Site Manager Job Description

Job Title: Site Manager

Base of Work: On site in Oxfordshire, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Position Accountable For: Site Based Operatives, Contractors

Position Reporting To: Framework Manager

Job Purpose Summary:

Working closely with the Project Manager, the Site Manager is responsible for delivery of projects, making sure they are delivered to a high standard. Supervising the completion of works and undertaking quality inspections ensuring that project deadlines are met.


  • Monitoring the progress of the work and performance of employees and sub-contractors on site.
  • Communicate to site workers areas of defects and improvements.
  • Ordering materials correctly for site as required
  • Convey progress information of the project and performance of workers to the Project Manager either verbally or electronically
  • Administer first aid to any injured worker on site.
  • Report accidents that occur on site and complete the relevant accident reporting documentation. Escalating issues on to the Project Manager where necessary.
  • Ensure that any change in the project communicated to workers
  • Identify any potential problems at the site and work to prevent it.
  • Ability to review RAMS
  • Ability to produce risk assessments & method statements
  • Able to work flexibly – early starts/ late finishes/ OOH works as needed

Person Specification


  • Experience in delivering project to deadline
  • Health & Safety Awareness
  • Computer literate
  • Experience is working with multiple trades


  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally
  • Organised and flexible with the ability to coordinate activities across a multiple site.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to work calmly under pressure.
  • Ability to work on own initiative when required
  • Detailed weekly reports.


  • CSCS Card (Black)
  • First Aid
  • Asbestos awareness

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