Operations Manager HV and Civils

  • Job Reference: 203548
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Crawley, West Sussex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Operations Manager
Location: SPN Operational Area
Business Area: Utilities - Power - UKPN
Connecting people, powering the UK

Fixed Term Contract

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

Kier Utilities is a leading utility service provider with much of our work delivered within long-term Alliance and framework contracts. Our focus is on delivering efficiently through developing innovative ways of working to ensure excellence in service to our clients and their customers, whilst satisfying the regulators demand.

Working on an 8-year framework with UKPN who own and maintain the electricity cables in South East England and London we are part of an alliance comprising Wood Group, Morrison Utility Services and Clancy Docwra.

The role of Operations Manager will see you taking responsibility for the direction and management of multiple project delivery teams ensuring good profitability and the delivery of business plans in a timely and efficient manner throughout the Eastern Power Network.

What we need from you?

To be successful in the role you will be operationally and commercially aware with proven experience in a similar role within cabling and substation connections up to 132kv. You will have the ability to build strong client relationships with a good understanding of UKPN specifications and industry standards, particularly NEC 3 forms of contracts and Options A+C with EWN/CE process.

Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you'll enjoy the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

You can also expect a competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes:



  • Free Life Assurance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company Car
  • Access to our valuable pension scheme Matched up to 7.5%
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Two employee Share Scheme options
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping 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.

About Kier:

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. 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.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Let's shape your world together.


Closing Date for Applications: 25/01/2021