Do you feel a construction project is only successful if time, budget and quality targets are met? Are you able to stand your ground and do you have strong communication and organisational skills? Would you like to work for a unique firm that integrates architecture and construction? A job as construction site manager at COARE may just be the challenge you are looking for! Read on.

Joining COARE as site manager is a great opportunity. Why?

You will be working for a successful and unique organisation. COARE is a design and realisation firm. Active in architecture and construction, we create and deliver projects for businesses, educational and healthcare institutions throughout the Netherlands. 

COARE is not your run-of-the-mill construction company. In our view, what marks us out is our innovative and sustainable approach and the high level of transparency that we provide to our clients.

What is your challenge? As construction site manager, you will be responsible for all operations on-site. You will leverage your organisational skills to schedule construction projects and manage timelines. 95% of your time is spent at construction sites, monitoring quality. You are the first point of contact for subcontractors and will leverage your managerial skills to ensure all processes run smoothly. Together with the realisation manager, you strive to deliver optimal results no matter how big or small the project.​


What are your responsibilities as construction site manager?

  • Maintaining contact with the client on all operational matters.

  • Providing the realisation manager with relevant information.

  • Operational supervision of the subcontractors.

  • Chairing meetings and taking minutes (about once every two months).

  • Creating, adjusting and monitoring work schedules.

  • Preparing for final delivery.

  • Liaising over and resolving delivery items, if any.

  • Resolving first-line issues with subcontractors, if any.

  • Drawing up the completion document in cooperation with the work planner.

  • Ensuring site tidiness and safety by making inspections.


What key skills are required?

You have a strong sense of responsibility and are determined to successfully complete each project, working as part of a team. You are able to earn the trust of colleagues through natural authority and expert knowledge. You are able to enlist support through strong interpersonal and communication skills and a positive attitude. You place high demands on the quality of work and aim for the continual improvement of objectives, processes and results. 


In addition, successful candidates must tick these boxes:

  • Extensive experience in a similar role in construction;

  • Professional and intellectual ability at intermediate vocational (MBO) level;

  • Interest in architecture and interior design;

  • Good command of MS Office package;

  • Safety for Operational Supervisors SCC diploma (SOS-SCC).


What do we offer?

  • The chance to realise unique projects for attractive organisations with a young and ambitious team.

  • Salary in the range of EUR 3,750 - EUR 4,250 depending on age and experience.

  • 25 days leave.

  • Lease car (Mazda CX 5).

  • Smartphone/laptop/iPad.


Where will you be working?

'COARE: COllege, Architecture and REalisation'

COARE bridges the gap between architecture and construction. At COARE, we build what we design and bring innovation, passion and vision together to help our clients transform their environment. 

A core part of our mission is to create environments in which people feel good. Therefore, our work method is aimed at identifying the client's requirements and ambitions at the outset. From the initial design, we work in unison with our clients to provide the best solutions to their needs. 

At COARE, it is our philosophy that building is more than stacking bricks, and that added value cannot be achieved without coherence and collaboration. Delivery dates are meant to be met. Cost overrun is not an option. This also goes for too many project managers and weighty reports. With expert knowledge and motivation, COARE efficiently links executing parties to clients. 


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Steamz supports COARE in recruiting and selecting the right people. Hired candidates will be directly employed by COARE. 

If you have any questions about COARE or the job opening, please contact Suzanne de Vries at