Site Manager 

Location: Montrose 

Bilfinger UK is a leading provider of engineering, automation and maintenance, modifications and operations services to industrial clients across the oil & gas, energy & power, nuclear and chemical/pharmaceutical sectors. Our skilled workforce provides unified, multidisciplinary support through the life-span of an asset - including design and build, automated control systems and operations and maintenance - driving efficiencies and reducing costs.

To establish and maintain a contract organisation with suitably qualified and experienced personnel capable of safely completing the contract workscope within programme and budget parameters to the appropriate quality standards in accordance with company policy and client specified contractual requirements.



  • Knowledge and understanding of the legal, practical and company safety requirements.
  • Ability to establish the work scope, programme quality standards and budget for the successful execution of the contract.
  • Ability to ensure that all employees/subcontractors on the account are effectively managed and supervised, and are suitably skilled and experienced to complete the contract effectively.
  • The ability to plan, organise, monitor and if necessary take corrective action to fulfil contractual requirements and achieve appropriate financial returns.
  • Ability to effectively manage positive relations with client and internal/ external stakeholders to ensure continued and increasing business.
  • Highly developed communication skills to effectively present and report orally and in writing to subordinates, management and client individually and collectively.
  • A knowledge and understanding of related company management systems including:
  • Resource management             
  • Planning and progress monitoring
  • Construction methods
  • Quality Management
  • Industrial Relations
  • Training Procurement
  • Contract review
  • Environmental management
  • Financial and Commercial Control
  • Productivity measurements
  • Subcontractor performance
  • Plant, Store, and Material Control
  • Administration
  • Personnel/Staff Appraisals
  • Estimating
  • Knowledge of detailed planning, programming and project management functions and applications.
  • Leadership ability to build teams, resolve conflict, motivate, coach and develop subordinates.
  • An appreciation and understanding of company IT systems and application of.
  • Ability to recruit, appraise, discipline, and manage performance effectively.




  • To ensure that all site activities are completed in a safe and effective manner in accordance with statutory regulations and company and client requirements.
  • Establish the workscope, programme, quality standards and budget for successful completion of project and contract workscope.
  • To ensure the staff, tradesmen and subcontractors have the requisite skill, qualifications and experience to carry out their functions in the contract.
  • To ensure regular monitoring and/or audit of the performance of all aspects of the operation to ensure successful outcome of the contract or take corrective action accordingly.
  • To achieve agreed financial returns.
  • To ensure that the appropriate management systems, work processes and procedures are complied with.
  • To ensure that an adequate system of reporting controls is in place for all key aspects of contract.
  • To ensure positive, cooperative and productive team working relationships.
  • To ensure the motivation, coaching, training, and development of all subordinates.
  • To handle effective recruitment, appraisal and disciplinary/grievance hearings/appeals.
  • To ensure that effective working relationships are maintained between all staff and appropriate client representatives.
  • To present effective information orally and in writing to subordinates management and clients.
  • .


Key Duties

  • Monthly report of contract status
  • Manage site team
  • Maintain and develop good client relationships aligned with the company KAM processes and tools
  • Safety Audits
  • Cost control monitoring
  • Site review meetings
  • End of contract review
  • Adhere to all company procedures and management systems
  • Ensure technical integrity of all operations




  • Experience of operating at a senior level on industrial sites, preferably Pharmaceutical, or COMAH site or equivalent
  • Experience in delivery and delivering improvement in a contract environment
  • Experience of managing an operational delivery team covering multiple trades
  • Responsibility for contract Pand L’s
  • Experience in Initiating, developing and operating a culture of continuous improvement through KPI’s, Leading Indicators etc.



  • Technical Apprenticeship and/or ONC (equivalent) in technical Subject

  • IOSH Qualification

  • NVQ 3 or 4 in Management


Desirable Qualifications:

  • HNC/Degree qualification in relevant subject

  • NEBOSH qualification

  • APMP Practitioner

  • ECITB Project Management / Project Controls Course

  • NVQ Level 5 in Management

If you are applying for a non trade position please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to careers.b-uk@bilfinger.com. If you are applying for a trade position, please contact our recruitment team by telephone on 01224 246 124 / 01224 246 148.


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