Building Manager

Wakefield  ‐ Onsite
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Building Manager Opportunity


Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm

Competitive salary + Benefits

At West Yorkshire Windows, we strive to be the most customer-focused window and conservatory installation company in the region. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service to our customers at every stage of their journey with us. We are seeking an experienced Building Manager to join our forward-thinking company. This customer-facing role is integral to our operations, offering variety and the opportunity to promote and protect our top-quality products and brand.

Standard working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm. A competitive salary, free parking, and a company pension scheme are offered.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Arrange pre-construction visits to explain the building process to customers.
  • Oversee test digs, conduct final base checks post-build, photograph, and sign off as satisfactory.  Operating area will be from North Yorkshire to south Nottingham and Leicestershire.
  • Identify potential site issues before construction starts and provide cost effective solutions that meet the customers and company requirements.
  • Manage several teams of builders, ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation, relevant insurances and qualifications, and maintaining the highest building standards.
  • Investigate and resolve unforeseen onsite issues, coordinating solutions with subcontractors and liaising with customers and in-house quantity surveyors.
  • Assist the Installation department in resolving onsite problems and maintaining quality.
  • Schedule inspection and follow-up appointments to resolve building issues.
  • Provide quality control reports to the installation department and database.
  • Ensure the site is left tidy, with no additional work needed for the customer.
  • Handle trade’s remedial works and allocate tenders alongside the Contracts Manager.
  • Ensure all required information is issued for projects under building regulation and facilitate necessary site visits by JHAI.

Person Attributes:

  • Previous experience in construction and building, with a sound knowledge of current building regulations.
  • Proficiency and positive approach to the use of IT, and with training, the ability to learn and embrace new software.
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical drawings.
  • Extensive knowledge of surveying and building.
  • Excellent planning, organisational, and project management skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills, focusing on budget achievement and profitability.
  • Effective problem-solving and commercial acumen.
  • Strong communication and people management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Team player with initiative and a positive “can-do” attitude.
  • Clean driving licence and willingness to travel.


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