Site Manager

Job Details

Design Build Search is seeking a talented Site Manager on behalf of our client, an established main contractor specialising in commercial, industrial, and fit-out construction.

The selected candidiate will be based out of the London office.

Reporting to the Contracts Manager, this individual will oversee site operations on a day-to-day basis ensuring work is done safely, on time & to the highest quality standard. This role will would suit someone with a background in all aspects of construction.


  • Ensure the client’s expectations are met by delivering a quality product to the end user while fostering professional and amicable relations with design teams and client representatives.
  • Maintain the highest standards in health & safety, quality and client service / ensuring that contracts are completed safely, per programme, on budget and snag free.
  • Report progress accurately and in a timely fashion to your manager.
  • Manage and coordinate subcontractors ensuring their work is completed to the required standard with little or no rework.
  • Plan, co-ordinate, execute the works and deliver the project as per contract documents.
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with the construction management team, subcontractors and supply chain.
  • Resource and schedule work in line with the project construction program.
  • Work closely with the project QS advising on any upcoming issues.


  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of the construction industry and project execution.
  • Computer literate and familiar with MS office, project, (or similar scheduling package)
  • Experience with document management systems (Procore/ A-Site preferable/Collaboration systems such as BIM360/ACC is seen as an advantage)
  • Ability to understand and interpret design information, drawings and specifications
  • Trade background desirable
  • Ability to develop and maintain client relationships.
  • Keen eye for finishes and a proven track record of delivering projects on time.
  • Must be a good communicator, both verbally and in writing.
  • Self-starter with good judgment when working under pressure.
  • Good manager with the ability to motivate and drive the workforce.
  • Commercially conscious individual who demonstrates market and competitor awareness.

Competitive basic salary, pension and life assurance, healthcare, and a car allowance/company vehicle.