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Site Manager

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At Bellway we recognise that people are the key to our success, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that values and respects difference combined with creating a safe and inclusive working environment for all colleagues. This means we are positive about making adjustments as well as providing flexible working and we would be happy to talk to you about how this could work for you. There is an exciting opportunity to join Bellway, one of the UK’s largest house builders. Our Essex Division is looking to recruit a Site Manager to join the Division’s Construction team. The development we are recruiting for is located in Hollytree Walk, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7SW. The Role The role of Site Manager, reports to the Construction Manager and is responsible for managing all aspects of a construction development site, ensuring the provision of safe, efficient and cost effective works at all times, while maintaining the highest quality of work and customer service are delivered within the given timescales. Principal accountabilities of the role include: Manage the day to day running of the development and provide clear direction to those working on the construction site regarding their responsibilities and targets. Manage and implement health and safety procedures, working closely with Bellway Health and Safety Managers and ensure that that all aspects of health and safety are followed and adhered too. Motivate, support and manage directly employed site staff, providing toolbox talks, training, coaching, and support as required to improve performance. Ensure site presentation is maintained at the correct standard at all times. Deliver all aspects of production requirements in strict accordance with relevant technical and planning documentation provided and any subsequent instructions that may be necessary from time to time. Fully conform to building regulations and warranty providers’ requirements (NHBC, LABC Services). Ensure accurate production/progress returns are updated and sent to the Construction Manager and/or Construction Director as requested. Ensure that adequate site records are maintained including but not limited to Site Managers reports, labour requirements, plant, materials, site inductions and health and safety records. Thoroughly inspect and ensure any remedial work is completed in advance of each NHBC key stage inspection Experience, Qualifications and Skills Experience Experience of working as an Assistant Site Manager or Site Manager with a high volume residential house builder. Experience of effectively managing teams Up to date knowledge of health and safety and building legislation. Qualifications and Training GCSE Maths and English – Grade C or above (or equivalent) Valid CSCS card at Site Manager level (or equivalent). Valid SMSTS certificate Valid First Aid certificate Construction Management – HNC Level 4, HND Level 5 or NVQ Level 6 is desirable Valid Scaffold Appreciation certificate is desirable Valid LOLER certificate is desirable Skills and Aptitude Effective communication and listening skills Good administration skills Works effectively to deadlines and competently works on multiple tasks simultaneously Ability to work on own as well as part of a team Proficient IT skills along with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) Committed to diversity and inclusion The Role and Working Conditions Willing to be flexible in respect to day to day duties and hours worked. Working outside in all weathers. Ability to travel to development sites, including the divisional office. In return we can offer you: Competitive salary Competitive car allowance Optional salary sacrifice car scheme Competitive annual bonus Contributory pension scheme 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays Holiday purchase scheme Access to discounts and benefits portal ShareSave Scheme Cycle to Work Scheme Life assurance We reserve the right to close this vacancy if a large volume of applications are received.

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