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Preconstruction Manager
Farringdon
31.12.18
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Preconstruction Manager
Closing Date : 31 December 2018
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Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

 We are happy to consider flexible working.

Location : Farringdon
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed. Combining the strength of a national contractor with the skills of a highly experienced design and fit-out team and completing one-off projects up to £55 million in value.

We are currently looking to recruit a Preconstruction Manager to join our fantastic team based in our Farringdon office.
As part of this role, you will lead the procurement teams to deliver profitable, de-risked, winning bids on time and to the highest quality whilst maintaining external relationships.
In return we provide to 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!

We are secured on some of the biggest public sector frameworks both nationally and regionally so basic understanding of the processes involved would be beneficial.
The right attitude, positive strategic approach and being adaptable are highly sort after attributes for this role.

You will be joining a friendly and supportive team.

As a preconstruction manager for Willmott Dixon Interiors you will:

  • Manage the procurement process and resources with a high degree of commercial acumen and skill.
  • Ensure accurate reports and pricing are available.
  • Provide management and direction to staff.
  • Identify opportunities to add value and to identify risks/solutions throughout the project process.
  • Enhance and maintain external relationships.
  • To conduct their role in a way which is consistent with the company's sustainability objectives.
  • Manage the procurement process, and promote integration of disciplines through accurate reporting and regular internal communication and feedback.
  • Constantly reinforce and deliver our customer first ethic

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Proven experience of:

  • Ability to prepare basic programmes and understand the planning process.
  • Track record of successful bid/tender delivery.
  • Pricing a variety of construction projects in a wide range of sectors adopting a range of construction techniques.
  • Using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook, Project and PowerPoint.
  • Controlling resources, timing and quality in line with targets.
  • Managing the procurement process.
  • Managing complex teams.
  • Reading and accurately interpreting tender information, including drawings and technical specifications.
  • Being in a senior role and positively contributing to a team.
  • Proactively liaising with customers.
  • Understanding and appropriately allocating bills of quantities.
  • Understanding site requirements in respect of preliminaries items.
  • Reading, understanding and accurately interpreting client briefing documents.
  • Working with the supply chain.
  • Being able to interface with and manage clients and their teams.


Qualifications and Memberships
Essential:

  • Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4 etc).
  • Appropirate CSCS card.
  • MCIOB or RICS.


Desirable:

  • Relevant degree.
  • Valid driving licence.
  • Working towards MAPM.

Personal Qualities

Self Awareness
You will be able to:

  • recognise your own strengths and limitations, play to your strengths and use strategies to minimise the impact of your limitations,
  • reflect regularly on your own experiences and performance, and constantly seek to improve,
  • model behaviour that shows respect, helpfulness and co-operation,
  • consider the impact of your own actions on others,
  • respond positively and with resilience to setbacks,
  • understand people's needs and motivations and adapt your personal style accordingly.


Relationship Focused
You will be able to:

  • recognise where there are conflicts, acknowledge the feelings and views of all parties, and redirect people's energy towards a common goal,
  • make best use of available resources and seek new sources of support when necessary,
  • state your own position and views clearly and confidently in conflict situations,
  • share, and encourage others to share, information and knowledge,
  • recognise the importance of relationships and build these across the organisation,
  • understand and address stakeholders' needs,
  • articulate a vision that generates excitement, enthusiasm and commitment,
  • inspire trust and commitment from others,
  • identify your customer's needs and expectations and strive to deliver them.


Delivering Objectives
You will be able to:

  • initiate systems to gather information and manage knowledge effectively, efficiently and ethically,
  • identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to current and future work,
  • generate and recognise imaginative and innovative solutions,
  • understand the impact of current decisions on longer-term objectives,
  • prioritise and plan to deliver agreed objectives,
  • present plans clearly, concisely, accurately and in ways that ensure understanding,
  • constructively challenge the status quo and seek better alternatives,
  • anticipate risks, and make provision to mitigate against possible consequences,
  • recognise changes in circumstances promptly and adjust plans and activities accordingly,
  • take personal responsibility for making things happen,
  • find practical ways to overcome barriers,
  • manage multiple demands without losing focus or energy.


Managing Others
You will be able to:

  • set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others,
  • balance multiple priorities and build consensus on the way forward,
  • make and implement difficult and/or unpopular decisions,
  • encourage and support an empowered decision-making culture,
  • show integrity, fairness and consistency in decision-making,
  • encourage and support others to make the best use of their abilities,
  • clearly agree what is expected of others and hold them to account,
  • monitor the quality of work and take appropriate corrective action, where necessary.

About Us

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

Willmott Dixon has very recently been awarded 14th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 to work for and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.

We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, company car or car allowance, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognize and reward your achievements. 

* Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

 We are happy to consider flexible working.

Construction Manager
City of London
01.01.19
Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed....
Construction Manager
Closing Date : 01 January 2019
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Additional Information

Willmott Dixon Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

Location : City of London
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed. Combining the strength of a national contractor with the skills of a highly experienced design and fit-out team and completing one-off projects up to £55 million in value.

Willmott Dixon Interiors is currently looking to recruit a Construction Manager to join our specialist division that concentrates solely on projects up to £2m.

Candidates should ideally be able to lead the project team, manage the supply chain and to deliver projects safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers’ expectations
The main role of a Construction Manager at Willmott Dixon is to develop and implement project strategy and delivery programme, ensure effective communication and implementation to deliver the project on time, ensure regular monitoring and reporting on progress, and instigate corrective actions as required. You may be leading more than one project at any one time and acting similarly to a contracts manager. 


It is equally as important in this role to manage the operational aspects of the project to achieve the budget, review performance against targets and identify and manage potential risks and opportunities, manage project handover and ensure defect /snag free completion; all whilst leading and motivating the project team and the supply chain to deliver the project!
In addition you will need to develop and monitor strategies (including sustainability) to deliver a quality build in accordance with the requirements of the project.
In return we provide to 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!

The Project

Our specialist division concentrates solely on projects up to £2 million and work on a wide variety of projects including; Commercial Cat A and Cat B fit outs, Healthcare, Educational, Retail, Leisure and Hotels.
Willmott Dixon Interiors is a profitable part of the Willmott Dixon Group of companies and we think it is a fantastic place to work and fulfill your potential. We are customer focused business and as one of the largest privately owned construction company we retain a strong team ethic and values. We hope to offer you a career of a lifetime!
While we offer the talent and flexibility to respond to market trends, we are also backed by the financial stability of the Willmott Dixon Group.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria
• A track record of successful delivery of projects
• A variety of construction operations
• Controlling costs, timing and quality in line with targets.
• Reading and accurately interpreting contract documents, programmes, drawings and technical specifications.
• Managing teams including the supply chain, direct employees and consultants.
• Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC / NVQ4 etc)
• Appropriate CSCS card
• First Aid at Work certificate
• Valid driving licence
• SMSTS certificate
Desirable Criteria
• Construction related degree
• Working towards MCIOB

Personal Qualities

Some of the qualities we hold in high regard for this role would be:
• Be able to model behaviour that shows, respect, helpfulness and co-operation,
• Respond positively and with resilience to setbacks
• Take personal responsibility for making things happen,
• Find practical ways to overcome barriers,
• Understand and address stakeholders' needs,
• Set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others,
• Balance multiple priorities and build consensus on the way forward,
• Make and implement difficult and / or unpopular decisions

About Us

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.
Willmott Dixon is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.
We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, company car or car allowance, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognize and reward your achievements.
* Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

Project Surveyor
Birmingham
01.01.19
Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed....
Project Surveyor
Closing Date : 01 January 2019
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Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

Location : Birmingham
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed. Combining the strength of a national contractor with the skills of a highly experienced design and fit-out team and completing one-off projects up to £55 million in value.

We are very pleased to be recruiting a Project Surveyor to join our brand new offering in the West Midlands based from our Central Birmingham office at Two Snow Hill and the project workload in the surrounding area. Candidates should ideally be able to demonstrate experience working on projects in ranging from £5m - £20m.

The main role of a Project Surveyor at Willmott Dixon is to provide commercial support to senior surveying staff on one or a number of projects to ensure that projects are procured, delivered within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers’ expectations. You will be responsible for the delivery of the project to meet its financial targets. You need to demonstrate good working knowledge of contract conditions, procurement of packages, demonstrate the management of project risks and ability to foster productive relationships and can thrive in a fast paced environment.
You will be accurately valuing, certifying and issuing any relevant payment notices for the subcontract works in accordance with the conditions of their subcontract. Ensure that external valuations are submitted in accordance with conditions of the main contract and that payments are received by the due date. Complete CVC reports, ensuring they accurately reflect the current position on site and the final profit projection.

We strive to build and establish excellent working relationships with our supply chain, consultants and clients where appropriate, this will enable you to identify any potential disputes in a timely manner to your line manager and then implement effective resolutions.

You will work closely with the project team and senior commercial staff to achieve or exceed budgeted targets for your project.

In return we provide you with 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!

The Project

As the specialist interiors arm of the Willmott Dixon Group we are currently involved in some major projects with individual values to circa £55m. These include some major refurbishment to listed and landmark buildings, flagship stores for luxury brands, and educational & medical institutions. We have a very strong pipeline of interesting work for 2018/2019 and beyond - and have just opened our new offering to the West Midlands. This is an exciting time to be joining something big from the start!

Essential and Desirable Criteria

  • MS Excel.
  • Procurement experience.
  • Experience in re-measurement.
  • Financial / cost control.
  • Appropriate CSCS card.
  • First Aid at Work certificate.
  • Valid driving licence.
  • A base understanding of contract law.
  • Reading and accurately interpreting drawings and specifications.

Personal Qualities

  • Recognise your own strengths and limitations, play to your strengths and use strategies to minimise the impact of your limitations,
  • Respond positively and with resilience to setbacks.
  • Recognise when there are conflicts, acknowledge the feelings and views of all parties, and redirect people’s energy towards a common goal,
  • Make best use of available resources and seek new sources of support when necessary,
  • Prioritise and plan to deliver agreed objectives
  • Set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others
  • Monitor the quality of work and take appropriate corrective action where necessary

About Us

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

Willmott Dixon, for the past four years has been the highest privately owned Construction and Development Company in the prestigious Sunday Times best companies to work for list.

We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognize and reward your achievements.

* Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

Senior Planner
City of London
02.01.19
Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed....
Senior Planner
Closing Date : 02 January 2019
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Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

Location : City of London
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed. Combining the strength of a national contractor with the skills of a highly experienced design and fit-out team and completing one-off projects up to £55 million in value.

Willmott Dixon Interiors is currently looking to recruit a Senior Planner to join our team based from Farringdon providing robust planning support at pre-construction stages developing tender programmes for submission documents. You may be required to support our site operations teams as required too. As a Planner you will be delivering good quality logical programmes, associated work and ongoing monitoring for projects on site.

You will have experience of identifying complex project issues early to reduce the impact on working programmes. You will work in conjunction with site teams, management teams and design teams to update programmes with feasible and workable resolutions.  Assist with the production of short term programmes and add detail to existing programmes where required. 

Experience in the refurbishment and fit out sectors are essential, ideally having a good back ground in both, and across a wide range of project values.

Experience in the following areas:

  • Experience in NEC contracts would be highly beneficial
  • Site based experience
  • Claims or dispute experience would be advantageous
  • Ideally from a main contracting background
  • Experience using Asta Powerproject or similar software
  • Highly IT literate

You will be instrumental in planning resources for projects in collaboration with the other members of the project as well as project resource requirements for future workloads.

As the specialist interiors arm of the Willmott Dixon Group we are currently involved in some major projects with individual values to circa £55m. These include some major refurbishment to listed and landmark buildings, hotels, universities, flagship stores and offices. We have a very strong pipeline of interesting work for 2018 and beyond nationwide.

We mitigate our risks and work within a number of key sectors including; commercial, medical, government, hospitality and education and we would look for either specialists or a mix of sector experience.

You will be joining a friendly and supportive team and we hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.

In return we provide to 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!

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4)
  • Appropriate CSCS card
  • Experience of accurate programming and sequencing from outputs
  • Understanding of construction technology and methods including steel structures, concrete frames, timber frames etc
  • Experience of using ASTA Power Project
  • Experience of reading and accurately interpreting drawings, specification and other construction information
  • Experience of working with supply chain and having interaction with customers and communities

Desirable Criteria

  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification
  • Appropriate membership of relevant professional body
  • Valid driving licence
  • Identify your customers’ needs and expectations and strive to deliver them

 

About Us

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets. 
Willmott Dixon is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community. 

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

Trainee Construction Management - Willmott Dixon Interiors
City of London
04.02.19
Willmott Dixon has an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Building...
Trainee Construction Management - Willmott Dixon Interiors
Closing Date : 04 February 2019
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Additional Information

Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed. Combining the strength of a national contractor with the skills of a highly experienced design and fit-out team and completing one-off projects up to £55 million in value.

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

Location : City of London
Type : Full Time, Management trainee

The Role

Willmott Dixon has an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Building (Construction) Manager starting in September 2019 to join Willmott Dixon Interiors, our fit out and refurbishment specialist arm of the business. Our Interiors office is based in Farringdon, London.

As a Trainee Building (Construction) Manager your career is all about working with Willmott Dixon colleagues and the supply chain to plan and manage the construction processes on site to ensure the project is completed safely, on time, to quality and on budget.

Sounds great, what are we looking for…?

You will need to be a driven, fantastic communicator with the ability to work within a fast paced exciting environment, which is ever-changing to market demands. You will be a natural influencer, one that always challenges the norm to drive through creative solutions and has the commerciality to ensure we are maximizing our business portfolio at all times. We would love you to be customer focused and a team player just like us!

Sound like you... If you are looking to accelerate in a business that nurtures its talent we would love to hear from you.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Who we are looking for?

Our management trainees come from diverse backgrounds and qualification routes. We welcome all applications from school, college, university, through building trades backgrounds or other relevant work experience. All that we ask is that you have a passion for building a career in construction! Depending on your level of education and experience will determine the length of your trainee programme- from 2 to 4 exciting years.

What will you receive in return?

  • A competitive salary and career of a lifetime with a company that will invest in YOU!
  • Company car or car allowance (if applicable)
  • Travel expenses paid
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Your birthday off
  • We will pay all of your university/college fees (if applicable)
  • Study leave
  • Pension
  • Interest free loan
  • Incentive bonus
  • Company Samsung Smart Phone + Laptop
  • Leave early every Friday!
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Plus more...

Your training will include helping to lead a community project, making a real difference to people’s lives within the areas which we work.
CLOSING DATE – Monday 4th February 2019.


To find out more details about the Management Trainee Programme please go to - https://www.willmottdixoninteriors.co.uk/careers/early-careers/management-trainees/

About Us

Willmott Dixon Interiors is part of the Willmott Dixon Group one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. We are passionate about our people and have a real focus and drive to support their continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion is what differentiates us and has allowed us to enjoy considerable success in recent years.
Being a responsible business underpins everything we do; since 2012 we have been carbon neutral and we were the only company from our industry to receive a Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development in 2014 which was renewed in 2015 and 2016 and in 2018 we were proud to win a Queens Enterprise Award for Promoting Opportunity and for work on social mobility. 

Additional Information

Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed. Combining the strength of a national contractor with the skills of a highly experienced design and fit-out team and completing one-off projects up to £55 million in value.

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

Trainee Quantity Surveyor - Willmott Dixon Interiors
City of London
04.02.19
Willmott Dixon has an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Quantity...
Trainee Quantity Surveyor - Willmott Dixon Interiors
Closing Date : 04 February 2019
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Additional Information

Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed. Combining the strength of a national contractor with the skills of a highly experienced design and fit-out team and completing one-off projects up to £55 million in value.

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

Location : City of London
Type : Full Time, Management trainee

The Role

Willmott Dixon has an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Quantity Surveyor starting in September 2019 to join Willmott Dixon Interiors, our fit out and refurbishment specialist arm of the business. Our Interiors office is based in Farringdon, London.

As a Trainee Quantity Surveyor your career is all about managing the costs of a project. This will include preparing tender and contract documents, weighing up commercial risks, procuring the best supply chain and managing payments for completed work.

Sounds great, what are we looking for…?

You will need to be a driven, fantastic communicator with the ability to work within a fast paced exciting environment, which is ever-changing to market demands. You will be a natural influencer, one that always challenges the norm to drive through creative solutions and has the commerciality to ensure we are maximizing our business portfolio at all times. We would love you to be customer focused and a team player just like us!

Sound like you... If you are looking to accelerate in a business that nurtures its talent we would love to hear from you.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Who we are looking for?

Our management trainees come from diverse backgrounds and qualification routes. We welcome all applications from school, college, university, through building trades backgrounds or other relevant work experience. All that we ask is that you have a passion for building a career in construction! Depending on your level of education and experience will determine the length of your trainee programme- from 2 to 4 exciting years.

What will you receive in return?

  • A competitive salary and career of a lifetime with a company that will invest in YOU!
  • Company car or car allowance (if applicable)
  • Travel expenses paid
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Your birthday off
  • We will pay all of your university/college fees (if applicable)
  • Study leave
  • Pension
  • Interest free loan
  • Incentive bonus
  • Company Samsung Smart Phone + Laptop
  • Leave early every Friday!
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Plus more...

Your training will include helping to lead a community project, making a real difference to people’s lives within the areas which we work.
CLOSING DATE – Monday 4th February 2019.


To find out more details about the Management Trainee Programme please go to - https://www.willmottdixoninteriors.co.uk/careers/early-careers/management-trainees/

About Us

Willmott Dixon Interiors is part of the Willmott Dixon Group one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. We are passionate about our people and have a real focus and drive to support their continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion is what differentiates us and has allowed us to enjoy considerable success in recent years.
Being a responsible business underpins everything we do; since 2012 we have been carbon neutral and we were the only company from our industry to receive a Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development in 2014 which was renewed in 2015 and 2016 and in 2018 we were proud to win a Queens Enterprise Award for Promoting Opportunity and for work on social mobility. 

Additional Information

Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed. Combining the strength of a national contractor with the skills of a highly experienced design and fit-out team and completing one-off projects up to £55 million in value.

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

Cant find what you are looking for? please feel free to send us an email with your CV to careers@willmottdixoninteriors.co.uk
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