Sub Agent

Location: Southern Region

We are now recruiting for a Sub Agent for our Southern Region to manage river works projects for the Environment Agency. Ideally, you will be located close to Southwest London or the West of London, Reading or Oxford.

Key Responsibilities

Support the Site Agent or Project Manager in the execution of his duties, and management of smaller construction contracts.
Management of site staff operatives and sub-contractors.
Provide method statements, hazard risk assessments and project management plans.
Understand tender allowances and monitor contract costs against agreed budgets.
Preparing and monitoring programmes of work.
Assessment and engagement of sub-contractors.
Manage design co-ordination.
Manage contracts to ensure timely and profitable completion of contracts.
Inform, consult, and involve local groups as necessary.
Foster good relations and reputation with clients.

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process.

Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance on 01473 238300.

Skills Required

We are looking for someone with a real ‘can do, will do’ attitude, who is ambitious, a team player and flexible.
You will be a good communicator with the ability to instruct and direct staff; good organiser, both of yourself and others with the ability to think in advance; and experienced in people management and motivation of staff.
You will have experience in the civils sector working for a main contractor, including river works, and working with the NEC form of contract. You must also have a relevant industry qualification (SMSTS or equivalent). You will have significant main contractor civils experience including river works.
Due to the nature of the role, a full UK driving license is essential and the successful candidate will be happy to travel throughout our Southern Region. A First Aid at Work qualification would also be desirable.

Benefits Package

Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
Company car or car allowance
Company pension scheme (we match up to 6%)
25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
Extensive training programmes
Cycle-to-work scheme
Employee Benefits Platform & Employee Assistance Programme
Company social calendar including regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
A supportive business that genuinely wants to help you progress in your career


Please send us your CV and a covering letter

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.