Temporary Works Manager (Designated Individual)

  • Abergavenny, United Kingdom
  • £70,000-80,000k + car allowance

Our client are one of the leading civil engineering and construction organisations working across sites in Wales, the English border counties, and the West of England.

Due to expansion, we have a fantastic opportunity for a  Temporary Works Manager (Designated Individual) to work on a full-time, permanent basis.  Our client has active sites from St Austell to Birmingham and would be open to consider candidates on a hybrid basis, however, regular visits to the Head Offices in Abergavenny will be essential each week.

As a Temporary Works Manager (Designated Individual) , you will be the senior person within an organisation with the responsibility for establishing, implementing, and maintaining the temporary works standard for the organisation.

On a day-to-day basis, the successful Temporary Works Manager (Designated Individual) duties and responsibilities will include (not exhaustive) the following:

Validating external parties’ temporary works procedures where the company are not operating as the Principal Contractor or are subcontracting elements of the works
Engage with the pre-construction team to ensure that the temporary works for all tenders have been fully considered
Assessing and documenting the approvals of the Temporary Works Co-ordinator on a project-by-project basis
Mentoring Temporary Works Supervisors, provide support to expand their experience and knowledge
Provide support to the Temporary Works Coordinator where required with respect to managing the programme of works
Providing leadership to Temporary Works Supervisors when medium and high-risk temporary works have been identified
On projects involving complex and/or high-risk temporary works, assist in reviewing critical temporary work when required
Ensuring those undertaking roles of responsibility are suitably competent in terms of knowledge, skill, and experience; and have suitable resource capability to deliver the works
You will manage a team of varying disciplines within the team across the business

The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Engineer in a relevant discipline and have extensive temporary works experience - this is non negotiable. Furthermore, you should ideally be Degree in Civil Engineering or an Engineering related discipline and be conversant on varied construction sectors. We are looking for a candidate with a broad range of experience, and preference will be given to those who have a background in highways, rail, structures, water or earth works. Candidates from a design background are also encouraged to get in touch.

Required experience, knowledge, training and qualifications:

Should be Chartered in a relevant discipline and have extensive temporary works experience. 
Degree in Civil Engineering / relevant discipline 
Site Manager Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) minimum 
CSCS Professionally Qualified or Manager card 
Effective communication and project co-ordination focus 
Proficient in IT (Microsoft Office package) 

The role of Temporary Works Manager (Designated Individual) is a senior position within the business, and our client offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

Company Car / Car Allowance
Enhanced holiday entitlement
Contributory pension scheme
Access to the company reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
Access to Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
Access to join the Employee Communities (employee networks)
Training and development opportunities

The position is to start ASAP and we have immediate interview slots available.

TR2 Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Agency for permanent workers and an Employment Business for temporary workers.

Sadie Edwards

Sadie Edwards

Director of Engineering & Construction