Graduate Delivery Manager – Highways

Kier Group is the UK’s leading construction business, shaping your world for a sustainable and positive future within the built environment.  We seek enthusiastic, collaborative and forward-thinking graduates to join us on our esteemed Graduate Development Programme.   

Make the journey to Kier to receive industry-leading mentorship and support, the opportunity to work on hugely notable, cutting-edge projects, and leave a legacy by developing your practical and theoretical knowledge surrounded by industry experts.   

Where you’ll work:

Kier Highways have designed over £1bn of projects in two years, managing and maintaining more tunnels for strategic roads in the UK than any other provider.  We design roads, bridges and intelligent transport systems, covering strategic and nationally important roads, and in total look after 50,000km of road network across the UK for Highways England, London Highways Alliance, Transport for London and several local authorities.

What you’ll do:

You will project manage the day to day management and delivery of highway improvement and road renewal schemes for the East Region Highways England contract. You will also co-ordinate and liaise with the design team and supply chain as required.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Check Method Statements, Risk Assessments and produce Construction Phase Plans
  • Produce works programmes and liaise with contractor to ensure programme dates are       met, overview of all commercial aspects relating to
  • Liaise and facilitate relationships with designers, contractors, stakeholders and client
  • Advise designers on buildability of designs and ECI
  • Manage all permits and approvals for the schemes
  • Assist in resolving Construction / Design issues
  • Arrange and chair progress meetings with contractors 
  • Ensure schemes are constructed in accordance to the approved design
  • Ensure workforce adhere to H & S and Environmental rules
  • Inspect TM layout of schemes and address items raised
  • Produce site documentation and ensure site inductions are done
  • Work to an agreed programme
  • Complete site audits
  • Provide as built and post construction information
  • Provide cost details for monthly forecasting

What you’ll receive and achieve: 

  • A committed and structured learning programme, with regular assessments
  • A social atmosphere where you’ll build relationships throughout the business
  • Practical, on the job training within your team of industry experts
  • Shadow multiple teams and achieve a rounded view of your desired discipline
  • Become part of some of the UK’s most high-profile projects
  • An honest work/life balance
  • Responsibility for your own achievements, taking control of project elements
  • Progression into the business to secure your future career
  • Support in achieving Chartership with the relevant professional body for your discipline

 The package:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Start your pension with our scheme (up to 7.5% matched)
  • Two exclusive share options
  • 26 days’ + 8 bank holidays
  • Kier Awards –be part of our annual award scheme.  You could be our next ‘Rising Star’!
  • Kier Rewards – get rewards and cash back to book your holidays and shop online

What you need to qualify:

We look for those who embody our company ethos, whilst academically you’ll have completed your degree (or about to), on course to achieve a 2.2 or above on a Civil or Structural Engineering related programme and accredited by a professional body. 

About Kier:

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Let’s shape your world together.

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