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UCA Consulting Leighton Buzzard, UK
Jan 12, 2022
Permanent
Company Info Our Clients are specialists in the design, supply and maintenance of access equipment in the form of mastclimbers and hoists for the construction industry and they are the leaders in the Mastclimbing Work Platforms (MCWP) in the UK. Having experienced a period of rapid growth, they are seeking to continue this growth whilst maintaining their dominance within the industry and are looking to add an Operations Manager to their ranks to help achieve this. Job Purpose You will be responsible for the management of the overall operations for our clients Southern Region, ensuring a smooth efficient service that meets the expectations and needs of our client’s customers while maximising the financial return to our clients. You will be providing leadership to improve important policy and strategic decisions. You will be responsible for ensuring labour and other resources are managed to allow work to be completed safely, on schedule and to budget. Assisting in managing our client’s relationship with their customers to ensure that all contractual responsibilities are discharged and to enable retention monies to be released on the due date is a key aspect to the role of the Operations Manager Position summary Key responsibilities for the Operations Manager include but not are not limited to:  Oversee daily operations, ensuring correct labour and equipment is on each site  Reinforce safe working practices in all areas and be an ardent champion of safety. Ensure all SHEQ requirements are met including: o Promoting compliance with all internal SHEQ policies o Ensuring the Site Team meets the commitments detailed within the Safety, Quality & Environmental Policy Statements, thereby meeting Statutory requirements and Client Satisfaction  Work with the Client’s representative to determine planned work schedules and unplanned work to ensure that the Client asset is maintained to standards specified by the Client  Ensure standards of the client’s technical requirements for competence are maintained  Produce detailed programmes/reports for the Client and for Senior Management  Determine the scope of works and specification, and the general cost parameters for all projects  Review and lead implementation of legislation and project standards  Ensure activities are prioritised according to the risk rating  Evaluate sites to assess site values and development risk  The agreement of head of terms, purchase and sales agreements and construction contracts  Manage the southern operations team including: o co-ordinating daily site workload and overseeing office team o managing performance, absence, disciplinaries, etc. o identifying skills gaps and recruiting or training as appropriate o promoting continual development to boost professional standards and motivate team  Ensure that communication between departments is ongoing and utilised to maintain an environment of continuous improvement.  Assist in the identification of new competency requirements as a requirement of new standards, legislation or client’s requirements  Any other duties commensurate with the role Direct Reports: Area Supervisors, Installers, Engineers, Operations Assistant, Admin Assistant Candidate Requirements:  Committed to delivering high quality work with an emphasis on safe working methods  Ability to apply relevant procedures and legislation  A clear communicator with the ability to produce reports.  Ability to read and understand construction drawings (preferred)  Be confident using Microsoft Office, in particular Excel as much of the work is completed on Smart devices. (essential)  Self-disciplined, reliable, ethical and able to work under pressure.  Good numeracy skills and a Grade C or above in English and Maths would be a bonus.  IPAF Advanced installer, CSCS and SSSTS are required but these, along with any other specific technical training, can be provided at our in-house training academy if required.  Minimum Experience Required: o Experience of planning and budgeting o Experience of managing a team; in particular a remote working team o Experience of working in the construction industry or equipment hire is beneficial  Preferred Education Requirements: o Minimum GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent  Required Technical Skills: o Computer literate including MS Office o Understands how to manage finances o Understanding of safe installation and dismantling of mastclimbers (can be trained on the job)  Required Behavioural Skills: o Proactive and flexible nature o Good communication and interpersonal skills o Highly organised o Ethical leadership abilities, including delegation o Excellent problem solver o Committed to Health & Safety o Committed to delivering high quality work Additional Info (Internal Use only do not Post the below on Job Adverts) BFT Mastclimbing is looking to appoint a dynamic Operations Manager to manage labour and other resources from our fast-paced commercial centre in Leighton Buzzard. They will be required to provide a competent, and professional service to our customers by overseeing projects to ensure they are run in accordance with the agreed contract terms, within budget, while providing excellent customer service. They will lead and direct installation teams to ensure that planned and reactive installing works are undertaken efficiently and in line with Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental policies. The successful candidate will have experience of managing teams, in particular planning and logistics of a remote working team. Experience in construction would be a benefit but is not essential. They must be committed to delivering high quality work with an emphasis on safe working methods. They should be able to apply relevant procedures and legislation. They will be a clear communicator with the ability to produce reports and should be able to read and understand construction drawings, as well as being confident using Microsoft Office. They will be self-disciplined, reliable, ethical and able to work under pressure. They should enjoy problem solving. CSCS and SSSTS are required but these, along with any other specific technical training, can be provided at our in-house training academy if required. BFT is the UK leader in Mastclimbing Work Platforms (MCWP), the faster, more efficient alternative to traditional scaffolding. We are the go-to solution for the country’s most demanding construction, renovation and maintenance projects. From low-level flat refurbishments to complex high-rises developments, we use our technology, experience and unfailing dedication to safety to save our clients time and money. We design, supply and maintain access equipment in the form of mastclimbers and hoists for the construction industry and have a great reputation across the UK. We have experienced a period of rapid growth and seek to continue this growth whilst maintaining our dominance within the industry. We can offer a highly competitive salary, a company vehicle, inclusion into our company share scheme and into our company bonus scheme. We have a collaborative, flexible working environment where personal development and internal promotions are encouraged.
UCA Consulting Leighton Buzzard, UK
Jan 12, 2022
Permanent
Company Info Our Clients are specialists in the design, supply and maintenance of access equipment in the form of mastclimbers and hoists for the construction industry and they are the leaders in the Mastclimbing Work Platforms (MCWP) in the UK. Having experienced a period of rapid growth, they are seeking to continue this growth whilst maintaining their dominance within the industry and are looking to add an Operations Manager to their ranks to help achieve this. Job Purpose An autonomous role responsible for all elements of BFT Mastclimbing trading activities in the southern region. In particular, managing operational teams, ensuring that contracts and projects are delivered in a safe, planned manner to achieve a quality product within the time allowed. Delivering on the clients’ expectations and maximising the financial return to our business. Assisting in managing the client relationship once the work has been completed to ensure that we discharge all contractual responsibilities to enable monies to be released on the due date. Working with colleagues across the business to continually improve methods and develop the business You will Report to the UK Operations Director Position summary Key responsibilities for the Operations Manager include but not are not limited to:  Work with the our clients Customer representatives to determine planned work schedules and unplanned work, to ensure that the program is maintained as set by our Clients customers and in line with our Clients agreement of supply  Represent the our Clients at project planning meetings and at customer progress/planning meetings when required  Ensure that the Management staff within the southern region are prioritising activities according to the risk rating  Produce detailed programmes/reports for our Clients’ Customers  Provide reports to the Internal Management team as required, including evaluating performance and productivity and analysing accounting and financial data  Evaluate sites to assess site values and development risk  Ensure standards of technical competence are maintained by confirming all employees are adequately trained for their roles and coaching direct reports to develop their skills  Promote the professional development of employees  Work with Installers and Supervisors to develop innovative ways to undertake access solutions using new equipment and flexible methods between engineering disciplines  Oversee the management of all employees in the region to ensure the region runs smoothly  Review labour and transport utilisation to maximise the benefit to the company  Oversee the yard to ensure appropriate stock levels  Review and manage the scope of works and specification, and the general cost parameters for all projects  Manage and identify financial risk and report to senior management on any potential disputes  Review project costs and values based on the quotation, order and any specific agreements  Review and lead implementation of legislation and project standards  Ensure that there is a provision of adequate resources to meet the commitments of the Safety, Quality & Environmental Policy Statements  Reinforce safe working practices in all areas and be an ardent champion of safety Direct Reports: General/Yard Manager, Operations Manager, Operations Assistant, Administration Assistant Candidate Requirements:  Committed to delivering high quality work with an emphasis on safe working methods  Ability to apply relevant procedures and legislation  A clear communicator with the ability to produce reports.  Be confident using Microsoft Office, in particular Excel as much of the work is completed on Smart devices. (essential)  Self-disciplined, reliable, ethical and able to work under pressure.  Good numeracy skills and a Grade C or above in English and Maths would be a bonus.  Minimum Experience Required: o Experience of planning and logistics o Experience of managing a team, particularly a team of remote workers o Experience of working in the construction industry/mechanical access would be preferred, but is not essential  Preferred Education Requirements: o Minimum GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent  Required Technical Skills: o Computer literate including MS Office o Understands how to manage finances  Required Behavioural Skills: o Proactive and flexible nature o Good communication and interpersonal skills o Highly organised o Ethical leadership abilities, including delegation o Excellent problem solver o Committed to Health & Safety o Committed to delivering high quality work Additional Info (Internal Use only do not Post the below on Job Adverts) BFT Mastclimbing is looking to appoint a dynamic Regional Manager to take responsibility for all elements of our trading activities in the southern region. The role is based at our fast-paced commercial centre in Leighton Buzzard and involves travel around the region. They will be required to manage operational teams to ensure that contracts and projects are delivered in a safe, planned manner to achieve a quality product within the time allowed. They will need to deliver on the clients’ expectations and maximise the financial return to our business. They will also assist in managing the client relationship once the work has been completed to ensure that we discharge all contractual responsibilities to enable monies to be released on the due date. They will work with colleagues across the business to continually improve methods and develop the business. The successful candidate will have experience of managing teams, in particular planning and logistics of a remote working team. Experience in construction would be a benefit but is not essential. They must be committed to delivering high quality work with an emphasis on safe working methods. They should be able to apply relevant procedures and legislation. They will be a clear communicator with the ability to produce reports, should be able to read and understand construction drawings, as well as being confident using Microsoft Office. They will be self-disciplined, reliable, ethical and able to work under pressure. They should enjoy problem solving. Any specific technical training can be provided at our in-house training academy if required. BFT is the UK leader in Mastclimbing Work Platforms (MCWP), the faster, more efficient alternative to traditional scaffolding. We are the go-to solution for the country’s most demanding construction, renovation and maintenance projects. From low-level flat refurbishments to complex high-rises developments, we use our technology, experience and unfailing dedication to safety to save our clients time and money. We design, supply and maintain access equipment in the form of mastclimbers and hoists for the construction industry and have a great reputation across the UK. We have experienced a period of rapid growth and seek to continue this growth whilst maintaining our dominance within the industry. We can offer a highly competitive salary, a company vehicle, inclusion into our company share scheme and into our company bonus scheme. We have a collaborative, flexible working environment where personal development and internal promotions are encouraged.
UCA Consulting Barnet, UK
Jan 12, 2022
Permanent
Company Info Our client is a high street type practice with less tradition and more innovation are they are a young, dynamic and making waves. They launched in 2019, and are part of another larger specialised surveying firm launched in 2013. In the last 2 years, our clients grew from a team of 5 to a team of 15. They have ambitious plans for continued growth and innovation in service delivery, thanks to a combination of technical expertise and our use of technology. The working environment is a supportive one, emphasising team goals rather than individual targets. This is an exciting opportunity to join our client, in return for the right candidate they offer a competitive salary dependent on experience, with opportunity for further development and career growth. Pension scheme and a bonus (10-15%) is on also on offer. Job Purpose They are growing very quickly and want someone with the energy and experience to develop a Building Surveying arm to the business. Presently, they predominantly deal with Valuation reports and Home Surveys. They are regularly asked to provide Building Surveying services and with their network of dozens of solicitors who refer work to them are waiting for a green light. They can get the work; they need someone who can create and develop a service, which will grow! Employment Details  Full time, permanent role, flexible hours – 40 hrs a week.  Our Clients work flexibly, from the office, from home or wherever convenient.  In normal (non Covid times), you would be expected to be in the office 2 days per week, with the rest of the time out on site, working from home or on leave. You could be in the office for more if you’d prefer to but it’s not expected.  Whilst our client’s office is in High Barnet (North London), site visits are likely to be mostly all over London with the majority in North and West London. Position summary Setting up and developing a Building Surveying service. The most common requests our clients receive are for:  Party Wall Surveying  Boundary identification and disputes  Defect reports  Damp & Condensation reports  Roof Surveys  Schedule of works & Housing disrepair claims  Clerk of works If within your skillset, you could also help to manage our four consultants undertaking Home Surveys and be on hand to consult with our Valuers on building pathology issues identified during Valuation inspections. Candidate Requirements: A Chartered Building Surveyor; RICS fees are paid by our client. Our clients have a great team already but nobody with the skillset they are looking for. As such, you need to be someone who can work with minimal supervision to a high standard. They looking for someone who can hit the ground running, sell their service to potential clients on the phone and undertake the work to a good standard. Our recent growth has been in part due to our embracing technology in how our clients work and our creation of digital content. You’ll therefore need to be someone who shares the same values and are therefore looking for someone who embraces technology and innovation that can add to their innovation. As our clients want to grow, the intention is to take on a graduate Building Surveyor in the short to medium term. We’ll therefore expect you to be comfortable training this person to help us grow a team.
UCA Consulting Barnet, UK
Jan 12, 2022
Permanent
Company Info Our client is a high street type practice with less tradition and more innovation are they are a young, dynamic and making waves. They launched in 2019, and are part of another larger specialised surveying firm launched in 2013. In the last 2 years, our clients grew from a team of 5 to a team of 15. They have ambitious plans for continued growth and innovation in service delivery, thanks to a combination of technical expertise and our use of technology. The working environment is a supportive one, emphasising team goals rather than individual targets. There is a strong focus on quality over quantity of reports. This is an exciting opportunity to join our client, in return for the right candidate they offer a competitive salary dependent on experience, with opportunity for further development and career growth. Pension scheme and a bonus (10-15%) is on also on offer. Employment Details  Full time, permanent role, flexible hours – 40 hrs a week.  Our Clients work flexibly, from the office, from home or wherever convenient.  Most of their team are in our clients High Barnet office about twice a week and rest work from home/are on client visits  They cover nearly everywhere within the M25 and a few other areas and try where possible to provide inspection appointments for close to where their Surveyors are based. Position summary Our Clients core service areas are Red Book residential valuations, for an array of purposes such as –  Inheritance and CGT  Matrimonial assets (Court compliant and not)  Leasehold reform  Help to Buy, resale and stair casing  Loft Valuations Depending on the skills and aspirations of whoever joins the team, the successful candidate will also spend anywhere from a small part to half of their role working in residential Compulsory Purchase for our clients parent company. Our client’s parent company side of the business works predominantly on estate regeneration, making a significant difference to our client’s lives who are going through particularly stressful situations. Our clients have a peer review system for all Valuation reports which you would have involvement in supporting team members. At more senior levels, this involvement is more considerable. Whilst we like to think we’re offering a great service to our client basis, our clients know that they also are a young enough brand there’s always room for improvement; you’ll have the opportunity to feed into the decision making process of how they do what they do. The role may require additional duties to be performed outside of the day-to-day role to ensure the efficient running of the department or business area. Candidate Requirements: Our clients are looking for someone who:  Is a Chartered Surveyor and Registered Valuer whose career focus has been on valuing residential property, ideally with experience of Red Book reports  Ideally with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience and those with considerably longer experience would be welcomed;  Newly qualified candidates can also apply for this position but would have to be fully qualified (or very close to completing)  RICS membership fees are paid by our client for all their surveyors and they are expected to be RICS Chartered  Our client’s recent growth has been in part due to them embracing technology in how they work and their creation of a lot of digital content. At times, they rival technology companies in how much they use and have an almost paperless office so are far better set up for remote working than most of their competitors.  They are therefore looking for someone who embraces technology and innovation and can add to their innovation.
UCA Consulting Brighton, UK
Nov 08, 2021
Permanent
Company Info Our Clients are a long-established property firm based in the South coast (Brighton) with a respected and revered Property management Department that provides accurate and detailed valuation advice. All their surveyors are RICS registered, with expertise in property law and excellent knowledge of the county of Sussex and surrounding area. Between our clients expert team, they cover a vast range of residential and commercial property management and valuations   Job Purpose To carry out Valuations for residential and commercial properties including developments and investment work, predominantly for Bank lending, as well as providing asset management advice to our clients management department and undertaking rent review and lease renewal work. Working from our clients highly respected Brighton office, with work load centred on the Sussex area and South East of England on larger projects. Hybrid working (part office/part work from home) is available post initial training period.   Position summary Key responsibilities for this role include but not are not limited to: Undertaking RICS RED book valuations for bank lending for the five major Banks we have panel appointments for and other clients. Providing asset management advice to our clients property management teams on more technical issues including, investment strategy, lease matters and building defects. Undertaking rent review and lease renewal reports and negotiations for our clients tenant and landlord customer base. Working with the team on marketing and business development for the our clients parent group holding company to achieve its goals of becoming the first choice property management and surveying team for Sussex and the south coast. Providing assistance to the support team to maintain accurate property and comparables data bases across your region Working with the team and senior management to make sure our clients provide the most efficient and informative reports for their customer base using the best technology. Undertaking project monitoring work for which training will be provided. Candidate Requirements : Chartered Surveyor and Registered Valuer with minimum of 2 years post qualification experience, those with considerably longer experience would be welcomed. Valuers with experience in either or both commercial and residential sectors.  Knowledge of development valuation using the Argus System and or development monitoring experience would be beneficial but not essential as training can be provided.  General IT skills to utilise data bases and work though reports etc.   Strong analytical abilities and efficient working methods. Good people and communication skills.   Team player seeking a working environment were their work will be rewarded and appreciated with a flexible approach and strong work life balance. Required Qualifications: RICS Chartered Surveyor 
UCA Consulting Portsmouth, UK
Nov 08, 2021
Permanent
Company Info Our Clients are a long-established property firm based in the South coast (Portsmouth) with a respected and revered Property management Department that provides accurate and detailed valuation advice. All their surveyors are RICS registered, with expertise in property law and excellent knowledge of the county of Sussex and surrounding area. Between our clients expert team, they cover a vast range of residential and commercial property management and valuations   Job Purpose To carry out Valuations for residential and commercial properties including developments and investment work, predominantly for Bank lending, as well as providing asset management advice to our clients management department and undertaking rent review and lease renewal work. Working from our clients partner office in Portsmouth, with work load centred on the Sussex area and South East of England on larger projects. Hybrid working (part office/part work from home) is available post initial training period.   Position summary Key responsibilities for this role include but not are not limited to: Undertaking RICS RED book valuations for bank lending for the five major Banks we have panel appointments for and other clients. Providing asset management advice to our clients property management teams on more technical issues including, investment strategy, lease matters and building defects. Undertaking rent review and lease renewal reports and negotiations for our clients tenant and landlord customer base. Working with the team on marketing and business development for the our clients parent group holding company to achieve its goals of becoming the first choice property management and surveying team for Sussex and the south coast. Providing assistance to the support team to maintain accurate property and comparables data bases across your region Working with the team and senior management to make sure our clients provide the most efficient and informative reports for their customer base using the best technology. Undertaking project monitoring work for which training will be provided. Candidate Requirements : Chartered Surveyor and Registered Valuer with minimum of 2 years post qualification experience, those with considerably longer experience would be welcomed. Valuers with experience in either or both commercial and residential sectors.  Knowledge of development valuation using the Argus System and or development monitoring experience would be beneficial but not essential as training can be provided.  General IT skills to utilise data bases and work though reports etc.   Strong analytical abilities and efficient working methods. Good people and communication skills.   Team player seeking a working environment were their work will be rewarded and appreciated with a flexible approach and strong work life balance. Required Qualifications: RICS Chartered Surveyor 
UCA Consulting Brighton, UK
Oct 29, 2021
Permanent
Company Info Our clients are a long-established Brighton property firm with a respected and revered Professional Services Department that provides accurate and detailed valuation advice their customers. All surveyors are RICS registered, with expertise in property law and excellent knowledge of the county of Sussex and surrounding area. . Job Purpose To provide comprehensive administrative support to our clients Professional Services department, including the Head of Department. Position summary Key responsibilities for this role include but not are not limited to:  Conducting comprehensive property research on behalf of the department using a range of resources and techniques.  Typing reports and letters, including audio/copy typing.  Answering initial enquiries by phone or email and obtaining the correct information to provide an accurate quote.  Caring for our client’s customers and their associates.  Reviewing legal documents and delivering a precis of the salient points.  Various secretarial duties  Organising on site property inspections with tenants and surveyors.  Dealing with survey enquiries and the administration of the consultancy agreements.  Undertaking appropriate conflicts of interest checks on all new instructions and preparing fee quote request forms for completion, together with confirmation of instruction letters/terms of engagement etc. Candidate Requirements:  Experience of working in an administrative capacity.  An interest in the property industry.  Excellent administrative, planning, time-management and organisational abilities.  Good proof-reading skills and attention to detail.  Microsoft user with good Word, Excel and Outlook skills.  A knowledge of or willingness to learn industry specific computer software including Quest and Vebra.  Good verbal and written communication skills, with a high standard of written/verbal English.  Discretion and ability to deal with sensitive and confidential information.  An understanding of legalese and the capability to interpret this.  Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to maintain a good working relationship at all levels.  Strong customer care approach.  Ability to work autonomously.
UCA Consulting Brighton, UK
Oct 29, 2021
Permanent
Company Info Our clients are a long-established Brighton property firm with a respected and revered Professional Services Department that provides accurate and detailed valuation advice their customers. All surveyors are RICS registered, with expertise in property law and excellent knowledge of the county of Sussex and surrounding area. . Job Purpose To provide administrative support to our clients Commercial Agency Team Position summary Key responsibilities for this role include but not are not limited to:  Answering phone, dealing with enquiries and visitors to the office  Property to market administration including keeping window cards, boards and websites up to date  Administration of our clients letting  Taking Application Deposits and drawing up the paperwork when required  Dealing with Tenancy Agreements (new Tenancies, Renewals, Changeovers)  Packaging and processing the Tenancy files  Updating Landlords on the progress of Tenancies  Preparing keys for inventory clerks  Setting up TDS certificates  Collecting Money Laundering details on Landlords and Tenants  Checking in tenants – signature of legal documentation and collection of monies  Stationary and office supplies management - ensure the office is fully stocked  Ensure tenant files and landlord brochures are made up day to day  To keep up to date with day to day filing  To keep Alto (property management software) up to date and in order  Provide a first-class service dealing with enquiries and ensuring correct procedures are followed  Assist in creating systems to improve service delivery and ensure compliance standards are not compromised  Use our clients pool cars in the course of business as described above  To keep up-dated with legal changes regulations  Attend any relevant training courses that are appropriate to the job title and specification  To follow the department Service Standards Candidate Requirements:  Good communication skills  Ability to work under pressure  Good organisational skills  Good multi-tasking skills  Accuracy in typing and attention to detail  Confidence in dealing with people at all levels  Team Player  Proactive and flexible approach to work  Experience using Alto is ideal but not necessary  Possess good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel, email, etc.  Full UK Driving Licence (clean)
UCA Consulting Orpington, UK
Oct 07, 2021
Permanent
Graduate or Assistant Building Surveyor Full Time Permanent Due to increasing work we have an opportunity for a Graduate or Assistant Building Surveyor with relevant degree to join our multi-disciplinary practice in Orpington. You will lead on Project coordination, contract administration, defect analysis and perform general surveying duties across a range of projects and clients. Support with RICS APC process is available. Key Responsibilities:   Receiving Client instructions   Surveying and reporting on residential, commercial and education properties.   Supporting the Lead Consultant role on refurbishment and new build projects for public and private clients in different sectors including residential, commercial and education. Duties will include exposure to clients, design, co- ordinating consultants, specifying, cost advice, tendering, drafting contractual documents, contract administration and analysing construction defects.  There may a requirement to attend out of hours meetings from time to time e.g. resident and leaseholder stakeholder meetings.  An appreciation of JCT contracts (both Contract Administration and Employer’s Agent roles) and building pathology / defects diagnosis is essential.   Party Wall Surveying experience and ability to use AutoCAD is desirable. Person Specification:  Demonstrate good oral, written communication and personal presentation as the role is client facing  You will be required to support the preparation of professionally written reports to a high standard.   You will need to demonstrate your resilience as this position attracts a high volume of work and at times, can be a pressured environment.  Be organised and prioritise own workload to meet tight deadlines.  Be able to work under own initiative and also as part of a team.  You will be required to drive between sites so need to have access to own vehicle and a clean driving licence. Our Vision:  To be identified as a trusted client advisor; national in reach, local in service and selected for our quality and expertise in the build environment. Our Values:  Professional Integrity  Technical Expertise  Solution Focused   Reliable Personal Service Training and Development The Practice is keen to assist individuals in developing work related professional interests. The Practice takes training seriously, providing practical and financial assistance to all personnel.
UCA Consulting Orpington, UK
Oct 07, 2021
Permanent
Senior or Associate Building Surveyor Full Time Permanent Due to increasing work we have an opportunity for a Senior or Associate Building Surveyor with relevant degree to join our multi-disciplinary practice in Orpington. You will be assisting the Partners and other team members at an appropriate level to your qualifications and experience and provide a professional service to clients.  Key Responsibilities:  Establish, maintain and develop appropriate contact with clients.  Provide support and advice to Partners and staff, deal with client related issues and provide professional services as required.  Supervise and support more junior team members.  Assist in the training of all colleagues in respect of any relevant technical and interpersonal skills.  Discuss and review own workload and performance on regular basis.  Ensure RICS CPD obligations are met.  Ensure compliance with document management system and company policies and procedures.  Assist in maintaining full compliance with our QA/Environmental/H&S accreditation. Competencies: The Senior Building Surveyor will maintain MRICS status and will be expected to develop their competency through experience and continued learning.  The Associate is also expected to demonstrate strong management skills. Objectives:  Each month report on progress on own projects and assist Partner in ensuring fee plans are updated.  Attend group meetings, which will be held at least every twelve weeks.  Attend one to one reviews at least on a yearly basis.  To be alert to potential new business opportunities and in liaison with the Partners, pursue these to secure new commissions.  To develop the volume and range of work applicable to the BS team and to be alert to cross referrals to other professional disciplines within the Practice.  Develop client relationships and maximise repeat business opportunities. Main Duties:  Managing the internal team including maintaining and developing internal quality systems, supervising and mentoring staff.  Delivering professional BS services to a high standard.  Maintaining and improving the profitability of the team.  Preparation of technical and financial reports.  Some evening and weekend meetings (e.g. tenant, planning, committee etc.) may be necessary. Person Specification:  Demonstrate good oral, written communication and personal presentation as the role is client facing  You should be professionally dedicated and enthusiastic with a flexible approach to work.  You will need to demonstrate your resilience as this position attracts a high volume of work and at times, can be a pressured environment.  Be organised, pay attention to detail and prioritise own workload to meet tight deadlines.  Be able to work under own initiative and also as part of a team.  You will be required to drive between sites so need to have access   to own vehicle and a clean driving licence. Our Vision:  To be identified as a trusted client advisor; national in reach, local in service and selected for our quality and expertise in the build environment. Our Values:  Professional Integrity  Technical Expertise  Solution Focused   Reliable Personal Service Training and Development The Practice is keen to assist individuals in developing work related professional interests. The Practice takes training seriously, providing practical and financial assistance to all personnel.
UCA Consulting Derbyshire, UK
Jun 07, 2021
Part time
Job Title - Project Manager Location – Derbyshire Salary – £60000 -  £70000 contact details;  0 7738297981 One of our Client is actively looking for Project Manager in Derbyshire Client facing Site based position New production facility for large International Client Minimum 5 years experience Design & Build Contract Managing the Main Contractor Co-ordinating interfaces between the Main Contractor & Client Direct Contractors Ensure the project is delivered within programme Monitoring the day-to-day activities on site Implementing Change Management Managing Client Design Team Co-ordinating the flow of information Tracking and reporting on issues as they arise Develop and drive project milestones Preparing Project Management Reports Health & Safety Management Proven communication and organizational skills
UCA Consulting London, South East England
May 07, 2021
Full time
Company profile - Construction Project Manager: This firm guides their clients from the pre-planning stage through to completion and they offer each service independently and work with outside contractors on various aspects of the build. The company has been running for several years in London and they have worked on a large variety and volume of projects with the best sub-contractors in the market. Duties - Construction Project Manager: *Liaison with Architects, Designers and Structural Engineers *Running, managing and reporting at weekly meetings *Choosing and purchasing of items within the project *Organising and running the project programme *Production of valuation documentation *Managing the Health and Safety on site *Monitoring and advising the workforce on all aspects of the build *Cost tracking and pricing additional works Skills and experience - Construction Project Manager: *Several years' construction Project Management experience *Relevant construction or project management qualification *Speak and write fluent English *Educated and literate. *Articulate, well presented, "can do" attitude *Experience client facing Package - Construction Project Manager: Basic salary: £35 - £40,000 Discretionary bonus, good holiday allowance, business expenses and pension scheme Required skills project manager. project management. construction. residential refurbishment   extensions & lofts    
UCA Consulting Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK
Apr 07, 2021
Full time
Roofing Contracts Manager Newcastle Competitive salary Dependant on Experience Our client is a family run roofing business and have been involved in some of the most high-profile roofing projects in the North including Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle University, Northumbria Water, Lindisfarne Care Homes and the County & Vermont Hotels based in Newcastle City centre, not to mention George Stephenson’s & All Saints. The business is built on strong standards, responsibility and respect, and the team have over 20 years’ experience within the trade and have a great reputation locally and our customers always know to expect a high level of workmanship and professionalism. Roofing Contracts Manager Role: To be part of a busy Contracts Management team reporting to the Head of Contracts. To plan and manage multiple refurbishment projects, leading teams of Site Managers and multi-disciplined tradespeople. Responsibilities: Ensure the delivery of the project within the budget and timescales specified Focus on the motivation of the workforce to deliver on time and to budget Focus on quality, customer service and delivery Client and tenant customer liaison Process management Financial management Contractual management Setting the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion of HSE procedures and compliance and legal obligation. Desired Skills / Experience: Excellent leadership skills Ability to work under your own initiative as well as part of a team Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to build teams and relationship within the company and externally with clients Experience in programming the works, briefing project teams, contractors and suppliers Strong attention to detail Experience of writing risk assessments and method statements. Strong commercial awareness Problem-solving skill Knowledge of construction methods and regulations would be advantageous tiling/slating experience Role Requirements SMSTS CSCS Card
UCA Consulting Doncaster , South Yorkshire
Nov 30, 2020
Full time
Site Supervisor / No2 Doncaster £32k to £38k per annum Are you a site supervisor looking for a new challenge? Do you want to work for a bespoke house builder on private developments? Do you want career progression with the option to manage your own projects? The Role Housing Site Supervisor/working foreman on traditional new build properties Typical developments are small bespoke projects typically 10-20 units Day to day management of the site Carry out site induction, overseeing health and safety on site Hands-on role including taking deliveries and carrying out trade duties Manage sub-contractors both labour-only and labour and materials Option to be permanently employed from day one or on a temp to perm basis to suit Requirements Previous experience as a supervisor / NO2 housing Site Manager preferably working on bespoke projects Trade background preferably joiner or bricklaying SMSTS / SSSTS, First Aid, and CSCS card Salary and Benefits Basic salary circa £32-£38k per annum Opportunity to progress to become a Site Manager Long term stability working for a small reputable contractor The company Over 40 years of trading history Reputable contractor
UCA Consulting Winchester , Hampshire
Nov 30, 2020
Full time
A leading, chartered, Quantity Surveying practice are looking to take on an articulate Senior Quantity Surveyor with good pre and post contract knowledge as they look to expand their sociable, Hampshire office. The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will work as part of a team of 10+ on a mixture of Education, Healthcare, Residential, and Commercial projects across the Hampshire, West Sussex, and the South. The Senior Quantity Surveyors Role The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will begin by working alongside an Associate Quantity Surveyor on a number of residential, education, and healthcare schemes. As you settle into the role, you will then take on your own projects, carrying out pre and post contract duties independently. The Senior Quantity Surveyor Degree qualified and ideally MRICS 5+ years Quantity Surveying experience Background within a consultancy/private practice environment Good communication skills Excellent and post contract knowledge In Return? £50,000 - £60,000 Annual leave Pension scheme Professional training programme RICS membership costs Extensive APC support Travel expenses Healthcare Social events Career development plan National opportunities
UCA Consulting Colchester , Essex
Nov 27, 2020
Full time
The Role: Building Services Manager (Senior M&E Manager) £100m Student Accommodation Project My client have secured a major new build student accommodation project in Colchester, Essex. This is a flagship £100m scheme in East Anglia, providing over 1000 units across 5 blocks. They are looking to appoint a Building Services Managerto be based on site. The position will report directly to the Project Director and company wide Head of Building Services. The primary remit of the role is managing the MEP packages on the project which total in excess of £25m. You will have responsibility for managing the full install from start on site through handover. You will be part of a collaborative team, liaising with construction and design colleagues. Candidates will need to have relevant experience as a Building Services Manager or Senior M&E Manager with a main contractor or major subcontractor on sizeable projects of a similar scope and scale. Candidates with both mechanical and electrical experience will be ideal, however a mechanical bias will also suit, as there is a strong electrical manager within the team who will report to you. A degree or similar qualification if preferred as are candidates who are working towards chartered status. They are offering a very competitive salary + a generous benefits package. They company have an excellent reputation for investing in their staff and have a proven track record of promoting on merit.