Site Manager

£45,000 - £55,000/annum

East Cambridgeshire District Council have an exciting opportunity for a Site Manager to join their team.

Location:  Ely, Cambridgeshire

Salary: 45,000 - £55,000 Per Annum plus Car Allowance

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract Until January 2026

Hours: Monday-Friday – 8.00am to 4:30pm (1 hour unpaid lunch) (37.5 hours per week)

Close Date: 19th May 2024

About us:

Palace Green Homes is a developer with a difference. Established by East Cambridgeshire District Council in 2016 to help address the shortage of new homes across the district, we deliver more than just housing. We firmly believe that giving residents the chance to shape neighbourhoods around their needs and priorities can bring real social and economic benefits to local communities. We work with honesty and transparency and love to innovate. The profits we generate are reinvested into the Council, helping to support local services.

For more information about this role please read the Job Profile and Person Specification.

East Cambs Trading Company t/a Palace Green Homes is seeking an experienced Site Manager to join the team. You will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of our construction site at our upcoming development in Ely, Cambridgeshire.

Site Manager – The Role:

In this role, you will take charge of overseeing the daily operations at our upcoming construction site in Ely, Cambridgeshire. Your responsibilities will include managing site personnel and external builders/contractors, coordinating work schedules, and overseeing deliveries. Additionally, you will assist in procuring sub-contractors and suppliers, ensuring adherence to budgetary constraints. Your role also involves preparing construction programs, ensuring timely project delivery, and maintaining high-quality standards. Reporting duties, including tailored written reports and customer returns, will also be part of your responsibilities.

Site Manager – Key Responsibilities:

- The management of site personnel, external builders / contractors

- The co-ordination of work schedules and overseeing deliveries to site on a day-to-day basis

- Assisting with the procurement of sub-contractors and suppliers including measures and negotiations to ensure we remain within budget

- Preparing and drawing up a construction program for the works which can be reported on when required

- Ensuring the project is delivered to a high quality, on time and on budget

- Producing tailored written reports and providing written returns to the customer

Site Manager – You:

- Effective communication skills, including relationship-building with customers, subcontractors, suppliers, and project team members

- Ability to motivate and inspire site workers to achieve critical deadlines and high build quality standards

- Capacity to make decisions under pressure and resolve conflicts

- Proficiency in written communication for producing site-specific documents and reports

- Proven experience in a supervisory or management construction role

- Strong leadership skills to motivate and inspire a team

- Extensive knowledge of industry regulations and best practices

- Required qualifications: First Aid certification, CSCS Card, SMSTS

Site Manager – Benefits:

In return, ECTC offers a range of benefits including:

- Training, development and payment of professional fees

- Holidays and pension scheme entitlements

To submit your application for this exciting Site Manager opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now.

Applications for this role will close on the 19th of May 2024.

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