Senior Site Manager

September 12, 2018
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About this Role:

Experienced / ambitious Senior Site Manager required to work as No1 on a £6m new build student accommodation project in Reading, Berkshire.  The project is a four storey new build with RC basement and met sec structure to provide 60 student bedrooms; Challenging site with neighbouring buildings on three sides and a busy road front. 

Reporting to the visiting Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for managing the scheme from site set up onwards, managing one other site manager, trade sub-contractors and all site based construction activities, including short and long term programming of works, design coordination, health and safety, review of method statements, risk assessments, call off of materials, logistics, quality control, client liaison, coordination meetings, reporting on progress against program, etc, snagging and handover.

The project is due to commence on site in August, and run into later next year. 

About the Company/Client/Project:

The contractor is a busy regional contractor with a £75m annual turnover, and a proven track record in the delivery of medium sized new build and refurbishment schemes from £5m to £30m in the student accommodation, education, commercial, local authority, retirement home, industrial and retail sectors.

The work patch covers Berkshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, proactive, demonstrating excellent technical, organisational, man-management, and communication skills.  A proven track record of work for a top twenty main contractor would be advantageous.

Ideally from a construction management or engineering background with a sharp eye for detail and finishes, you will possess strong planning and problem solving ability, with a positive, ‘get it right first time’ approach.

It is a technically and logistically challenging site, so the ideal candidate will be particularly effective at planning and coordinating works on the tight site.

Ideal opportunity for an ambitious Senior Site Manager.

You will possess your SMSTS, CSCS and First Aid qualifications for this role.

High standards, attention to detail and the drive will be very well rewarded with excellent salary, benefits, promotional and development prospects.

For more information on this contract please contact Martin Olney on 02380 682 662 or send your CV to

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

alltek specialise in build vacancies and is a leading Recruitment Consultancy in Southampton.

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