Site Manager

April 1, 2023 | Comments Off on Site Manager

We're looking for a Site Manager to join our Strategic Projects team based in the South West. Within this role, you can enjoy exposure to large scale projects, progression opportunities, support in obtaining further qualifications and even more.

Location: Newport, Isle of Wight

Contract: Permanent, full time

Salary: Competitive salary + industry leading benefits


As a Site Manager, you'll be working within the Strategic Projects team, supporting them on a wide range of projects from Education to commercial, healthcare, leisure, public sector and more!

Your day to day will include:

  • Writing, managing and updating programmes; assisting in the provision of a safe, efficient and cost-effective service stream on all areas of service delivery
  • Developing site specific plans with Senior Management and continually reviewing, implementing, monitoring and enforcing procedures
  • Reviewing method statements and risk assessments to ensure compliance with Kier procedures; discharging Health and Safety responsibilities in accordance with Kier Group Safety, Health and Environment Management System requirements
  • Arranging and chairing pre-start meetings with sub-contractors and attending hand-over meeting with pre-construction team

Who are we looking for?

This role of Site Manager is great for you if:

  • You have experience from a similar role within the construction industry
  • You are proficient in the use of MS Office, particularly Excel
  • You are degree qualified with ability to demonstrate strong communication and organisational skills
We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferable skills are always welcome! So even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat. We want to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and experiences, and we especially encourage those from underrepresented communities to get in touch with us.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch at to discuss and arrange these.

Benefits at Kier

We're proud to be able to offer our fantastic employees a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. Some of our favourites include:

  • New and enhanced family friendly policies, including eight weeks paternity leave, 26 weeks maternity leave, pregnancy loss leave, surrogacy leave, menopause guidance and more
  • 26 days' annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday)
  • Two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan)
  • A free healthcare app giving you access to clinicians and experts on fertility, pregnancy and baby, menopause and men's health
  • An additional two days' leave to take part in volunteering activities of your choice
And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our benefits on our website:

Who is Kier?

We're made up of six business units, Group Functions, Construction, Highways, Infrastructure, Utilities and Property, and as a group, our purpose is to sustainably deliver construction and infrastructure services which are vital to the UK. Take a look at our sustainability objectives:

At the core of all our projects is technical excellence, utilising the latest building methods and innovations to ensure we offer the best value to our clients as sustainably as possible.

Our projects are those that support the local communities we work in, helping them thrive and progress. We are collaborative, trusted and focussed in all that we do, and our people are essential in helping us achieve our goals.

Diversity and inclusion

Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies and initiatives.

You can see more about our D&I action plan here:

Closing date: 26 April 2023

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.