Trainee Site Manager - Degree Apprenticeship
East Croydon, South London (with travel across London and the Home Counties)Who Is Walter Lilly?
Walter Lilly is a premier provider of construction and maintenance services for luxurious residential homes, iconic landmark and heritage buildings, and state-of-the-art science and higher education facilities across London and the Home Counties.This year, the Company celebrates its 100th anniversary since our establishment in 1924.Boasting an impressive track record of unique projects developed over the last century, we work with industry-leading architects, engineers, interior designers, and highly skilled tradespeople on a portfolio ranging from the UK's most recognisable listed attractions to cutting-edge contemporary structures.We are looking for a Trainee Site Manager to join us as an apprenticeship from September 2024.The Benefits
- £15,000 per annum starting salary with regular reviews throughout the course- A laptop and mobile phone which you can use for your studies- Walter Lilly branded clothing and all PPE- Full payment of your course fees with a yearly contribution towards reading materials- Yearly discretionary performance bonus in December- Reimbursement of reasonable travel expenses from your home to work and place of study- 26 days' annual leave per annum increasing with service plus Bank Holidays- Two paid volunteering days per annum- Private medical insurance, personal accident cover- Pension scheme (up to 10% employer contribution)- High-quality training and continuous personal development opportunities- Reimbursement of fees for one relevant professional body membership- Flexible and hybrid working patterns where appropriate- Fresh fruit, a monthly team meal, social events, and long service rewards- Cycle to work and electric car leasing schemesThe Culture
At Walter Lilly, we work with each other and our clients in the spirit of collaboration. We recognise the expertise of those who have been with us for many years whilst investing in the next generation of rising industry stars, combining invaluable experience with fresh, innovative thinking.We are an Equal Opportunities Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported to reach their full potential. We strive to create a culture where employees can bring themselves to work in line with our core values of integrity, honesty, and fairness.Walter Lilly is committed to looking after its people and offers a range of health-related benefits, including wellbeing days, an Employee Assistance Programme and support from in-house trained Mental Health First Aiders. We are also passionate about improving the local communities in which we operate, targeting tangible social value outcomes that make a meaningful difference to everyday lives and the environment.The Role
The role of a Trainee Site Manager requires the person to:- Learn how to lead by example in alignment with the core values of Walter Lilly- Successfully progress and obtain an appropriate academic qualification, with a high level of attendance- Supplement any external learning courses with experience gained on-site- Work collaboratively, with an emphasis on integration and teamwork, across all departments in conjunction with the inter-departmental integration of activities scheduled- Assist team members with the day-to-day running of the site- Provide support to the key disciplines, including management of subcontractors, checking of quality, understanding and monitoring of the Health, Safety and Environmental Plan- Developing an understanding of the specific contract terms and conditions- Comply with the business processes as defined within the Business Management System (BMS)About You
To be considered as a Trainee Site Manager, you will need to:- Meet the academic requirements of the course- Demonstrate competency at a Level 2 standard in English and maths and be able to provide a copy of the original certificate of achievement- Previous experience working in the construction industry, even if only work experience (desirable)- Act professionally, fairly and reasonably at all times, including whilst at college or university- Appreciation of time management and working to deadlines- Be a team player and understand the roles and responsibilities of all team members- Organised, with the ability to maintain accurate records- An appropriate level of IT competency, particularly in Microsoft Excel- Attention to detail- To be self-motivated- Willing to learn and ask questions- Good communication skills and ability to convey information to people in a clear and concise manner- Good numeracy skills and mathematical understanding- Ability to obtain the necessary health and safety qualifications required for the role- Ability to patiently learn and develop- Commitment to achieving a long-term goalHow to Apply
So, if your skill set matches the above and the prospect of helping deliver some of the country's finest projects appeals to you, please reach out via the button shown.Applications will close on Sunday, 3 March at 23:59 with interviews scheduled at our Head Office in East Croydon on 21 - 22 March 2024.Your application will be processed by Walter Lilly.