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External Works Manager – Specialist Groundwork Subcontractor

  • £180 - £220 Per Day
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

External Works Manager – Specialist Groundwork Subcontractor


About the Company

Our client is a well-established groundwork contractor, who over the past 40 years have grown from their humble beginnings as a plant hire company to specialise in groundworks, infrastructure works, foundations, drainage RC Basement and concrete frames. They have also diversified into house building and residential basements beneath existing properties. All of this company’s projects are run with directly employed labour and supervised daily at director level. This enables them to provide a consistent level of quality, on plan and within budget.

The leaders of this business will frequently get involved at the early stage of a contract to offer design and value engineering advice. This has led to their loyal client base they currently have offering them repeat business and allows the organic growth they have achieved throughout the years.

About the Opportunity

I am looking for an experienced site external works manager for projects in and around London. The initial project is based in West London, but further locations are available.

These schemes include groundwork’s, foundations, drainage, hard landscaping and external works packages for large residential and commercial projects. Future work could include RC frames as well if candidates have experience in that field but the primary responsibility is to oversee the groundworks teams on each of the projects you are on.

Usual package experience will include all aspects of external works on commercial and residential sites and professionals need to have worked for rival groundwork subcontractors to be considered. Additional reinforced concrete frame experience will be beneficial but is not compulsory.

About the requirements

To be considered for this external works manager position, the individual must have a number of years’ worth of experience in this type of role whilst working for rival RC frame or groundwork subcontractors.

This opportunity is suitable for a motivated and dedicated individual who works well as part of a team and is able to adapt to this fast-paced environment. The successful professional’s responsibilities for this role will include ensuring the delivery of the project within the given time constraints and budget, to create and execute plans and edit as necessary, to carry out company methodologies and motivate site teams to deliver works whilst minimising any risk on-site.

About the benefits and rewards

For this permanent position, we are targeting candidates looking to earn anywhere from £180 to £220 per shift however specific salary will be defined upon experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package offered; travel allowance OR company vehicle in addition to standard benefits associated with a successful company (bonus scheme, pension, laptop, phone etc.).