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Title:  Construction Manager


London, Greater London, GB, N22 6HE

Department:  Development/Regeneration
Operation:  Sanctuary Group
Requisition Number:  42515

Sanctuary Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services. With around 13,000 employees, we maintain a culture where diversity is valued and talent is nurtured and rewarded.


Construction Manager

Base - Wood Green, London (with flexibility) covering the London, South East & East Regions

£47,166  per annum (rising to £49,648  after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) plus company car or car buyout

35 hours per week


Why work for us?

One of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and commercial services, Sanctuary Group employs more than 13,000 people and manages over 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland, including general rented, retirement living, supported housing, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. Sanctuary also provides a range of other services including maintenance, care and telecare, all of which are delivered by our dedicated employees who are completely committed to customer service. 

Through our exciting Development programme we aspire to build 30,000 new homes. This is an excellent opportunity to join our ambitious Development department who will be delivering this project. You’ll gain great experience, work with a wide range of professionals and have excellent personal development opportunities.

The Construction Manager will be accountable for the successful delivery of new build construction projects within their region, ensuring they are in line with agreed budgets and meet the necessary legislative and regulatory standards. You will manage and monitor the day to day delivery of these programmes and projects on behalf of the Group, built via external contractors on our behalf.

The role of Construction Manager will include:

  • Overseeing and monitoring the day to day delivery of construction projects to ensure compliance with technical design and quality standards
  • Providing technical support and advice at all stages of construction from pre contract stage through to completion
  • Delivering high quality and value for money construction projects within agreed capital expenditure budgets and in line with legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Ensuring Health and Safety standards are met throughout completion of construction works
  • Effectively managing, communicating and maintaining relationships with internal and external customers, including contractors
  • Ensuring all construction projects are fit for purpose, completed to a high standard and meet the needs of the intended end user
  • Effectively managing Clerk of Works; carrying out performance management duties and developing quality staff

Skills and experiences:

  • Demonstrable experience working in a similar Construction Manager, Site Manager or Contracts Manager role
  • Have a proven background of working on new build projects within the construction industry
  • Posses an up to date working knowledge of building compliance and regulations
  • Have previous experience of working with and managing external contractors
  • Proven experience of managing staff
  • An excellent problem solver with outstanding influencing skills
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • The Construction Manager will spend 50% of their time at various sites throughout the region, therefore a full current UK driving licence is required for this position

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public  holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Health & well-being plans
  • Discounted products & services
  • Personal advice and counseling
  • Family-friendly arrangements
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities

To view the job profile please click here

Closing Date: 14 December 2018

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’

Building Equality and Diversity
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
Sanctuary Group is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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