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Senior Site Manager – Reading, Berkshire

CD/ED1214
  • Berkshire
  • Permanent
  • £60,000 - £75,000
  • 14/01/2018

In line with the nationwide recovery we are witnessing in the residential development sector, we are currently recruiting for one of the UK’s best known residential developers for their residential scheme in Reading. As No 1 on site, the duties of the successful applicant will revolve around taking this new build site through from ground-works to final hand over and overseeing the two Assistant Site Managers.

The project has 3 years of construction remaining with a couple of hundred units left to build. The site is a traditional build project with 3 storey apartments and 3-5 bedroom houses.

Candidates must have at least 1 year experience in a similar role with a UK based residential developer delivering a high quality project against challenging deadlines and strict budget, must have experience on traditional build residential schemes, must have strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and must be competent with IT.

Required certificates include:

  • CSCS
  • SMSTS
  • First Aid certificate
  • Any other industry relevant qualifications

This position can offer:

£60,000.00 – £75,000 basic salary depending on level of experience
Annual bonus – 25% of salary
Car allowance of £5750 per annum
Attractive pension scheme
Private healthcare

Due to a large number of applicants only successful applicants will be contacted.

 

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Our client, an industry leading Housing Association based in Hertfordshire are looking to expand their development team with the addition of a Head of Development. Reporting into the Development Director, the successful candidate will take responsibility for the development team and ensure the timely and effective delivery of projects.

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To provide a lead role in a Regional Development team in delivering existing/ new communities through the physical, economic, environmental and social regeneration of neighbourhoods.

The successful candidate will undertake the management of a range of regeneration and development projects from inception to completion, and will be responsible for appraise and acquire new sites, they will also contribute as part of the development team in the formulation of strategies, policies and procedures.

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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and innovative Project Director to join a growing based in East London, an ambitious, multi award-winning business.  This will be a highly effective role with accountability to act as the company’s commercial lead in delivering our recently secured project to provide the comprehensive regeneration of a £1bn+ project, delivered through a joint venture partnership.

The Project Director will lead on ensuring the timely delivery and overall success of this transformative project from economic, quality, social and environmental perspectives. You will also have accountability for leading a team delivering a range of cross-sector workstreams, and ensure stakeholders are fully satisfied with the quality of the service and products delivered.

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We are recruiting on behalf of a luxury residential developer who operate in Hampshire and the surrounding counties.

They will build c400 units per year. These will predominantly be housing projects with some low rise apartment schemes. They are looking to appoint a Construction Director who can manage effectively, and ensure sites are producing finished units to agreed timescales and to quality levels.

The role will be to oversee all construction activity. This is a board level role, reporting to the MD. All board reports, programming, recruitment, Health & Safety, site conduct etc will come under the Construction Director’s remit.

This will be a hands on role, managing the Site / Project Managers on a day to day basis.

Applicants will have ideally worked as a Construction Director or as a Contracts Manager for a housebuilding company.

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Client Side Project Manager – Residential & Hotel development – Central London – £80,000 to £90,000

We are currently working with a privately owned Central London based developer, who are looking to appoint an experienced Client Side Project Manager.

Working across both the existing portfolio and new acquisitions, the Client Side Project Manager will actively lead development projects, manage the external design and construction teams, providing leadership and direction to ensure compliance with the development brief.

You will be tasked with managing the delivery of a project with the agreed time, cost and quality parameters.

Reporting into the Head of Construction and with regular contact with the companies’ CEO, this role offers the chance to join a growing business, the chance to further and developer a career and be involved with interesting schemes across Central and Greater London.

Candidates must have experience of working on large scale residential, hotel or commercial projects within Central London.

For further information please apply.

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Managing Director – Barratt Homes, Southampton

JICD1812 Residential Development
  • South of England
  • Permanent
  • £200,000 - £220,000
  • 20/12/2017

Potensis is delighted to be partnering with Britain’s leading residential developer. Barratt Homes have been building quality new build homes since 1958 and is recognised as the highest quality national house builder.

Their developments are planned to meet the needs of the local community, with the new homes they build ranging from studio flats to 6 bedroom family homes. Their geographic reach and product diversity allows Barratt Homes to maximise development opportunities across the country whilst giving them a balanced development portfolio

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Managing Director who will lead an established division, ensuring that its short and long term targets are achieved and provide guidance and support to the internal management teams.

The Role:

  • Commitment to delivering market leading customer service by embedding a culture within the business that is focussed on continual improvement to the customer experience.
  • Develop a clear business strategy and ensure that this is translated into actions via the board of Directors.
  • Meet the agreed financial and non-financial targets and ensure that decisions are taken in the long term interest of the wider business.
  • Ensure that the business is able to grow by delivering a pipeline of viable land opportunities within the defined geographical region.
  • Ensure that all relevant health and safety legislation is adopted as standard practice within the business.
  • Regularly review working practices to ensure that all construction led activities are safe, efficient and of best quality.
  • Develop high performing teams by recruiting, retaining and developing talent within the business.
  • Provide strong and clear leadership to the business and all of its employees.

The person:

  • Experience of working as a successful Managing Director in a high performing house building or construction led business.
  • Able to provide inspirational leadership to both experienced and inexperienced teams.
  • Excellent industry knowledge, developed within a high performing business
  • Rounded technical, commercial and financial expertise.

What’s on offer:

  • Very competitive salary, between £200k – £220k dependant on experience
  • Bonus up to 130% of basic
  • Relocation package would be considered for the right person
  • More details of a very attractive package available upon initial contact, if you would like to discuss before applying please email jon.ingram@potensis.com
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Head of Commercial – Residential Developer – Surrey – £80,000 – £85,000 plus benefits

My client are an award winning house builder producing housing and low rise apartments across the South East.

They are looking for a new Head of Commercial to join their team to manage the team there consisting of 10 members of staff.

You will also be required to procure trades for all new sites and make sure the build is coming within the agreed budget, managing a team of Estimators, Quantity Surveyors & Materials Buyers.

If you are interested this opportunity please apply today for further information.

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We are recruiting on behalf of a very well-regarded residential developer who build new homes in Kent, Sussex and Surrey

They are looking to grow their land team with the addition of an experienced Land Manager. This is a stable company and team, who are in a position to grow sustainably to be able to build more units in the years to come.

The role will be to source suitable sites through agents and contacts and project manage the acquisition with the support of the company.

Suitable candidates will have ideally worked for a residential developer covering the Kent, Sussex and Surrey patch.

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Cost Planner – Bedfordshire – Competitive salary + Benefits

CCO/13031 Construction
  • Bedfordshire
  • Permanent
  • Competitive
  • 19/01/2018
  • Cost Planner
  • Salary – Competitive
  • Company car/car allowance included plus benefits
  • Hours 9am to 5.30pm
  • Based in the office
  • Long term progression and development opportunities available

My client, one of the UK’s largest Main Contractors, is currently looking for a Cost Planner to be based in their office in Biggleswade. They are looking to employ a committed and motivated individual. They are happy for the candidate to come from either from a QS or Estimating route, as they are willing to train someone into a complete Cost Planner. This is an ideal opportunity for an individual with building industry experience and a commercial bias who can demonstrate a sound practical approach. The role is key to the successful value management of potential public sector construction projects in education, health and defence, the scope of the role will focus on developing cost plans, cost management, negotiation with consultants, suppliers and subcontractors ensuring bid budgets are robustly formulated and achieved, facilitating value engineering workshops and informing design teams on affordability. Working within the Commercial Department with specific cost planning expertise you will make a real contribution to the success of the group and profitability right from the start.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide commercial and contractual advice to the Operating Division
  • Negotiate competitive design consultant fee levels and payments terms on projects
  • Contribute to the Cost Database & Cost Library
  • Maintain the Education & Health Data base ensuring they are updated regularly
  • Provide advice on scheme affordability to Operating Division
  • Carry out project cost planning
  • Liaise with FF+E & ICT Consultants to set budget limitations & to achieve optimum provision
  • Prepare Life Cycle Cost analysis to ensure timely & competitive LCC reports
  • Ensure records are maintained and in an appropriate format
  • Apply value management on all projects
  • Add to knowledge of build costs and share with commercial team
  • Be familiar with the cost of current and innovative construction techniques and materials
  • Seek to improve quality of response for all bids and pre-qualifications
  • Ensure compliance with Standing Orders and Framework protocol
  • Provide support to staff on all aspects of Framework commercial/contractual matters
  • Commercial preparation for bids. Implement commercial bid strategy
  • Develop, implement and monitor commercial aspects of bid strategy with Operating Division
  • Effectively hand over successful tenders/cost plans monitoring up to financial close
  • Demonstrate good presentation skills
  • Collect and disseminate commercial best practice within the frameworks
  • Identifying commercial/contractual non conformances
  • Support and seek to improve the bid winning strategy for individual projects
  • Assist in commercial support for newly secured Frameworks

Requirements:

  • Suitable experience and/or a construction related accredited degree e.g. CIOB, RICS, ICE.
  • A full UK driving licence
  • A vast amount of experience of cost planning within the construction industry
  • To be successful in the role candidates will be expected to demonstrate the ability to work effectively within a team and have excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • You will need to show potential leadership skills, able to make decisions, manage resources, negotiate on all levels and influence outcomes.
  • We also require you to be business and customer aware, gained from previous work experience within the industry and a good knowledge of our structure as a business.
  • We are looking for an individual who is committed, with a positive and proactive attitude towards their development.
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Quantity Surveyor – Hampshire – £275 per day

DMO/13033 Repair & Maintenance
  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £275 per day
  • 18/01/2018

Our client, who are one of Hampshire’s largest providers of affordable homes are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to be based out of their Aldershot office.

You will be responsible for overseeing 2 projects, one is a fire damaged block that is being demolished with a complete new build development of flats, the other contract is a residential development that needs pre construction work.

Reporting into the Commercial Manage your commercial responsibilities will include setting up orders, overseeing variations, sub-contact orders, account works as well as other general QS duties. You will have a solid background in the new build residential sector and proven experience at the level of Quantity Surveyor. This is a 3-4 month contract with the selected candidate required to start as soon as possible.

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Quantity Surveyor – up to £55,000 plus benefits – Cardiff

MJO/13032 Residential Development
  • Cardiff
  • Permanent
  • £50,000 - £59,999
  • 16/01/2018

As part of a major increase in production levels our client, one of the UK’s  leading residential developers, is looking to expand the commercial team of their Welsh division with the appointment of a Quantity Surveyor.

The successful candidate will be required to prepare budget cost plans to support site appraisals, prepare and tender material schedules, establish and maintain key supplier relationships, procure, tender and appoint sub-contractor packages, manage and resolve sub-contractor variations and negotiate final accounts, produce financial performance review summaries and will need to have a desire to take ownership of traditional residential developments and display a good all round commercial awareness.

All Candidates MUST have previous at least 3 years’ post qualification experience in a similar role with a UK based residential developer or main contractor working on traditional residential developments. In recognition of your drive and enthusiasm, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive package and real promotion prospects. This role would be ideal for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor looking to progress their career in a progressive and forward thinking environment, that will reward your efforts with an industry leading salary and benefits package.

For further information, please apply today.

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In line with continuing expansion and to address the demands of an ever growing pipeline, one of the UK’s  leading residential developers, is looking to strengthen the commercial team of their regional office in South Wales with the appointment of an additional Senior Quantity Surveyor.

The successful candidate will be required to prepare budget cost plans to support site appraisals, prepare and tender material schedules, establish and maintain key supplier relationships, procure, tender and appoint sub-contractor packages, manage and resolve sub-contractor variations and negotiate final accounts, produce financial performance review summaries and will need to have a demonstrable track record of taking ownership of residential developments and display a good all round commercial awareness.

All Candidates MUST have previous at least 5 years’ experience in at least a project surveyor role with a UK based residential developer or main contractor working on volume residential developments. This role would be particularly suitable for a Quantity Surveyor looking to progress their career in a progressive and forward thinking environment, that will reward your efforts with an industry leading salary and benefits package.

For further information, please apply today.

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We are recruiting on behalf of a luxury residential developer who operate in Hampshire and the surrounding counties.

They will build c400 units per year. These will predominantly be housing projects with some low rise apartment schemes. They are looking to appoint a Construction Director who can manage effectively, and ensure sites are producing finished units to agreed timescales and to quality levels.

The role will be to oversee all construction activity. This is a board level role, reporting to the MD. All board reports, programming, recruitment, Health & Safety, site conduct etc will come under the Construction Director’s remit.

This will be a hands on role, managing the Site / Project Managers on a day to day basis.

Applicants will have ideally worked as a Construction Director or as a Contracts Manager for a housebuilding company.

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Project Manager – Oxfordshire – £65k + car/car allowance + benefits

GBE/13031 Repair & Maintenance
  • Oxfordshire
  • Permanent
  • £60,000 - £69,999
  • 16/01/2018

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading main contractors, are looking for a Project Manager for their £18 million high end traditional build contract comprising of 68 units in the Oxfordshire region. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the works from the 2nd phase, they recently completed the first phase which included 20 units. This is a high end contract where materials used will comprise of cotswold stone and leadlight windows. The candidate will cover all areas of construction works managing 2 Site Managers and the on-site commercial team. As well as making sure the project runs to speed and programme you will be responsible for chairing regular progress meetings with the client and associated sub-contractors. You will also ensure that health and safety is adhered to at all times. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record working with main contractors on high spec projects as a stand-alone number 1 working on projects of this size and contract value.

 

On offer is:

 

  • A basic salary paying up to £65k
  • Car/Car allowance
  • Private health care
  • Pension scheme 5+5
  • Bonus scheme
  • Excellent opportunities of progression
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Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading  contractors are looking for a Senior Site Manager for their Social Housing refurbishment scheme in the North West London region. You will be overseeing the full decent homes contract worth approximately £7/10 million. You will be covering all internal works such as kitchen and bathroom works, redecoration and re wiring. You will also cover external works such as windows, doors, pitched roofing and fabrications. There will also be fire risk assessment works (FRA) as well as major voids that will include structural alterations to properties. Managing a team of 3-4 Site Managers along with a team of Resident Liaison Officers, you will be responsible for ensuring that Health & Safety will be adhered to at all times and that the project runs to speed and programme. You will have regular progress meetings with client and sub-contractors as well as responsibility for staff appraisals and reprimanding. It is essential that you have a proven track record in the decent homes/refurbishment sector at Senior Manager level along with SMSTS, CSCS, 1st Aid and Asbestos awareness qualification.

 

On offer is –

 

  • Basic salary paying up to £55k
  • Car allowance
  • Group performance related bonus
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health/Life/Dental Insurance
  • Critical Illness cover
  • 26 days holiday
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Pre Construction Services Manager – Luton – up to £80,000 + Package

DKE/13022 Construction
  • Bedfordshire
  • Permanent
  • £70,000 - £79,999
  • 12/01/2018

Potensis are engaged with a the leading provider of regeneration services to assist in the recruitment of a Pre Construction Services Manager to be based in Luton

Purpose of the Role:

To set the Building services delivery strategy and proactively manage internal and external resources, consultants and supply chain to ensure safe and compliant (quality, time and cost) bids are achieved.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work with the Pre Construction Manager and the Estimator to develop MEP solutions on allocated bids.
  • To co-ordinate all information between appointed Consultants, supply chain, Public Utility Companies and internal Departments.
  • To obtain competitive disconnection, diversion and supply proposals required for the bid submission.
  • To procure desktop utility surveys directly and from third parties.
  • To obtain competitive sub contract prices to support the bid submission.
  • To check the tender documents for Robustness and commercial advantage.
  • To check the proposed Energy & Fire Strategy for robustness and commercial advantage.
  • To deliver cost planning advice on both Utilities and Services where necessary.
  • To ensure we have cost effective schemes & solutions.
  • To develop and coordinate value engineering to inform the bid process.
  • Take full responsibility of the day to day running of the services section during the bid process.
  • To obtain quotes and instruct specialist consultants to support the bid process including BREEAM, CFSH, SAP, SBEM, Energy Strategy, Fire Strategy etc
  • To support the design and commercial departments during production if required to challenge the consultants, supply chain, utilities and or employer.
  • To develop on site utility monitoring with automated meter reading equipment.
  • To attend site to record and monitor site electrical loading, when practical.
  • Any other reasonable management request

What they are looking for:

Experience

  • Previous  Building Services Management experience

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Develop others working within the services section and provide support and coaching where required
  • Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work on more than one project at a time
  • Ability to competently operate MS office (Word & Excel)
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Operate SAP, Code, BREEAM & SBEM pre-assessment to challenge the Employer’s Requirements and look for commercial advantage.
  • Operate U-Value calculators to validate the proposed construction build up.
  • Operate Swept Path Analysis Software to help inform the Planning Dept. of a delivery or work process during pre-construction.
  • Estimate site loads and obtain electrical TBS quotations to help inform the bid.
  • Operate services design software to challenge & guide the bid process.
  • Able to competently operate Autodesk AutoCAD, to help develop the bid communication.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines.

On offer for this role is a base salary of up to £80,000 p.a. plus market leading package

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Storeman/Site Operative – North West London – £10 p/hr

CD/G18018 Repair & Maintenance
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £10 per hour
  • 18/01/2018

Our client, a leading contractor are looking for a storeman/site operative for their social housing project based in North West London

The selected candidate will hold a valid CSCS card and have experience in managing deliveries and maintaining stalls on a construction site.

This is a long term role.

Interviews to be held next week for the shortlisted candidates. With a view to start right away, subject to references

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Forklift Driver £13-£15 – CHISWICK

CDR/1801 Trade & Labour
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £13 - £15 per hour
  • 18/01/2018

Forklift Driver £13-£15 – WEST LONDON CHISWICK– 2 WEEKS possibly longer

Our client, a major residential developer require a Telehandler to work on their site in WEST LONDON. The operative will be required to perform a range of general duties including controlling a forklift on a construction site. The candidate MUST require a valid CPCS card and their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment); this must include a hard hat, hi-visibility vest/jacket and steel toe cap boots. Long term work.

The rate of pay is £13-£15 per hour. Working hours are from 07.45-17:30 (weekend work available).

This is a good opportunity to gain experience on a construction site and acts as a way of progression onto other roles.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply

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To provide a lead role in a Regional Development team in delivering existing/ new communities through the physical, economic, environmental and social regeneration of neighbourhoods.

The successful candidate will undertake the management of a range of regeneration and development projects from inception to completion, and will be responsible for appraise and acquire new sites, they will also contribute as part of the development team in the formulation of strategies, policies and procedures.

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Supervisor – Islington – £36k + car + benefits

APE/13031 Repair & Maintenance
  • London
  • Permanent
  • £30,000 - £39,999
  • 16/01/2018

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing contractors are seeking a supervisor to carry out general day to day maintenance to occupied properties covering the Islington region.

This vacancy will require you to travel to occupied homes and to oversee 8-9 multi-traders and 3-4 sub-contractors. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of experience within the social housing/repairs and maintenance sector.

On offer is –

  • Salary of £36k
  • Company car
  • Fuel card
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible benefits such as buying and selling holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Income protection scheme
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Salary: £28k with an OTE of £38 + 28 days holiday (inclusive of statutory holidays), van and fuel card.

Our client is a leading social housing maintenance firm and they are seeking Multi Traders to join their contract in Kingston.

This is a large reactive maintenance contract within the social housing sector. Applicants must have a main trade of plumbing and be able to carry out various other tasks to a good basic standard. This includes basic carpentry, patch plastering and painting.

This role offers great career prospects within a fast moving and growing company.

You will need to be confident in working within the social housing sector and be able to deliver excellent customer service at all times within a set time frame

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Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading contractors are looking for an Electrician for their Social Housing project in the Islington region. Our client delivers a first-class reactive/responsive repairs service on behalf of their client and they are responsible for delivering reactive repairs for over 10,000 social homes across the region. You will have a proven track record in the repairs and maintenance sector having solid main contracting experience, however our client are also interested in candidates who have worked for Local Authorities or Housing Associations directly. You will be qualified to 17th edition standard and have test and inspection certification. Your primary duties will be carrying our general electrical repairs and maintenance work in occupied social housing properties.

On offer is –

 

  • Basic salary up to £31k
  • Company vehicle
  • Fuel card
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible benefits scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Income protection scheme
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Hoist Driver – CATFORD – SE6 £10.50 P/H

EBCD17/01 Trade & Labour
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £10 - £11 per hour (DOE)
  • 17/01/2018

CPCS Hoist Driver required for a busy site in CATFORD. Potentially 2 months work for the right candidate.

Candidates must have a valid CPCS Card and the right to work in the UK.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly. 0207 620 6920. Or 07341478416.

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Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading contractors are looking for a multi trade operative for their Social Housing contact in the Islington region. You will ideally come from a carpentry background (although this is not essential) and you will have a proven track record in the repairs and maintenance sector having solid main contracting experience. You will be carrying our general repairs and maintenance in occupied properties. The work will range from carpentry, plumbing, bricklaying, plastering and painting and decorating. Some of the properties will be listed buildings and the repair work will be on mature properties, covering staircase and sash window works.

On offer is –

  • Basic salary up to £29k
  • Company vehicle
  • Fuel card
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible benefits scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Income protection scheme
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4 Slinger Signallers £16 per hour – NW9.

EBA0987 Trade & Labour
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £16 per hour
  • 16/01/2018

Potensis are looking for 4 Slinger Signallers for a job based in NW9.

You will be working on a large residential development site.

Must have a CPCS Card with ALL DUTIES and ALL TYPES (HARNESS TRAINED ESSENTIAL).

Starting immediately, good run of work available.

Rate £16 per hour

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Slinger/ Signaller – COLINDALE NORTH WEST LONDON – £12-£13 p/h

EBA/98G6 Trade & Labour
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £10.00 - £14.99 per hour
  • 19/01/2018

Our client, a major residential developer require a slinger/ signaller to work on their site in [COLLINDALE]. The operative will be required to carry out general duties on site and will be doing general slinger/ signaller work. The candidate will require a valid blue CPCS card and their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) this must include a hard hat, hi-visibility vest/jacket and steel toe cap boots. Also have their own tools too.

The rate of pay starts on £12-£13p/h Working hours are from 07.30-17:30.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply.

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Town Planner, £45,000 + Package, Essex

CIR/13021 Residential Development
  • Essex
  • Permanent
  • Up to £45,000
  • 09/01/2018

My client, a successful residential developer, are looking to expand their land and planning team with the appointment of a dedicated town planner.

You will be responsible for providing planning advice to the business on future land acquisitions and their current land portfolio. The role will also involve project managing planning applications for housing and mixed used developments, engaging and managing independent consultancies, and attending external planning and public consultations when appropriate.

The role will suit an experienced planner who has insight gained from working in and around Essex with a developer, consultancy or local authority, with a focus on residential projects. This is an interesting and varied role with a leading developer with realistic and achievable plans for expansion.

Please apply with an up-to-date copy of your CV for further information

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Project Quantity Surveyor – West Location – £48,000 – £60,000

DKE/13021 Construction
  • London
  • Permanent
  • £50,000 - £59,999
  • 10/01/2018

Potensis are engaged with recognised family run contractor to assist them in recruiting a Project Quantity Surveyor to join their expanding Commercial team.

They are looking to recruit a Project Quantity Surveyor with 5 years plus experience in commercial offices and or education work. Ideally Degree qualified and with experience of running your own projects.

This is a site based role, however there may be times when you are based at their regional office near Reading.

Main tasks will include:

  • Pre-start reviewing design
  • Contract and cost plan allowances with team
  • Attending and contributing to design team meetings, attending and contributing to 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 against 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 your site.
  • Preparing the monthly CVR report to run through and agree with the visiting Commercial Manager.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is looking to make the next step to progress their career and may only have recently had sole project responsibility or only on smaller projects. You will be enthusiastic, driven and a team player.

There are no specific projects set out however almost all of the work over the next 18 months will be West London / M4 / M3 location.

This is an immediate requirement for the right candidate

Remuneration:

  • Base Salary: dependent on experience however will start from approx. £48,000 p.a.
  • Bonus: discretionary bonus may be paid depending on group & individual performance.
  • Car – Car or Car Allowance (grade will depend on experience)
  • Fuel:we pay for business mileage or the option to join the fuel buyout scheme and have a fuel card.
  • Holiday: basic 25 days plus BH (extra day for each 3 years continuous service up to 5) 3 days must be taken between Christmas and New Year.
  • Pension: after 3 months service you will be eligible to join the GPP pension scheme, this requires 6% contribution from Employee with 6% from Employer – every 3 years this company contribution increases to a maximum of 9%.
  • Train Travel & parking expenses: paid if necessary due to location of project.
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Labourers Needed- Hatfield £10 per hour

EBA0933 Trade & Labour
  • Hertfordshire
  • Temporary
  • £10 per hour
  • 16/01/2018

 

Our client, a major residential developer require labourers to work on their site in Hatfield (AL10). The operative will be required to carry out general duties on site along with assisting the trades and will be reporting in to the site management team. The candidate will require a valid CSCS card and their own PPE; this must include a hard hat, hi-visibility vest/jacket and steel toe cap boots.

Pay: £10phr.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly on 020 3141 6070.

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Assistant Civil Engineer – £28,000 + Benefits

CLE/12021 Residential Development
  • West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • £20,000 - £29,999
  • 19/12/2017

Assistant Civil Engineer – £28,000 + Benefits – Residential Development – West Midlands

My client is a residential developer, and due to a sustained increased in workload, they are looking to expand their technical team with the addition of a an Assistant Civil Engineer.

Reporting into a Technical Director, the role will involve coordination of the production of construction drawings, helping to appoint and manage the work of appointed consultant design teams, helping to provide civil engineering and design advice to the business on future land purchase and helping to provide design solutions to the build team for projects during the build process.

Candidates must have at least 1 years’ experience of working for either a residential developer, main contractor or civil engineering consultancy on residential schemes or infrastructure focused projects.

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Plasterer – Cardiff – To £15 per hour

EBA2266 Trade & Labour
  • Cardiff
  • Temporary
  • 15p/h
  • 16/01/2018

 

Plasterers required immediately. Due to the securing of a new, long term contract, one of our social housing clients are looking for Plasterers to join their contract team in Cardiff.

This is a large reactive maintenance contract within the social housing sector

This role offers great career prospects within a fast moving and growing company.

You will be responsible for all aspects of plastering maintenance and be confident in additional trades such as tiling, painting and decorating.

You will need to be confident in working within the social housing sector and be able to deliver excellent customer service at all times within a set time frame. It is essential to also have experience in the social housing/repairs and maintenance sector.

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Carpenter – Cardiff –  To £15.00 per hr

EBA1642 Repair & Maintenance
  • Cardiff
  • Temporary
  • 15p/h
  • 16/01/2018

Carpenter required immediately. Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing contractors are seeking carpenters to carry out repairs and maintenance to domestic properties across the Cardiff area.

These are mobile vacancies which will require you to travel to occupied domestic homes to carry out carpentry repairs. The successful candidates will have a proven track record of experience with multiple carpentry repair work, such as boarding up, boxing in, carpentry inspection, door frame work/door hanging, kitchen and bathroom repairs and window renewal. It is essential to also have experience in the social housing/repairs and maintenance sector.

Please note you will require to have a valid UK Driving Licence and your own vehicle. This position has a realistic possibility of becoming a permanent position.

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Multi Trader – Cardiff –  To £10.00 per hr

EBA4444 Repair & Maintenance
  • Cardiff
  • Temporary
  • £10 per hour
  • 16/01/2018

Multi Trader required immediately . One of our social housing clients are looking for Multi Traders to join their team on a long term contract working across their Cardiff region, CIS (Self-employed) payment available on the temporary contract

  • We are looking ideally for multi’s very comfortable in undertaking a full kitchen replacement (fitting the kitchen range with all plumbing requirements)
  • Tiling to a very high standard even undertaking small or even large plastering with in the work, flooring & be able to undertake a high finish in the decorating department
  • This is a large reactive maintenance contract within the social housing sector, so previous repairs experience is essential
  • Candidate must be happy working in tenanted properties
  • You will need to be confident in working within the social housing sector and be able to deliver excellent customer service at all times within a set time frame.

Please note you will require to have a valid UK Driving Licence and your own vehicle

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Customer Care Coordinator – £27k basic salary + bonus

JME/13022 Residential Development
  • London
  • Permanent
  • £20,000 - £29,999
  • 11/01/2018

We are recruiting on behalf of a large residential developer based in Hertfordshire.

They focus on building new build housing developments across Hertfordshire and some parts of London.

They need to appoint a Customer Care Coordinator who has experience working on resolving problems on new build residential projects.

Candidates will ideally come from a new build housebuilding background and able to understand the problems that new homes customers may have, however my client will also look at exceptional candidates from a Customer Service background without construction experience.

For more information please apply today.

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Town Planner, £45,000 + Package, Essex

CIR/13021 Residential Development
  • Essex
  • Permanent
  • Up to £45,000
  • 19/01/2018

My client, a successful residential developer, are looking to expand their land and planning team with the appointment of a dedicated town planner.

You will be responsible for providing planning advice to the business on future land acquisitions and their current land portfolio. The role will also involve project managing planning applications for housing and mixed used developments, engaging and managing independent consultancies, and attending external planning and public consultations when appropriate.

The role will suit an experienced planner who has insight gained from working in and around Essex with a developer, consultancy or local authority, with a focus on residential projects. This is an interesting and varied role with a leading developer with realistic and achievable plans for expansion.

Please apply with an up-to-date copy of your CV for further information

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Labourer X2 – Bishop Stortford – £10.50p/h

EBA8881 Trade & Labour
  • Hertfordshire
  • Temporary
  • £10.00 - £11.00
  • 12/01/2018

Our client, a major residential developer require labourers to work on their site in Bishop Stortford. The operative will be required to carry out general duties on site along with assisting the trades and will be reporting in to the site management team. The candidate will require a valid CSCS card and their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment); this must include a hard hat, hi-visibility vest/jacket and steel toe cap boots.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly on 0207 620 6920 – 07341478416 – 07789390970.

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We are recruiting on behalf of a large residential developer based in North London.

They build housing developments across all of the North London & Hertfordshire area.

They need to appoint a Customer Care Coordinator who has experience working on resolving problems on new build residential projects.

Candidates will ideally come from a new build housebuilding background and able to understand the problems that new homes customers have and will be expected to liaise with all internal teams and subcontractors.

My client will however, also look at exceptional candidates from a Customer Service background without construction experience.

For more information please apply today.

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Labourer X2 – BISHOPS STORTFORD CM23 – £10.00p/h

EBA6787 Trade & Labour
  • Hertfordshire
  • Temporary
  • £10 per hour
  • 12/01/2018

Our client, a major residential developer require labourers to work on their site in BISHOPS STORTFORD CM23. The operative will be required to carry out general duties on site along with assisting the trades and will be reporting in to the site management team. The candidate will require a valid CSCS card and their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment); this must include a hard hat, hi-visibility vest/jacket and steel toe cap boots.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly on 0207 620 6920. Or 07341478416.

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Assistant Buyer Berkshire – £35,000 to £40,000

CLE/13021 Residential Development
  • Berkshire
  • Permanent
  • £35,000 - £40,000
  • 09/01/2018

A leading residential developer based in Berkshire are looking to add an Assistant Buyer to their Commercial & Purchasing team.

Reporting into a Procurement Manager, you’ll minimise costs and maximise quality on a number of developments at a time. Working closely with architects and engineers, you’ll check drawings for discrepancies and compliance, assess quotations, and schedule and place material and plant orders for a number of projects. You also be tasked with assisting the Buying team with the issuing to suppliers of adequate tender documentation and analysing supplier pricing, in a timely manner.

Candidates MUST have experience in the UK and work for either a residential developer, main contractor or builders merchant.

For more information, please apply today.

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Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing refurbishment contractors, are looking to recruit a Site Manager for their decent homes project in the West London region. You will be predominately overseeing internal works that will cover kitchen and bathroom refurbishment. You will also be responsible for ensuring the project runs to speed and programme as well as ensuring that health and safety is adhered to at all times. It is essential that you have a proven track record in the decent homes/social housing refurbishment sector at Site Manager level. You will be required to have your own vehicle and fuel will be reimbursed for work related travel. You will also need up to date SMSTS, First Aid, CSCS and Asbestos Awareness certification. The selected candidate will required to start as soon as possible and this is a long term contract until Jan/Feb 2019, potentially longer.

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Labourer X2- HATFIELD – £10.00p/h

EBA/9046 Trade & Labour
  • Hertfordshire
  • Temporary
  • £10 per hour
  • 12/01/2018

Our client, a major residential developer require labourers to work on their site in HATFIELD. The operative will be required to carry out general duties on site along with assisting the trades and will be reporting in to the site management team. The candidate will require a valid CSCS card and their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment); this must include a hard hat, hi-visibility vest/jacket and steel toe cap boots.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly on 0207 620 6920. Or 07341478416.

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Traffic Marshall / Gateman – EDGWARE – £9.04 – 10 p/h

EBA/4567 Trade & Labour
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £9.04 - £9.61 per hour
  • 10/01/2018

Our client, a major residential developer require traffic marshall / Gateman to manage the ground based machinery and banking of vehicles and plant machinery on site in EDGWARE. The operative must hold a valid CSCS card and traffic marshal qualification.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly. 0207 620 6920. Or 07341478416.

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Labourer X2 – Elsenham Kingswood CM22 ESSEX – £10.00p/h

EBA1999 Trade & Labour
  • Essex
  • Temporary
  • £10 per hour
  • 10/01/2018

Our client, a major residential developer require labourers to work on their site in Kingswood Place. The operative will be required to carry out general duties on site along with assisting the trades and will be reporting in to the site management team. The candidate will require a valid CSCS card and their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment); this must include a hard hat, hi-visibility vest/jacket and steel toe cap boots.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly on 0207 620 6929. Or 07341478416.

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Labourer X2 – North West London – £9.61p/h – Golders Green

EBA0303E Trade & Labour
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £9.04 - £9.61 per hour
  • 04/01/2018

Our client, a major residential developer require labourers to work on their site in Golders Green. The operative will be required to carry out general duties on site along with assisting the trades and will be reporting in to the site management team. The candidate will require a valid CSCS card and their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment); this must include a hard hat, hi-visibility vest/jacket and steel toe cap boots.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly on 0207 620 6929. Or 07341478416.

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Welfare Labourer – South East London – £9.61p/h – HOUNSLOW TW3

EBA0303D Trade & Labour
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £9.04 - £9.61 per hour
  • 04/01/2018

Our client, a major residential developer require labourers to work on their site in HOUNSLOW. The operative will be required to carry out general duties, cleaning canteen/toilet area. The candidate will require a valid CSCS card

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly on 0207 620 6929. Or 07341478416.

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Labourer X2 – Buntingford – £10.00p/h

EBA2001 Trade & Labour
  • Hertfordshire
  • Temporary
  • £10 per hour
  • 10/01/2018

Our client, a major residential developer require labourers to work on their site in BUNTINGFORD. The operative will be required to carry out general duties on site along with assisting the trades and will be reporting in to the site management team. The candidate will require a valid CSCS card and their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment); this must include a hard hat, hi-visibility vest/jacket and steel toe cap boots.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly on 0207 620 6929. Or 07341478416.

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Labourer X2 – South East London – £9.61p/h – GREENWICH

EBA0303C Trade & Labour
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £9.04 - £9.61 per hour
  • 04/01/2018

Our client, a major residential developer require labourers to work on their site in GREENWICH. The operative will be required to carry out general duties on site along with assisting the trades and will be reporting in to the site management team. The candidate will require a valid CSCS card and their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment); this must include a hard hat, hi-visibility vest/jacket and steel toe cap boots.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly on 0207 620 6929. Or 07341478416.

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Labourer X2 – Elsenham Kingswood CM22 ESSEX – £10.00p/h

EBA0303B Trade & Labour
  • Essex
  • Temporary
  • £10.00 - £14.99 per hour
  • 04/01/2018

Our client, a major residential developer require labourers to work on their site in Kingswood Place. The operative will be required to carry out general duties on site along with assisting the trades and will be reporting in to the site management team. The candidate will require a valid CSCS card and their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment); this must include a hard hat, hi-visibility vest/jacket and steel toe cap boots.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly on 0207 620 6929. Or 07341478416.

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Engineer – Residential Developer – £50,000 – Essex

IJE/12031 Residential Development
  • Essex
  • Permanent
  • £50,000 - £59,999
  • 20/12/2017

Engineer – Residential Developer – £50,000 – Essex

My client is one of the UK’s leading developers and they are looking for an Engineer to join their team based in Essex. The role will entail appointing and managing external civil engineering design consultants.

The ideal candidate will have gained experience working for an Civil Engineering consultancy producing the necessary working drawings relating to highway and drainage design for residential schemes, or for a residential developer or local authority in a similar role.

In this role you will be responsible for procuring technical approvals for all Engineering aspects, including the adoption of roads & sewers, overseeing the necessary working drawings related to highway and drainage design and managing the initial technical submissions for approval by statutory authorities (S104, S38, S278).

Candidates will need to be able to communicate with the internal teams, particularly related to land buying and construction, and external civil engineering design consultancy staff.

In return you will receive a salary of c£50,000 per annum and a competitive benefits package. If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please apply with a copy of your up to date CV.

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Document Controller, Hampshire, 6 month, £150 per day

CLE/12022 Residential Development
  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • £150 per day
  • 20/12/2017

Document Controller, Hampshire, 6 month, £150 per day

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a bright and enthusiastic Document Controller to work for one of the UK’s leading Residential Developers on their new scheme in Hampshire.

You will be responsible for reviewing the current document control process and where necessary, introduce changes to ensure that the systems in place are robust and run effectively.

You will work with the design and technical teams to ensure that all design information and construction drawings are issued, maintained and stored in an efficient manner. This is a new role and you will be expected to work with senior members of the business, initiate change and help develop the function so that is able to adapt as the business grows.

Previous experience of working as a Document Controller on large scale construction projects is essential, as is the ability to work within a fast paced, busy office. Previous experience of using ASite would be preferable. You must also be a competent user of Word/Excel. It is essential that as well as excellent technical knowledge, you ae able to communicate effectively at all levels.

Please apply today.

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Labourer X2 – South East London – £9.61p/h

EBA2116 Trade & Labour
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £9.61
  • 10/01/2018

 

Our client, a major residential developer require labourers to work on their site in GREENWICH. The operative will be required to carry out general duties on site along with assisting the trades and will be reporting in to the site management team. The candidate will require a valid CSCS card and their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment); this must include a hard hat, hi-visibility vest/jacket and steel toe cap boots.

If you are interested in the position and are immediately available to start work, please apply by sending your CV.

Alternately you can contact us directly on 0207 620 6929. Or 07341478416.

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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Berkshire

DKE/10032 Construction
  • Berkshire
  • Permanent
  • £60,000 - £69,999
  • 19/12/2017

Potensis are engaged with one of the UK’s largest Main Contractors to source a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team in Berkshire on a permanent basis

They are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join an existing team and report into the Commercial Manager. With a diverse portfolio of projects they are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor with 4-7 years’ worth of experience through the main contracting market. Experience of leading your own schemes valued up to £20m is desirable.  The team have completed some outstanding projects to date and, with a full order book for the coming years, they are in place to continue this performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Line management and integration of new team members where appropriate
  • Ensure cash flow is maximised including ensuring payments are received on time
  • Provide commercial input including financial and contractual performance forecasts to the management team. Help ensure that business targets and KPI’s are exceeded
  • Preparation of monthly cost / value reports for area, together with review of results and consideration of trends with other contract team members
  • Production of commercial reports together with review of results and consideration of trends with other contract team members
  • Physical measurement of works and agreement of same with client and subcontractors
  • Agreement of certification and payment of subcontractor accounts – monitoring of such accounts against forecasts
  • Implementation and compliance with the contract change control procedure and monitoring thereof including notices to client as appropriate
  • Commercial and contractual advice to area team as and when required
  • Managing sub-contractors including sending out enquiries, collating prices, comparing with tender, negotiation, order placement, agreement of account and payment
  • Carry out any other duties not identified above and as required by their manager
  • To assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement their policies for risk management

Key Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Holder of a Full UK Drivers Licence
  • Educated to Degree level, or equivalent experience
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel
  • Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
  • Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills
  • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel

Projects type:

Commercial, Education, MOD, Health, Student Accommodation and multi-frameworks

Size of projects:

£2 million to £60 million

Salary Range:

On offer for this role will be a base salary of up to £65,000 p.a. (DoE) plus full package, including company car or car allowance, healthcare, matched pension up to 7.5% plus additional benefits 

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Admin – West London – £11 p/hr (3 day cover)

CDVIAED0102 Repair & Maintenance
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £11 per hour
  • 02/01/2018

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing refurbishment contractors, are looking to recruit an administrator for their repairs and maintenance contract in West London, 3 day holiday cover potentially longer.

Key Tasks / Activities/ Responsibilities:

  • The Administrator will be handling inquiries and queries from customers via inbound calls, email or potentially through outgoing calls.
  • Provide support for to inhouse staff, clients, contractors and residents
  • Inputting data
  • Oversee and manager general clerical tasks, such as drafting documents and answering telephones
  • Arranging appointments for residents with trades people in an effective and organised manner
  • Dealing with queries from residents, changing appointments
  • Keeping all activity logged and up-to-date in an accurate manner
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Administrator

GBE/12031 Repair & Maintenance
  • Middlesex
  • Temporary
  • £11 per hour
  • 20/12/2017

Our client, who is one of the UK’s leading Social Housing refurbishment contractors, are looking to recruit an administrator for their repairs and maintenance contract in North West London/Middlesex . Interviews to be held 1st week of January , long term work

Key Tasks / Activities/ Responsibilities:

The Administrator will be handling inquiries and queries from customers via inbound calls, email or potentially through outgoing calls.

  • Provide support for to inhouse staff, clients, contractors and residents
  • Inputting data
  • Oversee and manager general clerical tasks, such as drafting documents and answering telephones
  • Arranging appointments for residents with trades people in an effective and organised manner
  • Dealing with queries from residents, changing appointments
  • Keeping all activity logged and up-to-date in an accurate manner
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Plumber -London – £18 – £22 p/hr (must have own van)

GBE/12024 Trade & Labour
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £18 - £22 per hour
  • 20/12/2017

Plumber -London – £18 – £22 p/hr (must have own van)

Our client a leading main contractor are looking to recruit an experienced 6 plumbers to carry out repairs and maintenance to domestic properties. We are look for 1 to cover north of the river and 1 south of the river.

Working in occupied and void properties undertaking responsive maintenance, planned and void works. Replacing and maintaining all plumbing systems within domestic social housing properties. Daily tasks will include but not limited to, repairing leaks, replacing bathroom / kitchen taps, mixer showers, renewing waste pipes, toilets, syphons, inlet valves, baths / sinks / basins, bath panels, vented and unvented cylinders, pumps, tiling, complete bathroom replacements, radiator replacements / TRV’s.

Applicants must have own vehicle. The ideal candidate will have previous experience within the social housing sector.

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Planner – East London – £11 per/hr (temp to perm)

GBE/12025 Repair & Maintenance
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £11 per hour
  • 20/12/2017

Planner – East London – £11 per/hr (temp to perm)

I am currently recruiting for a Planner/Scheduler to join our client a repairs and maintenance contractor

  • My client is looking for an experienced Planner/Scheduler who has repairs and maintenance experience to join their team in East London
  • As a Planner/Scheduler you will be predominantly responsible for the planning of approximately 10-15 multi-skilled technician’s team and sub-contractors.
  • Providing customer service to residents and customers i.e. arranging appointments for residents with subcontractors
  • Dealing with queries from residents, changing appointments (rescheduling appointments using our planning tools)
  • Logging current jobs onto our job management system/database
  • Working with Supervisors and trades people to organise and schedule work
  • Updating and changing information as the job changes
  • Ordering equipment needed for the job
  • The key person communicating between the resident and maintenance worker
  • Keeping all activity logged and up-to-date in an accurate manner
  • Liaising with staff at customer sites keeping them up-to-date with progress information
  • Follow the company’s policies and procedures at all times
  • Cooperate with colleagues from other Departments in a timely manner if and when necessary
  • Provide information to your line manager in a timely manner when requested to do soThis is a temp to perm role
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Multi trade – South East London – £16 per hr (temp to perm)

GBE/12023 Repair & Maintenance
  • South East London
  • Temporary
  • £16 per hour
  • 20/12/2017

Multi trade – South East London – £16 per hr (temp to perm)

One of our social housing clients are looking for Multi Traders to join their team on a temporary to permanent contract IN THE South East London region, CIS (Self-employed) payment available on the temporary contract

  • There are live contracts in South East London
  • We are looking ideally for multi’s very comfortable in undertaking a full kitchen replacement (fitting the kitchen range with all plumbing requirements)
  • Tiling to a very high standard even undertaking small or even large plastering with in the work, flooring & be able to undertake a high finish in the decorating department
  • This is a large reactive maintenance contract within the social housing sector
  • Candidate must be happy working in tenanted properties
  • This role offers great career prospects within a fast moving and growing company.
  • You will need to be confident in working within the social housing sector and be able to deliver excellent customer service at all times within a set time frame.

Please note you will require to have a valid UK Driving Licence and your own van for the first 12 weeks

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Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing refurbishment contractors, are looking to recruit an administrator for their decent homes contract in West London. This is a short term holiday cover role for 1 week cover starting (TODAY!)

Key Tasks / Activities/ Responsibilities:

• Provide support for to inhouse staff, clients, contractors and residents
• Oversee and manager general clerical tasks, such as drafting documents and answering telephones
• Arranging appointments for residents with trades people in a cost effective and organised manner
• Dealing with queries from residents, changing appointments
• Keeping all activity logged and up-to-date in an accurate manner

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Carpenter – East London – £15 p/hr

GBE/10036 Construction
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £15.00 - £19.99 per hour
  • 19/12/2017

Carpenter – East London – £15 p/hr

Our client a leading main contractor are looking to recruit an experienced plumber to join their repairs and maintenance company based inEast London.

You must have a qualification or be time-served in Carpentry and be able to carry out the following tasks;

-Minor Plumbing

-Patch Plastering

-Patch Painting

Immediate starts available, leading to a permanent position for the right applicants.

Pay £15.00 per hour + an extra hour paid per day to cover fuel costs

Applicants must have own vehicle either a van or estate car and tools. The ideal candidate will have previous experience within the social housing sector. Applicants MUST be available Friday 27th October at 09:00am for Induction

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Managing Quantity Surveyor – Berkshire

DKE/10034 Construction
  • Berkshire
  • Permanent
  • £70,000 - £79,999
  • 19/12/2017

Potensis are engaged with one of the UK’s largest Main Contractors to source a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join their team in Berkshire on a permanent basis

The opportunity:

They are looking to recruit an experienced Managing Quantity Surveyor to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated managers. With a diverse portfolio of projects, they are looking for an established Managing Quantity Surveyor with demonstrable experience of managing teams of Senior Quantity Surveyors and multiple projects, along with a wealth of knowledge throughout the main contracting market.  Depending on size of schemes, the MQS will manage 3 to 6 schemes, each ranging in value from £500k to £60m.

 

The team and the region:

The team in Berkshire have completed some outstanding projects to date and, with a full order book for the coming years, are in place to continue this performance.

 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.

Individual:

  • 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
  • Excellent communicator (written & verbally with clients, colleagues and the public)
  • Good organiser & ability to prioritise
  • Professionally qualified in a relevant commercial discipline – degree qualified or equivalent experience

Salary and benefits – On offer for this role will be a base salary of up to £75,000 p.a. DoE, full package including car or car allowance, healthcare, highly competitive matched pension, share options plus additional benefits.

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Assistant / Quantity Surveyor

DKE/10031 Construction
  • Berkshire
  • Permanent
  • £40,000 - £49,999
  • 19/12/2017

Potensis are engaged with one of the UK’s largest Main Contractors to source an Assistant / Quantity Surveyor to join their team in Berkshire on a permanent basis

The Opportunity:

They are currently looking for an Assistant / Quantity Surveyor to join an existing team of passionate and dedicated Surveyors. With a diverse portfolio of projects they are looking for an Assistant / Quantity Surveyor with around 4 years’ worth of experience through the main contracting market.

Experience of leading your own schemes or working closely with a Senior Quantity Surveyor on schemes up to £7-8million and experience of being part of a team on bigger schemes from £10m + is attractive to this region and is the type of project experience they look for in applicants.

The Team and the Region:

The Berkshire Office and it’s team have completed some outstanding projects to date and with a full order book for the coming years they are in place to continue this performance. The team has been formed for several years and work in a coherent and professional manner who deliver on what is set out for their clients which is shown by the repeat business from the client base.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage the commercial resources (finance) of the assigned project (or section) to maximise planned gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts

·Provide commercial expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuations, claims, budget monitoring, and contract/workstream performance data

·Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement the groups’ policies for risk management

·Support the authorisation and submission of project variations. To authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and plant orders

·Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers

·Value work executed by sub-contractors and certify interim and final payments.

·Implement all of the group’s policies including those for SHE and risk management

·Promote the group’s values towards its customers in order to meet or exceed their expectations

Projects type:

Commercial, Education, MOD, Health, Fire Stations and multi frameworks

Size of Project:

£2million to £130million

Key Skills and Qualifications:

·Holds the relevant qualifications (Degree or HNC in Quantity Surveying desirable)

·Experience within a similar role

·Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel

·Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally

Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills

·Must be flexible in hours of work and travel

Salary Range:

On offer will be a base salary of up to £45,000 p.a. (DoE) plus full package, car or car allowance, healthcare and pension.

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Plumber – South East London – £15 p/hr 

GBE/10034 Construction
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £10.00 - £14.99 per hour
  • 19/12/2017

Plumber – South East London – £15 p/hr

Our client a leading main contractor are looking to recruit an experienced plumber to join their repairs and maintenance company based in South East London.

Working in occupied and void properties undertaking responsive maintenance, planned and void works. Replacing and maintaining all plumbing systems within domestic social housing properties. Daily tasks will include but not limited to, repairing leaks, replacing bathroom / kitchen taps, mixer showers, renewing waste pipes, toilets, syphons, inlet valves, baths / sinks / basins, bath panels, vented and unvented cylinders, pumps, tiling, complete bathroom replacements, radiator replacements / TRV’s.

Applicants must have own vehicle either a van or estate car. The ideal candidate will have previous experience within the social housing sector

Applicants MUST be avaliable Friday 27th October at 09:00am for Induction

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Plumber – West London – £15 p/hr

GBE/10033 Construction
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £10.00 - £14.99 per hour
  • 19/12/2017

Plumber – West London – £15 p/hr

Our client a leading main contractor are looking to recruit an experienced plumber to join their repairs and maintenance company based in West London.

Working in occupied and void properties undertaking responsive maintenance, planned and void works. Replacing and maintaining all plumbing systems within domestic social housing properties. Daily tasks will include but not limited to, repairing leaks, replacing bathroom / kitchen taps, mixer showers, renewing waste pipes, toilets, syphons, inlet valves, baths / sinks / basins, bath panels, vented and unvented cylinders, pumps, tiling, complete bathroom replacements, radiator replacements / TRV’s.

Applicants must have own vehicle either a van or estate car. The ideal candidate will have previous experience within the social housing sector.

Applicants MUST be avaliable Friday 27th October at 09:00am for Induction

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Graduate Land Buyer – Buckinghamshire – £25,000 – £28000+Benefits.

JIN/10031 Residential Development
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Permanent
  • £20,000 - £29,999
  • 19/12/2017

Graduate Land Buyer – Buckinghamshire – £25,000 – £28000+Benefits.

We are currently working on behalf of a leading residential developer who are looking to expand their land and planning team with the addition of a graduate to join their successful office based in Buckinghamshire.

The business is expanding and you will closely with the Land and Planning Director to gain exposure of the land buying process, including land identification, managing an appraisal process, researching planning issues and managing a land bid through to purchase. As your skills and experience grow you will have the opportunity to manage your own portfolio of sites independently.

Ideally, you will have graduated recently with a land or planning related degree or Masters degree and be looking to start your career with a fast moving residential developer who can offer rapid progress through the business.

Prior experience of working for a developer is not required as full training will be provided, however, drive, determination and the willingness to learn new skills is essential. For further information, please apply today.

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Technical Manager – Residential Developer – £65k basic + full benefits – South West London

We are recruiting on behalf of a volume housebuilder based in South West London. They are looking to appoint a Technical Manager to oversee all technical aspects on a number of schemes across South London and the Homes Counties.

The projects are a mix of traditional build housing and RC frame apartments. The role will be of a typical residential development Technical Manager and involve appointing and managing external consultants, checking drawings and answering site questions as they arise.

Candidates will need to have worked for:

  1. A housebuilder as a Technical Coordinator or Technical Manager.
  1. A contractor that builds residential projects as a Design Coordinator or Design Manager.

An architectural practice as a Project Architect and have managed external consultants.

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Plasterer – Essex – up to £30k + benefits

GBE/11032 Construction
  • Essex
  • Permanent
  • £30,000 - £39,999
  • 19/12/2017

Plasterer – Essex – up to £30k + benefits

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing contractors are seeking a plasterer to carry out repairs and maintenance to domestic properties covering Essex.

This will be a mobile vacancy which will require you to travel to occupied domestic homes to carry out plastering repairs. The successful candidate must be able to undertake small repairs to undertaking full ceilings up to 30 x sm & undertake  tripping of walls & ceiling & installing Thermo Boards (plus most of the time he will work alone!) Must be clean & able to work in occupied properties. It is essential you also have experience in the social housing/repairs and maintenance sector.

On offer is-

Basic Salary paying up to £30k

Vehicle

1hr extra for fuel

1 extra hr congestion

20 days holiday plus bank holidays

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Administrator – North London – £25k circa

GBE/11042 Repair & Maintenance
  • Greater London
  • Permanent
  • £20,000 - £29,999
  • 19/12/2017

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing repairs contractors, are looking to recruit an administrator for their repairs and maintenance contract in North London. Working as part of a team to assist the operational team to deliver a quality service to all clients including Housing Associations and Local Authorities and their residents.

Key Tasks / Activities/ Responsibilities:

  • Daily scheduling and tracking of Scaffolding going up and coming down for both Reactive Repairs and Major Repairs
  • Managing the online Scaffold Register
  • Ensuring that the Scaffold Register and all safety inspections are up to date
  • Managing all Damp Reports for the contract, ensuring recommended works are raised, scheduled and completed in a timely manner
  • Managing all Call Offs (non-contractual works), including requests for funding and raising work orders
  • Liaising with Contractors on a daily basis to ensure raised works are completed as per schedule and the system is updated with notes from each job
  • Monitor through reports and tracking of KPIs to ensure that the best quality of service is given to Clients
  • Monitoring, raising and analysis of all repairs relating to Legal Disrepair and Damp Works from inception to completion to ensure contract timescales are adhered to
  • Monitoring of follow on works to completion in agreed timescales
  • Ensuring all Section 20 requests are sent to the Leasehold team where appropriate
  • Managing the Section 20 report, ensuring the final cost does not exceed the notice served
  • Reviewing Planet FM system (in-house repairs system) to ensure all relevant information has been captured and recorded within the system by the Contact Centre
  • Distribution of incoming/outgoing communications (e.g. letters, telephone calls, emails), typing and filing of documents and ad-hoc administration duties
  • Managing confidential data

On offer:

  • 25k circa
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Flexi Benefits package
  • Pension scheme
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Senior Quantity Surveyor – London – up to £65k + Package

DKE/11041 Construction
  • Greater London
  • Permanent
  • £60,000 - £69,999
  • 19/12/2017

Potensis are engaged with a specialist stone restoration contractor to help source a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team in London.

The successful candidate will be joining an existing commercial team of 6 and will be tasked to lead 2 of the junior surveyors in the team.

You will be joining the new build side of the business (external stone and faience cladding, internal cladding & flooring and hard landscaping) and project values will range from £500k – £16mil. A background within stonework, faience and restoration is not essential for this role.

On offer will be a base salary of up to £65,000 p.a. plus package DoE along with the opportunity to work on some of London’s most iconic buildings

UK CONSTRUCTION EXPEREINCE IS ESSENTIAL

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Senior Contract Manager – Decent Homes – Up to £70k

GBE/11041 Repair & Maintenance
  • Essex
  • Permanent
  • £70,000 - £79,999
  • 19/12/2017

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading main contractors are looking to recruit a Senior Contracts Manager for their social housing external refurbishment scheme in the Essex region. They are looking for experienced candidates who have a proven track record in this particular sector, to cover 6 external frameworks in occupied residential properties.

It is essential that you have run projects of this scale and on an autonomous basis and ideally you will have a sound knowledge of decent homes projects. You will be chairing regular meetings with sub-contractors and with the client. You be responsible for overseeing 16 direct staff. You will be responsible for ensuring Health and Safety is adhered to at all times and that the project runs to programme.

On offer up to £70k basic + package and benefits

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Marketing Assistant – Residential Developer – Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus – East London

Our client are a leading residential developer based out of East London, they are looking to expand a thriving and energetic Sales & Marketing team with the addition of a bright and ambitious Marketing Assistant. You will be responsible for producing content marketing and output on social media – suggesting relevant content, research content, write first draft content, place content across different channels, review and report on performance of content. You will need to work with colleagues and agencies, to help plan and implement online marketing campaigns that drive engagement, traffic and leads across social media, search engine optimisation and PR.

The successful candidate will have;

  • A passion for all things social
  • Knowledge of SEO and PPC
  • Advertising, digital and CRM marketing knowledge and experience
  • Experience in;
  • Social media channel management
  • Content creation experience, ideally within a commercial environment
  • Monitoring, reporting on and achieving targets
  • Working in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Working with and managing third party agencies

Ideally you will have a relevant degree, but this is not essential.

For more information, please get in touch today.

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Senior Town planner, £45,000 + Package, Kent

CBU/11041 Residential Development
  • Kent
  • Permanent
  • £40,000 - £49,999
  • 19/12/2017

Senior Town planner, £45,000 + Package, Kent

My client, a successful residential developer, are looking to expand their land and planning team with the appointment of a dedicated town planning manager.

You will be responsible for providing planning advice to the business on future land acquisitions and their current land portfolio. The role will also involve project managing planning applications for housing and mixed used developments, engaging and managing independent consultancies, and attending external planning and public consultations when appropriate.

The role will suit an experienced planner who has insight gained from working in and around Kent with a developer, consultancy or local authority, with a focus on residential projects. This is an interesting and varied role with a leading developer with realistic and achievable plans for expansion.

Please apply with an up-to-date copy of your CV for further information

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Site Manager, To £58,000 plus full package, Bristol

MJO/11041 Residential Development
  • Bristol
  • Permanent
  • £55,000 - £80,000
  • 19/12/2017

Site Manager, To £58,000 plus full package, Bristol

We are currently looking to appoint an experienced Site Manager to join one of the UK’s leading  Residential Developers and run a Traditional Build scheme of 3 and 4 Bed houses near Bristol . The successful candidate needs to bring with them a proven track record of working on high specification residential schemes of up to 100 units, delivering a quality product against tight programs. As stand alone Site Manager, duties will include supervision of sub-contractors, chairing progress meetings, Q.A. control, provide H&S Training and ensure the project is delivered on time and to budget.

Applicants MUST have at least 5 years experience as a number one Site Manager with a UK based residential developer delivering a high quality project against challenging deadlines and strict budget, MUST have extensive Traditional Build  experience, MUST possess a valid CSCS card, SMSTS card, Scaffold Appreciation and First Aid qualification as a minimum and MUST have strong communication skills (both written and verbal). We are particularly interested in hearing from award winning site managers who feel that they are unappreciated and undervalued by their current employer.

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Assistant Site Manager, To £40,000 plus full package, Bristol

MJO/11042 Residential Development
  • Bristol
  • Permanent
  • £40,000 - £49,999
  • 19/12/2017

Assistant Site Manager, To £40,000 plus full package, Bristol

We are currently recruiting for one of the UK’s leading house builders who looking to appoint an Assistant Site Manager to work on a small traditional scheme of 2, 3 and 4 Bed houses near Bristol. The successful candidate needs to bring with them a proven track record of working on high specification residential schemes, delivering a quality product. Duties will include supervision of sub-contractors, chairing progress meetings, managing snagging lists, Q.A., provide H&S Training and ensure the project is delivered on time and to budget. This time sensitive project demands that the successful candidate adopts a “get it done” attitude, as the program’s deadlines are non-negotiable.

Applicants MUST have at least 3 years experience in a similar role with a UK based residential developer delivering a high quality project against challenging deadlines and strict budget, and MUST possess a valid CSCS card and 1st Aid qualification(as a minimum). In return for your efforts, you will be rewarded with an industry leading personal development and training programme and real promotion prospects.

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Regional Engineer

MJCO1001 Residential Development
  • Cardiff
  • Permanent
  • £500 - £5000
  • 19/12/2017

One of the most ambitious residential developers in Wales is looking to strengthen their award winning Technical Team with the appointment of an experienced Regional Engineer. Working on traditional residential schemes, the successful applicant will be required to ensure design and technical information is available to the required standard at the required time to all the appropriate stakeholders, prepare and monitor design programmes, maintain project design documentation including specifications, make applications for and progress technical and statutory approvals, provide technical support and advice to the wider project team and assist in the selection, appointment & management of external design and technical services consultants.

With a background in civil engineering, applicants will also have prior experience of working closely with local authorities, external consultancies and Utilities Companies supervising adoption of S38, S278 works and the vesting of S104 works for current and completed developments as well as design knowledge on highways and temporary works.

As a team player, the ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate at least 5 years’ of working in a similar role within a UK based residential developer, contractor or engineering consultancy that specialises in the construction of traditionally built projects.

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Assistant Site Manager – North West London – Temp to Perm

OHA/11042
  • London
  • Permanent
  • Up to £45,000
  • 19/12/2017

Assistant Site Manager – North West London – Temp to Perm

We are currently recruiting for one of the UK’s largest residential property development companies who are looking for an Assistant Site Manager to report into and assist the Block Manager on a massive regeneration scheme project based in North West London.

The duties of the successful applicant will include taking on 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, RC Frame apartments from 1st fix through to completion.

Ideally from a trades background, candidates MUST have at least 1 year experience in a similar role with a UK based construction business, where they have delivered a high standard of finish, MUST have experience on residential schemes, MUST have strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and MUST be competent with IT.

Required certificates include:

  • CSCS
  • SMSTS
  • 1st Aid certificate
  • Any other industry relevant qualifications

This position can offer:

• Circa £38,000.00 – £45,000.00 basic salary depending on level of experience + benefits.

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Plasterer – Romford – up to £32k + benefits

APE/11034 Repair & Maintenance
  • Romford
  • Permanent
  • £30,000 - £39,999
  • 19/12/2017

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing contractors are seeking a plasterer to carry out repairs and maintenance to domestic properties covering the Romford region.

This will be a mobile vacancy which will require you to travel to occupied domestic homes to carry out plastering repairs. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of experience with multiple plastering repair work, such artex, chimney flue, make safe, partition, patch plaster, plasterboard, rendering, skim ceiling, skim wall and coving. It is essential you also have experience in the social housing/repairs and maintenance sector.

On offer is-

  • Basic Salary paying up to £32k
  • Vehicle
  • Fuel card
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
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Land Manager – Hampshire – £70k basic + full benefits package

IJE/11031 Residential Development
  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • £70,000 + Package
  • 19/12/2017

Land Manager – Hampshire – £70k basic + full benefits package

We are recruiting on behalf of a very well-regarded residential developer who build new homes in Hampshire.

They are looking to grow their land team with the addition of an experienced Land Manager. This is a stable company and team, who are in a position to grow sustainably to be able to build more units in the years to come.

The role will be to source suitable sites through agents and contacts and project manage the acquisition with the support of the company.

Suitable candidates will have ideally worked for a residential developer covering the Hampshire patch.

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Land Buyer – Hampshire – £50k basic + full benefits package

IJE/11032 Residential Development
  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • £50,000 - £59,999
  • 19/12/2017

Land Buyer – Hampshire – £50k basic + full benefits package

We are recruiting on behalf of a very well-regarded residential developer who build new homes in Hampshire.

They are looking to grow their land team with the addition of an experienced Land Buyer. This is a stable company and team, who are in a position to grow sustainably to be able to build more units in the years to come.

The role will be to work with Land Managers to source suitable sites through agents and contacts and project manage the acquisition with the support of the company.

Suitable candidates will have ideally worked for a residential developer in a land role and now want to learn more and be given more exposure to deals.

 

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Land Graduate – Hampshire – £25k basic + full benefits package

IJE/11033 Residential Development
  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • £20,000 - £29,999
  • 19/12/2017

Land Graduate – Hampshire – £25k basic + full benefits package

We are recruiting on behalf of a very well-regarded residential developer who build new homes in Hampshire.

They are looking to grow their land team with the addition of an experienced Land Graduate. This is a stable company and team, who are in a position to grow sustainably to be able to build more units in the years to come.

The role will be to learn about the industry, and to work for a Land Manager supporting them in their role of sourcing suitable sites through agents and contacts and project manage the acquisition.

This will be a role where you can develop within the business and progress into a Land Buyer or Manager role in time.

Suitable candidates will have ideally have a degree focused on land, planning, real estate, residential development etc which could be RICS or RTPI accredited.

 

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Civil Engineer – Residential Development – West Midlands – £40 000

CLE/11031 Residential Development
  • West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • £40,000 - £49,999
  • 19/12/2017

Civil Engineer – Residential Development – West Midlands – £40 000

Our client, a housing developer with a national profile, currently have a requirement for Civil Engineer to join their in house team to work on various schemes across the West Midlands.

In this role you will be responsible for procuring technical approvals for all Engineering aspects, including the adoption of roads & sewers, producing the necessary working drawings related to highway and drainage design and managing the initial technical submissions for approval by statutory authorities (S104, S38, S278).

The ideal candidate will have gained experience working for an Engineering consultancy or residential developer and be familiar with Infrastructure design, possessing knowledge and understanding of Highway & Sewer design and Civil Engineering design standards.

In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary of up £40 000 per annum plus benefits, if you would like to learn more about this opportunity please apply with a copy of your most recent CV.

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Document Controller – Residential & Hotel Development – Central London – £40,000

Key Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility will be to ensure the hard and soft copy documents are kept up to date and co-ordinated. You will also be responsible for keeping the filing and drawing racks up to date.  The post involves coordinating with different consultants / departments / and if necessary contractors, and ensuring that documents are kept in the right location, recorded, and distributed as required.

  1. Manage documents (internal & external) through the Document Management System.
  2. Ensure teams comply with document control processes and procedures
  3. Checks compliance and quality of documents
  4. Maintain a register of documentation and files through the use of the Document Management System
  5. Distribute documentation to relevant people internally and externally.
  6. Liaise with Designers Contractors Subcontractors and other necessary organisations
  7. Perform Document Management checks
  8. Manage the storage of all hard copy documentation for the programme
  9. Maintain company standards through training and regular updates with head office.
  10. Monitoring and reviewing the document management / filing processes, and advising on improvements and changes required to meet the company’s on-going business needs.

Administrative support.

Previous experience of working as a Document Controller on large scale construction projects is essential, as is the ability to work within a fast paced, busy office. Previous experience of using Share Point would be preferable. It is essential that as well as excellent technical knowledge, you ae able to communicate effectively at all levels.

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Education Framework Manager (FTC)

CHO/11031 Construction
  • London
  • Permanent
  • Up to £45,000
  • 19/12/2017

A leading construction company are urgently looking to bring in a Framework Manager to work on a large education framework on a Fixed Term Contract and to work out of their office based in Middlesex.

The Company:

  • A leading construction company with a reputation for delivering high quality projects
  • Excellent feedback from their employees
  • Portfolio of known projects

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Individuals should be self-motivated and able to take the initiative
  • They should have the ability to communicate at all levels and through all mediums, including formal presentations
  • They should also have strong time management skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Experience of bid management and/or bid writing would be highly desirable
  • Knowledge of the Education Sector within the built environment is a must

Salary

Salary pays up to £45,000 negotiable based on experience. Additional package of travel, pension and healthcare will be included on top of the salary.
Only candidates with relevant construction experience will be considered. Please do not apply if you do not match the criteria.

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Site Manager – South East London – £22 per hr

GBE/11031
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £22 per hour
  • 19/12/2017

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading main contractors are looking to recruit a Site Manager for their social housing external refurbishment scheme in the Lambeth region.

They are looking for experienced candidates who have a proven track record in this particular sector, to cover external work in occupied residential properties.

You will be overseeing work such as doors, windows and roofing as well brickwork and concrete repairs. You will be responsible for health and safety on site and ensuring the project runs to speed and programme.

SMSTS, CSCS, SCAFFOLD INSPECTION OR AWARENESS and 1st Aid qualification are required.

Initially this will be a temp contract with a realistic chance of long term/perm work for the right candidate. To start this afternoon or tomorrow morning

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Graduate Land Buyer – Kent – £25,000 +Benefits.

CBU/11021
  • Kent
  • Permanent
  • £20,000 - £29,999
  • 19/12/2017

Graduate Land Buyer – Kent – £25,000 +Benefits.

We are currently working on behalf of a medium sized residential developer who are looking to expand their land and planning team with the addition of a graduate to join their team in Kent.

The business is expanding and you will closely with the Land Director to gain exposure of the land buying process, including land identification, managing an appraisal process, researching planning issues and managing a land bid through to purchase. As your skills and experience grow you will have the opportunity to manage your own portfolio of sites independently.

Ideally, you will have graduated recently with a land or planning related degree or Masters degree and be looking to start your career with a fast moving residential developer who can offer rapid progress through the business.

Prior experience of working for a developer is not required as full training will be provided, however, drive, determination and the willingness to learn new skills is essential. For further information, please apply today.

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Regional Engineer, To £55,000 plus package, East London

MJO/11031 Residential Development
  • London
  • Permanent
  • £50,000 - £59,999
  • 19/12/2017

Regional Engineer, To £55,000 plus package, East London

One of the most ambitious residential developers in Wales is looking to strengthen their award winning Technical Team with the appointment of an experienced Regional Engineer. Working on traditional residential schemes, the successful applicant will be required to ensure design and technical information is available to the required standard at the required time to all the appropriate stakeholders, prepare and monitor design programmes, maintain project design documentation including specifications, make applications for and progress technical and statutory approvals, provide technical support and advice to the wider project team and assist in the selection, appointment & management of external design and technical services consultants.

With a background in civil engineering, applicants will also have prior experience of working closely with local authorities, external consultancies and Utilities Companies supervising  adoption of S38, S278 works and the vesting of S104 works for current and completed developments as well as design knowledge on highways and temporary works.

As a team player, the ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate at least 5 years’ of working in a similar role within a UK based residential developer, contractor or engineering consultancy that specialises in the construction of traditionally built projects.

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Design Manager – Croydon/Ealing – £70,000 + Package – Permanent

JWI/11031 Construction
  • Croydon/Ealing
  • London
  • Permanent
  • £70,000 + Package
  • 19/12/2017

My client a leading U.K Construction company are looking to recruit a Design Manager to support them with 2 London Projects.

The projects will be in Croydon (Residential) and a project in Ealing (Extension to a church)

The main purpose of the role is to co-ordinate and integrate the activities of our external design consultants.

The company deal with new build and re-furbishment projects in the Education, Residential, Commercial and Social Housing

Main Duties/Responsibilities

·Leading and assisting design and coordination

·Liaising with clients to discuss project progress

·Agreeing scope and budgets

Skill set required

·Main contractor background

·Solid proven design management skills

·Experience of working with design teams

·Involvement and assistance with bid teams in pre-construction

On offer

·Basic salary paying up to £65k – £70k doe

·Car allowance of £5k / Travel Exspenses

·Medical insurance

·Pension scheme

·26 days holiday

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Site Manager – Residential Developer – Up to £65,000 + bonus – East London

Our client are an industry leading residential developer based in East London, due to recent success in securing a number of new sites and expansion,  the company are looking to build on their team by the addition of a strong and successful Site Manager. You will be working on a high rise development of over 170 units, therefore experience with similar developments will be beneficial.

For this role you will be working on our clients flagship development and as such it will be vital to have the following experience:

  • Residential Developments
  • RC Frame (Reinforced Concrete Frame)
  • High Rise Schemes

Candidates MUST have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role with a UK based residential developer / main contractor delivering a high quality project against challenging deadlines and strict budget, MUST have experience on residential schemes, MUST have strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and MUST be competent with IT.

Required certificates include:

  • CSCS
  • SMSTS
  • 1st Aid certificate
  • Any other industry relevant qualifications

For more information, please get in touch today.

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Project Manager – Residential Developer – Up to £85,000 + bonus – East London

Our client are an industry leading residential developer based in East London, due to recent success in securing a number of new sites and company expansion,  they are looking to build on their team by the addition of a strong and successful Project Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering a scheme of over 200 units from start through to completion, managing a team of Site Managers to deliver the company’s flagship development based in East London. The scheme will be a high rise development and as such experience in this will be an essential. The successful candidate will need to ensure that the project runs successfully to deadlines and within budget.

Candidates MUST have at least 10 years’ experience in a similar role with a UK based residential developer / main contractor delivering a high quality project against challenging deadlines and strict budget, MUST have experience on residential schemes, MUST have strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and MUST be competent with IT.

Required certificates include:

  • CSCS
  • SMSTS
  • 1st Aid certificate
  • Any other industry relevant qualifications

For more information, please get in touch today.

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Contracts Manager – Residential Developer – Up to £95,000 + bonus – East London

Our client are an industry leading residential developer based in East London, due to recent success in securing a number of new sites and company expansion,  they are looking to build on their team by the addition of a strong and successful Contracts Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering a number of high profile schemes of between 50 – 300 units from start through to completion, managing a team of Project & Site Managers to deliver developments based in East London. The schemes will be a high rise developments and as such experience in this will be an essential. The successful candidate will need to ensure that the projects run successfully to deadlines and within budget.

Candidates MUST have at least 10 years’ experience in a similar role with a UK based residential developer / main contractor delivering a high quality project against challenging deadlines and strict budget, MUST have experience on residential schemes, MUST have strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and MUST be competent with IT.

Required certificates include:

  • CSCS
  • SMSTS
  • 1st Aid certificate
  • Any other industry relevant qualifications

For more information, please get in touch today.

 

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Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing contractors are seeking a carpenter to carry out repairs and maintenance to domestic properties covering the West London region.

This will be a mobile vacancy which will require you to travel to occupied domestic homes to carry out carpentry repairs. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of experience with multiple carpentry repair work, such as boarding up, boxing in, carpentry inspection, door frame work/door hanging, kitchen and bathroom repairs and window renewal. It is essential you also have experience in the social housing/repairs and maintenance sector.

On offer is –

  • Basic Salary paying up to £32k
  • Vehicle
  • Fuel card
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
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Quantity Surveyor, To £52,000  plus package, Devon

MJO/11021 Residential Development
  • Devon
  • Permanent
  • £50,000 - £59,999
  • 19/12/2017

Quantity Surveyor, To £52,000  plus package, Devon

Quantity Surveyor required immediately. Due to a marked and ongoing increase in production levels our client, one of the South West’s  leading residential developers, is looking to strengthen their commercial team with the appointment of an enthusiastic and energetic Quantity Surveyor.

The successful candidate will be required to prepare budget cost plans to support site appraisals, prepare and tender material schedules, establish and maintain key supplier relationships, procure, tender and appoint sub-contractor packages, manage and resolve sub-contractor variations, negotiate final accounts, produce financial performance review summaries and will need to have a demonstrable track record of taking ownership of residential developments and display a good all round commercial awareness.

All Candidates MUST have previous at least 5 years experience in a Quantity Surveyor role with a UK based residential developer or main contractor working on traditional build developments. For further information, please apply today.

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Senior Payroll and HR Administrator

MLNOV10
  • Bristol
  • Permanent
  • Competitive
  • 19/12/2017

We are looking for a motivated and fun individual to join our fast paced and growing Operations and Finance team. If you have great attention to detail, a good sense of humour and want to progress in a culture that supports learning and career development then this is an opportunity not to be missed.

  • Overseeing and Managing Weekly Pay and Bill process for Managed Service  Contracts for Umbrella and Personal Service Company Contractors
  • Processing Timesheets & Compliance for New and Existing Contractors
  • Day to Day Management of 1 x Payroll Administrator
  • On Boarding New Customers onto Pay and Bill System
  • KPI Reporting for MSP Clients for both internal and external Stakeholders
  • Systems Testing and Management of System Issues with Zeel our external System Provider
  • Managing Customer expectations with regards to Ad Hoc reporting for Workers hours and charges
  • Managing escalations and complaints

Internal HR Administration for 75 Staff covering:

  • Holiday and Sickness Management & Tracking
  • HR Schemes such as Cash Plan Scheme and Private Medical Scheme Administration
  • New Starter and Leaver Paperwork
  • Amendment to Terms for existing Staff
  • Monthly Internal Payroll Calculations and Input to Sage Payroll for Management Accountant to approve and pay
  • Supporting Management Accountant with Year End Internal Payroll submission to HMRC and P11D Benefits In Kind for Staff
  • Experience – at least 2 year’s experience

Industry experience – very desirable from either Recruitment or Umbrella Company background
Salary : Competitive, 22 Days Holiday + your birthday
Qualifications – a Payroll or Business type qualification would be desirable (Payroll Technician, AAT type studier)

Contact  Lou 07584 285 448 or lou.billups@potensis.com

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Site Manager – South East London – up to £49.5k package plus benefits

GBE/11014 Residential Development
  • London
  • Permanent
  • Up to £49.5k + package + benefits
  • 19/12/2017

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading refurbishment and maintenance main contractors, are looking to recruit a Site Manager for their external decent homes contract in the Lambeth region. They are looking for experienced candidates who have a proven track record in this particular sector, to cover their doors, windows, roofing and brickwork contract on occupied residential properties. It is essential that you have up to date SMSTS, 1st Aid, Scaffold awareness or inspection and Asbestos awareness. You will be responsible for making sure that the externals package is completed to speed and program and that health & safety is adhered to at all times. You will need to have the use of your own vehicle, petrol expenses will be paid for business mileage. This will be a temporary to permanent position after a 3 month probationary period.

On offer is:

  • Basic salary paying up to £45k
  • Car allowance paying 10% of salary
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Childcare vouchers/eye care vouchers.
  • Discounts and cashback opportunities from well-known high-street retailers and gym membership.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
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Planning Manager, £60,000 + Package, Essex

ATK/10041 Residential Development
  • Essex
  • Permanent
  • £60,000 - £69,999
  • 19/12/2017

Planning Manager, £60,000 + Package, Essex

We are currently managing an exciting opportunity for an Town Planning Manager working for a developer producing high end, individually designed luxury homes based in the Essex and Cambridge areas.

They are a national housebuilder and have built their reputation based on the high quality of their developments. They are expanding the team and are looking for a Town Planner or Planning Manager to join their region.

Main responsibilities of the role:

Provide advice and work alongside the internal Land team to give advice pre land acquisition

Liaise, instruct and co-ordinate consultants to achieve planning consents

Ensure the town planning consultants are working to the agreed brief and are in line with the high quality and design standards.

It is required that you will have experience acquiring planning applications for residential developments and ideally be MRTPI.

Package is up to £60,000 (dependant on experience) + bonus + healthcare + pension

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Document Controller – West London, £35,000+Benefits.

CBU/10042 Residential Development
  • London
  • Permanent
  • £30,000 - £39,999
  • 19/12/2017

Document Controller – West London, £35,000+Benefits.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a bright and enthusiastic Document Controller to work for one of the UK’s leading Residential Developers in West London.

You will be responsible for reviewing the current document control process and where necessary, introduce changes to ensure that the systems in place are robust and run effectively.

You will work with the design and technical teams to ensure that all design information and construction drawings are issued, maintained and stored in an efficient manner. This is a new role and you will be expected to work with senior members of the business, initiate change and help develop the function so that is able to adapt as the business grows.

Previous experience of working as a Document Controller on large scale construction projects is essential, as is the ability to work within a fast paced, busy office. Previous experience of using Aconex would be preferable. You must also be a competent user of Word/Excel. It is essential that as well as excellent technical knowledge, you ae able to communicate effectively at all levels.

If you are highly organised, can show initiative and are interested in a career with long term opportunities, please apply today.

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Maintenance Operative – North West London – £35,000 + van + benefits

Our client, a leading residential developer, are looking to recruit a Customer Care / Maintenance Operative to work across their developments in North West London

The successful candidate will provide a variety of remedial works for customers in their new homes during their 2 year warranty period.

The ideal candidate will have an excellent standard of carpentry, plaster patching and painting, but will also be able to carry out re-pointing and basic plumbing. The successful candidate will be well-organised, self-motivated, efficient and capable of managing their workload. The ability to deal efficiently and courteously with new home purchasers is also essential, as is a full driving licence.

In order to be considered for the role you MUST have a strong multi-trade background and have experience in the residential sector either for a developer, contractor or housing association.

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Land and Planning Graduate – North West London – up to £27,000 Basic + Benefits

SDO/10031 Residential Development
  • London
  • Permanent
  • Up to £27,000 Basic + Benefits
  • 19/12/2017

A London house builder of high end modern design led schemes is seeking a Land and Planning Graduate to join its central land function.

You will be part of a close team operating all aspects of Land and Planning, working on projects throughout the South East. My client is well respected developer in London, offering an excellent opportunity to work on extremely high-value projects, you will work very closely with the Land and Planning Director. An outstanding training programme will be tailored to help you achieve chartered status enabling fast progression to become a business leader of the future.

As a new member of an established Land and Planning department you will be involved in many aspects of planning such as:

•Land Identification

•Land Monitoring

•Land Appraisals

•Planning and Development

No experience is essentially needed for this role, as you will be mentored through the start of your career, however the ideal candidate will have:

•Completed a relevant planning / property / real estate degree

•Completed an internship or work placement in a Real Estate Company / Developer.

To be considered for this vacancy please send your CV in response to this advert.

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Land Manager – Residential Developer – Leicestershire- up to £70,000 plus package

My client is a leading residential developer who are looking for a Land Manager to cover their Leicestershire region.

This roles covers their strategic land sites so they are looking for someone with experience in this area.

You will be required to purchase the sites and project manage the planning consultants through planning permission.

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity then please apply today.

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Architectural Technician – £25,000 + Benefits – Residential Development – Southampton

My client is a residential developer, and due to a sustained increased in workload, they are looking to expand their technical team with the addition of an Architectural Technologist / architectural technician.

Reporting into a Technical Director, the role will involve coordination of the production of construction drawings, helping to appoint and manage the work of appointed consultant design teams, helping to provide architectural and design advice to the business on future land purchase and helping to provide design solutions to the build team for projects during the build process. As this is a junior role full training will be provided.

My client is interested in speaking to budding Architectural Technicians and Technologists who have construction experience and/or desire to work within the residential development industry.

For further details, please apply today.

 

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Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading contractors are looking to recruit a Project Manager for their decent homes contract in the Buckinghamshire region. You will be managing 2 x Site Managers, 2 x Resident Liaison Officers and a Quantity Surveyor. The majority of the contract will be overseeing a kitchen & bathroom/internal programme worth £3 million per year. You will be expected to ensure the project runs to speed and programme and also ensure that health & safety is adhered to at all times. You will be chairing/attending client and sub-contractor meetings and be responsible for full contract control.

On offer is –

  • Salary paying up to £60k
  • Company vehicle or £5k car allowance
  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Child care voucher scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Health care scheme
  • Share save scheme

Should you be interested in this position, please call me on the below number or reply to this mail. Our client are looking to have the selected candidate on board as soon as possible.

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Project Architect , Northampton – Residential Developer, £55,000 plus package

CBU/1001 Residential Development
  • Northamptonshire
  • Permanent
  • £50,000 - £59,999
  • 19/12/2017

Project Architect , Northampton – Residential Developer, £55,000 plus package

We are recruiting on behalf of one of the UK’s leading house builders who produce a wide range of high quality homes.

Reporting to a Technical Manager you will be primarily involved with delivering feasibility layouts on time, assisting in the preparation of working and planning drawings and will act as the first point of contact for any queries from the site team.

Ideally you will have had experience of working on residential led projects within an architectural practice. Training on all the skills required to work for a developer will be provided. It is more important that all candidates possess excellent attention to detail, are driven and enthusiastic and have the desire to see developments progress from inception to completion.

If you are interested in receiving further details please contact us today.

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Technical Coordinator – Housebuilder – up to £57k basic + full benefits package – Northampton

We are recruiting on behalf of a residential developer in Northampton. They are looking to appoint a Technical Coordinator to oversee all technical aspects of a number of projects.

The role will be of a typical residential development Technical Coordinator and involve appointing and managing external consultants, checking drawings and answering site questions as they arise.

Candidates will need to have worked for:

1.a housebuilder as a Technical Coordinator or Technical Manager.

2. a contractor that builds residential projects as a Design Coordinator or Design Manager.

3. an architectural practice as a Project Architect and have managed external consultants.

If you are interested in receiving further details please contact us today.

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Estimator – Housebuilder – £80K basic + full benefits package – Essex

We are recruiting on behalf of a volume housebuilder based in Essex. They are looking to appoint an Estimator to oversee the early stages of developments and who will be able to give accurate estimates for potential land purchases.

Candidates will have estimating experience and new build experience, working between the Commercial and Land team you will get appropriate training to have a full understanding of the land side of the role, if not already obtained.

This is a great opportunity to join a national house-builder who will offer an excellent package and benefits scheme.

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Plumber – Essex – £14 p/hr

GBE/10021 Repair & Maintenance
  • Essex
  • Temporary
  • £14 - £15 per hour
  • 19/12/2017

Our client a leading main contractor are looking to recruit an experienced plumber to join their repairs and maintenance company based in Essex (Southend).

Working in occupied and void properties undertaking responsive maintenance, planned and void works. Replacing and maintaining all plumbing systems within domestic social housing properties.

Daily tasks will include but not limited to, repairing leaks, replacing bathroom / kitchen taps, mixer showers, renewing waste pipes, toilets, syphons, inlet valves, baths / sinks / basins, bath panels, vented and unvented cylinders, pumps, tiling, complete bathroom replacements, radiator replacements / TRV’s.

Applicants must be time-served, have a valid driving licence, as a van will be provided. The ideal candidate will have previous experience within the social housing sector.

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Multi Trade Carpenter – North West London/Herts – £15 ph

APA/10031 Construction
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £14 - £15 per hour
  • 18/12/2017

Multi Trade Carpenter – North West London/Herts – £15 ph plus vehicle plus fuel card – temp to perm

A nationwide social housing contractor currently require a Carpenter multi-trader to carry out repairs and maintenance to domestic properties in the North/North West London area as well as the Uxbridge/Watford area.

It will be a mobile role requiring you to travel to various properties to carry out repairs. Candidates for this role will ideally hold extensive repairs and maintenance experience with Carpentry being your core trade but covering other trades such as painting, decorating and tiling.

Ideally candidates will hold a trade qualification however this is not essential. Candidates must have UKATA (Asbestos Awareness) Ideal candidates will have their own van (a fuel card will be provided) however a vehicle can be provided.

This position has a realistic possibility of becoming a permanent position of so desired.

On offer is-

  • Basic salary paying between £28/30K
  • Company vehicle
  • Fuel card
  • Company phone
  • Pension scheme
  • Rewards scheme
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays

 

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Groundworker/Multi Trader – Dartford – £15p/h

GBE/10032 Repair & Maintenance
  • Kent
  • Temporary
  • £14 - £15 per hour
  • 18/12/2017

Our client a nationwide social housing contractor currently require a multi-trader to carry out repairs and maintenance to domestic properties covering Dartford (Swancombe and Longfield).

It will be a mobile role requiring you to travel various properties to carry out repairs. Candidates for this role will ideally hold extensive experience as a multi trader with a ground works bias. The successful  candidates will hold a Trade qualification however this is not essential.

Candidates must have UKATA (Asbestos Awareness)

This will be a 12 week temporary to permanent position.

Ideal candidates will have own van (a fuel card will be provided) , however those who do not must have a clean driver’s license.

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Carpenter/Multi Trader – Dartford – £15p/h

GJO/10041 Repair & Maintenance
  • Kent
  • Temporary
  • £14 - £15 per hour
  • 18/12/2017

Our client a nationwide social housing contractor currently require a multi-trader to carry out repairs and maintenance to domestic properties covering Dartford (Swanscombe and Longfield).

It will be a mobile role requiring you to travel various properties to carry out repairs. Candidates for this role will ideally hold extensive experience as a multi trader with Carpentry and polysafe flooring. The successful candidates will hold a Trade qualification however this is not essential.

Candidates must have UKATA (Asbestos Awareness)

This will be a 12 week temporary to permanent position.

Ideal candidates will have own van (a fuel card will be provided) , however those who do not must have a clean driver’s license.

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Admin – High Wycombe – £11 per hr (temp to perm £20k)

GBE/10043 Repair & Maintenance
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Temporary
  • £11 per hour
  • 18/12/2017

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing refurbishment contractors, are looking to recruit an administrator for their repairs and maintenance contract in High Wycombe. Temp to perm paying £20k

Key Tasks / Activities/ Responsibilities:

• Provide support for to inhouse staff, clients, contractors and residents
• Oversee and manager general clerical tasks, such as drafting documents and answering telephones
• Arranging appointments for residents with trades people in a cost effective and organised manner
• Dealing with queries from residents, changing appointments
• Keeping all activity logged and up-to-date in an accurate manner

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Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing refurbishment contractors, are looking to recruit a call centre agent for their repairs and maintenance contract in East London (Stratford).

This position will be based on the repairs and maintenance team of a social housing contractor and involve:

  • Taking inbound calls from the existing client base and customers
  • Taking and providing information on repairs and maintenance currently being undertaken on social housing stock
  • Working to exceed targets
  • Full ongoing training and support
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Our client, who are one of the leading Social Housing repair and refurbishment contractors in South East, are looking to recruit a Supervisor for their contract in Kingston.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing multi trade operatives as well as specialist sub-contractors, overseeing a variety of repair projects in occupied property.

You will come from a social housing repairs and maintenance sector, having worked with either a Main Contractor or a Local Authority/Housing Association. A basic knowledge of SOR (schedule of rates) would be beneficial and a solid knowledge across trades such carpentry, plumbing, plastering and painting and decorating would be required.

Basic duties will be to manage pre and post inspections of properties and to ensure that projects run to speed and programme. There a realistic opportunity of this position becoming permanent if so desired.

You will ideally have the use of your own vehicle, however a company vehicle can be provided. Petrol expenses for business use will also be provided.

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Assistant Site Manager – North West London

JCA/11011 Residential Development
  • London
  • Permanent
  • £30,000 - £39,999
  • 18/12/2017

Assistant Site Manager – North West London

We are currently recruiting for one of the UK’s largest residential property development companies who are looking for an Assistant Site Manager to report into and assist the Block Manager on a massive regeneration scheme project based in North West London.

The duties of the successful applicant will include taking on 1, 2 and 3 bedroom, RC Frame apartments from 1st fix through to completion.

Ideally from a trades background, candidates MUST have at least 1 year experience in a similar role with a UK based construction business, where they have delivered a high standard of finish, MUST have experience on residential schemes, MUST have strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and MUST be competent with IT.

Required certificates include:

  • CSCS
  • SMSTS
  • 1st Aid certificate
  • Any other industry relevant qualifications

This position can offer:

  • Circa £38,000.00 – £45,000.00 basic salary depending on level of experience + benefits.

Due to a large number of applicants only successful applicants will be contacted.

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Estimator – Residential Developer – Kent – £70,000+Bonus+Benefits

My client, a luxury housebuilder and leading residential developer, who build around 400 units per year, located in Kent are looking to recruit an Estimator due to a growth in workload.

The role will involve the following:-

  • Analysis of historical costs to enable the compilation of a cost database
  • Pricing of land bids
  • Producing budgets for new developments and new phases of existing developments
  • Tender enquiries for packages with long lead-ins
  • Involvement in product development
  • Involvement in specification

You will work closely with the land, commercial and technical teams so should possess excellent communication skills, have good attention to detail and be able to produce results under pressure.

Previous experience of working with a residential developer and on land appraisals is preferred. However, we are interested in anybody in a similar role within any discipline of construction or cost consultancy.

This is an excellent opportunity with a leading developer, who are looking to expand substantially.

We are interested in driven, ambitious people as there is a structured progression plan with this role.

For further information, please apply today.

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Planner – London – £11 per/hr

GBE/11012 Repair & Maintenance
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £11 per hour
  • 14/12/2017

My client, one of the UK’s leading main contractors are looking to recruit a Planner/Scheduler to join one of the largest repairs and maintenance companies in the UK, to join their team in London

As a Planner/Scheduler you will be predominantly responsible for the planning of approximately 10-15 multi-skilled technician’s team and sub-contractors:

• Providing customer service to residents and customers i.e. arranging appointments for residents with subcontractors

• Dealing with queries from residents, changing appointments (rescheduling appointments using our planning tools)

• Logging current jobs onto our job management system/database

• Working with Supervisors and trades people to organise and schedule work

• Updating and changing information as the job changes

• Ordering equipment needed for the job

• The key person communicating between the resident and maintenance worker

• Keeping all activity logged and up-to-date in an accurate manner

• Liaising with staff at customer sites keeping them up-to-date with progress information

• Follow the company’s policies and procedures at all times

• Cooperate with colleagues from other Departments in a timely manner if and when necessary

• Provide information to your line manager in a timely manner when requested to do so

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Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing refurbishment contractors, are looking to recruit an administrator for their repairs and maintenance contract in Dartford, Kent.

Key Tasks / Activities/ Responsibilities:

• The Customer Service Advisor will be handling inquiries and queries from customers via inbound calls, email, or social media forums, or potentially through outgoing calls.

• Provide support for to inhouse staff, clients, contractors and residents

• Oversee and manager general clerical tasks, such as drafting documents and answering telephones

• Arranging appointments for residents with trades people in a cost effective and organised manner

• Dealing with queries from residents, changing appointments

• Keeping all activity logged and up-to-date in an accurate manner

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Resident Liaison Officer – Essex – Package to £27.5k + benefits

GBE/11015 Repair & Maintenance
  • Essex
  • Permanent
  • Up to £27,000 Basic + Benefits
  • 14/12/2017

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading refurbishment and maintenance main contractors, are looking to recruit an RLO for their external decent homes contract in the Romford region. They are looking for experienced candidates who have a proven track record in this particular sector, to cover their doors and windows contract in occupied residential properties. You will be acting as a link between resident and contractors, overseeing queries and KPI work. You will need to have a clean driving license and the use of your own vehicle, petrol expenses will be paid for business mileage.

On offer is:

  • Basic salary paying up to £25k
  • Car allowance paying 10% of salary
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Childcare vouchers/eye care vouchers.
  • Discounts and cashback opportunities from well-known high-street retailers and gym membership.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
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Quantity/Senior Quantity Surveyor – Various Locations – £55,000 – £80,000

DKE/11021 Residential Development
  • London
  • Middlesex
  • Permanent
  • £55,000 - £80,000
  • 14/12/2017

Potensis are working with two of the UK’s leading Main Contractors to source Quantity & Senior Quantity Surveyor across London and the Northern Home Counties.

These roles are critical appointments for both contractors and are looking to secure the successful candidates for a January 2018 start.

Locations where we are recruiting:

  • Rushden
  • Cambridge
  • Central London
  • Harpenden
  • Cambridge
  • Newbury
  • Luton
  • Barnet
  • Watford
  • Oxford
  • Croydon

Market leading packages will be offered for the right candidates DoE.

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Plumber/ Multi Trader – Kingston – Package up to £38K + benefits

APE/11021 Repair & Maintenance
  • Surrey
  • Permanent
  • £30,000 - £39,999
  • 14/12/2017

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing contractors are seeking a plumber/multi-trader to carry out repairs and maintenance to domestic properties covering the Kingston region.

This will be a mobile vacancy which will require you to travel to occupied domestic homes to carry out plumbing and general maintenance repairs. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of experience within the social housing/repairs and maintenance sector and will  be able to do other basic trade work such as carpentry, patch plastering, painting, minor brickwork and other day to day general maintenance work.

On offer is –

  • Basic Salary paying up to £28k
  • Call out bonus paying up £10k
  • Vehicle
  • Fuel card
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
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Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing refurbishment contractors, are looking to recruit an administrator for their repairs and maintenance contract in South East London .

Key Tasks / Activities/ Responsibilities:

  • The Customer Service Advisor will be handling inquiries and queries from customers via inbound calls, email, or social media forums, or potentially through outgoing calls.
  • Provide support for to inhouse staff, clients, contractors and residents
  • Oversee and manager general clerical tasks, such as drafting documents and answering telephones
  • Arranging appointments for residents with trades people in a cost effective and organised manner
  • Dealing with queries from residents, changing appointments
  • Keeping all activity logged and up-to-date in an accurate manner

Candidate will need a vehicle as the location is quite tricky to get to.

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Admin – East London – £11 per hour

GBE/11022 Repair & Maintenance
  • London
  • Temporary
  • £11 per hour
  • 13/12/2017

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing refurbishment contractors, are looking to recruit an administrator for their repairs and maintenance contract in East London .

Key Tasks / Activities/ Responsibilities:

  • The Administrator will be handling inquiries and queries from customers via inbound calls, email or potentially through outgoing calls.
  • Provide support for to inhouse staff, clients, contractors and residents
  • Oversee and manager general clerical tasks, such as drafting documents and answering telephones
  • Arranging appointments for residents with trades people in an effective and organised manner
  • Dealing with queries from residents, changing appointments
  • Keeping all activity logged and up-to-date in an accurate manner
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Project Manager – £300 per day – SW London – Long term

DMO/11031 Repair & Maintenance
  • London
  • Contract
  • £300 per day
  • 13/12/2017

Our client are looking for a Project Manager to oversee their £6 million heritage contract in central London. You will picking up the project in its first phase which is managing an 8.5 metre basement dig. This will involve temporary works, concrete slab, steel frame and sump works. This phase will run until April 2018.

The second phase will run from April 2018 until Dec 2018 and will be the full refurbishment of the project which will be to a very high standard of work. It is essential that you have run projects of this scale and on an autonomous basis and ideally you will have a sound knowledge of design and Heritage contracts. You will be chairing regular meetings with sub-contractors and with the client. You will be responsible for ensuring Health and Safety is adhered to at all times and that the project runs to programme.

You will require up to date SMSTS, CSCS and 1st Aid qualification, start date will be late November.

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Gas Supervisor – Kingston – up to £40k

GBE/11033 Repair & Maintenance
  • Surrey
  • Permanent
  • Up £40,000
  • 13/12/2017

Our client, who are one of the social housing repairs contractors within the UK, are looking to recruit a Gas Supervisor to be based in the Kingston region. The candidate is required to have CCN1 tickets and have prior responsive repairs experience

The successful candidate will have experience in fault finding and repair on commercial heating systems.

The applicant’s responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a team of gas engineers.
  • Representing the client facing situations.
  • Providing excellent customer service.
  • Providing accurate reporting information for further repairs or installation.
  • Working alongside Direct staff and subcontractors.
  • Ensuring all on-site quality assurance procedures are adhered to
  • Liaising with clients and or Service Engineers on site in a knowledgeable and professional manner
  • Comply with the company’s operational procedures
  • Undertaking basic multi trade activities upon mechanical, electrical and building fabric
  • Fault diagnosis and investigation, both mechanically and controls
  • Maintaining set standards in compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant legislation
  • Dealing with technical issues and other problems escalated by engineers.
  • Carrying out routine inspections and competency checks of engineers.
  • Attending site meetings with contracts manager for technical support.
  • Overseeing and managing planned maintenance work in accordance with our client scheduling.
  • Providing technical support and knowledge
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Town Planning Manager – Hertfordshire – £75k

IJE/11041 Residential Development
  • Hertfordshire
  • Permanent
  • £70,000 - £79,999
  • 13/12/2017

Town Planning Manager – Hertfordshire – £75k

My client, are a leading Hertfordshire based residential developer of new homes who are currently looking to appoint a new Town Planning Manager to join their Land team.

This client is looking for capable Town Planner to be involved in a number of land developments across Hertfordshire and North London, reporting to the Land Director. This is an opportunity to work for an award winning organisation that will build long standing residential developments which will be having a huge impact on local communities.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Assist with the coordination and preparation of planning submissions, planning applications & appeals.
  • Manage external consultants to an agreed scope of works
  • Consult and negotiate with relevant external organisations such as local authorities
  • Monitor compliance with planning conditions
  • Provide overall support and manage the promotion of strategic development sites across the business.

Candidate will ideally be MRTPI and have worked for a town planning consultancy and / or residential developer.

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Development Manager – Housing Association – Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus – Hertfordshire

Our client are an industry leading Housing Association who are looking to expand their talented development team out of their office based in Hertfordshire. The purpose of the role is to ensure the effective management of a portfolio of development projects from planning to completion, maximising the use of resources, maintaining stringent cost control, and ensuring compliance with all regulatory and internal requirements.

The responsibilities will include;

  • Manage colleagues dealing with developments:
  • Providing ownership of projects ,an understanding of the relevant local conditions and deliver a product suitable for the business.
  • Reporting to a senior development manager and head of development
  • Consult with internal and external partners and stakeholders to ensure that schemes meet with both their housing and planning requirements.
  • Appoint consultants (e.g. architects, cost consultants, employers agents, planning consultants, and solicitors) and act as sole client during the development period including the monitoring the activities of consultants and contractors.
  • Take the lead and ownership of a variety of development projects, responsibility for financial management and delivery within budgets.
  • Manage compliance risks to the business .
  • Be administratively efficient and ensure that accurate records are kept in relation to scheme progress and finance
  • Monitor scheme completion dates and update, Housing Management, Development Finance and other relevant parties
  • Represent the Association at handover of completed units and supply relevant information to appropriate clients

The successful candidate will have;

  • Knowledge of housing association development standards and processes
  • Knowledge of planning law
  • Knowledge  of building or similar contracts
  • Knowledge of technical and financial feasibility studies
  • Experience of managing multiple development or similar projects
  • Minimum A-level standard or equivalent
  • Analyses own performance and offers ideas and gives feedback
  • Organises processes around customer taking account of complex and sensitive issues to meet their long term needs
  • Create an environment where teams are empowered to put customers first.
  • Initiates meetings with colleagues and external partners to share information
  • Networks effectively both internally and externally
  • Is a clear and persuasive communicator
  • Takes responsibility for making decisions to move things forward
  • Plans ahead and is able to spot opportunities to develop new approaches, products and services to meet organisational needs

For more information, please apply today.

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Site Manager (Decent Homes) – South East London – £22 per hr

gbe/12022 Repair & Maintenance
  • South East London
  • Temporary
  • £22 per hour
  • 13/12/2017

Our client, who are one of the UK’s leading social housing refurbishment contractors, are looking to recruit a Site Manager for their decent homes contract in South East London.

You will be overseeing internal works, kitchen and bathrooms. You will also be responsible for ensuring the project runs to speed and programme as well as ensuring that health and safety is adhered to at all times.

It is essential that you have up to date SMSTS, First Aid, Asbestos Awareness and Scaffold awareness also. This contract will be an immediate start

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Town Planning Manager – Hertfordshire – £75k

IJE/11041 Residential Development
  • Hertfordshire
  • Permanent
  • £70,000 - £79,999
  • 13/12/2017

Town Planning Manager – Hertfordshire – £75k

My client, are a leading Hertfordshire based residential developer of new homes who are currently looking to appoint a new Town Planning Manager to join their Land team.

This client is looking for capable Town Planner to be involved in a number of land developments across Hertfordshire and North London, reporting to the Land Director. This is an opportunity to work for an award winning organisation that will build long standing residential developments which will be having a huge impact on local communities.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Assist with the coordination and preparation of planning submissions, planning applications & appeals.
  • Manage external consultants to an agreed scope of works
  • Consult and negotiate with relevant external organisations such as local authorities
  • Monitor compliance with planning conditions
  • Provide overall support and manage the promotion of strategic development sites across the business.

Candidate will ideally be MRTPI and have worked for a town planning consultancy and / or residential developer.

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Customer Care Manager – residential developer – Kent – £40k basic salary + full benefits package + bonus

We are recruiting on behalf of a well-respected residential developer based in Kent.

They build housing developments across all of the Kent, Surrey and East & West Sussex and therefore travelling will be expected.

They need to appoint a Customer Care Manager who has experience working on resolving problems on new build residential projects.

Candidates will ideally come from a new build housebuilding background and able to understand the problems that new homes customers have.

Experience of liaising with the NHBC is essential.

The role will also entail liaising with all internal teams and subcontractors.

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