Construction Administrator - Chesterfield

Closing date: 30/07/2024

Competitive Salary + Discretionary Bonus + 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 a Construction Administrator to join our Central head office based in Barlborough. Chesterfield.

The Role

Are you organised, proactive and have a good attention to detail?

Do you want to be a part of a friendly, driven team then your next career could be with us!

Reporting into the Construction Director, the successful Construction Administrator will be responsible for providing administrative support to the department and supporting the Construction Director with day-to-day duties and diary management

Other duties include:

  • Assisting in the preparation of key status reports and updates on all KPIs relating to the Construction function.
  • Providing general administration support to the Construction team and Area Construction Managers.
  • Maintaining departmental records and filing, archiving and data retrieval systems ensuring that information is stored and filed in line with the Avant Homes data protection policy.
  • Providing confidential, administrative and secretarial support services to the Construction Director to maximise their time.
  • Co-ordination of the Construction Directors’ meetings and agendas.
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of defined administrative procedures to meet company policy and quality standards.
  • Working as part of the wider administration and support team helping other administrative staff as required to ensure the delivery of a fully effective administration team for the business.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate proven experience within a similar Administration role. Experience of working for a housebuilder or construction company would be advantageous however not essential.

A self-sufficient, experienced Administrator with the ability to provide excellent written and verbal communication whilst also working well under pressure in a fast-paced environment is essential.

Strong organisational skills along with the ability to prioritise workload with excellent attention to detail is an essential part of this role.

You will also possess:

  • Extensive knowledge and application of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
  • Experience of the COINS ERP system is desirable, yet nonessential as full training will be provided.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • The ability to work under your own initiative and manage time effectively.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to changing requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

What will you get in return?

  • Discretionary Bonus
  • 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