Streetworks & Stakeholder Manager

  • Job Reference: 194548
  • Date Posted: 2 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Streetworks & Stakeholder Manager

Salary: Circa £35,000 + Company Car
Location: Kent - Maidstone
Business Area: Utilities - UK Power Networks

Connecting people, powering the UK

Kier Group has long believed that we all have the potential to shape our world and leave a lasting legacy. So, bring your talent and ambition to our team and you'll be given the scope and opportunity to achieve just that - investing in your own future, building your expertise and contributing to a diverse culture that's helping shape the world of tomorrow.

Within Kier Utilities we support UK Power Networks in 'keeping the lights on' for 8.2m customers throughout the South and the South East. As part of an Alliance, comprising UKPN, Wood Group, Morrison Utility Services and Clancy Docwra we are charged with delivering a £1bn programme in the 2016-2023 ED1 regulatory period.

As Streetworks & Stakeholder Manager, you will be responsible for establishing and optimising the effectiveness of the twin disciplines of Street Works and Stakeholder Management to deliver proactive solutions that enable smooth transition from planning and design into construction

You will be highly mobile and location-flexible to cover a wide range of stakeholder communications and meetings across the network. The role includes all parts of Street Works management, from advice on schemes, policing the implementation of permits/Traffic Management Plans and negotiating any penalties with UKPN, alongside management of community and stakeholder issues.

Methodical in your approach with industry experience you will have comprehensive knowledge of New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, Traffic Management Act 2004, HAUC Specifications and Street Works Permitting. With conflicting workloads having the ability to prioritise will enable you to carry out the role efficiently, working with internal and external stakeholders.

Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you'll enjoy the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

You can also expect a competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes:
  • Free Life Assurance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company Car
  • Access to our valuable pension scheme Matched up to 7.5%
  • Kier Retirement Savings Plan
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Options to participate in Cycle2Work and
  • Payroll Giving schemes
  • Two employee Share Scheme options
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping
  • Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.

Pre-employment checks:

It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/ standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Closing Date: 16th October 2019

About Kier:

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Let's shape your world together.