Site Manager

Job Title: Site Manager
Start date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
Location: Birmingham
Pay Type: CIS/Umbrella
Pay Rate: £400 per day
Hours per week: 42
Working hours: 07:30am - 5pm (Monday to Friday)
To act as the primary manager of site-based activities reporting into the Construction Manager. The role holds responsibility for ensuring subcontractors and their operatives are suitably competent before starting work in compliance with company standards. The role requires that all works are planned, managed and monitored. Responsibilities will be tailored according to the size of the team and project may include one or multiple line reports. Once on site the role involves daily briefings and the organisation of all matters on site including progress vs programme, logistics and maintaining the highest standards of HSE. To Assist Construction Manager in day-to-day management and delivery of the project
  • Lead the site operations and manage the supply chain to deliver projects to time, cost and quality targets and standards.
  • Ensure safety targets and standards are maintained by: - Knowing what safety excellence looks like and communicate safety with passion and credibility in order to inspire, motivate and lead the project team to achieve the vision - Fostering a continuous improvement culture by actively seeking input from all members of the project team and encouraging them to implement safety improvements
  • Ensure sustainability targets and standards are achieved by: - Knowing what safety excellence looks like and communicate safety with passion and - Actively engaging with the customer to understand and deliver their key sustainability objectives - Promoting Sustainable Solutions around all operations, particularly those related to efficient management of Waste, Energy and Water - Leading effective Community Engagement Plans and Skills Programmes where required
  • Ensure that project plans and schedules are robust and optimise project resources and timescales and are communicated effectively to the project team
  • Manage Sub Contractors, including monitoring of contractor attendance and progress; providing direct instruction and support as necessary such that contractual arrangements are achieved.
  • Participate with the management of internal/external design team/consultants to meet project deadlines under supervision from a Contract or Project Manager if required
  • Appreciate the commercial implications and drivers within the construction process and incorporate these into decision making working closely with the Project Surveyor
  • Liaise with the Project Manager or Contract Manager to ensure they are fully aware of project progress and is notified of all financial, specification and time risks ensuring that all additional work is identified
  • Assist with people management and resourcing of the project
  • Proactively assist with managing the customer relationship during delivery, including change and decision making to effectively manage expectations
  • Ensure the Company and Divisional procedures and policies are followed by the relevant teams, i.e. the Business Management System, including the Process Operating Model
  • Ensure Defects and any post completion issues, if applicable, to maintain a positive customer relationship and repeat business performance levels are managed
  • Embrace learning and development opportunities
  • Live the company Values
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
  • Support the delivery of sustainability activities
  • Previous Site Management experience within the relevant industry is essential. It would be highly beneficial to have experience of working on schemes in Healthcare and/or in live Hospitals Experience and knowledge of Passive Firestopping installation methods would be desirable
  • The willingness to work predominantly Day Shifts , but to provide out of hours cover (including Night Shift) if required.
  • IT capable and experience of using site-based digital technologies to support the management and control of works (e.g. Autodesk BIM 360 Field) would be desirable
  • Ability to communicate effectively is required in order to manage customer relationships, in addition to planning and organisation skills to deliver operational excellence and efficiency.
  • Effective leadership skills, including experience of leading teams and confidence in the ability to lead, influence and communicate with others to deliver targets are required.
  • Financial awareness is required to deliver targets, with a desire to continuously improve safety and sustainability performance.
  • Appropriate and valid CSCS card is required.
  • Appropriate and valid SMSTS accreditation is required.
  • Relevant professional qualification, such as APMP, and a relevant technical qualification are desirable.
  • Experience of Lean Construction principles and Lean practitioner training are desirable.