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Site Manager (Internals)

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Job Description

*this is a permanent vacancy*

My client are a leading developer delivering major projects throughout the UK. They operate in the new build student accomodation, highrise residential apartments and new build housing sectors. They are a multi-million pound turnover group and a leader in their sectors of the construction industry.

They now have a prestigious new build scheme currently on site in Reading; a £60m new build, concrete frame development of 315 apartments above a ground floor collection of retail and leisure units. This will consist of a mixture of studios, 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed apartments.
This project will be live until completion and handover in circa April 2021.

The scheme is being overseeing by a strong team of long-standing operational and commercial staff including a Senior Project Manager, Senior Site Manager, Site Managers and Engineer. They now require an experienced Internals Finishing Site Manager to work within this team in Reading to assist the successful delivery of this prestigious scheme.

As an Internals Finishing Site Manager you will support and ultimately report into the Senior Site and Project Managers. You will be responsible for overseeing internals aspects of this project, ensuring quality & H&S standards are adhered to in conjunction with programme, to ensure successful completion of each floor, consecutively.

As such you will be experienced in working on prestigious, city centre schemes of minimum up to £20m, with an internals focus and maintaining excellent quality and H&S standards. You will have a minimum of 5 years experience operating at such level and on such schemes.

Ideally you should be a joiner by trade with a successful background of internals management.

The following tasks are not in priority order;

1 Manage build ensuring company standards and procedures are adhered to at all times.
2 Monitor construction working programme with project / contracts manager on a weekly basis.
3 Study drawings and be aware of forecast costs, budgets in order to minimise waste and maximise value.
4 Manage sub-contractors, labour, plant and materials - issuing requisitions for plant, labour and materials as required to meet programme.
5 Monitor plant equipment costs and preliminaries including set up, cost of plant and office on a weekly basis.
6 Ensure effective communication with sub-contractors and hold minuted, weekly progress meetings.
7 Maintain efficiency and high standards at all times.
8 Complete on time or ahead of time and within budget.
9 Arrange meetings with quantity surveyors, buyers and other key stakeholders (as applicable) take place regularly throughout contract and meeting minutes are kept on file for all parties to refer back to.
10 Arrange, attend and minute internal progress meetings as required.
11 Liaise with quantity surveyor and sub-contractors to discuss possible damages and time loss immediately as they arise.
12 Produce correspondence in conjunction with quantity surveyor and project / contracts manager including maintaining filing system.
13 Monitor and review quality assurance recording on FieldView ensuring full record's available.
14 Review and manage Health & Safety ensuring company Health & Safety procedures are adhered to, to ensure a safe working environment at all times.
15 Record and log accident report forms in line with company policy.
16 Discuss site issues and progress with project / contract manager.
17 Minimise costs by monitoring and reviewing site wastage, materials, time, labour and plant.
18 Maintain morale on site by communicating regularly with all site colleagues, discussing and reviewing issues and sharing good practice.
19 Ensure good public / customer care relations with neighbours and the public at all times.
20 Ensure subcontractors project requirements are met and deal with any issues that arise to mitigate delays to programme and additional costs.
21 Check material measurement and take offs from drawings including checking drawing practicality.
22 Carry out Health & Safety, machinery, plant, scaffolding, excavation and quality inspections as required, ensuring weekly registers are updated.
23 Supervision and direction of sub-contractors to meet programme requirements.
24 Attend sub-contractor pre-start meetings with contracts manager and quantity surveyor.
25 Deliver induction to site operatives.
26 Monitor subcontract and site operative requirements and liaise accordingly when they are no longer required.
27 Delegate and check material to site as ordered.
28 Communicate 4 week rolling programme regularly with site operatives and project / contracts manager.
29 Discuss and review site operatives and subcontractors tasks.
30 Preparing site for tests in accordance with building regulations.
31 Check and sign for materials delivered to site, ensuring records are kept for all deliveries.
32 Set up and maintain adequate welfare site boundary including traffic management.
33 Produce and provide method statements and risk assessments.
34 Provide risk assessments and maintain correct procedures.
35 Maintain good working relations with operations/ client.
36 Discuss issues promptly and provide solutions.
37 Check and record weekly safety inspections sheets, material requisitions, personal protective equipment registers, permit to dig, HOT works permit and others when required.
38 Other relevant tasks as required.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

* NVQ Level 3, 'A' Level, HNC, or equivalent qualifications or equivalent experience
* Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word & Excel
* SMSTS certificate
* First Aid certificate
* Scaffolding certificate
* CSCS Card
* Good communication skills
* Assertive and strong persuasion skills

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