David Wilson Homes South Midlands has promoted a new Senior Buyer at its Northamptonshire-based head office.
Julie Barnes (54) works across Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire and is enjoying her new role with the developer.
David Wilson Homes South Midlands actively encourages those from all walks in life to consider a career in housebuilding. The developers diversity and inclusion policy states that it values everyone for who they are and the unique contribution that they bring to customer, colleagues and the wider community.
She said: “David Wilson Homes South Midlands is a fantastic place to work. Everyone is given the same, great opportunities to develop their potential and the benefits package is available to everyone.
“I always feel supported and valued as a member of the team for the division.”
Day to day, as a Senior Buyer, Julie could be doing a variety of things including scheduling and placing material and plant orders, ensuring budgets aren’t exceeded and checking architects’ drawings for compliance with specifications.
She said: “My responsibilities include supporting site staff, placing orders for materials and subcontractors, assisting the Finance Department to get invoices paid in good time and liaising with Surveyors to ensure that the Commercial team can deliver the best possible homes at the best possible cost.
“The role involves a lot of contact with other team members within the division to make sure that we are on the same page.
“I enjoy working in the Buying Department and helping other members of the team to realise their full potential. In the future I would like to continue progressing in my current position and I would like to remain at David Wilson Homes South Midlands.”
David Wilson Homes South Midlands are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want, with a new diversity team and strategy at the forefront of change.
The developer aims to build without barriers and lead the future of housebuilding encouraging people from all walks in life to consider a future in the industry.
Some roles within the industry include:
Based out on site – Electricians, Plasterers, Engineers, Fork-lift Driver, Scaffolders, Bricklayers, Site Manager, Contracts Manager
Based at Head Office – Architectural Technician, Surveyors, Land and Planning Managers, Estimator, Buyer, Finance Administrator
For more information about any David Wilson Homes developments in the area, visit the website at www.dwh.co.uk or call the sales line on 033 3355 8486.