Site Manager

Location Leeds
Job-type Permanent
Salary £40000 - 50000 per year Benefits
Reference 12093685LB

Site Manger

£40-£50k + Benefits + Car or car allowance


The investment by the UK government into the rail network continues to increase and opportunities with our client come with that investment. If you are an experienced Site Manager looking for a new and exciting opportunity in a thriving organisation with a healthy cashflow and huge pipeline of projects and work, that is constantly winning national tenders, then this may be for you!

The role

A sterling opportunity for a Site Manager to join a team that is excelling in the rail industry now and has a huge amount of work in the NR Eastern region. With the length of the contract there is longevity and security with this role and the client wants to invest in progressing the correct candidate to the next level and further!

You will be working on enhancement, geotechnical works, and renewals. They still have several years left on this specific project with a huge potential of a further 2 years on the same project due to further investment and framework restructuring. The role will require the candidate to flexible as nights, weekends and weekdays will be part of a standard working week, however any over time that is done will be paid generously.

You will work in partnership with the Site Engineers, and they will provide the information on technical work package plans, design, and the programme scope. Ensuring the sites are safe and all work is carried out according to design and to competition will be an integral part of this role. You will liaise with internal teams, stakeholders, and other contractors on a regular basis.

You will report into a Project Manager who will be in charge of multiple sites so you must be able to take charge and work on your own initiative.  Knowledge of the rail sector is paramount and completing jobs within budget and to deadline will be a huge part of this role. ITP’s and quality checks must be completed to ensure the work completed meets both internal and external standards.

The company:

One of the UK’s largest privately owned Tier 1 contractors in the Rail Industry is experiencing a period of huge growth after being awarded several key contracts in the Northwest. They also have an excellent pipeline of future projects, and as such they are growing their team. This means there is a superb opportunity to join a national business at an extremely exciting time. They have offices across the UK and have excelled in the last year throughout the pandemic with a healthy cashflow and pipeline of works. 

They also invest heavily in the future of the business, whether it is on professional qualifications (for example Chartership) as well as investing into top of the range machinery to ensure that jobs are completed to the highest standard which will ensure the winning of more contracts it the future. Many of the company directors have worked their way up through recognition and following a clearly mapped career path.


Basic salary is subject to experience and is accompanied with generous holiday entitlement. They will also upkeep funding for any relevant required tickets and qualification and a path that can lead to a long-term career. Car allowance or company vehicle and pension is also included in the package.

Overtime is paid at a substantial rate also. A working week will be 40-45 hours a week as standard.

About you:

A Site Manager who has rail experience as a Site Manager with an established rail contractor who can prove any jobs they have worked on in the past. A qualification in Civils in not necessary but is desired. You must be flexible in the hours you can work and need a good understanding of site paperwork and can produce them from the start. These include WPP’s task briefs and method statements and task briefs.

You will also require a full and clean UK driving license.

Next Steps

Interviews are scheduled for Mid-November. With this deadline in mind, you need to act fast not to miss this opportunity. This is a great chance to join a growing team, with contracts and projects secured for the long-term future offering job security. Apply using the apply button or send your CV to  for your chance to make a great career advance!

Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation