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Willmott Dixon Interiors is currently looking to recruit a Senior Building Manager (Senior Site Manager) to join our specialist interiors division, often focused on major/complex refurbishment projects initially working on a shell and core refurbishment of two adjoining retail units with office space above in Sutton (projects beyond this likely to be London and Southern Home Counties).

To be considered as a Senior Build Manager, you will be capable of leading, running and delivering refurbishment (often with structural alterations) projects of up to around £5m and part of a team on much larger projects in future.

Reporting to the Construction/Operations Manager the ideal candidate will be able to lead the supply chain to deliver the projects safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers' expectations.

Key Performance Objectives

Delivering Safety Excellence: Champion the highest standards of health, safety, and environmental management throughout the project's lifecycle. Implement proactive measures to ensure a secure working environment for all team members, supply chain partners, and stakeholders.

Strategic Sustainability Achievement: Devise and execute project strategies aligned with the company's sustainability objectives. Innovate ways to enhance sustainability, minimise environmental impact, and leave a positive legacy for the project and community.

Quality Leadership: Establish a culture of uncompromising quality by setting and maintaining rigorous standards. Oversee the delivery of a superior build that aligns with project specifications and requirements. Utilise strong communication skills to manage diverse teams, including direct employees, supply chain partners, and consultants.

Additional Key Responsibilities:

  • Foster a customer-centric approach, understanding and prioritising customer needs, while maintaining excellent working relationships.
  • Embrace the principles of the Considerate Constructor's Scheme and proactively manage community relations.
  • Develop and refine project schedules, orchestrating operations to achieve timely project delivery.
  • Ensure smooth project handover, guaranteeing defect-free and snag-free completion.
  • Use of technology including such planning software, handheld devices, Microsoft products, etc. for efficient project management.
  • Accurately interpret and translate project programs, drawings, and technical specifications.
  • Lead day-to-day project management activities for supply chain partners, direct employees, and consultants.
  • Leverage excellent communication skills to foster collaboration, facilitate clear directives, and address challenges effectively.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

  • A track record of successful delivery of projects.
  • A variety of construction operations and project sector experience.
  • Controlling costs, timing and quality in line with targets.
  • Efficient use of all staff and resources.
  • Reading and accurately interpreting programmes, drawings and technical specifications.
  • Ensuring project team(s) understanding of drawings and technical specifications.
  • Understanding and appropriately sharing build programmes.
  • Managing teams including the supply chain, direct employees and consultants.
  • Playing a leading role which positively contributes to the project team(s).
  • Proactively liaising with customers and the supply chain.
  • Appropriate CSCS card.
  • Valid SMSTS certificate.
  • First Aid at Work certificate.
  • Relevant degree or trade background.
  • Working towards a MCIOB.
  • Basic programming using Power Project.

Personal Qualities

At Willmott Dixon we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. This role would be suitable to a person who:

  • Is a team player
  • Is able to Influence and inspire
  • Has a growth mindset
  • Is able to problem solve
  • Has excellent presentations skills both written and verbal
  • Is innovative/creative/open minded
  • Displays model behaviour that shows respect, helpfulness and co-operation
  • Reflects regularly on experiences and performances and constantly seeks to improve
  • Is personable, friendly, approachable, motivated and flexible
  • Has the ability to communicate with all levels of staff
  • Is driven/motivated
  • Is organised/detailed

Sound like you? If so, come and join our Willmott Dixon Interiors team, and become a great ambassador of our business.

In return we provide you a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, the opportunities for you to develop your career with Willmott Dixon and the training to make this happen - but most importantly a great place to work with a true family ethos and a chance to develop your career of a lifetime!

Additional Information

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile working wherever possible.

We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

About Us

We are proud to be part of the Willmott Dixon family; a privately-owned contracting and interior fit out group in the UK. With a rich history, amazing track record and strong values, this partnership makes us a stronger and more progressive organisation, allowing us to share knowledge and take on bigger and better projects.

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