Senior Site Manager

RightMove Recruitment are now hiring for an experienced Senior Site Manager to join our client in Dublin.


The Senior Site Manager has overall responsibility for a specific site, typically a large scale project. Is the construction leader on the ground. Manages the overall day to day supervision of the construction site. He/she will monitor the preparation of the site prior to project launch and oversee the safe and efficient operation of the site throughout the construction phase.

Key Responsibilities Experience & Skills Qualifications/Training

▪ Participates in compiling the initial programme and have a full awareness of weekly targets

▪ Plans and oversees the site setup, ensuring that the appropriate facilities are in place prior to the project launch

▪ Manages the relationship with the sub-contractors while working onsite

▪ Takes ownership for ensuring that HSEQS protocols are adhered to on sites at all times

▪ Maintains quality control procedures at all times

▪ Ensures that the TWR is in place and is up to date

▪ Monitors onsite energy and waste data

▪ Is responsible for ensuring an efficient registration system is in place to monitor all individuals entering and leaving the site

▪ Flags any issues with the Contract Management/Commercial Teams, which have the potential to have an impact on the effective delivery of the project – I.e. materials, works schedules, resources, H&S matters or issues relating to cost or delivery schedule

▪ Drives the pace of the project and plans the work in the field

▪ Coordinates and prioritises the sequence of activities on site

▪ Manages a team of foremen and other site staff

▪ Leads the whiteboard meetings

▪ Ensures that all employees adhere to appropriate protocols in the event of an incident onsite

▪ Able to relate company commercial strategy to own activities

▪ Operates the site on a holistic ‘cradle to grave’ project management approach.

▪ Be able to communicate the site requirements to the commercial team and achieve the most economical reasonable solution bearing in mind commercial constraints

▪ Drive the project programme

▪ Delegate responsibilities to suitable site staff

▪ Manage information and record of relevant contemporaneous records

▪ Follows the PEP as a means of ensuring that work is carried out on time and on budget

Experience & Skills

▪ Strong People Management experience

▪ Knowledge of good industrial relations practices

▪ Ability to deal with conflicting priorities and difficult stakeholders, particularly sub-contractors

▪ Ability to communicates with colleagues and clients in a warm and persuasive way both formally and informally and able to alter style and method to suit audience

▪ Can build consensus

▪ Strong people skills and able to manage a variety of subcontractor supervision

▪ In excess of ten years’ experience working across a range of sectoral projects

▪ Experience of leading others and track record of delivering medium to large scale projects

▪ Ability to prioritise and make prompt decisions in the interests of the project

▪ Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all the trades required on site, codes of practice relating to them and their specific requirements

▪ Experience building credibility with contractors by treating them with respect

▪ Calm under pressure

▪ Leads by example


▪ Trade or Technical background

▪ Appropriate HSEQS training

▪ Temporary Works

▪ Scaffolding

▪ Cranage

▪ New technology in Construction systems

▪ Understanding of the BIM strategy


▪ Has completed the relevant Sisk internal management programme

▪ Project Management Qualification / Course

▪ Relevant degree

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €60,000.00-€85,000.00 per year


  • Company car
  • Employee discount
  • Flexitime
  • On-site parking


  • Flexitime
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Dublin, CO. Dublin: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Senior Site Manager: 5 years (required)
  • Management: 5 years (required)
  • Construction site: 5 years (required)

Work authorisation:

  • Ireland (required)

Work Location: In person

Job Category: Construction
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dublin
Salary: €60.000-€85.000 per year

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