Our private house building client are currently in the market for an experienced Site Manager for several new developments planned for Edinburgh and the surrounding Lothians. These developments will encompass both private and affordable builds, so someone with experience of either or both of these project types is what they are looking for.
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The successful candidate will be responsible for the management and successful delivery of a large, new build residential developments that consist of a mixture of 4 storey flatted developments and 2-5-bedroom properties.
You will be expected to monitor all daily operational activity onsite professionally and efficiently and ensure that developments are running to programme. If problems do arise, you will use your technical expertise to establish meaningful workarounds whilst ensuring financial targets/margins are unaffected.
It is essential to have excellent commercial awareness and understand how to manage cost, budgets, and valuations, all the while understanding and adhering to contractual requirements.
You will also be accountable for the following:
Ensure work is progressed in line with pre-agreed financial and operational targets
Effectively manage all Health & Safety on site and ensure regular audits take place
Assist with the procurement of suppliers and sub-contractors
Ensure direct staff and sub-contractors are working cohesively and in accordance with procedure
Accurate recording and completion of all necessary site paperwork and make sure records are kept up to date
Successful delivering and handover of development to a high quality of finishThe Candidate
My client is looking for someone with proven delivery experience as a Site Manager and it is essential that, although experienced, you will still show a willingness to learn and professionally develop.
You will also have the following
Excellent technical knowledge of housing developments (private and/or social)
Ability to effectively manage a multi trade workforce
Can manage costs against budget
Proven ability of making sure projects are resourced adequately (labour, plant, and materials)
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