• Assistant Delivery Manager

    Job Locations UK-East Sussex
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(25/05/2018 11:39)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    East Sussex Highways is a joint venture between Costain and CH2M which will bring together several aspects of highways maintenance, such as roads, pavements, drainage, street lights, traffic lights and structures that are currently run by outside contractors and the county council.


    Please note that the closing application for this role is 30th May 2018

    What will I be doing?

    • Support the OM and PM in the delivery of the Capital Works Programme through the 16 week process; ensuring jobs are safely and effectively delivered to the agreed timescales.
    • Excellent planning of works by supporting and enhancing an effective ETI process.
    • Challenge designs, provide knowledge of buildability and best practice.
    • Work closely with all stakeholders including the supply chain to ensure their needs are incorporated into ‘The Plan’ for each scheme.
    • Plan the resource for each job and create programmes where required detailing the phases of delivery.
    • Provide a competent review of subcontractor method statements and support compilation of the JV method statements with support from the operational team and SHE advise available on the contract.
    • Input knowledge and experience into the creation of effective Inspection Test Plans
    • Review the quality of works packs and ensure they are providing relevant, concise information for safe, effective delivery of quality work on site.
    • Embrace the ‘customer at the centre of all we do’ ethos to minimise the impact of our works on our communities through the quality of the planning and accuracy of the information provided to them.

    About you

    • Experience in road construction, highway maintenance and resurfacing
    • Driven self-starter as well as a great team player
    • Good problem solving skills, able to provide solutions
    • Able to prioritise and reprioritise tasks
    • Good understanding of works site delivery and buildability
    • Commercial and contractual awareness
    • Experience and knowledge of producing SHE documents and of CDM regulations
    • Traffic management experience
    • 5-day SMSTS qualification
    • Current holder of the NRSWA (Supervisors) Certificate
    • Computer literate in excel, word, outlook and database systems
    • CSCS Card
    • Valid drivers licence and able to drive

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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