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Assistant Site Manager  

 Competitive Salary + Bonus + Company Car/Car Allowance      

 About You         

We are seeking dynamic, motivated, and confident Assistant Site Managers (ASM) to join our talented and innovative Midlands Construction Team and work at our Ipswich site. This vital role within our business will report directly into the Site Manager who is responsible for making sure that construction is completed within agreed timelines, cost parameters, safely and to our customers' satisfaction

This opportunity will suit either an experienced ASM or an ambitious individual with Site experience ready to take the next step in their career. You will have relevant on-site experience which includes exposure to constructing multi-development buildings, such as flats, apartments, or hotel. Ideally hold a Black Manager CSCS Card; SMSTS certificate and First Aider Certificate will be advantageous.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a polite and professional attitude who is solution focused and passionate about getting things right first time despite challenges and obstacles that may occur. This role will be both challenging and rewarding with exposure to a fast paced, vibrant environment.

As an ASM you will be responsible for the days to day delivery of site-based project and assist and support the control and delivery of our construction projects. You will assist and promote the important of customer relations to the site-based team and ensure that health, safety, and environmental performance standards are achieved. When required the ASM deputises for the Site Manager.

We promote a culture of development and invest in each individual to help them excel in their current role and support their future careers progression. Many of our Assistant Site Managers have progressed their careers to become Site Managers.


  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Company Car/ Car Allowance
  • 24 days holiday (rising to 28) Bank Holidays with the option to roll over
  • Professional subscriptions paid for
  • Excellent development opportunities
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave per year (supported by the McCarthy Stone Foundation)
  • Company pension scheme

Person Specification

  • Degree in construction management or equivalent or proven practical experience is required
  • A good knowledge of trades and their processes is required
  • Valid UK driving license

These are in addition to the core skills required.

At McCarthy Stone, we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our colleagues. We welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background

All applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received, and we hold the right to appoint before the closing date.

About Us

As the UK’s leading developer and manager of retirement communities, we provide high quality homes to exacting specifications. As of November 2021, McCarthy Stone operates 475 developments across the UK for more than 20,000 people. 

We believe in championing the role, wellbeing and happiness of older people in society. We help our customers have a better later life, so they feel more connected, recognised and valued than ever. In late 2020 we launched the McCarthy Stone Charitable Foundation to support local causes that help older people in need across Britain.

We are proud to have been certified as a Great Place to Work 2022 as well as making the Great Place to Work Wellbeing list!


Assistant Site Manager  

McCarthy Stone
Ipswich, UK
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 2 Nov 2022

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