Special Projects Estimator

  • £ 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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Quantity Surveyor

  • £ 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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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • £ 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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Project Manager

  • £ 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.
 
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Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • £ 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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Intermediate Planner

  • £ 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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Design Manager

  • £ 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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Site Manager

  • £ 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

Quantity Surveyor

  • £ 38000.00 - £ 53000.00 per annum
Job Title:  Project Quantity Surveyor      
Location: West London  
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + benefits  (dependent on experience)  
Start date: ASAP         
     
A highly respected, family owned construction company are currently looking for a Project Quantity Surveyor to join the team. The role is site based in West London, but there may be times when you are based in the regional office at Theale. The ideal person will have education and commercial office experience.    
     
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Pre-start reviewing design, contract and cost plan allowances with team
  • Attending and contributing to design team and client project meetings
  • Take off BQ's from drawings and specifications (must be competent to do this for all packages from groundworks through to finishes)
  • Preparing and sending out tender packages, negotiating orders with trades and putting together subcontract orders
  • Carrying out site measures and valuations again subcontractor applications including issuing payment and withholding notices
  • Preparing client applications and variation accounts
  • Preparing and maintaining the procurement schedule and warranty tracker.
  • Managing and supporting any junior staff if applicable to site
  • Preparing monthly CVR report to run through and agree with the visiting Commercial Manager
 
Personal specification:
  • Someone who has recently had sole project responsibility
  • £17m project - larger scale project experience is needed
  • Commercial office experience
  • Refurbishment and demolition experience
 
Rewards and benefits:
  • The salary ranges from £40k - £55k  dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information bout this.
 
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