Site Agent (Pharmaceutical) – Germany

Vacancy Reference Code : 01747

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.

The Role:
• 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
• 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

• Trade or Technical background
• 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

Please contact Ian Murphy on + 353 85 866 6878 or +353 21 206 6078 or email your cv to

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