Senior Site Supervisor (Construction Coordinator)


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Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Senior Site Supervisor (Construction Coordinator)
Construction, Construction Management
Contract type
Full time permanent

Senior Site Supervisor 

Location: Cumbria 

Position Summary

A colleague at this level will take responsibility for delivering specific tasks, goals and objectives. They will work under direction but will be able to work without day to day support. They are expected to work proactively and deliver defined tasks to an industry standard.  In operations they will manage small or medium projects and site. They supervise larger teams of trades of co-ordinate significant functions on a larger project.  In commercial they will manage costs and quantities on small projects or as part of a team on a larger project. 

They will manage their own tasks within the context of a project or company objective. Whilst they will take day to day decisions on their own, they will refer significant decisions. They are accountable for the performance of a small team. 

Act as lead in a team of supervisors, supporting the contract management team, whilst maintaining responsibility for the overall delivery of construction, Civils and reinstatement work, managing approximately 5/6 teams ensuring overall performance against our philosophy of Perfect Delivery. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Delivery Manager and the Operations Manager in developing, implementing and delivering robust contract processes and procedures in order to deliver the contract effectively.
  • Assist the management team in developing people performance targets and ensuring they are delivered. 
  • Ensure site teams meet contract specifications including all health and safety requirements. 
  • Lead and support employees and those working with us in pursuit of achieving our 100% Safe goal and fully support our Perfect Delivery philosophy. 
  • Act as a deputy for the Delivery Manager. 
  • Ensure teams understand and comply with all the relevant legislation and function efficiently and effectively.
  • Perform regular reviews with teams to ensure performance is optimised. 
  • Provide sufficient and timely supervision, assessment and coaching to ensure gangs are performing to agreed production levels. 
  • Deal with internal stakeholder issues are dealt with appropriately. 
  • Maintain own level of skills and knowledge to perform the role. 
  • Meet the contract specifications.
  • Ensure the needs of the client are met through regular communication and updates. 
  • Implement processes and procedures to achieve perfect delivery for the customer. 
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise the work carried out by teams to the specified target outputs.
  • Ensure all teams have appropriate plant and materials. 
  • Carry out audits as specified by the company or client. 
  • Take ownership of projects from start to finish – signing off on completion. 
  • Monitor and produce progress reports to measure performance of the delivery activity and ensure corrective actions are made as necessary.
  • Pre-site every project and return the relevant and appropriate information to the programme team as and when required.
  • Identify and assist the coordination of the resource to ensure effective delivery.
  • Carry out daily site visits to maximise effective delivery. 
  • Deliver effective staff briefings and safety information including local training.
  • Perform regular reviews with teams to ensure performance is optimised. 
  • Identify any problem areas associated with delivery or welfare and take action to resolve them.
  • Carry out authorisation monitoring to ensure compliance. 
  • Maintain accurate records of work updating records on completion. 
  • Carry out duties deemed necessary by the line manager to support the overall contract.

The Person

  • IOSH Managing Safely NVQ Management Level 3 or equivalent (preferable or working towards).
  • CSCS Accreditation. 
  • Have a clear commercial understanding of the contract, forecasting outputs for the teams and comparing to actual work completed.
  • Ability to work in a team environment contributing across a project, site or area. 
  • Good management skills, with the ability to motivate self and colleagues to perform. 
  • Good planning and time management skills; able to manage activities simultaneously within compromising on standards and quality.
  • Ability to ensure standards and specifications are met. 
  • Ability to work with colleagues to contribute to project and operational performance. 
  • Sound knowledge of construction practises and standards. 
  • Specialist knowledge in chosen field.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please note that any CV’s submitted will be deemed as gifted to Morgan Sindall and any agency terms & conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be null and void.

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