Bill - Land and Planning Director

CALA Homes (North Home Counties) Ltd

CALA Homes | Careers in the housebuilding industryHow long have you worked at CALA?: 3 years

What does your job entail?: I am a member of the Regional Board of Management and I am responsible for managing the team that identify, acquire new land and gaining planning permissions for the region.

What is your favourite thing about your job?: The most enjoyable part of working in the land and planning department is creating a vision for a development opportunity and see it realised into the high quality homes and communities we build which will be around for years to come.

What achievement are you most proud of since joining CALA?: Being part of a new region that has expanded into a flourishing team with a great future ahead of us.

What advice would you give to someone thinking about a career in housebuilding?: The House building industry offers a multitude of different opportunities and rewards to so many people from working in the office to site management there are many roles which require different skill sets and it is about finding the right one that is suitable for you. There is no perfect Degree or course that can teach you what you will learn “working on the job” it is about having the right attitude and desire to make a difference. This can do attitude and the opportunities the industry present will allow you to build a purposeful, dynamic and rewarding career in the industry.