Civils Agent Thames Water

  • Job Reference: 203705
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Civils Agent

Location: Thames Water operational business area

Business Area: Kier Utilities and Infrastructure JV- Thames Water

Better Together

Kier Utilities is one of the Top 3 utility providers here in the UK- helping to connect, heat and power the country from Lands End to John O'Groats. Our sector expertise stretches across the Telecoms, Gas and Water, working with emerging technologies to the most exacting standards of safety and quality.

Kier Infrastructure delivers some of the largest civil engineering projects in the UK, we successfully moved 5.6 million m3 of earth from the ground in Somerset for the installations of the nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C. We innovated using specialist equipment to tunnel under the streets of London for the Crossrail project and we are working now on High Speed Two- the UK's new largest infrastructure project connecting the UK.

What does it take to join a team that keeps water running for over 15 million homes and businesses and delivering outstanding innovative projects, time and time again?

It takes people like you.

Kier Utilities new joint venture with Kier Infrastructure have been successful in winning a new Capital Works Frameworks with Thames Water.

We are looking for an experience Civils Agent to lead our team on these multi-disciplined, Design & Build Frameworks cover projects on Infrastructure (below ground assets) and Non-Infrastructure (above ground assets), for construction and refurbishment of operational treatment, collection or distribution facilities.

Your key responsibilities will be driving Health and Safety performance and engagement within your area of work, whilst delivering forecast productivity and forecast commercial performance. You will oversee effective utilisation of direct and supply chain resources to meet the contract programmes, maintaining the quality standards set out in the project execution plan. You will develop a collaborative approach with, peers the client and end user staff, as well as other stakeholders to ensure the overall success of the project. Promoting cross division working with other members within the Framework to create a one-team ethos will be key, as you take full ownership and accountability for profit and loss, ensuring robust control of target costs and actual costs incurred, whilst creating programmes to plan and measure the day to day activities.

What do we need from you?

To be successful you will hold a SMSTS certificate, proven people and project management skills, a team leader with organisational skills along with commercial and contractual awareness. Due to the nature of the role you will also require a Full Driving Licence.

What will you receive?

Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture. In return, we will be offering you a competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes:

· Matched pension scheme up to 7.5%

· Free Life Assurance

· 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday)

· Access to a range of attractive flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles

· Two employee Share Scheme options

· Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)

· Employee Assistance Programme

· Private healthcare

· Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers

Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/ standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Let's keep our world working!

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

Kier is an inclusive employer

Closing date 25/01/2021