Senior Site Agent

South West
£500 - £600/day PAYE (DOE)

We are seeking an Agent/Senior Site Agent/Project Manager to join the major projects team for Devonport Docks in Plymouth. 

As Senior Site Agent, you will be leading the 'Buildings Team' who will initially be looking after the piling for the project - piling experience is a must. 


As an Agent, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Set personal example in health, safety and environmental matters by ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures, and personal safety tours.
  • Manage, supervise and mentor the project team as appropriate.
  • Adopt, maintain and promote cost-conscious management through efficient use of all resources.
  • Implement and promote the use of BIM technologies to deliver the requirements of the project BIM Execution Plan (BEP).
  • Maintain good working relationship with staff and the supply chain.
  • Encourage repeat business by adopting a professional attitude with clients and stakeholders.
  • Establish, maintain and monitor an effective, programme based cost management system, to facilitate control with reliable QF preparation.
  • Ensure realistic short, medium and contract programmes are prepared, reviewed and updated.
  • Ensure method statements and risk assessments are prepared, briefed, reviewed and updated.
  • Ensure all records for measurement and payment purposes are prepared promptly, in appropriate form.
  • Ensure all necessary site based appointments are made with suitably trained and experienced staff.
  • Use recorded weekly internal progress meetings to communicate with all levels of the team.
  • Keep off-site line management apprised of potential problems and future work opportunities.
  • Establish and maintain close working relationship with buying department to ensure compliant advantageous procurement terms.
  • Establish close working relationship with general foreman to ensure cost-effective use of labour and plant.

Who are we looking for?

  • Successful management of a section of a major project, or acting as agent on a similar project.
  • Thorough knowledge of company policy and relevant government legislation.
  • Working knowledge of construction techniques and contract law relevant to construction contracts.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Qualified to ICE Chartered level or equivalent (preferred).


You will be able to start this role mid-end of January and are happy to work on site. 

This project will be long term, with work opportunities for development over time.


Other positions also available. Referrals welcomed