Helping to enhance careers

Site Manager

  • 50000 - 60000 plus car allowance
  • Residential Development
  • Buckinghamshire

 

Our client are looking for new talent to join them on their exciting journey to grow their business and become a 5 star housebuilder.

They are a new brand in the market looking to make a name in the industry that inspires confidence.

With a strong and rapidly growing land bank, allied to significant financial resources, they have both the means and desire to build a bright future for both their customers and their workforce.

They have an exciting opportunity to join a friendly team within their Eastern Region.

We are looking for talented candidates to and manage the construction of a development, including all associated pre and post housebuilding works, ensuring that targets are met regarding Health and Safety, delivery to build programme, quality, customer care, and cost.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Developing strong relationships with external consultants and other specialists;
  • Develop and maintain market awareness on materials and sub-contractor prices;
  • Maintain database of standard cost allowances and work closely with the commercial department to ensure cost assumptions are current;
  • Deliver detailed financial appraisals for new land bids and undertake cost and risk analysis for new sites;
  • Responsible for taking off quantities, procuring competitive quotations, analysing the results and producing finalisation documents;
  • Consider drawings and employers requirements, understand the requirements of the tender documentation;
  • Consider sub-contract quotes and attendances to incorporate into estimates;
  • Visit site to establish site constraints etc, that may affect pricing strategy;
  • Be technically competent with a very good understanding of the building process;
  • Analyse and critique all information provided to Department for cost effectiveness;
  • Explore and present innovative construction techniques to reduce cost;
  • Value engineer specifications and materials to enhance cost effectiveness.

About The Candidate

  • Ability to use a computerised estimating system
  • To be able to read and understand quotations, resolving any conditions or qualifications contained therein
  • To be able to read and understand tender documentation (correspondence, drawings, specifications, etc) either in a paper or electronic version, including action as required
  • To document, in a neat and meticulous manner, tender costs, outputs and associated information arising from the preparation of the tender
  • HNC in Building Studies or similar
  • Good organisational skills together with the ability to prioritise work and work to strict deadlines
  • Appropriate academic and construction qualifications, and detailed knowledge of construction in both new and refurbishment work
  • Experience in social housing would be advantageous
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role
  • Individuals with a residential Quantity Surveying background will also be considered
  • The candidate must be able to confidently communicate with all members of the pre-construction team, Directors, clients and consultants both verbally and in written form

 

To apply please contact Danny @ Cityscape 01923750095