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Site Manager

Requisition ID: 51127

Domain: Construction/Site Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS are recruiting for a Site Manager to be based in Manchester. This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, car allowance, bonus and benefits package.

General Overview

To manage a designated project on site and achieve the target contributions in accordance with the contract documents and programme; ensuring that the project is delivered safely, on time, to a high standard of quality and with high levels of client/resident satisfaction.  To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy and ensure all employees reporting to you do the same and being responsible for ensuring that SHEQ requirements are upheld to the highest of standards at all times.

Key Accountabilities

  • To assist the Contracts Manager with pre-start details
  • To report to the Project / Contracts Manager on the progress against the programme
  • To ensure full compliance with all Health & Safety aspects. Fully understand the company’s SHEQ policy/strategy
  • Maintenance of company required Health & Safety procedures / initiatives, including:
    • Use of PPE
    • Site Inductions
    • Management of Method Statements/Risk Assessments
    • Undertake a thorough review of all subcontractors RAMS to ensure they have identified all foreseeable risks and implemented suitable controls
    • Obtain all risk assessments from contractors
    • To obtain sub-contractors Health & Safety policies prior to their work commencement
    • Identify training needs
    • Maintain statutory registers, including accident reporting
    • Work Permits
    • Scaffold/Lifting equipment inspections
    • In house audits / inspections
    • Site house keeping
  • Adherence to the Company quality standards including:
    • Management of defects
    • Fully understand the Construction Phase Plan Requirements, including it’s development
    • Compliance with specification
      • Compliance with materials / workmanship schedules
      • Subcontractor code of conduct
      • Considerate Constructors Scheme
    • Coordination / Leadership of the site team, inclusive of:
      • Assistant Managers
      • Resident Liaison Officers
        • Administrators
        • Sub-Contractors
        • Other site operatives
      • Assist with the preparation of the Health and Safety file
      • Maintain and update Construction Phase Health & Safety plan as works proceed
      • Liaison with the client, consultants, contract administrator, head office etc.
      • To be responsible for the opening and closing of the site facilities
      • Management of site facilities; welfare, toilets, offices, compound area etc.
      • Management of site housekeeping, discipline, behaviour etc.
      • To be aware at all times of possible commercial opportunities
      • To assist in the management of project specific preliminaries
      • Co-ordinate the Sub-Contractors as appropriate
      • Preparation / assistance with the site progress reports
      • Safe storage and co-ordination of materials
      • Be responsible for your safety and others around you
      • Make every effort to attend all mandatory courses related to your role
      • Comply with all the roles and responsibilities as set out within the SHEQ management system
      • To be responsible for the accurate / timely completion of site based documentation
      • Attendance at project and company related meetings
      • To mentor and train Assistant Site Manager and junior members of staff
      • To ensure, along with the Resident Liaison Officer, all relevant resident and public complaints are resolved efficiently
      • Any other reasonable management request

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, car allowance, bonus and benefits package, which includes;

  • Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in EQUANS), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

Skills and abilities

  • Ability to fully operate Microsoft Project
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Financial and commercial awareness
  • Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines
  • Professional attitude and approach to work
  • Ability to competently operate MS office (Word & Excel)
  • Current and Valid UK driving license



  • Previous Site management experience
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation
  • Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • Understanding of local government construction projects
  • Experience of Partnership arrangements


Key Attributes

  • Be prepared to work within various geographical areas
  • Confident
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Good verbal and written communicator
  • Ability to work both alone and as part of a team
  • Resilient
  • Ability to motivate staff and sub-contractors
  • Working within diverse groups

Who are we?


EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.   

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables. 

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live. 

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company. 


What’s next? 

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.  

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. 

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers. 


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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.