Role Description

Job Title:

Senior Site Manager

Reports to:

Contracts Manager

Accountable to:

Contracts Manager & Directors

Main Objectives

Reporting to the Contracts Manager, you will oversee the successful delivery of the development, including all pre and post housebuilding works

Managing the development in line with programme and budget costs as well as ensuring quality and health and safety targets are met

Key Responsibilities

Ensuring compliance on site at all times to Company Health and Safety standards, policies and processes, LABC standards, building regulations and quality standards

Co-ordinating labour and resources on site to deliver the build programme, proactively scheduling in trades to ensure optimum speed of delivery

Managing material levels to support efficiency of labour whilst keeping excesses to a minimum

Undertaking quality inspections using the Company management system, collating photographs plot by plot to evidence compliance

Ensuring defects are resolved in an efficient manner

Monitoring and controlling the cost of production whilst proactively seeking to reduce and eliminate subcontractor variations and day works

Providing professional leadership on site to encourage best practice performance from all members of the site team through proactive engagement, management and development

Completing new home tours with sales/neighbourhood teams of the client prior to handovers

Setting and maintaining high standards within Health and Safety, quality of works, site presentation, conduct and professionalism throughout the build process

Skills knowledge and aptitude

  • Proven ability to deliver weekly targets consistently through proactive organisation and forward thinking

  • Excellent communicator and influencer of people

  • Ability to lead and be assertive

  • Reactive and able to prioritise tasks to meet business needs

  • Indepth knowledge of all aspects of construction and housebuilding, legislations, regulations and standards

Qualifications & Training
- Essential

  • CIOB Member and/or NVQ Level 5 or above in Construction Management

  • SMSTS

  • First Aid

Qualifications & Training
- Desirable

  • Basic Scaffold Inspection certification

  • Mental Health First Aid certification

Experience

  • Previous Senior Site Manager experience

  • Extensive experience of working to an established build programme and managing key priorities on challenging sites

Working relationships

It is important to form strong working relationships with both internal and external people. The focus in this role is:

Internal: Directly employed site staff, Contracts Manager, Procurement & Commercial staff, Directors
External: Sub-Contractors, suppliers, LABC (or similar) representatives, customers and members of the public

Think you're the right fit?

Great! Send us your application and we'll be in touch

How?

Please send your C.V and covering letter to: Careers@watson-homes.co.uk