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Works Delivery Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Works Delivery Manager
Location: Wigan
Salary / Benefits: negotiable depending on experience.
Start Date: immediate start available.

Company Information:
My client are a long established and highly successful civil engineering contractor specialising in railway engineering. They are a primary contractor for Network Rail delivering a diverse range of projects from earthworks and embankment stabilisation schemes to major structural projects such as footbridge replacements and bridge refurbishments.

Main Responsibilities
- The Works Delivery Manager will be responsible for the management of multiple Network Rail and rail related infrastructure contracts to requisite performance criteria, including planned and reactive works.
- You will be proficient in the requisition of major items of temporary works and permanent works materials, sub-contractors, plant and equipment necessary to achieve the contract delivery as per delegated levels of authority. Reporting to Senior Project Manager, the role will involve working on projects throughout the North West & Central Region, reporting into the local depot.
- In order to carry out some of the main functions of the role, you will also need to have an excellent understanding of design drawings and a commercial awareness of cost monitoring and cost value reconciliation.
- Liaising with the Client on a day-to-day basis is also a key part of this position, so we are looking for someone who is able to confidently maintain and develop client relationships (including third parties) on the basis of mutual trust and high standards of contract performance.
- Providing guidance and practical advice to site personnel for the competent execution of the contract works.
- Promoting and implementing site specific management plans to ensure site activities comply with CML Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Policies.
- Preparing site works package plans and contract plans to achieve, as a minimum, the Client's requirement and specification.
- Liaising with the contract manager and commercial team regarding any estimates, technical queries, where there may be concerns.
- The acceptance, control and reconciliation of temporary works and permanent works materials and equipment necessary to achieve the contract works, in accordance with the planned activities.
- Reviewing completed works with the site supervisor to ensure all works are completed satisfactory and that all project documentation is present/ correct.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have experience of the CAM Framework, however for the right person, railway, management and construction experience (including smaller projects involving multiple disciplines) would be preferable. Other skills and qualifications we would look for for this role include:
- C.E Qualifications
- Management Qualifications
- Health & Safety Qualification
- Full, clean drivers license

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