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Title:  Finishing Manager


Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR1 3ZQ

Department:  Business Development
Operation:  Sanctuary Group
Requisition Number:  183843

Sanctuary 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.


Finishing Manager


Worcester based with a balance of home and office working


£36,788 - £38,724 per year


Plus Company Car


40 hours per week


We have an excellent opportunity for a Finishing Manager to join our ambitious Construction team. In this role you will supervise the carrying out of construction, defects and fault fixing duties and agreed works in accordance with specifications and within contractual timescales. Ensure works are carried out to agreed standards and highlight and rectify any defective works through the management system. This role offers great experience, a chance to work with a wide range of professionals and has excellent personal development opportunities for your career.


The role of Finishing Manager will include:

  • Ensure Contractors are completing works to agreed timescales and quality standards and highlight any issues to both the subcontractors and management
  • Manage subcontractors during their works on site
  • Manage on site health and safety ensuring compliance with legislative, regulatory and company policy and procedures
  • Respond positively to complaints and breakdowns in service delivery to meet customer expectations
  • Manage the coordination, communication and maintenance of relationships with internal and external stakeholders including subcontractors and suppliers
  • Assist operational staff in resolving difficult problems, ensuring customers are kept informed
  • Make appropriate recommendations and provide timely solutions to ensure construction projects are delivered in line with legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain accurate records and ensure all documentation for completed work is collated and passed on to the relevant teams


Skills and experiences:

  • City & Guilds qualification, NVQ 3 or relevant experience in one or more relevant trade
  • Proven experience of working to deadlines and prioritising workloads
  • Recent experience of undertaking a similar role, preferably within a building maintenance or construction management environment
  • Proven experience analysing and diagnosing complex problems and implementing effective solutions
  • Working knowledge of the application of Health and Safety legislation
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • This role will involve driving on company business. In order to drive a company vehicle, drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence


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. 


Our Benefits    

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, where your wellbeing is of genuine importance, we have developed an attractive employment package. The package recognises your contribution, supports your physical, mental and financial health and gives you the flexibility to tailor your employee benefits by offering:

  • 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • A pension scheme with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Advice Service including counselling
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Voluntary health plans  
  • Employee discounts
  • Wellbeing support and tools
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • £36,788 per annum (rising to £38,724 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


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Closing Date: 05 July 2022


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

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
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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