Head of Construction

Cavanna Homes
Torquay, Devon
£Competitive Plus Benefits
03 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Construction 
Torquay, Devon (office/field based, with travel to various sites throughout the South West) 

About Us 

Cavanna Homes is a family owned business established in the 1923. Our aim is to become the most admired regional housebuilder in the South West. We strive to achieve this through our product design, innovation and build quality whilst maintaining the trust and respect of our customers and the local communities around our developments. 

We aim to be a company whose employees, shareholders, customers, business partners and the community can be proud to be associated with.

We are now looking for a Head of Construction to join us and drive the success of our Construction Department.  

The Benefits 

- Competitive salary 
- Company car 
- Discretionary annual bonus    
- Company contribution pension scheme    
- Healthcare    
- Life assurance    
- Cycle to work scheme    
- Childcare voucher scheme    
- Up to five weeks’ holiday    
- The opportunity to purchase additional holiday    

This is a rare opportunity for a high level construction management professional to join our successful, family-owned business and continue elevating our amazing reputation for achieving high standards and delivering exceptional service. 

Playing a key leadership role within our hard-working and friendly environment, you’ll be critical to what we do and will enable us to continue providing outstanding homes across the West Country. 

At Cavanna, everyone lives by ‘The Cavanna Way’; a set of values that defines who we are as a team and how we behave. These include being customer-focused, having integrity, and being socially-engaged, reputable, successful and safe. If you believe these values match your own, we’d love to hear from you. 

The Role 

As the Head of Construction, you will oversee our Construction Department, ensuring targets are met and H&S procedures are followed at all times.  

Reporting directly to the Operations Director, you will manage a number of sites differing in size, complexity and challenge.  

You will be responsible for all staff and subcontracted personnel allocated to you, as well as the safety of all members of the public that attend the projects under your control. 

About You 

To join us as the Head of Construction, you will need: 

- Experience of working as a head of construction (or equivalent build experience)  
- A strong focus on H&S 
- A full, valid driving licence 
- The ability to influence and engage others 

We’d like to hear from you if you have held the title of Head of Construction, Construction Manager, Senior Construction Project Manager, Construction Contracts Manager or Head of Build Operations. 

Webrecruit and Cavanna Homes are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

So, if you are seeking your next step in the house-building sector as our Head of Construction, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.