Project Manager

  • Job Reference: 210371
  • Date Posted: 15 February 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: St. Austell, Cornwall
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager - SWW Engineering x 2

Location: Cornwall & Devon

Business Area: Kier Utilities

Contract: Permanent

From Telecomms to Power, from Lands End to John O'Groats.

Imagine working with a team trusted to build and deliver some of the UK's most innovative projects in Science, Technology, Defence, Rail, Retail, Energy, Government and the Arts. Now come and enjoy the reality with Kier Group - a company where you can develop your future, shaping the world for everyone.

Kier Group is one of the Top 3 utility providers here in the UK - helping connect, heat and power the country from Lands End to John O'Groats. Our sector expertise stretches across telecoms, gas and water, working with emerging technologies to the most exacting standards of safety and quality. What does it take to join this team that keeps water running for over 15 million homes and businesses, maintaining 65km of gas pipes and installing one million metres of fibre optic cable every year? It takes people like you.

In this exciting role you will be responsible for a team of Engineers & Managers completing the entire project life cycle of, scoping, tendering, planning and managing our SWW Engineering Design & Build opportunities.

Experience and a proven track record of project scoping & delivery, including client interview & data collection ensuring their needs and requirements are met is essential to enable the team to succeed.

We require decisive coordination & the ability to prioritise labour allocation whilst maintaining the supply of plant & materials is essential for this role. Also ensuring compliance with Kier temporary works procedures whilst carrying out the activities to the required standards & keeping within programme and budget.

You will also be responsible for liaising with the South West Water Project Management Team for both project allocation & the ongoing delivery programme.

As well as this, you will help to identify and resolve problems which arise from any technical site issues in liaison with the Area Operations Manager & Design Team.

What we need from you?

Ideally the successful candidate will hold Eusr Water Hygiene & Water Passport, a current SMSTS accreditation, Managers CSCS and NRSWA Supervisors card. Desirable qualifications would include Temporary Works Supervisor and Coordinator, First Aid at Work & Confined Space (medium risk).

You will also need a full valid UK driving licence.

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:

In return we will give you a competitive reward and benefits package including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car
  • 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
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
So what are you waiting for? Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

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 8/03/2021