Site Manager

Site Manager

TILIA HOMES LIMITED | Birmingham, England, UK

Posted a month ago

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There has never been a better time to join Tilia Homes in an industry that is fast paced, exciting and rewarding.

Our vision for Tilia Homes is clear; to become a top five housebuilder within five years and we are already laying strong foundations for growth with the acquisition of new land and investment.

We realise at the centre of our plans are our people and as such are looking to invest heavily in them through development, support, and of course remuneration.

Join us and be part of a business that prides itself on creating desirable, stylish homes for families to live in and enjoy for many years to come.

What Tilia Homes can offer you;
  • 26 days holiday with additional bank holidays;
  • Bonus Scheme;
  • Company Pension Scheme;
  • Company car or allowance;
  • Private Medical Insurance;
  • Life Assurance;
  • Employee discount on a new Tilia home;
  • Retail discount portal;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • 24/7 GP.

About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Site Manager to join a friendly team working from our Central region and based at our site at Market Drayton, Telford on a permanent basis. The purpose of the role will include;
  • Ensuring compliance on site at all times to the company Health and Safety standards and processes, NHBC standards, building regulations, and overall quality standards;
  • Co-ordinating labour and resources on site to deliver the build programme on larger developments, and to proactively schedule in trades to ensure optimum delivery;
  • Undertaking company directed quality control procedures and inspections at the correct timings and rectifying any defects so as not to incur additional cost, time delays, or reduction in the final quality;
  • Monitoring and controlling the cost of production, and approving payment to contractors and trades where appropriate;
  • Initiating and attending plot inspections with the Local Building Inspector or NHBC, taking corrective action to ensure a minimum of RI's/BRI's;
  • Carrying out toolbox talks or similar on-site briefings to influence, gain commitment, and to drive best practice;
  • To display a proactive approach to mitigating risk, build sequencing, and overall quality on site;
  • Liaising proactively with other internal departments, externals suppliers and partners to ensure the build programme is achieved;
  • Working with Sales through regular build/ sales meetings to ensure smooth and controlled delivery of homes for customers;
  • To deliver a high standard of site presentation at all times;
  • Carrying out New Home Demos with the Sales Advisor and customer(s) to give a good demonstration of the home, answering any questions, and rectifying any issues before Legal Completion;
  • With the support of the Contracts Manager, ensure the on-site construction team is fully resourced and well-directed, with clear guidelines to their own job responsibilities, and are provided with full support in achieving these in terms of communication, training and development, and the organisation of the site's workload and resources;
  • Showing a good behavioural example in all aspects of health and safety, organisation, conduct, quality of work, and professionalism.

About You

  • Extensive experience of working to an established build programme and managing key priorities;
  • Proven good leadership and the ability to consistently deliver on quality and weekly targets through good organisation of the labour force, and promoting a team working ethic;
  • Excellent communicator, with an emphasis on explaining detail and gaining full compliance;
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to meet changing business needs, demonstrating a strong problem-solving ability;
  • A member of the Chartered Institute of Builders and/or qualified to NVQ level 5 in Construction Management, or a time served tradesman with considerable experience of the full range of construction trades;
  • In depth knowledge of all aspects of construction and housebuilding, and the relevant legislative requirements e.g. Health and Safety, NHBC requirements and Building Regulations;
  • A thorough knowledge and well-rounded experience of dealing with customers and potential customers, including in giving of information and advice, resolving any customer issues, confirming company procedures etc.