England Associates are widely recognised in the construction, defence, FM and maintenance markets. We have longstanding relationships with many of the UK’s leading businesses who rely on us to deliver a professional service that is reactive whilst maintaining a reliable delivery. We supply fully referenced staff to varying projects for long or short-term contracts sometimes at very short notice.

Reliability is a commonly used word in contract / freelance world and ultimately what an agency is judged on. Our client and candidate feedback in this area demonstrates we are rated among the best within our key sectors for our conversion rate, service levels and supporting successful projects.

Our comprehensive and managed compliance process is completed with candidates before their first day on site. We partner with some very high profile businesses including governmental bodies to ensure that our compliance standards are second to none. This along with our commitment to having strong relationships with our clients and sector expertise allow us to outperform other freelance solutions on offer in our market.

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£ 27000.00 - £ 27500.00 per annum
Mobility Wet Room Fitter/DFG - Location: Portsmouth - c:£27,000 per annum    
The company is an expanding construction and maintenance company focused on delivering exceptional service to its clients and customers across the south of England.  
Our Portsmouth City Council maintenance contract looks after 8,000 homes and 718 council buildings and we have been proud to have been partnering with the Council for the past 12 years. You will join our responsive team of over 150 staff with the opportunity to grow your career with training opportunities leading towards a variety of roles.  
   
Role    
To carry out the right work at the right time; which means a quality job completed efficiently in a safe, clean and tidy way.  
   
Essential Qualifications:
  • Full clean current driving license.
  • Minimum NVQ level 2 in Plumbing
  • Proven track record in bathroom fitting and adaptations
  • Experience in wall tiling, fitting various types of wall paneling and mobility equipment.
    1.  
    2. Benefits
  • Salary - c:£27,000 per annum
  • Holiday - 23 days per year + 8 days PH
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Contribution
  • Company Van
 
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
£ 22000.00 - £ 22000.00 per annum
Roofing Labourer - Location: Basingstoke - c:£22,000 per annum    
This company is a national maintenance company who specialize in building and facilities maintenance. They pride themselves in being professional, honest, versatile and committed to providing a higher standard of quality, safety and technical excellence. They strive to deliver long-term successful partnerships with both their clients and the local communities whom they work alongside. They continually look to improve their services so they can deliver more for their customers and end users.    
Role    
We are seeking a conscientious and enthusiastic roofer's mate / labourer with a can-do attitude and highly flexible approach to assist in the delivery of high quality roofing repairs and maintenance works to a wide range of Council properties. On occasions, you will be required to work alongside other trades and assist with their work. The operative must maintain a professional appearance and attitude and be polite and courteous at all times. It is a further requirement that all operatives must pass a DBS Vetting check.  
Essential Qualifications:
  • A minimum NVQ Level 2 in Roofing Occupations or equivalent
  • PASMA trained
  • Full clean current driving licence.
  • A DBS check is required before commence of role
Desired Qualifications:  
  • CSCS Certificate
Candidate Information    
To maintain high client satisfaction through delivery of maintenance and repairs services ensuring a consistent and safe environment and balancing constantly changing priorities.    
   
The most important elements relating to your work are to support and assist the Roofer in the execution of the following tasks:
  • Carry out roofing repairs and maintenance and to ensure that all work undertaken is completed with due regard for quality, productivity and safety.
  • Set up controlled working area using barriers.
  • Refer to generic risk assessments and carry out point of work risk assessments.
  • Inspect roof defects to determine the best repair solution and methods.
  • Repair and maintain flat, tiled and slated roofs.
  • Undertake minor carpentry work as necessary in association with roofing work.
  • Carry out minor lead or metal flashing works in association with roofing work.
  • Carry out minor repointing and brickwork associated with roofing work.
  • Ensure that all necessary paperwork is completed and returned promptly.
  • Provide excellent service to clients and maintain a good customer relationship as a priority
  • Represent the company at all times and ensure that customers are completely satisfied.
  • Comply with HSG33 - Health & Safety in Roof Work
  • Ensure compliance with relevant Acts of Parliament and Statutory Instruments; e.g. Local Authority Byelaws, Water Regulations, Building Regulations, HSE Codes of Practice.
 
Benefits
  • Salary - c: £22,000 per annum
  • Holiday - 23 days per year + 8 days PH
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Contribution
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
£ 40000.00 - £ 50000.00 per annum
Quantity Surveyor - Location: Watford - Salary: Competitive Salary  
         
Client  
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
Position  
We have an opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor who thrives on having that balance of, putting the customer first, and profit, to be based in our new North London office.  
We are looking for a Quantity Surveyor who matches that ambition to secure work and build long lasting relationships.  
Responsibilities
  • To be a part of making this business successful you will have full responsibility for the commercial accountability of the contracts/ works you are on.
  • You will prepare tenders, build relationships in order to secure business.
  • You will measure and calculate rates for estimating and ensure all work issued have labour targets to return agreed performance.
  • You will develop the necessary relationships internally with the Contracts Manager and the direct labour workforce, along with the sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure the work is completed on time, within the margin and… you have made profit.
  • You will be producing and have full accountability for your CVR's
  • You will ensure productivity targets are agreed and issued before contract start
  • You will ensure the client is satisfied with the works and continue to build the relationship to secure future business.
Candidate Information
  • Proven experience in a similar estimating and surveying role
  • The ability to measure and price works from first principles
  • The accountability to manage your contracts successfully
  • Experience of working with direct labour
  • The passion for business, to meet the budget and keep yourself and the team motivated.
What is In It for You  
Competitive Salary
     
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
£ 25000.00 - £ 55000.00 per annum
Quantity Surveyor - Location: Thames Valley - Competitive Salary  
       
This is the ideal role for a Quantity Surveyor with proven experience of working in the Refurbishment, Capital Works, Schools and FRA sectors and is looking to join a leading company that provides a safe, secure and friendly working environment for all its employees.

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 labour 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 response contracts, FRA works, minor works and or planned 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 track record 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 don't 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.      
       
Benefits on offer:       
The salary is dependent on experience, plus benefits- please get in contact if you wish to know more information about this.
£ 40000.00 - £ 46000.00 per annum
Quantity Surveyor (Capital) - Location: Maidstone - £46,000      
       
This is the ideal role for a Quantity Surveyor with proven experience of working in the Refurbishment or Capital works sectors and is looking to join a leading company that provides a safe, secure and friendly working environment for all its employees.

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 labour 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 response contracts, minor works and or planned 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 track record 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 don't 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.      
       
Benefits on offer:       
Competitive salary + bonus up to 25% of salary plus Competitive Company Car Scheme with fuel allowance, pension scheme and 23 days holiday (rising to 25).
£ 40000.00 - £ 40000.00 per annum
Quantity Surveyor - Location: Salisbury - £40,000    
     
This is the ideal role for a Quantity Surveyor with proven experience of working in the Refurbishment or Capital works sectors and is looking to join a leading company that provides a safe, secure and friendly working environment for all its employees.

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 labour 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 response contracts, minor works and or planned 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 track record 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 don't 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.    
     
Benefits on offer:     
Competitive salary + bonus up to 25% of salary plus Competitive Company Car Scheme with fuel allowance, pension scheme and 23 days holiday (rising to 25).
£ 35000.00 - £ 45000.00 per annum
PAINTING SURVEYOR - NATIONAL BUSINESS    
MY CLIENT    
My client is one of the market leaders when it comes to large scale decoration schemes. They operate in the commercial, social housing, MOD and industrial sectors. Operating nationally I am recruiting for the Berkshire business unit based in Bracknell. This region is spearheaded by an experienced and stable management team that empower their employees, offer scope for growth and encourage their staff progress.    
POSITION    
Due to an influx of work my client are looking for a Surveyor to oversee price and financially control multiple redecoration schemes.    
RESPONSIBILITIES    
Reporting to a Commercial Manager you will be responsible for delivering quick, effective, accurate and competitive prices on large 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.    
YOU    
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 sand practically measure up painting projects. My clients are painting experts and will go explore your painting knowledge at interview stage. You will be IT literate. You will be an positive, articulate and ambitious character that is a self starter able to organise their own workload and proactive enough to prioritise their work. This is a business that looks for passion and pride in people which in turn runs though their own work ethic.    
WHAT'S IN IN FOR YOU    
This role carries a large salary range as my client are looking for the right person as opposed to somebody that ticks a box.    
This is a business that truly employ a work hard and play hard attitude. They expect loyalty, commitment and hard work form those that they give opportunities to. In return they will offer flexible scope, money and working conditions. This business have a secured workload over the next couple of years and are very confident about increasing the market share in the short to medium term.    
To chat confidentially about this role then please call Matt Smith on 01489 232080 or email your cv to m.smith@earecruit.co.uk    
    
£ 27000.00 - £ 27000.00 per annum
Lead contract support- London
 
My Client is a well-respected Facilities Management Company who are currently looking for a Lead Contract Support to join their team and become an integral part of their functioning.    
 
You are needed to lead the delivery of contract support and helpdesk functions of the FM Contract. You will be in a customer facing role to provide exceptional customer service and business support through administrative, clerical, financial and managerial tasks in order to contribute to the continued growth and success of the business.
 
If you are:
  • Experienced in using Concept
  • Experienced in your ability to interrogate the system
  • Ideally worked with Dynamics
 
You will also have two people reporting into yourselves so you must have experience of supervising others.  
 
If this sounds of interest click Apply below and submit your CV. I will be in touch shortly to discuss this further.  
£ 25000.00 - £ 25000.00 per annum
My Client is a well respected Facilities Management Company who are currently looking for a Contract Administrator to join their team and become an integral part of their functioning.  
 
The role itself its a contract position lasting 9 months potentially leading in to a permanent position. It's a customer facing role to provide exceptional customer service and business support through administrative, clerical, financial and managerial tasks in order to contribute to the continued growth and success of the business.  
 
Your responsibilities will include:  
  • Ensure QHSE documentation is maintenance and readily available using CBRE systems
  • Manage the CAFM Systems as key user on site including PPM records, reactive and reporting
  • Develop, implement and manage operational systems to drive PPM and Reactive Task performance to meet the required SLA's and KPI's set out by the contract.
  • Actively identify/implement innovation across the contract to enhance performance and continue to meet client expectations.  
  • Monitor and maintain the attendance planner.
 
If interested in this position please press Apply and I will be in touch!
£ 35000.00 - £ 45000.00 per annum
Contracts Manager - Location: Swindon - £35,000-45,000 Salary    
My client is a decorating and maintenance contractor with over 30 years experience in the decoration and maintenance market.
Their Project portfolio is mainly within New Build, Private & Social Developments and it is preferable that the successful candidate has a proven track record in this discipline.  

Position    
They are looking to employ an experienced Contracts Manager with a painting and decorating background operating in the new build, private & social industries.
Candidate Information  
Successful candidates will spend approximately 80% of their time supervising contractors and direct personnel on site therefore experience supervising decorating contractors and sub-contractors is essential. The remainder of the time will be spent in the Swindon office, reporting to directors and planning managing sub-contractors meetings.  
   
You will have a proven background in decorating or maintenance and will have worked as a contracts manager or site manager previously, managing a small team.  
It is preferred that you will have a stable career background.  
 
Salary
This role carries a large salary range as my client are looking for the right person as opposed to somebody that ticks a box.  
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!