Job Overview

Haywards Heath, England
Job Type
Full Time
£28,000 - £35,000 Per Year
Date Posted
3 days ago

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Job Description

Willmott Dixon Interiors is currently looking to recruit an Assistant Building Manager to join our specialist interiors division based on a group of smaller projects (individually up to about £5m). The project you may be involved with could be Hayward's Heath or Brighton so living in Hayward's Heath, Horsham or Crawley are would be ideal.

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 complex one-off projects up to £55 million+ in value.

The main role of an Assistant Building Manager at Willmott Dixon is to ensure delivery of a quality build in accordance with the project specifications and project requirements. In addition, the role will monitor and control operations to achieve agreed programme. It will also monitor the works and supply chain to ensure provision of the right working environment to avoid disruption between trades. All this whilst understanding the client priorities and adopt a professional and considerate approach to maintaining good working relations!

Candidates should ideally be able to support the Senior / Building Manager to deliver projects safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers' expectations.

You will adopt the principles of the Considerate Constructors' Scheme and manage community relations to ensure that the appropriate site image is maintained to encourage repeat business.

Maintaining the company's sustainability objectives you will undertake the works in the most economic manner to eliminate waste and avoid non recoverable costs and preliminaries losses.

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 been awarded 5th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For Top 100 (2020), the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2021 and we are the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. We proud to be an Investor in People Gold award holder.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • Experience of a variety of construction operations
  • Proven experience of reading and accurately interpreting programmes, drawings and technical specifications
  • Understanding of build programmes
  • Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC / NVQ4 etc)
  • Appropriate CSCS card
  • SMSTS certificate
  • First Aid at Work certificate
  • Valid driving licence

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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