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Site Manager, Award Winning Leading Housebuilder

  • Up to £55,000 basic salary plus benefits package
  • Residential Development
  • Sussex

About the company:

This is an opportunity to join a company cementing their position as one of the UKs largest private housebuilders in London & the South East. This family run organisation has a turnover of circa £400m making them the third largest private housebuilder in the UK. The figures reflect the growth the business has experienced since 2012 – more than doubling its sales volume. This growth is underpinned by some substantial developments coming on stream.  These include a residential led student accommodation scheme in Cambridge and a large development in Oxford. They have also partnered up with Housing Associations signing their largest deal to date for 2 sites in East London with a combined GDV of £350m.

These company success show how they are on track to meeting their ambitious growth strategy for 2020. They are continuously investing in their staff to ensure they have the right talent and skills needed to deliver a growing volume of high quality properties and now they need you!

Their portfolio consists of both private and affordable homes which are residential-led although varied in their nature. They include luxury private sale through to Greenfield affordable housing developments, and mixed tenure urban regeneration projects. The Company also delivers complementary facilities including education, health, community and commercial spaces, whilst working in partnership to create sustainable communities.

About the role:

We are looking for 2 experienced Site Managers to control, plan and deliver a large scheme within the Southern Region of this company and report directly to the Project Manager. The specific scheme consists of 160 units with a selection of houses and flats, a cricket pavillion and a small refurbishment.

About the requirements:

  • Groundworks and Timber Frame build experience
  • Proven track record of running a multiple team scheme of similar size
  • Computer literacy
  • Good communication skills
  • First Aid at work
  • SMSTS
  • Membership to professional body desirable
  • HNC or Degree Qualified
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • Scaffold Inspection Certificate
  • Proficient in ASTA Power Projects
  • Supervisor / Appointed Person Crane (Qualified)
  • Experience of lifting operations
  • Experience in managing Assistants & Trainees
  • Self-motivation, drive and passion to succeed are as important as is actual experience in the role, together with the management of a large team is essential including being the head of a team
  • A proven track record of quality delivery on time and to budget is paramount
  • Recent experience of working on mixed used schemes incorporating mainly residential and affordable housing ideally on projects £10m+ incorporating Timber Frame, traditional construction and Code for Sustainable Home

About the benefits and rewards:

In general salaries will take into consideration a number of factors including market practice, the individuals experience and responsibilities and pay structures within the company itself. Salaries might be set below the market level, and subject to performance, increased as the employee gains experience over time. In this instance the company are looking to pay up to £55,000 basic salary plus package.