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Careers

Why join our team?

Developing a successful team doesn’t come easy, but at Horizon Construction we believe we have something rather special and unique. The company’s reputation for delivering exceptional construction projects is defined by the talent, personalities, diversity and commitment within its team across all areas of the business. 

A career at Horizon Construction Group means being part of a collaborative team which goes the extra mile to ensure each other is supported to achieve their goals and deliver high-quality services to its clients. You’ll be working with some of the brightest minds in the industry, across a wide range of areas, and will be able to further your career aspirations through a structured personal development programme.

Within a friendly and professional environment, there’s a culture that enables everyone to achieve their true potential. From the very start, focussed on the company values, you’ll be encouraged to lead: to lead with your expertise, to lead on your personal development and to lead by inspiring others (e.g. colleagues, clients and other interested parties).

Horizon Construction Group is an equal opportunity employer and proud of a diverse and inclusive workplace. We recognise that the mental well-being of our staff is as important as their physical well-being, so we aim to provide a safe, healthy and enjoyable environment for all, wherever they are working.

How do we support your career?

Horizon Construction Group actively promotes a learning culture across the company, where staff support and learn from each other to further their knowledge and understanding of practices and principles involved within their role, the construction industry and delivering continuously improving services to clients.    

Through a structured, regularly reviewed personal development programme there will be training opportunities for developing new skills, as well as enhancing existing ones, and progressing within the company. You’ll also benefit from the company’s involvement in a broad range of construction areas and specialisms.

All staff are also encouraged to play an active role in the development of the company and to shape its future. The company has an open-style of management where managers, senior management, directors are accessible and approachable at all levels.

Horizon Construction Group recognises the importance of investing in its people to support their career aspirations. It offers a programme which supports existing staff, management trainees and apprenticeships in structured training/educational courses or work-based learning qualifications. This includes academic, vocational and distance learning courses.

We invest in our people and provide a strong benefits package, which includes:

  • 24 days of holiday, plus bank holidays and December holiday shut down
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Highly competitive maternity and paternity package
  • Private medical insurance
  • Sponsorship of education schemes (on approval)
  • Continuous on the job training and development
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme

Current vacancies

We have the following job vacancies:

Even when we have no job vacancies, we invite you to email your CV to us so it can be considered when any new opportunities arise. By sending your CV, you agree to our privacy policy for the processing and care of your personal information.

STRICTLY NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES – APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

There are currently no job vacancies, however, we invite you to email your CV to us so it can be considered when any new opportunities arise. By sending your CV, you agree to our privacy policy for the processing and care of your personal information.

Job vacancy: Contracts Manager

Status: Not active / Position filled

We are looking for a talented construction professional who is driven to achieve high standards, experienced and customer-focused. You may already be a contracts manager or looking for the next step in your construction career.

STRICTLY NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES – APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Job title: Contracts Manager
Type: Full-time
Location: East Anglia and South East
Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Key responsibilities

  • Assist in key sub-contractor appointments, liaise closely with the commercial team and chair pre-start meetings.
  • Populate procurement schedule with key dates in accordance with the contract programme.
  • Produce and manage the contract programme and short-term updates using Microsoft Project.
  • Produce Construction Phase H&S Plan in accordance with pre-construction information.
  • Oversee and manage timely collation and approval of project RAMS.
  • Manage the required design elements and consultants to ensure key milestones for delivery are met.
  • Ensure all CVIs and RFIs are tracked and monitored.
  • Oversee the daily roles and responsibilities of the site management team to ensure compliance.
  • Monitor drawing changes and ensure formal issue to trades/consultants, as necessary.
  • Manage all works and duties in accordance with the company operational procedures.
  • Identify, report and resolve any specific project issues, challenges or problems.
  • Assume overall project responsibility for Health and Safety and ensure others are meeting company and statutory standards.
  • Assume overall responsibility for delivery and checking of quality.
  • Chair monthly client site meetings and produce the principal contractor monthly report.
  • Produce monthly major contract reports in agreed format for presentation to Construction Manager and Directors.
  • Regular liaison with the Construction Manager/Director.

Key requirements

  • 10+ years of construction experience is essential, including the role as a senior site manager, project manager or contracts manager.
  • Experience of working on projects ranging from £2m to £8m over multiple sites.
  • Design and Build experience is essential – includes the ability to manage the design process from contract award to completion of any defects.
  • Experience of leading and implementing a broad range of construction projects, managing contracts and ensuring service performance.
  • Experience of managing and leading project teams, including consultant services.
  • A good understanding of modern construction techniques, including fit-out trades, structures and cladding systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, self-motivated and customer-focused.
  • An eye for detail and understanding the expected standards to be delivered and for quality checking.
  • Commercial acumen and understanding.
  • Must be numerate with good IT skills.

To apply for this role, please email us your CV using the button below. Please also email us with any questions you may have. By sending your enquiry and CV, you agree to our privacy policy for the processing and care of your personal information.

Job vacancy: Site Manager

Status: Not active / Position filled

We are seeking an additional Site Manager who is driven to achieve high standards, experienced and customer-focused to join our successful team.

STRICTLY NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES – APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Job title: Site Manager
Type: Full-time
Location: East Anglia and South East
Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing a construction site, which includes endeavouring to deliver the project on time, to the highest levels of quality and within budget and ensuring compliance with health and safety standards and regulations.
  • Maintain all records for the construction site, which include the daily diary, weekly labour timesheets, control and return of plant, materials and goods, project progress photos, site inductions and health and safety.
  • Control and monitor the use of all resources, including sub-contractors, to minimise costs and to maximise efficiency.
  • Ensure all health and safety procedures, documentation and audits are completed correctly in a time efficient manner.
  • Identify the need for risk assessments / safe systems of work and implement on the construction site.
  • Carryout toolbox talks with all construction site personnel and maintain records of talks.
  • People and stakeholder management.
  • Identify and resolve any issues, challenges or problems.
  • Schedule set-up requirements for construction site, including the ordering of facilities in accordance with the PMP.
  • Work alongside and report daily to the appointed Contracts Manager.
  • Control of quality and compliance of works against specification and drawings.
  • Scheduling and ordering of materials to ensure programme continuity is maintained.
  • Carry out health and safety checks of sub-contractors – pre-start and during the running of the works – using company format schedules.
  • Co-ordinate sub-contractors on a daily/weekly basis to ensure continuity and the programme is maintained.
  • Ensure adequate security is adopted and maintained for the construction site.
  • Ensure the construction site is kept tidy and operates to high standards.

Key requirements

  • 5+ years of construction experience is essential.
  • Experience of leading and implementing a broad range of construction projects, managing supplier contracts and ensuring service performance.
  • Residential and commercial experience.
  • Experience of managing and leading a team.
  • A good understanding of modern construction techniques, including fit-out trades, structures and cladding systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, self-motivated and customer-focused.
  • An eye for detail and understanding the expected standards to be delivered and quality checking.
  • Commercial acumen and understanding.
  • Must be numerate with good IT skills.

To apply for this role, please email us your CV using the button below. Please also email us with any questions you may have. By sending your enquiry and CV, you agree to our privacy policy for the processing and care of your personal information.

Job vacancy: Working Foreman / Site Manager

We are delighted to offer the role of Working Foreman / Site Manager. The ideal candidate will have both management and practical experience. They will also be driven to achieve the highest of standards and deliver the very best customer service.

STRICTLY NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES – APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Job title: Working Foreman / Site Manager
Type: Full-time
Location: East Anglia and South East
Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing a construction site, which includes endeavouring to deliver the project on time, to the highest levels of quality and within budget.
  • Maintain all records for the construction site, which include the daily diary, weekly labour timesheets, control and return of plant, materials and goods, project progress photos, site inductions and health and safety.
  • Ensure all health and safety procedures, documentation and audits are completed correctly in a time-efficient manner.
  • Carry out toolbox talks with all construction site personnel and maintain records of talks.
  • Identify problems and seek advice from the project team.
  • Work alongside and take direction from the appointed contracts manager.
  • Control of quality and compliance of works against specification and drawings.
  • Co-ordinate sub-contractors on a daily/weekly basis.
  • Ensure adequate security is adopted and maintained for the construction site.
  • Assist in ensuring the construction site is kept tidy and operates to high standards.
  • Assist directly appointed trades, which are likely to include groundworks, carpentry and general building works.
  • Carry out simple building tasks on a daily basis, as required, whilst maintain site management responsibilities.
  • Receive and manage material and plant deliveries.

Key requirements

  • 5+ years of construction experience is essential.
  • Residential and commercial experience on projects up to a value of £1m.
  • A good understanding of modern construction techniques, including fit-out trades and structures.
  • Excellent communication skills, self-motivated and customer-focused.
  • An eye for detail and understanding the expected standards to be delivered and quality checking.
  • An understanding of IT skills will be beneficial.

To apply for this role, please email us your CV using the button below. Please also email us with any questions you may have. By sending your enquiry and CV, you agree to our privacy policy for the processing and care of your personal information.

Job vacancy: Assistant/Trainee Site Manager

Status: Active

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an assistant or trainee site manager. We are looking for someone, whether a newly qualified construction graduate or who has 2+ years of experience, with a desire to succeed and become an integral part of delivering exceptional construction solutions to our clients. You will be supported in your role and every step of your development by colleagues with extensive knowledge and experience across a broad range of construction sectors.

STRICTLY NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES – APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Job title: Assistant/Trainee Site Manager
Type: Full-time
Location: East Anglia and South East
Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Key responsibilities

  • Reporting and daily assistance to the appointed site manager or project manager.
  • Review construction works in progress and to raise defects using the company’s quality control procedures.
  • Provide first aid cover and responsibility to the construction site under your control and any other sites upon request.
  • To adopt and use the company’s standard documents as directed.
  • Assume responsibility for site security, including opening and locking of the site.
  • Manage site diary entries and recording of daily activities, photographs, attendees and visitors.
  • Assist in the site’s personnel safety inductions.
  • Monitoring of Health and Safety on the site.
  • Understanding of the site’s programme and working with the site manager to deliver to expectation. 
  • Ensure the construction site is kept tidy and operates to high standards.
  • Assist in delivery and recording of Safety Toolbox Talks.

Key requirements

  • Keen, enthusiastic and willing to learn.
  • Desire to progress within the industry and potentially gain further relevant qualifications.
  • Role would suit a recently qualified construction graduate or an individual with 2+ years of construction experience.
  • An eye for detail and understanding the expected standards to be delivered and quality checking.
  • Commercial acumen and understanding.
  • Must be numerate with good IT skills.

To apply for this role, please email us your CV using the button below. Please also email us with any questions you may have. By sending your enquiry and CV, you agree to our privacy policy for the processing and care of your personal information.