Senior Site Manager

November 26, 2019
Job Type
Ref No
£48k to £58k


About this Role:

An experienced Senior Site Manager or ambitious Site Manager looking to progress, is required to work with the Project Manager and construction team on a £26m new build education scheme in Portsmouth.

Reporting to the Project Manager you will be responsible for managing all site based construction activities including:

Coordination of trade sub-contractors;

Mid and short-term programming of works;

Input to design development with consultant design team;

Management and mentoring of Site Managers / Assistant Site Managers;

Ensuring company health and safety standards are planned, communicated, achieved and enforced;

Review of method statements and risk assessments (RAMS);

Organising deliveries of materials, logistics, waste management, etc;

Quality control; Inspections and test plans;

Client liaison;

Coordination meetings with trades and other managers;

Reporting on progress against program;

Issue resolution;

Snagging and handover.

The project has commenced on site in its early works stages; Main works due to commence early in the new year for an 18 month construction programme.  This is a new build project on a brownfield site.

About the Company/Client/Project:

The contractor is the busy regional office of a larger main contractor group with roughly £100m annual turnover, and a proven track record in the delivery of medium sized new build and refurbishment schemes from £15m to £40m in the higher and secondary education, commercial, health care, research and development sectors.

The patch focus includes Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and occasionally Sussex, secured through a mixture of negotiated schemes, frameworks and competitive tenders.


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

Ideally from a trades, 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.   A degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management would be advantageous, but not essential based on experience.

This role would suit an ambitious SSM looking to consolidate this role in a large site team and progress to Project Manager in the longer term.

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

High standards, attention to detail and the drive to deliver on spec, budget and programme 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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