£ 25000.00 - £ 30000.00 per annum
Personal Assistant Required - Regional Contractor  
   
This is an exceptional opportunity to join a leading family owned and run contractor in the construction sector, who have an excellent reputation within their sector.  
   
Reporting to the business board. This varied, and highly challenging role will involve 3 main areas of responsibility:  
   
1) Administrative Support to the Board of Directors  
   
To maintain diaries and assist the Business Board with planning and using time efficiently.  
To provide a personal and confidential secretarial service.  
To produce documents and correspondence accurately and in a timely manner to ensure effective written communication.  
To deal effectively and efficiently with telephone calls and visitors, maintaining a high quality and professional service at all times.  
To filter information and take action and initiative on those matters for which it is appropriate to do so.  
To attend meetings and produce minutes as required by the Business Board.  
   
2) General Office Management    
   
Accountable to the Regional Director for the smooth and cost effective running of all the business administration in the Southern office.  
Acts as a central point of contact for the office with respect to any accommodation issues.  
Co-ordinates the IT resources for the office.  
To develop and maintain effective filing systems for the storage and prompt retrieval of information.  
Deal with all incoming and outgoing mail.  
Co-ordinate the maintenance of all office equipment and maintain stocks of office sundries and stationery as required.  
   
3) General    
   
It is expected that the post-holder will be able to assume other duties commensurate with the post as requested by the Business Board.    
   
Essential skills   
A high level of verbal and written communication skills with colleagues, client and other external parties at all levels.  
A demonstrated ability to produce typed documentation  
The ability to take minutes.  
The ability to maintain and develop effective office systems.  
The ability to work without close supervision and prioritise own workload.  
The ability to use initiative and diplomacy when problem-solving.  
   
   
Benefits  
The comprehensive benefits package will include a travel allowance, competitive pension scheme, 25 days holiday & private health care.    
   
Apply now with your CV by clicking the apply button below!
£ 45000.00 - £ 55000.00 per annum
Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Wiltshire
Salary: Competitive salary + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a main contractor in the Wiltshire area who are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. These fantastic new projects are based in Malmesbury, Thatcham and Salisbury Plain and the company operate across to Bath and Reading, up to Cheltenham/Gloucester and down to Salisbury. The individual will work on the majority of groundworks within the business, so has to have experience in this. Projects will range from £1m - £15m, including education, healthcare, and aspire work.  
 
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Preparation of contracts, including details regarding quantities of required  materials
  • On-going cost analysis of maintenance and repair work
  • Feasibility studies of client requests
  • Analysing completed work and arranging payment to contractors
  • Allocating upcoming work to contractors
  • Site visits, assessments and projections for future work
 
 Personal specification:
  • Previous industry experience
  • Experience working on groundworks
  • Experience of design and build and traditional
  • Experience working on new build and refurbishment
  • Experience working on education projects
  • Happy to be based on site and in the office
 
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 below!
£ 50000.00 - £ 80000.00 per annum
Job Title: Senior Surveyor  
Location: Central London  
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + package  
Start date: ASAP       
   
I am working with a leading main contractor within the social housing, education, public buildings and healthcare sectors. They are looking for a Senior Surveyor in and around the Central London area to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. The ideal person will be really hands on and have new build and refurbishment experience.    
   
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Preparation of contracts, including details regarding quantities of required  materials
  • On-going cost analysis of maintenance and repair work
  • Feasibility studies of client requests
  • Analysing completed work and arranging payment to contractors
  • Allocating upcoming work to contractors
  • Site visits, assessments and projections for future work
 
 Personal specification:
  • Ideally someone who is really hands on
  • New build and refurbishment experience
  • Package/project surveyor knowledge and experience
  • Ideally degree level or HNC/HND
  • An individual who wants to grow with a business
 
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
Job Title: Special Works Estimator
Location: Oxfordshire
Salary: Competitive salary + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a main contractor in Oxfordshire who are looking for an experienced Special Works Estimator to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. The individual will be able to carry out estimating from £50k - £2m and be experienced in preparing and measuring bills of quantities.
 
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Experienced in preparing and measuring bills of quantities
  • Importing BOQ's in to estimating system
  • Analysing tender quotation returns
  • Producing tender adjudication documentation
  • Experienced in leading post tender value engineering
  • Producing post tender handover packs for production/commercial teams
  • Experienced in using ConQuest estimating system or similar
  • Exposure to MTC, competitive and negotiated procurement routes
 
 Personal specification:
  • HNC in Building Studies or higher
  • Circa 3-5 years post college experience in main contracting
  • Ability to carry out estimating £50k - 2m
  • Experience in D&B and traditional
  • Competent with the JCT suite of Contracts
  • Resides within 45 minutes of Oxford
  • Shown longevity with previous employers
  • Confident in dealing directly with customers, consultants, sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Shown longevity with previous employers
 
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 - £ 60000.00 per annum
Job Title: Estimator
Location: Surrey
Salary: Competitive salary + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a main contractor in the Surrey area who are looking for an experienced Estimator to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. The individual will have at least 5 years' experience with a main contractor, and worked on new build, refurbishment, fit out, and design and build projects in London and the South East - valued up to £8m.
 
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Take tenders from initial enquiry to submission
  • Provide timely and accurate estimates  
  • Analyse contract documentation and prepare accurate subcontractor packages for pricing
  • Liaise and negotiate with Subcontractors and Suppliers
  • Actively participate in adjudication meetings
  • Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations
 
 Personal specification:
  • Previous estimating experience of at least 5 years with a Main Contractor in a similar role
  • Knowledge of building material components, building regulations and H&S
  • Good estimating skills (including taking off)
  • Computer skills, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities  
  • The ability to analyse and assess risk
  • Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills  
  • Good organisation skills, analytical reasoning and attention to detail  
  • Local knowledge of suppliers and subcontractors
  • Professional, Self-motivated and with the ability to work alone or in a team  
  • Organised, and possess problem solving and VE skills
 
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 - £ 55000.00 per annum
Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Oxford
Salary: Competitive salary + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a regional contractor in the Oxford area who are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. The individual will be competent with the JCT suite of contracts and experience in D&B and traditional build.
 
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Preparation of contracts, including details regarding quantities of required  materials
  • On-going cost analysis of maintenance and repair work
  • Feasibility studies of client requests
  • Analysing completed work and arranging payment to contractors
  • Allocating upcoming work to contractors
  • Site visits, assessments and projections for future work
 
 Personal specification:
  • Ideally QS degree qualified
  • Circa 3-4 years post degree experience, the majority of which is main contracting
  • Demonstrate experience of being lead surveyor on projects up to £5m
  • Experience in D&B and traditional
  • Competent with the JCT suite of Contracts
  • Resides within 30 minutes of Oxford as will be expected to travel 1hr in any direction from Oxford
  • Shown longevity with previous employers
 
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 below!
£ 30000.00 - £ 40000.00 per annum
Job Title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Location: Oxford
Salary: Competitive salary + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a regional contractor in the Oxford area who are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. The individual will be competent with the JCT suite of contracts and experience in D&B and traditional build.
 
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Preparation of contracts, including details regarding quantities of required  materials
  • On-going cost analysis of maintenance and repair work
  • Feasibility studies of client requests
  • Analysing completed work and arranging payment to contractors
  • Allocating upcoming work to contractors
  • Site visits, assessments and projections for future work
 
 Personal specification:
  • Ideally QS degree qualified or in final year of studies
  • Main contracting background
  • Demonstrate good competence of basic QS roles and responsibilities
  • The company are looking for a shining star looking for a fast development route to being a project surveyor (and onwards)
  • Resides within 30 minutes of Oxford as will be expected to travel 1hr in any direction from Oxford
  • Shown longevity with previous employers
 
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 below!
£ 60000.00 - £ 65000.00 per annum
Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Wiltshire
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a regional contractor in the Wiltshire area who are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. You will have construction knowledge, and an interest in the pre-construction side including bid management. The company ideally would like a hands-on individual who can write and create programmes and methodologies.  
 
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Develop site specific plans with Senior Management and continually review, implement, monitor and enforce procedures
  • Create programmes
  • Understand methodologies
  • Managing an opportunity from qualification through to contract award, including value proposition / strategy development, solution development, commercial considerations, partner identification and risk management
  • Introduction and implementation of all necessary bid procedures, governance and processes
 
 Personal specification:
  • Experience working on projects from £4m - £6m
  • Experience writing programmes
  • Understanding methodologies
  • Previous industry experience
  • Proven experience in the management and development of employees and teams
  • Flexible with working hours and have the ability to travel within the local area on a regional and national basis when required
 
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 below now!
£ 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!
£ 55000.00 - £ 60000.00 per annum
Job Title: Intermediate Planner
Location: Hampshire
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + package
Start date: ASAP     
 
I am working with a main contractor in the Hampshire area who are looking for an Intermediate Planner to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. They want an individual to work 50% on live projects and 50% in pre-construction and to have come from a tier one contracting background.
 
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain the contractors plan in accordance to the contract
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient maintenance of the programme
  • Communicate programme performance, time and outcomes in a timely way with stakeholder's and the Project Managers and generate and realise teams
  • Manage and control programme information
  • Identify and allocate of resources and monitoring of budget and cost
  • Accountable for implementing and promoting strong programme governance throughout the delivery of the project
  • Develop the tender programme into a fully integrated Design, procurement and project programme in co-ordination with the site management team.
  • Attend tender hand over meeting, discuss about the methodology and programme strategy and describe potential target that can be achieved, any ideas for improvement on time and cost etc.
  • Develop short-term programmes as per the requirements of the team to assist in managing micro elements of the project.
 
 Personal specification:
  • Previous industry experience
  • New build experience
  • Experience working for a main contractor
  • Demonstrable experience in leadership, resource allocation and general management
  • Experience in risk identification and assessment
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of managing and maintaining a works programme
 
 
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 below!
£ 50000.00 - £ 60000.00 per annum
Job Title: Design Manager  
 
Location: Berkshire
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + package  
Start date: ASAP       
   
I am working with a tier 1 contractor based in the Berkshire area who are looking for a Design Manager to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. You will be looking after contractors proposals for all jobs, and taking the project from inception to full delivery. The client ideally would like you to have worked for a tier 1 contractor as the processes are very similar.  
   
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Manage the design process during the pre-construction and as required, the construction phase.
  • Fully investigate Value engineering and value creation opportunities.
  • Interrogation of enquiry documents, in the form of an Employer's Requirements.
  • Production of a Contractor's Proposal document in liaison with other internal departments.
  • Manage our design process via external consultants.
  • Drive innovative and cost effective solutions into the design.
  • Progress design issues within a strict timescale & ensure designers meet information delivery dates.
  • Review Sub contractor design proposals.
 
 Personal specification:
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Have an understanding of different Client procurement routes.
  • Experience of site/contract procedures would be an advantage.
  • Ability to organise, plan, programme and manage workloads.
  • Understanding of Building Regulations and Planning Permission procedures.
 
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!
£ 65000.00 - £ 75000.00 per annum
Job Title: Contracts Manager  
Location: Central and North London
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 + package  
Start date: ASAP       
   
I am working with a top regional contractor based in Berkshire and they are looking for a Contracts Manager in the Central and North London area to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. The ideal person will have worked for a regional/main contractor previously and also have experience in education.  
   
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Oversee projects from the start through to completion, ensuring that work is completed on time and within its budget
  • Maintain contractual records
  • Develop and implement procedures and policies
 
 
 Personal specification:
  • Experience doing education projects - schools
  • Experience working for a tier 1 contractor/ regional contractor
  • Experience looking after contracts up to £25m.
 
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!
Get new jobs for this search by email