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  • Netherlands - €43,000 to €62,000 pa

    Regional Service Manager - South West NetherlandsLocation: South West, NetherlandsSalary: In the region of €43k - €62k per annum + bonus + car allowance Our client is a leading OEM and service provider of rotating equipment that offer exceptional training opportunities and an international working environment. Due to internal movements, they are now looking for a new Regional Service Manager who is to be located in the South West region. Experience/ knowledge required:Fluent in English and Dutch - EssentialQualified to degree level within a relevant subject - e.g. Mechanical or Electrical EngineeringStrong people management and team motivation skillsExperience with rotating equipment, turbomachinery - compressors, generators etc.Previous experience working in a service management type role Responsibilities:Responsible for the daily management and operational support of 15 service engineersResponsible for the quality and efficiency of operational service in the areaImplement improvement processes within the service organisationAbility to maintain and develop strong customer relationshipsActing as the point of contact for customers for revision processes and any technical disputes If you would like an exciting new challenge where you will have the opportunity to grow and develop with a leading, innovative company, then please don't hesitate to contact me on 01962 896 366 or on email

  • London - £40,000 to £55,000 pa

    Position: Design Manager / Design CoordinatorLocation: LondonAn outstanding opportunity has become available for a talented Design Manager looking to further their career with an Award Winning company in the steel engineering industry. On offer is a strong starting salary package in conjunction with significant career progression. You will also benefit from working with industry experts which will aid in developing your career and ensure you become a true expert in your field.The RoleDegree or Higher National qualification in a relevant disciplineTechnical office experienceExperience using TeklaBuilding construction knowledgeExperience of managing programmes and peopleExcellent interpersonal skillsExperience of working with external professional organisationsPlease apply with your up to date CV - all applications will be treated in confidence.All applicants must be immediately eligible to work in the UK.All applicants must hold a valid UK driving license. For more information please contact Sharon O'Donnell on 01962 896 353We will endeavour to respond to all applicants however due to the sheer volume of response, we can only guarantee that candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted.Keywords: CAD, AutoCAD, AutoDesk, Advance Steel, 2D, 3D, PDS, DWG, Draughtsman, Solidworks, Tekla, Design, Engineering, Windows, Metalwork, Steel work, Metal, Balconies, Fabrication, Staircases, Southampton, Poole, Dorset, Hampshire, Rail, Civil, Structure Steel work Detailing, parking, car parks

  • Bedfordshire - £55,000 to £60,000 pa

    Role: Commercial Manager - Highways Location: Home Counties Are you an experienced Commercial Manager with a history of successfully delivering prompt financial completion of projects within the Highways Sector? Are you looking for an opportunity to join a Commercial team within a flagship Highways Framework? Then a role within a Market leading Civil Engineering Contractor could be for you. My client is looking to recruit an experienced Commercial Manager with demonstrable track record in leading a team of surveyors. A detailed knowledge of the NEC Suite of contracts is essential along with a thorough grounding in Civils / Highways projects. The successful candidate will be the Commercial lead for the Contract, reporting to the Contract Director. They will resource, plan, control, manage and ensure effective administration of the commercial and financial aspects of all the projects under the framework and to maintain compliance with the conditions of contract and company policies. Your duties will include:Provide commercial advice on matters of contractual interpretation.Assist operational teams in effectively managing commercial risks.Ensuring the timely application and payment for the works.Work with the Operational teams and Clients to develop and implement the Annual Plan.Develop Budget, reporting and updating monthly figures.Ensure that the procurement of supply chain resource is in accordance with the strategy and procedures.Ensure that the business objectives are adequately cascaded and supported by your teamPromote and value a culture of continual improvement. Ideal Qualifications include:Sound knowledge of NEC Suite of contracts and the Highway Works Method of Measurement.Ability to effectively manage, motivate and develop people.Thorough understanding of all commercial and financial procedures, tools, systems, client requirements and business needs.Strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills.Ability to drive continual improvement and manage change. 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.

  • Winchester - £25,000 to £30,000 pa

    Civil Design Engineer Winchester £25-30,000 Experience Dependent Currently looking to talk to Civil Engineers looking for the opportunity to join an award-winning Consultancy specialising within the Infrastructure, drainage and highways industries.The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years' experience, with a relevant degree and experience using AutoCAD and Microdrainage. You will be responsible for providing a wide range of civil engineering services under the direction of the Discipline Partner and work on projects such as highways design for roads, pavements, bridges, Section 278 Agreements and in earthworks engineering and more.Some aspects of the role include: *Be responsible for delivering work to a fee agreed with a Project Manager *Project profitability *Prepare client / project proposals *Oversee the delivery of projects *Produce flood risk assessments (FRA's) and Drainage strategies *Agree design philosophy / design fundamentals *Producing highways and drainage designs relating to medium to large development infrastructure projects *Produce civil engineering drawings *Provides day-to-day client interface, conducting site visits for technical assessment or problem-solving *Starting to run small jobs autonomously *Flexible working to meet project deliverables, demonstrates efficient working under pressure *Procure project resources *Construct project teams from internal and external resources. *Support senior civil engineering staff with design If you feel like this role is for you, don't hesitate to get in touch on 01962 896338 OR

  • Winchester - £60,000 to £65,000 pa

    Associate Winchester Circa £60,000Currently looking to talk to Associates looking for the opportunity to join an award-winning Consultancy specialising within the Infrastructure, drainage and highways industries.The ideal candidate will have 8-10 year's experience, with a relevant degree and experience managing a team within the transport and infrastructure industries. You will be a part of a growing team with the responsibilities of coaching your team and getting the most out of them whilst managing clients and future opportunities.Given the seniority of the role, this position is taken seriously, and the successful candidate will be looked after and rewarded rightfully.Some responsibilities will include;Leading, managing and growing the Engineering discipline Manage existing clients and develop further opportunitiesLook to grow the group on the back of new and repeat clientsBe responsible for resourcing and delivering to a financial targetRepresent the company at external meetings with clients and fellow professionalsBe responsible for delivering work to a pre-agreed budgetProject profitability Responsible for negotiating fee proposals and requesting additional feesIf you feel like this role is for you, don't hesitate to get in touch on 01962 896338 OR

  • Winchester - £45,000 to £55,000 pa

    Principal Civil Design Engineer Winchester £45,000-55,000 Experience Dependent Currently looking to talk to Principal or Senior Civil Engineers looking for the opportunity to join an award-winning Consultancy specialising within the Infrastructure, drainage and highways industries.Main Duties *Supervise CAD Technicians *Represent the company at external meetings with clients and fellow professionals *Be responsible for delivering work to a fee agreed with a Project Manager *Project profitability *Prepare client / project proposals *Assist in negotiating fee proposals and requesting additional fees *Construct project teams from internal and external resources. *Procure project resources *Agree design philosophy / design fundamentals Skills Required *Be familiar with Building regulations Approved documents, SuDS Manual, Code for Sustainable Homes, BREEAM and be able to prepare Flood Risk Assessments*Knowledge of the Flood and Water Management Act and its implications on the design of drainage schemes will be beneficial*Demonstrable experience in Section 38, 278 and 104 Agreements *Hands on knowledge of AutoCAD and MicroDrainage, AutoCAD Civil 3D would be particularly advantageous.*Experience designing all aspects of development Infrastructure works [Roads, Drainage, Plot Level designs etc.].*Recently Chartered or near CharteredThe role will be client facing and therefore strong interpersonal and communicative skills are essential. If you feel like this role is for you, don't hesitate to get in touch on 01962 896338 OR

  • 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.

  • Birmingham - £25,000 to £30,000 pa

    Civil Design Engineer Birmingham £25-30,000 Experience Dependent Currently looking to talk to Civil Engineers looking for the opportunity to join an award-winning Consultancy specialising within the Infrastructure, drainage and highways industries.The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years' experience, with a relevant degree and experience using AutoCAD and Microdrainage. You will be responsible for providing a wide range of civil engineering services under the direction of the Discipline Partner and work on projects such as highways design for roads, pavements, bridges, Section 278 Agreements and in earthworks engineering and more.Some aspects of the role include: *Be responsible for delivering work to a fee agreed with a Project Manager *Project profitability *Prepare client / project proposals *Oversee the delivery of projects *Produce flood risk assessments (FRA's) and Drainage strategies *Agree design philosophy / design fundamentals *Producing highways and drainage designs relating to medium to large development infrastructure projects *Produce civil engineering drawings *Provides day-to-day client interface, conducting site visits for technical assessment or problem-solving *Starting to run small jobs autonomously *Flexible working to meet project deliverables, demonstrates efficient working under pressure *Procure project resources *Construct project teams from internal and external resources. *Support senior civil engineering staff with design If you feel like this role is for you, don't hesitate to get in touch on 01962 896338 OR

  • Birmingham - £65,000 to £85,000 pa

    Partner / Associate - StructuresLocation: Birmingham Are you an energetic and driven Structural Engineering professional eager to take your career forward with a growing multi-disciplinary consultancy?The OpportunityYou will play an extremely important role developing and strengthening the Structural Engineering team not only within the Birmingham office but throughout the entire structures discipline. You will also have the ability to play a leading role in the Office.Main Duties *Leading and growing the Structural Engineering discipline *Manage existing clients and develop further opportunities*Look to grow the group on the back of new and repeat clients*Be responsible for resourcing and delivering to a financial target*To ensure that the business generates and sustains profitable sources of income *Represent the company at external meetings with clients and fellow professionals*Be responsible for delivering work to a pre-agreed budget*Project profitability*Responsible for negotiating fee proposals and requesting additional fees *Construct teams from internal and external resources*Lead the technical development of the groupNECESSARY REQUIREMENTS *Chartered Engineer*Experience with managing and developing a Structural Engineering team/discipline*Great ability to interface with clients This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team offering excellent career progression prospects.

  • Bristol - £45,000 to £55,000 pa

    Role: Project Manager - Structural SteelLocation: Bristol£45,000 - £55,000 Dependent on experienceOne 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.

  • Derby - £25,000 to £30,000 pa

    ROLE: Assistant Project Manager - SteelLOCATION: DerbySALARY: £25,000 - £33,000 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

  • Derbyshire - £35,000 to £40,000 pa

    Role: Estimator OR may consider Assistant LevelSalary: Up to £40,000 Plus PackageLocation: DerbyshireWe are pleased to represent our client, a well-respected and award winning structural steel work contractor based in Derbyshire The company design, fabricate and erect steel work structures in the industrial, commercial, retail and leisure sectors in both the UK and Internationally. Due to continued growth and a very full order book, they now require an experienced:Steelwork Estimator.The successful applicant will work closely with and report directly to, the Managing Director. The company benefits from a very flat structure, giving you the autonomy to structure your own schedule and allowing your results to be recognised and rewarded as such.The successful applicant will take off all steel work from architects and engineers drawings alike as well as from material lists produced from 3D steel drafting systems used internally and by external detailed.The successful application will liaise with other internal departments as well as external third parties such as architects and engineers when required. You will also be involved in helping to order and process orders for the steelwork and associated materials,so the role does have a good variety of work to it.You must be proficient with standard Microsoft office applications, but particularly experienced in using excel. Any experience using any propriety Estimating or MIS systems would be useful but not at all essential.The successful applicant must have at least two years experience of estimating structural steel work and preferably having worked within a structural steelwork fabrication company. Knowledge of associated building elements and materials such as cladding would be an advantage.All applicants must come from a steel work fabrication or very similar background with the relevant experience for this role.If you would like to pursue this opportunity further, please forward your cv as soon as convenient to Sharon O'Donnell at The Highfield Company

  • East Riding of Yorkshire - £50,000 to £75,000 pa

    Role: Contracts Manager Location: East YorkshireSalary: Up to £70,000 (Dependent on level of experience) Plus Package One of the Top Steel Contractors in the UK is currently looking for an exceptional Contracts Manager to join their business on a permanent basis 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.Ability 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 levelsExperience with architectural metal work and secondary steel work essentialIf 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.

  • London - £35,000 to £45,000 pa

    Position: Tekla DetailerLocation: LondonOutstanding 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* draughtsman , draughtsperson , drafter, detailer , designer , technician

  • Hampshire - Salary negotiable

    ROLE: Contracts Manager - SteelLOCATION: HampshireA market leading Steel Specialist is currently looking for a Contracts 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! Get in touch with Sharon O'Donnell - Structural steel specialist at The Highfield Company

  • London - £27,000 to £40,000 pa

    Job Title - Assistant Quantity SurveyorLocation ­- LondonAssistant Quantity Surveyor needed. Excellent Opportunity to join a Market Leading Structural Steel work contractor to be based in the London office.Our 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 an Assistant 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

  • London - £40,000 to £45,000 pa

    Site Engineer - Structural SteelSalary/Rate£40,000 - £45,000 + Package LondonOur client is one of the most advanced steel work fabricators 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 experienceSteel frame expereince essential This 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.

  • London - Salary negotiable

    ROLE: Site Manager LOCATION: London and Surrounding A market leading Steel Specialist is currently looking for a Site Managers to be based on a multimillion pound project based in London. This opportunity gives you the chance to be completely autonomous in your position and have a real say in how to run your department and team. Duties:Day to day site management, direction and co-ordination of all site activities carried out by the company and its sub-contractors, with particular focus on health and safety, planning, programming and co-ordination with the company's off-site activitiesOn-site management and control of the company's site operations, both of in-house and sub-contracted activitiesDay-to-day monitoring, recording and documentation of the company's site activities including compilation of site progress reportsKnowledge & Experience:Strong knowledge of steel construction methods and practice in a management roleDemonstrable experience in the planning and programming of steel work (and associated packages) installationDemonstrable experience in the production of risk assessments, method statements, and associated site documentationDemonstrable experience in the erection of the majority of the steel structures and operations, in particular high rise structures, medium rise and city centre structures, refurbishment type work including welding operationsKey Qualifications:CSCS black/platinum in site managementSMSTS or IOSH equivalentCPCS Appointed Person - lifting operationsFull Driving LicenseIf you think you are right for this role then please get in touch with Sharon O'Donnell on 01962 896 353

  • Sheffield - £50,000 to £70,000 pa

    Role: Contracts Manager Location: SheffieldSalary: Up to £65,000 (Dependent on level of experience) Plus Package One of the Top Secondary steel and Architectural Metalwork Contractors in the UK is currently looking for an exceptional Contracts Manager to join their business on a permanent basis 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.Ability 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 levelsExperience with architectural metal work and secondary steel work essentialIf 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.

  • Rotterdam - Salary negotiable

    ROLE: Site Manager LOCATION: Rotterdam****Must be able to speak Dutch**** A market leading European Steel Specialist is currently looking for a competent and enthusiastic Site Manager to cover major Structural Steel Project eacross Europe.Duties:Day to day site management, direction and co-ordination of all site activities carried out by the company and its sub-contractors, with particular focus on health and safety, planning, programming and co-ordination with the company's off-site activitiesOn-site management and control of the company's site operations, both of in-house and sub-contracted activitiesDay-to-day monitoring, recording and documentation of the company's site activities including compilation of site progress reportsKnowledge & Experience:Strong knowledge of steel construction methods and practice in a management roleDemonstrable experience in the planning and programming of steel work (and associated packages) installationDemonstrable experience in the production of risk assessments, method statements, and associated site documentationDemonstrable experience in the erection of the majority of the steel structures and operations, in particular high rise structures, medium rise and city centre structures, refurbishment type work including welding operationsKey Qualifications:CSCS Gold or BlackSMSTS or IOSH equivalentCPCS Appointed Person - lifting operationsFull Driving LicenseMUST be able to speak DUTCHIf you think you are right for this role then please get in touch with Sharon O'Donnell on 01962 896 353

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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.

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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
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    • 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.