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Discipline Lead Role


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General information

Organisation

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 100 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

  

Reference

2020-1091  

Position description

Job title

Discipline Lead Role

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Unit specific context

The MENS’ BU (Project structuring, Operation and New Services) is one of the world leaders in the financial project structuring of PPP projects, as well as in the operation of infrastructures and services. In the road sector, Egis operates and maintains 44 roads and highways, including civil structures such as bridges, viaducts and tunnels. Through 28 operating companies, Egis employs more than 9,300 people in more than 20 countries, i.e. nearly 4,400 km.


In the airport sector, our BU operates, maintains and develops a network of 17 airports around the world, handling more than 30 million passengers and 330,000 tons of freight per year.


The MENS’ BU also offers a wide range of services for its customers such as electronic toll collection.

M25, one of our flagship projects!

Egis and our joint venture partners have formed Connect Plus Services (CPS), which is the company responsible for managing one of the busiest motorways in Europe through Highways England's largest Design build Finance operate (DBFO) contract. With over 600 people working across CPS and the contract running to 2039, this is a great opportunity to build an important part of your career on a major highways project.

On the M25 and other international Egis projects, our teams have extensive opportunities to develop diverse ranges of expertise and experience whilst contributing to the successful delivery of key services across different sectors of the infrastructure market all over the world.

Job description

Responsible for the definition, sourcing, recruitment and development of capabilities and resources required for safe, high quality delivery of M25 investment programmes.

Develop and maintain excellent collaborative working relationships across the CPS and the M25 Community; in particular with the A&PD Business Leads, Portfolio Management Office and Asset Management Office to deliver excellence on the M25 and achieve the strategic goals for CPS.

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.

Profile

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.

Personal attributes:

  • A proven ability to influence and communicate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • An experienced leader with a strong background in driving excellence in business capabilities and inspiring continuous improvement.
  • Experienced in working with others to forecast demands for resource and planning and delivering to meet those needs.
  • A proven track record of effectively organising and leading a team to achieve its objectives and targets.

Position localisation

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom

City

South Mimms/Dartford/Leatherhead

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

3-Diploma of Higher Education / Associate’s Degree / BTEC Higher National Diploma

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years