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Site Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Job Introduction:

Are you passionate about managing 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 Site Manager to join our Construction team, managing the onsite 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 a 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 Contracts manager and Construction Director, helping deliver the development safely, and on schedule – we need people who lead by example.

The role includes:

  • Managing the development to maintain and deliver the build programme in accordance with budgets and forecasts. Ensuring that the final product is to Gleeson Homes standard 
  • Full responsibility and control of all site staff and sub-contractors including labour only groundworkers/contractors, ensuring that all employees comply with our Health and Safety standards
  • Liaison with head office, NHBC and local authority departments
  • Timely ordering of materials ensuring the build programme can be achieved
  • Ensure all NHBC inspections are carried out as required
  • Carry out hand over inspection of properties to the customers in accordance with our customer care procedures
  • Complete as soon as practicably possible any customer care defects raised in conjunction with our customer care team
  • Actively encourage a philosophy of safety, progress, quality and innovation

The Ideal Candidate:

Previous experiences as a Site Manager working on high volume new build housing development. Must have extensive knowledge and experience of managing labour only groundworkers/contractors.

  • Full UK driving licence
  • Excellent knowledge of construction build programmes
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction processes
  • Experience of successfully achieving customer service requirements
  • Awareness of codes of practice that impact on Construction matters e.g. NHBC, Building Regs, etc.

Qualifications & Training:

  • SMSTS Qualification
  • CSCS Card
  • First Aid
  • Fire Marshall
  • Scaffolding

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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