£ 50000.00 - £ 65000.00 per annum
Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor  
Location: Hampshire  
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + package  
Start date: ASAP       
   
I am working with a main contractor in the Hampshire area who are looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated employees. Experience of working in contracting on high-end residential projects up to £20m in the Basingstoke area. The individual will assist the members of the commercial department in managing all costs relating to building projects, saving money where applicable but still maintaining quality work.    
   
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Attendance and input into Project Handovers from estimating to live projects. Aid in setting up projects commercially
  • Act in a manner befitting the status and responsibility of a senior surveyor and of the image of the company
  • Have a good understanding of traditional building methods and products associated with the refurbishment of listed buildings and up-market period houses.
  • Be confident in dealing directly with Architects, Quantity Surveyors, Clients and Subcontractors.
  • Check all contracts and Letters of Intent that come into Basingstoke. Ensure they are in line with the tender; and cover us contractually without any undue risk- to be signed by a director; copies taken; & filed
  • Ensure Final Account figures are being clearly reported to the client on all projects.
  • Responsibility for ensuring that VAT assessments/calculations are correct.
 
 Personal specification:
  • Previous industry experience
  • Have a sound knowledge of all aspects of private residential contracting.
  • Be hardworking, trustworthy and conscientious
  • A practical, logical and methodical approach to thinking and problem solving.  
  • To be able to write clear and precise communications which might include detailed and complex figures, calculations and specific building information.
  • Strong numeracy and financial management skills and the ability to learn construction management IT packages.  Have a good working knowledge MS Office - Intermediate level of Excel
 
 
Rewards and benefits:  
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.  
   
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£ 15.00 - £ 16.00 per hour
CSCS or CPCS Groundworker with SC Clearance Location: Reading  
 
I am looking for a Groundworker with SC Clearance for a site in Reading.
 
Must be able to dig footings and trenches.  
 
This site requires active SC clearance.  
 
If interested please contact me.
£ 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.    
   
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£ 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.
 
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£ 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.
 
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£ 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.
 
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£ 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.
 
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£ 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.
 
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£ 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.
 
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£ 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.  
   
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£ 45000.00 - £ 55000.00 per annum
Job Title: Quantity Surveyor  
Location: Surrey    
Salary: £45k - £55k (dependent on experience) + benefits    
Start date: ASAP       
   
A highly respected, family owned construction company are currently looking for an experienced intermediate Quantity Surveyor to join the team. The individual will work in and around the Hampshire, Dorset and West Sussex area including Worthing. The ideal candidate will have worked with main contractors and have tier 1 background.  
   
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Help oversee cost control of projects
  • Support the team on the projects
  • Calculate materials needed
 
Personal specification:
  • Experience working for main contractors
  • Ideally tier 1 background
  • Ideally educational/healthcare experience
 
Rewards and benefits:
  • The salary ranges from £45k - £55k  dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
 
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£ 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 main contractor in the Berkshire area who are looking for an experienced Site Manager to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated managers. Experience of running your own schemes up to £7-8million and experience of being part of a team on bigger schemes is attractive to this region and is the type of experience they look for within their Site Managers.      
       
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Develop site specific plans with Senior Management and continually review, Implement, monitor and enforce procedures.
  • Review method statements and risk assessments to ensure compliance with company's procedures, arrange and chair pre-start meetings with sub - contractors and attend hand - over meeting with pre-construction team.
  • Manage designated projects to meet company objectives post-contract with an input into pre-contract requirements emphasising customer care and business excellence.
  • Control and monitor day works for subcontractors
  • Demonstrate a good level of financial/technical knowledge in meeting the business and customer objectives.
  • Be aware of the production, on-going analysis & mitigation of project risks.
  • Assist with the production of short term programmes.
 
 Personal specification:
  • Holds the relevant qualifications (i.e. management qualification at NVQ level 3 or equivalent)
  • 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
  • Ability to take ownership and solve problems and implement actions
  • Commitment to customer care and customer focus
  • Awareness of operative skill areas other than primary trade 
 
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 email your CV to e.stein@englandassociates.co.uk
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