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Area Manager

East Anglia
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Construction & Property
08 Mar 2024
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About The Role

Area Manger - Safety Schemes & Projects

28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (opportunities to sell / buy & carry over)
Private healthcare / Generous pension contribution / Life Assurance / Sick pay
Company car or car allowance plus fuel card / Green travel allowance
Employee assistance programme / Family friendly & special leave policies
Rewards & discounts platform (major retailers & cinemas)
Cycle to work scheme / Referral bonus scheme
Contribution towards professional development fees & further training opportunities provided

Milestone Infrastructure, a part of M Group Services is currently looking to recruit an Area Manager - Safety Schemes and Projects to work on our Suffolk Highways contract in Ipswich.

Suffolk Highways is a new contract secured by Milestone in 2023 for up to 20 years. Under the contract we are responsible for delivering a wide range of highway maintenance and improvement activities to Suffolk County Council.

You will enable us to meet our key contract aim of ensuring high-quality highway services are delivered for the benefit of residents, businesses, and highway users in Suffolk.

As a Milestone Area Manager, you will be leading a team of Scheme Delivery Managers and Agents in the delivery of projects ensuring that the works are carried out in accordance with the Milestone Infrastructure health, safety & environmental standards. Additionally, you will also ensure all recording, control and reporting of progress on a construction project are maintained and the minimisation of the environmental impact of construction projects.

Key Accountabilities

  • •          Oversee the Management and supervision of schemes on-site to ensure that work is carried out safely, on time, to budget and in accordance with the HSEQ standards required by Milestone.
  • •          Oversee the efficient organisation of labour, materials, equipment and subcontractor resources.
  • •          Ensure that liaison with other stakeholders as required to deliver schemes (network managers, LA’s, community groups, Designers etc).
  • •          Ensure Construction Phase Plans, method statements and safe systems of work are in-place before work is started and that required safety standards are maintained at all times.
  • •          Ensure in-house and subcontractors site personnel are competent and fully trained to undertake their work.
  • •          Fully engaged with commercial teams and takes responsibility for the commercial performance of the project.
  • Keep accurate records including site diary, records of works activities, resource allocations and as-built information.
  • •          Supports the Scheme Delivery Manager to develop construction programmes, phasing plans and method statements.
  • Develop relationships and work closely with Key Supply Chain partners.
  • •          Assists with Early Contractor Involvement and build ability considerations including Traffic Management incorporating.
  • Participate in Value Management process and Value Engineering reviews as required.
  • •          Compliance with Milestone way of working and QSE processes, procedures, reporting and performance requirements.



•   CSCS.

•  HNC or Degree Qualified (Not essential).

•  Clean, full Driving licence.


Knowledge and Experience

To ensure you’re successful in the role you’ll need to be able to demonstrate the following qualities and attributes:

•   Committed to caring for people’s safety

•   Good team worker and communicator

•   Ability to control costs within agreed budgets

•   Innovative - ability to identify better ways of doing things

About The Company

At Milestone we embrace diversity, opening a rich potential for new ways of thinking and helping us to build successful and winning teams. We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process; and as a Disability Confident employer, if you require any adjustments that would assist you throughout your application, please contact us at [email protected] or inform the recruitment manager in the first instance and we will be pleased to offer support.

This is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Milestone. The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.