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Site Manager - Widnes

Freelance Site Manager - Construction

Construction Main Contractor

New Build / Enabling Works / Demolition / School

Contract Values - £3m - £10m

6 - 8 weeks minimum duration

£260 - £300 / day dependant upon experience

The Company

Our client is a construction main contractor who work nationally from a number of regional offices. They are looking to appoint a Freelance Site Manager after a number of successful contract awards. Their success has led to a sharp increase in turnover which currently stands, as a Group, at in excess of £780m. This Division has the aim to continue with their growth to £80m+ in the next financial year. They have developed an excellent reputation for themselves in market sectors including: Education, Commercial, Leisure, Student Accommodation & Industrial. They are an entirely relationship driven business and pride themselves on the fact that over 70% of their workload is negotiated with existing clients that they have built relationships with.

The Freelance Site Manager Role

This role could is suitable for a Site Manager looking to work in a more dynamic environment. The successful candidate will be expected to execute the designated project to the agreed programme, in line with Health, Safety and Environmental standards expected by the client and company.

The position will be initially managing a site in the Widnes area that will run for 6 - 8 weeks as a minimum. The project is the enabling works for a new build school project including demolition works.

It is expected that the successful applicant will be capable of running their own project on a day to day basis with the assistance of a visiting Contracts Manager.

As the Freelance Site Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of the project with both construction and refurbishment elements from inception to completion, generally valued between £3million to £10million.

Responsibilities include:

Managing the project on site

Managing the build program

All inductions

Managing all Health and Safety

Working closely with all sub-contractors to ensure projects run on time.

Liaising on all levels to ensure effective communication is always maintained.

The ideal candidate will have previously managed sites within the construction and refurbishment sectors, experience of constructing education, commercial, leisure, hotel, student accommodation and industrial schemes is beneficial. The company aim to give the successful candidate projects close to home although candidates should also be comfortable with a reasonable amount of travel and lodge - an uplift to the candidates salary is paid if they lodge away for four or more nights a week.

As the Freelance Site Manager, you will be required to be a self-motivated individual who is autonomous in your role, whilst being able to drive subcontractors.

It is essential that you hold SMSTS, CSCS Black Card, Asbestos Awareness and First Aid certificates.


Dependent upon experience, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to earn up to £300 per day DOE.

Please apply with an up to date CV

Contact | 0115 9233 366

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. 360 Recruitment only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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Cheshire, England, UK