Senior Site Manager - Partnerships

Leamington Spa
11 Mar 2019
08 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
About us:

We are one of the UK's leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 4,700 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.


The Partnerships and Regeneration division is the group's regeneration and affordable housing specialist. As a business it is committed to increasing the supply of housing and building sustainable communities across the United Kingdom.

Not only is the Galliford Try Partnerships brand a major contractor partner for some of the largest developing housing associations, the division also acts as a developer, bringing together private and public organisations to create award-winning mixed-tenure schemes.

Partnerships and Regeneration acts as the crucial link between the Galliford Try group and the government's Homes and Communities Agency as a lead development partner.

For the past financial year, Partnerships built 2,200 homes of all tenures, while 60% of all homes that Galliford Try delivered were defined as affordable under the government's current definition.

The Project

Leading regeneration specialist Galliford Try Partnerships and housing and care provider Sanctuary Group are joining forces to build 375 new homes in Leamington Spa.The project will be on Europa Way, which will include 150 affordable homes and 225 homes to be sold on the open market.

Role Overview:

To organise resources and to direct the management of designated development projects to achieve progressive project completion to quality and specification and on budget.

Key Responsibilities:

* To direct the necessary labour, plant, staff and equipment to achieve both plot and project completion on time, to specification and within budget.

* Monitor that the Buying team and Surveying department order the correct materials and sub-contract services in good time to meet contract objectives.

* Manage site teams by monitoring performance against contract targets and instigating any necessary corrective actions.

* Ensure compliance with Group Safety Policy and Health and Safety Regulations.

* Ensure that staff and operatives are managed and led effectively by developing the skills and attitudes of managers leading to provision of a working environment that engenders high morale.

* Train and develop subordinates to meet current and assessed future requirements.

* 100% compliance with current NHBC standards.

* Establish that staff training and development has occurred as plan at annual appraisal and appraisal review stages.

* Achieve maximum marks on the twice monthly Health and Safety audit.

Experience and Qualifications:

* The Project / Site Manager must be a proven operational, team player who can set direction and delivery within challenging market conditions.

* Experience of housing construction and some civils experience

* The successful candidate will have a reputation for integrity, maturity and sound business judgment and be totally comfortable leading and working in a team environment.

In Return:

We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

With an ambitious strategy, we're poised for further growth and success, so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

Galliford Try is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community