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  • Leeds, UK
  • £55,000 - £65,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Build
  • Reference: SSM-NW 7260
  • 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 on a flagship new-build project in West Yorkshire.

The successful individual will be self-motivated, forward-thinking, and have experience of successfully leading a team to deliver large scale building projects - preferably multi-storey accommodation, RC 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 fastes growing, leading builders of accommodation schemes in West Yorkshire.

For more information, please contact Brad Burgin at Unite People Sheffield.

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