Overview

Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have an exciting opportunity for a Site Manager to join our team within Vistry Kent, at our Greenhithe site. As our Site Manager, you will be responsible for managing the following:

  • Ensuring our projects are safe, clean, tidy and presentable. At Vistry Kent we strive for the best results and further reward demonstrations of best practice and standards above the industry norm.
  • Assist the team in inductions and enforcing that sub-contractors work in line with site rules and RAMS.
  • To ensure H&S documents are undertaken and completed correctly providing statutory and business compliance.
  • Maintaining workmanship and quality assurance standards, promoting best practice and enforcing NHBC standards and Building Regulations.
  • Achieving programme dates and writing short term programmes.
  • Undertake Quality Assurance checks through the build and at key stages to ensure the highest quality workmanship.
  • Taking control of key stage inspections with the NHBC.
  • Support and assist our sales, customer service teams and customers by ensuring our customers journey through the process is positive with engagement meetings and looking after customers for 8 weeks following their legal completion.
  • Forge relationships with our supply chains to ensure the above points are met with a partnering approach.

 

Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Valid SMSTS certificate
  • Valid First Aid at Work certificate
  • A proven background in new build housing site management
  • Proven ability to manage projects and deliver quality work on time, within budget
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as autonomously
  • Able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of Health & Safety legislation
  • Thorough, with strong attention to detail
  • Strong Time management skills with an ability to prioritise
  • Proficient in MS Office programmes; particularly Word and Outlook
  • Ability to build productive stakeholder relationships
  • Ability to communicate well with individuals at all levels
  • Strong leadership skills with an ability to mentor and develop others

Desirable…

  • NVQ Level 3/4, BTEC diploma in Building Construction or similar
  • Valid Scaffold Appreciation certificate
  • Valid LOLER certificate
  • Trade experience

More about the Site Manager role…

  • Write programmes and ensure programme dates are achieved, motivating teams and subcontractors accordingly.
  • Ensure sites remain safe and presentable achieving a minimum of 80% compliance on H&S inspections.
  • Demonstrate and promote H&S best practice.
  • Conduct QA checks throughout the build and formal inspections ahead of key stage NHBC checks.
  • Enforce subcontractor QA is issued and held on file.
  • Utilise the Vistry 4Build App to record quality compliance.
  • Achieve NHBC RI Ratio of no more than 0.2.
  • Demonstrate and promote NHBC best practice supporting the wider team to achieve leading NHBC common scoring and CQR results.
  • Ensure materials are called off and delivered to maintain programme.
  • Ensure waste is monitored, reducing waste streams where possible and clear waste segregation is achieved.
  • Arrange/attend meetings on site with the sub-contractors on a weekly basis.
  • Agree and manage the equipment, plant, staffing and sub-contract requirements for the site.
  • Conduct/attend fortnightly meetings with trades on site to promote communication, standards and objectives.
  • Respond to all queries from trades and action accordingly.
  • Discuss site presentation at sub-contractor adjudication and site meetings.
  • Maintain the highest standard of site presentation at all times.
  • Meet with the Sales Team Leader weekly to discuss site presentation and progress and ensure that all actions are completed within agreed timescales.
  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s health and safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintain all statutory records on a daily/weekly basis as required.
  • Ensure that all staff, sub-contractors and visitors to the site are appropriately inducted.
  • Assist the Site Manager in ensuring traffic management and site strategy plans are in place and reviewed as required.
  • Follow Company guidelines in relation to accident and incident reporting procedures.
  • In the absence of the Site Manager assess the site prior to the start of the working day responding to any emergencies and addressing any areas of risk.
  • Regularly walk all areas of the site to observe general standards of health and safety and take remedial action as appropriate.
  • Ensure all trades are using the appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Attend health and safety and other training courses as required by the Company.
  • In the absence of the Site Manager, ensure the site is secure at the end of each day.
  • Ensure the forklift checklist is completed on a weekly basis and that all sub-contractor plant is roadworthy.
  • Include health and safety and environment on the agenda for all site team meetings.
  • Keep the health and safety compendium up to date at all times.
  • In the absence of the Site Manager accompany health and safety advisors during site visits and undertake remedial action as appropriate.
  • Assist the Site Manager in reviewing and actioning risk assessments and method statements for all operations.
  • Deliver quality inductions to all sub-contractors on site to ensure the required quality standards are met.
  • Action items raised by the Area Build Director, Site Manager, Sales, or Customer Care.
  • Participate in daily talks with the team to prioritise workloads.
  • Ensure that all materials are checked for damage and that they meet the required quality standards.
  • Ensure sub-contractors adhere to the protection guidelines as stated in the trade specification.
  • In conjunction with the Site Manager, complete PPQA checklists accurately and return to the regional office on a weekly basis.
  • Thoroughly inspect and snag each plot prior to each key stage inspection carried out by the NHBC.
  • Ensure all site staff are trained in and comply with the Customer Journey and the Company’s customer service commitments.
  • Ensure all plots have a customer care pass before obtaining CML prior to legal completion.
  • Carry out service visits in accordance with the Customer Journey.
  • Carry out pre-occupation checks on all properties prior to handover.
  • Deliver home demonstrations to customers in their own home, ensuring that all instructions and warranties in relation to appliances and heating systems are available.
  • Communicate customer satisfaction surveys to all site-based staff and ensure points raised are acted on.
  • Arrange and attend effective site-based meetings with the Sales Team Leader and that the required information is available to enable the Sales Team Leader to update the customers.
  • Action remedial items raised at home demonstrations.
  • Ensure that all plots to be handed over have adequate and appropriate access, parking, street lighting and signage.
  • Manage the recruitment and induction of new employees in line with Company best practice guide.
  • Conduct half yearly and annual appraisals with staff and liaise with Group HR to address development needs.
  • Meet with your team members to discuss their progress on a regular, but not less that quarterly basis.
  • Manage disciplinary and grievance situations in line with Company policy with assistance from Group HR.
  • Manage and report all absences in accordance with Company policy.
  • Monitor the performance and effectiveness of direct reports.
  • Train, develop and coach direct reports.
  • Ensure that employees are not discriminated against or harassed or bullied at any time.
  • To direct the necessary labour, plant, staff, and equipment to achieve both plot and project completion on time, to specification and within budget.
  • Monitor that the Buying team and Surveying department order the correct materials and sub-contract services in good time to meet contract objectives.
  • Manage site teams by monitoring performance against contract targets and instigating any necessary corrective actions.
  • Ensure compliance with Group Safety Policy and Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Ensure that staff and operatives are managed and led effectively by developing the skills and attitudes of managers leading to provision of a working environment that engenders high morale.
  • Train and develop subordinates to meet current and assessed future requirements.
  • 100% compliance with current NHBC standards.
  • Achieve 90% overall satisfaction levels on the completed Customer satisfaction survey questionnaire.
  • Establish that staff training and development has occurred as plan at annual appraisal and appraisal review stages.
  • Achieve maximum marks on the monthly Health and Safety audit.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes, and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.

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Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: 11 Tower View,Kings Hill, West Malling, ME19 4UY

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