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.

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The latest Architecture & Design Jobs:


£ 23000.00 - £ 27000.00 per annum
Customer Care Coordinator - £Competitive DOE - Surrey     
           
Introduction                
An exciting new permanent opportunity has arisen for a Customer Care Coordinator to join our client based in Surrey. This role involves providing an excellent level of Customer Service meeting needs of homeowners after sales.                
             
Client Overview                
Our client, a national house builder, operate in a number of regions and currently have a vacancy within their Customer Care team.               
       
The Role                
- Reporting to the Head of Customer care you will deliver an excellent level of customer care service meeting the needs of homeowner after the sale.                
- Provide support and advice to sub-contractors and operatives.                
- Deliver all services within the guidance of data protection legislation.                
- Speak with Site or Constructions teams as necessary to ensure customers’ queries are answered accurately, efficiently and consistently.                 
     
Skills required:    
- Experience within Housing Association or New Homes Customer Service.    
- Excellent Customer Service and telephone skills    
     
                 
For more information please apply below or call Christopher Ellis at England Associates.
£ 25000.00 - £ 29000.00 per annum
Customer Care Coordinator - £25,000+ - North West Greater London - Maternity Cover         
           
Introduction                
An exciting new permanent opportunity has arisen for a Customer Care Coordinator to join our client based in the Middlesex area. This role involves providing an excellent level of Customer Service meeting needs of homeowners after sales.                
             
Client Overview                
Our client, a regional house builder currently have a vacancy within their Customer Care team.               
       
The Role                
- Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will deliver an excellent level of customer care service meeting the needs of homeowner after the sale.                
- Provide support and advice to sub-contractors and operatives.                
- Deliver all services within the guidance of data protection legislation.                
- Speak with Site or Constructions teams as necessary to ensure customers’ queries are answered accurately, efficiently and consistently.                   
                 
For more information please apply below or call Christopher Ellis at England Associates.
£ 25000.00 - £ 25000.00 per annum
Sales Executive - Permanent - Greater West London - £25,000 + OTE (£45k)
     
An excellent opportunity has arisen with our client for a new site in the Greater West London area. The ideal candidate will have current experience working with a New Homes Developer.      
     
The developer offer a great basic salary with the opportunity of on target earnings plus bonuses!  
     
This role will offer a great challenge to an experienced Sales Negotiator with targets and a driven work culture which reflects in the salary offered.      
     
Working hours are 10am - 5:30pm  
Working days: Tuesday to Saturday (Sunday & Monday off)!     
     
Skills required:    
- Previous Sales experience within the house building industry    
- Excellent communication skills    
- Ability to work both independently and within a team    
- Ability to build strong relationships within a professional environment        
     
For more information please apply or send your CV to c.ellis@englandassociates.co.uk or call on 01489 232080
£ 30000.00 - £ 35000.00 per annum
Customer Care Operative - £30,000-£35,000 - North Hampshire/Surrey/Berkshire      
                           
Introduction                   
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Customer Care Operative to join our client to cover their North Hampshire Region. This role involves delivering exceptional Multi-trades works, repairing, fixing and fitting the New Homes during the new homes warranty period. You will also be delivering exceptional Customer Care to the owners.                                  
                           
The Role                  
- You should be multi skilled covering Carpentry & Joinery, Painting, Decorating, Tiling and General quality maintenance.                  
- Deliver exceptional and professional Customer Care to the occupied homes.        
- This role is based in the Berkshire area, flexibility to travel in these areas is a must                
- Working days are Monday to Friday                  
- Ideally you will have your own tools, if not, these will be provided/replaced by the employer when needed.                  
                         
For more information please apply below or call Christopher Ellis at England Associates
£ 60000.00 - £ 80000.00 per annum
Job Title: Managing Quantity Surveyor
Location: Berkshire
Salary: Competitive salary + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a main contractor in the Berkshire area who are looking for an experienced Managing Quantity Surveyor to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. Depending on size of schemes, the MQS will manage 3 to 6 schemes, each ranging in value from £500k to £60m.
 
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the commercial management of a large project or a number of multiple projects, ensuring that all commercial processes and procedures are followed.
  • Ensure works are valued, including any variation thereto, in accordance with the contract and analyses to determine the project True Value.
  • Ensure costs are managed and ensuring subcontract accruals and liabilities are properly assessed to determine True Cost. Works in collaboration with the site team to maximise value and minimise cost. 
  • Ensure the project procurement schedule is maintained. 
  • Responsible for the procurement of subcontractors on agreed terms.
  • Maintains the project risk and opportunity schedule, ensuring that risks are mitigated and opportunities realised.
 
 Personal specification:
  • Experience of managing teams of Senior Quantity Surveyors and multiple projects, ranging in value and type of scheme
  • Suitable Commercial experience in Construction projects, including cost and value reconciliations.
  • Experience of identifying and managing commercial risks and opportunities
  • A good understanding of current Health & Safety legislation
 
Rewards and benefits:
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
 
If you would like more information on this role and are interested, please click the apply button now!
£ 60000.00 - £ 65000.00 per annum
Job Title: Contracts Manager
Location: Berkshire
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a contractor in the Berkshire area who are looking for an experienced Contracts Manager to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. Experience of running 3-5 jobs ranging from £300k - £5m on projects such as school refurbishments and extensions, residential and commercial.  
 
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Running 3-5 projects depending on size.
  • Putting together plans and estimates, including budgets and timescales
  • Preparing and presenting documents for tender
  • Contributing to work planning, and briefing project teams, contractors and suppliers
  • Gathering information together for invoicing at the end of the project
  • Supplying information to resolve any disputes
  • Identifying areas for improvement
 
 Personal specification:
  • Experience running projects up to £5m
  • Experience working on schools, residential, commercial
  • Happy to travel a 60 mile radius from Newbury
 
 
Rewards and benefits:
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
 
If you would like more information on this role and are interested, please click the apply button now!
£ 45000.00 - £ 50000.00 per annum
Job Title: Site Manager
Location: Berkshire
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a contractor in the Berkshire area who are looking for an experienced Site Manager to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. Experience of working on projects from £300k - £5m including school refurbishments and extensions, residential and commercial.  
 
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Supervising and overseeing the direction of the project (or a package), ensuring that the client's specifications and requirements are met, reviewing progress and liaising with quantity surveyors to monitor costs
  • Liaising with the client, other construction professionals and, sometimes, members of the public
  • Coordinating and supervising construction workers
  • Selecting tools and materials
  • Making safety inspections and ensuring construction and site safety
  • Checking and preparing site reports, designs and drawings
  • Maintaining quality control procedures
  • Finding ways to prevent problems and to solve any that crop up
  • Assessing and minimising risk
 
 Personal specification:
  • Experience working on projects up to £5m
  • Experience working on schools, residential, commercial
  • Happy to travel up to a 60 mile radius from Newbury
 
Rewards and benefits:
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
 
If you would like more information on this role and are interested, please click the apply button now!
£ 55000.00 - £ 65000.00 per annum
Senior Site Manager - Hampshire and Buckinghamshire
Client is a regional house builder that operates in Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Hertfordshire and London. Specialising in luxury homes, high end family homes and also apartment developments. The company have slowly expanded over the last 25 years and take pride in their high quality work and excellent customer service.  
Looking for Site Managers for projects based in Havant and Beaconsfield. Working on between 50 - 100 units, depending on which site, of traditional build.
The ideal candidate is someone who has come from a strong house building back group and worked on similar projects. Must hold all relevant tickets.  
Salary will be up £65k and desirable package.  
Show and early interest by applying here or call Matt Knibbs for more information on 01489232080 or m.knibbs@englandassociates.co.uk  
£ 35000.00 - £ 35000.00 per annum
Insurance Supervisor - Location: Barking - £35,000 salary
I am looking for an experienced supervisor who has knowledge within maintenance and insurance repairs. The ideal candidate will be of a trade's background, primarily specializing in carpentry, plastering or multi trades.  
Role
You will be responsible for overseeing a team for the reactive maintenance and repairs of social housing properties. You will also be responsible for liaising with policy holders and other customers. You will be reporting directly to the contracts manager, and must be able to supervise a team of trades.  
Desired Qualifications:
CSCS, SSSTS.
Candidate Information
The Successful candidate will be from a social housing background with experience in handling reactive repairs as well as overseeing a trade's team. Experience of working within a trade's position is desired but not essential. Must hold a clean driver's license.  
For this role you must be able to communicate and engage with customers efficiently. You must have good customer service skills and be able to conduct yourself in a professional manner.  
Benefits
£35000 + Company van and mobile phone.
 
If you are interested in this position please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.