Build Manager

Job Title: Build Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Weybridge, Surrey
Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, private healthcare
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DI1502CR_1550509895
Contact Name: Dexter Ifill
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 18, 2019 17:11

Job Description

Build Manager

Build Manager | £120,000 | Residential Developer

I am looking for strategic, forward thinking leader who is capable of the direct management of 6 to 7 PMs and close to 40 site team managers.

This is a Build Manager opening with a leading housebuilder who have an outstanding reputation for building neighbourhoods of lasting quality. They are involved with a range of residential developments from bespoke developments to high rise mixed use schemes. As a company, they have a nationwide presence and build over 2500 houses per year, with this figure growing year on year.

The successful Build Manager will be the direct line manager of the build team, responsible for the development of the build department. Based out of office in Surrey, as Build Manager you will be responsible for the day to day running of three to four hundred units or more at a given time across several multiphase sites in Surrey, Berkshire, Kent and Hampshire.

Key duties and responsibilities:

As Build Manager your duties and responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Managing the build team, responsible for their professional progression and performance in adherence with company policies.
  • Lead programming, establishing a timeline which will guarantee a production rate in line with forecast and budget as well as available trades.
  • Carry out critical checks across the schemes with relevant site managers.
  • Manage the budgets, build quality and Health and Safety across the schemes.
  • Forecasting and budgeting, maintaining a detailed understanding of the technical site and design requirements across the sites.
  • Forecasting and pre-planning for the future of the group, assisting the Land department in identifying, scoping out and securing land for further development.

Requirements for this Build Manager role:

  • Experience of delivering multi-phase schemes with a leading residential developer with a minimum of 5 years in a similar role.
  • Must have previous experience working for a housebuilder or residential main contractor.
  • Must be willing to travel, sites will cover Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey and Kent.
  • Solid experience with all types of build: timber frame, steel frame, control several high-rise RC blocks with fast pace fit outs at any one time.
  • Have a highly advanced level of understanding of site planning, programming schemes out in detail.
  • Ideally have experience of winning awards such as NHBC safety/ quality, Considerate Constructors, etc

Remuneration for this Build Manager role:

  • £110,000 - £120,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • Competitive bonus
  • £5k car allowance
  • Private healthcare
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance cover
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays).

How to apply for this Build Manager role:

If you are interested in this Build Manager position then please apply via this job board or alternatively you can send an up to date CV to Dexter Ifill on or call me on 0118 9522 240.

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Build Manager | £120,000 | Residential Developer