Works Manager

I have an exciting opportunity for a Works Manager to join a large contractor on a major infrastructure project in Buckinghamshire. Based across a large section of works, your role will be to manage the successful execution of the works on site. This is a long term freelance role starting at the end of May.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring construction operations and materials are in compliance with project requirements.
  • Stopping work at any time if the safety or quality of work is in question.
  • Obtaining necessary services from departments.
  • Controlling the project schedule to ensure timely and economical completion.
  • Ensuring that effective corrective actions are taken on identified problems.
  • Liaising with the Management team on management of construction activities.
  • Managing the General Foreman and Foreman and ensuring they carry out their key responsibilities and duties.
  • Ensuring appropriate Labour resources are identified and are present on the project when required.
  • Ensuring appropriate Plant resources are identified and are present and deployed correctly on the project when required.
  • Maintain records of daily site activities and report on progress when required.
  • Undertake Health and Safety tours in conjunction with the Project Manager.
  • Actively contribute to the performance monitoring of the Subcontractors.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • HNC (Construction related) or NVQ Level 2
  • Demonstration of knowledge and practical application of Site Construction activities and management of staff, operatives and subcontractors
  • Previous Civil Engineering and earthworks experience

If this position is for you then please don't hesitate to contact me on 07921458533 for an informal chat or drop me an email with any questions you might have to

Alternatively if this position isn't for you but you think you know someone who might be suitable, then we offer a £500 referral fee (T's and C's apply).