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About the role Shape a career to be proud of as part of an award-winning team. Our team shapes projects that connect communities and impact daily life for millions. Join our Regional Scotland team as a Construction Manager with experience of complex large scale building structures (Healthcare / Education) to build new futures. Own your career, and you can build something to be proud of at Balfour Beatty. By joining our well-established construction teams working on our significant future pipeline of large-scale projects in Inverness. You will work with true experts who’ll share their knowledge and provide support, encouragement, and invaluable feedback so you never stop learning. Bring us your capability, and we’ll help you take it much, much further. What you'll be doing As a Construction Manager you will take ownership of and lead the construction activities on the scheme, ranging from briefings, RAMS, putting people to work, managing all subcontract works on site, managing the site... managers (subordinates) and ensuring the project is run safely, and to programme. You will present the progress onsite at monthly MPR reviews and report to Project Manager and liaise with other key members of the team such as QS/Design/Planning Who we're looking for As a Construction Manager, you will have the following accountabilities: Leading the project team and manage the supply chain to deliver projects to time, cost and quality targets and standards.

Ensure Safety Targets And Standards Are Maintained By

Knowing what safety excellence looks like and communicate safety with passion and credibility in order to inspire, motivate and lead the project team to achieve the vision.

Fostering a Continuous Improvement Culture By Actively Seeking Input From All Members Of The Project Team And Encouraging Them To Implement Safety Improvements. Ensure Sustainability Targets And Standards Are Achieved By

Knowing what safety excellence looks like and communicate safety with passion and

Actively engaging with the customer to understand and deliver their key sustainability objectives.

Promoting Sustainable Solutions around all operations, particularly those related to efficient management of Waste, Energy and Water

Leading effective Community Engagement Plans and Skills Programmes where required Ensure that project plans and schedules are robust and optimise project resources and timescales and are communicated effectively to the project team

Manage Sub Contractors, including monitoring of contractor attendance and progress; providing direct instruction and support as necessary such that contractual arrangements are achieved.

Participate with the management of internal/external design team/consultants to meet project deadlines under supervision from a Contract or Project Manager if required

Appreciate the commercial implications and drivers within the construction process and incorporate these into decision making working closely with the Project Surveyor

Liaise with the Project Manager or Contract Manager to ensure they are fully aware of project progress and is notified of all financial, specification and time risks ensuring that all additional work is identified

Assist with people management and resourcing of the project

Proactively assist with managing the customer relationship during delivery, including change and decision making to effectively manage expectations

Ensure the Company and Divisional procedures and policies are followed by the relevant teams, i.e. the Business Management System, including the Process Operating Model

Ensure Defects and any post completion issues, if applicable, to maintain a positive customer relationship and repeat business performance levels are managed

Embrace learning and development opportunities

Live the Balfour Beatty Values

Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm

Support the delivery of CSUK’s Sustainability activities The following traits / qualifications are essential to be successful in this role Previous Construction Management experience within the relevant industry is required.

Ability to communicate effectively is required in order to manage customer relationships, in addition to planning and organisation skills to deliver operational excellence and efficiency.

Effective leadership skills, including experience of leading teams and confidence in the ability to lead, influence and communicate with others to deliver targets are required.

Financial awareness is required to deliver targets, with a desire to continuously improve safety and sustainability performance.

An appropriate and valid CSCS card is required. Why work for us Day in, day out, our teams deliver some of the UK’s most ambitious, exciting and meaningful projects; developing, building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that supports national economies and strengthens communities. Why join us? 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 more… About us From Dunfermline’s tramways in 1909 to highland hospitals today, Balfour Beatty has been trusted for over a century to deliver the complex and critical infrastructure and iconic buildings Scotland relies on. We have the people, knowledge and experience to safely deliver projects right first time, maximising value for money and ensuring a positive social impact and inclusive economic growth for local communities. Our award-winning sustainable projects, including active travel, Passivhaus and retrofit, demonstrate our commitment to supporting Scotland’s transition towards net zero in the built environment. Diversity and inclusion 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


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