Company: ENGIE
Skills: Construction Manager
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Leicester, United Kingdom

A leading main contractor with a UK turnover of circa £3.6bn and worldwide turnover of £60bn. This sector of the business has strong track record in delivering high quality schemes on time and to budget. The project consists of approximately 500 new build student units over several new low rise student accommodation blocks. The refurbishment of 700 student units and the construction of a new precast 500 space carpark. The business will manage the scheme for the next 50 years, as such the business has a long-term interest. This is a prestigious high profile Education project with a construction value of £80m spanning over two years. We also have a strong pipeline of future works.

Engie are recruiting for a Site Manager with experience working on design and build projects based in Leicester. This is a permanent full-time role working Monday to Friday. On offer is a competitive salary, and benefits package.

Responsible for the efficient use of resources and ensuring that, job planning, appointments, resource allocation, materials, plant and equipment are effectively utilised and continuously improved in accordance with service delivery targets. The Site Manager is also responsible for bringing to the attention of the Contracts Manager any arrangements/proposals that will improve job control, operational performance, relationships with Clients representatives and maximise the utilisation of the Company's IT system.
The principle responsibility of the Site Manager is to achieve the target contributions by managing the contract in accordance with the contract documents and programme. Responsible for ensuring that the project is delivered on time, within budget and to the agreed quality, whilst exceeding client expectations and maximising profit for Engie. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy and ensure all employees reporting to you do the same and being responsible for ensuring that SHEQ requirements are upheld to the highest of standards at all times.
The Site Manager will promote team work at all times, with commitment to the provision of an efficient and effective customer focused service.

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

  • Support the Contracts Manager in compiling all pre-start information.
  • Provide structured approach to project planning; to include health and safety, execution methods and quality
  • Provide project & weekly programme information and KPI's and feed back into monitoring and reporting systems
  • Provide project direction, focus and consistency across the team & project
    • Supervision of the Site Team, including the following areas;
    • Health and Safety Issues are addressed
    • Overall responsibility for site safety, ensuring compliance to SHEQ procedures & responsibilities, & HSE requirements.
    • Manage Quality Control through a structured monitoring process and auditing.
    • Resource allocation and control (in liaison with the Quantity Surveyor)
    • Liaison with the client on both a formal and informal basis
    • Application for all licences, permits etc. and ensuring they are in place to execute the works correctly.
    • Ensuring that site set up works is complied with and all welfare facilities are provided.
    • Co-ordination with sub-contractors and appointment of them in conjunction with the Contracts Manager and Commercial Team
    • Attendance, preparation and reporting for all meetings in relation to the project
    • To have a clear understanding of the way the job is priced to enable us to take full benefit of any opportunities for variations, change is specification or scope of works to maximise profit
Ensure that systems are put in place in accordance with Company procedure and policy to ensure works are completed in accordance with the company's values including:
  • Endeavour, wherever possible, to resolve difficulties in non-adversarial manner
  • Understand the commercial aims of the project and business plan objectives
  • Provide key information to the commercial team to enable high levels of financial control
  • Produce resource planning and team leadership
  • Undertake appraisals to capture the development needs of each individual, with a focus on succession planning.
  • To provide absence cover in accordance with your Job role and position within the organisation.
  • Ensure the Contracts Manager is notified of any underperforming employees within the team so where applicable they can be coached/mentored/disciplined as required in order to achieve desired standards in accordance with the employee handbook and Company Policy.
  • Recommend necessary changes to improve performance based on analysis of weekly/daily Key Performance Indicator statistics.
  • Escalate any issue of concern/potential concern to the Contracts Manager as required to ensure a pro-active approach is maintained and service delivery is not impacted.
  • Recommend necessary changes to improve performance based on analysis of weekly/daily Key Performance Indicator statistics.
  • Work with the wider team to aid future decision making and possible improvements to service levels
  • Carry out regular checks on plant and equipment in use on your contracts
  • Take ownership for the swift and effective resolution of customer complaints - escalating issues to the Contracts Manager where appropriate.
  • Ensure all engineers are wearing official ENGIE uniform and are well presented on a daily basis
  • Ensure all vehicles are clean/tidy and correct stock levels are maintained
  • Liaise with other Supervisors / Managers to effectively resolve any cross managerial issues within the contract.
  • Ensure all works including information i.e. photographs, follow-ons, material requirements etc. allocated through the Company's IT system are completed and reported appropriately.
Required Qualifications, Skills or Experience:

  • Higher National Certificate in Building Studies or equivalent experience
  • Scaffold Inspection
  • First Aid at Work
  • Gas Safety Awareness
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Safe Working at Height
  • City and Guilds Trade qualification if applicable (Desirable)
  • Microsoft Office or other relevant IT related qualification (Desirable)
  • Current valid driving license
  • Experience of Refurbishment contracts and relevant knowledge of building legislation and building and construction projects
  • Strong ICT skills
  • Strong people management skills
  • Experience of managing specialist sub-contract supply chains
  • Excellent understanding and adherence to SHEQ practices
  • Up to date relevant knowledge and experience of Health and Safety legislation
  • Good understanding and appreciation of effective customer care
  • Excellent standard of record keeping and administration
  • Ability to manage conflict
  • Ability to adapt communication style to match needs of others
  • Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines

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For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Feb 12, 2021