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Site Manager

  • Location: Peterborough
  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Nathan
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 16 May 2024
  • Job Ref: J19216_1715083623

Job Title: Site Manager

Department: Retail Large Works Department

Branch Location: Peterborough or Northampton

Responsible to: Project Manager/Senior Manager


Reporting to a senior manager, the Site Manager will be overseeing projects of varying values and diverse natures. This will primarily be Retail Projects (Morrisons and Waitrose Supermarkets etc.) but in time may include commercial projects, MOD, MOJ, schools, care homes and upgrade works for values between £5,000 and £10m.

Overseeing the direction of the entire project, this crucial role involves working closely with Project Managers to ensure communication, compliance and high standards are always a priority. The Site Manager will ensure that the allocated projects run efficiently, profitably and ensuring full compliance to Health & Safety legislation and contract conditions. The critical conditions being that all work is completed in a safe working manner, within programme and to the total satisfaction of our client.

Due to the locations and nature of these works, this role requires flexibility as we often work additional hours, stop out overnight during the week and travelling. Retail projects can require your week to start on a Sunday, staying away Sunday/Monday to Thursday, additional working hours and some nights. As retail spaces are open during the day, our clients can prefer works to take place during the night, resulting in night works.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day running of the project.
  • Monitoring Health & Safety practices and CDM Regulations on
  • Attendance of regular site meetings with client, Architect, Quantity Surveyor, Planning Supervisor etc.
  • Preparation of reports, programmes updates, progress and profitability
  • Agree pricing and instructions with your
  • Contribute to formulating valuations and final

  • Assisting with the preparation of
  • To procure, negotiate terms and monitor the performance of sub-contractors and
  • To identify and implement improvements to any aspect of the service that we
  • Introduction of new suppliers/ sub-
  • Ensure that acceptable levels of customer care are provided at all
  • Contribute to and attend financial and progress meetings with the client, engineers and subcontractors as required.
  • Provide support to the site team in order to optimise the use of contract
  • Maintaining deadlines in line with
  • To provide cover for other associated staff during times of
  • Regular use of our bespoke computer system and other software packages such as Word, Excel and Project.
  • Duties and responsibilities will vary in line with

The above information should only be used as a guide to the duties and responsibilities expected of the Site Manager. It should be noted that the duties and responsibilities might not include or be limited to the information given above as these may vary from time to time, depending on the contracts in hand and in accordance with the manager's discretion.

This is a full time position and hours of work will be 42 hours per week: 07:45hrs to 17:15hrs Monday - Thursday

07:45hrs to 16:45hrs Friday

This will also involve daily travel and working away as deemed necessary for the needs of the business.

Night works, additional working hours and staying away will be discussed when/ if required.

We undertake contracts and projects for varied companies that require our employees to undertake various clearances along with an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service clearance.

Person Specification Essential Requirements

  • Completed a construction related qualification and / or has a relevant trade qualification
  • Proven and recent experience as a Site Manager or Supervisor within a construction environment
  • GCSE or equivalent Grade C or above in English Language, Literacy, Numeracy and ICT

  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
  • Willingness to undertake training programmes as deemed necessary by the Company
  • Competent in the use of a range of IT packages
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Positive attitude and the ability to integrate and be an active part in the team
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise to meet deadlines
  • Keen to pursue personal development needs and maintain up to date knowledge
  • You must hold a full current UK driving licence and have had at least 6 months driving experience since passing your test

Desirable Requirements

  • CSCS Card (Gold or Black)
  • First Aid at Work Certificate
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • IPAF MEWP 3a & 3b
  • SPA

Personal Competencies

  • Able to adapt communication skills to maintain and manage a variety of
  • Present a professional
  • Plan and prioritise personal objectives along with the Company's
  • Understand the needs of the Company, client and colleagues and responds appropriately to required needs.
  • Make well informed, effective and timely decisions even when faced with unpleasant consequences and perceived impact these decisions has on others.
  • Encourage others to develop themselves and act as a role
  • Ability to adapt to a changing
  • Positive attitude and the ability to integrate and be an active part in the
  • Encourages and develops ideas and innovations for current or new
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of the Construction
  • Remains resilient when under pressure and encourages
  • Aware of own impact on others and takes peoples' feelings and needs into


  • Fully funded Company car or van with only private fuel chargeable
  • Mobile phone and laptop/iPad
  • Corporate clothing
  • 21 days holiday plus all bank holidays
  • Additional holiday awarded after 2 years' of continuous service
  • Continuous training and development
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • Health & wellbeing support from qualified MHFA Adult First Aiders
  • Generous long service awards scheme
  • Employee Profit Sharing Scheme
  • We are an Equal Opportunities and Investors in People Accredited Company
  • Great variety of social events and charity work organised by the Company throughout the year

Linsco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.