Construction Assurance Manager

  • Job Reference: 37754
  • Date Posted: 5 July 2024
  • Employer: idibu
  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £52,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The role of a Construction Assurance Manager in Capital Delivery is crucial for the success of Thames Water's water and Wastewater network developments. Your oversight of construction activities ensures work is delivered to the highest standards, from design to completion, in compliance with asset, safety, environmental, and quality standards.

In this role, you are crucial in safeguarding sites and processes, monitoring compliance with regulations, and ensuring efficient delivery while maximizing project benefits. Your expertise and attention to detail are essential for the seamless execution of these vital projects, which provide critical services to communities.

What you’ll be doing as a Construction Assurance Manager
  • Ensuring compliance with environmental requirements in asset design and delivery, monitoring delivery performance and working with contractors to address issues and improve.
  • Ensuring compliance with current CDM regulations.
  • Work closely with the Integration team to ensure project deliverables are clear and agreed upon by all stakeholders.
  • Support contractor and Operations liaison during the design process, promoting innovation, best practices, and compliance with quality standards.
  • Engage with Asset Management. Engineering and Operations: identify synergies and use lessons from previous projects to agree on the most effective solutions.
  • Support the assessment and appointment of contractors.
  • Work closely with the Integration team to ensure project deliverables are clear and agreed upon by all stakeholders.
  • Verify and approve project plans (Project Delivery Plan, Commissioning Plan, test plans).
  • Stress test contractor programmes and ensure compatibility with other projects and isolations.
  • Assess and report weekly progress against the programme.
This role will be based on a hybrid basis suitable to your home location within the Thames Water regions, so there must be flexibility to travel across the whole Thames Water region 2-3 days of their 36-hour week.

The successful candidate must drive and have access to a car, and this role comes with a £5.800 car allowance.

What you should bring to the role
  • Hold an engineering degree or substantial experience in a similar role.
  • Have knowledge of the technical review of project details.
  • NEBOSH General or Construction Certificate.
  • Understanding the development of design, construction and operation of infrastructure or non-infrastructure projects.
  • Understanding of performance and quality management.

What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary from £52,000 to £65,000 per annum.
  • 26 days holiday per year, increasing to 30 days per year, with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension – Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
  • Personal Medical Assessments – Open to all once a year.
  • Wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing.

Who are we?

At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We need to keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Working at Thames Water

At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.

We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.

Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.