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Site Manager

Pin icon PO1 Portsmouth
Pound Sterling icon £1,100 per week
Clock icon Contract
Calendar icon 12 Apr 2024
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*** SMSTS Site Manager required – Immediate start available! ***

We are currently seeking an experienced Site Manager to lead an external project in Portsmouth focused on the maintenance and decoration of multiple blocks of 2-3 storey flats within a social housing residential environment.

This project offers a continuous opportunity with over 6 months of work on the table and comes with its own resident liaison officer to handle resident issues.

SMSTS Site Manager
Portsmouth, PO1 1QZ

  • Freelance, Temporary contract with over 6 months of work available
  • Hours: 7.30am – 5.00pm  
  • £1,100 per week on a contracting (CIS) basis
  • Current SMSTS and First Aid certificates required

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

A.Purkiss Buildings & Decorating Contractors Limited provide professional and high-quality construction, refurbishment and building maintenance projects.

We are a family-operated company working within Hampshire for local authorities (Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Eastleigh), Hampshire CC, West Sussex Council, with chartered surveyors and private clients on a variety of projects delivering high quality construction, refurbishment, & maintenance projects. We generally remain local to Portsmouth.

We are currently seeking an experienced Site Manager to join our team for an external project in Portsmouth for the council.

About the Role:

  • Project Oversight: Lead repairs and decoration of multi-storey flats, ensuring efficient management.
  • Planning and Organisation: Develop and execute project plans, including scheduling and resource coordination.
  • Site Management: Supervise construction to ensure compliance with plans and quality standards.
  • Resource Management: Optimise productivity by managing materials, equipment, and personnel.
  • Quality Control: Maintain high standards through regular inspections and issue resolution.
  • Health and Safety Compliance: Enforce safety protocols and promptly address concerns for a safe work environment.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Act as the main contact, fostering collaboration.
  • Problem-solving: Proactively identify and resolve issues to keep progress on track.

The Ideal Candidate:

We are seeking a motivated individual with proven experience in construction site management. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, attention to detail, and the ability to solve problems effectively.

Key Requirements:

  • Current SMSTS and First Aid certificates
  • Experience as a Site Manager in the construction industry
  • Knowledge of construction methods, materials, and processes
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Proficiency in project management software
  • Understanding of health and safety regulations


  • Immediate start for the right candidate.
  • Site mobile and laptop provided.
  • Allocated parking.

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience include Manager, Construction, Site Manager, Contract Manager, Contracts Manager, Project Manager, Construction Manager, SMSTS, Site Management Safety Training Scheme, Site Management.