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Senior Site Manager

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Senior Site Manager

Work location: Midlands (site based)

Division: Small Works (Malvern)

Reporting to: Project Manager/Contracts Manager

Type: Full time


Who we are

Speller Metcalfe is on a mission… and it’s a simple one. We want to build a sustainable company at the forefront of construction – one that is built with a people-first approach in mind.

As a family business with nearly 30 years’ experience under our belts, our focus is not just getting you through the door, but developing your skills to support a long-term career with us. We’re proud of our high levels of staff retention and with staff at the very heart of our company, you’re never just a cog in the machine, but someone who can truly have an impact on how we do business.

Our background

Established in 1995 by Steve Speller and Andy Metcalfe, their vision was to develop a business at the cutting edge of construction, built upon an ethos of family values which are reflected in everything we do.

Now one of the UK’s leading regional contractors, we predominantly work across the Midlands and South West regions. With offices in Malvern and Wolverhampton, we deliver a range of public and private sector projects from £250k up to £30 million across a numbers of fields including education, healthcare, residential and leisure.


The job

In this role, expectations are:

  • Attendance at pre-start meetings;
  • Quality control to ensure delivery to a high standard;
  • Control and monitor progress of the works;
  • Input to the planning and programming of activities to ensure delivery to schedule;
  • Input into commercial management of projects;
  • Ensure compliance with Group Safety Policy and Health and Safety Regulations, achieving maximum marks on health and safety audits;
  • Material ordering and reconciliation;
  • Site measurement & setting out – when required;
  • Direct the necessary labour, plant, staff and equipment to achieve project completion on time, to specification and within budget;
  • Liaison with clients, design professionals and statutory bodies – (depending on value of the job);
  • Monitor that the Buying team and Surveying department order the correct materials and sub-contract services in good time to meet contract objectives – (depending on value of the job);
  • Manage site teams by monitoring performance against contract targets and instigating any necessary corrective actions;
  • 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 junior staff to meet current and assessed future requirements;
  • Report all breaches of Health and Safety Rules and Regulations to the Health & Safety Manager and Contracts Manager/Project Manager;
  • Make recommendation of material and plant requirements to the site manager;
  • Ensure systems are in place in order that quality of work is to the prescribed standards;
  • Monitor and record individual performances on site.


Who are we looking for?

Someone with:

  • 5 years+ experience;
  • Experience delivering project values from £3million+;
  • L6 NVQ in Construction Management.


What’s in it for you?

As well as a competitive salary, increasing holiday benefits and access to private healthcare, we offer a number of other benefits for our staff.


Sound interesting?

If you would like to apply for this role, please email careers@spellermetcalfe.com with a CV and a covering email outlining how you meet the requirements of this role.

We’re committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage please let us know.

If you don’t meet all the criteria, but are still interested in joining us, email us your CV anyway! It’s always good to hear from people who can bring their enthusiasm and desire to learn to our team.