Highways Site Agent

  • Contract
  • Wokingham, United Kingdom
  • £230 to £250 per day

Role Title: Highways Site Agent
Location: Wokingham
8 Month contract
Previous experience in management within Construction / Highways is essential.

Role Purpose
To manage and successfully deliver the Reactive and patching works of the TMC
To manage client relationships, by meeting and exceeding expectations

Financial: Responsible for the P&L of their areas

Manage their team and supply chain to deliver projects to time, cost, and quality targets and standards
Running reports and analysing data to ensure the works are programmed to exceed our targets and KPIs.
Ensure safety targets and standards are maintained by:
motivate and manage 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 are achieved by:
Actively engaging with the customer to understand and deliver their key sustainability objectives
Leading effective Community Engagement Plans and Skills programmes where required
Manage the client relationship during delivery, including change and decision making to manage expectations
Management System, including the Process Operating Model
Manage external consultants (e.g. design) to enable delivery driving value, customer focus and achievement of the project’s objectives
Ensure effective records are maintained and kept for project delivery
Report to Senior Management on progress, risks and issues using robust reporting systems to meet the needs of the business
Manage and deliver operational excellence and efficiency through:
Thorough implementation of planning, risk, project controls and change controls
Implementation of Lean principles throughout to drive productivity, performance and safety
Implementation of best practice commercial management
Understand the relevant Contract terms and conditions
Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
Producing construction phase plans in accordance with CDM
Producing and checking Risk assessments prior to works being carried out
Snagging and Quality management

Qualities and

Previous experience in management within construction / highways is essential.
The ability to communicate effectively is required to manage client relationships, in addition to strong planning and organisation skills to deliver operational excellence and efficiency.
Experience of leading teams, and confidence in the ability to lead, influence and communicate with others to deliver targets are required.
Strong organisational and process management skills, with attention to detail and rigorous adherence to change management protocols
The ability to plan and programme works efficiently, using data to ensure KPI performance and ensure on-time, on-quality delivery.
Financial awareness is required to deliver targets, with a desire to continuously improve safety and sustainability performance.
An appropriate and valid CSCS card is required.
A relevant professional qualification, such as APMP, and a relevant technical qualification are desirable.
Experience of Lean Construction principles and Lean practitioner training are desirable.



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