How it works

All you need to know about Pride in the Job

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The Pride in the Job competition cycle takes place over 18 months with judging beginning in July each year. Every site manager managing a site registered for NHBC Buildmark is automatically entered. There are no entry fees or forms.

Quality Award winners are announced in June with Regional Events commencing every September running until the end of November. The Regional Award winners from every region then compete to win the national Supreme Awards in January.

The competition covers England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man and is open to businesses of all sizes. The categories are: small builder, medium builder, multi-storey, high-rise and large builder.

What does winning a Pride in the Job award mean?

We know how much this competition means, whether it’s targeting your first Quality Award or pushing for a Supreme Award. House building is a team effort, but the calibre of the site manager has the most influence on the quality of the completed home.

Winning site managers demonstrate incredible dedication, passion, commitment and leadership to produce homes of exceptional quality. The judges look for that spark of magic that turns a good site manager into a true great.

How you're judged

Advice from a Supreme Award judge

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Meet the winners

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