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Service Manager

Ref no. BHN568947
Salary £50 - £51/hour
Location South Yorkshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract
Job status Open

Job summary

My client in the Yorkshire area is on the look out for a Service Manager to work on a contract basis starting soon.

Key skills required for this role

Project Manager/programme manager/service manager/highway


Service Manager

Job description


  • The team comprises of professionals in all aspects of design, construction and project management. You will lead the team and projects ensuring the best standards of quality are met through rigorous cost and project controls.

  • You will provide effective leadership and line management of staff in validating the design as well as designing and/or procuring the designers for maintenance work packages and contracts in accordance with the public sector procurement practices, including provision of work instructions using engineering design standards and codes of practice. Where appropriate you will act a project manager on more complex schemes. During a construction project you will ensure regular project reviews are carried out (design reviews where applicable) with rigorous project controls are in place.

  • You will liaise with the internal teams to ensure the procurement and performance management of our internal and external works and services are of a high-quality, efficient, and customer focused. This entails overseeing projects delivery, coordinating resources, and ensuring strict compliance in the realms of highway design, commissioning, and meeting the objectives as set out at the outset. You will ensure that the risks (technical as well as commercial) are minimised and that the CDM Regs are adhered to at all stages from design handover to delivery on site.

About the role:

  • Extensive experience of working in a structures, highways and traffic engineering service in a management capacity.
  • Delivering a fully compliant structures, highways and traffic engineering service and allocation of resources.
  • Practical knowledge of the factors which affect the financial performance of a unit/section/project.
  • Leading, managing and developing a team
  • Practical knowledge of procuring services, managing agreements and contracts.
  • Expert knowledge of managing major projects as well as portfolio of projects whether new builds or existing assets. Recognised project management qualification is essential for this role.

Working conditions / environment:

  • Hybrid Working
  • 2/3 days a week in the office

Working hours:

  • 37 hours a week
  • Monday to Friday
  • The rate is dependent on candidate experience.
  • Weekly pay

How to Apply or for more Information:

3 simple ways to apply or get in touch:

  • Apply directly online via the Matchtech website
  • Call Charlie Bell directly on 01489884386
  • Email your CV


Matchtech are the largest and leading Highways and Transportation Recruitment Company in the UK.

Future Roles:

If you have the correct experience for this type of position but this specific role is not quite right for you, as the level, location or rates etc. is it not quite what you are looking for a present, please still feel free to get in touch with me as I continually recruit similar roles to the one above at all levels across the UK.

Alternatively if are not suitable for this role but still work within the Highways and Transportation industry and believe you will be looking for a new role in the future please give me a call for a confidential chat regarding your employment status.

To apply for these roles, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

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