Careers

We have a range of exciting opportunities and are always seeking talented and motivated individuals to join our team, where we value our people as much as the work that we do. We have a strong set of Company values, which are central to how we recruit, motivate, retain and develop our employees, and we are keen that our staff demonstrate and promote these values in all aspects of their work.

Our belief is that by developing our people we enable them to reach their potential, which in turn, helps achieve our overall business objectives and creates the behaviours we want to see demonstrated within the business. Barhale has an in-house training centre which caters for the training needs of all Barhale employees.

We offer competitive remuneration packages for our staff roles, including a Company car or cash allowance for roles which require business travel, standard benefits including company pension contribution, private medical cover, permanent health cover and life assurance along with the option to select from a number of other flexible benefits to suit individual lifestyles.

If you wish to apply for any of the following roles, please see the ‘How to Apply’ section within the role description. For any other enquires, please email careers@barhale.co.uk.


Purchase Ledger Clerk

  • Location: Walsall
  • Status: Permanent
  • Vacancy ID: WC935

Support Barhale Construction Services (BCS) in the capture and allocation of cost to contracts and the management and review of accruals to reflect accurate costs.

BCS Group, part of the Barhale Group, is a privately owned company first established in 1980. BCS Group is a leading supplier of safety and construction products and services that operates from our central manufacturing and distribution centre in the Midlands.

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    People Development Manager

    • Location: Peterborough
    • Status: Permanent
    • Vacancy ID: WC927

    Working for the @one Alliance Head of HR, the People Development Lead is responsible for the @one People Development strategy and all aspects of training and development to meet that strategy. In collaboration with the People team and Senior Leadership team, identify the skills and capabilities required for AMP7 and plan and tailor training requirements accordingly to ensure that we have a workforce that is able to deliver the requirements of the client.

    Build strong links with the Anglian Water People Development team, to ensure best practice across the organisation and other alliances, in order to safeguard the brand and that the employee experience is consistent. Working in conjunction with the Partner Leads the post holder will ensure effective and efficient planning and delivery of a range of people development services working to fulfil the strategic plan.

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      HR Delivery Lead

      • Location: Peterborough
      • Status: Permanent
      • Vacancy ID: WC929

      As the HR Delivery Lead within the @one People team, you will provide FLMs with consistent and valued HR support and challenge to deliver a complete and effective HR service. Critical to this role will be working with the Partner Organisation HRBPs to ensure all activities are aligned to both their and the @one Alliance’s people strategies to enable all business objectives to be met. You will also be responsible for the development, delivery and implementation of the relevant HR processes in accordance with the HR business plan and BU strategies.

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        Recruitment Lead

        • Location: Peterborough
        • Status: Permanent
        • Vacancy ID: WC928

        Working in the @one Alliance, you will be the business lead for the recruitment of all roles. Working in partnership with the Recruitment Leads and Human Resources (HR) Leads for our Partner organisation, you will establish leading recruitment processes to ensure we employ candidates who are suitable for the vacant roles and show potential to develop. You will implement a pipeline of talent in order to fulfil the AMP7 Resourcing Strategy so that we are on the ‘front foot’ as business requirements increase.

        You will proactively support, centralise and standardise the recruitment process across the teams. Working with the Recruitment Leads you will lead on what the appropriate assessment of candidates should be (depending on their level), their on-boarding and provide key analysis and insights to develop the process and drive change. You will deliver an on-boarding framework that equips new recruits with the knowledge, skills, and behaviours needed to be effective in their roles before they start.

        The role will also encompass the development of ‘Early Years’ Programmes for Graduates, Apprentices, Interns and Work experience students. Working with Partner organisations and the @one Alliance ‘heads of’, to determine the requirements of the organisations and develop a plan for attraction and resourcing. The incumbent will also be required to support the individual Programmes (in conjunction with the Learning & Development Lead) once the employees have started their employment within the @one Alliance.

        Through effective stakeholder management you will be the coordinator between Human Resources, the Partner leads and the Front Line Managers. You must possess outstanding inter personal and communication skills and be able to optimise the on-boarding of new recruits though effective and innovative processes in a timely manner. You will have a people centric outlook that demonstrates a passion, belief and drive that means all applicants receive an exceptional experience at all contact points throughout the recruitment and on-boarding processes.

        Your role will service all @one Alliance sites which will encompass numerous teams and therefore you need to be flexible in aligning yourself to the dynamic needs and hours to be worked by new recruits and existing teams.

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          HR Coordinator

          • Location: Peterborough
          • Status: Permanent
          • Vacancy ID: WC926

          To provide a full and high quality administrative support for the @one Alliance People Team. You will respond to the day to day HR queries, attend meetings as required, typing up minutes, booking and scheduling meetings, and managing diaries and calendars relevant to the team. You will also assist with preparation and provision of information as required, including statistical data and the teams KPI’s and supporting the business with Workday and provide training and support with the system where required. You will support all members of the team with project work (when required), scheduling and co-ordinating interviews, liaison with Partner organisations and facilitating and conducting the new starter/induction process. As HR Co-ordinator, a key part of this role is to provide organisation and co-ordination to the team. There is particular emphasis on the high level of confidentiality required within this role.

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            Sub Agent

            • Location: London
            • Status: Permanent
            • Vacancy ID: WC900

            As a Sub Agent you will be responsible for the management of small value construction
            sites, or assist the Site Agent/Project Manager on larger value schemes, in order to achieve
            required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health
            and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.

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              Signs Graphic Designer

              • Location: Walsall
              • Status: Permanent
              • Vacancy ID: WC923

              We are looking for a Signs Graphic Designer to join Barhale Construction Services, part of the Barhale Group, a privately owned company first established in 1980. BCS Group is a leading supplier of safety and construction products and services that operates from our central manufacturing and distribution centre.

              The role will be based at our Head Office in Walsall. The Signs Graphic Designer will be responsible for the design of all signage artwork, file management and proofing of all artwork within BCS Group.

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                Yard Team Leader

                • Location: Walsall
                • Status: Permanent
                • Vacancy ID: WC922

                The Yard team leader is responsible for the booking in and out of equipment for hire, and equipment returned. To load and unload vehicles and receive goods in to the depot, Supervise yard team and ensure good housekeeping.

                Complete audits as requested and contribute to the annual stock check.
                Working as part of the depot operations team and providing full operational support to all areas of the business.

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                  Insurance Claims Officer

                  • Location: Walsall
                  • Status: Maternity Cover
                  • Vacancy ID: WC920

                  Part-time role for maternity cover. 4 days out of 5 and 25 hours per week (flexible to suit).

                  The Insurance Officer is to provide a specialist insurance service to the business and assist with all aspects of insurance policy and claims handling. They will advise on the current policies and procedures and assist with renewals, liaise with legal advisors and loss adjusters on claim settlements and produce a number of reports.

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                    Graduate Graphic Designer

                    • Location: St. Albans
                    • Status: Permanent
                    • Vacancy ID: WC921

                    The graduate graphic designer will sit centrally, reporting to the Marketing & Communications Manager through to the Business Development & Communications Director, based in the St Albans Office. This person will provide an efficient and effective graphic design service to support the activities of the business as a whole in terms of marketing and communications. The role will promote the Barhale brand and provide both creative and professional material for both internal and external purposes.

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                      Sales Coordinator

                      • Location: Walsall
                      • Status: Permanent
                      • Vacancy ID: WC912

                      Process hire and sale orders from internal and external customers. Maximise all opportunities to assist in the growth of all aspects of BCS.

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                        Construction Manager

                        • Location: Peterborough
                        • Status: Permanent
                        • Vacancy ID: WC913

                        As our new Construction Manager you’ll lead on the management of safety, quality, cost and timely delivery of all construction activity by working closely with the Resource Manager, Site Managers, Project Engineers and direct labour resources. Understanding how IOS Water’s success can contribute to overall Anglian Water objectives, you’ll demonstrate excellent leadership and collaboration skills as you steer local construction teams to compliant scheme deliverables whilst remaining within Health & Safety and Environmental legislation and policies.

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                          Site Agent

                          • Location: Peterborough
                          • Status: Permanent
                          • Vacancy ID: WC914

                          The main purpose of the Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. You will be responsible for the delivery of various projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The successful candidate will work closely with the Contracts Manager, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

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                            Procurement Manager

                            • Location: Walsall
                            • Status: Permanent
                            • Vacancy ID: WC918

                            The Procurement Manager role is a support service to all BCS departments, reporting to the Head of Signs and Supplies Division.
                            The Procurement Manager will liaise with suppliers to negotiate and obtain the best agreement, prices and service for the business; ensuring margin is maximized through the procurement team. Performance management of the supply chain.
                            Analysis of stock holding, ensuring agreed levels are accurate to customer requirements. Assist with innovation of product ranges.
                            Ensuring all processes are adhered to internally within the procurement team.

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                              Quantity Surveyor

                              • Location: Peterborough
                              • Status: Permanent
                              • Vacancy ID: WC919

                              The Cost Manager (Quantity Surveyor) will be part of our team at the @one Alliance partnership based at our client's co-located offices in Peterborough. This person will be accountable for the commercial and cost management of projects, from inception through to close out. The role involves ensuring all operations are carried out to control costs, maximise value, minimise future liabilities and maintain the required standard of quality and safety. This is all to be carried out working as part of an integrated delivery team and ensuring compliance with the Alliance and Anglian Water governance procedures.

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                                Finance Manager

                                • Location: Peterborough
                                • Status: Permanent
                                • Vacancy ID: WC904

                                The Finance Manager is responsible for the provision and interpretation of financial and management information to support and inform the Business Unit team in the day to day management of the business. They will undertake all aspects of financial management and control, including reporting and producing monthly performance packs in accordance with the alliances financial governance.

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                                  Commercial Manager - Performance and Controls

                                  • Location: Peterborough
                                  • Status: Permanent
                                  • Vacancy ID: WC905

                                  The purpose of this role is to manage and deliver the implementation of Commercial and Financial process improvement across a £2bn programme of capital works within the @one Alliance. Covering all relevant end to end processes which ultimately drive commercial management and performance reporting across the business.

                                  The role will evolve over time, as in the first 9-12 months it will be mainly focused on the initial roll out and embedding of standardised commercial and financial processes, reporting and automation, driving additional capacity in to the Commercial and Finance Teams. This will involve effective planning, liaison with a range of stakeholders, as well as providing valuable insight into the most effective and efficient path to achieving outperformance within the business. Once these processes are initially embedded, the Commercial Performance Manager will then oversee the effective on-going operation of these processes, alongside exploring and implementing further improvements to the commercial and financial control environment, working with External and Internal stakeholders to achieve this.

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                                    Estimating Manager

                                    • Location: Peterborough
                                    • Status: Permanent
                                    • Vacancy ID: WC906

                                    Accountable for all estimating and cost base activities across the @one Alliance with an AMP7 regulatory period valuation of over £1.9bn. You will report directly to the Head of Commercial and as a member of the Senior Commercial Leadership Team you will influence the businesses outperformance across estimating, commercial, finance, procurement and programme management. Leading the Estimating Team you will develop estimating, management and leadership skills & awareness within your team, driving positive pre construction commercial behaviours across the business.

                                    You and your team’s valuation of projects will drive the businesses understanding of performance and liability. Maximising the financial and commercial interests of projects across the business you will manage and control all estimating activities throughout the life cycle of a project, including; management and utilisation of standard product and assembly cost base, utilisation of estimating software packages to minimise bottom up estimating, identifying areas of cost that do not align with baseline or unit cost models, robust and substantiated pricing, strong relationships with our supply chains estimating teams, strong governance controls, quality actual cost feedback and capture driving the accuracy of the cost base

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                                      Commercial Manager - Water

                                      • Location: Peterborough
                                      • Status: Permanent
                                      • Vacancy ID: WC907

                                      Accountable for the commercial performance and delivery of the Water Capital Programme of Works with an AMP7 regulatory period valuation of over £0.5bn, reporting directly to the Head of Water Operations. As a member of the @one Alliance Senior Commercial Leadership Team you will report functionally to the Head of Commercial and influence the businesses outperformance across commercial, finance estimating, procurement and programme management.

                                      Leading the Water Commercial team you will develop commercial, management and leadership skills and awareness within your team, driving positive commercial behaviours across the business. You and your team will maximise the financial and commercial interests of projects across the project by managing and controlling all commercial activities throughout the life cycle of a project, on and off site, including; commercial risk, supply chain, contract management, change management, expenditure, delivery on time and outperformance opportunities

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                                        Senior Commercial Manager - Water Recycling

                                        • Location: Peterborough
                                        • Status: Permanent
                                        • Vacancy ID: WC908

                                        Accountable for the commercial performance and delivery of the Water Recycling Capital Programme of Works with an AMP7 regulatory period valuation of over £1.5bn, reporting directly to the Head of Water Recycling Operations. As a member of the @one Alliance Senior Commercial Leadership Team you will report functionally to the Head of Commercial and influence the businesses outperformance across commercial, finance estimating, procurement and programme management. Leading the Water Recycling Commercial team you will develop commercial, management and leadership skills and awareness within your team, driving positive commercial behaviours across the business.

                                        You and your team will maximise the financial and commercial interests of projects across the project by managing and controlling all commercial activities throughout the life cycle of a project, on and off site, including; commercial risk, supply chain, contract management, change management, expenditure, delivery on time and outperformance opportunities.

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                                          Programme Manager

                                          • Location: Peterborough
                                          • Status: Permanent
                                          • Vacancy ID: WC909

                                          Accountable for efficient and timely delivery of the @one capital programme of works. Managing all individual project and portfolio programmes in AMP6 and transitioning in to AMP7 with a regulatory period valuation of £1.9bn. You will report directly to the Head of Commercial. As a member of the @one Alliance Senior Commercial Leadership Team you will influence the businesses outperformance across programme management, commercial, finance, estimating and procurement.

                                          Leading the Alliance Programme Management team you will develop planning, commercial, management and leadership skills and awareness within your team, driving positive commercial, planning and programme management behaviours across the business.

                                          You will maximise the financial and commercial interests of projects across the business by managing and controlling all planning activities throughout the life cycle of a project, on and off site, including; critical path, float, estimating, resource profiling, procurement schedules, supply chain, lead times, change management, governance, delivery on time and outperformance opportunities. You and your team will be the businesses advocates of time utilisation and efficiency. The voice and challenge, internally and externally, across all projects to contribute to world class delivery on time and reduction in project life.

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                                            Lead Quality Auditor

                                            • Location: Walsall
                                            • Status: Permanent
                                            • Vacancy ID: WC896

                                            This role will require an experienced auditor to be responsible for the internal audit programme for all Severn Trent Water works, monitoring standards and liaising effectively with all parties.

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                                              Electrician

                                              • Location: Walsall
                                              • Status: Permanent
                                              • Vacancy ID: WC887

                                              This role is responsible for the electrical testing and inspection of company assets.
                                              Working as part of the Plant and Tunnelling operations team and providing full operational support to all areas of the business.

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                                                Graduate Site Engineer

                                                • Location: Peterborough
                                                • Status: Permanent
                                                • Vacancy ID: WC881

                                                We are looking for a Graduate as part of the @one Alliance with Anglian Water. You will be responsible for the day to day surveying and setting out duties on sites across East Anglia – Norwich, Cambridge and Peterborough. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to gain experience in other departments including temporary works design, planning and estimating as part of an approved Institution of Civil Engineers training scheme.

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                                                  Graduate Quantity Surveyor

                                                  • Location: Peterborough
                                                  • Status: Permanent
                                                  • Vacancy ID: WC882

                                                  We are looking for a Graduate Quantity Surveyor as part of the @one Alliance with Anglian Water. You will be based across Peterborough and surrounding areas to provide commercial support, maintain commercial information and ensure compliance with contractual requirements and the Company’s ‘Three Pillar’ objectives. They will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of Compensation Events.

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                                                    Trainee Safety Technician

                                                    • Location: Walsall
                                                    • Status: Permanent
                                                    • Vacancy ID: WC884

                                                    The Trainee Safety Technician is responsible for the calibration, service and maintenance of company assets and customers owned equipment. To prepare equipment ready for hire and sale and to pick and pack following orders received. Complete audits as requested and contribute to the annual stock check. Working as part of the safety operations team and providing full operational support to all areas of the business.

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                                                      Plant Hire Coordinator

                                                      • Location: Walsall
                                                      • Status: Permanent
                                                      • Vacancy ID: WC870

                                                      We are looking for a Plant Hire Coordinator to join BCS, part of the Barhale Group, a privately owned company first established in 1980. BCS is a leading supplier of safety and construction products and services that operates from our central manufacturing and distribution centre.

                                                      This role is responsible for improving the utilisation of hire equipment across the business. To ensure all hire opportunities are maximised and to identify areas for investment. The Plant Hire Coordinator is responsible for developing relationships with our customers and suppliers and to coordinate exchanges for externally hired equipment.

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                                                        Project Manager

                                                        • Location: London
                                                        • Status: Permanent
                                                        • Vacancy ID: WC861

                                                        The Rail Project Manager will deliver multiple projects, to the specified HSEQ standard, to the maximum commercial performance and client satisfaction. The role also involves reviewing bids produced by the Estimating Department.

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                                                          Lead Environmental Advisor

                                                          • Location: Walsall
                                                          • Status: Permanent
                                                          • Vacancy ID: WC864

                                                          To be the environmental specialist for Barhale on the Major Projects. The role involves supporting delivery teams in developing and implementing environmental mitigations throughout the life cycle of the design and construction of projects together with liaison with all internal and external stakeholders. The post-holder will act as the Company champion and role model for all environmental issues within Barhale, making sure that relevant legislation is adhered to, in addition to assisting in planning, implementing, monitoring and reviewing the HSE strategies of Barhale and its clients.

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                                                            Project Manager

                                                            • Location: London
                                                            • Status: Permanent
                                                            • Vacancy ID: WC860

                                                            The Project Manager will deliver a complex and of high value project, to the specified HSEQ standard, to the maximum commercial performance and client satisfaction. The role also involves reviewing bids produced by the Estimating Department.

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                                                              Environmental Consent Advisor

                                                              • Location: Rickmansworth
                                                              • Status: Permanent
                                                              • Vacancy ID: WC855

                                                              Within one of our frameworks we have the requirement for an Environmental Advisor/ Consents person. The role involves supporting the framework manager to ensure consents are applied for and in place prior to works taking place. To ensure Environmental policies and standards are in place and adhered to. Assisting the team through on site briefings to recognise hazards, minimize risk and improving the environmental standards in the workplace. The post-holder will act as the regional champion and will provide support to the existing HSEQ advisors where necessary.

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                                                                Site Engineer

                                                                • Location: London
                                                                • Status: Permanent
                                                                • Vacancy ID: WC899

                                                                The purpose of this role is to provide site engineering duties for a number of projects within
                                                                the region. The Site Engineer will establish the level and survey control for contracts and set
                                                                out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring that checks are made on a regular
                                                                basis.

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                                                                  Plant Fitter

                                                                  • Location: St. Albans
                                                                  • Status: Permanent
                                                                  • Vacancy ID: WC842

                                                                  The Plant Fitter is required to service, repair and maintain equipment.

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                                                                    Apprentice Plant Fitter

                                                                    • Location: Walsall
                                                                    • Status: Permanent
                                                                    • Vacancy ID: WC830

                                                                    We are looking for an enthusiastic Apprentice Plant Fitter to join BCS, part of the Barhale Group, a privately owned company first established in 1980. BCS is a leading supplier of safety and construction products and services that operates from our central manufacturing and distribution centre.

                                                                    The role will be based at our Head Office in Walsall and provides a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable practical experience learning to service, repair and maintain plant equipment. You will receive a dedicated development programme and mentoring support and will be working towards an NVQ in Plant Maintenance.

                                                                    To be considered for an apprenticeship you must have a genuine interest in engines, electrical fault finding, hydraulics and the Construction industry and be fully committed to attend college.

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                                                                      Estimator

                                                                      • Location: Peterborough
                                                                      • Status: Permanent
                                                                      • Vacancy ID: WC840

                                                                      A fantastic opportunity for an Estimator to the join The Anglian Water @one Alliance. The Anglian Water @One Alliance is a collaborative organisation containing some of the most talented and innovative consultants and contractors in the region.

                                                                      The wide range of skills and diverse teams encourages creative and innovative thinking, with a focus on high performing team principles. The fully integrated partner structure provides the very best each has to offer to keep the Anglian Water @one Alliance at the forefront of the industry.

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                                                                        Senior Estimator

                                                                        • Location: Walsall
                                                                        • Status: Permanent
                                                                        • Vacancy ID: WC797

                                                                        The Senior Estimator’s role is to lead estimates for civil engineering works in accordance with Company estimating systems and procedures, working with other members of tender teams to develop customer solutions and secure sufficient work by value and type to meet the company's objectives.

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                                                                          Site Agent

                                                                          • Location: St. Albans
                                                                          • Status: Permanent
                                                                          • Vacancy ID: WC771

                                                                          The main purpose of the Site Agent will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. You will deliver will deliver a flagship project in Tideway Central, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The successful candidate will work closely with the Project Manager, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

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                                                                            We are an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability. All information will remain confidential to Barhale and will be handled in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

                                                                            Please note that during the recruitment process we will require candidates to prove their eligibility to work in the UK status, and for roles requiring travel a full UK driving licence must be held.