Works Manager

Job Title: Works Manager
Contract Type: Freelance
Location: Woolwich, London
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PRLWM1111_1500565241
Contact Name: Lloyd Dean
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 20, 2017 16:40

Job Description

Position: Works Manager

Location: City of London

Rate: £350 - £400 per day

Contract Length: 10 Months

The Opportunity

The opportunity presents itself for a Works Manager to be part of a major project helping to improve the infrastructure in London.

You will be contributing to the Rail sector with a major project in the area, looking to improve the area infrastructure which includes multiple different schemes.

This is a chance to join a leading contractor on their successful tenders of high profile projects. This is a Rail based project which will require relevant experience in this field if possible but with a good M&E understanding.


The Works Manager should be able to complete the following responsibilities;

  • Work with the Construction Manager to deliver the Section of Works.
  • Deliver Daily briefings to site teams regarding expected site interfaces / Issues of the day.
  • Deliver Health and Safety, Toolbox Talks and Safety Alert briefings as required.
  • Conduct recorded weekly Safety Tours of Section of Works responsible for.
  • Manage and execute the works in line with the Programme.
  • Review daily outputs achieved against programme.
  • Review the programme on a daily basis with a view on opportunity.
  • Plan and assist the Senior Works Manager in determining the best avenue of works, advising on strengths and concerns regarding Subcontractors.
  • Ensure a quality product is delivered - right first time.
  • Record resources used on a daily basis both direct and Subcontract.
  • Be fully conversant with Subcontractors contract conditions and attendances.
  • Monitor and check competency of the workforce.

The following is a necessity of past experience;

  • Past experience of multi-disciplinary rail Projects.
  • Successful experience of Project supervision.
  • Linear site logistics and planning experience.
  • Understanding of engineering principles (including Temporary Works).
  • Extensive knowledge of Construction techniques and best practices.

Why Apply

Before applying, understand why you want to apply for this role, it is more than simply because you need work.

  • Market Leading Contractor
  • Leading Projects, CV enhancement
  • Exceptional Remuneration

The Application Process

If you are interested in the role of Works Manager please submit all CV Applications to in the first instance and we will contact you within 3 working days if your application has been successful.

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