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Pre Construction Manager - Ground Engineering

Employer
Balfour Beatty United Group Limited
Location
Derby, DE1
Closing date
Dec 12, 2022

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Specialty
Construction Engineering
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Organization Type
Construction
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Our innovative thinking shapes our industry; equipping the world for tomorrows challenges.

Join our Ground Engineering team as a Pre Construction Manager and you can contribute to tangible, worthwhile work you can be proud of.

What youll be doing

As a Pre Construction Manager, you will have the following accountabilities:
  • Lead and manage teams to combine to develop work winning bids (specifically estimating and design). Use the members of the teams to their strengths and ensure support from outside the bid teams is provided where necessary.
  • Support the Work Winning Manager in the assessment and allocation of tenders;
  • Win the budgeted workload for their pre-construction team based on the pipeline opportunities;
  • Meet and debrief all Clients at the start of the tender period;
  • Be the lead Client contact during the tender period;
  • Lead the strategy for the bid (level of input given, number of alternatives, budget or full tender) ;
  • Established a clear tender programme with a mid-bid review where required;
  • Manages the tender including: Scoping out the specific tender, deciding how it will be built, highlights our USPs, considers value Engineering, leads innovative solution development, manages and presents constraints and risk;

Who were looking for

The following qualities and experience are required to fulfil the requirements of this role:
  • To be qualified to degree level in civil engineering or similar or have substantial experience in piling and ground engineering operations and design.
  • Must have a valid CSCS card.
  • Experience of managing teams, have in depth technical and market knowledge of Ground Engineering and has as an ability to demonstrate a strong customer focus.
  • Able to work to and hit tight deadlines under pressure
  • Capable of communicating effectively to both their own team and to external stakeholders.
  • Sound presentational skills are required.
  • Puts aside personal agendas to work for the benefit of customers and suppliers and other stakeholders.
  • Clearly communicates ideas, plans and priorities to others. Makes communication a priority so there are no surprises.
  • Plans and organises resources to safely achieve maximum efficiency and output.
  • Delivers results consistently.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering offers a range of services across the construction sector, from piled foundations to ground improvement, testing and analysis. We have established our reputation through our integrated design approach to every project, from the small to the very large.

At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality.

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. Balfour Beatty is also 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.
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