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Site Manager (Main Contractor)

United Kingdom
£45,000 to £55,000
Job Type
3 Feb 2024
Site Manager required for large scale construction projects with one of Northern Ireland's premier companies

Your new company

Hays Construction has been retained by one of the UK & Ireland's tier 1 contractors who currently require an experienced Site Manager to join this multi-award-winning employer of choice.

This client has delivered landmark projects across a variety of sectors throughout their 50-year-years in the industry. With the huge growth and demand in the market this year, the company plan to deliver a wide range of projects to expand and build on their already prestigious project portfolio.

With impressive builds across a variety of sectors including commercial, residential & hospitality, this firm now requires a Site Manager to join a new site beginning at the start of 2024 that will see you working in a major UK city, constructing a large-scale residential complex. This will be a challenging yet highly rewarding project and will see you based on site with progression available within the business.

Your new role

Due to continued bid success, this company is currently undertaking new projects. With a new high-rise apartment complex due to start in 2024, as Site Manager you will have a number of responsibilities not limited to:

  • Working closely with the Project Manager to plan the project, effectively ensuring that project requirements, specifications, design drawings and H&S proposals are all agreed and that a program is in place.
  • Establish and maintain the storage facilities for materials, plant and tools and manage stock to meet the timescales of the project.
  • Develop a material schedule for the project and generate requisitions as far ahead as possible to enable achievement of the best prices and on-time delivery.
  • Produce a labour schedule in conjunction with the project manager to ensure subcontractor packages are placed in time to meet the programme. Maintain this schedule and track progress.
  • Manage all site-based operatives, overseeing all aspects of their work including the carrying out of safety inductions, toolbox talks, controlling the quality of work, ensuring method statement and order fulfilment, cleanliness and tidiness, the use of plant and tools, the reduction of waste and use of PPE.
  • Ensure all works carried out is to the required standard for brickwork, plastering, carpentry etc.

  • This role will see you cover a rounded set of objectives while working closely with the management team and having the full use of Site Engineering and Commercial Teams.

    What you'll need to succeed

    To succeed in this role, you will have previous experience overseeing large-scale construction projects while managing subcontractors. You will have previous experience of carrying out works at a management level, as well as possessing relevant tickets (e.g. SMSTS / SSSTS / CSCS / NVQ). You will be a self-starter with excellent leadership skills and technical ability, possessing a keen eye for detail whilst upholding high standards throughout the programme of works. This client will be open to candidates coming from traditional trades or engineering backgrounds.
    With key projects across the UK & Ireland, you must have a flexible attitude to travel.

    What you'll get in return

    This is a fantastic opportunity to work on numerous award-winning projects for a market-leading contractor that offer unrivalled opportunity for fast-track career development and progression due to their 'learn on the job' incentive. The company also offers a range of benefits that includes a highly competitive salary, an attractive discretionary bonus, generous holiday entitlement and a pension scheme with company contribution, along with travel allowances.

    What you need to do now

    If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Chris McNamara now on .
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    • Job Reference: 1227960229-2
    • Date Posted: 3 February 2024
    • Recruiter: Hays
    • Location: United Kingdom
    • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
    • Bonus/Benefits: + Package
    • Sector: Construction
    • Job Type: Permanent