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Vacancy - Site Manager

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Vacancy - Site Manager

An experienced Site Manager is required by H Sweet and Sons to work on a large commercial construction project in Farnborough

Reporting to the Contracts Manager/Project Manager the successful candidate will manage the delivery of the project safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our Clients expectations.

Project Brief

Demolition of existing office accommodation and construction of a new building comprising of steel frame structure, cladding façade and composite roof with large internal fitout to facilitate Data Centre installation. Significant external works which include roads, steel gantries and large plant installations.

This is an exciting time to join a growing, ambitious regional contractor. If you are looking for a new opportunity with an organisation that encourages people with a growth mindset to challenge the status quo and effect change then this could be the right role for you.

Key Responsibilities

Maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management.

Implement project strategies to achieve the company’s sustainability objectives.

Establish standards of quality on site and ensure delivery of a quality build in accordance with the project specifications and project requirements.

Understand the client priorities and adopt a professional and considerate approach to maintain good working relations.

Implement the supply chain policy.

Adopt the principles of the Considerate Constructors Scheme and manage community relations; ensure appropriate site image is maintained to encourage repeat business.

Produce and develop project programmes and control operations to achieve delivery of the project on time.

Organise the works and supply chain to provide the right working environment to avoid disruption between trades.

Undertake the works in the most economic manner to eliminate waste and avoid non-recoverable costs and preliminaries losses; monitor and work to agreed preliminaries budget.

Maintain continuous professional development to ensure appropriate technical awareness.

Comply with H Sweet and Sons processes and procedures.

Manage project handover and ensure defect / snag free completion. Support the strategy for the closure of defects during defects period and obtain certificate of Making Good within targets set.

Lead and motivate the works team, provide clear direction and respond to queries to ensure delivery of a quality product.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

The ability to read and accurately interpret programmes, drawings and technical specifications.

Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4 etc) or time served equivalent.

Appropriate CSCS card.

SMSTS certificate.

First Aid at Work certificate.

Valid driving licence.

Construction related HND/degree or trade qualified background. - Desirable


Proven track record of successful delivery of projects.

Has worked at height.

Has supervised workers and subcontractors.

Qualities and Attitude

Able to manage the supply chain, direct employees and consultants.

Proactive in liaising with customers and supply chain.

Strong attention to detail.

Flexible and open to change.

Product Knowledge

Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.

To apply, please complete the Application Form below and send to along with your CV!

The submission of speculative CVs by recruitment agencies is discouraged and is entirely at their own risk. Any candidate details submitted by an agency without an instruction from H Sweet and Sons shall be deemed rejected. Introductions are at all times subject to H Sweet and Sons standard terms and conditions of recruitment, which shall apply to the exclusion of and prevail above any other terms and conditions that an agency attempts or may in the future attempt to impose or incorporate (and which are hereby rejected).

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