The Weston Group, incorporating Weston Homes, Weston Business Centres and Stansted Environmental Services among other subsidiary companies is an independent housing developer formed in 1987 by Chairman Bob Weston. The Weston Group is looking to recruit an Apprentice to the current Chairman and is seeking an energetic, highly capable individual to shadow,observe and learn from Bob Weston, with the aim of becoming a skilled, knowledgeable and high performing leader of the future in this successful, award winning Company.
The Person: This highly motivated individual will need to have excellent communication skills to ensure they are able to work alongside Bob and independently within this key role. The successful candidate will have some experience of managing teams and ideally some knowledge of the residential house building industry.
The Role: To fully understand and gain knowledge of the operational elements involved in the business. To help identify the long range objectives of the Company and oversee their implementation.
The Skills: Strong business and commercial acumen - Excellent communication and IT skills -Negotiation skills - Creative and innovative thinking - Financial control, including the ability to understand budgets, analyse financial statements, accounting issues and reporting requirements.
Qualifications & Experience: Previous experience in a management or team leading role - a high level of both written and oral communication skills - the ability to build internal/external relationships and be able to deal with and resolve conflict.
This is an exciting opportunity to take an active role within a hugely successful, established Company based in Takeley, Essex (near Stansted Airport) and to fast-track in business strategy and entrepreneurial thinking. The successful candidate will receive a generous benefits package.
To apply please forward your CV together with a covering letter detailing how you believe you meet the criteria above to our HR team email: firstname.lastname@example.org by 30th November 2012