Job Ref: 02804 Recruiter: Paul Sinnott
Country: Ireland Location: Dublin
Job Category: Construction, Salary Range: €Negotiable

Job Description

kppm are looking to recruit a Site Agent (Dublin 20) for our client one of the leading Construction Companies in Ireland with a strong focus on client satisfaction working with clients on their construction projects in the following industries: Commercial/Mixed Use, Retail, Large Scale Residential, Healthcare, Educational and Hotel and Leisure, New builds, Refurbishments and Restoration.

The Site Agent has overall responsibility for a specific site, typically a large scale project. Is the construction leader on the ground. Manages the overall day to day supervision of the construction site. He/she will monitor the preparation of the site prior to project launch and oversee the safe and efficient operation of the site throughout the construction phase.


·     Participates in compiling the initial programme and have a full awareness of weekly targets

·     Plans and oversees the site setup, ensuring that the appropriate facilities are in place prior to the project launch

·     Manages the relationship with the sub-contractors while working onsite

·     Takes ownership for ensuring that HSEQS protocols are adhered to on sites at all times

·     Maintains quality control procedures at all times

·     Ensures that the TWR is in place and is up to date

·     Monitors onsite energy and waste data

·     Is responsible for ensuring an efficient registration system is in place to monitor all individuals entering and leaving the site

·     Flags any issues with the Contract Management/Commercial Teams, which have the potential to have an impact on the effective delivery of the project – I.e. materials, works schedules, resources, H&S matters or issues relating to cost or delivery schedule

·     Drives the pace of the project and plans the work in the field

·     Coordinates and priorities the sequence of activities on site

·     Manages a team of foremen and other site staff

·     Leads the whiteboard meetings

·     Ensures that all employees adhere to appropriate protocols in the event of an incident onsite.

·     Able to relate company commercial strategy to own activities

·     Operates the site on a holistic ‘cradle to grave’ project management approach.

·     Be able to communicate the site requirements to the commercial team and achieve the most economical reasonable solution bearing in mind commercial constraints

·     Drive the project programme

·     Delegate responsibilities to suitable site staff

·     Manage information and record of relevant contemporaneous records

·     Follows the PEP as a means of ensuring that work is carried out on time and on budget


Experience & Skills

·     Strong People Management experience

·     Knowledge of good industrial relations practices

·     Ability to deal with conflicting priorities and difficult stakeholders, particularly sub-contractors

·     Ability to communicates with colleagues and clients in a warm and persuasive way both formally and informally and able to alter style and method to suit audience

·     Can build consensus

·     Strong people skills and able to manage a variety of subcontractor supervision

·     In excess of ten years’ experience working across a range of sectoral projects

·     Experience of leading others and track record of delivering medium to large scale projects.

·     Ability to prioritise and make prompt decisions in the interests of the project

·     Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all the trades required on site, codes of practice relating to them and their specific requirements

·     Experience building credibility with contractors by treating them with respect

·     Calm under pressure

·     Leads by example

Education and Experience

·       Suitable candidates must have a Trades or Technical background or Degree in Project Management (Desirable)

·       Experience in housing is preferred.

·       IOSH or equivalent H&S management training

·       Temporary Works & Excavation Safety

·       Permitting requirements for live energy works

·       Working at Heights & Scaffolding

·       Lifting & Cranage operations

·       Other HSEQS training as per site HSE plan

·       New technology in Construction systems

·       Understanding of the BIM strategy


This is a full time staff position and salary is €Negotiable depending on experience.

For further information or to apply please contact Paul Sinnott at kppm in Dublin on 086 043 8665 /

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