Head Of Construction

Cavanna Homes
Torquay, Devon
08 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Who we are

Cavanna Homes is a family owned business established in the 1923. Our aim is to become the most admired regional house builder in the South West. We strive to achieve this through our product design, innovation and build quality whilst maintaining the trust and respect of our customers and the local communities around our developments. We aim to be a company whose employees, shareholders, customers, business partners and the community can be proud to be associated with.

At Cavanna, everyone lives by ‘The Cavanna Way’. This is our set of values that defines who we are as a team and how we behave – ‘Customer Focused’, ‘Integrity’, ‘Socially Engaged’, ‘Reputable’, ‘Successful’ and ‘Safe’. If you believe these values match your own, then we’d love to hear from you.


About the role

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our successful family owned business and drive forward our amazing reputation for achieving high standards and delivering exceptional service.

Playing a key leadership role within our hardworking and friendly environment, you’ll be critical to what we do and enable us to continue providing outstanding homes across the West Country.

So, if you share our passion for delivering exceptional service and are seeking your next step within the house building sector, this is the role for you.

Reporting directly to the Operations Director you will be responsible for looking after a number of sites that will differ in size, complexity and challenges.

You will lead and manage the Construction Department to ensure delivery of its responsibilities and targets whilst ensuring that Health and Safety is enforced at all times. You will be responsible for all members of staff and subcontract personnel allocated to you and the safety of all members of the public that attend on the projects under your control.

All applicants must be prepared to travel to various sites throughout the South West as required.


What you'll get in return

– Competitive salary
– Discretionary annual bonus
– Company contribution pension scheme
– Healthcare
– Life assurance
– Cycle to work scheme
– Up to five weeks’ holiday
– The opportunity to purchase additional holiday