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Assistant Site Manager

Job Introduction

Job Introduction:

Are you passionate about joining a high performing, customer-focussed on site construction team and genuinely care about building affordable quality homes, where they are needed for the people who need them the most?

If you are Passionate about what we do here at Gleeson and are considering a new challenge, we have a great opportunity for an experienced Assistant Site Manager to join our Construction team, working with external partners and subcontractors whilst working collaboratively with our onsite Sales team.

To be considered for this role you will share our Gleeson Values of being Passionate, Collaborative and Respectful along with having previous experience as an Assistant Site Manager working on high volume new build housing developments.

Main Responsibilities:

We’re looking for proactive people who genuinely believe in what we’re doing, building homes, changing lives. Collaborative leaders, who positively influence teams, who can strongly communicate across departments, on and offsite. You’d reinforce directions set out by the Site and Contracts manager, helping deliver the development safely, and on schedule – we need people who lead by example.

The role includes:

  • Ensuring the safe running of site is key. You’d be responsible for reinforcing the Home Safe procedures, maintaining a keen eye for detail and proactively ensuring compliance.
  • Supporting in the Management of the onsite Construction and Customer Care responsibilities
  • Ensuring that the effective compliance, control and deployment of the Construction and onsite Customer Care activities as per Company policies and processes, also managing defects post completion in a timely manner, delivering 5* customer satisfaction results.
  • Liaising with all stakeholders and suppliers, both internal and external.
  • Maintaining and establishing relationships, this extends to the local communities – engaging and working with local communities, further pushing the Gleeson model.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • CSCS card as a minimum
  • NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision or similar construction related NVQ – To be working towards or to have achieved a Pass or Distinction  
  • SMSTS card holder
  • First Aid at Work
  • Scaffold - CISRS 
  • Good knowledge of Construction method and processes
  • Good awareness of codes of practice that impact on Construction matters e.g. NHBC, Building Regs
  • Experience working within the housebuilding industry
  • Previous experience within an Assistant Site Manager or Site Supervisor role is preferred
  • Full UK driving licence

Please note, we will ask you to bring your qualifications to the interview stage so please ensure you have evidence prepared.


  • Generous holiday entitlement of 26 days per annum + bank holidays
  • Choice of company car/ car allowance
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Holiday Buy Back Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Healthshield membership
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Share Purchase Plan
  • Highstreet/ Store Discounts
  • Development Opportunities

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