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Drawing upon extensive experience and strong collaborations within the construction industry, Linear Recruitment is poised to assist you in discovering your ideal role as a construction site manager. We specialise in recruiting for Construction Site Manager positions across all tiers of seniority. What's even more helpful is our well-established connections, which frequently grant us exclusive entry to the most up-to-date Construction Site Manager opportunities prior to their public release. 

To glean further insights, don't hesitate to get in touch with our recruitment consultants.

Construction Site Manager Job FAQs

What is a Construction Site Manager?

A construction Site Manager supervises all the activities at the construction building site. They ensure the building process is completed within budget and on time, whilst also ensuring the safety of workers. Their responsibilities also involve training the new construction workers for the job site, project management, and contract handling with suppliers.  

How much do construction Site Managers earn in the UK?

The average salary of a construction Site Manager in the UK is currently around £52,506 per annum depending on experience and location (source: Glassdoor) with Site Managers averaging £48,573  and Senior Site Managers averaging £61,253. This is supported by statistics from the National Careers Service which show that junior positions have an average starting salary of £27,000 compared to £65,000 for senior roles.

What training/qualifications do I need?

The Chartered Institute of Building Membership

To be considered charted, a construction Site Manager is required to obtain CIOB membership by completing a CIOB-accredited course or a degree from a CIOB-accredited university. 


Construction Site Manager roles normally require a foundation degree, a higher national diploma, or an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, such as building engineering, civil engineering, construction engineering, or construction site management. 

What skills do construction site managers need?

Since you will be working on a construction project, you should have knowledge of construction, building, and mathematics. You should also have the ability to manage time and workload and be comfortable working with budgets and numbers. 

What career paths/progression opportunities are available?

Construction Site Manager roles offer natural progression opportunities based on experience, with the option to progress from trainee site manager to assistant level, followed by Site Manager and then into a Senior Site Manager position. Other progression routes include contract manages and consultancy roles. You may decide to take up a specialism in an area such as estimating, health and safety, or building inspection.

Why use Linear Recruitment to find your next construction site manager job?

Linear Recruit has been a specialist in construction sector recruitment since our conception in 2001, and we’ve proudly recruited on behalf of clients working on large, high-profile construction projects across the UK. With a number of preferential agreements in place with clients in the construction industry we often have exclusive access to construction site manager vacancies before they reach the open market. We support all candidates by offering interview advice, CV preparation tips, and comprehensive careers support.

How do I apply for a job through Linear Recruitment?

Applying for a construction site manager job with Linear Recruitment is quick and easy. Just hit the ‘apply for role’ button and then fill out the contact form or email the recruitment consultant directly using the details at the bottom of the job description. Need additional help or information? Just get in touch.

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