Senior Site Manager - Social Housing Refurb

Sustainable Resourcing
Lambeth, Greater London
£45000 - £55000/annum + Bens/travel/bonus
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a well-established main contractor, has an immediate requirement for a Senior site Manager for a large scale residential ‘lived in’ refurbishment project and ongoing works within Social Housing. The project consists of scattered properties within South London.

The successful candidate must have proven experience of working in large site teams, to include: managing assistant Site Managers, direct labour operatives and Sub-contractors. In addition, experience of managing on large scale refurbishment works within social housing is essential.

Experience of managing the following on large scale projects is essential:

Scaffold, windows/doors, EWI & Render, painting, Enabling works, Structural concrete repair, brickwork repair.

The successful candidate must be locally based and meet the below essential criteria.

Overall Purpose of the role:

• Ensure the delivery of multi million pound refurbishment projects on time and on budget, whilst to the clients’ satisfaction.
• Build sound relationships with Residents, ensuring they are satisfied and kept informed.
• Ensure the co-ordination of operatives, sub-contractors and suppliers in a planned, controlled manner whilst ensuring efficiency of the works and minimizing costs.
• Management of project timescales and planning; communicating changes to all relevant parties
• To prepare and keep an up-to-date project plan
• To identify and gain approval for variation orders when deviating from the agreed project specification.
• Monitoring of project budgets, including sub-contractor and material invoices, and the application of variation orders.
• Responsibility for the application and monitoring of all Health and Safety practices associated to the project-including induction and site safety.
• To attend regular update meeting with client, Senior Management and Project Coordinators, providing clear and concise documentation and progress plans.
• Ensure projects are delivered on time, to budget and achieve high levels of customer service.
• Ensure the timely delivery of management information and project reporting.
• To build sound working relationships with clients and Sub-contractors for future works.

Essential criteria:

• Must have good IT skills with working knowledge if MS Office Suite Inc. Excel, and Microsoft Project
• Able to maintain quality and push programme in a fast moving environment.
• Must have CSCS, SMSTS, Firs aid qualifications at minimum
• A clear communicator who is personable and able to maintain good relationships with residents, the client and all other parties.
• Experience of working as a main contractor Site Manager or equivalent on large ‘lived in’ residential refurbishment projects
• Working knowledge of the building and maintenance industry
• Knowledge of Health and Safety practices
• Excellent team working, communication and organizational skills
• Confidence and ability to engage with the Senior Management Team.

Unfortunately those candidates that do not meet the essential criteria below will not be considered. Due to the volume of applications, it is with regret that we cannot respond to each application individually. If you have not received a response within 14 days of your application, unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion