Construction Manager
Willmott Dixon
London, UK
2d ago

Construction Manager

We are currently looking to recruit a motivated and passionate Construction Manager (Project Manager) to lead our teams initially on London refurbishment projects.

This role is vacant due to continued growth and new projects in our secured workload.

Our commitment to customer service, quality and our culture are what make us different - take a look at our website to see if it will be the right place for you to have a career of a lifetime.

Willmott Dixon Interiors deliver exceptional projects across the Commercial, Hotel, Secure Environments, 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.

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.

To be considered as a Construction Manager, you will be able to develop and implement project strategy and delivery programme, ensure effective communication and implementation to deliver the project on time, ensure regular monitoring and reporting on progress, and instigate corrective actions as required.

You may be leading more than one project at any one time and acting similarly to a contracts manager.

  • You 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’ expectationsIt 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.

    Our office (when you need to go to it how times have changed) is within easy reach of a number of stations : Blackfriars, Cannon Street, Farringdon, Fenchurch Street, Holborn, Liverpool Street and Waterloo and all the fantastic amenities, our customers and food destinations that part of London offers!

    What is the benefit of joining Willmott Dixon?

    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 their continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years.

    Willmott Dixon Interiors are an Investor in People Gold Award holder.You will have a clear plan around your development.

    Above everything else you will be joining a values based business; our values are at the epicentre 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.

    We have 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 2021 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.

    Essential and Desirable Criteria

    Essential Criteria

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

  • Construction related degree.
  • Working towards MCIOB.
  • Use of Power Project planning software
  • Personal Qualities

    At Willmott Dixon we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours.

    This role would be suitable to a person who :

  • Is a team player.
  • Is able to Influence and inspire.
  • Has a growth mindset.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Is able to Problem solve.
  • Is positive & proactive.
  • Has excellent presentations skills both written and verbal.
  • Is innovative / creative / open minded.
  • Displays model behaviour that shows respect, helpfulness and co-operation.
  • Reflects regularly on experiences and performances and constantly seeks to improve.
  • Is personable, friendly, approachable, motivated and flexible.
  • Has the ability to communicate with all levels of staff.
  • Is people focused.
  • Is driven / motivated.
  • Is organised / detailed.
  • Sound like you? If so, come and join our Willmott Dixon Interiors team, and become a great ambassador of our business.In return we provide you a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, the opportunities for you to develop your career with Willmott Dixon and the training to make this happen - but most importantly a great place to work with a true family ethos and a chance to develop your career of a lifetime!

    Additional Information

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

    We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

    About Us

    We are proud to be part of the Willmott Dixon family; a privately-owned contracting and interior fit out group in the UK.

    With a rich history, amazing track record and strong values, this partnership makes us a stronger and more progressive organisation, allowing us to share knowledge and take on bigger and better projects.

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