Site Agent (Civils/Water)

Alltek Recruitment
10 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About this Role:

A World leading Civil Engineering Contractor is looking to engage a Project Manager to work a part of a major Network Upgrade for Southern Water. Due to an influx of work coming through on the AMP6 framework they are recruiting for a number of individuals across sites on the South Coast in the counties of Hampshire and Sussex in particular.

Key Responsibilities:

Management and control of the project management aspects of projects

Encouragement and creation of a teamwork culture

Responsibility for the project management functions

Assistance in the procurement of subcontracts

To maximise profitability working within the requirements of the conditions of contract

Advice and assistance to the operations team in the project management of NEC3 contracts and subcontracts, logging effective communications, monitoring periods for reply and reminding operation staff as necessary

Provision of accurate and timely project reports and advice to the management team

Maintain project information to the contract

Ensuring the appropriate actions are taken to reduce or minimise commercial risk through the early warning and risk reduction process

Advice and assistance concerning notification of compensation events, assessments and submission of quotations, and the contractual procedure to take contractual differences up to the point of dispute crystallisation where appropriate

Advice and assistance regarding programme, acceleration, Key Dates and Completion Dates

Mentor and encourage all subordinate staff in their personal and professional development

As part of the overall management team take responsibility regarding health, safety and the environment

Predict, offer support and advise on effective management of risk

Seek opportunities to maximise value and minimise costs

Provision of accurate project reports

Monitor project performance against forecast

Maintain records and report in summary in relation to compliance with the actions that the Employer, the Project Manager, the Supervisor and the Contractor are required to take under the terms of the contract

Understanding of contractual requirements and recognition of variations as they occur whether formally instructed or otherwise and recognising the relevant conditions of contract

Provision of project management related information as required

Contribution to the effective management of NEC3

Experience and Qualifications:

Substantial, relevant experience covering project management and a sound understanding of project risks and mitigation measures within the Water industry

Thorough understanding of NEC3 conditions of contract

Demonstrable track record of work on NEC3 contracts being able to show personal contact with the actions required as part of the Contractor's or Project Manager's obligations under those contracts included in the track record

Procurement of subcontractors

Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (preferable)

Degree in Civil Engineering (preferable)

Registered with Institution of Civil Engineers as Accredited ECC Project Manager (preferable) or readiness to undertake examinations associated with attaining ICE ECC Project Manager Accreditation

Relevant CSCS card

Knowledge of company management systems including:

Commercial reports


Risk Management

Contractual knowledge in various forms of contract

Knowledge of current legislation


Ability to work in a team environment contributing across a business unit or area

Good management skills with the ability to motivate employees to achieve high standards of compliance

Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising standards and quality

Sound knowledge of the construction industry

Ability to work with senior management to set project and operational targets

Excellent negotiation and diplomacy skills and the ability to make a sound business case to senior stakeholders

The Benefits

As part of their excellent benefits package, they offer:

Competitive basic salary

Flexible benefit scheme

Company car or generous car allowance

Family Healthcare


About the Company/Client/Project:

A World leading Construction and Civil Engineering Contractor.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

SMSTS, First Aid, CSCS and significant Water & Waste experience with a leading Civil Engineering Contractor

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

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