Construction Manager (HS2) - Birmingham, UK

03 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
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Job Description:

We are looking for a Construction Manager to supervise major infrastructure construction contracts to ensure the works are provided to standard and performance required in the works information. CH2M is a global leader in consulting, design and programme management. We love to tackle complex challenges, and we know that our best solutions come out of close, trusted partnerships with our clients and the communities we touch. Be a part of something Special: Every professional aspires to be part of something special, to innovate and to change the world for the better; leaving their ideas and visions imprinted in the landscape for future generations to wonder 'how' as they marvel at the scale & complexity in front of them. Here at CH2M we are fortunate to work towards this every day, enhancing the lives of the communities around us and greatly improving infrastructure for business and the economy to compete and thrive. Our Birmingham team have exciting opportunities across our portfolio including: High Speed 2, Programme Delivery Partner for Highways England, SMART/Major Motorways, Network Rail, Local Authority frameworks, Flood/Environmental frameworks and Major Ground Investigations. Key Responsibilities: • Provide advice and expertise at all stages of the construction planning process to various contractors to ensure that all relevant procedures and documentation for contractors to follow are current and up-to-date • Supervise contractors and related construction works, ensuring that infrastructure protection is established and that the works are undertaken in a safe and efficient manner to ensure that there are safe systems of work and environmental controls on site • Take an operational lead on interfaces with all external and internal stakeholders relating to project areas managed and establish and maintain relationships with key customers, including contractors, and key stakeholders in order to resolve issues quickly • Assist as required in the contribution to the overall construction plan by supervising planning of access, possessions and closures • Facilitate management of the client, supply chain and various stakeholders, and assist in the development and implementation of the delivery vision and strategy for the infrastructure programme, to ensure delivery per time, cost, quality, safety and environmental specifications • Work within an operational team to develop and implement business processes and performance across all activities to achieve business objectives and continuously improve performance • Conduct safety inspections of work sites when work is underway, to ensure that contractors comply with HS2 requirements, including all related HSE regulations and standards on site • Actively promote and embed Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work, and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI • Support the Senior Construction Manager and Senior Project Manager to develop and maintain working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, working collaboratively and influencing others to deliver objectives The Opportunity: CH2M are appointed as partners for nationally significant infrastructure projects where we work as an integrated team alongside our clients managing engineering and other professional services companies to deliver exciting schemes on time and within budget. Once in a lifetime opportunities to help deliver on world class projects. At CH2M, we are constantly striving to further enhance our team resources. We are therefore interested in experienced engineering, environmental & other project professionals, offering significant career prospects, competitive packages, benefits & share options. The opportunity is there to work alongside talented colleagues and collaborative senior management. We continually look to further enhance CH2Mers capability through diverse and challenging work as well as training, development plans & mentorships. The minimum qualifications for this position are: • Demonstrable record of managing the construction of complex, multi-disciplinary projects, preferably within rail construction • Proven construction experience gained across a range of large-scale projects, with a sound understanding of construction planning • Engineering qualification, preferably Civil, or equivalent experience • Excellent knowledge and understanding of relevant health and safety regulations and industry best practice • Knowledge and experience of site-based processes and procedures for health, safety, environmental and environmental management • Experience supervising and administering subcontractors • Effective communication skills and proven ability to work in the site environment • Proven ability to engage with, influence and manage contractors, sub-contractors and local external stakeholders to achieve the best outcome for the project • Excellent organisation skills and an ability to work under pressure to mee