Programme Manager (VN2413)

South West Highways

Programme Manager (VN2413)

Business Area: Operational Management

Vacancy Base: Rockbeare, Exeter

County: Devon

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 40

South West Highways is a regional employer that maintains the friendly feel of a local business. A highway services and construction business with a highly trained workforce, which is our greatest asset, enabling us to operate a self delivery model.. As testament to our success, we have managed two of the longest running highway maintenance and repair contracts in the UK and are entrusted by private and public sector clients to deliver their vision for expanding capacity and improving local services.
SWH are looking for a forward thinking, enthusiastic Framework Manager to join the team.

Working with the Divisional Manager you will be responsible for identifying client requirements and managing all aspects of the client framework. 

We will rely on you to build motivated and cohesive teams, focused on meeting and exceeding project requirements, whilst ensuring adherence to cost, time and quality of requirements. 
As the Framework Manager you will play a key role as the collaborative lead, building positive and effective relationships with the client, exploring early contractor involvement opportunities, managing performance, and providing valuable technical and buildability advice.

Our people are our strength, and we believe passionately in investing in their future. Our culture is based on our core values which reflect the importance we place on working safely, mutual respect, good communications, team working and developing our people. We are proud to be an Investor In People.
We can offer a challenging and rewarding role to someone who can demonstrate:

Operational experience within highways and civil engineering  
A strong understanding of construction management and operational processes to present engineering solutions
Demonstrable experience within a strategic network 
Proven success in programme management in line with NEC
An ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels 
Demonstrable leadership and team management skills 

From grass roots, SWH grew from managing the highways contract in Devon, into a multi-million-pound civil engineering business. For over 20 years, SWH has established key relationships across the South West of England to deliver projects for the public, commercial, education and health sectors. We have built our trusted reputation on having an open and honest approach, being a local employer and delivering high quality services. Our company may be large, but we successfully maintain the friendly feel of a local business and invest in our people to grow personally and professionally.


We understand that retaining and attracting the right people into our business is fundamental to maintaining the quality of service we provide to our clients and the wider public. We believe in empowering our employees and equipping them with the tools and training they need to be effective in their jobs, as well as enabling them to achieve their personal and professional goals. Our people are our strength and we believe passionately in investing in their future.
Read more about working for Southwest Highways on our careers website 
We have a dedicated recruitment team and politely request that agencies refrain from contacting anyone across our businesses with regards to speculative CV’s or offering to assist with our vacancies, thank you.  

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