General Foreman-Highways

Galliford Try
High Wycombe
Competitive salary + car/allowance +benefits
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Role Overview: We currently have vacancies for Foreman within our Highways division to work on Local Authority Highway schemes. We currently have a significant pipeline of work within both the Buckinghamshire region and the East Midlands (Grantham & Derby) with project values ranging from £6m-£15m. This is a great opportunity for skilled Highways professionals to be part of a successful and growing division of Galliford Try. Key Responsibilities: Responsible for delivery of Highway Maintenance Schemes within the business unit including Health and Safety, Financial and Quality Ensure site teams have the relevant / trained resource maintained to provide service of best in class Highways contractor Ensure the contract programme is prepared prior to commencement, reviewed and updated in line with the contract requirements for all schemes and issued to the client Manage the contract administration on Framework schemes, cost analysis and cost/value forecasts for monthly reconciliation and produce cost plan for review by the Construction Manager Liaison with internal and external customers, and to give technical advice and guidance Post contract, organise and co-ordinate the undertaking of maintenance work aswell as co-ordinating and controlling the initial set up including installing Company systems and procedures Work closely with the site Quantity surveyor to ensure valuations are submitted on time, ensuring the valuation is maximised Keeping to time and cost and meeting regulatory requirements Manage Claims, Site instructions, Variation Orders and Interim and Final Valuations (managing accruals/forecasts) Preparation of risk assessments, COSHH assessments and safety plans Identification and assessment of site or task specific risk assessments formulation of safe methods of working Maintain the culture whereby everyone is continually seeking to satisfy customer requirements Ensure systems are in place in order that quality of work is to the prescribed standards Maintain and enforce compliance with the current safety legislation and the Company’s Health and Safety Policy Appraise the risk to all company property under your control and install security levels commensurate to the relative values Experience and Qualifications: Considerable experience of site management within Highways and Civil Engineering required Thorough understanding of NEC / Target Cost Reimbursable and bespoke Framework Forms of contracts Excellent communication skills Able to forge excellent working relationships Effective manager of change In Return: We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package. With an ambitious strategy, we’re poised for further growth and success, so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you. About us: We are one of the UK’s leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 5,500 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression. Construction Division: As a major UK contractor our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors. The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate. It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments: Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions. Infrastructure Operating under Galliford Try in England and Wales and Morrison Construction in Scotland, we are a leading contractor on infrastructure projects in the public and regulated sectors. From highways and rail to renewable energy and water, delivering a specialist capability from concept and design through to project implementation and maintenance. Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community This job was originally posted as