Freelance Site Manager – Main Contractor

Salary : Negotiable depending on experience

Location : Cumbria

Type : Temporary

Contact Name: Jaime Scorer

Telephone Number: NA

Job Description


As the Site Manager you will be responsible for the timely delivery of small and large-scale refurbishments on educational and commercial buildings.   You will be responsible for overseeing the execution of works to programme, procurement of labour and materials, health and safety, supervision of direct and sub-contractors on site. You will be client facing and often working in live environments so it is therefore essential that you represent the business professionally at all times.   You will be responsible for the following;
  • Resourcing & supervising labour & activity on site;
  • Ensuring work is completed to programme; within time & budget
  • Ensuring work is completed to the highest standard
  • Overseeing Health & Safety & Quality
  • Liaising with all parties on site including commercial staff and client
  • Overseeing all sub-contract requirements
  • Producing Risk Assessments & Method Statements
  • Ensuring all paperwork is completed to a high standard.

The Candidate

We are looking for Site Managers who have minimum 5 years’ experience working for a principal contractor on extensive refurbishment projects to the value of £2million. Ideally you will have proven experience covering all aspects of refurbishment from heating systems to roofing.   It is essential that applicants have the following;
  • Trade Background or HNC/Degree in Construction or related
  • DBS Check
  • CSCS
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Scaffold Inspection
  • First Aid


This is a Temporary role and the rate is negotiable depending upon experience