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:


£ 270.00 - £ 290.00 per day
28747 - Project Manager, West Sussex
         
Client        
NHSE
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Management and delivery of plans to ensure all necessary preparation and execution tasks and dependencies are included. Ongoing management of those plans to achieve the delivery goals Work with key stakeholders to manage the deployment of all aspects of the project assigned to Identify and mitigate potential risks for delivery of products Operate as a full member of the team; supporting the Programme Director and other team members as directed Project Manage all aspects of specific work packages Working with stakeholders to ensure Design; Delivery; Technical Build; testing; MI requirements etc are managed and delivered to date and time Completion of detailed plan for the medium term including MSP; Resources; costs Completion of the detailed design phase to time and quality; working with the Design team to secure stakeholder sign-off at all stages. Development of stakeholder relationship with suppliers; including preparation of joint plans; proposals and any design and build documentation. Completion of the high level plan through to Go Live and BAU handover. Experience in the delivery of projects; with particular emphasis on the management of suppliers and stakeholders Experience of governance and risk control frameworks Good planning and organisational skills Strong leadership; people and communications skills Possess strong analytical skills with a proven ability to persuade and influence senior decision-making.      
 
Essential Experience:

Qualified to degree level or equivalent level of experience in a relevant role, 
Evidence of continuing professional development,
Project management qualification or equivalent experience e.g. Prince 2 or MSP,
Substantial experience of working in a commercial project management environment,
Significant experience of managing IT projects, including project planning, project control and project management,
Significant experience in developing IT solutions in a customer facing environment.
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
14/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 280.00 - £ 300.00 per day
28735 - Asset Manager, Nottingham
         
Client        
DFT  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
 
Review and monitor asset management outputs, including efficiency reviews, delivery plans and progress with achieving best practice. Provide specialist technical advice on asset management matters, including supporting stations, track and issues. Forward planning work to assist in preparing for the next periodic review. Knowledge of systems such as Ellipse, Maximo, or SAP to support our reviews of asset information systems.
 
Experience:
 
  • Experience of developing and implementing Asset & Configuration Management processes and procedures, monitoring effectiveness and driving process improvement
  • In depth experience of all aspects of IT services delivery
  • Experience of delivery in a complex multi-vendor supply chain with a mix of internally and externally sourced service provision
  • Management experience of working in a major business service organisation in the public sector;
  • Experience of managing teams, both directly and virtually, in a matrix structure environment;
  • Experience with Project Management in an Agile environment would be advantageous
  • A wide understanding of operational requirements e.g. business continuity, seasonal periods and scheduling 
Desirable
  • ITIL V3 Intermediate
Skills and Experience
  • The post holder should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of IT service management, specifically with Asset & Configuration Management.
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
16/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 130.00 - £ 150.00 per hour
28632 - Estates Surveyor, Yorkshire & The Humberside
         
Client        
DEFRA
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
To support the management of the occupied estate the postholder will be required to undertake inspection, small value occupational transactions and estate management tasks. The post will be part of the busy transactional team supporting the three surveyors. The roles requires experience of commercial property and tenancy agreements. General estate management experience would be a bonus. The majority of the transactional activity is outsourced to external providers, however there remains a material element of transactional activity within the government estate which is conducted by the in house team. This role would suit a part qualified, APC candidate looking for hands on experience or people qualified by experience. For those qualified by experience we would expect them to be able to demonstrate a minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar role in a commercial environment.      
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
16/05/18
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 130.00 - £ 150.00 per day
28656 - Executive Personal Assistant, London     
         
Client        
NHSE
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Provides the full range of executive personal assistant, administrative and secretarial support to the Director including ensuring an appropriate balance of support is provided; diary management; correspondence and email management, meeting arrangements and event management. Provision of administrative duties, general office cover for telephones, hosting visitors. Develops comprehensive working procedures within the office, including establishing and maintaining office filing systems, management of office moves and desk allocation; ensures that processes and procedures are adhered to. Ensures activity is redirected to wherever appropriate. Produces minutes/a record of meetings as requested by the Director, communicates outcomes and ensures that follow up action is taken. Acts appropriately and independently as the situation requires with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, understands the confidential nature of the role. Builds relationships with other business areas through personal contacts and through gaining a reputation for high quality of work and dependability. Works with the rest of the Directorate team to ensure effective delivery of work, including providing cross-cover support. Ensures that the Director is fully prepared for all activities undertaken in the course of their day to day activities, including writing, commissioning, co-ordinating and quality assuring briefings as necessary. Provides a conduit between the Director, staff and external stakeholders.Ensures that appropriate processes are in place to ensure that the day to day administrative requirements such as expenses, travel and accommodation bookings and all appointments are managed effectively. Prepares papers and presentations as directed.Liaison/co-ordination and monitoring of requests as they arise within and for the Directorate; prioritises tasks/activities and interactions; pro-actively manages the Director’s diary to reflect work priorities and key objectives.
 
Essential Experience:
 
  • Word processing, & Excel qualifications (Intermediate level),
  • Appropriate Secretarial Qualification e.g., RSA Stage 3 or equivalent experience,
  • Experience of working in a commissioning / contracting environment,
  • Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint),
  • Significant administrative experience in a busy office environment.
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
11/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 450.00 - £ 500.00 per day
28674 - Digital Specialist Senior, Inner London
         
Client        
Cabinet Office  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
   
What: Provide technical expertise on the Apple estate (client and server) and in other areas as required. This will primarily involve providing technical skills working with the Senior Apple Engineer to assist the design of Apple end user devices and their management and integration into the GDS WLAN and network services.
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Provide Technical Architecture expertise on the much smaller Windows estate (client and server) and in other areas as required. This will primarily involve providing Technical Architecture skills for the design of MS Windows end user devices and their management and integration into the GDS WLAN and network services.
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Oversee and guide the other team member who has Windows system admin responsibilities.
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Alongside the Apple & Windows system admin team member, provide day to day management of the Apple OS X and Windows environment ensuring the server environment and dependent services are optimised. This will include the implementation of new services as and when required by GDS Provide second/third line support for the large OS X client estate; Provide day to day management of the small environment Microsoft Windows estate ensuring the server environment and dependent services are optimised; Problem solving; According to the skills of the candidate, to also provide support for other elements of our network environment as cover for the team members with primary responsibility; this will be dependent on the current skills of the candidate; As part of the team, maintain and enhance the network, by providing expertise and creating opportunities for others to share and practice your knowledge.
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Maintain and deliver a robust, scalable, network environment capable of supporting GDS’ internal IT needs.
  • Measured: GDS digital services daily meetings are held to track progress
  • What: Creation of design documents for End User Devices - macOS and Windows as part of design work
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Creation of user guides for device builds
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
 
   
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
15/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 290.00 - £ 340.00 per day
28675 - Corporate Communications Advisor, Inner London  
         
Client        
DFT  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Plan and manage internal and external communications campaigns / projects effectively. Support in developing and delivering an agreed communication strategy and plan for each policy issue or business priority. Produce communications briefs which demonstrate the understanding and application of research. Identify and flag risks associated with the communications campaign/project. Liaise with policy leads to agree a communications approach that matches resourcing. Manage communication projects to time and budget across all delivery channels. Be the subject expert for these communication channels and share expertise with communication colleagues.   
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
11/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 270.00 - £ 320.00 per day
28566 - Project Manager, South West  
         
Client        
DSTL  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
The Associate Project Manager supports the Project Manager (PM), managing and coordinating the project and data throughout the project life cycle. They may also be, at the direction of the PM:
  • accountable for leading some Work Packages within a project;
  • responsible for managing some activities within a project;
  • required to deputise for the PM;
  • responsible for managing smaller value, low complex projects. They may also be required to undertake some Team and Group level coordination activities. The projects that the candidate will be supporting will mainly form part of the Future Sensing Situational Awareness and Above Water Systems Programmes, though the candidate may be required to support projects in other Programmes.
  • Maintaining the project documentation and information to provide control and ensure availability of records in accordance with the Management System and using the relevant corporate Management Information systems.
  • As the first point of contact, responding to internal requests relating to the project documentation, providing and/or coordinating information for corporate requirements.
  • Maintaining awareness of corporate project management procedures, identifying necessary changes required in the control of projects where appropriate.
  • Coordinating the planning and scheduling of project management requirements and reviews, liaising with all relevant project team members and customers.
  • Monitoring and updating financial data, bringing forward issues for review, and proposing options/mitigation, to enable accurate forecasting and financial control through accurate reporting.
  • Supporting the planning, preparing and reviewing of project documentation, bringing forward issues arising for resolution and capturing lessons learned.
  • Networking and engaging with other project teams, sharing good practice and lessons learned. Engaging with Business Managers and Functions (finance/commercial etc.) as required, meeting Division and Programme aims.
  • Leading on the delivery of discrete work packages, or other activities within the project at the direction of the PM.
  • Where required by the PM, acting as their deputy for all or some aspects of the project.  
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
21/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 480.00 - £ 530.00 per day
28571 - Senior Analyst / Team Leader, South East  
         
Client        
DSTL
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Leading and delivering OA studies and an understanding of Systems Thinking / Engineering skills and experience of Analytical Tools and Techniques (including hard and soft methods). Proven ability to deliver technical reports in challenging timescales. Knowledge of Underwater issues and threats. Systems of systems thinking in context of All Arms approach. Detailed knowledge of current DSD Policy and DSB Scenarios and their use and capable of developing scenarios and associated vignettes to support analysis. Understanding of MOD Customers and Stakeholders, Operational Analysis and Equipment Procurement processes. Experience of Facilitation of Military Judgement Panels.    
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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If you would like more information please call me on 01489 232 080    
     
Closing Date    
21/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 130.00 - £ 150.00 per day
28550 - Internal Communication Manager, West Midlands
         
Client        
NHSE
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Developing and delivering an internal communication strategy in line with legislation and departmental policies. Working closely with key stakeholders, ensuring that colleagues are aware and engaged with corporate initiatives. Managing a range of internal communications channels. Managing key internal staff events. Developing new and innovative ways of communicating departmental changes and developments to staff members. Organising internal departmental events and functions. General up keep of intranet site. Ensuring staff distribution lists are kept up to date.
 
Essential Experience:

Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area.
Post-graduate degree or equivalent.
Significant experience of successfully operating in a politically sensitive environment.
Experience of the designing, management and reporting from large databases and data from a variety of channels across stakeholder insights and engagement (e.g. Datix and Elesurvey). 
Lead on and managing the interpreting, reporting and presenting data from information management and reporting software (e.g. Datix) and working with clients to produce bespoke reporting packages.
   
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    
11/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance