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Date Added: Thu 04/07/2024

Assistant Site Manager

Ely, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: Salary negotiable

Role overview

  • ID: #removed#
  • Entity: Vistry
  • Region: Vistry East Anglia
  • Department: Build
  • Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Job Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire
  • Date Posted: #removed#

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Site Manager to join our team within Vistry East Anglia across our Willow Woods site in Ely, Cambridgeshire. As our Assistant Site Manager you will support the Site Manager in the day to day control of the site, management and delivery of project works and in the day to day management and delivery of a larger scale housing project. We are looking for a driven individual from a solid build background to support the Site Manager with the successful delivery of this design and build site to completion. With existing sites already live in the Cambridgeshire region, and a huge amount of secured pipeline work, you should be looking to join our business with a view to understand our partnerships model and expect to progress to Site Manager in the near future.

  • 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
    • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
    • 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
    • Self-sufficient, can work independently and can deliver projects with some support from visiting Contracts Manager.
    • A solid `builder` that can identify problems, communicate solutions, and ultimately drive the project to completion to an agreed programme
    • Be hands on, boots on site and interacting with the trades and their supervision
    • Able to work on any project secured by the business within a reasonable locality. Job is site based and Reporting to Contracts Manager
    • SMSTS, CSCS, First Aid, Scaffold inspection qualification
  • More about the Assistant Site Manager role...
    • Responsible for the safety and welfare of the general public, staff and supply chain within their control under the strict observance of the safety policy
    • Working safely, stopping work if unsafe and speaking up to address any safety concerns
    • Participate in safety initiatives
    • Maintain site cleanliness and presentation on site at all times
    • Responsibility for the successful completion of the overall project and to lead by example in all that they do, managing the day-to-day delivery of construction project, quality, time, procurement, contractors
    • Manage sub-contractors, including monitoring of contractor attendance and progress; provide direct instruction and support as necessary such that contractual arrangements are achieved
    • Follow Vistry site procedures and maintain all daily, weekly, and monthly site paperwork as is required to be audit compliant
    • Involved with the management of internal/external design team/consultants to meet project deadlines under supervision from a Contract Manager
    • Produces and regularly reviews short term programmes in line with the overall project programme (including procurement & Design & Build) to ensure completion on time under the supervision of Contract Manager
    • Ensure that detailed plans are available commensurate with the overall project plan such that material/resources/supply chain can be delivered to meet scheduled deadlines
    • Appreciate the commercial implications and drivers within the construction process and incorporate these into decision making working closely with the project Surveyor
    • Liaise with Contract Manager to ensure that they are fully aware of project progress and is notified of all financial, specification and time risks ensuring that all additional work is identified
    • Embrace learning and development opportunities that are available within a progressive company
    • Understand and carry out the role specific requirements of procedures and help to identify opportunities for improvement
    • Understand those sustainable practices relevant to your role, helping to identify opportunities for improvement

Finally, let’s tell you 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.


Agile Working

Offers a flexible way of working.

Annual Leave

Enjoy 28 days’ holiday plus all UK Bank Holidays. There are options to carry leave forwards and buy up to 5 days.

Pension with Legal & General

Eligible employees are auto-enrolled. You contribute 4%, we contribute 6%. Salary Sacrifice and options to increase contributions available.

Volunteer Days

With 2 paid volunteer days a year, you can give back to communities and charities.

Why Vistry

Joining Vistry is just the start of building your perfect career. In return for your passion and skills, we invest in your future, providing all the support and training you need to thrive in your career and realise your potential. Our work is rewarding in itself, but we also offer a range of financial, lifestyle, health and wellbeing benefits, plus plenty of recognition incentives. We value you and everything you help us build as we make Vistry together.

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