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Site Manager

Our Site managers manage a small team of Riva personnel and co-ordinate all the subcontracted trades. Responsibility is for ensuring the construction process is safe; that build quality, workmanship and environmental standards are consistently high and homes are completed on time and to pre-determined cost.

Riva Site managers have an excellent track record in achieving NHBC Pride in the job awards and we are renowned for delivering high standards of customer service.

Key Responsibilities

  • To comply with the Riva Homes Build Policy and Procedures.
  • Supervise and co-ordinate staff, Sub-Contractors, material suppliers and Utility providers to ensure an efficient method of build to the required build quality and build programme.
  • Scheduling work to be carried out to ensure production targets are achieved and high quality of product is maintained.
  • Ensure that production targets are met whilst producing the highest quality of product and ensuring costs are kept within budget.
  • Effective daily use of appropriate company Information Systems and databases.
  • Comply with Site Managers responsibilities as laid down in the companies Health, Safety & Environment Policy and complete the relevant documentation on a weekly/monthly basis.
  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.
  • Liaise with Sales department and customers to ensure the highest possible Customer Care performance/ satisfaction and complete all relevant inspections and documentation.
  • Direct liaison with Sales, Technical and Commercial departments ensuring that up to date records of all site activities are retained, thereby achieving cost/quality control; and report on the same to Contracts Managers/Construction Director.
  • Lead, motivate, communicate with, develop, appraise and performance manage staff to ensure staff are fully motivated to achieve best performance to meet the company’s needs.
  • Contribute to improving the business, protecting and enhancing the reputation of the company, by putting forward new ideas and, when requested to do so, implementing change.

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Commercial Manager - Buyer

If you’re looking for a role that will stretch you, join Riva, a company that is pushing the boundaries of house building. We’re designing energy-efficient homes, innovating across a huge range of urban and rural sites, and delivering the highest quality for the most attractive price. It calls for a commercial and imaginative mind. And it will give you the professional challenges you’re looking for.

Delivering high quality homes at best value calls for creativity as well as commercial flair. You’ll inspire best practice and performance throughout the company, support the companies Directors and make sure cost appraisals are accurate, feasibility analysis is thorough, and site costs and budgets are closely monitored.

It’s a business- critical role. To make your mark, you’ll need to be an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor or Commercial Director who has managed costs on large, complex projects and has proven negotiating flair. Skilled at interpreting data and familiar with project management/payment and valuation software, you’ll be quick to spot commercial opportunities. Just as an important, you’ll enjoy looking at problems from different angles in order to find the best solution.

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