Posted September 1, 2022

Utilities Contracts Manager

  • Employer Kier
  • Location London
  • Salary Competitive plus benefits

Imagine working in a team trusted to build and deliver some of the UKs most innovative projects in the Power and Gas industry. Now come and enjoy the reality – with a company where you can develop your future, shaping your world for everyone.

 

This role is an exciting opportunity to join an established team on a long-term collaborative Alliance agreement between Kier, UK-Power Networks, Morrison and Clancy. The ED1SON Alliance is charged with delivering a £1bn programme in the 2016-2023 ED1 regulatory period. Kier has been appointed to undertake cable, overhead line and substation infrastructure projects across the Southern and Eastern Power Networks regions. Project values typically range from £500k to £10m.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Reporting into the Framework Manager the Contracts Manager will monitor and control the contracts, ensuring Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality compliance in accordance with Kier’s Operating Framework, Project Lifecycle Management, and IMS. You will ensure that contract documents are accurate and well maintained and maintain excellent working relationships with clients to ensure their needs are met. The role will identify opportunities to improve contractual processes and devise plans to implement these changes, ensuring projects are programmed in P6 to a level of detail necessary for operational teams to deliver the projects and that the programmes are contractually compliant.

 

What do we need from you?

As Contracts Manager you will hold relevant qualifications and have experience in a similar construction environment with excellent people and contract management skills. You will have full understanding of current Health & Safety Legislation, including HSWA and CDM Regulations and have excellent NEC3 contractual and commercial awareness as well as knowledge of target cost contracts including the Early Warning and Compensation Event mechanisms. Must have strong computer skills and knowledge of common programmes such as Microsoft Office and P6.

 

At Kier, we’re proud to be able to offer our fantastic employees a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs.

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), together with two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan).

Some of our other benefits include:

- New and enhanced family friendly policies with 8 weeks paternity leave, 26 weeks maternity leave, pregnancy loss leave, surrogacy leave, and important guidance on the menopause and the support we can offer

- Kier’s Green Car Scheme

- 24/7 virtual GP service for you and your family, as well as 4x Life Assurance as standard, with the option for Partner Life Assurance cover

- A huge range of deals and discounts at many your favourite brands

To apply online click here.

Find out more here / https://www.kier.co.uk/careers/rewards-benefits.

 

Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. Take a look here to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion. If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these by emailing InclusiveRecruitment@kier.co.uk.

 

Closing Date: 27th September 2022

 

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

 

Recruitment agencies – we are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters. The recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL should we require assistance. For further information, visit our careers help page.

 

Paula Milsom

Paula Millsom
Recruitment Advisor

paula.millsom@constructionenquirer.com
07939 152081

Grant Prior

Grant Prior
News Editor

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07775 870 417

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