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Site Manager

  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 months ago

  • Sector: Water, Construction
  • Contact: Nathaniel Drew
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 200 5526
  • Expiry Date: 05 January 2024
  • Job Ref: 403064NDR

The main purpose of the Site Manager 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, 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.

Key Responsibilities:

Site Management
• Overall responsibility for the successful delivery of various projects in the Civils and
Water sectors
• Deliver the work to the specified quality without defects
• When required, lead a teams of Sub Agents, Engineers and Foreman to deliver the
work safely without environmental incidents, and to the specified quality.
• Ensure production and implementation of Project Plans, RAMS, ITP’s plus other Safe
Systems of Works, when specified, in line with Company procedures
• Ensure the commercial performance of the contract is maximised
• Produce and manage the project construction programme as well as producing 4
weekly look ahead programmes.
• Produce procurement schedules and liaise with the procurement department to
ensure sites have adequate resources to complete the tasks
Client interface
• Undertake an ambassadorial role representing the business to customers, public and
official bodies
• Deliver end product to customer requirements and satisfaction
Cost control
• Populate and manage the Barhale cost plan for the project
• Maximise project value
• Ensure detailed site diaries/records are completed
• Maintain commercial tension to drive out cost and challenge the status quo
• Endeavour to spot and highlight value engineering opportunities

• Produce good quality, accurate monthly reports for the Client and internally
• Chair weekly site meetings in line with Company procedures

Key Measures & Targets:
• Monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met
• Adherence to Business Unit Objectives
• Ensure 3 Pillar KPI measures are met

Key Relationships:
• Customers and stakeholders
• Subcontractors and suppliers
• Site teams and support departments

Person Specification:
The successful candidate will need considerable experience in Civil and Water sectors as
well as an appreciation of Process Engineering, and likely to meet all of the following criteria

• Considerable experience in Civil Engineering/ Water, Utilities and FRC works as a
Site Agent for a contractor, delivering projects in a highly regulated environment.
• Working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management,
Programme and Risk Management and cost control including forecasting, actual
cost, and value reporting
• Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent
• Good knowledge of specifications and testing regimes relevant to general civil
• Experience managing subcontractors value greater than £1m
• Experience in producing, reviewing, and implementing Safe Systems of Work for task
specific activities
• Experience in producing look ahead programmes, implementing and analysing
• Knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of contract
• CSCS (Site Manager)
• SMSTS or IOSH Managing Safely
• Excellent communication, people, and team management skills
• Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to a conclusion
• Ability to demonstrate the right behaviours and motivate and lead the team in line
with the Company culture, ensuring high standards of compliance
• Proficient in using Microsoft including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

• First Aid
• Confined Space Training

As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits,
which provide a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:
▪ 5% Company pension contribution
▪ Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary
▪ Single person’s private medical cover
▪ Permanent Health Cover