Site Manager

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Site Manager

Work location: Malvern

Division: Living

Reporting to: Project 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

Our specialist Living division has a long history of building high quality homes for a variety of schemes including shared ownership and private sales as well as acquiring land. We are seeking a new Site Manager to join the team, to work on our sites around the Herefordshire/Worcestershire/Gloucestershire area. In this key role you will have responsibility for the day-to-day management of the construction site to achieve successful completion of projects in terms of health & safety, quality, programme and cost.

How You’ll Contribute

In these busy roles, you will:

  • Ensure the correct processes are in place and are being implemented to achieve project completion within cost and time parameters, to the required quality standards, striving for zero defects.
  • Ensure that Company Health, Safety & Environmental policies and procedures are strictly adhered to.
  • Ensure that all work undertaken on site complies with the current construction issue drawings, specifications, contract documents and building regulations etc.
  • Produce short term programmes based around the main project Contract / Construction Programme
  • Manage on-site sub-contractors through leading project-based meetings and ensuring sub-contractors are hitting targets
  • Manage the relationship with the client to the best effect.
  • Ensure cost effective production in line with budgets by ensuring that the work is undertaken is in full accordance with the cost provision allocated
  • Ensure your team are fully skilled and trained to do their role, including Health and Safety process and procedures.
  • Provide strong and visible leadership and demonstrate through your own positive actions your commitment to the company values and ethics.


Who are we looking for?

To be successful in these roles you will bring your enthusiasm and determination as well as:


  • Demonstrated experience as a Site Manager for construction projects up between £1m and up to £25 million in value
  • Ability to be based on site in and around Worcestershire/Herefordshire/Gloucestershire
  • Experience as a construction Site Manager within the housebuilding arena

Core Behaviours which will help you to be successful in this role include:

  • Takes responsibility and accountability;
  • Is proactive;
  • Drives for results.


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?

Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our values, we’ve created a culture where everyone feels welcome to contribute. Our mission has always been to encourage, develop and combine the individual talents of our staff, and we welcome and encourage staff from all backgrounds and abilities.

We’re also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and 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.