Managing Director - Stockton on Tees

Date added: Wednesday, 03 January 2018
Closing date: Friday, 26 January 2018
Regional office: North Yorkshire
Location: Stockton on Tees
Job Type: Other
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Managing Director


Fantastic opportunity to lead Taylor Wimpey North Yorkshire based in Stockton on Tees, ensuring that short and long term targets are achieved and business operations support the Taylor Wimpey Business Strategy.


The Role:

         Business Performance & Growth

  • Effectively manage the business unit to achieve the financial and non-financial targets agreed; ensuring decisions are taken in the best interest of the group.

  • Critically assess, acquire and develop land opportunities to ensure a sufficient pipeline to achieve divisional growth plans.


    Leadership and Culture

  • Provide strong and inspiring leadership across the business unit.

  • Drive employee engagement through a collaborative and empowering leadership approach.

  • Drive sustainable performance through active ownership of the talent and performance management agenda for the business unit.

  • Develop high performance teams by ensuring the recruitment, development and retention of high potential people within leadership roles.


    Operational Excellence

  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the business unit ensuring practises and processes are regularly reviewed, enhanced and optimised.

  • Maintain a close working relationship across the business unit by regularly undertaking site visits.

  • Ensure all current and new H&S standards are adopted and actively maintained in line with our strategic goals and regulations, and that all employees remain safe at all times.

  • Ensure awareness of political, industry related and environmental developments which may impact TW.


    Customer Delivery

  • Embed and drive a customer focused culture by driving sustainable improvements and sharing best practises as a consequence of customer feedback and insight.

  • Drive a continuous improvement culture which improves the customer experience and responds to consumer trends locally.

The Person:

  • Experience of stakeholder engagement and building community contacts   

  • Effective understanding of at least two operational functions e.g. commercial, production or finance

  • Ability to establish a strategic plan for the business and to deliver it

  • Entrepreneurial skills, breadth of view beyond traditional approaches

  • Strong networker, totally committed to community involvement

  • Land acquisition knowledge

  • High standard of financial literacy & analytical skills , in particular of  financial returns

The Company:


Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales.


Our vision is to become the UK’s leading residential developer for creating value and delivering quality. We build over 10,000 homes each year, from one-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom houses all across the country.


Our people are passionate about the house building industry and about our customers. Culturally we pride ourselves in having a diverse work force with an opportunity to grow a career in a variety of environments. We look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in so if you are looking to join a thriving company going through an exciting period then please get in touch.


Internal candidates – Please inform your line manager before applying