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  • London - £40 to £50 pa

    We are seeking a qualified Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) professional with experience in the civil engineering/construction industry to cover our regions in London and the South East of England. Representing the first and main point of contact in the regions for all issues relating to SHEQ, promoting a positive attitude and proactive approach at all times;Providing specialist SHEQ input to all regional staff through advice, guidance and support at all stages of project delivery including pre-construction activities such as prequalification and tenderingIdentifying areas that require specific SHEQ improvement and assisting in organising and implementing improvement actions, in conjunction with the regional operational staffRecognise and acknowledge regional operational staff for good and best practice, initiative and effort;Bring examples of good and best practice to the Regional and National Forums for further promotion, recognition and implementation;Play an active role in the regional forums to share trends and lessons learnt and improvements across the construction division and wider company Group;Carrying out a program of SHEQ inspections monitoring compliance with legislation and company operational standardsEnsuring that, where working practices are observed that pose a significant risk to SHEQ standards, the operation is stopped and appropriate communication, support, advice and assistance is given.Ensuring that identified deficiencies are addressed appropriately, escalating significant or re-occurring issues to Senior Management and SHEQ Manager as appropriate.Providing internal training to the regional teams on SHEQ topics, liaising with other Regional Advisors and the company Training department as appropriate;Ensuring the implementation of the company incident/ accident process across the division with the prompt reporting of all incidents and accidents on the system;Working with Director(s) and the SHEQ Manager to determine and undertake an appropriate level of investigation following accidents and incidents;Supporting the Quality Manager in retaining Certification to ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001Working with the Director(s), SHEQ Manager and SHEQ Champion(s) to review performance and drive divisional improvements as part of the SHEQ Forum processMonitor current legislation and industry trends by maintaining links to industry bodies and associations to keep abreast of current industry trends and legislative changes;Evaluate and review supply chain performance by monitoring the standards and operations of subcontractors and agency personnel as part of the inspection programme implemented in the division;Carrying out a program of drug and alcohol tests in accordance with the company policy and process and in line with national targets;Hold, or be working towards the NEBOSH diploma (essential)Hold, or be working towards an Environmental qualificationBe a member of IOSHExperience of managing health and safety for construction/civil engineering projectsA practical approach to health and safetyThe ability to be flexible in their approach to work and be able to prioritise as required to ensure delivery of the projectCan demonstrate experience in being an effective team playerAbility to build good working relationships within a team and with other staff and clientan excellent opportunity to join a growing company with opportunities for career development and progression. We offer an attractive salary with benefits which include a generous pension scheme, private healthcare, life insurance cover, and 35 days leave (including public holidays).

  • Malaysia - $9,000 to $120,000 pa

    Planning Manager - Civil Projects (TILOS experience)We are working with one of Asia's leading organisations, with a specific focus on their construction business.With multiple major civil engineering projects ongoing in the region and several more in the pipeline they are looking for an experience planning manager with the following attributes;Main contractor backgroundProven track record on linear civil engineering projectTILOS planning software expertExperience managing multiple projectsThis is a genuinely excellent opportunity to join a market leading organisation who have a proven track record in the region for successfully delivering projects.They are also and excellent employer who have an old school approach to looking after and developing their staff.

  • London - £51 to £52 pa

    Role: Project Manager - Structural SteelLocation: London One of the Top Steel Specialist Contractors in the UK is currently looking for an exceptional Project Manager to join their business on a permanent basis to manage and oversee the steel structure phase of their construction projects.The company manage a number of large, well known projects in the industry and work alongside some of the best main contractors, so this would be a great position for someone who is experienced in the industry and would like to apply their skills, knowledge and experience on other well-known, large scale projects. Requirements/ability; Excellent knowledge and ability to read structural drawings, connection details and specifications of various qualityAbility to coordinate the Design; Production & Installation of Projects; fullyunderstand the project requirements/scope of works/specifications etc.ITP & Handover's to be managedAbility to produce programsAbility to liaise with Clients site team and engineersAbility to manage a team of Site Managers ensuring successful projects to their clientsAbility to liaise with the company buyer, workshop and QS's successfully working asa Team.Positive attitude to problems and dealing with staff of all levelsIf you have the required skills/experience required and are looking to join a well-established company in the industry, then please do not hesitate to contact Sharon O'Donnell at your earliest convenience.

  • Dorset - Salary negotiable

    Job Title - Quantity SurveyorLocation ­- DorsetOur client specialises in the design, build and management of structural steel work Projects, predominantly in London. They now seek an additional QS to join their team and they offer a very competitive salary for the right candidate, negotiable dependent upon experience.Job description & Responsibilities for a Quantity SurveyorOur client has several live projects across the London/Greater London area as well as a healthy pipeline on major projects. Some of your responsibilities whilst working with our client will be:Responsible for managing all project costs from pitch to completion.Undertaking cost analysis & preparing reconciliation documents.Attending meetings and liaising with stakeholders on commercial matters.Monitoring the cost of site resources.Inspecting and valuing sub-contract works.Completing sub-contract orders & payments efficiently to avoid any discrepancies.Preparing & sending out accurate Bill of Quantities documents.Aiding with monthly cost & value reports, quarterly reports & cash flow information.Key Skills & QualificationsDegree QualifiedIdeally some experience in quantity surveying for Construction projectsExcellent people skillsCommercially awareTeam playerExcellent written and verbal communication skillsIf this role is of interest to you then please contact Sharon O'Donnell on 01962 896 353

  • Welwyn Garden City - £50,000 to £55,000 pa

    Principle Structural Chartered Engineer Location: Welwyn Garden City Salary: £50-55,000 Experience Dependant Are you looking to join a leading engineering consultancy providing of construction consulting services to the structural and civil engineering industry working on various construction projects across the UK.We are looking for a Principle Structural Engineer to work on a variety of UK projects, predominantly on very large scale build projects. Some projects include Retail, Data Centres, Leisure, Schools and more.As a Chartered Principal Engineer, you must be able to demonstrate extensive experience of the whole design process and of risk management and identifying optimum solutions. Proven ability of liaising professionally with external clients, agencies and other design consultants. Skilled in managing project teams and promoting a positive and effective service offering. Applicants will have experience of working with similar business sectors including residential, retail, industrial and commercial.The ideal Structural Engineer will be a proficient communicator, a strong independent individual with good team participation and the ability to coach junior members of the team. What is required for the perfect candidate:Civil Engineering degreeICE/IStructEA minimum of 5 years' experience (UK based)Full UK driving licenceAdditional benefits include; a competitive salary, car, pension, the ability to progress. If you feel you would be a suitable fit for this role, please contact 01962 89633 to find out more about this role starting as soon as a successful candidate is available.

  • Winchester - Salary negotiable

    Senior Technician Winchester Up to £38,000 Currently looking to talk to Technicians with experience using Civil 3D to join a large consultancy with projects across the Civil Engineering Industry. The ideal candidate will have experience in Highways and Infrastructure and have 2-5 years' experience working within a consultancy.If you feel that you have the relevant requirements, please don't hesitate to contact me on 01962 896338 or email

  • London - £45,000 to £48,000 pa

    Site Engineer - Structural SteelSalary/Rate: £45,000 - £48,000 + Package Location: LondonOur client is one of the most advanced steel work contractors in the United Kingdom - a specialist in the provision of steel frames for buildings.With an full order book through to summer 2018, they now need to recruit a Site Engineer to set-out work with steelwork gangs predominately in London. This is a brand new role and the successful candidate will be responsible setting up the department and building the tramYou will be:An engineer with a construction background with multiple year's experience setting-out jobs specific experience working with embedment plates is highly desirable.A good communicator.Possess the drive to occasionally juggle responsibilities across more than one site and do the miles to get the job done.Experience occasionally standing in for project leaders would be beneficial.Other desired skills include:Constcruction DegreeCSCS card holderData processing.AutoCAD experienceThis is a fantastic opportunity to play a critical role with a respected and award winning contractor who operate nationally and is a leader in its field.If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered please forward an up to date CV and covering letter to Sharon O'Donnell as soon as possible.

  • Somerset - Salary negotiable

    ROLE: Assistant Contracts Manager - SteelLOCATION: Somerset A market leading Steel Specialist is currently looking for a Assistant Project Manager to work on multi-million pound projects based across the UK.This opportunity gives you the chance to develop and train along side the Senior Project Manager and Operations Director. You will be overseeing the planning, technical design, fabrication and engineering aspects of each project.Please note this is a development role with a long term career progression plan for you to become a Senior Project Manager running your own million pound contracts. RequirementsTwo - 4 years years construction experience is essential. Experience within the steel industry is preferable.Degree desirableIf you would like to develop your career to the next step or progress from site work over to a more office based role with a experienced steel specialist this is the job for you! * Contract ManagerGet in touch with Sharon O'Donnell - Structural steel specialist at The Highfield Company

  • Somerset - £40,000 to £55,000 pa

    ROLE: WORKS MANAGER - Structural SteelLOCATION: SOMERSETSALARY: £40,000 £55,000 Plus Package Proven production/factory manager required to head up and oversee the fabrication facility of a leading structural steel Contractor driving operational change and continuous improvement.One of the UK's leading fabricators and installers of structural steelwork are looking for a proven production/factory manager to head up and oversee the fabrication facility of a leading structural steel manufacturer, driving operational change and continuous improvement.The Position:The appointed Works Manager will be responsible for:Managing the steel fabrication works as safely and as efficiently as possibleScheduling fabrications to meet and exceed customer delivery requirementsDriving operational change throughout the worksEstablishing a culture of excellence and continuous improvementSupervising and coordinating the work of the production teamThe Candidate:Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:A proven track record of managing a fabrication facility and delivering behavioural changeClear understanding of relevant health & safety legislation and practicesThe ability to generate risk assessments and method statementsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsProven budget management experienceThe ability to understand and interpret technical 2D and 3D drawingsMy client operates in a very flat structure giving you the opportunity to work autonomously, structuring your own work schedule meaning the results of your work will be clearly recognised and rewarded as such.As the successful candidate you will be offered a substantial package, ongoing training and support and the opportunity to progress up the ladder.For more information please call Sharon O'Donnell on 01962 896 353 or drop me an email on if you feel you have the relevant requirements.

  • South Yorkshire - Salary negotiable

    Role: Project Manager - Structural SteelLocation: London One of the Top Steel Specialist Contractors in the UK is currently looking for an exceptional Project Manager to join their business on a permanent basis to manage and oversee the steel structure phase of their construction projects.The company manage a number of large, well known projects in the industry and work alongside some of the best main contractors, so this would be a great position for someone who is experienced in the industry and would like to apply their skills, knowledge and experience on other well-known, large scale projects. Requirements/ability; Excellent knowledge and ability to read structural drawings, connection details and specifications of various qualityAbility to coordinate the Design; Production & Installation of Projects; fullyunderstand the project requirements/scope of works/specifications etc.ITP & Handover's to be managedAbility to produce programsAbility to liaise with Clients site team and engineersAbility to manage a team of Site Managers ensuring successful projects to their clientsAbility to liaise with the company buyer, workshop and QS's successfully working asa Team.Positive attitude to problems and dealing with staff of all levelsIf you have the required skills/experience required and are looking to join a well-established company in the industry, then please do not hesitate to contact Sharon O'Donnell at your earliest convenience.

  • North Yorkshire - £30,000 to £40,000 pa

    Position: Tekla DetailerLocation: North YorkshireSalary: £30,000 - £40,000 Plus PackageOutstanding opportunity for Draughtsmen looking to further their career with a a specialist steel contractor in the steel engineering industry. On offer is a strong starting salary,package in conjunction with career progression. You will also benefit from working with industry experts which will aid in developing your longer term career.The Role* Attending site visits for measurements and customer liaison* Liaising with structural engineers and lead architects* Detailing and producing fabrications* Carrying out assignments using AutoCAD & TeklaThe Candidate * Strong knowledge of AutoCAD & Tekla* Minimum 2 years' experience in architecture and steel fabrication* Excellent customer service skillsKeywords: CAD, AutoCAD, AutoDesk, Advance Steel, 2D, 3D, PDS, DWG, Draughtsman, Solidworks, Tekla, Design, Engineering, Windows, Metalwork, Steelwork, Metal, Balconies, Fabrication, Staircases, Southampton, Poole, Dorset, Hampshire, Rail, Civil, Structure Steelwork DetailingFor more information please contact Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company* draughtsman , draughtsperson , drafter, detailer , designer , technician

  • London - £39 to £40 pa

    Role: Assistant Project Manager Location: London and the South East Company: Leading Specialist ContractorAn exceptional Assistant Project Manager is required for a market leading UK specialist Contractor, to work on multiple medium value Civil Engineering and Remediation projects based across London and the South East. You will be responsible for the delivery of all operational tasks and will undertake all operational functions within theremit of the project.Tasks:HSEQ performance management Assist manager in key operational risks and opportunities Weekly progress reportsAttending site meetings and conferences Support the Site Manager in the effective the planning, organisation and change management of resources on siteRequirements:Suitable Qualification (Civil Engineering, Contract Management, Construction Engineering etc) or working towards Civil Engineering, Earthworks or Remediation experience Strong communication and Interpersonal skills This really is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the market leaders in this field who can offer fantastic progression and development alongside a competitive salary and package.

  • London - £39 to £40 pa

    Role: Remediation / Groundworks Contracts Manager Location: London and the South East Company: Leading Specialist ContractorAn exceptional Contracts Manager is required for a market leading UK specialist Contractor, to work on multiple medium value Civil Engineering and Remediation projects based in Winchester. You will be responsible for the planning, preparation, and management of the sites as well as ordering materials and plant. Tasks:Preparing method statements and risk assessments for Civil Engineering projectsManaging the organisation of plant, labour and materialsOverseeing health, safety and quality reports on siteAttending site meetings and conferences Requirements:Suitable Qualification (Civil Engineering, Contract Management, Construction Engineering etc)Civil Engineering and Groundworks experience Strong communication skillsProven track record of managing projects This really is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the market leaders in this field who can offer fantastic progression and development alongside a competitive salary and package.

  • West End - £70,000 to £75,000 pa

    Are you a Commercial Manager looking for your next career opportunity? I am looking for a Commercial Manager from a Utilities/Highway Maintenance background to start ASAP for the company leading the UK in this field at present. This contract is turning over £120 Million Per Year and I am looking for X2 Commercial Managers to work in central London facilitating this contract. 1 Repair and Maintenance Commercial Manager 1 Developer Services Commercial ManagerBoth of these come with a £70-£75k Salary Plus Package. Call Matt 01962 896 369.

  • Berkshire - Salary negotiable

    Role: Senior Commercial Manager Location: BerkshireCompany: Tier 1 Global ContractorAre you an experienced Commercial Manager with a history of commercially delivering major Civils AND / OR Highways projects? Are you looking for an opportunity to lead and deliver a major, complex Highways Construction scheme ? Then a role within a Global, Market leading, Tier 1 Contractor could be for you.My client is looking to recruit an exceptional Senior Commercial Manager to successfully lead, drive and deliver the busy Commercial team on a major SMART Motorways scheme, involving complex structures, earthworks, new roads, and roadworks. The successful candidate will have a high 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 issuesManage Procurement processBe responsible for the entire project Provide training and support for junior commercial and operational staffManage and control subcontract packages and change Requirements:Strong Commercial background ideally from a Contractor organisationSuitable Qualification in Quantity Surveying or Construction ManagementIdeally Chartered Good knowledge and understanding of NEC Contracts In 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.

  • Southsea - £45,000 to £50,000 pa

    Job Overview We are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to work within our Commercial Team based out of our Portsmouth and Rickmansworth offices but will be required to travel to sites across South of England, The individual will play an integral role in in managing the commercial aspects of our civil engineering contracts in order to support the continued growth of our business across England and Wales. This is an exciting and demanding role with great potential for progression. To assist the Divisional Directors, Contracts Managers and Site Agents in the commercial and contractual issues on site and contribute to the resolution of these issues.Review new / varied items and check quotations of new rates and conditions.To check and maintain the timely submission of applications and final accounts. To ensure adequate representation of commercial interests at site meetings.To assist with internal reporting and forecastingTo assist with reviewing and commenting on tender documentation during tender period and, if successful, handover.To assist with sub contract management from negotiation and preparation of sub-contract orders, on-site management and final account.Preparing and negotiating claims in conjunction with the Managing Directors (Civil Engineering) Divisional Directors, Contracts Managers.Vetting of final accounts.Preparing of a final account report.To maintain an awareness of the different Conditions of Contracts in current use and understanding of the implications of health and safety regulations.Be aware of the Company's Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality systems and procedures and ensure their application as they relate to their areas of responsibilityJob Skills & Qualifications Be able to work to deadlines in high-pressure situations in a results driven environment.Strong commercial acumen and proven problem-solving abilityStrong communicator over letters, email, phone, meetings and in presentationsBe able to work well within a teamFull UK driving license.The ability to identify and manage project budgets and supporting the Contracts ManageUnderstanding the importance of, and the having the ability to control costsExperience in sub-contract procurement and management.Good negotiation and influencing skills are required as the role is client facing.The ability to ensure that the site team keeps good records and captures variationsCall Matt today 01962 896 369!

  • Switzerland - €114,000 pa

    Global Head Marine - ServiceLocation: SwitzerlandSalary/ package: In the region of 130,000 CHF per annum + 10,000 bonus Our client is a world leading OEM and service provider of compressors. They are now searching for a Global Head of Marine service to drive the marine spare parts business. Experience/ knowledge required:Fluent English and German (written and verbal)Willingness and flexibility to travelQualified to degree level within an engineering capacityExperience leading or managing teamsStrong experience of sales within the marine industryExperience with rotating equipment - ideally compressors Responsibilities:Responsible for the after sales development in the Marine industryLead and coordinate the global service marine teamResponsible for developing global service marine opportunitiesProviding both technical and commercial support of our subsidiaries and sales teams with service marine solutionsPreparing budget tenders as well as final technical and commercial offersExperience managing internal interfaces (purchasing, production, engineering, subsidiaries etc.) to meet customer expectationsClose cooperation with our design departments and technical specialists as well as local subsidiaries to strengthen the global Marine networkResponsible for establishing new and maintaining existing, long-term relationships with customers If you would like a new challenge with a highly reputable market leader, then please contact me on (+44)1962 896 366 or on email I look forward to your application!

  • West Midlands - £40,000 to £50,000 pa

    Role: Structural EngineerLocation: West MidlandsSalary: £40,000 - £50,000We are currently looking for a Structural Engineer to join a Steel specialist contractor based in West Midlands. They work on a wide variety of project types ranging from Commercial developments to large scale residential projects. You will be part of a fantastic team with an excellent pipeline of projects. They are looking for the following: - Must have steel fabricator experience- A minimum 3 years experience working on UK projects - Solid experience working on residential / commercial / Industrial projects- Experience in the design of structural steel workA competitive salary is on offer along with company benefits. Please Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company for further details. Please apply by sending in an up to date CV and cover letter * "Senior Engineer" OR "Design engineer" OR "structural engineer" OR "engineer" OR "Steel engineer"

  • West Midlands - £40,000 to £50,000 pa

    Role: Structural EngineerLocation: West MidlandsSalary: £40,000 - £50,000We are currently looking for a Structural Engineer to join a Steel specialist contractor based in West Midlands. They work on a wide variety of project types ranging from Commercial developments to large scale residential projects. You will be part of a fantastic team with an excellent pipeline of projects. They are looking for the following: - Must have steel fabricator experience- A minimum 3 years experience working on UK projects - Solid experience working on residential / commercial / Industrial projects- Experience in the design of structural steel workA competitive salary is on offer along with company benefits. Please Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company for further details. Please apply by sending in an up to date CV and cover letter * "Senior Engineer" OR "Design engineer" OR "structural engineer" OR "engineer" OR "Steel engineer"

  • West Midlands - £30,000 to £40,000 pa

    Position: Tekla DetailerLocation: West MidlandsSalary: £30,000 - £40,000 Plus PackageOutstanding opportunity for Tekla Detailer looking to further their career with a a specialist steel contractor in the steel engineering industry. On offer is a strong starting salary,package in conjunction with career progression. You will also benefit from working with industry experts which will aid in developing your longer term career.The Role* Attending site visits for measurements and customer liaison* Liaising with structural engineers and lead architects* Detailing and producing fabrications* Carrying out assignments using AutoCAD & TeklaThe Candidate * Strong knowledge of AutoCAD & Tekla* Minimum 2 years' experience in architecture and steel fabrication* Excellent customer service skillsKeywords: CAD, AutoCAD, AutoDesk, Advance Steel, 2D, 3D, PDS, DWG, Draughtsman, Solidworks, Tekla, Design, Engineering, Windows, Metalwork, Steelwork, Metal, Balconies, Fabrication, Staircases, Southampton, Poole, Dorset, Hampshire, Rail, Civil, Structure Steelwork DetailingFor more information please contact Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company

Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice (External)

The Highfield Recruitment Company Limited

Introduction

This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which we use personal data in the course of our business activities.

We are The Highfield Recruitment Company Limited of 29 Carlton Crescent, Southampton, SO15 2EW. We are registered in England & Wales under company number 07010303.

As a business which relies upon having access to a database of pre-qualified Candidates to meet our Clients’ requirements, data is essential to our business. Our systems and processes are designed to ensure that we can provide the best possible service to our clients while operating within the law at all times and protecting individuals’ data privacy rights.

We reserve the right to update this Privacy Notice from time to time. Where appropriate, we shall contact you to notify you of any material changes to the Privacy Notice. You should also refer to our website periodically so that you may access and view our updated Privacy Notice. This will ensure that you understand (i) how we are using your personal data and (ii) your legal rights around our usage of such personal data.

Who Should Read This Privacy Notice?

This Privacy Notice applies to any living, identifiable individuals about whom we may process personal data in the course of our business activities. You should read this Privacy Notice if you are a:

  • Candidate
  • Client Contact
  • Referee
  • Supplier Representative

If you are an employee, applicant for employment or in-house temporary worker, you should refer to our internal Privacy Notice instead. This is available to view here

Definitions

This Privacy Notice uses the following defined terms.

Candidate means a person who is registered with The Highfield Company as seeking or potentially seeking new employment or engagement. This includes individuals who are not actively seeking a new role but who would like to remain in contact with The Highfield Company about potential opportunities which may be of interest from time to time.

Client means a business which has engaged The Highfield Company to provide services or which The Highfield Company has identified as a business for which The Highfield Company wishes to perform services.

Client Contact means a person who is employed or engaged by a Client and with whom The Highfield Company may liaise in respect of any services which The Highfield Company is providing or wishes to provide to the Client. In some cases, the Client Contact and the Client may be the same person e.g. where a Client is a sole trader.

Data Protection Legislation means (i) unless and until the GDPR is no longer directly applicable in the UK, the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, as amended or updated from time to time, in the UK and then (ii) any successor legislation to the GDPR or the Data Protection Act 1998.

Referee means a person who has provided to The Highfield Company a written or verbal opinion in respect of the work history, skills, competency and/or experience of a Candidate;

Supplier means a business which provides services to The Highfield Company and which may process personal data relating to any Candidate, Client Contact or Supplier Representative in the course of performing such services.

Supplier Representative means a person who is employed or engaged by a Supplier and with whom The Highfield Company may liaise from time to time in respect of the services which are provided by that Supplier.

Third-Party Services Provider means any relevant third-party business which provides services to us, such as our:

  • Professional advisers including accountants, tax advisors and lawyers;
  • Insurers;
  • IT services providers and software providers;
  • Independent consultants and subcontractors

How We Obtain Personal Data

We obtain personal data from a number of different sources, depending on whether you are a Candidate, a Client Contact or a Supplier Representative.

If you are a Candidate, we may obtain personal data relating to you:

  • Directly if you have:
    • applied for a Client vacancy through us
    • uploaded your CV through our website
    • asked us to provide any work-finding services to you
    • engaged with us through any networking activities or events
    • had any discussions with us about finding alternative employment
  • Indirectly from:
    • online professional networking sites such as LinkedIn
    • social networking sites such as Facebook or Twitter
    • job boards such as Total Jobs, CV Library, Jobsite, Career Structure and Gulf Talent
    • referees who provide information about your employment experience and their opinion as to your skills and aptitude
    • your employer’s website and other industry-related websites
    • business information directories
    • online industry databases such as the Construction Industry Training Board
    • where appropriate, third-party background checking services such as the Disclosure & Barring Service

If you are a Client Contact or Supplier Representative, we may obtain personal data relating to you:

  • Directly in the course of (i) us providing services to you or (ii) you providing services to us, as applicable; or
  • Indirectly from:
    • online professional networking sites such as LinkedIn
    • your employer’s website and other industry-related websites
    • business information directories
    • other individuals within your organisation in the course of (i) us providing services to you or (ii) you providing services to us, as applicable.

If you are a Referee, we may obtain personal data relating to you:

  • Directly from you in the course of any communications between us; or
  • Indirectly from the Candidate who has nominated you as his or her Referee

Types of Information We Hold

If you are a Candidate, we may collect, store and process the following types of personal information about you:

  • Personal contact details such as name, title, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses;
  • Your gender, date of birth, nationality and place of residence;
  • Your professional skills and experience;
  • Your qualifications, training and certifications;
  • Proof of your right to work in the United Kingdom such as copies of your passport and, where applicable, visa, residence permit or similar government documents;
  • Proof of your identity and address, such as copies of your driving licence, utility bills or similar documents;
  • Information about your current or most recent role, including your job title, department, reporting line, responsibilities, salary, benefits and notice period;
  • Your motivation and reasons for seeking new employment;
  • Any information within your CV or any application document which a Client may require you to complete;
  • Any background information which you provide to us during the course of your dealings with us;
  • Details of any Clients to whom you have been introduced by us;
  • Details of any interviews which you have attended and our Clients’ feedback on those interviews;
  • Details of any position which you take up with a Client, including your role, duties, remuneration, department and location;
  • Where you provide any services on a freelance basis:
    • Details of any limited company through which you contract and the nature of your relationship with that company;
    • Information about the days and times which you have worked;
    • Your bank details, tax code and National Insurance Number; and
    • Information about any services which you have carried out, including any comments, feedback and issues relating to such services.

We may also ask for your consent to collect, store and use the following "special categories" of more sensitive personal information:

  • Information about your race or ethnicity;
  • Information about your health, including any medical condition, health and sickness records; and
  • Information about criminal convictions and offences.

If you are a Client Contact, we will collect, store, and use the following categories of personal information about you:

  • Personal contact details such as name, title, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses;
  • Your job title and position within the Client organisation; and
  • Any background information relating to your personal circumstances, your work history and the role which you perform within the Client which you may provide to us in the course of your dealings with us.

We do not collect, store or use any “special categories” of sensitive personal information if you are a Client Contact.

If you are a Referee, we will collect, store, and use the following categories of personal information about you:

  • Personal contact details such as name, title, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses;
  • Your job title and position within your employer; and
  • Any background information which you may provide to us in the course of your dealings with us.

We do not collect, store or use any “special categories” of sensitive personal information if you are a Referee.

If you are a Supplier Representative, we will collect, store, and use the following categories of personal information about you:

  • Personal contact details such as name, title, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses;
  • Your job title and position within the Supplier organisation; and
  • Any background information relating to the role which you perform within the Supplier which you may provide to us in the course of your dealings with us.

We do not collect, store or use any “special categories” of sensitive personal information if you are a Supplier Representative.

How We Use Personal Data

If you are a Candidate, we may use your personal data to:

  • Assess and verify your potential suitability for employment with a Client;
  • Contact you in relation to any potential employment opportunities with a Client;
  • Introduce you to our Clients and potentially arrange for you to fill a Client vacancy;
  • Stay in regular contact with you to understand your current position, career aspirations and motivation for finding new employment;
  • Where applicable, make payments to you or arrange for any third-party company through which you may contract to make payments to you;
  • Contact you to ask for a referral;
  • Produce anonymised statistical data;
  • Comply with our legal obligations, defend or bring any legal proceedings and prevent fraud or any other crime; and
  • Conduct equal opportunities monitoring.

If you are a Client Contact, we may use your personal data to:

  • Contact you to obtain information about our Client’s requirements;
  • Liaise with you so that we may effectively perform the services to our Client;
  • Obtain a reference for a Candidate;
  • Contact you for invoicing and credit control purposes;
  • Comply with our legal obligations, defend or bring any legal proceedings and prevent fraud or any other crime.

If you are a Referee, we may use your personal data to:

  • Contact you to obtain a reference on a Candidate;
  • Provide a copy of the reference to our Client;
  • Comply with our legal obligations, defend or bring any legal proceedings and prevent fraud or any other crime.

If you are a Supplier Representative, we may use your personal data to:

  • Liaise with you in respect of the services which are being provided by the Supplier;
  • Contact you in relation to billing matters;
  • Comply with our legal obligations, defend or bring any legal proceedings and prevent fraud or any other crime.

Our Lawful Basis for Processing Data

We have determined that we have a legitimate interest to process your personal data where you are:

  • A Candidate, on the basis that it is necessary for us to maintain a database of individuals who are (i) actively seeking new employment with a Client or (ii) potentially suitable for employment with a Client. By processing your personal data and contacting you from time to time, we are able to gain an understanding of your current role (where applicable), your skills and experience, and your career aspirations. Our processing of your personal data is therefore of benefit to:
  • You, as it assists us to identify new employment opportunities about which you might not otherwise been aware and to give general advice and guidance in support of your career development;
  • Our Clients, who rely on us to have access to suitable, pre-qualified candidates who can fill their requirements; and
  • Us, as we are a commercial enterprise which relies upon being able to introduce Candidates to our Clients

If you are a Candidate, we may also need to process sensitive (special) personal data relating to you. The type of sensitive personal data which we might process includes (i) information about any medical conditions or disability insofar as they are relevant to the type of work which you are proposing to carry out (ii) information about any unspent criminal convictions and, where relevant to the type of role which you are carrying out, spent convictions, police warnings etc and (iii) information about any trade union of which you are a member (but only insofar as it relates to an employment claim or pay and working conditions on a client site).

We are acting as an employment agency and/or an employment business in our dealings with you. In accordance with Article 9 (2)(b) of the GDPR, this sensitive personal data is necessary for performing our obligations as an employment agency/employment business and is used solely for this purpose. Any sensitive personal data shall be removed in accordance with our policy on data retention.

We may also process equal opportunities information relating to you, but will be anonymised and, at that stage, is not personal data.

  • A Client Contact, on the basis that we need to be able to contact and interact with the individuals who are employed or engaged by our Clients. This will allow us to effectively provide services to them, better understand their requirements and generate revenue for our business.
  • A Referee, on the basis that we are generally required to obtain references to comply with our contractual obligations to third parties and, in some instances, we are under a legal obligation to do so. It is therefore necessary and reasonable for us to process personal data relating to you strictly for compliance with these obligations.
  • A Supplier Representative, on the basis that we need to be able to contact and interact with the individuals who are employed or engaged by our Suppliers. This will allow us to ensure that our Suppliers provide us with the best possible service which, in turn, is of direct benefit to both our Candidates and our Clients.

Where We Process Personal Data

Your personal data is held and processed by us in the United Kingdom.

In addition to our database, we may use Microsoft OneDrive to store personal data relating to you. We have ascertained that this data is kept within a data centre within the United Kingdom.

We have put in place appropriate safeguards to ensure that your data is only transferred to jurisdictions with enforceable data subject rights and effective legal remedies in respect of data privacy breaches. We will therefore only transfer your personal data to jurisdictions outside of the EEA where:

  • There are binding corporate rules in place regarding the transfer of such data within the Group, in accordance with Article 47 of the GDPR. This means that the data transfer is between group companies and those group companies have agreed to share that data in accordance with the rules specified by the European Commission.
  • The European Commission has made an adequacy decision in respect of such jurisdiction. This means that the European Commission has pre-approved the data privacy regime in the relevant non-EEA country. At present, the European Commission-approved jurisdictions are Andorra, Argentina, Canada (commercial organisations), Faroe Islands, Guernsey, Israel, Isle of Man, Jersey, New Zealand, Switzerland, Uruguay and the US (limited to the Privacy Shield framework).
  • The transfer of data is subject to the model contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission. This means that we have a data-sharing agreement in place which complies with the requirements set out by the European Commission; or
  • You have expressly given informed consent to the transfer of such data. This means that you have not only agreed to the transfer but have done so in the knowledge that your data may be transferred to a jurisdiction which does not give you the same degree of protection as you have within the EEA.

Parties with Whom We May Share Data

If you are a Candidate, we may share your personal data for legitimate purposes with:

  • A Client where you have expressed an interest in being introduced to such Client or are being supplied to such Client on an assignment;
  • Any third-party which is engaged by the Client to assist them in the recruitment process including a managed service company, Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider or IT services provider;
  • A third-party company through which you are contracting;
  • A third-party company to which you have specifically asked to be introduced or referred, such as an insurance company or intermediary (umbrella) company;
  • Background checking services such as the Disclosure & Barring Service;
  • Industry bodies such as the Construction Industry Training Board and any similar organisations which are relevant to the market sector in which you work;
  • Third-Party Services Providers who in some cases may use their own subcontractors and sub-processors;
  • Our bankers and recruitment finance providers;
  • Governmental departments and agencies where we are permitted or required by law to do so.

We may also share your personal data with Clients on an anonymised basis where we have agreed to provide general statistical information to such Clients.

If you are a Client Contact, we may share very limited data relating to you with a Candidate where such sharing is strictly required for the recruitment process e.g. so that the Candidate may contact you directly. We will also share your personal data with Third-Party Services Providers for legitimate business purposes.

If you are a Referee, we will share with our Clients the details of any reference which you may give. We will usually provide your name, job title and employer name when doing so. In some circumstances and only when you have agreed to such disclosure, we will provide your contact details so that our Client may verify the reference or ask for further information. We will also share your personal data with Third-Party Services Providers for legitimate business purposes.

If you are a Supplier Representative, we will share your personal data with other Third-Party Services Providers for legitimate business purposes.

Our Website

If you interact with our website at www.thehighfieldcompany.com, we may process information relating to your usage of the website. However, unless you are submitting information through our website as a Candidate or Client Contact, the information which we process is anonymised and not therefore personal data within the meaning of the Data Protection Legislation.

Automated Decision Making

Automated decision-making takes place when an electronic system uses personal information to make a decision without human intervention.

All decisions which are made in the course of our business processes involve human intervention. We do not therefore expect to make any decisions about you using automated means, whether you are a Candidate, Client Contact, Referee or Supplier Representative.

Data Security

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. Details of these measures may be obtained from the Operations Director.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.

Data Retention

We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

Our standard data retention period is three years from the last date on which we are in actual contact with you i.e. where we actually speak with you or exchange correspondence. After this time, we will usually remove your personal data from our records.

Where we are required to keep any information (i) for auditing or compliance purposes (ii) to comply with our contractual obligations to third parties or (iii) in respect of any potential or actual legal proceedings, we shall keep your data for as long as is strictly necessary for these purposes, which is typically for seven years in respect of audit data which we may be required to produce for HRMC and/or to prove compliance with our contractual and legal obligations.

In some circumstances we may completely anonymise your personal information so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such information without further notice to you.

Rights of access, correction, erasure, and restriction

Your duty to inform us of changes. It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your working relationship with us.

Your rights in connection with personal information. Under certain circumstances, you have the right to:

  • Request access to your personal information (a Subject Access Request). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it. You will not usually have to pay a fee to access your personal information but we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances.
  • Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
  • Request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to remove or remove personal information where the personal data is no longer necessary in relation to the purpose for which it was originally collected/processed or you have objected to the processing and there is no overriding legitimate interest for continuing the processing.
  • Object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest and you object on “grounds relating to your particular situation.”
  • Request the restriction of processing of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to block or suppress the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it or if you have also objected to the processing as above.
  • Request the transfer of your personal information to another party when the processing is based on consent and carried out by automated means. This right is not applicable to any data processing carried out by The Highfield Company.

If you want to exercise any of the above rights, please contact the Operations Director in writing. We will consider your request and confirm the actions which we have taken in response to such request.

We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access the information (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is an appropriate security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it.

In the limited circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. To withdraw your consent, please contact the Operations Director. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law. We will confirm the actions which we have taken in respect of any such request.

If you are unhappy with any aspect of the manner in which we have processed your personal data or dealt with your decision to exercise any of the rights set out in this section, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office in the United Kingdom. Their details are:

Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745

Email: casework@ico.org.uk

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, you can write to our Operations Director at The Highfield Company, 29 Carlton Cres, Southampton SO15 2EW. Alternatively, you may telephone us on 01962 397777 or email us at customerservice@thehighfieldcompany.com.