Quality Manager (6 Month Fixed Term Part-Time)

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a QUALITY MANAGER (6 MONTH FIXED TERM PART-TIME) to join our Highways team to work in WINCHESTER.

Role Purpose:

  • To provide expertise in the area of Quality specifically to ensure the systems in place are properly executed throughout the Smart Motorway Alliance.
    Collaborate with Alliance partners to develop integrated management system across the SMA.
  • Managing site based Quality Leads.
  • What you'll be doing

    As a QUALITY MANAGER (6 MONTH FIXED TERM PART-TIME), y ou will have the following accountabilities:

  • Ensure that the process, training and measures are in place to ensure that the customer specification is delivered right first time
  • Ensure Balfour Beatty compliance with the Alliance Business Management System (BMS)
  • Ensure appropriate training
  • Undertake assurance that the BMS is being followed and that requirements are being met
  • Work with the Alliance Production Hub to support development of Quality strategy and plans and implementation of measurement framework throughout design, construction, commission & handover to performance in use
  • Interact with external auditing governing bodies to maintain existing certification and continuous improvement
  • Provide quality performance measures
  • Produce quality reports for Project Director and Alliance Production Hub
  • Support the delivery of the Smart Motorway Alliance quality programs and actions
  • Work with the Smart Motorway Alliance to contextualise the Continuous Improvement process for the Alliance streams
  • Support coach & develop quality skills in the Alliance
  • Support establishment of continuous improvement culture
  • Undertake specific investigations and/or report on quality reed issues as required
  • Live the Balfour Beatty and Alliance Values
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
  • Support the delivery of Balfour Beattys Sustainability activities
  • Who we're looking for

    You will have the following qualities and experience:

  • Has an ability to gather, analyse and evaluate facts
  • Pays attention to detail and sees things through to completion
  • Can deliver reports orally and written in an objective and persuasive manner
  • Has good interpersonal and communication skills and acts in an independent and professional manner with the ability to influence others including senior management
  • Is a self-starter who manages their own time and seeks to add value to their function
  • Has an enquiring and questioning approach to audit work
  • Is able to work within a multi-discipline team
  • Is good at building relationships and can influence effectively
  • Can demonstrate initiative and resilience
  • The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • Knowledge of the construction industry or experience within a project based organisation
  • Previous experience of managing a team will be an advantage
  • Why work for us

    Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

    About us

    Our Highways Business Unit maintain, manage and operate major highway networks across the UK and support local authorities creating communities where people want to live, work and play.

    We provide high quality asset strategy, management and planning consultancy services to a wide range of public and private sector customers. We also provide specialist, reliable, sustainable and creative advice for asset management planning and implementation in the UK.

    We create safe, flexible and dynamic public spaces. We are right at the heart of a vital place-shaping agenda that brings together local authorities, local communities, central government and the private sector.

    The essential work is to keep daily life moving!

    We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

    Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

    Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.



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