Section Manager
Balfour Beatty
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
4d ago

About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci is recruiting for a Section Manager working on HS2 based in Birmingham. Working as part of our Tunnels team you will manage a team of Sub Agents, Section Engineers, site engineers, supervisory staff, plant teams and specialist subcontractors.

You will have responsibility for a section of works including Heavy Civils, Excavations, Bulk Earthworks, Concrete Structures etc.

What you'll be doing

  • Managing targets and monitoring performance of Key Performance Indicators in line with the project objectives
  • Taking a lead of Health and Safety changes with the team and supply chain and implanting a culture for change when required
  • Keeping up to date with changes in legislation and making sure this information is communicated to the team effectively
  • Ensuring the technical and contractual requirements are compliant, especially with regards to Health & Safety and Environment
  • Managing the resources allocated to the Works Section and identifying opportunity for development and training
  • Conducting site audits and coordinating the implementation of quality assurance and control plans for self-delivery activities, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Coordinating the overall Handover Documentation and Procedures for Section
  • Actively participating and reporting progress in the weekly team leader and project review meetings to review strategic performance on site
  • Managing subcontractors and suppliers and advising on commercial aspects / preferred attendances and operational risks
  • Who we're looking for

  • A formal qualification in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Previous experience as an Agent or managing teams of engineers and site staff
  • Previous experience working on projects in utilities, earthworks, heavy structures or drainage
  • Why work for us

    Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe : HS2.

    We are building the West Midlands section of HS2's Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire.

    We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground breaking project.

    Diversity and Inclusion : We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.

    We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities.

    Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

    Flexible working : Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations.

    Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people's personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you.

    Disability confident : We care about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse set of backgrounds and experiences.

    BBV is Disability Confident committed and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.

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