At Griffiths, our people are our company. The way in which we treat people – both our employees and the communities in which we live and work – is a core value that has driven our continued growth over the past five decades. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry. We are a Welsh regional civil engineering and construction contractor with our head office based in Abergavenny. Operating out of regional centres across Wales and England we construct new roads, bridges and railways as well as maintaining existing developments.
In 2018, Griffiths became part of Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials business and a wholly owned subsidiary of CRH. Griffiths has over 1,000 employees operating across 100 sites or schemes at any given time.
We are currently looking to recruit a Framework Manager to join our team in South Wales on our Welsh Water Major Civils Framework.
We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.
Based on the Welsh Water Major Civils Framework, the Framework Manager will report to the Operations Director and has a responsibility to ensure that the Projects are accurately priced, delivered on time and to budget in a safe, environmentally friendly manner and to the high quality standards set by the Operations Director. They will also:
Engage with the Client, Designer and supply chain during the ECI phase, assisting the client in budget setting for upcoming projects.
Identify value Engineering opportunities and feel confident to challenge concept designs to derive the best Value, best Quality and Safest end product for the Client and end user.
Fully develop the ECI with Client and Designer to detailed design, building a Target Cost to ensure the schemes are priced accurately, risks are understood, costed and allocated to the most appropriate owner.
Develop and champion Carbon reduction during the ECI and construction phases of Projects
Develop and champion innovation of new plant and materials across all Framework activities.
Own and push progress across all projects, looking at alignments and efficiencies across the master programme of works so as to achieve a continuation of site works ensuring operations staff and fully utilized.
Become a Framework expert offering a high level of service to this key Client. Ensure Alun Griffiths comply with all Client and legal obligations throughout the duration of the projects.
Use the NEC Contract mechanisms to administer the Contract, issuing NCE’s, EW’s etc. in a timely manner, working with Client PM to minimise disruption, delay and increased costs to the projects.
Comply and implement the companies Integrated Management System procedures and guidance and promote its implementation with the Project Team
Develop and build upon a partnering working relationship with Welsh Water and Consultants and report any potential issues or opportunities to the Operations Director
The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for a candidate ideally with previous Project Management experience within an operational environment who possesses the following skills/experience:
Extensive experience of Civil Engineering industry particularly ideally with experience of working in the water sector.
Strong personal and organisational skills
Strong communication and IT skills
Good attention to detail
To be self-motivated and be able to prioritise and manage workload
To be responsive to the needs of internal and external customers and colleagues
Able to adopt and champion a partnering ethos across all stakeholders in the project and Framework lifecycle
Preferably a further education qualification e.g. Degree or HND/HNC (ideally relatable to Civil Engineering)
As part of Tarmac Griffiths offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives, and benefits:
- Car Allowance
- Enhanced holiday entitlement
- Contributory pension scheme
- Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
- Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
- Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female Voice, and Menopause
- Training and development opportunities
Interested? Why not click here to find out more? Go on… are you ready to build your future?
Tarmac, a CRH company, is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.
Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.
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