Works Manager

£45/hr to £55/hr PAYE Umbrella

An excellent long-term opportunity within IR 35 exists for an experienced heavy civils Works Manager to provide management and leadership in support of a multi-disciplinary team, ensuring that the works are coordinated and delivered safely and according to the demands of the programme.

The role will require liaison with the Construction Manager, Deputy Construction Managers, safety team, night shift Works Manager, multi discipline leads and Physical Area Coordinators for the coordinated delivery of on-site works.

The Works Manager duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Manage / conduct the Plan of the Day (PLOD) & ensure full coordination with the Plan Of the Night
  • Coordinate SIMMOPS associated with the PLOD / PLON, ensuring work face attendance.
  • Carry out periodic safety & environment tours
  • Ensure that sufficient resources are allocated to the works section.
  • General management of the site, signage, access, security, compound areas, site notices, amenities.
  • Site audits / checks.
  • Assist Physical Area Coordinator and construction teams in planning stage programmes.
  • Monitor the distribution of plant items, ensures the off hire of items not in use
  • Pursues correct allocation of plant and labour to assigned tasks.
  • Support discipline coordination where required
  • Support the site cleanliness coordination
  • Foresee, negate, address any potential site IR issues


Requirements for this post include –

  • Consistent experience on large, heavy civils, multi-disciplinary projects in the employ of a tier one principal contractor
  • Experience in leading of multi discipline construction operations  
  • Experience in leading teams on significant EPC contracts is essential.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of NEC contracts
  • Engineering Discipline Qualification with relevant Engineering Institution/Professional Qualification (Preferred)
  • A clear, informative, decisive and collaborative communicator
  • Experienced in Microsoft applications with the ability to create / monitor and report using Excel, Word & Powerpoint


If you are interested and keen to be considered, then kindly lodge your CV here now.