Senior Site Manager - Building (Cardiff, Wales)

Recruiter
Galliford Try
Location
Wales, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Oct 2017
Closes
09 Nov 2017
Ref
52222
Note for Recruitment Agencies:
We prefer to hire directly, but we do have an approved supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.

Due to recent work-winning successes, we now have a vacancy for a Senior Site Manager to act as no.3 in leading a relatively new team on a £38M Student Accommodation Scheme project in Cardiff, Wales. This role would ideally suit someone based in Cardiff or the surrounding area.

Due to the size of the project, this position could also suit someone who's currently working as an SSM but ready to step into a Project Management role in the near future.

Role Overview:
To organise resources and to direct the management of designated development projects to achieve progressive project completion to quality and specification and on budget.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To direct the necessary labour, plant, staff and equipment to achieve both plot and project completion on time, to specification and within budget.
  • Monitor that the Buying team and Surveying department order the correct materials and sub-contract services in good time to meet contract objectives.
  • Manage site teams by monitoring performance against contract targets and instigating any necessary corrective actions.
  • Ensure compliance with Group Safety Policy and Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Ensure that staff and operatives are managed and led effectively by developing the skills and attitudes of managers leading to provision of a working environment that engenders high morale.
  • Train and develop subordinates to meet current and assessed future requirements.
  • 100% compliance with current NHBC standards.
  • Achieve 75% overall satisfaction levels on the completed Customer satisfaction survey questionnaire.
  • Establish that staff training and development has occurred as plan at annual appraisal and appraisal review stages.
  • Achieve maximum marks on the twice monthly Health and Safety audit.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have significant experience of working on design and build projects, for a main contractor, as well as in the management of H&S, and the design and procurement processes.
  • Applicants must have experience of managing all aspects of the build process; the applicant will be required to coordinate the packages from the design and procurement phase through to installation on site and handover.
  • Trade experience and site experience preferable
  • Up to date knowledge of health and safety obligations and building legislation

Essential:

  • CSCS Card at Site Manager level
  • Valid SMSTS certificate
  • Valid First Aid at Work certificate

Desirable:

  • NVQ Level 3-4, BTEC diploma in Building Construction or similar
  • Valid Scaffold Appreciation certificate
  • Valid LOLER certificate
  • Qualified to the required CIOB Grade applicable at the time in accordance with Group policy
  • Applicants must be computer literate, especially in MS Word, and it would be desirable to have a good working knowledge of MS Excel, Asta Teamplan or Power Project


In Return:
We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package and we will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

With an ambitious strategy, we're poised for further growth and success, so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

About us:
We are one of the UK's leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 5,500 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

Construction Division:
As a major UK contractor our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors. The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate. It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments: Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions.

Building:
The Building Division works across health, education, defense and commercial markets, with a well-balanced spread of both public and private sector clients. Our extensive experience and expertise in building projects enables us to understand our clients' construction needs and deliver solutions that surpass their expectations.

Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community

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