Senior Site Manager

Richmond Upon Thames


65000 Annual


About this Role:

An experienced Senior Site Manager is required to take the lead on this 3.5m new build community hall project near Richmond. The project is due to start on site at the end of April / Early May for a 48 week programme of works. The construction of this project is steel frame with glulam beams, some intricate brickwork and zinc cladding and internal fit out to provide meeting rooms, kitchen, large communal area.

This is a fairly tight site in a residential area, so there will be a requirement for some careful planning of logistics and engagement with the local community during construction.

Initial work will involve earthworks, excavation and remediation of some contaminated ground before foundations can start.

Reporting to the visiting Contracts Manager and working with the QS you will be responsible for managing all site-based construction activities for the project from initial site set up onwards.

  • Coordination of trade sub-contractors;
  • Mid and short-term programming of works;
  • Input to design development with consultant design team;
  • Ensuring company health and safety standards are planned, communicated, achieved and enforced;
  • Review of method statements and risk assessments (RAMS);
  • Organising deliveries of materials, logistics, waste management, etc;
  • Quality control; Inspections and test plans;
  • Client liaison;
  • Coordination meetings with trade sub-contractors;
  • Reporting on progress against program;
  • Issue resolution;
  • Snagging and handover.

This project will run until handover in summer 2026. The business has a good pipeline of work in the region with a mixture of work for repeat clients plus national and regional frameworks

About the Company/Client/Project:

The contractor is the busy Surrey based regional office of a larger main contractor group with roughly 35m annual turnover for the region and solid pipeline of work for the future. Workload patch is typically Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey, with scope of works including education, commercial, industrial, care/retirement and leisure.

Workload is typically secured through a mixture of negotiated schemes, frameworks and competitive tenders.


The successful candidate will be highly motivated, proactive, demonstrating excellent technical, organisational, man-management, communication and communication skills. Proven track record of work for a tier 1 or 2 main contractor would be advantageous.

Ideally from a trades, construction management or engineering background with a sharp eye for detail and finishes, you will possess strong planning and problem solving ability, with a positive, 'get it right first time' approach.

This role would suit an established No1 Senior Site Manager, or an ambitious Site Manager looking for the opportunity to run their first project as No1.

You will possess your SMSTS, CSCS and First Aid qualifications for this role.

High standards, attention to detail and the drive to deliver on spec, budget and programme will be well rewarded with competitive salary, benefits, promotional and development prospects.

For more information on this contract please contact Martin Olney on (phone number removed) or send your CV to (url removed)

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK


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