Inspections Discipline Lead
Inspections Discipline Lead
Atkins, Balfour Beatty and Egis Road Operations UK are part of a consortium, creating Connect Plus Services, a unique partnership with a collective strength in highways asset care from finance, through to design, build, maintenance as well as day to day operation.
As part of our 30-year remit to manage and improve the capital’s orbital motorway network, we deliver major improvement projects, such widening 38 miles of the M25, refurbishing tunnels and bridges, and installing hundreds of variable messaging signs and gantries, helping to maximise the use of the network and deliver more reliable journeys. We also manage the Dartford River crossing, and operate and maintain 440 kilometres of motorway providing our customer and road user with a world-class highway service.
We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.
We are currently looking for an Inspection Discipline Lead who will be responsible for the definition, sourcing, recruitment and development of capabilities and resources required for safe, high quality delivery of M25 investment programmes.
Specific Accountabilities for the Discipline Lead for Inspections:
Delivering the portfolio of inspections to meet contractual requirements and other business outcomes.
General Accountabilities for all CPS Discipline Leads within A&PD:
Promote the highest standards of health and safety – Zero Harm
Responsible for the Health, Safety and Wellbeing of all those within team through positive leadership and ensuring compliance with related standards.
Lead and manage a team of people within Discipline including Recruitment, Learning & Development, Supply Chain and Performance Management.
Work closely with Business Leads & Portfolio Management Office to ensure that the short, medium and long-term capability and resource needs of the programme are understood, planned and delivered.
Recruit, retain and develop resources to meet the Discipline needs of the M25 investment.
Determine, plan and manage the use of 3rd party contracts to effectively complement CPS capabilities; working with Commercial and Procurement to establish new relationships if necessary.
Drive a consistent and effective approach to delivering capability across M25 investment programmes.
Monitor the performance and effectiveness of delivery capabilities; continually reviewing and assessing to ensure that resources, skills and behaviours meet the needs of the asset and investment programmes and achieve maximum value for money.
Co-ordinate capabilities across projects and programmes by identifying needs and deploying and withdrawing resources effectively to help programmes achieve their benefits and outcomes.
Report on key issues, progress and performance relevant to resourcing the Discipline and deputise for the Head of Delivery at meetings as required.
Keep up to date with relevant contractual obligations, legislation and best practice, and drive innovation to enhance business capabilities.
Build and maintain effective supportive relationships across the business and with its stakeholders.
Manage performance of the team with a focus on safety, financial performance, business objectives and customer outcomes.
Own appropriate business process and associated documentation; including responsibility for regular review and updating to address continuous improvement. And ensures that such methods and processes are understood by all that need to know.
Qualifications/ skills/ experience
Relevant professional qualification
Significant, proven experience in highway project delivery and highway maintenance or similar transferrable experience
Team management and leadership experience
Good project and programme management experience
Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS), run by CITB, will be required and can be arranged if successful candidates doesn’t currently hold this.
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