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Senior Site Manager

Location: Clapham Salary: Excellent Salary & benefits


Sen Site Manager - High-end resi refurbishments - SW London


To work as part of a team, under the direction of the Contracts Manager (CM), to deliver projects to the highest standard and to contribute to the overall success of the customer experience and of customer satisfaction.  To reflect the company ethos in the management of employees and in the undertaking of all professional duties.


To understand more complex project and planning information and use strategies to manage this information.

To demonstrate the ability to plan over a longer period and to take into account more interdependent variables in this planning.

To demonstrate time management strategies to deal with the range and complexity of tasks –managerial, administrative and technical input.

To develop strategies to manage the quality of workmanship of both direct employees and subcontractors especially where responsibility for quality has been delegated to an Assistant Site Manager.




To plan and coordinate daily and weekly activities in excess of 4 weeks in advance, including resources and labour in line with project information and the construction programme.

To produce a programme to support your plan based on the CM’s project programme using programming software to compile this and as a tool to show progress, record delays and variations.

To plan for more numerous, complex tasks in an integrated manner that illustrates how they are interlinke and interdependent.

Where appropriate consult with Subcontractors to gather their specialist input into the programme.

To ensure that all planning and programming is shared with the relevant team members, including the Assistant Site Manager and/or Subcontractor Supervisors, and is monitored and reviewed.

To contribute proactively to weekly team planning meetings and to maintain excellent levels of communication with the client and their representatives.



To manage your team in line with HR (Human Resources) policies and the Company values.

To be wholly responsible for all activities on site related to the project requiring little guidance from the Contracts Manager and able to demonstrate initiative and self- reliance.

To manage your time effectively to deal with the increased amount, and complexity of, project documentation and the need to manage subcontractor supervisors, inspect the quality of work and attend professional meetings.

To manage and maintain the site to a high standard and to ensure that team members, including subcontractors, conduct themselves appropriately at all times.



To plan and manage the project with consideration to financial efficiencies with regard to the sequencing of activities and the use of labour and plant.

To demonstrate an understanding of the impact of longer lead in times for materials and resources and ensure that this is reflected in any planning.

To accurately complete all administration supporting financial tracking and be able to deliver this information at formal meetings.



To ensure that expectations of workmanship are explained clearly to the team including the use of examples of good practice where appropriate.

To ensure strategies are used to monitor the quality of work and to maintain high standards including regular site inspections of work in progress.

To follow all company processes regarding sign off and completion of works.

To deploy effective strategies to address issues regarding work that doesn’t meet expectations including gathering documentation to support this assessment and to ensure standards are met.

To manage your Assistant in effectively carrying out if this function is delegated.

SHE (Safety, Health and Environment)

To be aware of all relevant SHE legislation with regards to statutory compliance.

To understand complex project information to help identify risk and manage potential hazards using company procedures.

To establish a site safety culture and maintain compliance.

To ensure that all documentation related to SHE is completed regularly, kept up to date and filed securely.



To develop effective strategies for producing, updating, collating and storing all relevant project information in line with company policy, procedure and legislation.

To demonstrate effective communication using email and more formal documentation.




A Trade Apprenticeship.

Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Certificate.



First Aid Certificate.

Basic contractual knowledge.

Awareness of standard pre-construction processes and relevant SHE regulations.

Comprehensive technical and construction knowledge.

Competent Intermediate programming software.

Higher Education Qualification (desirable).

Membership of a professional body – Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) (desirable).



Highly self-motivated, proactive and able to use initiative.

Able to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines.

Proven managerial skills including effective delegation.

Effective communicator increasingly using more formal and professional formats.

Committed to delivering a high-quality service. Flexible thinker – effective problem solver.



7 - 10 years trade experience (desirable).

Previous Site Manager experience on projects of a value of between £2 to £5 million or comparable complexity.



Projects completed within time and budgetary deadlines.

Projects reflect high standards of workmanship.

High levels of customer satisfaction are achieved.


Sen Site Manager - High-end resi refurbishments - SW London

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