Site Manager

  • Permanent
  • Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
  • £40,000 to £42,000 per annum

Site Manager – Surfacing / Tarmac
£40,000 – £42,500 + Car or Car Allowance

To support the division to achieve its Business Plan through the implementation of the agreed operational process, proactive management of a site team and holding a professional, progressive, collaborative approach to work.

Key Tasks and Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the day to day management of a single contracting project, or combination of projects by agreement if deemed appropriate, ensuring that at all times those sites operate in accordance with the client’s management system as it is applied locally.
  • Responsible for the effective implementation of the client’s safety management system as it is amended locally.
  • Responsible for ensuring all divisional and group process is adhered to where they relate directly and indirectly to the delivery of projects within the area of responsibility.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining professional and productive relationships which are collaborative and mutually trustworthy with client officers, designers, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Responsible for the direct line management of General Foreman, Site Engineers, Assistant/Section Managers and for overarching, indirect management of directly employed and subcontracted workforce.
  • Responsible for understanding and clearly directing how individual activities within a wider project will be undertaken safely, efficiently and to a high quality by writing and disseminating method statements which are clear, comprehensible and unambiguous.
  • Responsible for the control of access to site, who is on site, who is expected on site, the high level allocation of individuals to pieces of work and the management of any challenges that arise in relation to workers.
  • Responsible for producing short and medium term operational programmes (4 week look ahead) which clearly demonstrate adherence to the overarching contract and project programme.
  • Must routinely report to the Contracts Manager and any member of the Divisional Leadership Team regarding progress on site and any successes, issues or challenges arising.
  • Must commit to following the client’s reporting processes in terms of auditing, action reporting and similar all in accordance with agreed timescales.
  • Must routinely produce any appropriate reports about the performance of projects as and when requested by the Divisional Manager in a format which is understandable and clear for all.
  • Must assist colleagues, superiors and reports to fulfil their own personal objectives when practicable.
  • Must continually seek out opportunity for improvement in delivery of projects in the short, medium and long term. Must also identify risks which exist or are likely to exist and develop means to mitigate the effects of those risks occurring.
  • Must always act fully in support of the Divisional Manager and divisional strategy.
  • Should assist reasonably in the continued development of this role to provide betterment to the division.
  • Must undertake any other associated task as reasonably directed by the Divisional Manager or Divisional Leadership Team.

Measures of Success:

  • Appraisal system – Achievement of annual personal business objectives.
  • Feedback from progress meetings with Line Manager and from other colleagues.
  • Deadlines met.
  • Client requirements are dealt with promptly.
  • Customer is satisfied by the standard of the work.
  • Feedback from company & contract Key Performance Indicators.
  • Safety statistics.
  • Operational finance performance matching assumptions.

Service Standards:

  • Fully embrace the client’s business initiative, “striving towards continually improving the performance of the Group”.
  • Work to and actively support and promote the client’s IMS, to develop, maintain and improve service deliver and customer satisfaction.
  • Consistently working at a level consistent with, or higher than, agreed divisional service levels.
  • Hands on and active support for colleagues.
  • Professional and tidy appearance.
  • Customer care focus.
  • Best Value Focus.
  • Keeping all promises within deadlines agreed.

Qualifications / Tickets:

  • SMSTS.
  • CSCS.
  • Previous experience in similar role.

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please call Josh Moss on 02392 322389, or email your CV to

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