Trainee Site Manager

Crest Nicholson has over 50 years of working within the residential development industry, we are one of the UK’s largest house builders. Working for Crest Nicholson not only means a dynamic and rewarding career, but also gives you an opportunity to make a contribution to the lives and wellbeing of future generations.

About the role

Crest Nicholson are now recruiting for our 2017 Site Management Academy. This is a training programme designed to train and develop our next generation of Site Managers. We are currently looking for an ambitious trainee to join our South division for a project in Ashford, Kent. You will be based in the new village of Finberry which is one of Crests largest sites. It is a fantastic opportunity to see and be part of Crest, seeing how we creating sustainable, beautiful communities. The properties we build here is predominantly apartments, 2 & 3 bedroom cottages and 4 & 5 bedroom family homes. 

Participants will receive training and development (including qualifications) as a ‘Trainee Site Manager’ before potentially progressing on to become an Assistant Site Manager and then Site Manager.

A business to be proud of

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities, both now and in the future, by providing better homes, workplaces, retail and leisure spaces. Most importantly, we place our customers at the heart of everything we do.

Ultimately, as a Crest Nicholson Site Manager, you will manage the production of homes to pre-determined programmes and budgets in accordance with company safety, quality, sustainability and presentational standards. Customer interaction will be a key part of your role and you will be responsible for ensuring that you establish and maintain an impeccable relationship with customers. 


You will have the ability to grow within an award winning FTSE250 company and get the right training to develop your career. This is in addition to the usual perks that come with being a full time employee at Crest Nicholson such as a generous pension, excellent pay and bonuses, as well as a great benefits package. 

Skills Required

To be considered for our Site Management Academy you will need to:

  • Be enthusiastic, self-motivated and a good team player
  • Be able to multi task and identify key priorities
  • Be organised, with good time management skills and attention to detail
  • Be a good communicator
  • Be able to develop the skills needed to lead and manage a team and have a strong interest in project management
  • Have a construction related degree

We seek to be an ethical and progressive employer which encourages a culture of openness, creativity and continuous professional development and which rewards the effectiveness and loyalty of our employees.

Crest Nicholson is an equal opportunities employer.

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: July 28, 2017
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Ashford (Kent)
  • Region: London and South East
  • Type: Graduate Programme

Other benefits...

  • Pension scheme
  • Private Medical Care
  • Bonus scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company car

Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural

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