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  • Manchester, UK
  • £55,000 - £62,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Build
  • Reference: SSM-NW
  • Consultant: Brad Burgin

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Vacancy: Senior Site Manager

Unite People are working alongside a Tier-One construction contractor to hire a Senior Site Manager, based in the North West of the UK.

The successful individual will be self-motivated, forward-thinking, and have experience of successfully leading a team to deliver largescale building projects - preferably multi-storey accommodation, steel frame construction or in a similar field. You will be responsible for ensuring that projects are completed safely, efficiently, and to the highest standards of quality.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Oversee the planning, execution, and completion of construction projects from start to finish.
  • Ensure adherence to project timelines and budgets.
  • Manages the relationship with the sub-contractors onsite
  • Drive the project Programme
  • Drives the pace of the project, planning work ahead
  • Ensure there is an efficient monitoring and registration process in place for site staff

Team Leadership:

  • Lead and motivate project teams, including site supervisors, subcontractors, and other construction professionals.
  • Leading by example whilst remaining calm under pressure.
  • Foster a collaborative and positive working environment.
  • Conduct regular team meetings to communicate project goals and expectations.
  • Delegate responsibilities to site staff

Quality Control:

  • Maintain high-quality standards throughout all phases of construction.
  • Implement and enforce quality control measures to ensure compliance with project specifications and industry standards.

Commercial Acumen:

  • Monitors and control costs, budgets and commercial expectations onsite.


  • Take ownership for ensuring that HSEQS protocols are adhered to on sites.
  • Prioritize and enforce strict adherence to safety protocols and regulations on construction sites.
  • Conduct regular safety meetings and inspections to identify and address potential hazards.

Client Relations:

  • Cultivate strong relationships with clients, addressing concerns and ensuring satisfaction.
  • Provide regular project updates and reports to clients, keeping them informed of progress.

Required Qualifications & Training

  • Trade or Engineering background
  • Preferably a relevant degree or qualification
  • CSCS Black Card
  • Temporary works Training
  • First Aid
  • Understanding of the BIM strategy
  • Project Management Qualification or course would be beneficial
  • Strong People Management experience
  • Ability to deal with conflicting priorities and challenging stakeholders and/or sub-contractors
  • Strong people skills

This is an excellent opportunity to work with one of the UK's most respected building contractors, whilst adding a flagship project to your resume.

For more information, please contact Brad Burgin at Unite People Sheffield on 07813 398 741 or

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