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Assistant Site Manager

  • Location: Walsall, West Midlands
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Site Manager
  • Salary: £21 - £24 per hour
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: ASM0919191_1568199105
Job description

A leading social Houisng Contractor in the Midlands are currently looking to recruit a site manager with either decent homes or construction experience

Due to the nature of this works, experience of delivering external refurbishment works will be an advantage, ideally social houisng external works or construction

Overall Purpose of the role:

  • Ensure the delivery of substantial refurbishment projects on time and on budget, whilst to the clients' satisfaction.
  • Build sound relationships with Residents, ensuring they are satisfied and kept informed.
  • Ensure the co-ordination of operatives, sub-contractors and suppliers in a planned, controlled manner whilst ensuring efficiency of the works and minimizing costs.
  • Management of project timescales and planning; communicating changes to all relevant parties
  • To prepare and keep an up-to-date project plan
  • To identify and gain approval for variation orders when deviating from the agreed project specification.
  • Monitoring of project budgets, including sub-contractor and material invoices, and the application of variation orders.
  • Responsibility for the application and monitoring of all Health and Safety practices associated to the project-including induction and site safety.
  • To attend regular update meeting with client, Senior Management and Project Coordinators, providing clear and concise documentation and progress plans.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, to budget and achieve high levels of customer service.
  • Ensure the timely delivery of management information and project reporting.
  • To build sound working relationships with clients and Sub-contractors for future works.

Essential criteria:

  • Must have good IT skills with working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Must have CSCS, SMSTS, First aid qualifications at minimum
  • Proven experience of managing external works and other trades.
  • A clear communicator who is personable and able to maintain good relationships with residents, the client and all other parties.
  • Experience of working as a main contractor Site Manager or equivalent on large refurbishment projects
  • Working knowledge of the building and maintenance industry
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety practices
  • Excellent team working, communication and organizational skills
  • Confidence and ability to engage with the Senior Management Team.