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Northern Region
Sawgate Road Pumpstation, Burton Lazars, LE14 2XL
Closing date

The main purpose of the Site Manager is to be responsible for the management of the construction site to achieve the required project delivery to the customers’ objectives while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. You will be responsible for the delivery of various projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and the maximum commercial performance. The successful candidate will work closely with the Contracts Manager, Project Manager, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed safely whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

Key Responsibilities:

Site Management

  • Overall responsibility for the successful delivery of various projects in the Civils and Water sectors
  • Deliver the work to the specified quality without defects
  • When required, lead a team of Sub Agents, Engineers and Foreman to deliver the work safely without environmental incidents, and to the specified quality.
  • Ensure production and implementation of Project Plans, RAMS, ITP’s plus other Safe Systems of Works, when specified, in line with Company procedures
  • Ensure the commercial performance of the contract is maximised
  • Produce and manage the project construction programme as well as producing 4 weekly look ahead programmes.
  • Produce procurement schedules and liaise with the procurement department to ensure sites have adequate resources to complete the tasks

 Client interface

  • Undertake an ambassadorial role representing the business to customers, public and official bodies
  • Deliver end product to customer requirements and satisfaction

Cost control

  • Populate and manage the Barhale cost plan for the project
  • Maximise project value
  • Ensure detailed site diaries/records are completed
  • Maintain commercial tension to drive out cost and challenge the status quo
  • Endeavour to spot and highlight value engineering opportunities


  • Produce good quality, accurate monthly reports for the Client and internally
  • Chair weekly site meetings in line with Company procedures

 Key Measures & Targets:

  • Monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met
  • Adherence to Business Unit Objectives
  • Ensure 3 Pillar KPI measures are met

Key Relationships:

  • Customers and stakeholders
  • Subcontractors and suppliers
  • Site teams and support departments

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will need considerable experience in the Civil and Water sectors as well as an appreciation of Process Engineering, and is likely to meet all of the following criteria;


  • Considerable experience in Civil Engineering/ Water, Utilities and FRC works as a Site Agent for a contractor, delivering projects in a highly regulated environment.
  • Working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management, Programme and Risk Management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost, and value reporting
  • Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of specifications and testing regimes relevant to general civil engineering
  • Experience managing subcontractors value greater than £1m
  • Experience in producing, reviewing, and implementing Safe Systems of Work for task-specific activities
  • Experience in producing look ahead programmes, implementing and analysing
  • Knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of contract
  • CSCS (Site Manager)
  • SMSTS or IOSH Managing Safely
  • Excellent communication, people, and team management skills
  • Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to a conclusion
  • Ability to demonstrate the right behaviours and motivate and lead the team in line with the Company culture, ensuring high standards of compliance
  • Proficient in using Microsoft including Excel, Word and PowerPoint


  • First Aid
  • Confined Space Training