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Quantity Surveyor (Roll outs)
City of London
05.09.19
We are looking for experienced Quantity Surveyors to commercially...
Quantity Surveyor (Roll outs)
Closing Date : 05 September 2019
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Additional Information

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.

Location : City of London
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

We are looking for experienced Quantity Surveyors to commercially deliver fast track interior works. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in frameworks, particularly fast track roll outs or refresh works on hotels, retail, gyms, public houses or similar. As this position will involve working nationally it will best suit someone that is happy staying away from home on a regular basis (1 or 2 days a week) with an office base in Farringdon, London for the rest of the time.

The main role of a Project Surveyor at Willmott Dixon is to provide commercial expertise and be responsible for the financial delivery of a project to ensure that it is procured and 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.
  • Demonstrate the management of project risks.
  • Have the ability to foster productive relationships
  • Thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • Attend pitches with operational staff to help secure the project. 
  • Experience in delivering presentations. 

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
A competitive salary, excellent benefits, opportunity for you to develop your career and reach your full potential but most importantly come and join a happy place to work and a company that prides itself on its family ethos.
See more of our projects and and learn more about the Willmott Dixon Interiors brand you can go to our separate website:
www.willmottdixoninteriors.co.uk

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 £50m. These include some major refurbishments to listed and landmark buildings, flagship stores for luxury brands, and educational & medical institutions. Most of our workload is London and the South East. We also have a roll-outs team undertaking refresh works for household brand name customers nationally.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Proven experience of:

  • MS Excel.
  • Successful procurement.
  • Re-measurement of high risk packages and key trades.
  • Working knowledge of relevant contract conditions.
  • Financial / cost control leading or assisting on a relevant project.

The successful applicant must be happy based in the office and on site, as you may be required to stay away from home 2-3 days per week. 

About Us

Willmott Dixon Group is one of the UK’s largest privately-owned construction business.
Founded in 1852, we are one of the country's most recognisable brands for the built environment.
Willmott Dixon Interiors is the interior fit-out specialist of the Willmott Dixon group.
We are the home of high quality fit-out, design and interior refurbishment. We have the experience, expertise and resources to fulfill every kind of project nationwide – from £250,000 to £30 million.
Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

Additional Information

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.

Site Manager (Roll-outs)
City of London
05.09.19
We have an exciting opportunity for experienced, motivated and driven...
Site Manager (Roll-outs)
Closing Date : 05 September 2019
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Additional Information

Willmott Dixon Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.

Location : City of London
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for experienced, motivated and driven Site Managers to join our Interiors team based in London. 

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in frameworks, particularly fast track roll outs or refresh works on hotels, retail, gyms, public houses or similar. As this position will involve working nationally it will best suit someone that is happy staying away from home on a regular basis.

You will need to be able to work at a fast pace and work well under pressure.  Reporting to the Project Manager you will manage the delivery of all projects safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality.

As the specialist interiors arm of the Willmott Dixon Group we are currently involved in some major projects with individual values to circa £50m. These include some major refurbish to listed and landmark buildings, flagship stores for luxury brands, and educational & medical institutions. Most of our workload is London and the South East. We also have a roll-outs team undertaking refresh works for household brand name customers nationally.

A competitive salary, excellent benefits, opportunity for you to develop your career and reach your full potential but most importantly come and join a happy place to work and a company that prides itself on its family ethos.

The Project

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.
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

Proven experience of:

  • A track record of successful delivery of projects.
  • A variety of construction operations.
  • Using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.
  • 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.


Professional Memberships
Essential

  • Appropriate CSCS card.
  • SMSTS certificate.
  • First Aid at Work certificate.
  • Valid driving licence.
  • Happy to work away from home. 

Desirable

  • Working towards a MCIOB.

About Us

Willmott Dixon Group is one of the UK’s largest privately-owned construction business.
Founded in 1852, we are one of the country's most recognisable brands for the built environment.
Willmott Dixon Interiors is the interior fit-out specialist of the Willmott Dixon group.
We are the home of high quality fit-out, design and interior refurbishment. We have the experience, expertise and resources to fulfill every kind of project nationwide – from £250,000 to £50 million.

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.

Planner
City of London
06.09.19
Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed....
Planner
Closing Date : 06 September 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 £70+ million in value.

Willmott Dixon Interiors is currently looking to recruit a Planner to join our team based from Farringdon providing robust planning support to our site operations teams.As a Planner working directly with our operational teams you will be delivering good quality logical programmes, associated work and ongoing monitoring for projects on site. There will also be a requirement to assist the Pre-construction teams in developing tender programmes for submission documents.

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. You will also be required to produce and update progress programmes on a weekly or monthly basis.

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. These include some major refurbishment to listed and landmark buildings, hotels, universities, and offices. We have a very strong pipeline of interesting work for 2019 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.

Principal Surveyor
Farringdon
06.09.19
Willmott Dixon Interiors is currently recruiting for a Principal...
Principal Surveyor
Closing Date : 06 September 2019
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Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working

Location : Farringdon
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

Willmott Dixon Interiors is currently recruiting for a Principal Surveyor. 

As a Principal Surveyor you will be managing project and senior surveyors and supporting the Commercial Manager and Operations Manager by providing commercial expertise and management of surveying staff to ensure that projects are procured and delivered within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our clients' expectations. You would typically commercially over see  1 or 2 projects based in London. Standard project values are £10million-£30million refurbishments.
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!

Our project division work on a wide variety of projects including; Commercial Cat A and Cat B fit outs, Healthcare, Educational, Retail, Leisure and Hotels. 

If you are not professionally qualified but aspire to be so we will fully support either your APC to become RICS or an application to become a CIOB member. We have in-house supervisors and assessors to help along this path.
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 fulfil 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! We have recently been awarded 4th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 (2019) to work for.
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

Proven experience of:

  • Extensive knowledge of relevant computer software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project.
  • A detailed knowledge of relevant contract conditions.
  • A full successful track record in leading financial management and cost control on projects.
  • Managing staff on multiple projects.
  • Efficient use of resources.
  • A high level of organisation and achieving deadlines.
  • Maintaining technical knowledge and understanding.
  • Providing feedback for new and effective systems and controls for the business.
  • Demonstrating a track record of people management.
  • Promoting change and Group initiatives and assisting in its implementation in the business.
  • Good level of education to include 5 GCSE's at Grade C or above, A Levels.
  • Appropriate CSCS card.
  • Valid driving licence.

Desirable Criteria: 

  • Construction related degree.
  • Membership or working towards MCIOB or RICS.
  • A good level of experience in dispute resolution and contract administration.

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 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,
  • 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,
  • 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 has very recently been awarded 4th 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

Senior Project Surveyor
Farringdon
06.09.19
Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed....
Senior Project Surveyor
Closing Date : 06 September 2019
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Additional Information

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.

Willmott Dixon Interiors is currently looking to recruit a Senior Project Surveyor or an accomplished Project Surveyor to join our specialist division.

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, demonstrate the management of project risks, junior staff, ability to foster productive relationships and can thrive in a fast paced environment.

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!

Our specialist division work on a wide variety of projects including; Structural Refurbishments, 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! We have recently been awarded 4th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 (2019) to work for.
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.

The Project

 

 

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • Good level of education, ideally a construction related degree or equivalent.
  • A high level of organisation and achieving deadlines.
  • Maintaining technical knowledge and understanding.
  • Providing feedback for new and effective systems and controls for the business.
  • Positively reacting to change and assisting in its implementation in the business.
  • A track record of successful procurement.
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant computer software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project.
  • Appropriate CSCS card.
  • Valid driving licence.

Desirable Criteria

  • Construction related degree.
  • Membership or working towards MCIOB or RICS.

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,
  • Respond positively and with resilience to setbacks,
  • Understand people’s needs and motivations and adapt your personal style accordingly.

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 4th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 (2019) 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.

 

 

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

Operations Manager
City of London
06.09.19
Willmott Dixon Interiors is a people focused business that is driven...
Operations Manager
Closing Date : 06 September 2019
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Additional Information

Willmott Dixon Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.
A competitive salary, excellent benefits, opportunity for you to develop your career and reach your full potential but most importantly come and join a happy place to work and a company that prides itself on its customer focus and family ethos.

Location : City of London
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

Willmott Dixon Interiors is a people focused business that is driven by quality and customer service. To this day we remain family owned and ensure our core values are embodied by each team member. We are now looking to add to our teams on city centre projects in London with an experienced Contracts Manager that will align themselves with our commitment to customer service, quality and our culture.
You will be joining a supportive company that will develop your career and hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.

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 £50+ million in value.
Contracts Managers for Willmott Dixon Interiors are responsible for driving project performance in terms of delivery, compliance and profit.
Contracts Managers manage circa £30m of project value which could be either an individual project or up to 2/3 projects at various stages at any one time.
You will have full control of multiple projects with overall responsibility of the teams and the Health, Safety and Environment. You will support site teams to meet project goals and plan, programme and set strategies for all elements of the projects. We hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.
We look for excellent construction knowledge and an ability to understand the critical detail and sequence, ensuring projects are thoroughly planned from design through to procurement and completion.
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.
Ideally you will have an organized, practical approach and the ability to build strong teams, working closely with both clients and consultants to deliver quality projects.
Our Operations Managers take projects from tender stage through to interview and final completion.
As the specialist interiors arm of the Willmott Dixon Group we are currently involved in some major projects. These include some major refurbishments to listed and landmark buildings, boutique hotels , and educational & medical institutions.
We operate in a number of key sectors including; commercial, medical, government and education and we would look for either specialists or a mix of sector experience.
You will be ensuring there is sustained growth by developing relationships with existing clients and develop and implement the project business plan with the key members of the site team.
Key responsibilities of the role include:
Manage the overall operational and commercial aspects, delivering projects safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers’ expectations.
Develop, nurture and manage client relationships and create opportunities for repeat business.
Promote and maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management.
Develop, nurture and manage supply chain relationships.
Recruit and develop team members.
Provide input on tenders and bid submissions
Share best practice and drive continuous improvement.

The Project

Based in Farringdon, London and with a diverse and wide ranging mix of expertise and experience, Willmott Dixon Interiors deliver nationwide construction projects across the Commercial, Hotel, Leisure, Retail, Education and Health sectors. No matter the scope or scale of the project, our people are the best in the business and have the specialist knowledge required to rise to any project challenges that may come their way. From structural refurbishments, to heritage buildings, or projects below £2million, we have the right people to deliver a project we can all feel truly proud of. 

Essential and Desirable Criteria

To be successful in the role you will be able to demonstrate:
A track record of successful delivery of projects and resolving technical, operational and contractual issues and / or disputes.
Managing teams and customers, including the supply chain, direct employees and consultants.
Reading and accurately interpreting contract documents, programmes, drawings and technical specifications and ensuring project team(s) understanding of drawings and technical specifications.
Controlling costs, timing and quality in line with targets.

Personal Qualities

Self Awareness
Model behaviour that shows respect, helpfulness and co-operation. Recognise your own strengths and limitations, and reflect regularly on your own experiences and performance.
understand people’s needs and motivations and adapt your personal style accordingly.
respond positively and with resilience to setbacks.
Relationship Focused
Understand and address stakeholders' needs and expectations and articulate a vision that generates excitement, enthusiasm and commitment, recognise when there are conflicts, acknowledge the feelings and views of all parties, and redirect people’s energy towards a common goal, inspire trust and commitment from others, share, and encourage others to share, information and knowledge.
Delivering Objectives
Manage multiple demands without losing focus or energy, and set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others. take personal responsibility for making things happen and find practical ways to overcome barriers, identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, changes in circumstances and threats to current and future work; and generate imaginative and innovative solutions, adjusting plans and activities accordingly. Constructively challenge the status quo and seek better alternatives. Initiate systems to gather information and manage knowledge effectively, efficiently and ethically.

About Us

Willmott Dixon Group is one of the UK’s largest privately-owned construction business.
Founded in 1852, we are one of the country's most recognisable brands for the built environment.
Willmott Dixon Interiors is the interior fit-out specialist of the Willmott Dixon group.
We are the home of high quality fit-out, design and interior refurbishment. We have the experience, expertise and resources to fulfill every kind of project nationwide – from £250,000 to £50+ million.

Willmott Dixon was ranked as the 4th Best Company to work for by the Sunday Times in 2019.  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 will recognise and reward your achievements.

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.
A competitive salary, excellent benefits, opportunity for you to develop your career and reach your full potential but most importantly come and join a happy place to work and a company that prides itself on its customer focus and family ethos.

Preconstruction Manager
Birmingham
06.09.19
Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed....
Preconstruction Manager
Closing Date : 06 September 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 £70 million in value.

We are currently looking to recruit a Preconstruction Manager to join our fantastic team based in our West Midlands office in Central Birmingham.
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.


Desirable:

  • Relevant degree.
  • MCIOB or RICS.
  • 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 4th 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.

Assistant Estimator
City of London
13.09.19
Willmott Dixon Interiors is a people focused business that is driven...
Assistant Estimator
Closing Date : 13 September 2019
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Willmott Dixon Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.

Location : City of London
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

Willmott Dixon Interiors is a people focused business that is driven by quality and customer service. To this day we remain family owned and ensure our core values are embodied by each team member. We are now looking to add to our teams on city centre projects in London with an Assistant Estimator that will align themselves with our commitment to customer service, quality and our culture.


You will be joining a supportive company that will develop your career and hope to offer you a career of a lifetime. 

Our award-winning team create space that helps 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. 

As an Estimator for us you will be tasked with delivering the right net cost, on time, to the highest quality and accuracy to help us win successful and profitable projects.
Throughout this process we would expect you to be seeking opportunities to add value.
You will lead and prepare the complete commercial and pricing element of a tender or cost plan to be presented at tender settlement as an accurate, considered financial bid.
As an interiors specialist our projects are diverse and may be CAT A or CAT B and involve complicated refurbishments of existing premises.
We are a very customer focused business and would expect our Estimating teams to constantly reinforce and deliver our customer first ethic and ‘Everything Completed with Pride’. 

We are happy to consider flexible working.

The Project

Based in Farringdon, London and with a diverse and wide ranging mix of expertise and experience, Willmott Dixon Interiors deliver nationwide construction projects across the Commercial, Hotel, Leisure, Retail, Education and Health sectors. No matter the scope or scale of the project, our people are the best in the business and have the specialist knowledge required to rise to any project challenges that may come their way. From structural refurbishments, to heritage buildings, or projects below £2million, we have the right people to deliver a project we can all feel truly proud of. 

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Proven experience of:

Successful delivery of tenders on a wide range of tenders.

Various construction methods.

Using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.

Using Conquest Estimating system or similar.

Taking off quantities up to SMM 7

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 4th 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 Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.

Estimator
City of London
13.09.19
Willmott Dixon Interiors is a people focused business that is driven...
Estimator
Closing Date : 13 September 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

Willmott Dixon Interiors is a people focused business that is driven by quality and customer service. To this day we remain family owned and ensure our core values are embodied by each team member. We are now looking to recruit an experienced Estimator that will align themselves with our commitment to customer service, quality and our culture.

Our award-winning team are a construction main contractor who 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.
As an Estimator for us you will be tasked with delivering the right net cost, on time, to the highest quality and accuracy to help us win successful and profitable projects.
Throughout this process we would expect you to be seeking opportunities to add value.
You will lead and prepare the complete commercial and pricing element of a tender or cost plan to be presented at tender settlement as an accurate, considered financial bid.
As an interiors specialist our projects are diverse and may be CAT A or CAT B and involve complicated refurbishments of existing premises.
We are a very customer focused business and would expect our Estimating teams to constantly reinforce and deliver our customer first ethic and ‘Everything Completed with Pride’.
You will be joining a friendly and supportive team and we hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.

The Project

Our main office is in Farringdon, London and with a diverse and wide ranging mix of expertise and experience, Willmott Dixon Interiors deliver nationwide construction projects across the Commercial, Hotel, Leisure, Retail, Education and Health sectors. No matter the scope or scale of the project, our people are the best in the business and have the specialist knowledge required to rise to any project challenges that may come their way. From structural refurbishments, to heritage buildings, or projects below £2million, we have the right people to deliver a project we can all feel truly proud of.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential 

Successful delivery of tenders on a wide range of tenders.

Various construction methods.

Using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.

Using Conquest Estimating system or similar.

Taking off quantities up to SMM 7

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 4th 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.

Senior Estimator
City of London
13.09.19
Willmott Dixon Interiors is now recruiting for a Senior Estimator to...
Senior Estimator
Closing Date : 13 September 2019
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Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace. 

 

Location : City of London
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

Willmott Dixon Interiors is now recruiting for a Senior Estimator to join our team, based it London. his is an exciting time to join a company ranked as the 4th Best Company to Work For in the UK by The Sunday Times. We are passionate about people and have a real focus and drive around continuous development. With this, we believe we offer a career of a lifetime!  

This position will see you manage commercial activities with a high degree of acumen whilst identifying opportunities to add value throughout the project process. In doing so you will price selected trades from first principles using agreed Willmott Dixon outputs. You will also be able to produce a detailed control document at handover to the delivery team and complete project take-offs to the required level of detail up to the level of SMM 7 for agreed trades. 

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!

Senior Estimator Objectives

  • To undertake commercial activities with a high degree of acumen.
  • To identify opportunities to add value throughout the project process.
  • To identify risks and opportunities.
  • To lead the supply chain enquiry process
  • To produce a detailed control document at handover to the delivery team.
  • To lead and prepare the complete commercial and pricing element of a tender or cost plan.

The Project

Based in Farringdon, London and with a diverse and wide ranging mix of expertise and experience, Willmott Dixon Interiors deliver nationwide construction projects across the Commercial, Hotel, Leisure, Retail, Education and Health sectors. No matter the scope or scale of the project, our people are the best in the business and have the specialist knowledge required to rise to any project challenges that may come their way. From structural refurbishments, to heritage buildings, or projects below £2million, we have the right people to deliver a project we can all feel truly proud of. 

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • Successful delivery of tenders on a wide range of tenders
  • Have experience of various construction methods
  • Experience of controlling costs, timing and quality in line with targets
  • Experience of reading and accurately interpreting drawings and technical specifications
  • Good standard of mathematical ability
  • Appropriate CSCS card


Desirable Criteria

  • Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4 etc)
  • Relevant degree
  • Use the Conquest Estimating System or similar
  • Experience of taking off quantities up to SMM 7
  • Working towards MCIOB/RIC
  • You will be able to model behaviour that shows, respect, helpfulness and co-operation,
  • Respond positively and with resilience with setbacks,
  • State your position and views clearly and confidently in conflict situations,
  • Identify your customers’ needs and expectations and strive to deliver them,
  • Present plans clearly, concisely, accurately and in ways that ensure understanding,
  • Take personal responsibility for making things happen,
  • Find practical ways to overcome barriers,
  • Set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others

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 for sustainable development. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.

This year we were dubbed as the 4th Best Company to Work For in the Times Top 100. This accolade reflects the culture and opportunity we have on offer for you. 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. 

 

Health, Safety and Environment Manager
City of London
19.09.19
Our award-winning team create spaces that help businesses succeed....
Health, Safety and Environment Manager
Closing Date : 19 September 2019
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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 spaces 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 £70 million in value.

 

We are passionate about people and have a real focus and drive around continuous development so believe we offer a career of a lifetime and regularly celebrate our people's long service with awards. Willmott Dixon are currently the 4th best company to workk for on The Times Top 100 Employers 2019.

 

The Health and Safety Manager’s role is to monitor, advise, support, enforce and report upon standards of health, safety and environment and compliance within statute and company requirements. Keeping up to date with current legislation and changes to group policy and procedures and ensure this is effectively communicated.

 

Working closely with project teams you will promote and encourage excellent standards and continuous improvement of health, safety and environmental management within our business and our varied live projects.

 

You will ensure that all staff maintain the required level of mandatory health, safety and environmental training and advise line management on other training needs as appropriate.

 

You will be joining a friendly and supportive team based in Farringdon.

 

This role would suit someone who is proactive, customer focused, approachable with a can do attitude.

 

As the specialist interiors arm of the Willmott Dixon Group we are currently involved in some major projects. 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 the rest of 2019 and beyond nationwide.

 

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 please to work with a true family ethos!

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Academic:

Ideally we would like you to have the following qualifications or their equivalent:


Level 3 Qualification (NEBOSH / Construction certificate)
CSCS Card
Vocational / Industry Related:
FASET, Confined Spaces, Scaffold Inspection, Fire Marshal
Professional:
IOSH affiliated member
Other:
Valid Driving licence

Personal Qualities

Personal qualities:

  • You will be able to model behaviour that shows, respect, helpfulness and co-operation,
    • Reflect regularly on your own experiences and performances and constantly seek to improve,
    • Take personal responsibility for making things happen,
    • Find practical ways to overcome barriers,
    • Identify your customers’ needs and expectations and strive to deliver them,
    • Set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others,
    • Present plans clearly, concisely, accurately and in ways that ensure understanding,
    • 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. 

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.

 

We are happy to consider flexible working.

Senior Project Manager
Birmingham
19.09.19
We are very pleased to be recruiting a Senior Project Manager to...
Senior Project Manager
Closing Date : 19 September 2019
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Willmott Dixon Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.
A competitive salary, excellent benefits, opportunity for you to develop your career and reach your full potential but most importantly come and join a happy place to work and a company that prides itself on its customer focus and family ethos.

Location : Birmingham
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

We are very pleased to be recruiting a Senior Project Manager 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 will align themselves with our commitment to customer service, quality and our culture
You will be joining a supportive company that will develop your career and hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.


Senior Project Managers for Willmott Dixon Interiors are responsible for driving project performance in terms of delivery, compliance and profit.
Our Project Managers manage either an individual large-scale project or up to 2/3 projects at various stages at any one time.
You will have full control of multiple projects with overall responsibility of the teams and the Health, Safety and Environment. You will support site teams to meet project goals and plan, programme and set strategies for all elements of the projects. We hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.
We look for excellent construction knowledge and an ability to understand the critical detail and sequence, ensuring projects are thoroughly planned from design through to procurement and completion.
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.
Ideally you will have an organized, practical approach and the ability to build strong teams, working closely with both clients and consultants to deliver quality projects.
Our Operations Managers take projects from tender stage through to interview and final completion.
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 refurbishments to listed and landmark buildings, flagship stores for luxury brands, and educational & medical institutions.
We operate in a number of key sectors including; commercial, medical, government and education and we would look for either specialists or a mix of sector experience.
You will be ensuring there is sustained growth by developing relationships with existing clients and develop and implement the project business plan with the key members of the site team.
Key responsibilities of the role include:
Manage the overall operational and commercial aspects, delivering projects safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers’ expectations.
Develop, nurture and manage client relationships and create opportunities for repeat business.
Promote and maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management.
Develop, nurture and manage supply chain relationships.
Recruit and develop team members.
Provide input on tenders and bid submissions
Share best practice and drive continuous improvement.

The Project

Based in Birmingham with a diverse and wide ranging mix of expertise and experience, Willmott Dixon Interiors deliver nationwide construction projects across the Commercial, Hotel, Leisure, Retail, Education and Health sectors. No matter the scope or scale of the project, our people are the best in the business and have the specialist knowledge required to rise to any project challenges that may come their way. From structural refurbishments, to heritage buildings, or projects below £2million, we have the right people to deliver a project we can all feel truly proud of. 

Essential and Desirable Criteria

To be successful in the role you will be able to demonstrate:
A track record of successful delivery of projects and resolving technical, operational and contractual issues and / or disputes.
Managing teams and customers, including the supply chain, direct employees and consultants.
Reading and accurately interpreting contract documents, programmes, drawings and technical specifications and ensuring project team(s) understanding of drawings and technical specifications.
Controlling costs, timing and quality in line with targets.

Personal Qualities

Self Awareness
Model behaviour that shows respect, helpfulness and co-operation. Recognise your own strengths and limitations, and reflect regularly on your own experiences and performance.
understand people’s needs and motivations and adapt your personal style accordingly.
respond positively and with resilience to setbacks.
Relationship Focused
Understand and address stakeholders' needs and expectations and articulate a vision that generates excitement, enthusiasm and commitment, recognise when there are conflicts, acknowledge the feelings and views of all parties, and redirect people’s energy towards a common goal, inspire trust and commitment from others, share, and encourage others to share, information and knowledge.
Delivering Objectives
Manage multiple demands without losing focus or energy, and set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others. take personal responsibility for making things happen and find practical ways to overcome barriers, identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, changes in circumstances and threats to current and future work; and generate imaginative and innovative solutions, adjusting plans and activities accordingly. Constructively challenge the status quo and seek better alternatives. Initiate systems to gather information and manage knowledge effectively, efficiently and ethically.

About Us

Willmott Dixon Group is one of the UK’s largest privately-owned construction business.
Founded in 1852, we are one of the country's most recognisable brands for the built environment.
Willmott Dixon Interiors is the interior fit-out specialist of the Willmott Dixon group.
We are the home of high quality fit-out, design and interior refurbishment. We have the experience, expertise and resources to fulfill every kind of project nationwide – from £250,000 to £55 million.

Willmott Dixon was the first major contractor to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development in 2014 and has also just received the award in the category of Promoting Opportunity for its work in promoting social mobility. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.   

Willmott Dixon was ranked as the 4th Best Company to work for by the Sunday Times in 2019.  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 will recognise and reward your achievements.

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.
A competitive salary, excellent benefits, opportunity for you to develop your career and reach your full potential but most importantly come and join a happy place to work and a company that prides itself on its customer focus and family ethos.

Senior Quantity Surveyor
Birmingham
19.09.19
Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed....
Senior Quantity Surveyor
Closing Date : 19 September 2019
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Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

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 Senior Quantity 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.

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, demonstrate the management of project risks, junior staff, ability to foster productive relationships and can thrive in a fast paced environment.
We spread our risk and work within a number of key sectors including; commercial, medical, government and education and we would look for either specialists or a mix of sector experience.

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 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

Essential Criteria

  • Good level of education to include 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, A Levels.
  • A high level of organisation and achieving deadlines.
  • Maintaining technical knowledge and understanding.
  • Providing feedback for new and effective systems and controls for the business.
  • Positively reacting to change and assisting in its implementation in the business.
  • A track record of successful procurement.
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant computer software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project.
  • Appropriate CSCS card.
  • Valid driving licence.

Desirable Criteria

  • Construction related degree.
  • Membership or working towards MCIOB or RICS.

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,
  • Respond positively and with resilience to setbacks,
  • Understand people’s needs and motivations and adapt your personal style accordingly.

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 4th 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.

Concierge Apprentice
Farringdon
26.09.19
At Willmott Dixon Interiors we have created a new Concierge Team. We...
Concierge Apprentice
Closing Date : 26 September 2019
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Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

Location : Farringdon
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

At Willmott Dixon Interiors we have created a new Concierge Team. We have a fantastic opportunity for a passionate and customer focused Concierge Apprentice to support in providing an effective, efficient and professional concierge service to positively promote the image of Willmott Dixon Interiors to our customers both internally and externally.  This is a brand new role for the business and would be a great way to work whilst you study for a qualification at the same time! This role will work on a rota basis.

Based in Farringdon, London and with a diverse and wide ranging mix of expertise and experience, Willmott Dixon Interiors deliver nationwide construction projects across the Commercial, Hotel, Leisure, Retail, Education and Health sectors. No matter the scope or scale of the project, our people are the best in the business and have the specialist knowledge required to rise to any project challenges that may come their way. From structural refurbishments, to heritage buildings, or projects below £2million, we have the right people to deliver a project we can all feel truly proud of. 

The Willmott Dixon Interiors Concierge Team will look after the Front of House; meeting and greeting customers and creating welcoming, warm and professional first impressions, provide first class Meeting Room operations in a seamless and accommodating manner and controlling the soft Facilities Management of our Farringdon office to run smoothly and to an exceptional level.

At WDI we like to complete everything with pride and we are looking for somebody that embodies that ethos.

The Project

What’s the role?

The main objectives of the Concierge Apprentice are supporting the Team in the delivery of an exceptional experience for all their customers. You will also be studying towards a level 2 Customer Service NVQ.

Responsibilities include:

Front of House and Meeting Room Operations

Provide a professional and friendly welcome to all external and internal customers.

Connect all calls to the appropriate person, taking messages accurately.

Manage the meeting room booking process effectively for the entire building, reallocating cancelled rooms as required.

Ensure all meeting room bookings are serviced for catering and refreshments and are set up correctly and on time.

Ensure all aspects of Front of House administration, policies and procedure are adhered to.

Ensure that the reception area and meeting rooms are always tidy and presentable.

Ensure all visitors sign in and are given security passes.

Facilities Management

Complete daily/weekly checks of all meeting room equipment and ensuring all meeting room documents are up to date.

Complete daily/weekly checks of office facilities and follow up on actions as required (I.e. – replacement of broken items).

Support the wider Willmott Dixon Interiors administration team where required.

Distribute incoming and outgoing post/deliveries throughout the building each day.

Keep the internal phone directory updated and circulate regularly.

Assist the Concierge Supervisor with any other tasks as required.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

What we are looking for: 

  • Excellent communication skills and an excellent telephone manner with the ability to build effective relationships.
  • A good standard of education with excellent level of written and spoken English.
  • Ideally experience of working in a busy customer focused environment.
  • Highly collaborative people who are passionate about delivering an exceptional quality service to customers and ultimately help to grow the business.
  • The right attitude, a positive friendly approach and being adaptable are highly sort after attributes for this role. 

Personal Qualities

At Willmott Dixon Interiors we are guided by our People charter and the behaviours within it…

Foster a team ethos by embracing a ‘one team’ culture

Supporting each other to succeed

Always looking to drive improvement

Taking responsibility and pride in everything you do

Valuing & respecting our customers and colleagues        

Having a positive and proactive attitude

Being open and honest                

Always willing to learn from mistakes

 

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 4th 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.

Operations Manager
Birmingham
27.09.19
We are very pleased to be recruiting a Operations Manager to join our...
Operations Manager
Closing Date : 27 September 2019
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Additional Information

Willmott Dixon Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.
A competitive salary, excellent benefits, opportunity for you to develop your career and reach your full potential but most importantly come and join a happy place to work and a company that prides itself on its customer focus and family ethos.

Location : Birmingham
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

We are very pleased to be recruiting a Operations Manager 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 will align themselves with our commitment to customer service, quality and our culture
You will be joining a supportive company that will develop your career and hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.


Operations Managers for Willmott Dixon Interiors are responsible for driving project performance in terms of delivery, compliance and profit.
Our Operations Managers manage either an individual large-scale project or up to 2/3 projects at various stages at any one time.
You will have full control of multiple projects with overall responsibility of the teams and the Health, Safety and Environment. You will support site teams to meet project goals and plan, programme and set strategies for all elements of the projects. We hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.
We look for excellent construction knowledge and an ability to understand the critical detail and sequence, ensuring projects are thoroughly planned from design through to procurement and completion.
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.
Ideally you will have an organized, practical approach and the ability to build strong teams, working closely with both clients and consultants to deliver quality projects.
Our Operations Managers take projects from tender stage through to interview and final completion.
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 refurbishments to listed and landmark buildings, flagship stores for luxury brands, and educational & medical institutions.
We operate in a number of key sectors including; commercial, medical, government and education and we would look for either specialists or a mix of sector experience.
You will be ensuring there is sustained growth by developing relationships with existing clients and develop and implement the project business plan with the key members of the site team.
Key responsibilities of the role include:
Manage the overall operational and commercial aspects, delivering projects safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers’ expectations.
Develop, nurture and manage client relationships and create opportunities for repeat business.
Promote and maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management.
Develop, nurture and manage supply chain relationships.
Recruit and develop team members.
Provide input on tenders and bid submissions
Share best practice and drive continuous improvement.

The Project

Based in Birmingham with a diverse and wide ranging mix of expertise and experience, Willmott Dixon Interiors deliver nationwide construction projects across the Commercial, Hotel, Leisure, Retail, Education and Health sectors. No matter the scope or scale of the project, our people are the best in the business and have the specialist knowledge required to rise to any project challenges that may come their way. From structural refurbishments, to heritage buildings, or projects below £2million, we have the right people to deliver a project we can all feel truly proud of. 

Essential and Desirable Criteria

To be successful in the role you will be able to demonstrate:
A track record of successful delivery of projects and resolving technical, operational and contractual issues and / or disputes.
Managing teams and customers, including the supply chain, direct employees and consultants.
Reading and accurately interpreting contract documents, programmes, drawings and technical specifications and ensuring project team(s) understanding of drawings and technical specifications.
Controlling costs, timing and quality in line with targets.

Personal Qualities

Self Awareness
Model behaviour that shows respect, helpfulness and co-operation. Recognise your own strengths and limitations, and reflect regularly on your own experiences and performance.
understand people’s needs and motivations and adapt your personal style accordingly.
respond positively and with resilience to setbacks.
Relationship Focused
Understand and address stakeholders' needs and expectations and articulate a vision that generates excitement, enthusiasm and commitment, recognise when there are conflicts, acknowledge the feelings and views of all parties, and redirect people’s energy towards a common goal, inspire trust and commitment from others, share, and encourage others to share, information and knowledge.
Delivering Objectives
Manage multiple demands without losing focus or energy, and set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others. take personal responsibility for making things happen and find practical ways to overcome barriers, identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, changes in circumstances and threats to current and future work; and generate imaginative and innovative solutions, adjusting plans and activities accordingly. Constructively challenge the status quo and seek better alternatives. Initiate systems to gather information and manage knowledge effectively, efficiently and ethically.

About Us

Willmott Dixon Group is one of the UK’s largest privately-owned construction business.
Founded in 1852, we are one of the country's most recognisable brands for the built environment.
Willmott Dixon Interiors is the interior fit-out specialist of the Willmott Dixon group.
We are the home of high quality fit-out, design and interior refurbishment. We have the experience, expertise and resources to fulfill every kind of project nationwide – from £250,000 to £55 million.

Willmott Dixon was the first major contractor to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development in 2014 and has also just received the award in the category of Promoting Opportunity for its work in promoting social mobility. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.   

Willmott Dixon was ranked as the 4th Best Company to work for by the Sunday Times in 2019.  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 will recognise and reward your achievements.

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon Interiors embraces diversity in the workplace.
A competitive salary, excellent benefits, opportunity for you to develop your career and reach your full potential but most importantly come and join a happy place to work and a company that prides itself on its customer focus and family ethos.

Site Manager
Woking
25.09.20
Willmott Dixon Interiors is a people focused business that is driven...
Site Manager
Closing Date : 25 September 2020
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Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

Location : Woking
Type : Full Time, Permanent

The Role

Willmott Dixon Interiors is a people focused business that is driven by quality and customer service. To this day we remain family owned and ensure our core values are embodied by each team member. We are now looking to recruit an experienced Build (Site) Manager that will align themselves with our commitment to customer service, quality and our culture.

You will be joining a supportive company that will develop your career and hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.

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. 

Our Site Management teams' responsibilities include: 

The ability to maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management.

Helping to implement project strategies in order to achieve the company’s sustainability objectives. 

The ability to establish and maintain standards of quality on site and ensure delivery of a quality build in accordance with the project specifications and requirements.

Adopt a professional and considerate approach with all your stakeholders to maintain good working relations.

Support of community relations and ensuring appropriate site image is maintained to encourage repeat business. 

The ability to produce and develop 'look - aheads' that help the project programme and control operations to achieve delivery of the project on time. 

Maintain continuous learning and development to ensure appropriate technical awareness.

 Assist with project handover and ensure defect / snag free completion.

The Project

We currently have a project in Southampton and one near Salisbury that we are looking to add and complement the teams with a Build Manager located within commuting distance of the coast and West but also able to get to Central London for future projects too. 

Our main office is in Farringdon, London and with a diverse and wide ranging mix of expertise and experience, Willmott Dixon Interiors deliver nationwide construction projects across the Commercial, Hotel, Leisure, Retail, Education and Health sectors. No matter the scope or scale of the project, our people are the best in the business and have the specialist knowledge required to rise to any project challenges that may come their way. From structural refurbishments, to heritage buildings, or projects below £2million, we have the right people to deliver a project we can all feel truly proud of. 

 

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential: 

A track record of successful delivery of projects.

A variety of construction operations.

Using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.

Controlling costs, timing and quality in line with targets.

Reading and accurately interpreting programmes, drawings and technical specifications.

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.

Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC / NVQ4 etc) or equivalent.

Appropriate CSCS card and SMSTS certificate.

First Aid at Work certificate.

Desirable:

Working toward a MCIOB.

Valid driving licence.

Relevant degree.

 

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 4th 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.

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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