Willmott Dixon

Willmott Dixon Welcome Back Programme

Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
24 Apr 2018
Closes
24 May 2018
Ref
HOL00116
Sector
Construction
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Returner Programmes

Willmott Dixon, a leading UK contracting and interior fit-out business, is partnering with Women Returners to launch their Welcome Back returner programme. This programme welcomes talented professionals, both men and women, who have taken a career break.

It includes a supported hiring programme, bringing returners directly into open permanent roles on an ongoing basis, alongside a 20 week career returner programme commencing in September 2018.

About Willmott Dixon

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned contracting and interior fit-out businesses in the UK. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success that we have enjoyed for over a hundred and fifty years! Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre 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.

Willmott Dixon was the first major contractor to win a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development in 2014 and has also just received the award in the category of Promoting Opportunity for its work in promoting social mobility. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.

Willmott Dixon was ranked as the 14th Best Company to work for by the Sunday Times in 2017. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who will recognise and reward your achievements.

Willmott Dixon Welcome Back Programme

Willmott Dixon, a leading UK contracting and interior fit-out business, is partnering with Women Returners to launch their Welcome Back returner programme. This programme welcomes talented professionals, both men and women, who have taken a career break.


Starting in September 2018, this programme offers a paid placement of 20 weeks, and the possibility of a permanent role at the end of the assignment.


You will be placed in a project or a team where your skills and experience will be highly valued and utilised. You will participate in coaching workshops from Women Returners, and will benefit from a comprehensive induction process and focused training to support your transition back to the workplace.

Opportunities include:
Operations:       

  • Site Management ·         
  • Project Management 

Commercial: ·         

  • Quantity Surveying ·       
  •  Project Surveying ·        
  •  Estimating

Pre-Construction:

  • Pre-Construction
  • Planning
  • Design Management
  • Bid Management 

There are opportunities for roles in operations, commercial and pre-construction in London, the South East, North West, Midlands and Wales and the West.
Central Functions:

  • IT – Software Development
  • Accountancy
  • Communications/marketing
  • Sustainable Development

Opportunities for central function roles are based in Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire.
  Willmott Dixon is looking for: ·         

Highly collaborative people who are passionate about delivering a quality service to customers and ultimately help to grow the business.       

 Excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships.        

Candidates with a background in main contracting, residential building or interior fit out, but most importantly we are looking for people who share our passion and values, so if you think this is you and you have transferable skills from another industry for any of the above roles, we would welcome your application.  ·         

Flexible working options may be available depending on the role.   Our career returners programme has a closing date of 20 May 2018

 

If you have any questions on the Willmott Dixon Welcome Back programme, feel free to contact the Willmott Dixon recruitment team on careers@willmottdixon.co.uk, stating ‘Welcome Back Query’ in the title.

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

About Willmott Dixon
Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned contracting and interior fit-out businesses in the UK.  We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development.

We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success that we have enjoyed for over a hundred and fifty years!  Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre 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. 

Willmott Dixon was the first major contractor to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development in 2014 and has also just received the award in the category of Promoting Opportunity for its work in promoting social mobility. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.   

Willmott Dixon was ranked as the 14th Best Company to work for by the Sunday Times in 2017.  We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who will recognise and reward your achievements.

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