Reimagining places
for people to thrive.

We are one of the UK’s leading family-owned
development, building and property maintenance companies.

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£2.18bn

Turnover (2023)

4,321

Employees (2023)

£225m

Social value generated (2023)

45%

Reduction in Scope 1 & 2 emissions against a 2019 baseline

WHO WE HELP

Inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow

Supporting the public and private sectors

Projects

Our customers

Wellington Place high quality commercial office development in Leeds

11 and 12 Wellington Place, Leeds

The intention for 11 & 12 Wellington Place was to create two landmark buildings in the heart of Leeds City Centre.

Commercial

Hounsome Fields, Basingstoke

Achieving planning consent and the subsequent land sale of Hounsome Fields in Basingstoke was a standout highlight for us in 2017.

Residential
Using our national experience to improve community healthcare at a local level

Abbey Road Community Health Hub

The Community Centre on the ground floor provides valuable resources and enjoys access to an outdoor garden room and creche, whilst the Health Centre above will provide new modern consultation and surgery rooms.

Healthcare
We are a trusted partner of the Department for Education, helping them deliver net zero carbon schools

Edgar Wood Academy Secondary School

The Edgar Wood Academy in Middleton is the very first school in the country to be procured via the Department for Education’s (DfE’s) Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) Framework.

Education
Using modern methods of construction to design and build sustainable sports facilities

Braywick Leisure Centre

Braywick Park is a new, state of the art leisure centre constructed as a replacement for the Magnet Leisure Centre.

Sport and Leisure
Cardiff Living Project

Cardiff Council Residential Partnership

Cardiff Living is an exciting development partnership between Wates Residential and the City of Cardiff Council.

Residential
Emergency service fit-out

Fire Station Refurbishment For Cheshire

We deliver complex and time sensitive projects in live working environments.

Emergency Services
Havering 12 estates regeneration programme

LB of Havering Joint Venture Regeneration

A 12 year joint venture partnership to breathe new life into the community of Havering.

Residential

Brent Housing Retrofit Pilot

Exceeding energy performance certificate targets in Brent.

Residential
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Careers

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Head of Health and Safety

Location: Nationwide

Job Type: SHEQ

Application Deadline: 04-08-2024

SES are currently looking for a Head of Health & Safety to join their Leadership team.ABOUT THE ROLEReporting to the Executive Managing Director, this role is to lead, direct, and support the Health and safety function across the SES Business Unit. The role acts as a strategic business partner, facilitating effective two-way communication with business boards and providing crucial Health and Safety insights during strategic business discussions.As the Head of Health & Safety, some of the key responsibilities will include: Analyse business Health and Safety data to develop integrated HSE strategies, lead root cause analysis investigations and change programmes across the Business Unit. Develop and deploy a communications plan for rapid information sharing and strategic support, including a suite of H&S metrics and performance targets. Provide motivation, development, and support to the H&S team, partnering with business boards to ensure alignment with objectives and strategies. Offer innovative H&S thought leadership, influence supply chain partners, and regularly engage in site visits to maintain current knowledge of H&S practices.We are for someone with extensive senior Health and Safety leadership experience in an industrial or construction environment. The ideal candidate will have a high-level knowledge of all relevant construction SHE legislation and hold qualifications such as a NEBOSH Diploma or NVQ level 4, and CMIOSH or equivalent. They must possess excellent report writing skills, a deep understanding of motivation and behavioural change, and the ability to influence at all levels within the business. Exceptional coaching skills, innovative thinking, and high resilience are also crucial for this role.Additionally, the candidate should be adept at leading and developing a team of H&S professionals, capable of analysing data, and presenting effectively to senior boards and forums. They should serve as a role model for business leadership and Health and Safety behaviours, demonstrating a commitment to fostering a safe and compliant work environment. The ability to communicate complex information clearly and to inspire and motivate others is essential.WHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary & Profit Share Car Allowance / Car Scheme Flexible working Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 8% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 days holidays + your Birthday off + bank holidays and much more… Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression. Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 12 weeks fully paid paternity.

Project Performance Director

Location: Nationwide

Job Type: Operational

Application Deadline: 04-08-2024

SES are currently looking for a Project Performance Director to join their Leadership team.ABOUT THE ROLEReporting to the Executive Managing Director, this role is crucial for driving project performance across the UK. Leading the operational function. With a primary focus on shaping a high performing culture, driving high performance in safety, Quality and programme management and compliance. The role will involve the creation of a cohesive operational strategy to optimise performance across existing and new business models.As our Project Performance Director, some of your key responsibilities will include: Oversee the overall operational function and performance, ensuring alignment with KPIs and robust business reporting and compliance. Develop and implement a cohesive operational strategy that supports the wider business goals, including programme performance, sustainability, D&I, safety, quality, profit, and customer satisfaction. Manage and resolve operational conflicts, from basic issues to complex disputes, and develop strategies for recovering monies through third parties. Build and maintain strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders, oversee planning, safety, and quality functions, and ensure effective recruitment and succession planning.We are looking for a dynamic leader with strong communication and influencing skills to optimise business performance. This role involves chairing and leading key operational and leadership meetings, fostering customer relations, and representing the company at industry events. The ideal candidate will develop and implement strategies in planning, sustainability, safety, quality, diversity, wellbeing, and talent management.The ideal candidate should have extensive experience in project management, operational strategy, risk management, and financial oversight. They must excel in stakeholder management, including customer and supply chain relations, and be knowledgeable about current and emerging technologies. A strong understanding of business ethics is essential.WHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary & Profit Share Car Allowance / Car Scheme Flexible working Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 8% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 days holidays + your Birthday off + bank holidays and much more… Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression. Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 12 weeks fully paid paternity.

Carpenter Multi Trader

Location: Walton-On-Thames

Job Type: Trades and Labour

Application Deadline: 08-08-2024

Wates have an opportunity for a Carpenter Multi Trader to join our Wates team within our Responsive Maintenance division. You will be covering the North London area, your main office will be Walton On Thames working on one of our social housing contracts, delivering reactive maintenance to our residents.Key Accountabilities will include: Undertaking repair/renewal works Advising Supervisor in a timely manner where other trades are required Working solely on certain tasks Working in partnership with other operatives to complete certain tasks Completing daily work sheets detailing work undertaken and materials used after each job undertaken Working in a timely and productive manner to complete programme tasksYou must have a full UK driving licence.To be successful in the role you will be an excellent communicator with the ability to problem solve, multi task, work to tight deadlines, have high standard of workmanship, productivity levels and ability to provide excellent customer service at all times is essential.

Carpenter Multi Trader

Location: Walton-On-Thames

Job Type: Trades and Labour

Application Deadline: 08-08-2024

Wates have an opportunity for a Carpenter Multi Trader to join our Wates team within our Responsive Maintenance division. You will be covering the South London area, your main office will be Walton On Thames working on one of our social housing contracts, delivering reactive maintenance to our residents.Key Accountabilities will include: Undertaking repair/renewal works Advising Supervisor in a timely manner where other trades are required Working solely on certain tasks Working in partnership with other operatives to complete certain tasks Completing daily work sheets detailing work undertaken and materials used after each job undertaken Working in a timely and productive manner to complete programme tasksYou must have a full UK driving licence.To be successful in the role you will be an excellent communicator with the ability to problem solve, multi task, work to tight deadlines, have high standard of workmanship, productivity levels and ability to provide excellent customer service at all times is essential.

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