Senior Site Manager

Location : Name
Vistry South East
Contract Type
Permanent - Full Time
Site Posting Location
Burgess Hill, West Sussex

Role Overview

In a Nutshell…


We have a great new opportunity for a Senior Site Manager to join our team within South East based at our site in Burgess Hill, West Sussex. As our Senior Site Manager, you will be responsible for effectively motivating, supporting and managing the site-based team to ensure that the required health, safety and environmental performance standards are achieved. You will achieve the programme and quality requirements and promote the importance of customer relationships to the site-based team to include directly employed and sub-contracted staff. 


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • CSCS card at Site Manager level
  • Valid SMSTS certificate
  • Valid First Aid at Work certificate
  • Full UK Driving License
  • BTEC diploma in Building Construction or NVQ Level 3 or 4 or similar
  • Valid Scaffold Appreciation Certificate
  • Valid LOLER certificate
  • 5 years as a Site Manager
  • Ability to chair and run meetings
  • Proven track record of motivating staff and managing a site effectively
  • Up to date knowledge of health and safety obligations and building legislation
  • Able to work with others to achieve the desired outcome
  • Capable of implementing change and of using initiative
  • Confident outlook combined with resilience and diplomacy
  • Able to work with a high degree of accuracy
  • Decision maker with pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Ability to balance excellent customer service with the requirements of achieving Company targets
  • A commitment to work as required to meet the needs of the business
  • A willingness to attend site out of hours to deal with emergency situations
  • Able to travel to different sites on a regular basis

Desirable -

  • Valid Scaffold Appreciation certificate
  • Valid LOLER certificate
  • A trade background

More about the Senior Site Manager role…

  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s health and safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintain all statutory records on a daily/weekly basis as required.
  • Ensure that all staff, sub-contractors and visitors to the site are appropriately inducted.
  • Prepare and maintain traffic management and site strategy and review as required.
  • Follow Company guidelines in relation to accident and incident reporting procedures.
  • Assess the site prior to the start of the working day responding to any emergencies and addressing any areas of risk.
  • Regularly walk all areas of the site to observe general standards of health and safety and take remedial action as appropriate.
  • Ensure all trades are using the appropriate personal protective equipment and are working in a safe environment and manner.
  • Attend health and safety and other training courses are required by the Company.
  • Ensure the site is secure at the end of each day.
  • Ensure that all plant is inspected on a daily/weekly basis.
  • Include health and safety and environment on the agenda for all site team meetings.
  • Keep the health and safety compendium up to date at all times.
  • Accompany health and safety advisors during site visits and undertake remedial action as appropriate.
  • Review and approve risk assessments and method statements for all operations and ensure that all work is in accordance with How To Build Safely and method statements.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…


We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.




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