Construction Director


As Construction Director, you will be responsible for overseeing the construction operations across Shanly Homes and driving our commitment to quality and customer focus.

We are a privately-owned, award-winning regional housebuilder developing bespoke, high-end properties in and around the home counties from Surrey to Buckinghamshire.

This role reports directly to the regional Managing Director, working from our Beaconsfield office when not visiting our projects.

What you'll be doing

  • Provide clear leadership and direction to the construction team, overseeing the planning, scheduling and execution of all projects.
  • Monitor project progress, identifying risks and opportunities, implementing corrective actions as needed to ensure target dates are achieved.
  • Ensure that all health and safety regulations and protocols are adhered to at all times.
  • Collaborate with all department across the region to ensure construction considerations are incorporated into decision-making processes.
  • Ensure that high-quality standards are followed by all teams with robust quality control measures and systems in place for adherence to specifications, regulations and customer expectations.
  • Drive excellence and improvement in our practices through regular audits and inspections.
  • Keep up to date with industry changes from a regulatory perspective as well as trends and latest developments.
  • Engage with teams to ensure that any regulatory changes or developments are planned for, implemented and reviewed.

About you

We're looking for a Construction Director with:

  • Proven experience working at a Director level within the house building industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple project teams.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of existing and emerging legislation across the housebuilding sector.
  • Experience of effectively leading, developing and motivating a team.
  • Adept at recognising problems and effectively resolving them.
  • Strong team player across all teams and divisions.
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels and with all parties.
  • Valid driver's license and vehicle with willingness to travel to project sites as needed.

What we offer in return

  • Friendly, supportive team and a welcoming culture
  • Impressive, modern office space providing an enjoyable space to work from
  • Located in beautiful Beaconsfield Old Town, close to many cafés, restaurants and a Tesco Express
  • A privately-owned business with all the benefits of a financially strong company that has stood the test of time
  • Competitive salary and car allowance
  • Discretionary annual and long-term bonus schemes
  • Annual leave starting at 25 days to a max of 30 days
  • BUPA cover
  • Enhanced pension scheme through salary exchange
  • Free life assurance
  • Many wellbeing benefits - a cycle to work scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme, free weekly fitness sessions
  • Discount scheme with savings across a range of sectors
  • Social events throughout the year.

Shanly Group is an equal opportunities employer.


We will always try to fill our roles directly where we can.

When we need some extra help, we work with selected recruitment agencies who we have agreed fees and terms and conditions in place with. A member of our HR team will directly engage with the recruitment agency, discussing the role requirements and process fully. Candidates should only be put forward to a member of our HR team following this specific instruction.

We will not pay any fee to agencies who submit a speculative and unsolicited CV to any of our employees and without the agency having received a specific instruction from the HR team. In this instance, we reserve the right to contact the candidate directly without incurring any agency fee.

Speculative or unsolicited candidate and/or CV submission to Shanly Homes Limited, Sorbon Estates Limited and all associated, subsidiary, holding, related or connected companies will be seen as evidence of full acceptance of this policy.



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Grow with us

Shanly Group is passionate about investing in young people.

Be it via the support we provide through our charitable arm, the Shanly Foundation, or via our employment and training initiatives, we remain committed to attracting youngsters to the various professions within the construction industry.

We facilitate work experience opportunities and engage with our local schools through attendance at careers fairs and we work with schools to deliver on-site visits.

We also provide careers support to local children by taking part in mock interviews and giving advice on how to write an effective CV.

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