Assistant Site Managers - Construction

  • Job Reference: HSE Jobs
  • Date Posted: 19 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Bouygues UK
  • Location: London, Various Locations
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Health & Safety Advisor, Site Manager
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Bouygues UK are actively recruiting for Assistant Site Managers for various prestigious regeneration projects in the London area. This is a great opportunity for a career focussed construction professional, to join us.  We look for people who are engaged with the construction sector and can demonstrate a genuine desire to develop/grow, as your mentor will be some of the best of our senior construction management team. 

Job Purpose and Scope:

To assist the site manager in the co-ordination and control of the onsite construction process ensuring the site build progresses in line with plan. You will report to the Site Manager and / or Project Manager. You will  produce and sustain systems that ensure an organised environment.

Essential Criteria:

  • Construction knowledge/experience
  • Knowledge of UK building regulations
  • Good financial control skills
  • Understanding of UK H&S construction laws
  • Excellent self-organisational skills and ability to organize others and Priority management
  • Attention to detail
  • Stress Management
  • High levels of quality standards
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once

Accountabilities and Key Tasks:

  • Be involved in the overall programming and planning of the build
  • Assist the site manager in maintaining progress on site in accordance with the contract programme
  • Oversee elements of work as directed by the site manager to ensure safe execution
  • Raise the Confirmation of Instructions if recipient of verbal instructions
  • Provide information for Progress Reports if requested
  • In the absence of the Site or Project Manager, chair and minute the subcontractors’ meetings
  • Ensure progress is measured and report to the Site or Project Manager regarding progress
  • Assist in ensuring that company procedures and statutory obligations are fully addressed
  • Assist in ensuring that all work is executed in accordance with the latest information
  • Be fully conversant and comply with the Company Health and Safety Policy
  • Identify solutions to problems and organise activities and the required margin
  • Arrange hire of plant and equipment through the Buying Department
  • Assist the Site Manager in ensuring the following records are maintained on site to include: Diary, Drawing Register, Health & Safety Records, COSHH Assessments, As Built Drawings

Why Bouygues UK

Day in day out our teams deliver some of the most technically innovative and challenging projects across the UK and the world. With a strong corporate culture our values reflect how we operate with Respect, Excellence, Courage, Integrity and Passion. 

We offer competitive basic salaries coupled with generous company benefits including:

  • 26 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days
  • 2 paid volunteering days a year
  • pension scheme
  • life insurance
  • private medical insurance
  • BY Extra – opt into lifestyle benefits

Bouygues Construction UK was awarded the Top Employers United Kingdom and Top Employers Europe certification. Together with our partners and clients, Bouygues UK delivers award-winning construction, development and regeneration projects to the most exacting standards across public and commercial private sectors.

Bouygues UK is part of the Bouygues Group, a diverse global business which operates in the construction, engineering, energy, media and telecommunications markets. With annual sales of over €32 billion and operations in over 100 countries, the financial strength of our group is a key differentiator in these challenging economic times. 

Be Yourself!

Here at Bouygues we value the creativity and innovation that our diverse workforce brings, encouraging people from all backgrounds, particularly those from underrepresented communities to apply. By joining us, you will be inspired to bring your full self to the workplace, speak up and share your unique ideas. You will also have an opportunity to join our employee led diversity & inclusion communities such as WeLink (women network), Encompass (LGBTQ+), Kaleidoscope (BAME), Disability and Wellness peer support network, Parents and Carers network.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We value your privacy and we are committed to protecting your personal details. If you choose to apply for this role, please do not include any sensitive data on your CV which reveals (directly or indirectly); your race or ethnic origins, your political, philosophical or religious opinions, or your membership of a trade union, your social security number, or information which relates to your health or sexual orientation or to any criminal conviction.