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Site Manager – High end residential

  • £55,000 - £65,000
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • Sussex

About the Company:

Our client is a well-respected specialist in high specification residential projects. They cover Western & Southern Home Counties, Hampshire, Sussex and London.  They provide a broad range of bespoke individual and specialist building services, from in house design through to construction, refurbishment and on-going maintenance. Most of their work comes from repeat business and very prestigious and client referrals.  The company employs its own workforce and projects range from small works up to the value of £20m, all of which use the finest materials.

The Role

Our client has a requirement for a Senior Site Manager who will initially be based on projects within the Wentworth area. You will be managing the first phase, a £3m prime residential build. 

The role will be leading a site reporting directly into a project based Senior Project Manager. You will be involved with the project from inception through to handover and will be required to interact closely with the client at all stages of the construction process. You will be responsible for new build and refurbishment projects between £5m and £15m within the prime residential market. Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Management of groundworks/sub & structure sub contractors
  • To execute projects to the agreed programme, in line with HSEQ standards expected by the client and company.
  • Have considerable experience in high-end refurbishment and basement projects.
  • Good understanding of groundworks, RC structures and temporary works.
  • Take ownership for the project’s HSEQ matters on a daily basis.
  • Work closely with the pre-construction / construction team on:  buildability and programme issues; review and comment on design information issues by both consultants and suppliers.
  • Capable of writing an exhaustive Construction Phase Health Plan.
  • Be an excellent communicator, working closely with all stakeholders at all stages throughout
  • Manage projects in line with the agreed finance and production targets and reports.
  • Have a very good understanding of all commercial aspects, cost control, supply chain and procurement.
  • Be well organised with excellent record keeping.
  • Have client-facing responsibility

Salary/ Benefits

Salary will be in the region of £60,000 – £68,000. In addition to this you will receive a generous benefits package including Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare, Bonuses. In addition to benefits the company offers a fantastic working environment and will provide the opportunity to progress your career through excellent guidance, support and training.


Suitable candidates will have a strong background in Main Contracting. You will be experienced in management of single unit new build residential projects in excess of £3 million The individual will be highly motivated, idea-driven and capable of exceeding expectations. Lateral thinking and highly developed problem-solving abilities should be coupled with a very strong academic background and a track record of managing projects. SMSTS & First Aid required.