Job Title: Experienced site manager Job type: Permanent, Full-time Salary: Competitive salary


As a Site Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • The successful delivery of a construction project on time, budget and to the required quality expected of all Read projects.
  • Ensuring the achievement of all Health, Safety & Environment objectives
  • Working collaboratively with the delivery team, especially with the design manager, project quantity surveyor & contracts manager.
  • Promoting & upholding Read’s reputation for providing the highest standards.
  • Promoting best practice throughout the construction process, developing good working relationships with all project Stakeholders.

Read are looking for highly skilled, experienced and enthusiastic individuals, with an ability to self-manage whilst working within a team. This is a site-based role for an experienced manager who excels at leading their team to delivering clients requirements and achieve contractual objectives.

Candidates must have at least 5 years’ experience managing a variety of project types over the value of £2m within the commercial sector. Be IT competent and hold a full UK driving licence.

WhatWe offer

  1. Competitive salary
  2. Company car or car allowance
  3. 26 days paid holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  4. 5% pension contributions
  5. Various other benefits such as long service awards, cycle2work scheme, death in service cover, regular training opportunities


  • Co-ordinate trades, sub-contractors & labour to ensure the programme is delivered on time and within budget. An understanding of project programming is essential to achieve
    production targets and ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Develop a full understanding of all specifications, drawings, preliminaries, preambles and contract documentation, ensuring the project is delivered within these parameters.
  • Ensure full compliance with all Health & Safety aspects.
  • Manage on site administration, including all required site documentation, drawings & records.
  • The completion of all statutory project reports, such as permits to work, inspection reports, event forms, risk assessments & method statements.
  • Assist Senior Management in the allocation of onsite packages, and subsequently of establishing relationships with each subcontractor. Good commercial understanding is
    required. Support delivery team throughout procurement process.
  • Assist the project to achieve its Environmental & Waste Management Plans, Community Benefits, BREEAM and BIM targets.
  • Work closely with the client, consultants and delivery team to ensure project deliverables are achieved and quality standards upheld.


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