Site Manager

  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £318.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6m plus

  • Expiry date:


We have an opportunity for a Site Manager role experience in Design & Build this is a 6 months plus contract based at Barrow, Cumbria

To provide day-to-day managerial support to the numerous employees working on the site which you are managing ensuring the resources needed are supplied and used in the best possible way within the social and legal frameworks as highlighted by the client.

A site manager may be responsible for a whole site or with larger schemes, may be required to oversee part of a project and report to a more senior manager, taking care of numerous projects at the same time.

As site manager you will be responsible for the daily monitoring/overseeing of sites for which you are accountable for. This involves the managing, planning, organising, monitoring and controlling of the site through to completion.

In addition, you will be accountable for achieving the agreed level of gross margin, ensuring compliance with company principles, procedures and legislation guaranteeing best practice from all site employees to the highest standards of Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality within the site operations under your control and to deliver a high value safe project for the client on behalf of the company and the team.

In conjunction with this you will need to liaise effectively with all disciplines, i.e. surveying, buying, planning, HR, Health and Safety, to ensure effective management of contracts and delivery of products to the program.

General Tasks
Implement all Health, Safety and the Environment legislation, as contained within the Health & Safety Management System
Actively leading by example as a representative of the Company ensuring that all working relationships with internal and external customers are consistent and perform to the highest standards
Ensuring the company gets the best out of its sub - contractors and suppliers
Ensuring the correct correspondence is in place to protect the company's commercial and contractual position
To ensure all activities the company's processes/standards laid down in the Business Quality Management System are adhered to.
To fulfil responsibilities in accordance with the project allocation of responsibilities
Management of quality control and inspection of the work being carried out
To report all accidents or incidents that warrant entry into the site accident book and within 24 hours to the contracts manager
Record any changes

Advise and assist in finding safe construction/ demolition solutions, taking into account programme information.
Develop and implement the construction phase Health and Safety plan
Develop and implement the project management plan
To provide input to the sub-contractors risk assessment including referencing where possible the standard of quality to be achieved

A Full UK Driving Licence is required
4 - 6 years industrial experience before going into construction management - previously working as a supervisor or technician
Appropriate NVQ L4 relating to role
CSCS Card holder - Minimum Supervisory level
CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme

A degree, or an HND, HNC
A member of Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Graduate Diploma Programme or qualified to NVQ Level 6 in Construction Management
In excess of 7 years on site experience
First Aid training

Experience & Knowledge
Excellent knowledge of health and safety regulations
Previously managed a team of operatives at supervisory level
Able to manage labour
Proven track record of having previously managed successful sites

Must be able to plan work well
Prepared for responsibility and decision making
Highly numerate with good IT skills- including use of Microsoft excel, word and outlook
Able to manage and motivate people from all levels
Ability to prioritise tasks to meet changing on site needs