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Senior Site Manager

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  • Sector:

    Housing & Residential

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  • Salary:

    £55k - 62.5k per year

  • Contact:

    Katie Smith

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  • Contact phone:

    07969 972412

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Title: Senior Site Manager

Location: Westbury, Wiltshire 

Salary: £55,000 - £62,500

Sector:  Housing / Residential

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Site Manager to join the housing team of a busy regional developer. You will manage the construction of a development, including all associated pre and post housebuilding works, ensuring that targets are met regarding health and safety, delivery to build programme quality, customer care, and cost. Reporting to the Contracts Manager you will have the ability to manage people and budgets whilst maintaining the highest quality of work and customer service are delivered within the given time-scales. 

The Role:

  • Ensuring compliance on site at all times to the company health and safety standards and processes
  • Co-ordinating labour and resources on site to deliver the build programme on larger developments
  • Manage material levels 
  • Ensuring that all plots are built to the highest standard of quality
  • Undertaking company directed quality control procedures and inspections 
  • Monitoring and controlling the cost of production, and approving payment to contractors and trades where appropriate
  • Initiating and attending plot inspections with the Local Building Inspector or NHBC, taking corrective action to ensure a minimum of RI’s/BRI’s
  • Carrying out toolbox talks or similar on-site briefings
  • To have regularly displayed a proactive approach to mitigating risk, to build sequencing, and to overall quality on site
  • Liaising proactively with other internal departments, externals suppliers and partners to ensure the build programme is achieved
  • Working with sales through regular sales/build meetings to ensure a smooth and controlled delivery of homes for customers
  • To deliver a high standard of site presentation at all times
  • Carrying out New Home Tour with the Sales Advisor and customer(s) 
  • With the support of the Contracts Manager, ensure that the on-site Construction team is fully resourced and well-directed
  • Showing a good behavioural example in all aspects of health and safety, organisation, conduct, quality of work, and professionalism

About you:

  • Extensive experience of working as a Senior Site Manager with a high volume house builder
  • Experience of effectively managing teams and promoting a team working ethic
  • Proven ability to consistently deliver weekly targets through proactive organisation of the labour force
  • Up to date knowledge of health and safety and building legislation
  • A member of the Chartered Institute of Builders and/or qualified to NVQ level 5 in Construction Management
  • Valid CSCS card 
  • Valid SMSTS certificate
  • Valid First Aid certificate

For further information relating to this role, please contact Katie Smith of Thorn Baker on 07970 224907 or email

Keys Skills:  CSCS, SMSTS, Health & Safety, Housing, Residential, NHBC,