, and/or programming tools such as Ruby, Python and Visual Basic.

* Experience of team working on multi-disciplinary projects

* Sound commercial understanding

* Able to develop and motivate junior team members

Responsibilities

* Technical and project management of DWMPs and other projects including drainage, option development, SOAF and WFD delivery. Undertake Project Manager role on projects where required

* Support in the development of Client Relationship with their key Water Company and non-Water Company clients with aim to develop strategic growth.

* Support in the preparation of bid documents and estimates.

* Supervision of project teams and supporting the Business Manager in resource planning.

* Promote staff development through training, on-the-job experience, and personal development

* Contributing towards technical innovation and improvement workgroups.

The individual will have:

* Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills both verbally and in writing.

* A hard working and flexible individual, a team player, who has great attention to detail, is reliable, shows initiative and is proactive and able to deliver to set deadlines.

* Enthusiasm about urban drainage and it’s role within the environment.

* A confident and professional manner.

* Being well organised with good time management skills. Works to deadlines with minimal supervision.

* Ability to prioritise tasks and maintain a focus on agreed targets.

* Good team working skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

* A supportive approach to mentoring less experienced members of the team.

* Ability to adapt to different cultures and working environments to build rapport with clients and the whole project team.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Title: Rail Civil CRE – Construction

Type: Permanent

Location: Flexible but Derby or York would be ideal.

Salary : Dependant on Experience

Job Reference: LBCRE

A new opportunity has arisen for a Principal Civil Engineer based in Derby, as a Civil Engineer you will be based on site at various locations around the UK, undertaking design, on-site construction activities and project integration activities. The Civil Engineer is also required to support the integration of the Civil Engineering activities with other disciplines at one of our centres of excellence around the UK. The role also has a client-facing dimension.

You will have previous experience working in a similar role within programmes from a civils aspect. This role would suit an existing engineer within the rail civils environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake Civil Engineering activities including, requirements capture, design, compliance management, design integration, subcontractor management, construction integration, CDM, project delivery, construction validation, commissioning, handback and project closeout.
  • Implement the organisations engineering management system within the local project location and across multiple sites when required.
  • Support the Project Team with technical guidance, leadership, site safety and monitor the project’s performance to maximise efficiency and project delivery.
  • Coordinate the Civil Engineering activities between the Subcontractors Responsible Engineer(s), Programme Engineering Manager; Principle Project Engineer, Project Management; Construction Manager and Design Delivery Managers
  • Support the Project team with the development of suitable project plans to support efficient resource management and project delivery
  • Develop and adapt the project technical instructions for Civil Engineering to enable the project methodology and installation activities to be undertaken in an efficient and safe manner.
  • Assist with the development of engineering design details based upon the project technical requirements.
  • Capability and technical knowledge to act as the Civil design engineer where allocated
  • Ensure that the risk assessment and mitigation plan is adhered to so technical risks are managed effectively.
  • Undertake design reviews to ensure that Design is delivered to programme and the output is compliant with defined scope and applicable standards.
  • Ensure integration of design, installation and commissioning activities and that the end product meets client specification
  • Implement and maintain best practice civil engineering processes as part of a continual improvement plan
  • Carry out technical audits as required to ensure project is following applicable standards and practices.
  • Support the Project team with the delivery of Civil Engineering design and construction activities, construction risk and mitigation, method statements and work package plans.
  • Support Project team with tendering activities ensuring the quality of estimates, Civil Engineering implementation strategies and methodologies are robust, constructible and cost effective.
  • Provide governance and assurance to all tendering activities ensuring assumptions and execution risks are captured during the tendering process.
  • Ensure engineering delivery and technical change is integrated with design, possession planning, installation, test, other disciplines and provide a mechanism for effective communications with the Project team.
  • Highlight and document project decorations or temporary non-compliance as required by the Project team.
  • The role is based at a project location within the UK and travel to other project locations, client offices and design offices will need to be undertaken when necessary.
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work.
  • Undertake safety critical activities that complies with relevant competence or authority to work

Essential Requirements:

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Report writing
  • IT skills
  • Risk management skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Commercial & Finance awareness
  • CDM/CSM
  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Experience of working in Civil Engineering design or construction
  • Knowledge of railway construction methods and materials used.
  • Application of the Construction Design Management (CDM) Regulations
  • Experience of undertaking and supporting risk assessments
  • Experience of organising and managing a large number of complex tasks
  • Degree or HNC in Civil Engineering with significant engineering experience
  • Valid PTS (Personal Track Safety) Certificate

Desirable Requirements:

  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) or Incorporated Engineering (IEng) qualification
  • Experience of applying RSSB, Network Rail and Industry recognised standards
  • Extensive experience of operating within a single discipline project environment either within design, test or project engineering.
  • Although not essential it would also be advantageous if you have a degree in a relevant discipline such as Civil Engineering.
  • Experience as a signed off CRE would be ideal but not essential

Essential requirements:

  • Have five years relevant experience.

To discuss in more detail please call Lee Burgess at Advance – TRS or apply

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Clean Water Modellers

Newcastle / UK-wide / Remote working.

£30,000-£60,000

My client has multiple opportunities for Clean Water Network Modellers / Engineers to join their team delivering frameworks for several UK water companies, and industrial and overseas clients. They have offices across the UK and are flexible to consider working from home as a working option.

These are permanent vacancies that can be based across the United Kingdom. You will report to the Technical Director and will be responsible for the development and delivery of a wide variety of projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Your main responsibilities will include (some or all depending on seniority):

  • Construction, calibration and delivery of clean water hydraulic models
  • Carrying out investigation studies on clean water networks to support system improvements and investment planning
  • Analysis of spatial and network performance data
  • Overseeing of project teams delivering a diverse portfolio of water infrastructure projects
  • Support to project team members with responsibility for: team direction, workload planning, technical support, and driving staff performance, motivation and career development
  • Ensuring quality of outputs and compliance with standards, specifications and governance requirements
  • Building, maintaining and managing strong and collaborative working relationships with clients
  • Support on the production of bids and proposals
  • Contributing to our culture of continual improvement to drive efficiency and innovation
  • Maintaining and reporting on overall programme of work and associated resource demands
  • Contributing to commercial performance, forecasting and risk management

Skills / Experience:

Essential:

  • Good IT skills, in particular MS Excel and Access and use of GIS packages
  • Good technical report writing skills
  • Experience in the analysis of water networks (or similar) performance data
  • Experience in the construction and use of network hydraulic models
  • Good presentation, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills, able to present findings and discuss with clients
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team both internally and in partnership with external clients, and provide technical guidance and mentorship
  • Ability to manage (or support project managers to manage) small to large modelling projects/packages and programme of works
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and having the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Maintain strong and collaborative working relationships and interactions with clients
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with other team members to provide technical support and assistance
  • The ability to work on your own initiative on technical matters and provide support to others within the team
  • Awareness of relevant health and safety and environmental aspects of projects

Desirable:

  • Ability to co-ordinate and manage staff at all levels, including line management of less experience colleagues, improve organisational effectiveness and a culture of continuous improvement

Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline

Desirable:

  • Chartered membership, or working towards, of a relevant professional institution e.g. CIWEM, IOW, ICE
  • Hold a full driving licence

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Production Lead

Location: Folkestone (Travelling onto site required)

£55,000-£60,000 & Car Allowance + package.

My client are looking for a Production Lead to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Production Lead provides leadership and technical expertise across Production operations in their area. As part of the area leadership team, you will actively manage and develop the team, providing coaching and support to frontline teams to deliver technical activities.

You will be overseeing and managing activities and contractors on site to deliver key performance indicators. Provide fault finding and problem solving through technical expertise.

The Production Lead will take ownership of all technical queries and the delivery

of safe and efficient technical solutions, working with frontlines teams as the technical expert.

Responsibilities include:

Leadership:

  • Lead and taking full accountability of all technical aspects of operational strategy and delivery, ensuring a smooth transition of delivered assets into Business as Usual assets for their operational business.
  • Accountable for project technical delivery, ensuring strong health, safety, and well-being culture.
  • Represent production & supply and work closely and collaboratively with wider teams and the business to ensure that timescales are met.
  • Liaise with colleagues and key stakeholders to proactively address emerging problems, challenge peers and influence solutions to prevent impact to operations, and drive efficiencies.
  • Member of Duty Production Lead standby rota.
  • Provide ‘Bronze’ level support during incidents and emergencies.

People:

  • Provide support and cover for other regions during incidents, and to cover for periods of absence.
  • Drive performance management of the team following policy where performance is not at the acceptable level
  • Provide technical training to the frontline teams and mentor as required.
  • Actively participate and encourage your team members to undertake in continuous professional learning and development.
  • Proactively involved in technical groups and panels.
  • Deliver technical solutions in line with the plan, working closely with the Planning Delivery Manager.
  • Provide technical expertise to support the Business Leader to deliver the business plan and free up the Business Leader to performance manage the team.

Technical:

  • Act as the technical authority in all project matters and support the development of project briefs, including supplementary information for any subsequent contractor involvement phase of the project.
  • Identify and facilitate technical change initiatives across their area, to drive continuous improvement and process optimisation.
  • Produce Safe systems of work, Method Statements and Risk Assessments.
  • Deliver work following the outage process, ensuring resolutions are undertaken at pace.

Requirements:

  • Responsible for improving site performance within their Area, supporting and sharing best practice and driving continuous improvement across the department and directorate.
  • Provide visible technical supervision to the team through area technical initiatives and inspections.
  • Support delivery of capital schemes within the Area. Inclusive of large capital named schemes, capital maintenance, reactive capital works and Reservoir Programme within agreed timescales.
  • Ensure that Statutory, Regulatory and Compliance work is prioritised and assist with the arranging and planning of inspections.
  • Responsible for area information and data accuracy such as technical drawings.
  • To carry out any other duties which are within the employee’s skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.
  • Deliver technical solutions in line with CDM and company procedure and standards requirements.
  • SME for technical aspects of Production.
  • Drive site and asset resilience, delivering contingencies and identifying critical spares and equipment.
  • Deliver direct delivery schemes and maintenance programmes freeing up the Production Engineers (PEs) to concentrate on larger schemes. Work closely with the PEs to delivery technical solutions as required.

  • Educated to degree level in a technical subject, or holds equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of the water industry.
  • Substantial experience in an Operational role
  • Experience of managing contractors and CDM.
  • Mechanical / Process / Electrical knowledge and/or experience.
  • Recognised Safety and Environmental qualifications (desirable).
  • Previous people leadership experience.
  • Full UK driving licence to travel to other business locations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to influence both internally and externally
  • Ability to work independently
  • Personal resilience
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Outcome and results focused
  • Ability to prioritise and plan strategically

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Our client is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. They make a daily difference to their 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km’s of pipes, to keep taps flowing and toilets flushing. They are an essential service and have operated throughout the Covid19 pandemic.

What you’ll be doing

As the Below Ground Water Network Strategy Manager, you’ll be responsible for developing and driving our clients’ long-term water network asset management strategy, including the development of their strategy to manage trunk and distribution main assets and their plans to achieve key performance commitments such as leakage reduction targets.

You’ll be responsible for leading investment scenarios and making strategic choices for PR24.

A key part of this role will be to lead and coordinate our client’s long-term vision for how their water network will operate up to 2100, identifying strategic investment ahead of need and developing the appropriate evidence base to support the business case.

You’ll assist Operations and the wider asset planning team in the development of water network strategies to deliver company performance commitments in AMP and maintain an overview of key risks to our clients’ long-term goals and investment priorities.

You’ll also assist the regulatory reporting process each year, ensuring the data our client provides externally is accurate and has been collated in line with established methodologies.

Day to day accountabilities include:

  • Developing and owning our client’s long-term water Totex network investment planning strategies
  • Working closely with external bodies to promote collaborative working
  • Leading the development and delivery of the trunk and distribution mains strategies
  • Supporting Operations in the development of water network strategies to meet company performance commitments
  • Providing an overview of the key long term water network risks and investment priorities in the water network service
  • Leading and developing asset management and analytical thinking and developing key staff capability to ensure business continuity and effective succession planning

We’re looking for you to

  • Have excellent relationship, communication, and influencing skills, to clearly interact with stakeholders
  • Have wide experience of the operational business and understanding of business functional operations
  • Be educated to degree level or have outstanding role-specific knowledge in the water industry
  • Be a credible leader with the drive and energy to deliver, lead and support teams
  • Deliver exceptional strategies through an enthusiastic and positive approach, taking accountability for your role while working accurately and flexibly within a busy team
  • Be a strategic thinker who has a strong engagement style and good communication skills
  • Have sound judgment, be resolute, and hold an excellent decision-making track record
  • Be an adaptable collaborator who can facilitate change across the business

What’s in it for you?

Delivering 25 strategies for our client’s water infrastructure is a great way to really transform how they operate, become more efficient, and deliver a better service for their customers. This is a hugely rewarding opportunity where you will be key in shaping our future.

Our clients’ competitive salary and package include a competitive bonus up to 30%, car allowance (£5800 p/a), private healthcare, an excellent contributory pension, and 26 days holiday.

Our client is proud of the positive ways of working they have adopted during the pandemic. They want to create a more flexible and dynamic environment so all their colleagues can thrive. For their office-based roles, they are moving to a hybrid approach where they’ll provide options around working from their offices, their operational sites, and home dependent on role/team/individual. This will be discussed during the assessment process.

Our client is a unique, rewarding, and diverse place to work. If you join their team, you’ll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements, and unparalleled benefits. They are also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion, and Disability Confident Leader and a Times Top 50 Employer for Women.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Below Ground Water Strategy Manager

£45,000-£65,000

Hybrid Working – Covering Thames Valley

My client is looking to expand their Engineering & Asset team by bringing in a Below Ground Water Strategy Manager covering the Thames Valley patch ie Reading, Swindon and West London area with the option of hybrid working.

What you’ll be doing:

As the Below Ground Water Strategy Manager, you’ll be responsible for developing and driving the company’s long-term water network asset management strategy, including the development of their strategy to manage trunk and distribution main assets and their plans to achieve key performance commitments such as leakage reduction targets.

You’ll be responsible for leading investment scenarios and making strategic choices for PR24.

A key part of this role will be to lead and coordinate the company’s long-term vision for how the London water network will operate up to 2100, identifying strategic investment ahead of need and developing the appropriate evidence base to support the business case.

You’ll assist Operations and the wider asset planning team in the development of water network strategies to deliver company performance commitments in AMP and maintain an overview of key risks to our long-term goals and investment priorities.

You’ll also assist the regulatory reporting process each year, ensuring the data we provide externally is accurate and has been collated in line with established methodologies.

Day to day accountabilities include:

  • Developing the company’s long-term water network investment planning strategies
  • Working closely with external bodies to promote collaborative working
  • Leading the development and delivery of the trunk and distribution mains strategies
  • Supporting Operations in the development of water network strategies to meet company performance commitments
  • Providing an overview of the key long term water network risks and investment priorities in the water network service
  • Leading and developing asset management and analytical thinking and developing key staff capability to ensure business continuity and effective succession planning

You will have:

  • Have excellent relationship, communication, and influencing skills, to clearly interact with stakeholders
  • Have wide experience of the operational business and understanding of business functional operations
  • Be educated to degree level or have outstanding role-specific knowledge in the water industry
  • Be a credible leader with the drive and energy to deliver, lead and support teams
  • Deliver exceptional strategies through an enthusiastic and positive approach, taking accountability for your role while working accurately and flexibly within a busy team
  • Be a strategic thinker who has a strong engagement style and good communication skills
  • Have sound judgement, be resolute, and hold an excellent decision-making track record
  • Be an adaptable collaborator who can facilitate change across the business

Information about the client:

My client is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. They make a daily difference to their millions of customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km’s of pipes, to keep taps flowing and toilets flushing. They are an essential service and have operated throughout the Covid19 pandemic.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Site Agent

Projects Across Severn Trent and Thames Water framework

£45,000 – £55,000 + Company Car / Allowance

My client is looking to hire Site Agents on a permanent basis across the Severn Trent Water and Thames Water framework due to the large number of projects they currently have in the works.

The Site Agents will have strong water/wastewater sector experience to join their growing Operations team, working specifically on projects in the Severn Trent and Thames Water region, however they may also be keen to speak to individuals that are looking to work on other frameworks that they are involved on.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day site operations to ensure construction is conducted in a safe manner, within budget, on schedule and in accordance with the appropriate standards, specifications, and regulatory requirements.
  • Carrying out regular inspections to monitor performance and ensure health & safety compliance throughout the construction process.
  • Planning and programming of construction / installation works.
  • Maintain site diary.
  • Manage labour, plant, and materials on site in conjunction with the Foreman.
  • Manage subcontractors, direct labour and resource planning.
  • Conduct review meetings and report regularly on all construction activities including budget, scheduling, personnel, and other resource requirements.
  • Assist the estimating team in the preparation of the project estimate or cost plans.
  • Contribute to work planning, and briefing project teams, contractors, and suppliers.
  • Full handover of projects.

Skills required:

  • Experience within Water or Wastewater is a must
  • Experienced Site Agent, able to lead by example
  • Civil Engineering background in the Construction / Water Industry
  • Strong managerial skills
  • Experience of working in Design & Build
  • Thorough understanding of safety, environmental and quality management processes
  • Thorough understanding of commercial, contractual and procurement processes
  • NEC / JCT awareness
  • Good knowledge of temporary works
  • Experience of both incident and near miss reporting
  • SMSTS / CSCS / AP Lifting
  • Good IT Skills
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to work closely with clients
  • Full clean UK driving licence
  • Salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

COMMISSIONING ENGINEER
Hampshire/West Sussex
£45,000-£50,000 + Car Allowance & Additional Benefits

Are you ready to take your career to the next level, if so my client is looking for an Commissioning Engineer with experience within the water sector covering the Southern Water Framework.

YOUR ROLE:
As Commissioning Engineer you will be responsible for planning, executing and documenting of commissioning and handover activities on projects and programme of works in a safe manner, fully in accordance with statutory, industry wide, company processes, systems, procedures and specifications.

You will:
– Update the Commissioning Plan execute commissioning in accordance with the plan.
– Prepare and maintain the commissioning programme and execute activities in accordance with the programme.
– Ensure application, along with all relevant information for Safe Control of Operations (SCOs) is made with adequate notice.
– Ensure compliance is maintained for all company related site activities.
– Attend Factory Acceptance Tests and ensure all issues identified are adequately closed out.
– Perform and document all inspections, testing and commissioning as required.
– Invite the SW Asset Integrator and Operations to testing and demonstrations as required
– Ensure the Asset Integration Manual is kept updated at all times.
– Carry out plant labelling to SW specifications.
– Provide all necessary information to the Technical Author for the preparation of the O&M Manual
– Collection of asset data
– Close out actions on the COM 4010 as required.
– Manage and supervise subcontractors as required.
– Organise and chair commissioning meetings. Prepare and distribute minutes.
– Prepare/review risk assessments and method statements as required.
– Communicate any delays or issues to the Commissioning Manager and Construction Manager
– Reviewing, updating and marking up of documentation to as-built/as-commissioned status.
– Keep accurate records of all key commissioning activities.
– Maintain the snagging list and progress the completion of all snags assigned.
– Perform all operation and maintenance activities until plant takeover.
– Overseeing of the 28-day reliability test and production of a takeover report
– Attend to plant callouts, including out of office hours and weekends up until plant takeover.
– Commission and test telemetry systems.
– Will be expected to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

YOU
My client is looking for passion and a willingness to deliver excellence. If you have experience of safe and successful commissioning of complex process and MEICA water and wastewater projects then I want to hear from you! Obviously, you’ll have the usual good stuff such as an engineering qualification backed up by sound knowledge and experience of Process control systems and strategies, electrical and instrumentation systems as well as experience of working within a certified quality management system. If you can bring your positive, “can do” approach and can work effectively as part of a team, then be sure to apply.
IN RETURN
In return they 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 including car or car allowance, pension, healthcare, discretionary bonus and 28 days holiday plus bank holidays. They will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

CLIENT INFORMATION
My client is one of the UK’s most formidable construction businesses with a vision to be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by their values to deliver lasting change for their stakeholders and the communities they work in. Their purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for their people to learn, grow and progress, working with their supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which they work.
They do this by holding true to their values, delivering excellence for their clients and the community, being passionate about their role in providing vital services, putting integrity at the heart of their business by doing the right thing, and collaborating with their clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value.
They are committed to agile working, giving their people the freedom and flexibility to adapt their working life around their home life to achieve a proper balance. Their smart working approaches allow greater use of technology in the way they carry out their business, ensuring they provide a working environment that works for everyone.

THEIR ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS
Their Environment Business provides ‘source to sea’ asset delivery capability across the UK and Scotland working on both Frameworks and Standalone projects. Since AMP3 they have delivered in excess of £2bn assets for clients such as Yorkshire Water, United Utilities, Anglian Water, Thames Water, Southern Water, Welsh Water and Scottish Water. As an established player in the market this a great opportunity to join the team at a time of transformation as they shape themselves to be fit for delivery in a future digital world. They have recently secured a plethora of places on the AMP7 Frameworks for Yorkshire Water Complex Civils Framework, Southern Water and Thames Water Infrastructure and Non-Infrastructure projects ranging from £1-40m over the next five years.

To discuss this role in more detail please call me on 02394317811 for a confidential discussion or email your enquiry and CV to ts@advance-trs.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

COMMISSIONING ENGINEER
Hampshire/West Sussex
£45,000-£50,000 + Car Allowance & Additional Benefits

Are you ready to take your career to the next level, if so my client is looking for an Commissioning Engineer with experience within the water sector covering the Southern Water Framework.

YOUR ROLE:
As Commissioning Engineer you will be responsible for planning, executing and documenting of commissioning and handover activities on projects and programme of works in a safe manner, fully in accordance with statutory, industry wide, company processes, systems, procedures and specifications.

You will:
– Update the Commissioning Plan execute commissioning in accordance with the plan.
– Prepare and maintain the commissioning programme and execute activities in accordance with the programme.
– Ensure application, along with all relevant information for Safe Control of Operations (SCOs) is made with adequate notice.
– Ensure compliance is maintained for all company related site activities.
– Attend Factory Acceptance Tests and ensure all issues identified are adequately closed out.
– Perform and document all inspections, testing and commissioning as required.
– Invite the SW Asset Integrator and Operations to testing and demonstrations as required
– Ensure the Asset Integration Manual is kept updated at all times.
– Carry out plant labelling to SW specifications.
– Provide all necessary information to the Technical Author for the preparation of the O&M Manual
– Collection of asset data
– Close out actions on the COM 4010 as required.
– Manage and supervise subcontractors as required.
– Organise and chair commissioning meetings. Prepare and distribute minutes.
– Prepare/review risk assessments and method statements as required.
– Communicate any delays or issues to the Commissioning Manager and Construction Manager
– Reviewing, updating and marking up of documentation to as-built/as-commissioned status.
– Keep accurate records of all key commissioning activities.
– Maintain the snagging list and progress the completion of all snags assigned.
– Perform all operation and maintenance activities until plant takeover.
– Overseeing of the 28-day reliability test and production of a takeover report
– Attend to plant callouts, including out of office hours and weekends up until plant takeover.
– Commission and test telemetry systems.
– Will be expected to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

YOU
My client is looking for passion and a willingness to deliver excellence. If you have experience of safe and successful commissioning of complex process and MEICA water and wastewater projects then I want to hear from you! Obviously, you’ll have the usual good stuff such as an engineering qualification backed up by sound knowledge and experience of Process control systems and strategies, electrical and instrumentation systems as well as experience of working within a certified quality management system. If you can bring your positive, “can do” approach and can work effectively as part of a team, then be sure to apply.
IN RETURN
In return they 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 including car or car allowance, pension, healthcare, discretionary bonus and 28 days holiday plus bank holidays. They will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

CLIENT INFORMATION
My client is one of the UK’s most formidable construction businesses with a vision to be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by their values to deliver lasting change for their stakeholders and the communities they work in. Their purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for their people to learn, grow and progress, working with their supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which they work.
They do this by holding true to their values, delivering excellence for their clients and the community, being passionate about their role in providing vital services, putting integrity at the heart of their business by doing the right thing, and collaborating with their clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value.
They are committed to agile working, giving their people the freedom and flexibility to adapt their working life around their home life to achieve a proper balance. Their smart working approaches allow greater use of technology in the way they carry out their business, ensuring they provide a working environment that works for everyone.

THEIR ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS
Their Environment Business provides ‘source to sea’ asset delivery capability across the UK and Scotland working on both Frameworks and Standalone projects. Since AMP3 they have delivered in excess of £2bn assets for clients such as Yorkshire Water, United Utilities, Anglian Water, Thames Water, Southern Water, Welsh Water and Scottish Water. As an established player in the market this a great opportunity to join the team at a time of transformation as they shape themselves to be fit for delivery in a future digital world. They have recently secured a plethora of places on the AMP7 Frameworks for Yorkshire Water Complex Civils Framework, Southern Water and Thames Water Infrastructure and Non-Infrastructure projects ranging from £1-40m over the next five years.

To discuss this role in more detail please call me on 02394317811 for a confidential discussion or email your enquiry and CV to ts@advance-trs.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

ELECTRICAL SUPERVISOR
Hampshire/West Sussex
£45,000-£50,000 + Car Allowance & Additional Benefits

Are you ready to take your career to the next level, if so my client have multiple vacancies for Electrical Supervisors with experience within the water sector covering the Southern Water Framework.

YOUR ROLE:
As Electrical Site Supervisor, you will support the site manager in maintaining a safe working environment for all employees, supply chain partners and visitors ensuring work is completed to the highest of standards.

You will:
– Provide assistance to the electrical design team in the specification of electrical systems and general electrical design issues. Providing supervision of electrical subcontractors to ensure a high level of H&S and quality and conducting snagging of electrical works to ensure compliance with relevant standards.
– Fulfill the role of an Appointed Person with respect to Electrical Safe System of Works.
– Review and authorisation of RAMS for electrical installation works
– Supervise Electrical subcontractors/electrical works
– Attend Factory Acceptance Tests and ensure all issues identified are adequately closed out
– Carry out plant labelling to SW specifications
– Provide all necessary information to the Technical Author for the preparation of the O&M Manual
– Manage and supervise subcontractors as required
– Maintain the snagging list and progress the completion of all snags assigned
– Perform all operation and maintenance activities until plant takeover
– Overseeing of the 28-day reliability test and production of a takeover report
– Attend to plant callouts, including out of office hours and weekends up until plant takeover
– Will be expected to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
– Manage defect close out
– Carry out basic electrical/ ICA fault finding

YOU:
My client will be looking for passion and a willingness to deliver excellence. If you have experience of supervising the installation of process packages and field pipework in an industrial process environment (if you’ve done this in water and wastewater then even better!) then I want to hear from you. Obviously, you’ll have the usual good stuff such as a minimum HNC in electrical engineering, CSCS and SSSTS backed up with sound knowledge of Health, Safety procedures in addition to be able to read and interpret electrical schematics and P&ID’s. But they are looking for more than just that, they are looking for someone with a positive, “can do” approach who can work effectively as part of a team, if this sounds like you then be sure to apply.

IN RETURN:
In return they 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 including car or car allowance, pension, healthcare, discretionary bonus and 28 days holiday plus bank holidays. They will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

CLIENT INFORMATION:
My client is one of the UK’s most formidable construction businesses with a vision to be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by their values to deliver lasting change for their stakeholders and the communities they work in. Their purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for their people to learn, grow and progress, working with their supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which they work.

They do this by holding true to their values, delivering excellence for their clients and the community, being passionate about their role in providing vital services, putting integrity at the heart of their business by doing the right thing, and collaborating with their clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value.

They are committed to agile working, giving their people the freedom and flexibility to adapt their working life around their home life to achieve a proper balance. Their smart working approaches allow greater use of technology in the way they carry out their business, ensuring they provide a working environment that works for everyone.

THEIR ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS:
Their Environment Business provides ‘source to sea’ asset delivery capability across the UK and Scotland working on both Frameworks and Standalone projects. Since AMP3 they have delivered in excess of £2bn assets for clients such as Yorkshire Water, United Utilities, Anglian Water, Thames Water, Southern Water, Welsh Water and Scottish Water. As an established player in the market this a great opportunity to join the team at a time of transformation as they shape themselves to be fit for delivery in a future digital world. They have recently secured a plethora of places on the AMP7 Frameworks for Yorkshire Water Complex Civils Framework, Southern Water and Thames Water Infrastructure and Non-Infrastructure projects ranging from £1-40m over the next five years.

To discuss this role in more detail please call me on 02394317811 for a confidential discussion or email your enquiry and CV to ts@advance-trs.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

ELECTRICAL SUPERVISOR
Hampshire/West Sussex
£45,000-£50,000 + Car Allowance & Additional Benefits

Are you ready to take your career to the next level, if so my client have multiple vacancies for Electrical Supervisors with experience within the water sector covering the Southern Water Framework.

YOUR ROLE:
As Electrical Site Supervisor, you will support the site manager in maintaining a safe working environment for all employees, supply chain partners and visitors ensuring work is completed to the highest of standards.

You will:
– Provide assistance to the electrical design team in the specification of electrical systems and general electrical design issues. Providing supervision of electrical subcontractors to ensure a high level of H&S and quality and conducting snagging of electrical works to ensure compliance with relevant standards.
– Fulfill the role of an Appointed Person with respect to Electrical Safe System of Works.
– Review and authorisation of RAMS for electrical installation works
– Supervise Electrical subcontractors/electrical works
– Attend Factory Acceptance Tests and ensure all issues identified are adequately closed out
– Carry out plant labelling to SW specifications
– Provide all necessary information to the Technical Author for the preparation of the O&M Manual
– Manage and supervise subcontractors as required
– Maintain the snagging list and progress the completion of all snags assigned
– Perform all operation and maintenance activities until plant takeover
– Overseeing of the 28-day reliability test and production of a takeover report
– Attend to plant callouts, including out of office hours and weekends up until plant takeover
– Will be expected to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
– Manage defect close out
– Carry out basic electrical/ ICA fault finding

YOU:
My client will be looking for passion and a willingness to deliver excellence. If you have experience of supervising the installation of process packages and field pipework in an industrial process environment (if you’ve done this in water and wastewater then even better!) then I want to hear from you. Obviously, you’ll have the usual good stuff such as a minimum HNC in electrical engineering, CSCS and SSSTS backed up with sound knowledge of Health, Safety procedures in addition to be able to read and interpret electrical schematics and P&ID’s. But they are looking for more than just that, they are looking for someone with a positive, “can do” approach who can work effectively as part of a team, if this sounds like you then be sure to apply.

IN RETURN:
In return they 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 including car or car allowance, pension, healthcare, discretionary bonus and 28 days holiday plus bank holidays. They will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

CLIENT INFORMATION:
My client is one of the UK’s most formidable construction businesses with a vision to be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by their values to deliver lasting change for their stakeholders and the communities they work in. Their purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for their people to learn, grow and progress, working with their supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which they work.

They do this by holding true to their values, delivering excellence for their clients and the community, being passionate about their role in providing vital services, putting integrity at the heart of their business by doing the right thing, and collaborating with their clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value.

They are committed to agile working, giving their people the freedom and flexibility to adapt their working life around their home life to achieve a proper balance. Their smart working approaches allow greater use of technology in the way they carry out their business, ensuring they provide a working environment that works for everyone.

THEIR ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS:
Their Environment Business provides ‘source to sea’ asset delivery capability across the UK and Scotland working on both Frameworks and Standalone projects. Since AMP3 they have delivered in excess of £2bn assets for clients such as Yorkshire Water, United Utilities, Anglian Water, Thames Water, Southern Water, Welsh Water and Scottish Water. As an established player in the market this a great opportunity to join the team at a time of transformation as they shape themselves to be fit for delivery in a future digital world. They have recently secured a plethora of places on the AMP7 Frameworks for Yorkshire Water Complex Civils Framework, Southern Water and Thames Water Infrastructure and Non-Infrastructure projects ranging from £1-40m over the next five years.

To discuss this role in more detail please call me on 02394317811 for a confidential discussion or email your enquiry and CV to ts@advance-trs.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

* Senior Quantity Surveyor
* Rail
* Yorkshire
* Perm
* £50’000 – £60’000 plus package, plus discretionary bonus

An exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join an established, quality driven company with a outstanding reputation in the UK rail business, operating out of Yorkshire.
You’ll have full responsibility for small business unit that has revenue from various projects and frameworks, reporting directly to the Area Commercial Manager. Managing 1-2 small projects concurrently as well as reporting on the design side of the business’s income.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Senior Quantity Surveyor has a key Commercial role supporting the Commercial Manager, Project Manager and interfaces with all other supporting disciplines.

Key areas for this role are:

1. Commercial management expertise and provide guidance on contract administration
2. Financial reporting on business unit monthly and annually.
3. Data / Record Management expertise
4. Provide guidance on Project financial control and reporting
5. Business planning and Achieving Results
6. Business Awareness and Client care / development
7. Communication and negotiation

Candidate Overview

The ideal candidate would have a strong foundation in the UK Rail market, additionally with an emphasis and understanding of the signalling side of UK rail market, having worked for a client organisation, a tier 1 contractor or a specialist rail sub contractor. You could be in a position of Quantity Surveyor looking for a step up in responsibility.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

I am looking for a Signalling Project Engineering Manager to join my client, a Tier 1 contractor to work on major re-signalling projects in the UK.

The role will be leading the engineering delivery of a project including support of the on site construction activities and project integration activities. The Signalling Project Engineering Manager is also required to support the integration of the project design activities at one of our centres of excellence around the UK. The role also has a client-facing dimension being the focal point of contact for the client to resolve technical issues and support the Project Management teams to achieve the on-time delivery of the project.

Essential:

Must have experience of leading the Engineering Delivery on large multidisciplinary projects. Able to:

Establish an Engineering Management strategy for multisite Programs/Projects.
Review documentation and challenge technical choices across all disciplines
Act as technical manager for Tenders including establishing customer requirements and developing the cost and schedule for all Engineering activities.
Organise, lead, manage and motivate the engineering team on a project
Must be able to develop System Specification and Requirements, including:

Identifying all stakeholders and their sphere of influence in the preparation of the specifications
Ensuring adequate elicitation of requirements from stakeholders
Ensuring traceability between requirements.
Establishing system specifications and managing these up to their implementation and acceptance.
Qualifications:

Senior Engineering Manager (Projects) (7.8.230F) or Engineering Manager (Projects) (7.8.110F) IRSE licence.
Corporate membership of the IRSE with IEng or higher

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Due to our client winning high amounts of work for CP6 we are looking for a signalling Installation Manager. This is an excellent and exciting opportunity to join their signalling design office and work with one latest signalling equipment on the market, and be part of a growing team with a great working ethos. Working for one of the biggest contractors in the rail sector globally, you will be responsible to manage site Installation activities from tender through to commissioning, supported by Installation Supervisors across allocated signalling projects.

Working alongside some of the best signalling installers in the industry, you will be an integral part of the team, where you will be leading a team to complete the work at hand. Not only will you be the leader you will need to grow you team by enhancing your level of understanding but also the team around you.

As a Signalling Installation Manager are responsible for the following:

  • Deliver the installation elements of the project programme to time, quality and resource plan
  • Support project IDC Process.
  • Safety Leadership – to lead by example in project site safety
  • Tender planned signalling installation works as part of the overall project tendering process
  • Identify and propose possessions, contribute to the planning process & attend possession meetings
  • Compliance with the Installation Management procedure
  • Ensure installation work is to current Network Rail standards.
  • Liaise with the customer on the project building successful delivery relationships.
  • Carry out risk assessments dependant on project requirements and ensure risk assessment control measures are in place
  • Carry out site audits/ inspections.
  • Effectively communicate task requirements to staff.
  • Monitor and control worked hours and unworked hours
  • Identify potential process improvements and make recommendations for implementation
  • Ensure effective performance and development of staff
  • Ensure direct reports, IRSE Logbooks are complete and up to date
  • Ensure completion of handover documentation and punchlists
  • Maintain IRSE logbook.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Due to our client winning high amounts of work for CP6 we are looking for a Principal Signalling project engineer. This is an excellent and exciting opportunity to join their signalling office, work with some of the latest signalling equipment on the market and be part of a growing team with a great working ethos. Working for one of the biggest contractors in the rail sector globally, you will be responsible for delivering the projects on time.

Working alongside some of the best signalling engineers in the industry, you will be an integral part of the team, where you will have the opportunity to increase your knowledge but also showcasing your talent to others. Our client has won multiple framework projects throughout CP6 so you can be sure that you will always be put to a challenge.

We are looking for a signalling Principal project engineer who is looking to challenge themselves and work on some of the largest re-signalling projects in the UK. As the Principal Project Engineer you will be the engineering lead on a project and responsible for the Quality, Cost, Delivery and Performance of the Engineering elements.

As a Principal signalling project engineer you are responsible for the following:

  • Undertake design reviews to ensure that Design is delivered to programme and the output is compliant with defined scope and the applicable standards
  • Support Signalling Systems & Infrastructure business development with tendering activities
  • Undertaking design reviews with both the design team and also the principal project engineer
  • Implement and maintain best practice signalling engineering processes as part of a continual improvement plan to increase efficiency and minimise cost of non-quality and technical / delivery risk.
  • Support the Competence Manager with the execution of the IRSE licensing scheme and the internal competence management scheme.

Essentials:

  • Must have experience of leading the Engineering Delivery on large multidisciplinary projects
  • Must be able to develop System Specification and Requirements
  • Ability to characterise and manage requirements throughout the system lifecycle

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Due to our client winning high amounts of work for CP6 we are looking for a Principal Signalling project engineer. This is an excellent and exciting opportunity to join their signalling office, work with some of the latest signalling equipment on the market and be part of a growing team with a great working ethos. Working for one of the biggest contractors in the rail sector globally, you will be responsible for delivering the projects on time.

Working alongside some of the best signalling engineers in the industry, you will be an integral part of the team, where you will have the opportunity to increase your knowledge but also showcasing your talent to others. Our client has won multiple framework projects throughout CP6 so you can be sure that you will always be put to a challenge.

We are looking for a signalling Principal project engineer who is looking to challenge themselves and work on some of the largest re-signalling projects in the UK. As the Principal Project Engineer you will be the engineering lead on a project and responsible for the Quality, Cost, Delivery and Performance of the Engineering elements.

As a Principal signalling project engineer you are responsible for the following:

  • Undertake design reviews to ensure that Design is delivered to programme and the output is compliant with defined scope and the applicable standards
  • Support Signalling Systems & Infrastructure business development with tendering activities
  • Undertaking design reviews with both the design team and also the principal project engineer
  • Implement and maintain best practice signalling engineering processes as part of a continual improvement plan to increase efficiency and minimise cost of non-quality and technical / delivery risk.
  • Support the Competence Manager with the execution of the IRSE licensing scheme and the internal competence management scheme.

Essentials:

  • Must have experience of leading the Engineering Delivery on large multidisciplinary projects
  • Must be able to develop System Specification and Requirements
  • Ability to characterise and manage requirements throughout the system lifecycle

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Project Manager – Water or Flood Risk

Central London/South Coast or Birmingham – £50,000 – £60,000 + Package – Depending on level of experience.

My client has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager, to join their busy and expanding London Infrastructure business or Birmingham office, supporting their clients deliver a range of water projects and programmes across the UK with flexible working.

Owing to the complex nature of the works involved, this role will be most suited to Project Managers from a civil, mechanical, ICA, electrical or process engineering background, ideally with previous water sector experience. NEC experience and accreditation is also preferred.

My clients Project Managers handle commissions of varying sizes, depending upon the complexity of the project, typically, projects fall within the £1m to £10m value range.

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE:

  • To deliver Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for end to end service delivery.
  • To provide support on major Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for an aspect of service delivery, Client liaison, strategic planning or stakeholder management.
  • To assure that client objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate quality standards.
  • Supporting clients as they transition to Net Zero and deal with wider changes to make themselves more sustainable.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Typically, the role will involve the following accountabilities:

  • Taking a leading role in interfacing with the Client, other consultants, and managing stakeholders at all project stages
  • Preparing and maintaining definitions of project requirements
  • Helping to establish the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost, quality, technical and performance parameters
  • Establishing effective project governance, assurance, processes and systems to be utilised throughout project
  • Preparing and maintaining schedules of activity, including producing the master project plan
  • Managing the development of the project in accordance with approved plans and targets
  • Developing and implementing resource plans and procurement of resources
  • Leading and facilitating the overall cross-functional project team
  • Monitoring and applying performance management techniques
  • Managing the change control process
  • Developing and agreeing budgets and controlling forecast and actual costs against them
  • Managing the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications
  • Identifying and monitoring project risks and planning and implementing risk mitigations
  • Preparing formal project progress and other reports
  • Financial management of commission, forecasting of monthly spend, changes and risks
  • Advising the client regarding Health & Safety and Environmental issues and risks

Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified, preferably in an infrastructure related subject (i.e. STEM, legal, commercial, environmental management, etc.)
  • Preferred if you are working towards or have achieved chartered/qualified with ICE, APM, RICS etc
  • NEC3/ NEC4
  • APMP / PRINCE 2 qualified.
  • Preferred if experience is in a complex stakeholder environment
  • Ability to be mobile across the south is a necessity when required to

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This family owned and run regional contracting business have increasingly secured forward workload contracts in the West London to Thames Valley region. As a result they have targeted the need to recruit a Project Quantity Surveyor to join their operational delivery team.

Initially they will need an autonomous QS to commercially head up a £2M extension to an existing school in Ealing, West London. This is set to commence in April and will involve a confined site, including piling and a 2 story steel frame build. This is a Traditional JCT contract with a 35 week programme so you will be expected to head up pre construction procurement & valuations and post contract commercial management of packages through to completion of final account. You will liaise with the client and their representation, all sub contractors and consultants, reporting to a Commercial Director

The Company are a regional main contact organisation based in the Thames Valley so it is important to understand future contracts could be in the Berkshire / Hampshire and Surrey region. An ideal location will be that you reside west of West London to ensure you are well placed for future contracts.

We require:

  • Commercial qualifications
  • main contract pedigree
  • JCT form of contract understanding
  • Track history of autonomously delivering the commercial elements to projects up to £5M
  • Ideal location residing in the M4 corridor region with access to West London

In return you are joining a highly regarded family business, a company which pride themselves on employer / employee relationships, truly portray a reward and inclusion culture. Above all they remain a successful trading entity which are set for growth in the coming years.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

This family owned and run regional contracting business have increasingly secured forward workload contracts in the West London to Thames Valley region. As a result they have targeted the need to recruit a Site Manager to join their operational delivery team.

Initially they will need an autonomous Site Manager to head up and run a £2M extension to an existing school in Ealing, West London. This is set to commence in April and will involve a confined site, including piling and a 2 story steel frame build. This is a Traditional JCT contract with a 35 week programme so you will be expected to lead the site set up and drive the post contract delivery, liaise with the client and their representation, reporting to a visiting contracts manager.

The Company are a regional main contact organisation based in the Thames Valley so it is important to understand future contracts could be in the Berkshire / Hampshire and Surrey region. An ideal location will be that you reside west of West London to ensure you are well placed for future contracts.

We require:

  • CSCS accreditation
  • SMSTS qualified
  • 1st aid trained
  • main contract pedigree
  • JCT form of contract understanding
  • Track history of autonomously leading and delivering projects up to £5M
  • Ideal location residing in the M4 corridor region with access to West London

In return you are joining a highly regarded family business, a company which pride themselves on employer / employee relationships, truly portray a reward and inclusion culture. Above all they remain a successful trading entity which are set for growth in the coming years.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Project Manager / Senior Project Manager – Water & Environment

London / South East

My client has an exciting opportunity for a number of Project Manager, to join their busy and expanding London Infrastructure business, supporting their clients deliver a range of water and Environment projects and programmes across London and the south of England.

Owing to the complex nature of the works involved, this role will be most suited to Project Managers from a civil, mechanical, electrical or process engineering background, ideally with previous water & Environment sector experience. NEC experience and APMQ accreditation is also preferred. Those with relevant project management experience to aligned Infrastructure engineering sectors considered.

Our clients Project Managers manage projects and programmes of varying sizes, depending upon the complexity of the project, typically, projects fall within the £1m to £10m value range.

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE:

  • To deliver Project Management Commissions on behalf of end clients, taking responsibility for end to end service delivery.
  • To provide support on major Project Management, taking responsibility for an aspect of service delivery, Client liaison, strategic planning or stakeholder management.
  • To assure that client objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate quality standards.
  • Supporting clients as they transition to Net Zero and deal with wider changes to make themselves more sustainable.

Key Activities

Typically, the role will involve the following accountabilities:

  • Taking a leading role in interfacing with the Client, other consultants, and managing stakeholders at all project stages
  • Preparing and maintaining definitions of project requirements
  • Helping to establish the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost, quality, technical and performance parameters
  • Establishing effective project governance, assurance, processes and systems to be utilised throughout project
  • Preparing and maintaining schedules of activity, including producing the master project plan
  • Managing the development of the project in accordance with approved plans and targets
  • Developing and implementing resource plans and procurement of resources
  • Leading and facilitating the overall cross-functional project team
  • Monitoring and applying performance management techniques
  • Managing the change control process
  • Developing and agreeing budgets and controlling forecast and actual costs against them
  • Managing the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications
  • Identifying and monitoring project risks and planning and implementing risk mitigation’s
  • Preparing formal project progress and other reports
  • Financial management of commission, forecasting of monthly spend, changes and risks
  • Advising the client regarding Health & Safety and Environmental issues and risks

Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified, preferably in an infrastructure related subject (i.e. STEM, legal, commercial, environmental management, etc.)
  • Preferred if you are working towards or have achieved chartered/qualified with ICE, APM, RICS etc
  • NEC3/ NEC4
  • APMP / PRINCE 2 qualified.
  • Preferred if experience is in a complex stakeholder environment
  • Ability to be mobile across the south is a necessity

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Programme Design Manager

Permanent – £80,000 + package, including bonus.

My client is looking to strengthen their Engineering team with a Programme Design Manager for one of their joint venture frameworks. With flexibility in working some days from home through the week, this role will be based at either near Brighton or Chatham office managing multiple projects across the South-East region.

You will be responsible for a programme of Design works and design manager of need through optioneering, solution development, detail design and construction support.

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • To lead a team of discipline design engineers in the development of wastewater technical solutions from initial need statement through optioneering, solution development, value engineering, detail design and construction support.
  • Ensure affordable design solutions are developed within project budget and solution risk is appropriately managed and communicated throughout the solution development process.
  • Establish collaborative working relationships with the client, design teams, construction staff and supply chain representatives to promote buildability and supply chain efficiency in design outputs.
  • Ensure sustainable design solutions completed in accordance with CDM Regulations
  • Provide design solutions that meet all the requirements of the programme’s systems and governance procedures.
  • Agree design budgets, monitor performance against the budget and provide forecast costs to completion for individual projects.
  • Record, monitor and control design changes in order to maximise cost efficiency.
  • Establish and agree design costs and programme timescales with the Programme Manager.
  • Organise the work required and document the Design Management Plan / Project Execution Plan.
  • Deliver the design stage outputs of each project within the agreed timescale and budget.

About The Candidate:

  • Experience of technical project delivery in a design-build environment
  • Experience in the Wastewater Treatment Industry
  • Experience in leading and managing multi-disciplinary design teams
  • Degree in an engineering-related discipline
  • Must be delivery-driven with the ability to set targets, manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams to deliver to time, cost and quality objectives

About The Company

My client is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centers, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks.

They create opportunity by inviting, embracing, and celebrating difference.

Their goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop their employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that they have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Design Manager

Permanent – £60,000 – £70,000 + package

Contract may also be considered – Up to £425 p/day Inside IR35.

My client is looking to strengthen their Engineering team with two Design & Technical Delivery Managers to work on one of the joint venture frameworks they are involved on. This role will involve a hybrid option of working where you will be in the office and working from home throughout the week working on projects situated near Maidstone. This role is being considered ideally on a permanent basis however they will also consider individuals looking for contract.

You will be responsible for delivering engineering solutions at a project / tranche level from initial definition of need through optioneering, solution development, detail design and construction support.

You will report directly to the Head of Engineering and the responsibilities will include:

  • To lead a team of discipline design engineers in the development of wastewater technical solutions from initial need statement through optioneering, solution development, value engineering, detail design and construction support.
  • Ensure affordable design solutions are developed within project budget and solution risk is appropriately managed and communicated throughout the solution development process.
  • Establish collaborative working relationships with the client, design teams, construction staff and supply chain representatives to promote buildability and supply chain efficiency in design outputs.
  • Ensure sustainable design solutions completed in accordance with CDM Regulations
  • Provide design solutions that meet all the requirements of the programme’s systems and governance procedures.
  • Agree design budgets, monitor performance against the budget and provide forecast costs to completion for individual projects.
  • Record, monitor and control design changes to maximise cost efficiency.
  • Establish and agree design costs and programme timescales with the Programme Manager.
  • Organise the work required and document the Design Management Plan / Project Execution Plan.
  • Deliver the design stage outputs of each project within the agreed timescale and budget.

About The Candidate:

  • Experience of technical project delivery in a design-build environment
  • Experience in the Wastewater Treatment Industry
  • Experience in leading and managing multi-disciplinary design teams
  • Degree in an engineering-related discipline
  • Must be delivery-driven with the ability to set targets, manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams to deliver to time, cost and quality objectives

About The Company

My client is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centers, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks

They create opportunity by inviting, embracing, and celebrating difference.

Their goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop their employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that they have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Below Ground Water Strategy Manager

£40,000-£55,000

Hybrid Working – Covering Thames Valley

My client is looking to expand their Engineering & Asset team by bringing in a Below Ground Water Strategy Manager covering the Thames Valley patch ie Reading, Swindon and West London area with the option of hybrid working.

What you’ll be doing:

As the Below Ground Water Strategy Manager, you’ll be responsible for developing and driving the company’s long-term water network asset management strategy, including the development of their strategy to manage trunk and distribution main assets and their plans to achieve key performance commitments such as leakage reduction targets.

You’ll be responsible for leading investment scenarios and making strategic choices for PR24.

A key part of this role will be to lead and coordinate the company’s long-term vision for how the London water network will operate up to 2100, identifying strategic investment ahead of need and developing the appropriate evidence base to support the business case.

You’ll assist Operations and the wider asset planning team in the development of water network strategies to deliver company performance commitments in AMP and maintain an overview of key risks to our long-term goals and investment priorities.

You’ll also assist the regulatory reporting process each year, ensuring the data we provide externally is accurate and has been collated in line with established methodologies.

Day to day accountabilities include:

  • Developing the company’s long-term water network investment planning strategies
  • Working closely with external bodies to promote collaborative working
  • Leading the development and delivery of the trunk and distribution mains strategies
  • Supporting Operations in the development of water network strategies to meet company performance commitments
  • Providing an overview of the key long term water network risks and investment priorities in the water network service
  • Leading and developing asset management and analytical thinking and developing key staff capability to ensure business continuity and effective succession planning

You will have:

  • Have excellent relationship, communication, and influencing skills, to clearly interact with stakeholders
  • Have wide experience of the operational business and understanding of business functional operations
  • Be educated to degree level or have outstanding role-specific knowledge in the water industry
  • Be a credible leader with the drive and energy to deliver, lead and support teams
  • Deliver exceptional strategies through an enthusiastic and positive approach, taking accountability for your role while working accurately and flexibly within a busy team
  • Be a strategic thinker who has a strong engagement style and good communication skills
  • Have sound judgement, be resolute, and hold an excellent decision-making track record
  • Be an adaptable collaborator who can facilitate change across the business

Information about the client:

My client is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. They make a daily difference to their millions of customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km’s of pipes, to keep taps flowing and toilets flushing. They are an essential service and have operated throughout the Covid19 pandemic.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

A regional main contracting business have identified the need to recruit a Contracts Manager to head up project delivery within their Residential contracting unit.

As a division the residential team have seen turnover double in the past year, they have 6-8 live projects running at any given time with values ranging from £2M-£26M in value. Projects operate in an hours radius of their Bucks HQ and are predominantly procured on a single stage tendered basis. Primarily Design & Build form of contract with repeat business clients within Housing Association, Local Authority and Charitable Trust organisations.

What we are looking for?

  • We have been tasked to identify a proven manager who has a pedigree of residential project delivery, with most importantly a recent employment history with main contractors as opposed to residential developers.
  • You will be proven in full life cycle project delivery with D&B schemes ranging in value to c£20M
  • You will be searching for career progression and see the next logical step being into Contracts Management, whilst having your eye on targeting the opportunity to take leadership responsibility for the Residential sector.
  • Full lifecycle project capabilities from tender stage to completion, comfortable taking a client facing role and adept in people management skills.
  • You will reside in a location which is central to the Thames Valley / West London region

Whats in it for you?

  • Secured and guaranteed workload with a healthy forward order book of contracts
  • Projects ranging upwards to £25M in value
  • Career progression opportunity both as Contracts Manager but more importantly in future progression into Divisional Management
  • Highly competitive remuneration opportunity
  • Autonomy and Support

This opportunity comes with real and tangible personal career progression opportunities. If you are keen to target a role within a progressive and inclusive organisation, a business which truly value their staff and welcome the opportunity for organic growth, this is the role you are looking for.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

I am currently seeking a Senior Planner to join a Principal Contractor in their Construction division. The company has grown year on year after winning large new build commercial and residential Construction schemes, along side refurbishment and reactive maintenance works.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of Senior is to lead the preparation and maintenance of integrated and co-ordinated project programmes, enabling resource and material requirements to be forward planned to meet project deliverables, using Asta software. The postholder will be expected to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of the delivery team and also deal with multiple clients directly and professionally.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, the Senior Planner will be expected to work autonomously and independently, setting high personal standards and delivering reports in a timely and accurate manner to the project team and client alike. He/she will also be expected to manage/mentor less experienced staff within a dynamic project environment.

You will ideally have prior expertise in Residential or Commercial Construction.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop comprehensive, logic linked, project programmes for projects incorporating resource loading/forecasting, materials planning, cost-loading and earned value forecasting and reporting.
  • Continuously monitor the programmes prepared to accurately reflect progress and maintain accurate earned value and resource data for internal and external purposes.
  • Identify critical paths and ensure action plans are developed and implemented to maximise project quality, cost and delivery objectives.
  • Through accurate reporting on Work Package progress, co-ordinate all functional activity on the project and ensure that problems and bottlenecks are anticipated and resolved in a timely manner to prevent negative impact on the project.
  • Provide regular reports and feedback to management on key issues and focus areas. This includes weekly dashboards, incorporating (but not limited to) Project Issues, Key Risks, Programme movement and recovery plans, Client Issues and Change.
  • Lead the preparation of any high level strategic programmes as required for use when meeting the client and/or Internal Management (Plan on a Page).
  • Through active dialogue with Work Package Managers and the Project Manager, ensure that the project programmes will deliver customer and contractual requirements to time and cost.
  • Conduct regular project co-ordination meetings on the status of the project with specific reference to engineering activity, sourcing, quality, cost and delivery.
  • Support the Planning Manager with business requests and auditing the programmes against the planning procedure / work instruction.
  • Ensure all programmes under their control are updated and reviewed in line with the planning processes, including PMS updates.
  • Ensure all reports from their planning team are produced to a high quality and to agreed deadlines. This role will be measured against the timeliness and accuracy of reporting.
  • Undertake all staff management duties for their team, including undertaking relevant Performance Management and People Review activities.
  • Travel when required to other sites across the country.
  • Occasional weekend/bank holiday cover for any major commissionings.
  • Comply with and undertake all relevant Environment, Health and Safety measures and activities.

Essential:

  • Extensive experience in a project planning / scheduling role, including resource and cost-loading / forecasting.
  • Extensive experience and expert knowledge of Asta.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate well and build relationships
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Educated to at least A Level Standard.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a business process environment with an emphasis on project delivery (contractor side).
  • Understanding and experience of Earned Value Management.

Desirable:

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Demonstrable people management skills and experience.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Extensive experience of Earned Value Management.

Please contact Joe Moss if you would like to hear more information about this opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.