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  • UK, East of England
  • from £400 to £450 per day
  • Contract , 4 months
  • Full time, Site
  • Eligibility to work: UK

Our client is a main tier 1 contractor and working on the Anglian Water framework they are looking for freelance Site Managers from a Civils / Water background for their operations in Peterborough  


The Role:  

The Site Manager/Agent is responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining high standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control. They will deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required program and to the maximum commercial performance. The post-holder will work closely with the Estimating Department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.  


Key Responsibilities:  


Site management  

Assume overall responsibility for the successful delivery of projects  

Deliver the work safely, without environmental incidents and to the specified quality without defects  

Manage subcontractors and provide direct instruction and support as necessary such that contractual arrangements are achieved  

Ensure the commercial performance of the contract is maximized  

Ensure production and implementation of Project Plans, risk assessments, method statements, site waste management plans are in line with Company procedures  

Manage the project programme  

Encourage and coach team members to develop their skills  


Client interface  

Undertake an ambassadorial role, representing the business to customers, public and official bodies  

Deliver end product to customer satisfaction  


Duration: 4 months possibly longer  

Tickets: CSCS Card/SSSTS/AW Passport to work  

Experience: Heavy Civils site experience is needed  


Person Specification:  

The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:  



Considerable experience in Civil Engineering  

Working knowledge of NEC contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management, Programme & Risk Management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting  

Good knowledge of specifications and testing regime relevant to general civil engineering  

Experience in deep excavations.  

Be able to demonstrate responsibility for the project programme. Work with the Planner, design and site team to update the programme as required.  

Proven ability to manage the expectations of the customer to ensure a seamless transition of asset ownership  

Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent  

CSCS Managers card  

IOSH Managing Safely or SMSTS  

Temporary Works Coordinator – ideal but not essential  

Lifting Appointed Person– ideal but not essential  

Cable Avoidance Training  

First Aid Training  

Excellent communication, people and team management skills  

Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to conclusion  

Ability to demonstrate the right behaviours and motivate and lead the team in line with the Company culture, ensuring high standards of compliance  



CEng MICE preferred

  • Quote ref: 513/17370

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