Site Manager - Counties

Chelmsford, Essex
06 Aug 2020
12 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Since its beginnings in 1963, L&Q has established an enviable track- record for creating high quality homes in desirable parts of London and the South East. We are one of the largest developers in the capital, with a reputation for excellence and a growing portfolio of homes to live or invest in. We have won multiple awards for the design of our homes.

As part of our expansion outside of London, we have created a new region – our Counties region is developing homes across the UK and currently we have an opportunity for a Site Manager at our Beaulieu development in Chelmsford where we are creating a new community with homes, local amenities, schools, new roads & infrastructure, open public spaces and a new railway station.

Working as part of the team, you will be responsible for all activities on a residential construction site including Health & Safety, staff management, target and contract programming, logistics, quality and delivery within budget.  A good technical knowledge of  timber frame and traditional build will be essential. Previous experience in MMC construction would be an advantage and is desirable.

Excellent communication skills will be required as liaison with all external and internal teams are critical.

It is essential that you have previous experience working for a contractor or developer in the housing sector and can demonstrate a proven track record in a similar role including experience of managing a team.  

For this post you will need good problem solving, communication and analytical skills. Also, effective project management skills and hold current SMSTS, CSCS, 1st aid 4 day.

If you believe you have the qualities we are after and are interested in working for an organisation that can really make a difference to people’s lives, then please apply without delay.

COVID 19: L&Q have a dedicated pandemic response team reacting to the current situation. The safety of our staff and our candidates is of the utmost importance. Every effort will be taken to ensure that safe ways of working are adopted throughout the Recruitment and Selection process. We are introducing extra precautions in line with UK Government Guidelines. Our recruitment processes will follow social distancing and COVID-19 Safe requirements. This will include the use of various technologies to support the interview process. Should candidates have any questions regarding this, or if you require additional support please let us know at the interview planning stage.

Our Commitments:

At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.

In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 24 days holiday rising to 28 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance. This role also attracts a company car allowance.

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing. In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.
We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility.

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