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Quantity Surveyor – Housing Maintenance

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Quantity Surveyor – Housing Maintenance

Location: Hammersmith & Fulham / Hounslow / Loughton

Business Area: Housing Maintenance – FRA & Compliance

Contract: Permanent, full time

Make a difference with the Housing Maintenance Experts.

Kier Housing Maintenance (HM) have long standing partnership agreements with housing associations, local authorities and private landlords to conduct responsive repairs and planned maintenance across various sites. Our commitment to our clients has resulted in us being shortlisted for Contractor of the Year at the UK Housing Awards 2020.

Kier Places are recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Housing Maintenance division, to become a key member of the FRA and Compliance Team, delivering essential fire safety and key compliance works for our clients..

Key Responsibilities

We will look to you to develop and manage all commercial aspects of projects including budgets and forecasts to ensure the governance and profitability of allocated contracts; develop, manage and extend commercial relationships with both new and existing clients and supply chain; maximise profitability of all allocated contracts and work packages; and provide accurate commercial reporting to allow effective management of your projects.

You will be involved in looking after our London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham (LBHF) and Hounslow Council planned & reactive maintenance contracts, as well as helping out on other contracts we hold, if required. This includes projects for maintaining fire safety systems (i.e. fire doors, fire stopping & sprinkler systems), kitchen & bathroom replacements, and refurbishment of occupied properties.

What do we need from you?

The ideal candidate will have strong experience with Housing Maintenance contracts relating to Decent Homes and Social Housing – Fire Risk/Safety/FRA works exposure would be desirable; good demonstrable SOR & VCR/CVR knowledge; relevant academic qualifications & Chartered membership.

Joining this fast paced, growing & expanding department, we need you to be a team player, to promote, follow and influence good project governance through the implementation of Kier policies and procedures.

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days’ annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan), together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • One professional membership fee reimbursement
  • Free Life Assurance + option for extra self-cover or for your partner
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Critical Illness, Dental, Personal Accident, and Travel Insurance options
  • Health care cash plan
  • 24/7 Virtual GP Service, Wellbeing, and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers, including restaurants, travel providers, and supermarkets
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing


Pre-employment checks

It’s worth remembering that if you are successful, we’ll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment.

Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case by case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant’s criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

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Project Manager Job in Chelsea, London

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Project/Studio Manager required to join an expanding interior design studio based in Chelsea, London. My client is expanding their team and looking for an experienced project manager to join their company on a full-time permanent basis. The role will see you involved in a wide range of high-end residential projects across London and the Home Counties, as such a Full UK Driving Licence and access to a vehicle is required.

Established in 2014, my client has been growing and developing their portfolio of work within the high-end residential and aviation sector. Having been recognised with multiple awards, the firm are continuing to expand and build on their client base. This expansion has prompted the need to hire an experienced Project/Studio Manager to oversee and manage numerous projects from concept through to completion and liaise directly with clients.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Manage projects from concept through to completion – creating programmes, Gantt Charts, and schedules to monitor progress
  • General business administration for both specific projects and the internal management of the studio
  • Assist with purchasing and logistics
  • Liaise with clients, contractors, and internal teams
  • Assist with the financial aspects of projects, such as invoicing and budgeting
  • Sorting FF&E samples and managing the sample library.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Full UK Driving Licence and access to own car
  • Ideally 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role within the high-end interior design sector
  • Understanding and knowledge of the full interior design process
  • Strong organisation and administrative skills
  • Excellent project management skills and proven scheduling/planning experience
  • Ability to multitask
  • Flexibility to travel domestically and internationally
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, and MS Office. Experience with EstiMac/PC would also be highly advantageous.

What you get back

  • Salary of Circa£30,000 per annum
  • Parking and mileage paid for
  • Opportunity to travel overseas with projects
  • Part of a growing team.

Apply

If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

In accordance with GDPR, by applying for this position you give us your consent to process your data in-line with our Privacy and Data Protection Policies which can be read on the privacy policy page on our website.

Referral

Did you know we run a referral scheme? We’ll give you £300 worth of vouchers if you introduce us to anyone who we then successfully place in a new job role. Just send us their information and we’ll do the rest.

Terms: A candidate is deemed to have been successfully placed once they have started a new job as a result of an introduction made by Hunter Dunning and when they’ve successfully completed the probation period.

Project Manager Job in London – Your Interior design Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Matt Trussler Job Ref: 11720)

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Procurement Lead Job in West London

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Are you experienced in the procurement process within the world of interior design? We have a great role working as a Procurement lead supporting the FF&E team of a reputable high-end residential design practice. The role offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include 25 days holiday and regular team social events.

The practice offers a full turn-key service across architecture and interior design, and they create timeless and sophisticated spaces for one-off houses and small developments. They have grown into a reputable design practice since 2011 and have a portfolio of heritage and super-prime projects.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Assist the FF&E designer with sourcing all the information necessary to complete the detailed specification document
  • Compile procurement budget
  • Coordinate all documentation
  • Organise the purchasing schedule, liaising with the team to ensure all project milestones are reached
  • Work closely with suppliers and the accountant to raise all pro forma invoices
  • Liaise with suppliers on all lead times
  • Administrate and track all orders in the purchase process
  • Maintain and update samples library.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 2+ Years’ experience of working in a procurement related role within the interior design sector, this can be from an administrative based role or a design role
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the high-end residential and hospitality sectors
  • Proficient in EstiMac/EstiPC or similar software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to build relationships with suppliers.

What you get back

  • Salary of up to £40,000 per annum
  • Holiday of 25 days per annum + bank holidays
  • Social events.

Apply

If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

In accordance with GDPR, by applying for this position you give us your consent to process your data in-line with our Privacy and Data Protection Policies which can be read on the privacy policy page on our website.

Referral

Did you know we run a referral scheme? We’ll give you £300 worth of vouchers if you introduce us to anyone who we then successfully place in a new job role. Just send us their information and we’ll do the rest.

Terms: A candidate is deemed to have been successfully placed once they have started a new job as a result of an introduction made by Hunter Dunning and when they’ve successfully completed the probation period.

Procurement Lead Job in West London – Your Interior design Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Matt Trussler Job Ref: 11714)

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Revit Manager

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REVIT MANAGER

ROMFORD, ESSEX/NE London

SALARY: £40K – £45K – SUBJECT TO EXPERIENCE (PLUS BENEFITS)

As part of our continued growth and development we are looking to recruit an experienced Revit Manager to grow & develop our existing team of 5 Revit/CAD technicians, BIM Coordinator and Project Data Administrator in our UK office, working in parallel alongside our Dubai Revit Manager to develop the company’s overall Revit & BIM standards and protocols.

This role will suit someone with an engaging personality who enjoys developing teams, great communication skills and a proactive attitude to driving initiatives forward.

You will enjoy the challenge of mentoring and developing people which you achieve in a supportive and inclusive manner. Reporting to the head of design you will be the interface between the designers internally and client design teams externally in maintaining our best in class reputation for high quality design and deliverables.

REQUIREMENTS

·Minimum 5 years experience delivering Revit models on large scale complex projects

·Advanced experience of working with Autodesk AEC collection and all relevant software (Navisworks, AutoCAD etc).

·Full working knowledge and experience of BIM 360

·Proven track record of delivering complex BIM models

·Solid experience of using multiple CDE programmes

·Experience & knowledge of sketchup 3D modelling would be an advantage

·To have knowledge/experience of hospitality projects and commercial foodservice design would be advantageous but not essential

SPECIFICS FOR ROLE

·Excellent communication and people management skills

·Ability to work on own Initiative, proactive working methodology with a strong attention to detail

·Developing and improving current company Revit/BIM set up, protocols, hardware and software

·Experience in delivering Revit/BIM models to UK industry standards

·Proven experience undertaking initial project setup, establishing delivery strategies to developing workflows, maintaining the quality of project models & associated support documents and managing project specific BIM deliverables

·Manage and develop a team of Revit/CAD technicians focusing on developing their skillsets and abilities, identifying training requirements and delivering in house training programmes as well as out sourcing training where required.

·Resource managing time and project deliverables in an efficient manner and improve workflow efficiencies

·Ability to oversee & work on multiple projects ensuring production deadlines are managed and achieved

·Creating rendered visuals/video walkthroughs from models for team/project use

·Company interface with external design teams communicating and resolving coordination on all Revit/BIM issues

·Keep up to date on latest industry Revit/BIM developments and practices

Tricon Foodservice Consultants Ltdis a creative, leading edge specialist design consultancy practice providing concept through to detailed design support for the hospitality, food & beverage marketplace internationally.

We work on some of the most prestigious hospitality food & beverage projects throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. This allows us to collaborate with some of the most internationally renowned architects, interior designers and project teams on projects ranging from world class hotels, corporate HQ’s, sports and stadia as well as Education & Healthcare where we are regarded as one of the markets international leaders in our field of expertise.

We have a complement of 30 staff in our UK office and 10 staff in our Dubai Office; this gives us the status of being one of the largest foodservice design consultancy practices globally.

Applicants should submit their CV with a covering email.

Tricon is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome people from all backgrounds and recognise that in order to be successful, we need to create an inclusive environment where everyone can realise their potential and succeed.
Any offer of employment with Tricon will be conditional upon you having the right to work in the UK.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

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