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  • Guildford - £25,000 to £30,000 pa

    Office ManagerLuxury Residential DeveloperGuildford, Surrey Circa £30,000 Experience DependentAn exciting opportunity for an Office Manager has arisen within a Superior Residential Developer in Guildford!If you have a background in Administration and Office Management for Property, Construction or Estate Agency, then this opportunity could be for you… You should have;Excellent organisational and time management skillsKnowledge of Microsoft Office programmesExcellent communication skillsPrior office based rolePrior experience of working in construction/property industrySome daily task include;Use a range of software, including email, spreadsheets and databasesManage online and paper filing systemsDevelop and implement new administrative systems, such as record managementRecord office expenditure and manage the budgetOrganise meetings, draft agendas and take minutesOversee the induction and training of new staffWrite reports for managementRespond to customer enquiries and complaintsLiaise with Web Designer to keep company website up to dateMake all subcontractor payments and pay invoices online and update the relevant spreadsheetsPerks of the job;Circa £30,000 depending on experience levelCompany Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions up to 5%35 hours a week based on 8.30am-4.30pmTraining courses offered

  • East Riding of Yorkshire - Salary negotiable

    Role: Senior Quantity SurveyorLocation: East YorkshireCompany: Tier 1 Global ContractorMy Client, a highly reputable, global Construction Contractor is looking to recruit an exceptional Senior Quantity Surveyor on a freelance basis to successfully manage key packages and commercial change on a major, complex Civils project based in Yorkshire.The successful candidate will have a comprehensive level of Commercial experience, preferably with a Main Contractor and will ideally have a suitable qualification in Quantity Surveying or Construction related subject.Duties:Liaise with the client, client representatives and other parties on Commercial issuesCost and Value management for project / section of worksPrepare interim and final accountsRisk ManagementChange ManagementPackage ManagementProvide training and support for junior commercial and operational staffUnderstand contractual requirements of project documentsRequirements:Strong Commercial background ideally from a Contractor organisationSuitable Qualification in Quantity Surveying or Construction ManagementStrong Civil Engineering project experienceIn return for being a successful candidate you will be offered a competitive day rate depending on experience.This really is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the market leaders in this field.

  • North Yorkshire - Salary negotiable

    ROLE: Estimator - Steel ConstructionLOCATION: Yorkshire A market leading specialist steel contractor is seeking an exceptional Estimator to be based in their Yorkshire based office. The successful candidate will be part of a highly successful and an award winning organisation, who will encourage and develop your personal career and aspirations, whilst offering you a generous package and some of the best employment benefits in the industry.Responsibilities:* Estimating costs and commercial risks of projects at the bid stage* Co-ordinate estimating from other departments and help link the scope, programme, risks and technical submission in generating a cohesive price in formats that suit both the tender submission and the internal Company approval processes* Development of databases: intelligence gathering and research from past projects to assist in future projects* Co-ordination of subcontractor bids to tie in to Company bidding to clients* Using standard techniques and experience to scrutinise tender estimates to ensure their competitivenessIdeal candidate:* Minimum HNC or equivalent in a construction/technical discipline, e.g. Steel Construction* Experience of Estimating in a main contractor design and build environment or maintenance* Ability to communicate at all levels with all departments and disciplines* Full understanding of project life cycle and design and construct process* Prospective candidates may come from a commercial or Construction/Technical Engineering background* Good understanding of risk and familiarisation with NEC forms of contract would be beneficial Please call Sharon O'Donnell for information if you feel you are right for this role.

  • North London - Salary negotiable

    Pre-Construction ManagerHome Based Role, with travel to London when requiredOur client, a market leading specialist steel contractor is currently looking for an exceptional Pre-Construction Manager to be based ideally in North London, with travel to project Sites in London when required. Responsibilities To take the preconstruction lead on tender and bids taking responsibility for the projects from inception to starting on site.Liaise with Managing Estimator toTake the lead on tenders with the clients representatives establishing win strategy's and key client drivers for selection.Lead in tender bid settlements with the appropriate grade of director personnel who can sign off bids.Manage a small preconstruction team , liaising with the construction delivery teams prior to commencing on site.Liaise with design managers or lead the preconstruction design process depending on the project size and complexity.Liaising with other team members - Business Development Manager; Managing Estimator & Estimating team; Construction delivery teams; Design Managers; Planning Manager; Head office framework functions.Lead bids and take responsibility for - client liaison during bid; technical bid submissions; lead bid settlement meetings with appropriate director.RequirementsAsta Planning Skills (Desirable);BIM understanding (Desirable);5 years preconstruction experience - bid writing/ submissions, Ideally with similar peer group contractor in local area;Engineering/ Construction Management background;10 years+ site experience;ICIOB or BSc Hons in construction related subject (Desirable);Safety training - SMSTS (Desirable);Asta Programming skills;Maths/ English GCSE.Benefits:Competitive SalaryBased from hone, with site visitsFlexible workingRewards for excellenceTraining and developmentOpportunities, nationally and internationallyIf you're committed to delivering time and time again and playing a pivotal part in the building process of the future. Then please don't hesitate to get in touch.

  • Hertfordshire - £45,000 to £50,000 pa

    Role: Utilities Project ManagerSalary: £45,000 to £50,000 plus package.Location: HertfordshireAre you a dynamic, ambitious Project Manager who has worked on behalf of the Client on a Utility scheme? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your career within a growing design and consultancy business? Then a role within a Market leading Design Services Team could be for you.In this newly created position, my Client is looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager who has been influential on major Civil Engineering and Utility Contracts. This is an opportunity to work throughout the development cycle from asset location through management of diversions and disconnection to the installation of new supplies. The role requires the ability to manage both internal and external clients.The opportunity would suit a utility consultant or a design / construction professional with significant experience of multiple utilities looking for a move into a more consultancy / management role.The Responsibilities include:Delivery / Management responsibility for utility provision for multiple sites.Ability to manage paperwork pertaining to several schemes simultaneously.Budgetary responsibility for success of these schemes.Appointment and management of subcontractors.Management of host utilities in relation to works required.Management of client and main contractor through these works.Developing utility solutions to client issues through expertise in MU / construction.The Candidate requirements include:Civil Engineering qualification.Experience in installation of multiple utilities at least two of following: water, gas, electric, or telecoms.Understanding of the relevant utility legislation that governs utility installation.Client facing experience.NRSWA accreditedCapable of deriving and implementing project programmes.This is an outstanding opportunity to join a market leading company with a reputation for investing in and developing their staff with a strong ethos of succession planning.Please contact Peter Morse on 01962 896349 as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • Basildon - £45,000 to £50,000 pa

    Role: Contracts Manager - Telecoms - Essex Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 plus package. Location: Basildon Are you an experienced Contractors Manager? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your career on a prestigious National framework? Then a role within a Market leading Telecoms Contractor could be for you. My Client is looking to recruit an experienced Contracts Manager who has been influential on major Civil Engineering and Utility Contracts. This is an opportunity to utilise your skills and experience in a growing Business and gain the recognition for delivering on a landmark contract in a new Regional Office.The Contracts Manager will manage the team to ensure all orders are delivered to time, cost and quality in a safe and compliant manner. They will have oversight of the compliance of the supply chain to all relevant processes, standards and specification, to ensure that costs are controlled and profitability maintained. The Responsibilities for this exceptional role include:To ensure jobs are completed to the required timescales maintaining compliance with all quality and safety requirements.To ensure all SLA/LTO results meet agreed targets.To ensure that adequate resource and skills are deployed by the supply chain to execute the required programme of work.To ensure all works in public highway are completed in accordance with NRSWA code of practice.To ensure good management practices within team. The Candidate requirements include:Good people management skills.Good understanding and application of the necessary specification and processes associated with the contracts.Good understanding of contract terms and conditions applicable to their work.Ability to liaise effectively with Client contract management representatives.Experience in P&L / commercial management This is an outstanding opportunity to join a market leading company with a reputation for investing in and developing their staff with a strong ethos of succession planning. Please contact Peter Morse on 01962 896349 as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • Mexico - up to $1 pa

    Are you ready for your next big project? A very exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager for a Tank Terminal project,The role is going to see you based in Mexico and heading up the project team on the client's side. The role will come with and extremely competitive package and living allowances.The successful candidate will have;A degree in relevant EngineeringExtensive experience in Tank Terminal Storage projectsManaged large teams of engineers and contractorsExperience in API codesMust be able to speak Spanish!!This is an amazing opportunity to work for a reputable company on owner, please apply if you have the relevant experience.

  • Australia - up to £1 pa

    The Highfield Company are working with a leading company who have a large Tank Terminal division. They are a leader in their field and Oil and Gas industry and offer staff excellent benefits and long term careers. The company are looking for a Senior Engineering and Project Manager for their Tank terminal division. The candidate MUST have carried out numerous Tank Terminal projects - please do not apply if you have not ran Tank Terminal projects. Main responsibilities: Oversea design and construction of Tank Terminal projectsCarry our feasibility studies and conceptual studies ensuring quality and legal standards are metCoordinating with regional project teams for reviews and technical analysesReviewing annual budgets and Capex The successful candidate will have: At least 10 years' experience of managing Tank Terminal projectsMSc or BSc in mechanical or civil engineeringProven management experience in the Tank Terminal industryKnowledge of design and calculations, inc API650Fluent in English If you have the above and are a Tank Terminal senior Manager in Engineering and Projects, then please apply!

  • Netherlands - €100,000 to €130,000 pa

    The Highfield Company are working with a leading company who have a large Tank Terminal division. They are a leader in their field and Oil and Gas industry and offer staff excellent benefits and long term careers. The company are looking for a Senior Engineering and Construction Manager for their Tank terminal division. The candidate MUST have carried out numerous Tank Terminal projects - please do not apply if you have not ran Tank Terminal projects. Main responsibilities: Oversea design and construction of Tank Terminal projects globallyCarry our feasibility studies and conceptual studies ensuring quality and legal standards are metCoordinating with regional project teams for reviews and technical analysesReviewing annual budgets and Capex The successful candidate will have: At least 10 years' experience of managing Tank Terminal projectsMSc or BSc in mechanical or chemical engineeringProven management experience in the Tank Terminal industryThe willingness to travel globallyFluent in EnglishExperience in of international projects and multicultural work force If you have the above and are a Tank Terminal senior Manager in Engineering and Projects, then please apply!

  • Buckinghamshire - £38,000 to £43,000 pa

    Role: Traffic Systems Team Leader - Highways Schemes Location: Aylesbury Are you an experienced Team Leader with a background in ITS Traffic Systems and a record of successfully delivering on Highways schemes? Are you looking for an opportunity to join a highly successful Regional Delivery team within a tier 1 market leading contractor? Within this newly created position, my client is looking to bring in an experienced Team Leader, reporting directly to the Network Congestion Manager they will be responsible for managing the delivery of the Traffic Signal, UTMC and ITS Functions. The successful Candidate will also Lead the ITS Team. The ideal candidate will have experience of Highways Schemes or come from a similar Civils background. Main Duties and Responsibilities:On a day to day basis you will be responsible for:Leading and directing the activities of the ITS team.To develop and deliver the annual business plan.Responsible for all works relating to ITS, UTMC and Traffic Signal maintenance operations.Oversee the database for ITS equipment.Collaborate with the Asset Management team.Liaise with external suppliers and the commercial team to ensure the contract is effectively managed. Essential:A degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline.Proven experience of working with signals and ITS equipment.The ability to effectively manage staff and Supply Chain Partners.An understanding of the principles of safety management and risk management.Proficient in the use of computerised works management application. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding market leading company with advance orders and scope for career progression. Please contact Peter Morse on 01962 896349 as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • Bedfordshire - Salary negotiable

    Role: Capital Works Manager - Highways Schemes Location: Bedfordshire Are you an experienced Works Manager with a record of successfully delivering Highways schemes? Are you looking for an opportunity to join a highly successful Regional Delivery team within a tier 1 market leading contractor? Within this newly created position, my client is looking to bring in an experienced Works Manager, reporting directly to the Schemes Manager they will be responsible for managing the delivery of build services for Highways and will be involved in ECI and development of feasibility and detailed design options, construction and close out processes. The ideal candidate will have experience of Highways Schemes or come from a similar Civils background. Main Duties and Responsibilities:On a day to day basis you will be responsible for:Overall build responsibility for the works packages issued and quality of delivery on the ground.Working with the Supply Chain to ensure excellent levels of service.Promote culture of continual improvement.Support in the production of annual budgets.Work with Design Manager to achieve targets.Maintain strong shareholder relationships through the successful delivery.Promote safe working practices. Essential:A detailed understanding of all schemes activities through design, build and handover.A sound knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges.An understanding of all commercial and financial requirements.A comprehensive understanding of highway maintenance and worksA detailed understanding of the NEC3 form of contract and its application within Highways WorksA detailed understanding of Health & Safety legislation.HNC Civil Engineering or equivalent (experience considered)At least 5 years' experience in an operational management position. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding market leading company with advance orders and scope for career progression. Please contact Peter Morse as soon as possible if you think you are suitable for this role.

  • Shropshire - £35,000 to £45,000 pa

    Quantity SurveyorShropshire£35k - £45k plus benefitsThe CompanyA well-established privately owned Contractor based in the Shropshire area who operate within the Commercial, Healthcare, Education and Residential sectors, offering an all round construction service, whether it be as a main contractor or subcontractor.With their staff being at the forefront of what they do, they are fully committed to invest in their careers and offer continuous improvement. This in turn results in quality customer service and a high level of project delivery across the business.They are currently on the lookout for a Quantity Surveyor with subcontract / fit out experience to join their dynamic team. Job DescriptionAs Quantity Surveyor, you will have commercial responsibility for projects, working alongside Contracts Managers to ensure a profitable delivery.Initially working within the subcontract division, the job will entail much more than managing packages.Responsibilities include:Management of all costs related to projects.Preparation of tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities.Site measurements and variationsValue management and cost control.Prepare and analyse costings for tenders.Work alongside the Contracts manager to ensure effective and profitable delivery of projects. As a company committed to their employees, they will support your development and career progression. Salary & BenefitsThe company are willing to pay a competitive salary based on the individuals experience and exposure to the market, and as mentioned above they are committed to the development of their staff.They also offer various fringe benefits which include, car allowance, pension and profit related bonuses. If you would like to discuss in more detail before applying, please contact Sanjay Bangar on 0121 651 1660.

  • Birmingham - £40,000 to £50,000 pa

    Site ManagerBirmingham£40k - £50kThe CompanyA growing well respected Regional Contractor who operate within the Midlands Region. Having multiple business divisions which include, Building Contracting, Repairs & Maintenance and Facilities ManagementThey have built their reputation by being committed to delivering a personalised service, adapting their approach to suit each individual client. This approach has allowed them to successfully grow year on year, which has enabled them to open multiple offices across the region.Operating in multiple sectors, their projects spread across Healthcare, Education, Industrial, Commercial and Local Authority.Job DescriptionAs Site Manager, you will have day to day responsibility of project delivery on site. You will be based within the West Midlands Region.Responsibilities include:Site setup and inductions.Ensuring the site runs to programme.Managing sub-contractors and associated issues.Ensuring all site documentation is up to date and complete.Implementing and managing Health & Safety.Leading Site visits with clients.Offering support to Assistant/Trainee managers.There are also opportunities for career progression (should you want them!) as the company ensures to invest in employees in this competitive market. Salary & BenefitsThe company are willing to pay a competitive salary based on the individuals experience and exposure to the market.They also offer various fringe benefits which include, car allowance, pension, healthcare etc.

  • Staffordshire - Salary negotiable

    Project Manager£45k - £55kWest MidlandsThe CompanyA well-established privately owned Contractor based in the West Midlands who operate within the Commercial, Retail and Leisure sectors, undertaking refurbishment and fit out projects up to £3million in value.Over their long history, the quality of their delivery has always resulted in long term relationships with a number of blue chip and medium sized clients.Their employees benefit from a flexible working environment, essentially, you take full control of all projects and are free to run them how you see fit. Job DescriptionAs Contracts Manager, you will have overall responsibility for the profitable and timely delivery of projects, with the support of a Commercial team.Responsibilities include:Programming of works.Managing the delivery team (Site Managers/Supervisors etc.) ensuring projects are running to programme and to budget.Sourcing and procurement of sub-contractors.Heading up client meetings.Implementing and managing Health & Safety plans.Overseeing multiple projects from inception to completion.Keep an up to date knowledge on all related legislation.Have a working knowledge of budgets and costing. Salary & BenefitsThe company are willing to pay a competitive salary based on the individuals experience and exposure to the market, and as mentioned above they are committed to the development of their staff.They also offer various fringe benefits which include, car allowance, pension and profit related bonuses.

  • Leicestershire - £40,000 to £50,000 pa

    Contracts Manager£40k - £50k plus packageLeicester The CompanyAn established privately owned contractor based in Staffordshire who have grown steadily year own year since their conception.Having found somewhat of a niche within the Construction market, they have built strong relationships with several blue chip clients, benefitting from a high level of repeat business along with many recommendations.Majority of their projects are within offices and industrial units, where they undertake dilapidations and refurbishments up to £1million in value.Job DescriptionAs Contracts Manager, you will have overall responsibility for multiple projects (dependant on size). As the company operate with a small management team, you will take responsibility for more than just operations.Responsibilities include:Pre start meetings with clients.Effectively price works up to £100k.Programming of works.Overall responsibility for project delivery from start to finish, including all commercial aspects.Heading up client meetings.Management of health and safety on site.Overseeing multiple projects, each at different stages.Work to CDM regulations.Have a working knowledge of budgets and costing.The company Director is very personable and offers a flexible style of working, and will continue to grow sustainably over the coming years. Salary & BenefitsThe company are willing to pay a competitive salary based on the individuals experience and exposure to the market, if you feel your current salary is higher than advertised, please still do apply as there could be room for negotiation.

  • Leicestershire - £40,000 to £50,000 pa

    Contracts Manager£40k - £50k plus packageLeicester The CompanyAn established privately owned contractor based in Staffordshire who have grown steadily year own year since their conception.Having found somewhat of a niche within the Construction market, they have built strong relationships with several blue chip clients, benefitting from a high level of repeat business along with many recommendations.Majority of their projects are within offices and industrial units, where they undertake dilapidations and refurbishments up to £1million in value.Job DescriptionAs Contracts Manager, you will have overall responsibility for multiple projects (dependant on size). As the company operate with a small management team, you will take responsibility for more than just operations.Responsibilities include:Pre start meetings with clients.Effectively price works up to £100k.Programming of works.Overall responsibility for project delivery from start to finish, including all commercial aspects.Heading up client meetings.Management of health and safety on site.Overseeing multiple projects, each at different stages.Work to CDM regulations.Have a working knowledge of budgets and costing.The company Director is very personable and offers a flexible style of working, and will continue to grow sustainably over the coming years. Salary & BenefitsThe company are willing to pay a competitive salary based on the individuals experience and exposure to the market, if you feel your current salary is higher than advertised, please still do apply as there could be room for negotiation.

  • Dubai - Salary negotiable

    Senior Quantity SurveyorDubaiBuilding / Civils Projects The CompanyAre you a senior level QS who aspires to progress into commercial management?Our client is an industry leading international main contractor who operate within the infrastructure, industrial, marine and building sectors.They currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Level Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team in Dubai. This is a great opportunity for someone who is aspiring to develop into a commercial management position.Job DetailsAs Quantity Surveyor, you will have commercial responsibility for projects, working alongside the operational team to ensure a profitable delivery.Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):Management of all costs related to projects.Preparation of tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities.Value management and cost control.Prepare and analyse costings for tenders.Value engineering ways to increase profitability of projects.Negotiating with relevant parties.Person RequirementMain contractor backgroundMin 8-10 year's experienceExperience within Building OR Civil Engineering projectsSalaryThe company are willing to pay a competitive salary based on the individuals experience and exposure to the market, and as mentioned above they are committed to the development of their staff.BenefitsAccommodation, Transport, Medical, FlightsIf you have the required experience and you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, please apply with your up to date CV and I will get back in touch.

  • Hertfordshire - Salary negotiable

    Role: Bid Writer Location: HertfordshireCompany: Tier 1 Global ContractorProject: Major ProjectsAn exceptional Bid Writer is currently required to join the busy Preconstruction Civils team within a highly reputable, major Tier 1 Contractor to deliver high-quality, customer-focused prequalification and tender responses on a number of major projects including the prestigious HS2 project.Duties:Enable bid teams to deliver high-quality draft responses through professional support, with identification of win themes, storyboarding, answer plans, writing workshops, etcWork closely with subject matter experts and bid authorsConduct research from a wide range of sourcesRequirements:Prior bidding experience - ideally within ConstructionExcellent written EnglishKnowledge of the Construction industry Strong IT and Software skillsIn return for being a successful candidate you will be offered a competitive salary, depending on experience plus an attractive benefits package. This really is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the market leaders in this field.

  • London - £25,000 to £30,000 pa

    ROLE: Procurement Assistant / Co-ordinator / Buyer LOCATION: London SALARY: £20,000 - £30,000 Plus Package My client who is a leading civil engineering sub-contractor are currently looking for an experienced Procurement Assistant to join their growing team. The Key Objectives are as follows:- 1)Provide support to the Procurement Manager/Procurement Officer2)Assist with the smooth running of the procurement department in accordance with the below responsibilities Main Job Responsibilities Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: *Raise purchase orders for goods and services*Negotiate with suppliers and end users on issues such as prices, delivery dates or specifications*Prepare quotes for goods and services when required*Ensure orders meet commercial requirements*Log and monitor purchase requisitions*Process client requisitions through to invoicing*Effective communication of all supply chain related issues to internal and external customers*Deal with customer queries, which will involve liaison with customers and internal finance department This is a really great opportunity for the successful candidate, career progression on offer, fantastic package and working within a friendly family orientates environment. For more information please call Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company

  • Brighton - £30,000 to £35,000 pa

    Plant manager - Solar PV Installation - Operations and Maintenance Salary - Up to £35,000 Locations - Ideally Brighton but would also look at London Responsibilities :Customer LiaisonAnalysis of site performanceAuthorising and agreeing addition workCreation of event based documentationContractual understandingTrainingThis role is suitable for some one who is willing to make the step up into a management position or someone who has experience and wants to work for a larger organisation.If you would like to know more regarding the role please send over an up to date CV and I will call back for a confidential chat.

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