Area Construction Manager - North Yorkshire

Closing date: 20/06/2024

Competitive Salary & Discretionary Performance Bonus & Company Car Plan/Cash Allowance & Holidays (Buy, Sell and Accrual Scheme) & Company Pension & Private Healthcare & Life Assurance & Benefits

With lots of exciting plans in the pipeline, there’s never been a better time to join Avant Homes, let us tell you why…

Avant Homes is a housebuilder operating in Scotland, the North East of England, across Yorkshire and the East and West Midlands, with eight regional offices employing over 600 people.

We have ambitious growth plans and are looking for passionate individuals to help us achieve them. Our mission is to provide affordable yet aspirational homes to our communities, ensuring that new homes are accessible and attainable for all with a product suitable for everyone.

Avant Homes are proud to employ local people across our developments and within our regional offices, teamwork is key to everything that we do.

We are looking for people who want to be a part of something special, so why not start the foundations and build your career with us today?

Due to continued success and future business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for an Area Construction Manager to join our North Yorkshire Construction team.

This is a mobile role and will require travel to our developments in the following areas;

  • Leeds
  • Wakefield
  • Castleford
  • Sherburn in Elmet
  • Skelton

The Role

Are you a Contracts Manager with residential developer experience looking for the next step in your career? Do you want to be a part of a high performing team? If the answer is yes, then look no further, your next career could be with us!

Joining our team as Area Construction Manager, you will be responsible for high target driven performance along with effective leadership and management oversight of your site teams, enabling them to focus on the delivery of quality units and the customer journey across all developments under your responsibility.

You will be accountable for all construction related matters ensuring that as a business we deliver the highest quality homes.

Key duties and requirements

You will also be responsible for but not limited to;

  • Holding regular and productive planning and programme performance review meetings with sales, commercial and technical colleagues.
  • Consistently monitor and report on build resources and costs to ensure they are controlled and in budget.
  • Ensuring Site Managers are aware of build performance and completion targets, quality standards and site budgets etc.
  • Providing construction reports, forecast information and KPI updates to the Construction Director as well as operational feedback affecting the performance of developments.
  • Ensuring quality staff are recruited onto site and that active training and performance management is undertaken to ensure staff and sub-contractors are fully competent, coordinated and motivated to achieve best performance.

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Area Construction Manager, you will currently be employed as either a Contracts Manager or Construction Manager for a new homes’ developer, possessing excellent team management, leadership and coaching skills.

To be considered for this role you must also hold;

  • A relevant qualification or broad experience in construction.
  • Proven multi-site project management and quality assurance effectiveness.
  • Excellent Commercial awareness and technical knowledge.
  • Understanding of the financial implications of the methods and sequences of build.
  • Full commitment to the delivery of a 5-star HBF service in relation to customer services.

What will you get in return?

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Company car plan/cash allowance
  • Buy, sell and accrual holiday scheme
  • Private Health care
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Other Benefits including our exclusive Avant discount platform

If this sounds like you, join us and be a part of Avant’s future success!


Apply now