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Careers

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We deliver exceptional interior fit-out and construction projects for our clients UK-wide and have developed long-term relationships with a broad range of clients in the leisure, retail and commercial sectors by achieving project deadlines, driving innovative construction solutions, demonstrating best value and ensuring our high standards of workmanship are never compromised.

In order to support our continued business growth we are expanding our team.

 

We have an experienced team with a strong work ethic who thrive on the dynamic nature of our projects. We expect a lot from our staff and we reward and progress excellence and ambition.

If you want a position where you're encouraged to succeed, work with fantastic people, and where you can be part of a company dedicated to making a difference, then check out our latest vacancies and take the first step to joining our team.

Contracts Manager

Our contracts managers direct pre-contract preparations, assignments and delivery of construction and fit-out projects; providing leadership, technical guidance, programming, financial monitoring and contract control. 

The position demands a commercial mindset, careful attention to detail and involves reaching out and building long-term productive relationships with clients, subcontractors and the extended DDI team.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience of managing projects, construction methods, HSE and technology including materials.

  • Good working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, design management, programme and risk management and cost control, including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting.

  • Experience of pre-qualification and tendering processes for a number of multi-disciplined projects.

  • Excellent people management skills with the ability to influence and mentor.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to call, connect and interact with customers, suppliers and partners.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Fast Track and Lean Construction experience will be valuable.

  • Problem solving, analytical thinking and time management skills are essential.

We welcome applications from established contracts managers and site managers who have the ambition and drive to take their career to the next level.

Above all else, we value practical experience operating fast track projects in the leisure and retail sectors.

Location: primarily based at our head office in Dorset

Interested?

Site Manager

Our Site Managers are critical to our success. They are the main site contact for the contracts manager, clients, subcontractors and other trades. They have a can-do attitude, are personable but disciplined and enjoy the dynamic nature of our construction and fit-out projects which are typically multi-disciplined and fast-track.

The position demands a commercial mindset, careful attention to detail and involves reaching out and building long-term productive relationships with clients, subcontractors and the extended DDI team.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience of managing projects, construction methods, HSE and technology including materials.

  • A solid understanding of building codes, mechanical codes, electrical codes, plumbing codes as they relate to construction and fit-out projects.

  • A commercial approach to site management, with the ability to identify cost savings and understand budget issues.

  • Key skills in setting out and coordination.

  • A good eye for detail be quality-driven.

  • Excellent people management skills with the ability to instruct staff, deal with difficult staffing situations and maintain a productive, disciplined and positive working environment.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Fast Track and Lean Construction experience will be valuable.

  • Problem solving, analytical thinking and time management skills are essential.

We welcome applications from project managers and site managers who have the ambition and drive to take their career to the next level.

Above all else, we value practical experience operating fast track projects in the leisure and retail sectors.

Location: UK-wide assignments

Interested?

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We never settle. In everything we do we explore, innovate and improve to exceed the expectations of our clients and our industry.

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