Assistant Site Manager



Are you an Assistant or Trainee Site Manager, performing the role but frustrated by the lack of support on a daily basis, training and career development? Tired of the constant promise to turn you into the next big Site Manager but receiving so little advice, guidance and training which will help you make that next step?

You'd be better off working for my client!

They are a regional housing developer, delivering fantastic housing developments across the North West region. They are a highly recognised company internal structure, procedures and talent to help turn passionate and hard working Assistant Site Managers into qualified, successful and often award winning Site Managers, in their own right. Whats more, given their size they have the time and personal touch to ensure you're an important name in the team and not a number.

Due to ongoing growth and an increase in new sites they have a requirement for an Assistant Site Manager on a site in Oldham. The project is live, consisting of circa 70 new build, timber frame, family homes.

The Role

The role of Assistant Site Manager, reports to the Site Manager and Contracts Manager and assists with the responsibility for managing all aspects of a construction development site, ensuring the provision of safe, efficient and cost effective works at all times, while maintaining the highest quality of work and customer service are delivered within the given timescales.

Role Responsibilities:

Support the Site Manager with the day to day running of the development and provide clear direction to those working on the construction site regarding their responsibilities and targets.
Assist with management and implementation of health and safety procedures, working closely with Health & Safety Managers and ensure that that all aspects of health and safety are followed and adhered too.
Support the Site Manager in motivating, supporting, and managing directly employed site staff, providing toolbox talks, training, coaching, and support as required to improve performance.
Ensure site presentation is maintained at the correct standard at all times.
Support the Site Manager to deliver all aspects of production requirements in strict accordance with relevant technical and planning documentation provided and any subsequent instructions that may be necessary from time to time.
Fully conform to building regulations and warranty providers' requirements (NHBC, LABC Services).
Assist the Site Manager with producing accurate production/progress returns and ensure that they are updated and sent to the Contracts Manager as requested.
Ensure that adequate site records are maintained including but not limited to Site Managers reports, labour requirements, plant, materials, site inductions and health and safety records.
Thoroughly inspect and ensure any remedial work is completed in advance of each NHBC key stage inspectionExperience, Qualifications and Skills


Experience of working as an Assistant Site Manager with a residential house builder.
Experience of effectively managing teams
Up to date knowledge of health and safety and building legislation.Qualifications and Training

Valid CSCS card (or equivalent).
Valid SSSTS or SMSTS certificate
Valid First Aid certificate
Construction Management – HNC Level 4, HND desirable
Valid Scaffold Appreciation certificate is desirableSkills and Aptitude

Effective communication and listening skills
Good administration skills
Works effectively to deadlines and competently works on multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to work on own as well as part of a team
Proficient IT skills along with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Committed to diversity and inclusionIn return they can offer you:

Competitive salary
Annual bonus
25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
Company car or car allowance
Contributory pension scheme
Life assurance

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