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Assistant Site Manager (new build housing)

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Job Description

Are you an Assistant or Trainee Site Manager, performing the role but frustrated by the lack of support on a daily basis, training and career development? Tired of the constant promise to turn you into the next big Site Manager but receiving so little advice, guidance and training which will help you make that next step?

I've got an excellent Assistant Site Manager vacancy in Lancashire/Cumbria.
My client are a 5 star house builders who work nationally but this role is to be based out of their Lancashire regional office, covering sites in Lancashire & Cumbria.
They have an ongoing site in Kendal, with a requirement for an Assistant Site Manager to support and work closely with the long-standing Site Manager in overseeing successful proceeding of this site of stunning new build family homes.

They're looking to add an Assistant Site Manager, preferably from a trade background, with minimum 2 years experience with other leading house builders.

Successful applicants can expect to be based on this site in Kendal until the turn of 2022 to 2023 then on to a brand new development in Lancaster which will be home for minimum 3 years.

The Role

The role of Assistant Site Manager, reports to the site based Site Manager & visiting Contracts Manager and assists with the responsibility for managing all aspects of a construction development site, ensuring the provision of safe, efficient and cost effective works at all times, while maintaining the highest quality of work and customer service are delivered within the given timescales.

Typical Role Responsibilities:

* Support the Site Manager with the day to day running of the development and provide clear direction to those working on the construction site regarding their responsibilities and targets.
* Assist with management and implementation of health and safety procedures, working closely with Health & Safety Managers and ensure that that all aspects of health and safety are followed and adhered too.
* Support the Site Manager in motivating, supporting, and managing directly employed site staff, providing toolbox talks, training, coaching, and support as required to improve performance.
* Ensure site presentation is maintained at the correct standard at all times.
* Support the Site Manager to deliver all aspects of production requirements in strict accordance with relevant technical and planning documentation provided and any subsequent instructions that may be necessary from time to time.
* Fully conform to building regulations and warranty providers' requirements (NHBC, LABC Services).
* Assist the Site Manager with producing accurate production/progress returns and ensure that they are updated and sent to the Contracts Manager/Construction Director as requested.
* Ensure that adequate site records are maintained including but not limited to Site Managers reports, labour requirements, plant, materials, site inductions and health and safety records.
* Thoroughly inspect and ensure any remedial work is completed in advance of each NHBC key stage inspection

Experience, Qualifications and Skills


* Experience of working as an Assistant Site Manager with a volume residential house builder.
* Experience of effectively managing teams and trades, alike.
* Up to date knowledge of health and safety and building legislation (NHBC).

Qualifications and Training

* Valid CSCS card (or equivalent).
* Valid SSSTS or SMSTS certificate
* Valid First Aid certificate
* Construction Management - HNC Level 4, HND desirable
* Valid Scaffold Appreciation certificate is desirable

Skills and Aptitude

* Effective communication and listening skills
* Good administration skills
* Works effectively to deadlines and competently works on multiple tasks simultaneously
* Ability to work on own as well as part of a team
* Proficient IT skills along with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
* Committed to diversity and inclusion

In return they can offer you:

* Competitive salary
* Annual bonus
* 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
* Company car or car allowance
* Contributory pension scheme

Sorry, this job has now been closed and will no longer be taking applications.

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