Balfour Beatty Vinci
£34,000 PA
Type of employment:

Salary: £34-37k plus a bonus scheme after 3 months

Location: Working from Solihull office, max 1-hour commute

For further information or to express interest, please get in touch with the Employment & Education team via this email address or on 01392 346429

Job Purpose – Attract, engage, recruit and manage operatives to fulfil project labour supply requirements and maximise opportunities for new business

Key Responsibilities, Duties and Tasks


  • Utilise network of contacts to source candidates and fill vacancies
  • Communicate details of potential jobs to prospective candidates
  • Brief the Resource team with regards to project requirements and liaise with them regarding the supply of prospective candidates
  • Ensure personnel are recruited in accordance with agreed company procedures
  • Ensure that original qualifications and Proof of Right to Work in the UK for all personnel are viewed and copies are taken prior to commencement of employment
  • Forward all recruitment paperwork to the HR department so that references and qualifications can be verified and the packs processed in time for the weekly payroll
  • Ensure that VGC site inductions are undertaken face to face with new recruits

Contract Management

  • Attend contract meetings/discussions as necessary
  • Be the first point of contact for, and liaise regularly with, clients
  • Respond to the client’s ongoing labour requirements (e.g. increasing/decreasing supply, organising cover for absence etc.)
  • Complete regular skill and reliability assessments
  • Escalate issues to the Operations Manager when appropriate
  • Work in collaboration with other departments as required (e.g. HR, Training, Payroll, HSQE)
  • Ensure accurate timesheet information is provided to Payroll on a weekly basis
  • Check and process lodge forms as required
  • Ensure holidays are managed to ensure continuous cover on contracts
  • Ensure details of all leavers are submitted to head office
  • Submit bonus application on a monthly basis
  • Support and progress the company’s Sustainability agenda at every opportunity
  • Deputise for Operations Manager and other Labour Managers where required
  • Significant travel may be required to fulfil all client/site responsibilities

People Management

  • Meet regularly with operatives on site to discuss project progress, resolve any issues and answer queries (e.g. holiday, pay, transport)
  • Respond to workers’ individual circumstances (e.g. sickness, bereavement, unauthorised absence) and take appropriate action
  • Manage performance issues (e.g. grievances, disciplinaries) as required
  • Ensure operatives receive formal or on-the-job training required by the project and that appropriate qualifications are maintained/developed

Commercial/Business Development

  • Identify new business leads and opportunities; seek out information on upcoming client requirements
  • Keep the Operations Manager informed about project matters and business development opportunities identified
  • Participate in client entertainment events
  • Monitor and manage agreed budgets
  • Establish a working relationship with the commercial teams of clients
  • Ensure any variation to agreed rates or designation is signed off by the client’s relevant representative
  • Work with relevant parties to resolve any payment issues


  • Ensure Primary Sponsorship obligations are fulfilled and manage Subsponsor requests
  • Champion a robust approach to Health & Safety
  • Carry out regular Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental site inspections and implement any remedial action required
  • Deliver core briefs (e.g. Health & Safety) and toolbox talks as required
  • Ensure correct PPE is issued to operatives
  • Ensure that all accidents, incidents and near misses are reported and investigated promptly and that any remedial action is implemented as necessary, in consultation with HSQE

Key Skills Required:


  • Interviewing skills
  • Budget management skills
  • Valid driving licence
  • Broad technical knowledge of the sector, including an understanding of relevant industry legislation
  • Knowledge of fundamental employment legislation
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, in particular Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Personal Track Safety Certificate (PTS) – training can be arranged
  • CSCS Qualified (Supervisor Level) including Health & Safety tested – training can be arranged


  • Car allowance
  • Pension
  • 25 Days Annual Leave plus bank holidays

For further information or to express interest, please get in touch with the Employment & Education team via this email address or on 023 9298 1920.

RMA - The Royal Marines Charity promotes employment opportunities on behalf of multiple companies and share their adverts. Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.