J88 - Programme Administrator

J88 - Programme Administrator

22 Apr
Kier Group plc

22 Apr

Kier Group plc




Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Kier Group is the UK’s leading highways service provider, delivering an incredibly diverse range of road, bridge and tunnel projects - from planning and programming stage through to delivery, maintenance and operation. We work with a wide range of partners such as local authorities and Highways England to improve the quality and safety of UK roads - making us the No.1 highways and tunnel maintenance team across the country, delivering over £1 billion of social value by maintaining 31,000km of roads used by six million people in their everyday lives. 

Every day, 210,000 vehicles travel across the 31,000km of roads, bridges and tunnels that are built,

maintained and operated by the team here at Kier Group. It’s one of the reasons why we’re acknowledged as the UK’s No.1 Highways Services team - delivering £1 billion of social value to the six million people and wider communities who rely on our expertise and experience. Can you join our team? Yes, you can - if you want to be valued for who you are as well as what you do, in a company shaping the future.

Key Responsibilities

In this fantastic role you will Support the Programme Manager with tasks and activities relating to the management of the Suffolk Highways works programme. You will work with designated Design, Operation and Commercial Teams to programme work in the WMS system to facilitate the successful management and delivery of the annual Contractors Plan, as well as maintain accurate forecast projections on turnover for assigned workstreams.

The successful candidate will provide project governance support activities (RAID) to support delivery of authorised programmes of work, and co-ordinate and provide programme data to the Client as required.

What do we need from you to be successful in this role?

- NVQ level 2 in an appropriate subject or equivalent topic related to project/programme administration

- Understanding of Works Manager System (WMS) and it’s function within the end to end scheme / job delivery process (desirable)

- Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.

- Accurate keyboard skills for use in producing a range of documents e.g. reports, meeting minutes, RAID log management

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 (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as: 

- Free Life Assurance

- 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 

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.

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 an inclusive employer.  

Closing Date: 06/05/2021

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


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