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Pre-Construction Manager

11 May 2024
About the roleBalfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Pre-Construction Manager to join our Power T&D team, the successful candidate should live within a commutable distance to either our Derby or Maxim office.Power T&D is about to embark on a journey of unprecedented growth and has a series of Major Projects that will be developed through an initial Early Contractor Involvement/pre-construction phase;ECI and  pre construction  are  a  pivotal  stage  in  the  life  cycle  of  a  project  -  it  connects  business development  to    The  work  undertaken  during  this  period  influences  every  part  of  the delivery phase;   The Pre-Construction  Manager  will  be  involved  from  the  ECI  Phase  through  detailed  design, through to start on site; A key part of the role is to manage a seamless transition through the stages of our governance process - the Gated Lifecycle; This will  include  complying  with  governance,  ensuring  knowledge  transfer,  developing  robust proposals and managing risk; This newly created role is to focus on the successful execution of ECI and Stage One contracts for our key clients SSEN Transmission and National Grid Electricity Transmission; It will also require interface with the wider Power T&D to draw on expertise, facilitate knowledge sharing, and work towards setting market leading standardsWhat you'll be doingAct as the lead day-to-day point of contact for the customer on allocated project/s working alongside the operational lead who will own the delivery solution; Alongside the operational lead, they will guide and motivate the pre-construction/ECI team for given project/s; coordinating deliverables of the team from feasibility proposal, throughout pre- construction (design development and scope definition) to formulation of final submission to secure a delivery agreement for construction; Support development of win strategies to successfully transition projects from feasibility/ECI, to pre-construction, to successful award of main site works; Work hand-in-hand with the proposals team to ensure feasibility and delivery agreement submissions are always to a high standard; Working closely with the Design Lead(s); ensure that either customers or Balfour Beatty are discharging their Principal Designer obligations under CDM 2015; Prepare monthly reporting material and articulate key messages to internal and external stakeholders; Inform workload planning to ensure resources are identified for feasibility proposals and pre-construction services; Continually seek opportunities to integrate innovation into our feasibility and pre-construction process;  Assist project teams in the adoption of BIM Level 2 standards, 3D design and CGI modelling; Actively promote defects avoidance (designing out defects) and embed a structured method of lessons learnt within design and construction; Develop and implement a robust process to ensure projects are always ‘fit to start’ on site. Support during construction mobilisation with handover to project lead for construction stage.  Lead on ensuring that the client is supported with its estimating, planning and regulatory submissions, ensuring that lessons learned are carried from one project to another.Who we're looking forThe role requires an individual who is organised, able to manage a broad range of stakeholders and implement strategies to overcome technical challenges; They will have the ability to bring the best out of the pre-construction team while drawing on the capability of other colleagues in the region and the wider business; The individual will be from an infrastructure background; with key attributes of technical civil engineering and/or electrical engineering capability combined with a collaborative mindset; The individual will be motivated by working in an environment with highly skilled colleagues where continuous improvement and teamwork are part of business as usualWhy work for usDay in, day out, our teams deliver some of the UKs most ambitious, exciting and meaningful projects; developing, building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that supports national economies and strengthens communities.As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasn't rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You'll have the freedom to shape the package that's right for you and your life. Here are some of our key benefits:- Smart working, giving you more flexibility such as staggered start and finish times, with up to 40% remote working, where roles allow.- 25 days paid annual leave (pro rata)- Family friendly policies which include 28 weeks full pay for maternity/adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity/partners leave- Pension, share incentive plan, volunteering leave, recognition schemes and much moreAbout usBalfour Beatty's Power Transmission & Distribution teams work with regional, national and international electricity network owners and operators to provide technical engineering solutions across the full spectrum of the electricity grid, including overhead lines, cabling, substations and distribution networks.From scoping and feasibility, to design, construction and on-going maintenance, our in-house experts, flexible resources and industry-leading innovations support customers in the development of some of the UKs most ambitious power transmission and distribution projects.At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit (url removed)/diversityandinclusionWe are a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. For more info, visit: https://(url removed)/We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all. 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  • Job Reference: 1321910534-2
  • Date Posted: 11 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Balfour Beatty UK
  • Location: Derby
  • Salary: On Application