Job Title: Supervisor Location: Suffolk Business Area: Highways Contract: Permanent, Fulltime Competitive salary Pension 26 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) benefits Let's shape a world, together. Kier Group is many things to many people. We're a leading Regional Builder, the UK's No. 1 Highways service team and a Top-Three Utility & Power provider. We're an industry-leader in health and safety at work - and a responsible citizen who adds billions of pounds of social value to the communities where we do business. Above all, we're a team of people built on many backgrounds and experiences, a company that values you for who you are and what you do. Suffolk Highways is a collaboration between Kier and Suffolk County Council to meet the primary objective of maintaining roads and delivering new highway infrastructure in Suffolk. Personnel from both organisations work together in integrated teams as part of an alliance that aspires to be as effective, efficient, respected as possible and at the forefront of highway maintenance and improvement service delivery. All personnel in Suffolk Highways shall work to a shared set of values and behaviours. We are looking for experienced Supervisors who can travel between offices and depots and through worksites throughout Suffolk, representing Suffolk Highways. Key Responsibilities The main purpose of this Supervisor role is to be responsible for providing supervision of operational activities delivered across the Suffolk Highways contract. This will include providing supervision of operational activities for reactive, cyclical, winter, street lighting and schemes related to capital maintenance and improvement works. Responsible and accountable for works delivery to ensure that it is carried out to the required quality, is in line with associated time frames, works risks are mitigated and commercial returns are realised, all in accordance with Suffolk Highways processes and procedures. Assist the associated Works Manager and work closely with other Suffolk Highways business functions, to achieve the successful delivery of the annual Contractors Plan & programme. What do we need from you? Supervisor must have operational experience in the delivery of reactive, cyclical, winter, street lighting and or schemes including coordination of Service Providers and experience of safety standards and SHE regulations for a variety of work, including working on live carriageways. Good problem-solving skills with a well-established ability to interpret, manage and organise data. Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Sharepoint, Insight and Works Manager software systems. Self-motivated team player who can motivate others to achieve objectives. The following qualification are also a requirement for this role: New Roads Street Works Act (NRSWA) accreditation Health and Safety qualification, preferably IOSH or Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) or demonstrable equivalent training or qualification. Cable avoidance training What will you receive? You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday) together with two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan). To find out more about the rewards and benefits at Kier, . Pre-employment checks It's worth remembering that if you are successful, we'll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment. Thinking. Doing. Innovating. Delivering. Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative , Trusted and Focused . 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 committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all of our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. If you'd like to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion at Kier, you can contact the team by emailing If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these. Closing Date: 13th October 2021 Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early. Recruitment Agencies - opportunities at Kier are managed by our internal recruitment team. We are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters. If there is a specific business need a member of the recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL to ensure all CV's are uploaded onto our portal to be considered. For further information, visit our Careers Help page . This job was originally posted as

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