Regional Construction Operations Manager - South
£ 72,000 - 80,000 per year Permanent - Full time 36.25 hours per week
Regional Construction Operations Manager
Location: Horizon House, Maidstone
Salary:  £72,000 - £80,000 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time 36.25 hours per week
Orbit is a fantastic business and one that’s really going places.

Orbit has an excellent opportunity for a Regional Construction Operations Manager to lead and manage the construction team in delivering the build programme in the Southern region. 

This is a truly exciting time to join Orbit as they are currently transforming their Property Investment teams located in the Midlands, Southern and Eastern regions. The regional teams will be responsible for the end to end delivery of all processes from land acquisition and planning consent, development and delivery of new homes through to sales. They have an ambitious programme with the view to deliver excellent customer service, deliver more homes, invest in existing stock and make Orbit a great place to work. To achieve these goals, Orbit has created a new operating model for the Property Investment teams and as a result of this there are a number of excellent job opportunities available.

Covering the Kent, Sussex and Surrey areas, you will be responsible for the day to day management of the construction sites and allocated Site Managers. Reporting into the Operations Director, you will ensure the safe planning and completion of direct build activities are carried out in line with agreed planning and programmes. This role will see you promote a high standard of Health and Safety performance and to drive continuous improvement.
To be a strong applicant, we are looking for an in-depth experienced Contracts Manager, who has managed Construction Teams in a House Building setting. You’ll possess strong technical and commercial knowledge of construction and have the ability to implement Health, Safety and Welfare legislation.
You will need to be CIOB (Chartered Institution of Building) qualified, degree in Construction or equivalent. A CSCS card and SMSTS is also essential.
Please be aware this role requires someone who has a driving licence and access to a vehicle.
Why apply?

We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and our staff tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including private medical insurance, discounted dental insurance and gym membership, 27 days holiday entitlement and pension scheme.

About us
As one of the country’s largest housing associations, Orbit owns and manages 40,000 homes and is committed to its purpose of Building Communities. Orbit is an ambitious, dynamic organisation with national reach and influence. We are passionate about making a real difference to our communities, ensuring our customers are proud of where they live. We are a long-term sustainable business and make profit for a purpose in order to re-invest in our services and to build much needed new homes. 
How to apply
To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need.  If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Jennifer Cole at Retinue Solutions, on 0203 837 7880 or via email on

Advert Closes – Monday 1 October 2018
We are one of the UK’s leading housing groups providing high quality, good value homes to over 100,000 customers across the Midlands, the East and South East.
We are a developing housing association that owns and manages 42,000 homes and builds 2,000 new homes every year.
Our customers are at the centre of everything we do. We provide all sorts of homes for all sorts of people and our innovative approach empowers every one of them to grow and flourish.
We are commercially driven. The more profit we make, the more we invest into the communities that we work for, improving services and playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.
We empower our employees and enable people from every background to achieve their career ambitions by giving them the support, benefits, training and environment they need to thrive at work and in life.
We are Orbit.
Sector: Property and Housing
Education: N/A
Driving License: Full UK Licence
Extra info:
Regional Operations Manager (Construction) 2018.pdf

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