Assistant Site Manager (Section Manager)

Location: Woolwich

Job Type: Operational

Contract: Full Time/Flexible Working

Application Deadline: 22 Apr 2024

The Vacancy

We are looking for a Section Manager to join Wates with our Wates Living Space Planned Maintenance team to oversee one of our contracts in South East London. You will be working on scattered works and liaising with residents.

Key Accountabilities will include:

  • Manage Operatives, Sub-Contractors and Suppliers to ensure quality control is maintained along with Health and safety at all times.
  • Attend pre and post-inspection works and advise on appropriate action and job requirements resulting in the successful delivery and handover of schemes.
  • Carry out Weekly Site Progress reports.
  • Ensure that once works are completed, the full and completed job packs are sent to the Project Manager at the office along with completion details to guarantee a swift invoicing procedure to eliminate WIP (Work In Progress) & certify cash flow.

You must have a full UK driving licence with access to a vehicle.

To be successful in the role you will be an effective communicator with a positive and engaging approach to providing site leadership. You will have strong IT skills (including: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) with the ability to prioritise a wide range of tasks to set deadlines.

Work for Wates

Wates Group is one of the largest, and most successful family-owned private construction, development, and property services companies in the UK. We are building a place to work where everyone belongs, by one small act of inclusion at a time. We celebrate difference and welcome diversity.

As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and are proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditation with Investors in People, we are also a Disability Confident employer. Being a family owned, business means we understand and value long term relationships.

The Wates Group are committed to three ambitious environmental targets for 2025: Zero Waste, and Zero Carbon, from our operations and Positive Nature Enhancement. Wates are pushing to take a leading role in reducing our industry’s environmental impact.