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Working at Countryside

Working at Countryside

As a new home builder, we are passionate about creating places people love. The same goes for creating environments where our people love working, are encouraged to reach their full potential, and have the support they need to excel.

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A wide range of roles

If you’re new to the industry, you might be surprised by how varied the roles are that ensure the smooth running of day-to-day business of house building.

For those just starting out, we offer both a Trainee Programme and a Graduate Programme, which you can find out more about here

We are also always on the lookout for skilled professionals, whatever your experience or background may be, there’s an opportunity to succeed at Countryside. You can find our available roles here, or you can register your interest to be alerted of any future roles that meet your needs.

Our people are our greatest asset. Our teams are passionate, skilled and committed to creating places people love, which we can only do by pulling together as one collaborative, connected team. You can read more about our teams, and the roles we have within them below.

Land, Planning & New Business

Our land team is responsible for finding the best locations to build places people love to live. They cover everything from identifying opportunities to purchase land and negotiating the best prices for it, to carrying out assessments and working with communities. Our Partnerships model means that we bring together a full range of stakeholders including partners, investors, land owners, housing associations, government bodies and the community to identify and develop places people love. We procure land in a variety of ways, so our land teams are diverse in their skillset and as such we offer a wide variety of roles within these teams.

Land, Planning & New Business roles

  • Land Director
  • Associate Land Director
  • Senior Land Manager
  • Land Manager
  • Assistant Land Manager
  • Associate Planning Director
  • Senior Planning Manager
  • Planning Manager
  • Assistant Planning Manager
  • Land & New Business Director
  • Associate Land & New Business Director
  • Senior Land & New Business Manager
  • Land & New Business Manager
  • Assistant Land & New Business Manager
  • Partnerships Director
  • Partnerships Manager
  • Bid Writer
  • Business Development Manager
  • Market Research Manager
  • Community Liaison Officer
Technical (Design and Engineering)

The technical team are involved in every stage of the building process. Not only are they responsible for designing our high-quality homes, they also produce the layout of our sites and ensure that roads, utility services and open spaces have all been carefully planned out to create places people love to live and communities they can thrive in

Technical roles

  • Technical Director
  • Senior Technical Manager
  • Technical Manager
  • Technical Coordinator
  • Technical Administrator
  • Senior Architectural Technician
  • Architectural Technician
  • Design Manager
  • Layout Designer
  • Engineer
Commercial (Quantity Surveying, Estimating & Buying)

It’s down to our commercial team to ensure that costs are under control and that every investment we make delivers the best value for our projects. The team’s responsibilities range from estimates in the planning phase, to purchasing materials and managing the cost of sub-contractor services. They also  keep track of costs throughout a development’s lifecycle to make sure it is built within budget.

Commercial roles

  • Commercial Director
  • Associate Commercial Director
  • Commercial Manager
  • Managing Quantity Surveyor / Buyer / Estimator
  • Senior Quantity Surveyor / Buyer / Estimator
  • Quantity Surveyor / Buyer / Estimator
  • Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Buyer / Estimator
  • Commercial Assistant
  • Materials Controller

Our construction teams sit at the heart of what we do, they make our homes a reality and keep the build process running smoothly. This includes managing our sub-contractors, managing build progress, attending to health and safety matters, monitoring budgets and ensuring that we meet environmental standards. Most importantly though our construction teams deliver high quality homes to our customers, safely

Construction roles

  • Construction Director
  • Associate Construction Director / Head of Construction
  • Senior / Construction Manager
  • Senior / Construction Planner
  • Construction Planner
  • Assistant Construction Planner
  • Project Manager
  • Senior / Site ManagerAssistant Site Manager
  • Skilled Labourer
  • Labourer
  • Forklift Driver
  • Storeperson
  • Gateperson
  • Welfare Operative
Sales & Marketing

Buying a home is a huge investment for most people, so we depend on our Sales & Marketing teams to make the buying process as plain sailing as possible. They oversee the promotion and sales of developments in their regions, showcasing the homes we have for sale and providing all the information a customer needs in order to make an informed decision to buy with us. We also have a bespoke progression team who ensure that the customer is closely guided through the legal progression of their purchase and are clearly communicated with throughout the process, before it is handed over to our inhouse conveyancing team.

Sales & Marketing roles

  • Sales & Marketing Director
  • Senior Sales Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Site Sales Manager
  • Sales Consultant
  • Progression Manager
  • Sales Progressor
  • Sales Coordinator
  • Sales Administrator
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Marketing Assistant
Customer Services

Once a customer purchases their new home, our Customer Service team become their key point of contact. They are on hand to help with any queries or issues a customer may have with their home, whether that’s how to use a new appliance or picking up on any snagging items. This involves working with other teams across the business to resolve any challenges and being sensitive to our customer’s needs.

Customer Service roles

  • Head of Customer Services
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Customer Support Manager
  • Customer Service Coordinator
  • Customer Service Administrator
  • Site Customer Service Manager
  • Customer Service Technician
  • Quality Inspector

A number of our regions build using timber frame, and we have our own manufacturing teams internally who design, manufacture and install our own timber frame systems on our sites. The teams include procurement, finance, design, maintenance, logistics, production and installation, providing a vast range of opportunities.

Manufacturing roles

  • Factory Director
  • Factory Manager
  • Assistant Factory Manager
  • Shift Supervisor
  • Sectional Supervisor
  • Factory Operative
  • Forklift Operative
  • Design Technician
  • Dynamics Analyst
  • Production Planner
  • Dispatch Controller
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Logistics Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Site Installation Supervisor
  • Site Installation Operative
Group Services

There are a wide variety of departments that work behind the scenes to keep the business running smoothly and provide support to our regional teams. To ensure we are at the forefront of the industry we depend on having talented teams in finance, health and safety, people, IT, legal, marketing and more. Work in these departments often tends to be nationally focused and involves strategic decisions and projects.

Group Service teams

  • Legal & Company Secretariat
  • Finance, Tax & Treasury
  • Procurement
  • Health & Safety
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Brand and Communications
  • Sustainability
  • People, Facilities & Fleet
  • IT
  • Audit
  • Technical & Building Safety (Fire)
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Helping you grow

At Countryside, you are part of a team, all pulling together to reach our goals and create a legacy that we can all be proud of. To help you play your part we’ll give you all the support you need. We offer training that’s targeted to your specific needs, performance reviews that help identify your development opportunities, and enhanced people policies that have our people at heart.

Read more about how we develop our people here.

Qualifications and professional accreditation

We’re firm believers that learning doesn’t end when you leave school, college or university. We promote professionalism by encouraging our people to achieve awards and accreditation from the recognised industry bodies such as RICS, RTPI, CIOB, and RIBA.

Staff working at Warley
Graduate on site at Beam Park

Opportunities for all

We’re an equal opportunities employer in every way. When it comes to recruitment, we don’t discriminate. When it comes to helping our people develop, and recognising their achievements, we work hard to make that everyone can fulfil their potential.

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