Site Manager - Highways

Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.

We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

An opportunity has arisen for a Site Manager for the Highways division. The Site Manager will be responsible for overseeing all activities and staff to ensure that procurement, financial control and site activities are managed to the highest standards in all areas of delivery. The role will also include both upward and downward reporting within Highways and the client at all times providing clear and precise direction at all levels.

What you’ll be doing day to day

  • To ensure Health & Safety are of paramount importance 
  • To regularly review project status ensuring all options have been considered and evaluated to improve construction performance
  • Ensure commercial challenge at all times
  • Promote Near Miss and Positive Intervention NCN reporting
  • Strong leadership with employees on site
  • Engage with Supply Chain
  • Quality Assurance 
  • Environmental control
  • Development of strong team working relationships 
  • Ensuring all project KPI`s and KPM`s are achieved
  • Upload documentation as and when necessary in line with business requirements 
  • Developing accurate project programmes and responsible for weekly updates
  • Developing accurate cost forecasts 
  • Ensuring compliance to procedures through weekly/monthly returns where required
  • Cost risk management and early identification of problematic issues on site
  • Produce safe and efficient sites
  • Ownership of the project, costs, programme, documentation, site activities, procurement etc
  • Bring innovative ideas
  • Meet set targets / monitor against Highways and Utilities KPI’s
  • Weekly submission of information through T2C including weekly timesheets, material sheets and plant & site checklists.
  • Monthly submission of personal returns for timesheets and mileage
  • Collection of data for contracts coordinator including scheme drawings of layout, sections, construction details.
  • Weekly progress reports
  • Use of latest IT developments including EPROC
  • Interface with Commercial teams to ensure correct site measures and development of Cost to Complete

The experience we're looking for in a candidate

  • An industry applicable qualification
  • Smart Motorway experience
  • Highways knowledge and experience is essential
  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Able to work in a busy environment under pressure


The personal attributes we're looking for in a candidate

  • Possess a “can do” attitude and provide to support to other members of the team as required
  • Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)
  • Strong team player but also able to work as an individual
  • Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

What we can offer you

Competitive Salary
Company car / Car allowance
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Holiday trading scheme
Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
Free eye test vouchers
Employee share scheme 
3x life assurance 
Free Parking
Flexible Working
5% enhanced pension contribution

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