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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:

£ 26000.00 - £ 28000.00 per annum
Customer Care Operative - £28,000 - East Sussex + Surrounding areas
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Customer Care Operative to join our client to carry out Multi-Trades works in Customers homes during the warranty period.       
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 ideal candidate will be situated in or around West/East Sussex and be flexible to travel as far as Kent as well as along the South Coast.                                          
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.
- Flexibility is a must as travel will be required to both East and West of London where the developments are situated.                   
- Working days are Monday to Friday                            
- You will need your own tools, these will be replaced by the employer when needed.  
- Training and support will be provided in this position.                      
For more information please apply below or call Christopher Ellis at England Associates
£ 35000.00 - £ 45000.00 per annum
Quantity Surveyor - Location: Stratford - Competitive Salary  
Client Overview:
Established in 1986, the business has grown not to be the biggest however, they do intend to be the best. They believe their success is a direct result of developing relationships that are mutually beneficial. They are a values-led company and anyone who encounters them, at any level, will be treated according to their values.  
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 labor 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 planned and decent homes 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 record of accomplishment 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 do not 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.      
Competitive salary + Competitive Company Car Scheme with fuel allowance, pension scheme.  
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.   
£ 50000.00 - £ 60000.00 per annum
Commercial Manager - Location: South West London - £50,000 - £60,000  
Established in 1986, the business has grown not to be the biggest however, they do intend to be the best. They believe their success is a direct result of developing relationships that are mutually beneficial. They are a values-led company and anyone who comes into contact with them, at any level, will be treated according to their values.  
The client is looking for a commercial manager based in South West London who has experience working on large contracts surrounding repairs, voids and gas servicing.  
  • Providing commercial management and expertise across a number of project teams
  • Overseeing commercial activity and involving yourself with the most complex major packages
  • Client facing and liaising with all stakeholders on a strategic level
  • Provide professional support to the commercial team and act as a mentor to juniors.
  • Managing the overall procurement of subcontractors and other suppliers.
  • Total commercial responsibility for the schemes under your remit
The ideal candidate will have the following:    
  • Formal qualification in relevant discipline
  • Must have experience working on Major Construction Project for a Main contractor.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and react to problems before they escalate.
  • Excellent commercial acumen and management skills
  • Fastidious Design & Build contracts knowledge (JCT)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Salary & Benefits    
To attract the right skills and quality candidates the company can offer an attractive salary of £50k-£60k based around experience including a benefits package.     
£ 75000.00 - £ 90000.00 per annum
Contracts Manager - Housing Developer - Kent  
Job Title: Contracts Manager
Location: Kent
Salary:  £75,000 - £90,000 + package
A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for a Contracts Manager to join a well-known national house builder who have been awarded 5* status from the NHBC. The company are seeking an individual to join an existing team of passionate and dedicate employees.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Management several high volume build sites
  • Oversee projects from the start through to completion, ensuring that work is completed on and within its budget
  • Planning of programming and procedures
Personal Specification:
  • Experience of working on high volume builds
  • Good eye for detail
  • Experience of working for a national house builder
Rewards and Benefits:
The salary offered ranges between £75,000 - £90,000 + package, dependent on experience. Get in contact if you wish to find out more about this.
Don't miss out on this opportunity, click the apply button now.  
£ 18.00 - £ 18.00 per hour
CSCS Plumber Location: Manchester, Longsight  
I am looking for a plumber who can plumb in and work with press fit copper for a site in Manchester  
ASAP start - please contact me if interested
£ 180.00 - £ 180.00 per day
CSCS Bricklayers Location: Brighton  
I am looking for experienced Bricklayers with CSCS for a site in Brighton.  
- Housing Site  
- Own tools needed  
- CSCS needed  
- 12 months work  
- Good day rate  
Contact me ASAP to apply.
£ 30000.00 - £ 35000.00 per annum
Site Supervisor - Location: South London - £30,000 - £35,000 salary      
I am looking for an experienced supervisor who has knowledge of working on external and painting projects. The ideal candidate will be of a trade's background and have experience ensuring work is carried out safely and completed on schedule in accordance to the client's changing needs.      
You will be responsible for overseeing a team for the external maintenance and refurbishment of social housing properties. You will also be responsible for liaising with customers and be in charge of quality control as health and safety is paramount in this position. You will be reporting directly to the contracts manager.      
You must have an understanding of all principles within contracts management.       
Essential Qualifications:      
CSCS, SMSTS, SSSTS or other building qualification (recognised)      
Candidate Information      
The Successful candidate will be from a social housing background with experience of working on various projects 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 and DBS check.      
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. My client is looking for someone to start in April.      
£30,000-35,000 + Package    
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
£ 35000.00 - £ 45000.00 per annum
Painting Surveyor - Location: Leeds - £35,000 - £45,000 salary    
My client is a leading Property Services business providing a broad range of facilities management services to the built environment. These services include painting and decorating, fit-out, refurb general maintenance
They are looking to employ an experienced Quantity Surveyor with a painting and decorating background operating from a regional office in Leeds.    
Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will be responsible for delivering quick, effective, accurate and competitive prices on large and small-scale painting and decorating contracts. You will also be well versed in that strong commercial management of busy schemes, which are a mix of direct staff and sub-contractors.            
Candidate Information    
It is essential that you have worked on volume painting contract previously, preferably in the social housing or accommodation markets. My client expects their Surveyors to be able to produce quality tenders in an efficient and competitive manner but also be able to visit schemes and practically measure up painting projects. My clients are painting experts and will explore your painting knowledge at interview stage. You will be IT literate. You will be a positive, articulate and ambitious character that is a self-starter able to organise their own workload and proactive enough to prioritise their work. This business looks for passion and pride in people which in turn runs through their own work ethic.            
This role carries a large salary range as my client are looking for the right person as opposed to somebody that ticks a box. You will have access to a company car with a great fuel scheme. Included in the package will be a great bonus scheme, pension and life insurance.  
This business truly employs a work hard and play hard attitude. They expect loyalty, commitment and hard work from those that they give opportunities to. In return, they will offer flexible scope, money and working conditions.  
Apply now!
£ 120.00 - £ 120.00 per hour
Painters/Decorators - Location: Bristol - Price Work  
I am looking for experienced painters who have a background working within social, domestic and MOD properties. The ideal candidate will come from a background in decorating within domestic homes.
You will be responsible for decorating all aspects of student accomodation. You will liaise with your site manager and report directly to the contracts manager.  
Essential Qualifications:  
  • CSCS
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Clean Drivers Licence
Candidate Information  
The Successful candidate will have experience in planned and cyclical decorating within the property services industry. Candidates must have own transport as well as appropriate tools and PPE.  
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.    
Competitive price list.
You will be working for a highly reputable company, one of the UK's largest property services companies, at the forefront of looking after the built environment with particular expertise in the social housing, education and commercial sectors.
The client understands and recognises that their people define the organisation and help them to grow, therefore are always looking to promote within
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.