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Site Manager
Leeds
03.11.20
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Site Manager
Closing Date : 03 November 2020
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Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

Location : Leeds
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 £45 million in value.

We are very pleased to be recruiting a Build (Site) Manager to join our growing team in Leeds. 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.

To be considered as a Build Manager, you will be capable of running and delivering refurbishment projects of £5m plus. Reporting to the Construction/Operations Manager the ideal candidate will be able to lead the site management team and the supply chain to deliver the projects safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers’ expectations.
Key responsibilities include:

  • The ability to maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management.
  • Implementation of 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.
  • Manage the client expectations and adopt a professional and considerate approach to maintain good working relations.
  • Implement the supply chain policy.
  • Management of community relations and ensuring appropriate site image is maintained to encourage repeat business.
  • The ability to produce and develop project programmes and control operations to achieve delivery of the project on time.
  • Elimination of waste and avoidance of non-recoverable costs and preliminaries losses.
  • Maintain continuous professional development to ensure appropriate technical awareness.
  • Implement standard procedures.
  • Manage project handover and ensure defect / snag free completion.
  • Support the strategy for the closure of defects during defects period and obtain certificate of Making Good Defects within targets set.
  • Implement best practice and drive continuous improvement.

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.

The Project

The project is in Leeds city centre remodelling a Transport Hub comprising full interior refurbishment with improved accessibility, ventilation and lighting together with exterior canopy refurbishment.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential:

  • A track record of successful delivery of safe projects.
  • A variety of construction operations.
  • Using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project. (we now use Office365)
  • Controlling costs, timing and quality in line with targets.
  • Efficient use of all staff and resources.
  • Reading and accurately interpreting programmes, drawings and technical specifications.
  • Ensuring project team(s) understanding of drawings and technical specifications.
  • Understanding and appropriately sharing build programmes.
  • Managing teams including the supply chain, direct employees and consultants.
  • Playing a leading role which positively contributes to the project team(s).
  • Proactively liaising with customers and the supply chain.
  • Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC / NVQ4 etc) or equivalent.
  • Appropriate CSCS card.
  • SMSTS certificate.
  • First Aid at Work certificate.
  • Valid driving licence.

Desirable:

  • Relevant degree.
  • Working towards a MCIOB.
  • Basic planning/programming (Powerproject)
  • Experience using handheld technology for snagging, photo records, etc. (Fieldview)
  • Willingness to reach out to the community to offer experience of construction.

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 5th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 to work for, the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020 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
Wolverhampton
05.11.20
Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed....
Construction Manager
Closing Date : 05 November 2020
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Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working. 

Location : Wolverhampton
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 £40 million plus in value.

We are very pleased to be recruiting a Construction Manager for our growing team based in the Midlands. 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

As a Sunday Times Top 100 Listed Company (5th place), the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020 and the UK's first carbon neutral construction company since 2012, we are proud to have achieved the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development (2016 & 2019) and Promoting Opportunity (2018). We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from business in the community. 

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

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.
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

As the specialist interiors arm of the Willmott Dixon Group, you will be involved on our recent win for the refurbishment of the landmark Wolverhampton Civic Hall. 

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
  • Able to travel independently to work.
  • SMSTS certificate


Desirable Criteria

  • Construction related degree
  • Working towards MCIOB

Personal Qualities

  • You will 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 embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working. 

Construction Manager
Birmingham
05.11.20
Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed....
Construction Manager
Closing Date : 05 November 2020
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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 £45 million plus in value.

We are very pleased to be recruiting a Construction Manager for our growing Midlands team. 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

As a Sunday Times Top 100 Listed Company (5th place), the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020 and the UK's first carbon neutral construction company since 2012, we are proud to have achieved the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development (2016 & 2019) and Promoting Opportunity (2018). We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from business in the community. 

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

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.
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

This is an opportunity to lead a £40 million high-quality and complex project to refurbish over 170,000 sq ft of Grade A office space in Birmingham City Centre to BREEAM Excellent standard.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • A track record of leading 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
  • Able to travel independently to work.
  • SMSTS certificate


Desirable Criteria

  • Construction related degree
  • Working towards MCIOB

Personal Qualities

  • You will 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 embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working. 

Senior Quantity Surveyor
Birmingham
05.11.20
Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed....
Senior Quantity Surveyor
Closing Date : 05 November 2020
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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 £45 million + in value. 

We are very pleased to be recruiting a Senior Project Surveyor to join our growing Midlands team. Candidates should ideally be able to demonstrate experience working on projects 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. D&B contract experience would be desirable. 

As a Sunday Times Top 100 Listed Company (5th place), the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020 and the UK's first carbon neutral construction company since 2012, we are proud to have achieved the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development (2016 & 2019) and Promoting Opportunity (2018). We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from business in the community. 

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

We try to mitigate our business risk commercially by working in a number of diverse key sectors including; commercial, medical, government and education and we would look for either specialists or a mix of sector experience.

The Project

This is an opportunity to lead an £8 million refurbishment, alteration and extension of an existing office building to provide 55,000 ft2 GIA of new Grade A office accommodation in the heart of Birmingham's CBD.

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.
  • NEC contract experience would be desirable. 
  • Appropriate CSCS card.
  • Able to travel independently to work.

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 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. 

 

Preconstruction Manager
Farringdon
10.11.20
Willmott Dixon Interiors deliver nationwide projects across the...
Preconstruction Manager
Closing Date : 10 November 2020
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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 deliver nationwide 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. 

We are currently looking to recruit a Preconstruction Manager (Bid Manager) to join our fantastic specialist refurbishment and fit out service department that focusses on projects with a budget up to £3million.  
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:

  • Lead work winning, customer focused bid strategies.
  • 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:

  • Customer focused work winning strategies.
  • First class presentation skills.
  • 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.
  • 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).


Desirable:

  • Relevant degree.
  • MCIOB or RICS.
  • Appropirate CSCS card.

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 5th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 (2020) to work for, the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. 

 

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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