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Assistant Site Manager (New Build Housing)

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?

You'd be better off working for my client!

My client are a regional contractor delivering new build housing often for Housing Associations in areas where these new homes can make a huge difference. They currently have a number of new build housing sites in the North West region, with a strong pipeline of work already confirmed for the coming 5 years.
Such is their impressive growth plans they are looking to help develop Assistant Site Managers into qualified, successful and often award winning Site Managers, in their own right who will serve the business for years to come.

The Role

The role of Assistant Site Manager, reports to the resident, experienced Site Manager (and visiting Contracts Manager) and assists with the responsibility for managing all aspects of the housing 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.

Your first site will be in Stockport for the coming 2 years with future projects to be in the wider Manchester region.

* 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 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 residential house builder.
* Experience of effectively managing teams
* Up to date knowledge of health and safety and building legislation.

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
* Car Allowance
* Annual bonus
* 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
* Contributory pension scheme

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