14th August 2023

Ten Reasons Why Over 300 Women Work at Axis

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  1. Sky’s the limit: There is no glass ceiling at Axis – hard work will take you to the top!
  2. Be anything you want to be: Quantity Surveyor, Site Manager, Commercial Manager, Operations Director or office-based – there’s a role here for you.
  3. We’ll train and develop you: Axis will provide you with the rungs to get you to the top you whatever ladder you want to climb.
  4. We are Family Friendly: Flexible working and WFH options for our office roles to enhance work/life balance.
  5. Our Core Values: Our 8 Core Values foster diversity and respect, harmony, co-operation and openness – we are Many Faces, One Axis.
  6. Axis Women in Construction: Our networking group shares inspiration and experience and encourages more women to join us.
  7. Generous Maternity Pay: Day One Right – full pay for first 6 weeks
  8. Responsible Business: We provide opportunities for everyone to give back to local communities and encourage Axis people to take a volunteer day (with full pay).
  9. Gender Pay Gap: Constantly under scrutiny as we close the gap.
  10. Family Work opportunities: Our apprenticeship schemes are open to family members.

“If you work hard there are always opportunities to climb the ladder” – Sarah Taylor Operations Director

Still wondering? Let’s bust some myths

I don’t want to work in an all-male industry?

Over 30% of our employees are women! Come and join us and lead the way to change industry.

The industry is bad for the environment

Our Sustainability Manager ensures that our waste is recycled – and provides hundreds of other good practices and behaviours to reduce our carbon footprint

It’s dirty and noisy on site

We have plenty of office based jobs in our Business Support division if you don’t fancy site work

“Axis put me through my Quantity Surveying degree and that allowed me to progress to Commercial Manager. Axis will give you all the opportunities you need” – Fiona O Shea, Commercial Manager

Want to know more about working at Axis? Click here 

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