Site Manager – Water

Position: Site Manager – Water

Location: Horsham, West Sussex or Rochester, Kent

Salary Guide: £55-59k (Neg DOE), Car/Allowance and Package

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who have been awarded a programme of work to deliver non-infrastructure projects for Southern Water.

They are looking to recruit Site Managers to oversee the timely delivery of construction activity on two of their key projects at Horsham WTW and Burham WTW. You will manage the Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability with responsibility for CDM for managing compliance for all delivered construction work within a designated team. Managing the local construction delivery team to ensure all construction activities are provided in compliance with the scheme deliverables, you’ll drive a culture of zero accidents and zero defects to meet the Delivery Milestones to provide the best service.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage site construction team to deliver the project within approved budget and to an agreed time frame; facilitate project construction kick off meeting and lead health checks.
  • Responsible for the performance of tier 2 suppliers in relation to Safety, Time and Quality including approving RAMS ensuring they are appropriate and adequate.
  • Take the lead with Constructability Reviews, Project Rehearsal and Fit for Assembly sign-off which drives outperformance and innovation where possible.
  • Drive a focus on zero waste and reducing embodied carbon within construction activities.
  • Ensure that the site teams are raising the relevant contractual and commercial notices to the rest of the Project Team in a timely manner.
  • Work with the Lead Construction Manager to establish long term and short-term resource needs (labour, plant and materials).
  • Ensure full H&S compliance is achieved where the team feel safe every day and have the confidence and autonomy to raise safety concerns.
  • Adopt, maintain and promote cost conscious management through efficient use of all resources.
  • Ensure realistic scheme programmes are prepared, reviewed and updated.
  • Ensure method statements and risk assessments are prepared, reviewed, briefed and updated.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience of managing operational resources in a fast-paced water industry environment.
  • Recognised Civil or Construction Management Qualifications
  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme
  • Health, Safety and Environmental Management (IOSH or Construction Managers Safety Certificate)
  • CSCS Card (Black minimum)

Package includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private medical Insurance
  • And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, kids pass etc.

About The Company:

Our client is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks.

They create opportunity by inviting, embracing and celebrating difference. Their goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop their employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

Embracing diversity of all kinds enables them to provide a work environment and culture that play a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills. Living these values and committing to diversity and inclusion supports and enhances their employees and acts as a key differentiator in the market.

They are members of the WISE (women in science and engineering) campaign. They are also signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant in making a promise to support our forces. They are working with CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world.

Key Words:

Site Manager

Site Management


Construction Manager

Construction Management

Water Industry

Water Sector

Water Treatment

Waste Water




Project Delivery

Civil Engineering




Job Information

Job Reference: 887025_1651756102
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: South East
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Civil

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