Managing Agent

Balfour Beatty
13 Feb 2018
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type

About the role:

Balfour Beatty Living Places provides highways maintenance, street lighting and public realm services to local authorities, helping to create places where people want to live, work and play.

We have an opportunity for a Managing Agent to join our Living Places business unit to work in Warwickshire. You will be working within a dedicated team delivering multiple projects in and around the county.

What you'll be doing:

As a Managing Agent, you will:

  • Embed a culture of Zero Harm
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory and company procedures across all the functions, H & S specifically
  • Be responsible for liaison with the clients to understand available budgets and works required to be delivered within any financial year
  • Manage effective resources to meet the workload demand, ensuring that resources are utilised in line with the programme of works
  • Liaise with sub-contractors to cascade scope of works, obtain sufficient resources for delivery
  • Support the delivery of winter service provision

What we're looking for:

You will:

  • Have experience of working on a Highways Maintenance Contract
  • Understand of emergency and winter service operations (NVQ Qualification)
  • Have Commercial Awareness - understand cost of doing business, SLAs and KPI;
  • Understand of basic works programming
  • Have good interpersonal skills; communication, can provide clear direction,
  • Demonstrate excellent organisational skills & adaptable to changing situations