Vacancy: Senior Site Manager / Project Manager

Are you an experienced Site Manager / Project 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 Contract Management and beyond?

If you’re just looking for a comfortable 8am to 4:30pm job that you don’t have to think about and carries no responsibility, this position isn’t for you. If on the other hand you’re looking for variety, challenge, recognition, to be a valued member of the company’s management team with a real opportunity to progress your career, and the ability to make decisions and run your site 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.

Experience, Skills & Qualifications Required:
To succeed in this role you will need to have extensive experience, gained over a number of years, of being responsible for managing housing development sites from start to finish.

You will need to be experienced at setting up and managing the overall build programme, managing sub-contractors, and using your own initiative and decision making 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. You will also need to be commercially aware and able to monitor and manage the use of labour, materials and other resources to ensure that projects are delivered within budget.

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 Contract Management role or ultimately head up our construction operations as Head of Construction.

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

  • CSCS Black or White card (Construction Site Manager – Residential)
  • First Aid at Work
  • Scaffold Awareness and Inspection
  • Experience of Timber Frame Construction

It would be useful if you also have;

  • NVQ Level 6 in Construction Site Management
  • 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.

In November 2020 we employed an experienced land buyer, who’s also and Architect, to head up our land and planning activities. As a result of this we are now extremely active in identifying and building a pipeline of future projects. We are therefore able to offer the successful candidate the exciting and fairly unique opportunity of joining an established business early in it’s growth phase, as a member of the senior management team, and being part of what we are sure will be an extremely rewarding journey ahead with opportunity for career progression.

You’ll enjoy a competitive salary package that will include a car allowance, discretionary bonus, company pension scheme, 31 days paid holiday, and will include the opportunity to progress your career and share in the success of the business as a key member of the management team. .

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.