Site Manager

Recruiter
Watkin Jones
Location
Preston, Lancashire
Salary
Excellent Salary
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
10 Sep 2019
Ref
WJGS86730
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Here at Watkin Jones Group, we are now looking to appoint a Site Manager to manage the works on our site in Preston, ensuring the project is completed to the highest possible standard, on time, safely and profitably resulting in satisfied clients.

You will be responsible for managing builds, ensuring company standards and procedures are adhered to at all times. Monitoring the construction working programme with the Project / Contracts Manager, you will study drawings and be aware of forecast costs and budgets in order to minimise waste and maximise value. You will also monitor plant equipment costs and preliminaries to include the set up, cost of plant and office on a weekly basis and manage the sub-contractors, labour, plant and materials, issuing requisitions as required.

About You

We’re looking for an individual who is educated to NVQ Level 3, ‘A’ Level or HNC standard in a relevant discipline or who has the equivalent experience. With good communication skills and a technical aptitude, you need to possess a SMSTS certificate, First Aid certificate and a scaffolding certificate and hold a valid CSCS card. We’d like you to have experience of working with high rise buildings or student accommodation builds and be comfortable working in an extremely fast paced environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel are a must, as is strong management and leadership capabilities.

About Us

Watkin Jones Group plc is one of the UK’s leading construction and development companies with nationwide developments. Established in 1791, we have grown steadily over two centuries to become one of the most successful and respected names in the property development and construction industry. We are highly experienced in delivering new developments, ranging from purpose built residential in the form of student accommodation and build to rent, commercial and retail units, and housing developments. We have successfully delivered more than 34,500 student units throughout the UK since 1999.

Why Join Us?

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you some extensive benefits which include; 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing after 2 years’ service by 1 day up to a max of 29 days per annum), discretionary annual bonus, lodge allowance, discounted gym memberships, corporate summer party, medicash and a 5% company matched contributory pension.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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