Construction Site Manager



Site managers are responsible for ensuring that a construction project is completed on time and within budget.

Job Description


  • plan and coordinate a project from start to finish
  • plan the work and the buying of necessary materials and equipment
  • manage staff for the project
  • manage the construction site on a day-to-day basis, including supervising the labour force, monitoring subcontractors, checking materials, inspecting work and overseeing quality control
  • ensure the project is delivered on time and on budget by setting benchmarks, agreeing budgets and monitoring progress
  • check design documents with architects, surveyors and engineers
  • promote and maintain health and safety, including site inspections to ensure safety rules are being followed
  • Utilise our digital construction software to write reports, carry out inspections and checks
  • maintain regular communication and attend meetings with clients and their representatives to inform them of progress on the project, i.e. stakeholder management
  • communicate with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and others involved in the project
  • deal with any unexpected problems that may occur during the project.

You’ll need to show:

  • strong communication skills – for liaising with a wide range of clients, professionals and workers on site
  • leadership skills and an ability to motivate your team to ensure a high standard of work
  • excellent planning and organisational skills – for writing and monitoring project plans and schedules and utilising time and resources effectively
  • resilience and problem-solving skills – in order to overcome unexpected challenges during the construction process
  • an ability to make decisions under pressure, so that the project can progress
  • strong attention to detail for conducting site inspections and managing complex contracts
  • an awareness of health and safety procedures and legislation – for running a safe construction site
  • sound commercial awareness – to allocate and manage your budget effectively and to understand client concerns
  • numerical and IT skills, including knowledge of relevant building methods and project management software to manage information and finances during the project.


  • 2 Years plus Construction Management Experience
  • First Aid at Work Qualification
  • CSCS Card
  • SMSTS Training
  • Additional Health and Safety Qualifications such as Manual handling, Abrasive Wheels etc.
  • Driving Licence (Preferable)