​What is a Sub Agent?

A Sub Agent is responsible for the management or assisting the Site Agent or Project Manager on Construction projects and schemes, in order to achieve required project delivery to the objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Sub Agent?

From employer to employer the job description of a Sub Agent will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Maintain commercial performance of the contract

  • Be responsible for the successful delivery of projects

  • Produce and manage the project programme and supervise the delivery of it

  • Comply with Company procedures and legal obligations at all times, promoting best practice

  • Maximise project value and maintain commercial tension to drive out cost

  • Deal with any actual or potential problems with resources promptly

How can we help with your Sub Agent job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Sub Agents across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Sub Agents and secure the market's leading Sub Agent opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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If you are looking for a new Sub Agent opportunity, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current live jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

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​Southampton is a port city in Hampshire, located on the south coast of England. Southampton is approximately 70 miles south west of London and is considered a major port. As of 2018 the estimated population was 269,781 and covers an area of 28 square miles. Southampton has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Itchen Riverside - Chapel Riverside

  • £100m mixed use development

  • 457 residential properties

  • 4,963 sq m commercial floorspace for marine based employment space

  • 946 sq m flexible retail space

  • Improved public access to the waterfront via a riverside walk

Solent University

  • £28m development

  • Part of £100m campus investment

  • Two sports halls

  • Three fitness studios

  • Health and well-being gym

  • Strength and conditioning gym

  • High quality teaching facilities

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