Willmott Dixon

Social Value Manager

14 Sep 2021
14 Oct 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Willmott Dixon Interiors are seeking a Social Value Manager to join our award-winning Social Value Team. This role is based in our Head Office in London, Farringdon (but predominantly home-based at the moment) and involves travel to our projects when required.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead and deliver project activities related to Social Value and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) on a range of exciting, high profile projects, for customers in the commercial and public sectors.

You would be encouraged to use a coaching approach to develop and deliver high impact social value plans with our customers and teams. You will be responsible for managing and reporting multiple high-profile social value plans across London and the South. You will ensure Social Value & EDI activities are recorded using internal databases and will support the research and writing of tender submissions and holistic case studies.

Ideally this position would suit someone who has experience delivering Social Value outcomes in a fast-paced corporate environment.

You must have excellent people skills - including the ability to listen, collaborate, lead, influence and inspire.

Experience using the other social value profit calculators would be a huge benefit and experience of delivering Social Value and EDI outcomes within the Construction sector, and evidence of impact delivered within local communities is preferable / desirable.

Our office (when you need to go to it - how times have changed) is within easy reach of a number of stations: Blackfriars, Cannon Street, Farringdon, Fenchurch Street, Holborn, Liverpool Street and Waterloo and all the fantastic amenities, our customers and food destinations that part of London offers!

What is the benefit of joining Willmott Dixon…?

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around their continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Willmott Dixon Interiors are an Investor in People Gold Award holder.

You will have a clear plan around your development. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business; our values are at the epicentre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent coupled with the right culture and values ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

We have very recently been awarded 5th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 (2020) to work for, the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2021 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.

Sounds great, what are we looking for…?

You will need to be driven; we are looking for candidates that can demonstrate enthusiasm, exceptional commitment and willingness to learn. We require a fantastic communicator with the ability to work within a fast-paced exciting environment.

Values that we live by and would hope you do too - Courage, being Open and Respect for everyone (COR).

You will be proficient in the use of word, excel, online software applications and have a good standard of education and basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Sound like you? If you are looking to kick start your career with Willmott Dixon Interiors and would like to become a Social Value Manager and you meet our specification. We would love to hear from you.

At Willmott Dixon we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours.

This role would be suitable to a person who:

  • Is a team player
  • Is able to Influence and inspire
  • Has a growth mindset
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Is able to Problem solve
  • Is positive & proactive
  • Has excellent presentations skills both written and verbal
  • Is Innovative / Creative / open minded
  • Displays model behaviour that shows respect, helpfulness and co-operation
  • Reflects regularly on experiences and performances and constantly seeks to improve
  • Is personable, friendly, approachable, motivated and flexible
  • Has the ability to communicate with all levels of staff
  • Is people focused
  • Is Driven / motivated
  • Is Organised / Detailed

Sound like you? If so, come and join our Willmott Dixon Interiors team, and become a great ambassador of our business.

In return we provide you a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, the opportunities for you to develop your career with Willmott Dixon and the training to make this happen - but most importantly a great place to work with a true family ethos and a chance to develop your career of a lifetime!

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

We are a disability confident employer.

About Us

We are proud to be part of the Willmott Dixon family; a privately-owned contracting and interior fit out group in the UK. With a rich history, amazing track record and strong values, this partnership makes us a stronger and more progressive organisation, allowing us to share knowledge and take on bigger and better projects.

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