Vacancy: Assistant Site Manager

Are you an experienced Assistant Site Manager that has a solid track record of delivering quality new-build housing schemes, and is looking to advance your career with a rapidly growing company in a more rewarding and varied position away from corporate politics? Do you have the ambition, drive and skills to progress into Site Project Management and beyond?

If you’re just looking for a comfortable 8am to 4:30pm job that carries no responsibility, this position isn’t for you. If on the other hand you’re looking for variety, challenge, recognition, and to be a valued member of the company’s team with a real opportunity to progress your career, without corporate politics getting in the way, and if your greatest reward is building quality homes that you can be proud of, then we are the kind of company you want to work for and you should definitely apply for this position.

Site Based, West Midlands & Surrounding Counties.

The initial assignment will be to assist our site project manager with the build of 81 timber frame new affordable homes in Telford.

Experience, Skills & Qualifications Required:
To succeed in this role you will need to have experience of assisting or supervising the build of new build housing.

You will need to be experienced at assisting the site manager / project manager with managing the build, monitoring quality, managing sub-contractors and materials, and using your own initiative to ensure that project delivery deadlines are met and the highest standards of site safety and build quality are maintained. You will ideally have experience of Timber Frame / Modern Methods of Construction.

Our company is virtually paper free and makes extensive use of IT systems to streamline our operations, so you will need to be proficient in the use of IT including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ideally you will be someone that has the ambition, drive and skills to grow with us and progress into a Site Management role.

To demonstrate your capability you will ideally hold the following qualifications;

  • CSCS Gold Card (Supervisory) or Black card (Construction Site Manager – Residential)
  • First Aid at Work
  • NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or 4
  • Scaffold Awareness and Inspection
  • Experience of Timber Frame Construction

It would be useful if you also have;

  • CPCS Telescopic Handler A17 Wheeled
  • CPCS Slinger/signaller/banksman A40
  • Asbestos Awareness

Why Wonderful Homes:
Launched in March 2012, Wonderful Homes is an award winning house builder that has enjoyed consistent profitable growth through successfully delivering developments including starter and luxury homes for open market sale, and design & build packages for Housing Associations. As a result of this success we have significant own funds available to buy sites and have development lenders that are keen to fund our projects. We are therefore now well placed to scale up our operation and grow the business significantly over the coming years. We have ambitious growth plans and intend to become a leading regional house builder.

You’ll enjoy a competitive salary package that will include a discretionary bonus, company pension scheme and 31 days paid holiday. You will also have the opportunity of formal training to progress your career.

Start Date:
As soon as possible.

How to apply:
Please simply call our 24hr automated recruitment line on 0121 228 2218 to register your details and confirm that you have the required Experience, Skills & Qualifications stated above. We will then call you back to follow up, typically the next day. Please do not email, message or send us your CV at this stage.

Recruitment Agents:
We prefer not to use recruitment agents to fill employed vacancies. We have nothing against recruitment agents, we just find that the very best candidates for employed positions will use their own initiative and skills to find us and apply to us directly.