General Foreman



Job Title: General Foreman
Location: Castlepoint, Bournemouth
Business Area: Kier Infrastructure – Major Projects
Job Grade: M1
Contract: Permanent

The team here at Kier Infrastructure are trusted to deliver on the UK's most critical national infrastructure projects. From Crossrail to Hinkley Point C, our building work spans once-in-a-lifetime urban regeneration and landmark commercial developments, right through to cutting-edge laboratories and large-scale public sector facilities – completed end-to-end by our in-house team with the expertise and vision to deliver high-value, complex projects.

Kier Infrastructure are currently recruiting for a General Foreman to provide the efficient management of site resources, labour teams and sub-contractors.

Key Responsibilities

In this exciting role, you'll ensure the safe delivery of section of a project, in accordance with the project scope. You'll work alongside the Construction Manager to manage risks and ensure the works are efficiently delivered. You'll also ensure the SHE register is maintained and is focused on the SHE plan. You'll manage CSCS card records, record sheets and the Quality Assurance file, whilst monitoring team members performance and providing effective feedback.

What are we looking for?

You'll have a proven track record of successfully delivering the works element of a project and have a valid CSCS card and SSSTS certificate. You'll have a solid understanding of Health and Safety regulations and effective communication skills. We're also looking for strong competency with MS Office and good commercial awareness.

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary, company car or allowance (£5,300 if chosen), and an outstanding package, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

Free Life Assurance
Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
Employee Assistance Programme
Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing

Flexible/Agile Working

At Kier we believe that – wherever we can, whether office or site-based – we should embrace an agile/flexible approach to working. We are proud to offer our employees the opportunity, where we can, to do this. Please don't hesitate to ask during the recruitment process around agile working and flexibility – We'll do our best to support you.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

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 (url removed)

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: Friday 1st October 2021

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

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