Site Manager – Swanley, Kent

About us

We are Churchill Retirement Living, the fastest growing company in the UK retirement house building sector and we’re looking for people like you.

We’re family-owned business and we’re going places. We’re proud of what we do, and the people we work with. We have ambitious growth plans for the future, now employing over 600 people and growing all the time.

We pride ourselves on building beautiful, quality, purpose-built one and two bedroom apartments in desirable locations across the UK for those looking for an independent lifestyle in later life. Developments are designed to take away all the hassle and fears that can be experienced by older people and provide security, peace of mind and independence.

We’ve won a host of awards; in 2019 we were recognised by The Sunday Times as the 2nd  Best Company to Work For and we have retained a ‘5 star’ status in the HBF Customer Satisfaction Survey having been recommended by over 90% of our customers. In 2016, we became the first ever retirement living specialist to have been named overall ‘Housebuilder of the Year’ by the WhatHouse? Awards and in 2019 were awarded ‘Best Medium Housebuilder’.

About the role

We’re looking for an experienced Site Manager in our South East region to manage our new development in Swanley, Kent.

Using specified drawings and instructions, you’ll manage the entire construction cycle to ensure all deadlines are met and the development is built to Company and NHBC standards.

Based on site and reporting to the Construction Director, you’ll successfully manage all aspects of the building site, with responsibility for health and safety issues, trades and material co-ordination, site presentation and cost control.

You’ll play a key role in ensuring the continued success of Churchill Retirement Living’s desirable developments.

Hours of work are between 7.30am to 5.00pm It may be necessary to work additional unpaid hours from time to time and occasional weekend working. The Site Manager is subject to call-out but this is infrequent.

About you

Successful applicants will hold a black or white CSCS card. You may have progressed from a trade background but ideally you will be qualified to NVQ Level 3 or 4 in Site Management, preferably on the NHBC Site Manager Accreditation programme.

You will have a wealth of previous Site Management experience gained building Residential Apartments, Retirement Living, Extra-Care Homes or student accommodation. Sound knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation is a must and you must also be a qualified First Aider at Work.

You’ll be assertive and calm under pressure to meet numerous construction deadlines, whilst liaising with a wide range of external suppliers, specialists and in-house teams to achieve critical objectives, without compromising quality standards in any way.

To achieve maximum co-operation, the ability to influence is key. You’ll be comfortable supervising all onsite staff and will display discretion and confidentiality at all times.

How you’ll be rewarded

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car or cash for car alternative
  • Annual holiday entitlement - 24 days + Bank Holidays
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Screening
  • Eye Care Reimbursement Scheme

If you want to be part of our success story send your CV and a covering letter to yourcareer@churchillretirement.co.uk quoting reference number SE1248.