Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Site Manager


Job Description:

The ideal candidate will achieve 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 to the maximum commercial performance. The successful candidate will work closely with the Contracts Manager, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.


  • Overall responsibility for the successful delivery of various projects in the Civils and Water sectors
  • When required, lead a teams 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 as well as Waste Management Plans, 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 2 weeks look ahead
  • Produce procurement schedules and liaise with the procurement department to ensure sites have adequate resources to complete the tasks
  • Undertake an ambassadorial role representing the business to customers, public and official bodies
  • Deliver end product to customer requirements and satisfaction
  • 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
  • Monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met
  • Adherence to Business Unit Objectives


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

  • Considerable experience in Civil Engineering/ Water and Utilities 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 (Desirable)
  • Good knowledge of specifications and testing regime relevant to general civil engineering
  • Knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of contract
  • CSCS (Site Manager)
  • SMSTS or IOSH Managing Safely
  • NRSWA Supervisor
  • Lift Appointed Person
  • Knowledge of Primavera P6 software
  • Excellent communication, people and team management skills
  • Temporary Works Co-ordinator
  • Confined space training
  • CEng MICE, or equivalent


As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits, which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:

  • Company car/car allowance
  • 5% Company pension contribution
  • Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary
  • Single persons private medical cover
  • Permanent Health Cover
  • Sites will include those in Wales, East Midlands, West Midlands, Wales and Stoke on Trent

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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