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Site Manager

Job Title: Site Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG328
Job Published: July 30, 2019 16:19

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Site Manager with strong new build commercial development experience to join our Construction North East team in Leeds; ensuring projects are built safely and economically to the agreed timescales and quality standards.


Key Accountabilities will include:


Review design drawings for build-ability and co-ordination. Raise RFI where appropriate
Manage the flow of sub-contractors design information as delegated by the Project Manager to suit the programme of works on site
Input into risk/opportunities register, and implement actions to mitigate risks and maximise opportunities
Assist the Project Manager and or Design Manager to produce and monitor the MIRS
Agree sub-contractors long term and short term programme and monitor performance against these programmes
Monitor and understand position against contract programme, agree recovery programmes with the Project Manager

We are looking for a qualified, highly motivated and competent Site Manager with specific experience on large new build construction projects. You will be a proven deliverer in achieving the highest standards of safety, health and environmental controls and end quality.


To be successful in the role you will have a keen eye for detail be an effective communicator with a positive and engaging approach when supporting and educating the business.


A bit about us:


Wates Group is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


Within the Group, Wates Construction is a UK-wide contractor specialising in maximising value for customers in the public and private sector, with an uncompromising focus on safety and quality. We have a proven track record in all our core markets: commercial and mixed use developments, education and student accommodation, heritage, local authority frameworks, inner-city residential, senior living, industrial and research, we’re also experts in sustainability and ensuring we create a better tomorrow.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).