Assistant Site Manager

  • Job Reference: 212086
  • Date Posted: 26 April 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
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  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: 9 Months

Job Description

Position: Assistant Site Manager
Business Unit: Kier Living
Sub Location: The Pastures
Contract: Fixed Term 9 Months

You can shape the world around you with Kier Group. We're one of the UK's leading names in construction - inspiring innovations in a multitude of market sectors - and wherever you join us, you'll be able to achieve and collaborate with one of the country's most established and inspired forward thinkers in construction, property, residential and services.

Kier Living is at the forefront of tackling the unprecedented demand for new housing in the UK. Government, local councils and housing associations trust our expert team and 100-year pedigree to deliver affordable mixed tenure and high-quality private developments - a commitment that's seeing us build thousands of new homes every year, offering you a valued role in meeting the housing needs of a nation.

Aim of the role:

You will assist the Site Manager in managing the development of the site through to completion, ensuring that programme quality and cost targets are achieved in accordance with the build programme, through the effective management of the site team and sub-contractors.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support the Site Manager in coordinating trades, and directing labour and materials to meet the production programme;
  • Work in conjunction with the Sales Team to ensure that regular Build/Sales meetings are attended, all Build/Sales procedures are adhered to, and inspections of all show homes are carried out;
  • Accept responsibility for such duties and responsibilities as the Site Manager may determine; and as and when required, deputise for the Site Manager;
  • Support the Site Manager in ensuring that the on-site Construction team is fully resourced and well-directed, with clear guidelines to their own job responsibilities;
  • Provide full support to site workers in achieving their job responsibilities through communication, training and development, and the organisation of the site's workload and resources;
  • Be responsible for delivering excellent customer service in line with company guidelines;
  • Implement and comply with Safety, Health, and Environment policy and procedures, all legal requirements, and established best practice;
  • Develop an organisational culture within projects that embodies the company values;
  • Establish and maintain the best relationship with the client, through and beyond construction to satisfactory completion, and deliver improved value to the client and company;
Knowledge Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working within established build programmes;
  • Assertive to ensure delivery of targets by the on-site team and trades/labour;
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to meet changing business needs;
  • A member of the Chartered Institute of Builders and/or qualified to NVQ level in Construction Management. Or a time served tradesman with considerable experience of the full range of construction trades;
  • In depth knowledge of all aspects of the construction trade and the relevant legislative requirements e.g. Health and Safety, NHBC requirements and Building Regulations;
  • Good knowledge, understanding and experience of dealing with all issues relating to Customer Service;
  • You must hold a full UK Driving Licence;

In return we are offering a competitive salary and package as well as the support and scope to build a long and fruitful partnership with Kier.

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