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Job Title: Working Foreman
Reporting to: Head of Service Delivery
Location: Based from the Castledawson depot 

Role Overview:

This role will have responsibility and accountability for coordinating operations, direct labour, contract compliance and ensuring excellent service delivery is achieved.

As the point of reference for workers and supervisors, this role is key in the organising of works, meeting client and internal KPI targets, advocating safety standards, practices and protocols whilst ensuring work is completed, on time, to specification, and within cost budgets.  Managing client relationships is pivotal to the role, ensuring transparency and good channels of communication exist and are maintained.

What CFM can offer you:

This is a fantastic opportunity for a career driven professional to join an industry leader who are going from strength to strength. As well as long term career prospects you will be part of a forward thinking and dynamic team and receive benefits such as, Healthcare Cash Plan, Life Assurance, Family Friendly policies, "Perks” which offers exclusive member discounts, great deals and cashback on shopping, travel restaurants and much more!

As Working Foreman in CFM you will be responsible for:

  • Carry out normal trade related daily duties and completing appointments issued through PDA system
  • Assisting the area supervisor & planner with the organising of the jobs for the operations team and overall operational aspects of the contract
  • Responsible for ensuring Health and Safety standards and protocols are maintained with onsite teams, completing H&S audits, accident reporting and toolbox talk delivery
  • Central point of contact for Contract Supervisors and Operations Managers along with administration personnel for all work/queries relating to service delivery
  • Ensure flow of work instructions are allocated to appropriate sub-contractors or direct labour
  • Liaising with and managing sub-contractor relations, ensuring quality and performance standards are being met in line with service delivery
  • Surveying jobs and ordering required materials with the procurement department
  • Assisting with the collecting of materials for the operational team
  • Liaising with the NIHE/project managers regarding works orders, agreed additions and omissions from the task orders
  • Carry out thorough Pre & Post Inspection Surveys ensuring information is adequate with an accurate list of details relating to materials & work requirements so that the job can be planned accordingly and carried out efficiently & profitably
  • Ensure works are completed via operative PDA (Accumobile) and Orchard system is accurately updated with all relevant information being readily available for admin and QS’s
  • Carrying out daily site inspection with operatives, client staff, sub-contractor and agreeing measurement and application of SOR’s prior to works commencing
  • Management and reviewing of Subcontract performance ensuring they are continually updated on contract developments
  • Providing support, guidance and training to direct labour & sub-contractor staff
  • Assist with the Training of new staff
  • To perform the job in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures, especially the Equal Opportunities and Dignity at Work Policy
  • Any other duties deemed necessary from time to time by CFM Management or required to ensure successful delivery of all ongoing works and contracts within the CFM workstream

What you'll need to succeed:

Essential Criteria

  • IT Literate
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of experience and knowledge in the delivery of minor building and maintenance services
  • CSR Card 
  • Experience in Construction Industry
  • A valid UK Driver’s Licence

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience in a Foreman/Supervisor Role
  • Competent in using PDA/Phones or Tablets
  • Previous experience working on NEC contracts


  • Good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Be able to foster a team ethic with colleagues
  • Ability to focus & remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to keep track of multiple tasks or projects & manage time effectively
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to problem solve and work on own initiative
To apply please contact a member of the HR Team to request an application form on 028 7938 7106 or email your CV to careers@cfm-ni.com