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We are currently looking for a Retrofit Site Manager to join our Carbon solutions team. As Site Manager you are responsible for providing an excellent service that is safe, effective and efficient in the delivery of a variety of projects and programs across our varying contracts and ensuring that all works are delivered to the high-quality standards that our clients expect from us in an efficient and VFM manner.

As well as this you will be acting as the company’s representation to our clients and their residents, providing effective and efficient communication between the client, residents and our internal project teams. The Site Manager will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships between Contractor and its clients by being open, honest, and transparent.

Core responsibilities involve:

• Supervise and manage onsite retrofit projects.

• Working closely with contractors and suppliers and making sure the project is finished within the allotted budget and timeframe.

• You will also be in charge of making sure that all work is completed in line with the programme of works whilst ensuring highest standards of health & safety are observed and followed.

• Additionally, as a domestic retrofit site manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the installation of energy-efficient measures and ensuring that the building meets sustainability standards.

• The site management of Retrofit Works

• Working with and too Building Control regulations and requirements as well as all other statutory and mandatory regulations/legislation and requirements including best practice.

• Working to drawings and specifications.

• Attend both internal and client meetings representing the business in a professional manner. • Generate, review and achieve programme performance.

• Be organised and proficient in the use of various of ICT systems, regulations, and legislation to the entire building/construction industry as well as H&S and the landlord and tenants act.

• Must be able to adapt and have a willing attitude to work on other departmental work streams for the purpose of team playing and cross covering.

• Involve residents in the overall process and ensure they are aware of current situations.

• Develop effective working relationships with residents, direct labour operatives, sub-contractors, clients, building control and the local fire authority.

• Act as the representative and be the face of the Group.

• Carry out/support the customer liaison officers with resident consultation / engagement and to support the project team in pre-consultation and update meetings.

• Encourage positive relationships between the company and the resident’s ensuring actions are followed up

• Ensure works are installed to PAS2030/MCS requirements.

• Providing clear and concise communication on progress and activity in both technical and clear simple terms

• Convey accurate information both to residents and from residents to the project team. • Take ownership and deal with customer/resident complaints through to completion and sharing lessons learnt with the project team and senior management team.

• Strong negotiation and being able to deliver your point in a professional manner and treating others with respect.

• Updating systems to ensure that all documents relating to your role are saved and ready for auditing in strict accordance with company procedures.

• Control project execution plans and delivery structured updates to the client.

• Manage, review and monitor risk, program, plant, quality, cost.

• Promote and follow good Project governance through the policies and procedures laid out by the Group.

• Understand and work within team targets and the clients business plan.

• Liaison with project Retrofit Co-Ordinator to ensure works as compliant.

Skills & Experience:

• A minimum of 5 years previous site management experience

• Sound knowledge of the social housing sector inc planned works programmes and maintenance projects

• Sound knowledge of the Construction industry

• Experience of working in multiple refurbishment project settings/projects

• Sound knowledge of section 20 leaseholder consultation and housing legislation

• Experience of multiple communication between supply chain partners, clients, residents and internal staff

• Experience of delivering successful outcomes to complaints Qualifications:

• A valid SMSTS qualification = E • CSCS card in site management = E

• NVQ level 6 in site management/construction = D

• A recognised building/trade qualification = E

• Asbestos Awareness Certification = E

• Must hold current valid driving license = E

• Recognised qualifications and or work experience regarding Fire Assessment surveying and remedial works = D

This role would suit someone with a Retrofit background looking to work for a growing organisation with exciting future plans

Benefits include: - 25 days holiday + bank holidays - Birthday day off - Pension - And many more..

Location: Bristol, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 30-05-2024
Job ID: 33750

Senior Buyer - Residential

  • Senior Buyer Role on high-quality developments
  • Autonomous position
  • Great company culture and reputation
  • Comprehensive salary and benefits package

The primary role would be the procurement of materials for residential developments across the Southwest.

 

The developments are very high quality and often bespoke to the area they are built within.

 

Previous experience within the housing sector and experience using the COINS software system would be desirable.

 

The successful candidate should also have good skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

 

The role would entail the following:

 

  • Taking off and scheduling materials from drawings and specifications.
  • Sending supplier tender enquiries and analysing them on receipt.
  • Negotiating prices with suppliers.
  • Creating purchase orders using the COINS system.
  • Manage and update the materials price database.
  • Assisting sites with day-to-day plant and materials requirements.
  • Dealing with site or supplier delivery/invoice queries.
  • Check and authorise supplier invoices.
  • Develop supplier relationships.

 

In return, you will be able to get a

 

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus.
  • Company car or car allowance.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising at 1 day per year to a maximum of 30 days.
  • Workplace pension scheme.
  • Life assurance.
  • Optional medical insurance.
  • Flexible working arrangements.

 

 

 

Location: Gloucester, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 13-05-2024
Job ID: 33728

Senior Technical Coordinatorprojects

  • Excellent team in place
  • Secure pipeline of work
  • Good range of local brownfield and greenfield projects
  • Ability to develop and progress
  • Excellent package and benefits

This award-winning developer seeks the appointment of an experienced Technical / Design Coordinator.

 

Working on a complex live project whilst also working on the pre-construction of a new development you will be working with Technical Manager and Project Manager.

The main purpose of the role is to coordinate all design/utility information between external consultants/ our own internal team and  departments ensuring that all approvals/utility quotes are obtained in a timely manner and that high-quality and correct information is issued to other departments.

 

You will also work across section agreements

 

  • Liaise with and advise other departments on technical matters to provide backup and information flow
  • Ensure that all information is available to the construction and other relevant departments to suit the project programme.
  • Liaise with consultants, suppliers, and manufacturers to ensure the preparation of technical support information.
  • Prepare and manage technical budgets and fee trackers to report to commercial monthly as part of the cost to complete.
  • Managing and coordinating planning and technical packages for the relevant submissions
  • Working knowledge of the latest Building Regulations, NHBC and associated legislation connected with the construction industry.
  • The ability to get on with people together with communication skills for dealing with multi-disciplined teams.
  • The ability to recognise problems and deal with them in a speedy and efficient manner.
  • To have the desire to improve their ability and to be proactive and recognise problems.
  • Receive and coordinate utility packages and make recommendations to preferred utility suppliers, these works will also include managing diversions, reinforcements and main supplies with the site team
  • Co-ordinate and ensure compliance of working drawings with Housing Association i.e. DQS, HQI etc
  • Liaise with the Commercial manager, Surveyors and Buyers with regard to any specification changes
  • Ensure coordination of civil engineering packages which include drainage, slab levels, external works, and highways information accords with working drawings and planning drawings but also coordinate with all consultants
  • Ensure that all drawings/details meet with Local Authority / NHBC requirements, Robust details, SAP rating requirements, and Code for Sustainable Homes requirements.
  • Coordinate and liaise with local adopting bodies for S278, S38, S104 and etc, to gain the correct technical approvals to allow works to commence on-site in a timely manner.
  • Apply and manage Building Regulation notices and condition clearance.

This is a great role, which will allow you to expand your experience working within a very accomplished technical team, whilst increasing proejct exposure and being able to move up the career ladder

For more information on this exciting developer and their projects - please call or email in complete confidence.

Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 01-05-2024
Job ID: 33712

Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Local Projects 
  • High-quality work - award-winning
  • Excellent future pipeline
  • Strong Career Potential

This quality-focused,  award-winning developer seeks the appointment of a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor / Quantity Surveyor.

You will work close to the project overseeing 1 live project or 2 medium-sized projects working closely with another Surveyor and Buyer.

This is an exciting opportunity for a QS with residential experience who would like a fresh start with an exciting company which has secured significant investment,

The role will include:

  • To take responsibility, ownership and accountability for the successful management and control of all aspects of the commercial/financial and contractual elements of projects.
  • You will use you experience and skill to control and maximise value and quality in the supply chain
  • This includes ensuring applications and valuations are completed and also ensuring sub-contractors receive prompt payment
  • You will ensure cost reports are managed, completed on time and monitored.
  • Risk and Opportunity Assessment
  • Budget control and management 
  • Liaise with subcontractors to realise progress valuations and costing
  • Assist with cost estimate and future planning of new developments

            
This is a truly unique opportunity and offers a really strong future for someone looking to develop and work with a quality developer with a strong product offering and exciting growth plan.

For more information please call in complete confidence.

 

 

Location: Exeter, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 26-04-2024
Job ID: 33708

Senior Quantity Surveyor (South Wales) 

  • New build - brownfield and greenfield projects
  • Market-leading company 
  • Excellent conditions of employment
  • Solid Pipeline of work locally

Due to ongoing work and new projects on-stream, this leading provider of housing seeks the appointment of a Senior Quantity Surveyor to lead a local major project.

With a strong pipeline of work in the area they are looking to make an additional appointment with the regional commercial team.

You will be ideally based in South Wales the ability to work autonomously with support if required.

Projects are often negotiated working either open-book or under a JCT form of contract.

This is an award-winning builder who can offer a great work environment in a well-established and successful construction team.

Excellent team culture with very low staff turnover and consistent management team.

For more information in complete confidence apply now or email to arrange a callback.

Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: GBP £68,000.00
Salary to: negotiable
Job published: 22-04-2024
Job ID: 33702

 

 

 

ENGINEERING

MANAGER

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Engineering Manager will manage a team of Engineering Consultants to deliver projects, from initial site

identification through to project completion. They will procure working drawings and associated information for

various adoption agreements whilst also managing all external consultants in the production of site design drawings

– including the negotiation and submission of the drawings to the appropriate authorities for speedy and satisfactory

approvals.

Responsible to: Head of Technical / Technical Director

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Lead the coordination of production information for nominated sites to a written programme in order to

ensure a controlled and cost effective finish to the sites.

• Establish and enforce quality and standards in schemes, in order to maintain the good image of the

company.

• Ensure that schemes are designed to Redrow standards and in-line with policies and appropriate legislation,

to meet building, marketing and economic considerations, as well as being competitive and value

engineered.

• Ensure that schemes are produced within required time limits to suit programme deadlines; taking into

account external factors such as local authority planning and highways, drainage undertakers, drainage

boards, service companies, local committees, action groups, resident issues, etc.

• Attend meetings where needed in order to support the delivery of projects and Engineering Consultants in

the fulfilment of their duties.

• Assess future potential developments and produce detailed technical reports following site visits with

appropriate members of the management team to ensure the best cost engineered solution is proposed

for the land.

• Produce engineering site feasibilities as instructed by the Land department, by liaising with Heads of

Department and external authorities and agencies to ensure compliance with the required standards and

business need. This will include assessments of infrastructure, foundations, retaining walls, under build, cut

and fill, etc.

 

 

 

• Encourage feedback from site teams at all points of the build in order to improve the design and

implementation of future schemes to avoid wastage and improve the engineered solutions.

• Comply with all responsibilities as defined in the Group’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy and ensure

compliance with the same throughout the Engineering team.

• Ensure compliance at all times with company policies, procedures and instructions.

• Implement new ideas and methods and continue to seek ways of both improving contribution to the

organisation’s goals and enhancing the reputation of the company.

• Provide support to the Principal Designer to ensure full compliance with the Construction (Design &

Management) regulations.

• Effectively manage the Engineering Design Team (both internally and externally) to ensure that the required

level of proactive and professional service is provided to enable other departments to fulfil their role.

• Lead, motivate, develop, appraise and performance manage the Engineering Team to ensure that they are

fully motivated to achieve best performance and meet the company’s needs.

• Built strong working relationships with site teams and Heads of Departments to ensure that schemes are

constructed as intended.

• Develop good working relationships with local authorities to ensure easy approvals and fast, marketable,

economic house building.

 

THE PERSON

What kind of person are we looking for?

• Self-motivated and able to work effectively and efficiently to meet deadlines.

• Innovative approach to solving problems.

• Capable of managing multiple competing priorities at the same time.

• Meticulous attention to detail.

• Proven experience in the production of value engineering designs.

• Organised in approach, and able to organise others.

• Ability to effectively communicate with people across all departments and levels within the business.

 

These are illustrative duties and the job holder will be expected to become involved in a range of work to

enable the department to respond effectively to the requirements of the Company.

 

Location: Bristol, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: GBP £55,000.00
Salary to: GBP £65,000.00
Job published: 19-04-2024
Job ID: 33697

Technical Coordinator

Salary - £55,000 - £62,000 + Package

Due to progression in the Residential market we have been instructed to source a Technical coordinator to join a growing Developer. With a strong bank balance, this developer is heavily into specialised Partnership schemes either on Land or independant Investors.

The technical coordinator will assist in the delivery of three schemes and play a pivotal role in the business moving forward.

Requirements

  • Thorough with a pro-active management style
  • Ability to prioritise as appropriate, motivate and communicate to influence others to ensure that the required objectives are met
  • Leadership skills including being decisive, flexible, good time management, organised, effective, works well under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Experience and understanding of maintaining technical schedules
  • Ability to review drawings and identify buildability and technical issues
  • Project and process management
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Design delivery and assessing risks
  • Effective communication with all levels of management and project teams, both internal and external to the Company
  • Ability to coach and train junior and new team members in technical processes and procedures
  • Passionate about customer satisfaction, house building and construction, with a focus on high standards and excellence.
  • Knowledge and understanding of regeneration in mixed tenure developments
  • Written and verbal communication skills

Deliverables

  • Coordinate Technical and design processes, design teams and subcontractors throughout detail design, procurement and construction, monitoring progress to ensure delivery on time and in budget
  • Technical design coordination of schemes, ensuring that the maximum revenue is generated by the quality, cost effectiveness and buildability of the design
  • Assisting with reviewing of consultant's detail design drawings and subcontractor designs
  • Coordinating consultants and their deliverables driving a high standard
  • Ensuring that designs comply with Company's standards
  • Promoting design that respects budgetary constraints

Should this position be of interest, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Location: Warwick, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 15-04-2024
Job ID: 33696

Due to an upcoming retirement, we have been instructed by our client to source a Sales Estimator 

This established Contractor supplies and installs steel frame buildings and cladding for both the agricultural, commercial and industrial markets also undertakes refurbishment of the steelwork and cladding on existing buildings

The role primarily involves taking enquiries in person, by phone or email, establishing client’s requirements, estimating the costs of detailing, materials, fabrication and labour, plant and safety equipment for installation through to final account and invoicing. Plus handling any variations as the clients invariably change their minds during the process.

The current incumbent takes in approximately 3 new orders a month ranging from £30k to £500k amounting to £6.0m turnover.

80% of the business is repeat work within our existing customer base, with the balance coming from following up recommendations and referrals.

This position will also involve working with the existing customer base but in addition whilst we have excess capacity we will be looking to bring new customers on board.  It will involve some travel to see the customers most of whom are within two hours of the  office but one is Suffolk and some others in the SE.

The position would be in based around the office near Tidworth although it is anticipated that the successful applicant will be able to work from home typically 2 days per week.

Ideally needs to be located within a 45-60 minute drive of the office – one of the key customers is in Hampshire who will require regular visits.

The current encumbant will provide training and, as mentioned above, we will want to increase business by having two sales estimators.

Salary will be according to experience and potential.

The remuneration package includes inclusion in the company’s profit share, private health and pension schemes and a company car.

We are putting in place a staff share scheme to encourage long term commitment from key staff.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established client with progression.

Should you be interested, please contact us ASAP.

Location: Marlborough, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 05-04-2024
Job ID: 33692

Senior Construction Planner to Lead Major Build Projects!

  • North Bristol
  • Ongoing significant and exciting project
  • Be part of Senior Management team
  • Client can consider permanent or contract applications.

Are you a seasoned construction planner with a passion for spearheading large-scale projects? Do you thrive in dynamic environments, orchestrating timelines and resources with precision? We're seeking a top-tier Senior Construction Planner to join our team and drive excellence in project management on major build endeavours.

Key Responsibilities: 🔹 Lead the development and implementation of comprehensive construction plans for major project from inception to completion. 🔹 Collaborate closely with project stakeholders including architects, engineers, contractors, and subcontractors to ensure alignment on project objectives and timelines. 🔹 Utilize advanced scheduling techniques and software to create detailed project schedules, identifying critical paths and mitigating risks. 🔹 Monitor project progress, analyse deviations from plans, and implement corrective actions to maintain project timeline adherence. 🔹 Coordinate resources effectively, including labour, materials, and equipment, to optimize project efficiency and cost-effectiveness. 🔹 Communicate proactively with project team members and stakeholders to provide regular updates on project status and address any concerns or challenges.

Requirements: 🔸 Minimum of 7 years of experience in construction planning and project management, with a demonstrated track record of successfully leading major build projects. 🔸 Proficiency in construction scheduling software such as Asta or Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, or similar tools. 🔸 Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify potential project risks and develop proactive mitigation strategies. 🔸 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse project teams and stakeholders. 🔸 PMP or other relevant certifications preferred.

Join us in shaping the future of construction by applying your expertise to challenging and impactful projects. Take the next step in your career and become a driving force in delivering excellence in construction planning!

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and achievements in construction planning.  More detail can be provided in confidence.

Location: Filton, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 18-03-2024
Job ID: 33661

Senior Quantity Surveyor/ Managing Quantity Surveyor

Permanent or freelance options being considered.

  • Dartmouth Based Project with Hybrid Working
  • High-end development
  • Sizeable business with a family feel
  • Stable management team and business


This respected contractor seeks the appointment of a suitably Qualified Quantity Surveyor able to work as part of the management team, reporting to the Operations Manager with the support of the procurement and technical teams.

The role could lead to a regional lead role as the company expands its workload further in the South West

The company has a great culture and quality-focused approach to its work and as such seeks the services of an ethical and value-orientated person who can work well within a team.

The role will see you take ownership of a very high-end lifestyle development you will report to a visiting commercial manager.

You will manage the subcontractor interface ensuring quality and value whilst reporting to the company board on all site matters.  The role is well-supported and will suit someone looking to move up into a commercial manager role.

An excellent salary and benefits package is on offer as is a stable and team-orientated work environment.

For more information on this unique role please do not hesitate to make contact in complete confidence.

 
Location: Totnes, UK
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 28-02-2024
Job ID: 33624