Senior Site Manager

Job Description


Job Purpose

To provide the site management and production leadership for work package/area allocated to you on the project. Lead field production and support the Project Manager in achieving the project objectives.


  • Contribute to the achievement of the Health and Safety objectives set within the Westfields Construction Health and Safety Policy.
  • To deliver the appointed packages to the client within budget, Quality Assurance standards, on programme and to stringent safety parameters.
  • To work with the Project Manager to develop detailed and accurate short-term programmes of work.
  • Ensure that site safety requirements and regulations are implemented and monitored in accordance with current legislation.
  • To manage the budget and delivery of the packages allocated.
  • To provide accurate and timely reporting of progress against the agreed programme.
  • To plan the programming of day to day resource requirement and communicate these to the construction team.
  • To interface with other sections managers to share best practice and ensure effective resource utilisation.
  • To monitor external changes to work plans and report the effect of change.
  • To lead package meetings and review progress in productivity, design and achievement of commercial requirements.
  • To ensure effective implementation of Westfields project management systems and procedures.
  • Prepare method statements, risk assessments as necessary and carry out inductions to all operatives.
  • Ensure site diary is kept up to date and labour and plant returns are submitted on a weekly basis for internal works packages and Subcontractors.
  • Ensure individual operatives are aware of specification and are complying with same.
  • Implementing design team and subcontractor drawings & details, including logging & distribution on site.
  • Interpret drawings and specifications, including build ability and developing risk register.
  • Set up and maintain a secure, clean & tidy site, hutting, hoardings, signage and storage.
  • Control site correspondence and maintain accurate records.
  • Produce the required standards of work and where necessary identify defects, non-conformance and implement corrective action.
  • Ensure that site safety requirements and regulations are implemented and monitored in accordance with current legislation.
  • Operate safe systems of work at all times, assess and reduce risk of injury, carry out first aid and understand our legal obligations.

Key Skills

  • Detailed knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation
  • Leadership and people management skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of project flow and demand fulfilment
  • Good knowledge of plant and equipment
  • The ability to work with initiative when outside influences affect planned operations

Equal Opportunities: We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or civil partner status, age or pregnancy and maternity. 

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