Senior Site Manager - Infrastructure

Location City of London
Sector: Commercial, Industrial, Education, Management
Job type: Permanent
Rate / Salary: £39K - £40K + £5K car allowance
Contact name: Cobus Swanepoel

Contact email:
Job ref: PROF_10732
Published: about 1 month ago
Start date: ASAP

Job Description

Position: Senior Site Manager

Reports To: Senior Operations Manager

Location: London


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Senior Site Manager will take full responsibility for the completion of small to medium sized Cabling Projects or an element of a large project under the control of a Project Manager. The position will be site based as required.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Oversee a team of supervisors and engineers to ensure all cable installations are installed to specification, on time and meet the Company and Manufacturers quality standards

  • Ensure all current Health & Safety requirements are met, carrying out risk assessments, drafting method statements and ensuring all H&S procedures are followed.

  • Ensure stock is managed in a cost-effective manner and that there are sufficient materials available at all times to ensure efficient installation.

  • Order materials as required.

  • Compile progress reports as required and / or provide information in a logical format to the Project Manager

  • Carry out quality checks on all works carried out by the cabling engineers and ensure all required quality standards are met.

  • Read and understand all site drawings, update ‘as and when’ work is completed.

  • Attend and document client meetings and ensure all required actions are carried out in a timely manner.

  • Compile process and produce documentation as required to meet company and client standards.

  • Draw up patching schedules and ensure timely implementation of any patching requirements.

  • Ensure all required installations are documented as specified

  • Draw up Operations and Maintenance manuals as required.

  • As and when required assist in any urgent installation works.

  • Ensure that project profitability is maximised at all times

  • Provide financial information to the Project Manager/Senior Project Manager when requested.

Skills / Attributes Required

  • Essential

  • Manage and motivate engineers

  • Enthusiastic and dynamic personality

  • Work well under pressure able to deal with high workload

  • A good level of Microsoft Knowledge including Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Good communication skills both written and oral

  • Be able to communicate effectively with clients to identify needs and requirements

  • Preferred but not Essential

  • Experience of Sage Line 500

Success Measurements

  • Project completed on time, and according to programme.

  • Project completed on or below budget & accuracy of financial forecasting

  • Quality of installation (100% snag free)

  • Client satisfaction

  • Quality & completeness of documentation.

  • Adherence to policies and procedures

  • Health & Safety

To perform the role successfully, effective communication and interface is required with:

  • Internal

  • Project Staff

  • Design

  • HR

  • Procurement

  • External

  • Company Customers

  • Company Suppliers

  • 3rd Party Customers

  • Consultant Organisations

Relevant experience & training

  • Essential

  • Minimum 5 years working in the IT Industry

  • A good understanding of cabling installation practices

  • Ability to organise teams on a project.


Personal Competencies

  • Excellent people management and leadership skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Integrity

  • Flexible approach to work and job duties

  • Approachable

  • Team player

  • Proactive management style

  • Innovative thinker

  • Computer literate

    Use of Microsoft products, Word and Excel, PowerPoint, and project

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Good inter-personal skills

  • Excellent Communication skills both written and oral

  • Enthusiastic and dynamic personality

Professional Competencies

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the IT Industry

  • Exceptional customer service skills

  • A good understanding of cabling installation practices

  • Ownership of problems and sound judgement

  • Customer focus