Civils Manager

  • Basingstoke, UK
  • £50,000 - £55,000 per annum
  • Permanent

Job Title: Civils Manager

Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 d.o.e

Location: Basingstoke

Business Area: Utilities - Telecoms

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

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

It's taken a great deal for the companies Group to become one of the UK's Top 3 utility providers. It's taken people like you. Professionals who can help connect, heat and power over 15 million homes and businesses - in a team that works with emerging technologies to maintain 65km of gas pipes and install one million metres of fibre optic cable every year.

About The Role

The company is currently looking to recruit a Civils Manager to work on our delivery programmes in partnership with Openreach.

As the Civils Manager you will be part of our delivery team, responsible for providing leadership, direction, and development of the wider team.

The successful applicant would need to be from a strong telecommunications background, preferably with a proven track record in managing field operational teams in a delivery environment and with experience of working on the Openreach network. Experience on Fibre build programmes would be advantageous.

Key Responsibilities

As Civils Manager you will be responsible for the Project Management of civils delivery, underpinning the build of new Fibre network delivering to thousands of properties. Along with management of Supply chain resources and direct labour teams.

You will need to attend and chair all required meetings with client, internal stakeholders and delivery teams. Liaise with the local authorities to ensure appropriate notices and work programme agreements etc.

The role requires you to ensure coordination of work stack is in line with delivery programme, ensuring delays are minimised by resolving operational issues to enable swift job closure and invoicing. Ensuring prompt and accurate completion and return of relevant compliance documentation.

Ensuring relevant Health and Safety standards are followed and achieved. In this role you will lead and develop a team to successfully meet and exceed the companies expectations. Jeopardy managing of works to ensure that the required by date delivery and volume delivery targets are met. Ensure staff/operatives are regularly monitored and motivated to deliver the highest possible standards

What do we need from you?

You will be experienced in Telecommunications/ Utilities work with an in-depth knowledge of Openreach specifications & documentation is desirable and experience in Civils' delivery, ideally related to fibre network build programmes.

An excellent communicator with leadership skills, with the proven ability to build strong relationships and exceed client expectations. You will need to have the ability to motivate, manage and grow a successful team. A valid UK driving licence is required for this role.

Requirements

  • SSSTS or SMSTS (desirable)
  • NRSWA accreditation to supervisor (desirable)

What will you receive?

Benefits

5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.

  • Free Life Assurance
  • Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyle
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to the companies Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.

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