Site Manager - New Build

Salary: Dependent on experience

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 28873ej

Expiration date: 15 May 2018


We are assisting a leading housing developer who’s vision is to create better homes and communities with a team committed to delivering with professionalism, integrity, passion and innovation. An opportunity is available for a Site Manager to manage a new build housing development, based in Crewe.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Contracts Manager, you will be responsible in assisting in all aspects of the site management for social and private new build schemes ranging in size from £500k to £6.0m.

  • Be persistent in problem solving, seeking solutions through the expertise of both self and others, researching the facts with care and resolving problems in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Generate and provide specialist and/or administrative services which benefit the organisation and whether they are “thing” or “people” related lead to a high level of both internal or external customer satisfaction.
  • Remain self-controlled when things go wrong and people get agitated or aggressive, be prepared to listen to what others say and feel, deal with conflict in an accommodating manner and use practicality as a method for reaching a solution.
  • Establish, build and stabilise relationships by listening to what others have to say thus digesting and absorbing the facts in order to respond and take action.
  • Remain forceful when others become pessimistic and defeatist and provide satisfactory and acceptable outcomes in situations which involve the new and unexpected.
  • Set tough objectives, monitor progress and if necessary take corrective action and generally control the performance of both self and if appropriate others.
  • Be confident when dealing with negative people and encourage them to come up with imaginative solutions to difficult problems.
  • Meet people with ease and motivate them to seek opportunities and achieve high standards.
  • Be firm and persistent when expressing views and provide thoughts and ideas to overcome problems once the situation has been properly debated.

Person Specification:

  • To act as an ambassador for the company and present a professional image at all times upholding and promoting the values and ethos of the organisation.
  • To treat customers and colleagues fairly and with respect, value the diversity of others and work proactively to overcome communication barriers.
  • To adhere to our systems and procedures.
  • To have a positive attitude to learning and development and proactively seek opportunities to continually develop professional competencies.
  • To promote, communicate and support the Company’s vision and values to all stakeholders.
  • To follow and promote legislation and Group policies such as race and disability, equal opportunities, health and safety, data protection and human rights to provide a consistent and excellent service.
  • To have a flexible approach to working hours.

Essential Experience: 

  • Knowledge of NHBC building regulations
  • Delivery of financial results
  • Meet contractual and KPI obligations
  • Meet administration and reporting obligations
  • People management
  • Health and safety management
  • Client relationship management