Demolition Supervisor

Demolition Supervisor

You will be predominantly based on Demolition sites across the Midlands. You will be responsible for the on site management of a project, to ensure it is managed in a safe and effective manner on time and within budget whether as Principal Contractor or Trade Contractor on a mixed demolition/construction project.

You will have a clear understanding of the Value of the contract and its durations and you will have clear understanding of the Client and Project expectations and requirement.


The role will include, but not be limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure on time delivery within budget forcasted costs
  • Ensure all client expectations targets are either met or exceeded
  • Provide inspirational leadership and manage productivity of the contract/site team
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are followed by conducting audits
  • Constantly seek competitive advantage through innovation
  • Interpret and implement company and group policy in line with company procedure relating to the role of contract management
  • Take ownership of the Bid proposal, strategy and constraints in order to meet project forecast deliverables and obligations
  • Hold internal fortnightly contract review meetings to discuss operational and commercial performance
  • Prepare monthly internal Performance Review reports, for Directors/Senior Managers, taking full responsibility for all operational and commercial elements of the particular contract (assisted by Contracts Manager)
  • Prepare and deliver progress reports for external Client meetings at a frequency determined in the contract particulars (assisted by Contracts Manager)
  • Liaise with statutory authorities and coordinate the removal of existing supplies or the installation of new service supplies within the programme time constraints
  • Ensure that the contract is managed within Company guidelines
  • Develop and maintain a sound, professional working relationship with the Client and other influential individuals within or connected to your contract(s). Make regular contact including, but not limited to, attending relevant meetings, correspondence, phone calls, site inspections etc
  • Conduct yourself within the Company’s core values. Ensure that corporate brand guidelines are adhered to including PPE
  • Set a good personal example with regard to Health & Safety
  • Ensure all works carried out comply with current Health & Safety and environmental legislation, ensuring that all staff are aware of and receive training in all relevant H&S issues
  • Responsible for interpreting and communicating the client’s requirements and expectations and ensuring that they are communicated clearly to the whole Team
  • Input into the process for sub-contractors selections programming and resourcing
  • To communicate any changes/updates directly with the affected members of the Project team
  • Ensure objectives are set and performance is measured through appraisals, PDP’s and regular reviews
  • Provide a first point of interface for Client concerning changes to the scope of works, introduction of new services and requests for other professional services. Seek opportunities to cross sell other Group services
  • Produce contract programmes of works from contract/construction information using project management software packages

Skills & Experience

Experience/Knowledge Required

  • Proven extensive experience in a similar position
  • Demolition background
  • Good level of understanding of building construction and services.
  • Good level of understanding of demolition practises and procedures
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Good IT skills in Microsoft Office, Excel and Project Programming software
  • National Vocational Qualification in Construction Management
  • Scaffold Inspection (2 day)
  • Temporary Works Coordination
  • Appointed Person Trained
  • General building background Level of Qualification
  • HNC/Degree or equivalent in a construction related discipline
  • Site Managers Safety SMSTS
  • First Aid Certificate (4 Day)
  • Construction Skills Certificate Scheme – CSCS Black (preferred)
  • CCDO Supervisors card
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Scaffold Inspection (2 day)
  • Must hold a full driving licence.