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Earthworks Manager-Hampshire

£70000 - £80000 per annum + car
South East
ROC Operations
26-03-2024 09:18 AM
Nigel Bewsher
My client are recruiting for a Earthworks Manager to ensure the smooth and efficient planning, management and resourcing of earthworks and enabling works contracts. Developing the operations teams to enable projects to be completed on time and to budget to the satisfaction of their clients.



Providing additional operational support where required for bid submissions and marketing content
Attending tender adjudications and advising on potential programme or cost risks
Ensuring contract programmes are developed and communicated by the contracts managers with any programme or commercial risks identified with mitigation actions agreed.
Contract Delivery

Reviewing contracting work load weekly and planning the resources required for each project
Reviewing and managing sub-contractor allocation and performance
Ensuring that the site teams are getting the right support and resources to achieve a successful contract outcome
Ensuring site teams are uploading and maintaining all relevant information needed for reporting and record keeping
Ensuring progress reports are being produced whilst assessing and evaluating performance
Providing technical and contractual support on site when needed.

Ensuring all works carried out comply with all current HSQE legislation and company management systems and policies.
Providing visible HSQE leadership whilst promoting and progressing safe working practices across all operations to minimise incidents and or injuries
Contributing to and influencing changes to company policies or procedures and monitoring compliance.

Ensuring project forecasts are developed with commercial team and Site managers
Ensuring that the commercial team and client are aware of any potential claim or variation
Reviewing contract performance with the commercial team to ensure financial targets are met on all projects
Supporting the commercial team with any contractual or legal matters which may occur
Reviewing and approving supplier and subcontract orders on the finance system
Our People

Managing the availability and recruitment of skilled operators and site management teams to ensure the capability exists to meet business requirements
Managing and motivating teams, setting clear expectations and ensuring feedback on individual performance is provided both informally and formally where required
Ensuring all operatives and site staff are fully trained and competent to complete their daily tasks in a safe and efficient manner.

Developing, managing and maintaining relationships with key clients, industry bodies and other external organisations to ensure that the company reputation is maintained and enhanced
Investigating and resolving customer issues.

Preparing and developing concise operational board reports which provide a true overview of operational and contractual performance on a monthly basis.

Experience in a similar role in contracts and operations management ideally within the enabling works sectors.
Ability to interpret employers' requirements, specifications, and contract documents.
Ability to interpret soil investigation information.
Demonstrated history of delivering earthworks and remediation projects
Ability to provide a clear picture on operational performance and identifying opportunities for improvement
Ability to be an effective communicator at all levels with strong presentation skills in front of a wide audience
Proven record of being an excellent team player, with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and push projects forward in a challenging commercial environment
Strong negotiation skills and knows when it is appropriate to push stakeholders to consider and resolve difficult issues
Ability to involve others in decisions and empower people to act whilst being clear about expectations
Ability to effectively utilise a range of software including the MS office suite and project programming systems.
Ability to work under your own initiative, determining the best course of action for the team and delegating as appropriate.

HNC or degree qualified in a construction related subject (desirable)
IOSH Managing Safety
Full UK driving licence

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