Senior Site Manager - #978637

Blayze Group

Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Blayze Group
Role – Senior Site Manager – Externals Bias

Location – Manchester Central

Salary - £70,000 - £75,000 + package

Based on a large-scale residential development in Manchester, my client is looking for a site manager to oversee the externals packages and manage the sub-contractors


The Site Manager has overall responsibility for a specific site, typically a large-scale project. They are the construction leader on the ground. They manage the overall day to day supervision of the construction site. He/she will monitor the preparation of the site prior to project launch and oversee the safe and efficient operation of the site throughout the construction phase

Participates in compiling the initial programme and have a full awareness of weekly targets

Plans and oversees the site setup, ensuring that the appropriate facilities are in place prior to the project launch

Manages the relationship with the sub-contractors while working onsite

Takes ownership for ensuring that HSEQS protocols are adhered to on sites at all times

Maintains quality control procedures at all times

Ensures that the TWR is in place and is up to date

Monitors onsite energy and waste data

Is responsible for ensuring an efficient registration system is in place to monitor all individuals entering and leaving the site

Flags any issues with the Contract Management/Commercial Teams, which have the potential to have an impact on the effective delivery of the project – I.e. materials, works schedules, resources, H&S matters or issues relating to cost or delivery schedule

Drives the pace of the project and plans the work in the field

Coordinates and priorities the sequence of activities on site

Manages a team of site staff

Leads the DBS meetings

Monitors and controls costs v budget

Ensures that all employees adhere to appropriate protocols in the event of an incident onsite

Able to relate company commercial strategy to own activities

Operates the site on a holistic ‘cradle to grave’ project management approach

Be able to communicate the site requirements to the commercial team and achieve the most economical reasonable solution bearing in mind commercial constraints

Drive the project programme

Delegate responsibilities to suitable site staff

Manage information and record of relevant contemporaneous records

Follows the PEP as a means of ensuring that work is carried out on time and on budget

About the Candidate

* Strong People Management experience

* Knowledge of good industrial relations practices

* Ability to deal with conflicting priorities and difficult stakeholders, particularly sub-contractors

* Ability to communicates with colleagues and clients in a warm and persuasive way both formally and informally and able to alter style and method to suit audience

* Can build consensus

* Strong people skills and able to manage a variety of subcontractor supervision

* In excess of ten years’ experience working across a range of sectoral projects

* Experience of leading others and track record of delivering medium to large scale projects

* Ability to prioritise and make prompt decisions in the interests of the project · Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all the trades required on site, codes of practice relating to them and their specific requirements

* Experience building credibility with contractors by treating them with respect

* Calm under pressure

* Leads by example

Required Qualifications / Training

* Trade or Technical background

* Appropriate HSEQS training

* Temporary works

* Scaffolding - Cranage

* New technology in Construction systems

* Understanding of the BIM strategy

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