Coverage:

Sectors

  • Residential
  • Hospitality
  • Commercial
  • Leisure
  • Retail

Business Types

  • Architecture Practices
  • Interior Design Studios
  • Housing Developers
  • Design & Build
  • Consultancies 

You should work with England Associates because:

Our team has a wealth of knowledge and a passion for the industry built over many years' experience. 

Taking the time to build a network of individuals, many of which are not actively looking for work but would consider a vacancy if approached direct. This allows us to be reactive to businesses that have urgent requirements without the time or internal talent to recruit the individuals they are looking for.

We provide honesty, feedback and a commitment to all candidates and clients and have built relationships on this premise. This gives us the ability to ‘sell’ the role to job seekers, and job seekers to employers, but also salary negotiation and management of counter offers.

Top job titles we recruit for:

  • Architect
  • Interior Designers
  • Interior Architect
  • Technical Designer
  • Architectural Technician
  • Architectural Assistant
  • Part I
  • 3D Visualiser
  • Design Manager (Project) 

Top tips to make your application stand out:

Have a well presented CV, you are working in a design environment after all. Ensure it is organised, well formatted and precise. CVs need a start, beginning & end around 2-4 pages is sufficient.

It is also essential you have a portfolio that includes all your own work across a good variety of skills. This is your ‘shop window’ of everything you can do.

If you have experience in multiple sectors consider tailoring your CV & portfolio for the sector specific role you are applying for.

Your specialist recruitment partners:

 

The latest Architecture & Design Jobs:


£ 20000.00 - £ 25000.00 per annum
Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Location: Southampton - Competitive Salary  
   
This is the ideal role for a Surveyor with proven experience of working in the Refurbishment or Project sectors and is looking to join a leading company that provides a safe, secure and friendly working environment for all its employees.

As a Surveyor, you will be responsible for the financial and technical aspects of contracts including procurement, invoicing and payment to ensure effective cash-flow management and meet profit and ROCE budgets. You will also prepare tenders by measuring and calculating rates for estimating and ensure all work issued have labour targets to return agreed performance.  Additionally, you will manage the contract accounting and ensure prompt payment and control cost information. You will also develop and maintain relationships with the workforce, customers, subcontractors and suppliers.  

Your other duties will include
:

- Procuring & Managing subcontractors in line with contract budgets
- Ensuring productivity targets are agreed and issued before contract start
- Managing the billing process to minimise capital usage
- Producing monthly contract valuations

To be considered for this role, you must have
:
- Experience in the commercial management of response contracts, minor works and or planned projects  
   
- Experience of working with social housing and local authority clients desirable  
   
- Experience of working on schedule of rates type contracts and the ability to price minor works from first principles  
   
- A successful track record of converting tenders  
   
- A working knowledge of standard forms of contract  
   
- The ability to plan and supervise the delivery of contracts  
   
- The ability to build successful working relationships with customers and colleagues  
   
- Computer literacy  

As a Surveyor, you must be a customer focused team player with strong judgement and decision making abilities. You must also be commercially savvy and be adept at thinking logically and analytically. Exceptional interpersonal and communication attributes are also key.  
   
We like to challenge our employees, but we make sure you are rewarded- and we don't just assume that has to be monetary- we care about your development and we are committed to your career. We have a refreshing lack of hierarchy, which in return instil plenty of team spirit, support and the opportunity to learn.  
   
Benefits on offer:   
Competitive salary + bonus up to 25% of salary plus Competitive Company Car Scheme with fuel allowance, pension scheme and 23 days holiday (rising to 25).  
£ 250.00 - £ 270.00 per day
28767 - Researcher, South East      
         
Client        
MoD
       
Role & Responsibilities      
   
  • Support the development of the Knowledge Management function for FRP in line with HQ Army best practice and agreed standards.
  • Manage and maintain the Future Recruitment online library and database.
  • Set up core artefacts of the programme support office in line with Army PfO standards.
  • Support the Programme Manager with accurate and timely data for reporting.
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
Click the apply button on the right to apply now.        
If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
24/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 320.00 - £ 340.00 per day
28843 - Contracts Manager, South East      
         
Client        
MoD    
 
Role & Responsibilities      
   
  • Ensure wave 1 Army Travel initiatives realise benefits of £69m
  • Deliver wave 2 Army Travel initiatives worth estimated £55m
  • Be the intelligent client for the next generation departmental Travel Contract     
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
Click the apply button on the right to apply now.        
If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
24/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 220.00 - £ 230.00 per day
28867 - Assistant Finance Manager, South West  
         
Client        
MoD
       
Role & Responsibilities      
   
Delivery of Planning Round information and submissions (Quality Review Programme Cost (QRPC) and Annual Budgeting Cycle (ABC), including Options for review at Finance Manager and Assistant Head level.
  • Delivery of In-year Budget and Forecast, coordinating monthly submissions and commentary packs in line with the consolidated review timetable and for review at Finance Manager and Assistant Head level.
  • Ensure accounts are robust: associated Project Account, asset delivery and inventory information is accurately maintained and reconciled and reporting (including Team Leader Review Financial Position and Management Validation and Audit File (MVAF) is delivered.
  • Undertake reviews of Business Cases and financial accounting returns and processes and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure delivery of a robust compliance and governance framework including discharge of effective financial requirements, Value for Money (VFM) and affordability scrutiny, assurance and financial concurrence within delegated authority.
  • Effectively manage resources within area of responsibility to deliver VFM.
  • Provision of Cost Models to support evaluation of industry bids and to provide robust evidence in support of financial approvals.or exceptionally by relevant experience and demonstrated competence
 
 
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
Click the apply button on the right to apply now.        
If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
24/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 50000.00 - £ 60000.00 per annum
Technical Manager, Surrey
 
I'm searching for a Technical Manager to join a developer with an excellent reputation and divisions within private developments, property services and housing associations. They need a Technical Manager to join their stable team and help them continue their reputation for high quality builds.
 
This position is within their private housing development arm and requires real knowledge and experience within housing developers, including understanding of both the architectural and engineering sides of building a home. On top of this, management experience is hugely appreciated as the position will involve leading junior members of staff.
 
On offer is excellent career progression along with competitive salary & package. This and the opportunity to work on some excellent high-end builds.  
 
Does this sound like the role for you?
 
APPLY NOW!
 
£ 65000.00 - £ 70000.00 per annum
Technical Manager, Kent
 
I'm currently searching for a Technical Manager for an award-winning and quickly expanding developer in their Kent regional office. This region in particular has seen huge growth over the past 3 years, going from 2 live sites to 18 in that time. These expansion plans are continuing at similar pace meaning excellent career progression is available. On top of this is the opportunity to work on some excellent developments as part of a hugely stable Technical team - no one has left the team in the last 5 years!
 
This role requires you to have previous experience as a Technical Manager for another housing developer, meaning you have strong understanding of the role itself and can pass this wisdom on more junior members of staff - you will be managing one Technical Coordinator full time.  
 
This position offers competitive salary and package including car/allowance, pension, healthcare, phone, laptop and a 15% annual bonus based on regional targets (this bonus has been paid in full the last 3 years and is on track to be the same this year).  
 
 
Does this sound like the role for you?
 
If so... APPLY NOW!
£ 35000.00 - £ 65000.00 per annum
Site Manager and Assistant Site Manager - National House Builder - North Hampshire  
   
We have new opportunities to join our client; a successful house builder who prides themselves on the success the company has gained over the years. As well as the growth they have experienced, they are also recognised for their 5-star customer satisfaction rating as given by the HBF.  
   
You will be responsible for:
  • Overseeing day-to-day operations on site.
  • Liaise with subcontractors and take care of other internal and external communications.
  • Ensure that all work complies with building and health and safety regulations.
 
You will hold:
  • SMSTS
  • CSCS
  • First Aid qualification
 
This role offers a salary up to £65,000 plus package.  
   
If you are interested in this role please give me a call on 01489232080  
£ 450.00 - £ 470.00 per day
28770 - Programme Office Support, Inner London      
         
Client        
HMRC
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
This role is required to support the programme in the management and delivery of Programme outcomes. The Programme Support Officer (PSO) will work with the Programme Manager and Programme Planner and assist in management of the day to day running of the programme management office, leading on consolidation and management of reporting, management of the risk issues and
dependencies log, secretariat support for the Future Borders Governance Group
(FBGG), and planning support to the Programme Planner as and where this is
required.

1. Work with the Programme Manger to help drive pace, and regular reporting for the wider Programme team
2. Own day to day preparation and management for the monthly Future Borders
Governance Group (FBGG); shaping agendas, preparing the forward agenda, taking minutes and coordinating sessions
3. Support in the maintenance of the risks, issues and dependencies log for the
Programme; working with Workstream Leads and Product Owners to ensure these are clearly articulated and with clear actions / next steps against each of them
4. Consolidate, analyse, and provide information to the Programme Manager on
progress reports from the different Programme teams
5. Support the development of materials for wider Programme Team on an ad hoc basis
6. Establish and maintain the Programme information management system
on the HMRC filing system (CAF)    
 
 
Key Knowledge and Skills (Experience):
  • Experience working in project and programme environments
  • Experience working in a complex Programme Management Office environment
 
Desirable:
  • Confident producing consistent high quality work with limited supervision and oversight
  • Ability to prioritise competing demands in a challenging delivery environment, to ensure that work is delivered to tight timelines
  • Confidence working with senior and diverse stakeholders in, other government departments, ALBs and public bodies whilst representing the aims and objectives of Future Borders Programme
  • Collaborative style and values: integrity, non-silo working, building great relationships
  • Judgement and skill for working in a politically sensitive environment
  • Personal resilience given the high profile and challenging role/expectations
 
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
Click the apply button on the right to apply now.        
If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
18/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 12.00 - £ 14.30 per hour
28779 - Executive Officer, London
         
Client        
SFO
       
Role & Responsibilities      
   
Reading into the case and attending team meetings
  • Reviewing and describing digital material in English and Mandarin using the digital review system (Autonomy) and excel software – tier 1 review
  • Referring any potential legally privileged material to the Case Controller or Disclosure Officer
  • Reporting to a multi-disciplinary team all evidential and disclosable material revealed by the investigation and where appropriate, identify further lines of enquiry
  • Managing large quantities of data in Excel
 
Experience Required - Essential  
 
  • Academic qualification of degree level or equivalent
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel Desirable
  • Criminal law training/experience and/or investigative experience
  • Experience of large document review exercises and working with digital document review
 
 
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
Click the apply button on the right to apply now.        
If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
17/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance