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Site Manager – High End Residential

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

The Company

Our client is a successful mid-sized main contractor that has consistently performed and produced profit for over 50 years. The operate in the private sector, covering new build and refurbishment contracts, undertaking project in the Education, leisure and residential markets. Working on buildings varying from higher educational buildings, churches and prime private residences, and their enviable track record is based on expertise, experience and collaborative  environment.

Repeat business is important to the company, as well as successfully tendering. They work throughout the Home Counties from their Oxfordshire HQ.  Recent projects include a high end farmstead, listed refurbishment on a university campus and, private leisure facility on a high end property.


The Role

Our client has an Site Management role. The Site Manager will be required to by fully autonomous, leading site as no 1 reporting into a Contracts Manager. The initial project will be a £5m residential build in the Cotswold’s. Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Direct and manage a team of Site Engineers, Foreman
  • Direct Trades & Sub contractors
  • Oversee site Health & Safety
  • Oversee daily site administration
  • Make management decisions pertaining to project issues with minimal supervision throughout the project
  • Short terms planning of construction
  • Client liaison as required
  • Awareness of budgets and schedules
  • On-going efforts to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports and troubleshoot problem areas


Salary/ Benefits

Salary will be in the region of £55,000 – £65,000 + package (travel & pension)



  • SMSTS, CSCS & First Aid
  • Long term permanent employment history (main contracting)
  • Proven history of running high end build and refurbishment contracts £2-7m
  • Additional Construction qualifications/Memberships preferred (NVQ’s, BSc, CIOB) would be preferred