Risk Manager- SMART Motorways M1 Jct 13-16

Galliford Try
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
15 Dec 2017
25 Jan 2018
Note for Recruitment Agencies:

We prefer to hire directly, but we do have an approved supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.

Role Overview:
We are currently recruiting for a Risk Manager to join our hugely successful Highways division. You will be working on one of the biggest SMART Motorway schemes in the country. This role would be ideal for an individual who is currently working at PQS/ Commercial Manager level and who is now looking for progression.

Key Responsibilities:
Create and maintain a culture whereby everyone is continually seeking to satisfy their customers' requirements
Site Engineers will actively manage this initiative and will provide the environment, equipment, support and monitoring to continuously promote this ideal at all levels within the Company
Staff and Operative Development
Assist the team in planning, co-ordinating, maintaining and developing staff and operative levels to effectively undertake current and prospective workloads
Participate and actively encourage both Company training courses and on the job training
Monitor and record individual performances encouraging and disciplining as and when necessary
Keep abreast of Employment Law and Regulations
Site Management
Assist the team as required in the initial site set-up, actively installing Company systems and procedures
Rigorously apply effective planning techniques, methods analysis and controls to ensure the most effective and continuous use of Company resources
Financial Controls
Assist the team by compiling data to maximise cash collection and profitability
Participate in the implementation of strict financial controls on the payment of subcontractors, suppliers and operatives
Liaise and co-ordinate with all Head Office Departments to improve all levels of communication so as to benefit and develop overall Company objectives
Actively support the in maintaining and enforcing safety standards as required by statute and in accordance with the Company's Safety Policies
Assist in establishing and maintaining links with clients
Actively participate in generating a wider client base and produce feedback data to the Commercial Director

Experience and Qualifications:

  • You will have good, relevant and proven commercial experience within a construction environment
  • Ideally you will have experience in highway construction (Roadworks, Earthworks & Structures)
  • HNC/HND Qualification preferable
  • Flexible attitude to work
  • Trouble shooting/Problem solving skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills

In return:
We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

With an ambitious strategy, we're poised for further growth and success, so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you. W e will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

About us:
We are one of the UK's leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 5,500 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

Construction Division:
As a major UK contractor our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors. The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate. It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments: Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions.

Operating under Galliford Try in England and Wales and Morrison Construction in Scotland, we are a leading contractor on infrastructure projects in the public and regulated sectors. From highways and rail to renewable energy and water, delivering a specialist capability from concept and design through to project implementation and maintenance.

Infrastructure - Highways Sector
The Highways sector for GallifordTry focuses on highways related capital and maintenance works within England and Wales. It is responsible for delivering Frameworks and projects between £10 and £100m in value and targets key customers such as Highways England, Welsh Government and selected Local Authorities. This successful growing sector is set to deliver £90m of project and frameworks this year with ambitious plans to grow over the next 3 years building on recent successes such as the Midland Highways Alliance, Northumberland Street Lighting and Highways England's, Smart Motorway Programme. Be part of a successful team where opportunities to develop career will be available through the growth of the sector.

Galliford Try celebrates a diverse workforce and as an Equal Opportunities Employer, we welcome all applications

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