Agent

8269
Devon
Contract
£500/day PAYE + Lodge

CarmichaelUK are seeking an experienced Agent to help establish and manage the delivery of logistical operations associated with the upgrades to the Devonport Docks work in Plymouth. 

 

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • The Management and oversight of all areas of the project which have been assigned to you and delivering successful project outcomes.
  • Support the implementation and monitoring of Health, Safety & Environmental policies and project procedures.
  • Communicating effectively at all levels including site management, technical specialists, commercial staff, planners, engineers, supervisory staff operatives, suppliers, third parties and client representatives.
  • Maintaining high personal standards in health and safety and supporting others in the same.
  • Maintaining high standards in environmental awareness and behaviour.
  • Driving quality delivery through effective planning and right first-time delivery.
  • Leading, supervising, and mentoring your reportees and other team members.
  • Managing, supervising, and mentoring the project team as appropriate.
  • Maintaining a good working relationship with the client and his/her project management and supervisory team and the supply chain.
  • Encouraging repeat business by adopting a professional attitude with clients and stakeholders.
  • Establishing written processes for logistical operations and material management
  • Establishing, maintaining and monitoring an effective, programme-based cost management system, to facilitate financial control with reliable preparation and reporting.
  • Ensuring realistic programmes are prepared, managed, monitored, reviewed, and updated according to the requirements of the project and contract.
  • Ensuring processes are in place for the preparation, review and briefing of method statements, activity plans and risk assessments and measures implemented to ensure they are reviewed and updated accordingly.
  • Ensuring systems are in place for the timely preparation of records for payment purposes in appropriate form.
  • Ensuring all necessary site-based appointments are made with suitably trained and experienced staff.
  • Using appropriate and effective communication methods such as recorded internal weekly progress meetings to communicate with the whole project team.
  • Keeping line management appraised of potential risks and opportunities associated with the project and the potential for future work opportunities.
  • Maintaining close working relationship with project and parent company support departments to ensure the project receives maximum support and can maximise opportunities for the sharing of knowledge.
  • Maintaining a close working relationship with the procurement department to ensure compliant and advantageous procurement arrangements for the project.
  • Supporting all staff under your supervision in achieving their own performance and development goals.
  • Keeping abreast of progress and developments in the industry and specific professional fields.
  • Establishing close working relationship with Works supervisory staff (Works Managers/General Foreman) to ensure the cost-effective management of labour and plant.
  • Leading and managing all staff and personnel assigned to you.

 

Who are we looking for?

  • Relevant qualification- Degree, HND/HNC, NVQ in Construction/Engineering/Logistics or equivalent.
  • CSCS Level - Academically or Professionally Qualified Person/Manager.
  • May be working towards Chartership/Incorporation with an appropriate professional body.
  • Familiar in large scale construction logistics operations
  • Understanding of consents, logistics, Vehicle Management Systems and traffic management
  • Experience of lifting operations

 

Desirable:

  • SMSTS.
  • Nuclear experience
  • Full driving licence

 

Due to the site being a high Security Military Navy base, additional security checks will need to be made - BPSS/SC level of security clearance is required. These checks can take up to 8 weeks to process. Only candidates holding EU & NATO member passports can be considered for this role.