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Assistant Site Manager

  • £35,000 + package
  • Residential Development
  • Coventry

Assistant Site Manager

Residential Developer

Up to £35,000 plus package


About the company:

Our client is a leading Residential Developer with a history of creating well-designed sustainable communities for a number of decades. They are proud to hold a well-regarded capability for delivering schemes of varying size and scale, from small housing-led residential developments through to larger urban regeneration schemes.

They strive towards encouraging a culture of creativity and openness where staff development is at the forefront of their business plan. In order to achieve the best possible results our client realise the need for support and guidance for all staff members. Whilst on the job training is an essential learning process our client also realises that it’s important to encourage additional training and personal development.

About the role:

The role involves working closely with the site manager and senior site manager overseeing a team of personnel and co-ordinating all the subcontracted trades. Responsibility is for ensuring the construction process is safe; that build quality, workmanship and environmental standards are consistently high and homes are completed on time and to pre-determined cost.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To comply with the company Build Policy and Procedures.
  • Supervise and co-ordinate staff, Sub-Contractors, material suppliers and Utility providers to ensure an efficient method of build to the required build quality and build programme.
  • Scheduling work to be carried out to ensure production targets are achieved and high quality of product is maintained.
  • Ensure that production targets are met whilst producing the highest quality of product and ensuring costs are kept within budget.
  • Effective daily use of appropriate company Information Systems and databases.
  • Comply with Site Managers responsibilities as laid down in the Group’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy and complete the relevant documentation on a weekly/monthly basis.
  • Direct liaison with Sales, Technical and Commercial departments ensuring that up to date records of all site activities are retained, thereby achieving cost/quality control; and report on the same to Contracts Managers/Construction Director.
  • Lead, motivate, communicate with, develop, appraise and performance manage staff to ensure staff are fully motivated to achieve best performance to meet the company’s needs.
  • Contribute to improving the business, protecting and enhancing the reputation of the company, by putting forward new ideas and, when requested to do so, implementing change.

About the benefits and rewards:

  • Up to £35,000 basic salary
  • Private pension
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Private healthcare and cash plan options
  • 25 days holiday
  • Retail discounts
  • Company bonus scheme

About the requirements:

  • Experience within the residential construction sector
  • Excellent time management
  • Commercially aware
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Able to work well in a team as well as on your own initiative
  • Strong team and people management skills
  • Motivated and able to engage with a variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Health and Safety focused