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Section Manager

Job Title: Section Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erith
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: WRT-2020-11-20-BA31F04E9922
Job Published: November 20, 2020 11:01

Job Description

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Section Manager to join our Construction Residential team working on some of the most iconic residential schemes. This one is based on our Park East Scheme in Erith, Kent.

Within the group, Wates Construction is a UK-wide contractor specialising in maximising value for customers in the public and private sector, with an uncompromising focus on safety and quality.

We have a proven track record in all our core markets: commercial and mixed use developments, education and student accommodation, heritage, local authority frameworks, inner-city residential, senior living, industrial and research, we're also experts in sustainability and ensuring we create a better tomorrow.

Reporting into the Site Manager / Project Manager, you will be accountable for the managing of a particular Sub Contract Package or part of the project to time, budget, quality and safety.

Key Accountabilities will include:

  • Aware of and can apply basic Project Management tools and techniques e.g. plans work, compiles a basic Project Plan, measure and monitors performance against these.

  • Prioritises own work in line with set objectives and seeks advice and guidance when priorities are not clear.

  • Keep and maintain records, for area of responsibility i.e. Labour Returns, Daily Diaries, Cube Results, As Built Programmes, and Weekly Project Report.

  • Carry out material scheduling, and call offs including reinforcement, brickwork etc.

  • Demonstrate understanding of Engineering requirements and the importance of Grid Lines and T.B.M.

  • Establish basic lines and levels

  • Keeps and maintain Q.A. records for area of responsibility.

  • Obtain agreement to and a formal sign off for Samples and working examples of quality required by the Specification.

  • Participate, contribute and where required chair and minute meetings with Sub-Contractors etc.

  • Draft Contractual correspondence for approval by the Commercial Team prior to sending.

  • Undertake toolbox talks.

  • Manages those under their control and work safely and economically by co-ordinating activities with others.

  • Initiate and chair regular review meetings with those trades working in area of responsibility.

    To be successful in the role you will have strong awareness of all key health and safety legislations, understanding of trades best practice and quality control.

    It is essential you have been involved with large residential developments in excess of £30M in value.

Employer Description

Wates Group was established in 1897 and it is now one of the largest, most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.

We employ circa. 3,500 people, working with a diverse range of clients and partners from across the public and private sectors. Our work is guided by inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow.

We offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers. Learning and development activity is aligned with our business priorities and in 2019 we invested c.£1.2m in 6,741 training days

As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditations with both Investors in People and C2E (Committed to Equality).

Our In-house Recruitment Team embrace diversity and are focused on finding the best people to join us here at Wates.

Please note candidates represented by agencies will not be considered at this time.