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Assistant Site Manager

Willmott Dixon
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Willmott Dixon are currently recruiting for an Assistant Site Manager to join our Southern region on an exciting £60m project based west of Oxford. This is a hands-on Assistant role supporting the Site Managers to manage the day-to-day site operations.

As an Assistant Site Manager at Willmott Dixon, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Establishing standards of quality on site and ensure delivery of a quality build in accordance with the project specifications and project requirements.
  • Adopting the principles of the Considerate Constructor's Scheme and manage community relationship
  • Ensuring appropriate site image is maintained to encourage repeat business.
  • Undertaking the works in the most economic manner to eliminate waste and avoid non recoverable costs and preliminaries losses. Monitor and work to agreed preliminaries budget
  • Producing and developing project programmes and control operations to achieve delivery of the project on time. Organising the works and supply chain to provide the right working environment to avoid disruption between trades.
  • Understanding the client priorities and adopt a professional and considerate approach to maintain good working relations
  • Maintaining the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management
  • Managing project handover and ensure defect / snag free completion

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in site management
  • Proven experience in managing supply chain relationships
  • A current CSCS card and SMSTS certificate
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • First Aid at work certificate
  • Ability to accurately interpret programmes, drawings and technical specifications
  • Experienced in use of Microsoft programmes; i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.


  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification in Construction management

In return

In return for your hard work, we offer a competitive package that includes flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. This includes an enhanced pension scheme, discounted or full private medical, life assurance, incentive bonus, and a car scheme that will make us a market leader in sustainable company travel. You'll also benefit from a motoring expenditure allowance (MEA) and everyone can access a new generation of low carbon and electric cars via the Willmott Dixon run car leasing scheme.

Additional Information

Join us and be a part of our innovative team pioneering new ways to build and establish ourselves as leaders in the industry. We understand everyone has unique potential and abilities to make a difference and succeed, and we're committed to developing your skills and recognising your talent.

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile working wherever possible.

We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

About Us

Over 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon's purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive.

Construction is changing and we are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry. It truly is an amazing company in one of the most exciting industries with a vast array of professional career paths. Adding to that our numerous people awards, we understand everyone has a unique potential and ability to make a difference and succeed; if you want your skills developed and talent recognised, why not join our business!

Willmott Dixon has recently been awarded No 1 in the Best "Big" Companies (2022) to work for and already holds the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a King's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.


Willmott Dixon is the 2nd largest capital works, regeneration and support services. We pride ourselves on our long history, and in being a sustainable company which respects and care for people in the wider environment.

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