Job description    2021-02-23

Based in the ESD Office in Stepps, the Head of Construction’s primary purpose is to be accountable for the overall management of the projects and teams delivering the ESD programme through the Gate 70-120 phase. The HOC will be accountable for taking projects and clusters of projects through Scottish Water’s governance gate ways. This role seeks to deliver Best Value, Lowest Cost outcomes, for Scottish Water’s SR21 Non-Infrastructure Capital Delivery programme; ensuring new and existing assets meet regulatory compliance with respect to water and wastewater quality and growth drivers. The HOC will manage the Delivery Phase of the project delivery life-cycle. As Head of Construction, you will manage an integrated team of Project Managers, and Construction teams; with support from both the Commercial Lead and his team of Area Commercial Managers and QS resources; and the Design Lead and his team of design engineers. There will be a critical interface with the Head of Preconstruction and the teams in the Gate 50-80 space; ensuring both constructability and the desired execution strategy is encaptured within developed solutions. This interface must ensure transferring of accountability for finished outcomes that align with the developed scopes, estimated target prices and execution methodology. You will lead multi-disciplinary teams in delivering projects ranging from small and simple complexity to large and technically challenging engineering projects. The programme will comprise both new-build and capital maintenance works for water and wastewater non-infrastructure assets (i.e. Treatment Plants); with individual project values ranging from £2m>£100m. Each project progressing through the Integrated Wedge, will have a Product Owner lead from SW representing the end user. A close working relationship will need to be developed with the Product Owner and other SW stakeholders (including CSD and SCSP) to ensure that the project outcomes match those identified in the scope development phases. The HOC will ensure the Delivery phase is appropriately staffed. The HOP will form close relationships with the Supply Chain Manager and Supply Chain providing ECI services; and will develop and manage a Self-Perform; for the execution of discrete packages of work. The HOP will work closely with the Delivery Manager and Ops Mgrs to ensure that priced solutions identified within the Integrated Wedge are constructible, with perceived benefits delivered. The role will have responsibility for the overall cost of the Gate 80-120 Delivery phase: maintaining budgets and providing SW demonstrable value for money.
Key Responsibilities: Promote a culture of collaboration, working closely with Scottish Water and the Supply Chain. Lead the team through the options development process ensuring timely completion of required outputs. Work with the design team to generate ‘signature—style’ and DFMA-focussed solutions. Work with the estimating function to refine the commercial model for pricing of projects and ensure consistency with the delivery strategy. Co-ordination of constructability input during solutions identification, design development stage and buildability phases. Manage the various SW departmental stakeholders to ensure buy-in of preferred solutions. Establish rigorous and cost-effective option analysis processes to maintain momentum resulting in positive outcomes. Ensure accurate development and management of scope including contractual change. Advise on complex option assessments of possible solutions for Non-Infrastructure projects. Overview and sign-off of integrated governance and gate completion documentation. Be a key contact within the ESD Senior team who liaises with Scottish Water Cost Intelligence to build an effective relationship that compliments the ESD way of working. Ensure alignment with Scottish Water’s ambitions of service excellence, beyond Net Zero and financial sustainability. Ensure sustainable opportunity in delivery plan to bring the required efficiencies across our operations. Key Attributes: Demonstrable leadership experience essential. Experience in a similar role within the water or wider infrastructure industry is essential. The successful candidate will manage a large team which will include between 5 and 8 direct reports and will need to have a proven track record of effective people development and employee relations experience. Can manage performance of varying disciplines in the project management, engineering, planning and estimating functions. Experience of Project Delivery on projects through the construction life cycle, specifically experience associated with the option development stage of projects. Programme Management experience essential. Capable of strategic planning and managing change. An established track record of successful stakeholder management. Experience of the complexities associated with Process and MEICA equipment operation. Can manage and facilitate team and client meetings effectively. Will hold regular status meetings with the ESD Board. Can resolve and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion. Has the ability to make autonomous decisions and be able to support these outcomes. Experience and Qualifications: The successful candidate will be educated to degree level and have extensive knowledge of the water and Infrastructure construction sectors and project management. Preferably possess CEng. Excellent oral and written and communication skills. IT literate in Microsoft Office applications. 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. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package and we will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements. 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.
Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community
Primary Location: Glasgow Work Locations: Stepps 1 Buchanan Gate Business Park Stepps Glasgow G33 6FB Job: Construction (Contract Management) Organization: Construction & Investments Job Type: Experienced Job Posting: Feb 22, 2021, 10:28:13 AM

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