Quantity Surveyor

Contracts Manager

Works Manager

Our client, a maintenance & construction contractor are recruiting for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their South West operations.

  • Plymouth
  • Permanent

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will manage the financial aspects of contracts including sub-contractor procurement, invoicing and payment management, through to the final account. Projects will be varied and include; fire stopping, retrofit – PV installations and general planned maintenance works across social housing and commercial clients.

Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Supply chain procurement
  • Ensure tenders are prepared by measuring and calculating rates
  • Measure and prepare cost estimates for contracts and tenders
  • Ensure all work issued has labour targets to return agreed margins
  • Ensure production targets are issued and contract CVR’s are set
  • Valuations and final accounts

Suitable applicants will possess the following:

  • Previous experience in a quantity surveying role, ideally within contracting, maintenance or fire-stopping
  • Knowledge of the financial and contractual elements of projects
  • Able to manage a contract from inception to final account, understand all costing and expected budgets
  • Relevant industry qualifications
  • Full driving license
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Good MS Office knowledge

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, offering circa £50,000-£55,000 depending on experience and qualifications.
  • 31 holidays including public holidays which will increase with length of service
  • Staff Bonus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Long Service Awards

For an informal discussion please call Abbie 0773 655560 or use the red button to apply online.

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector, with offices in Truro, Plymouth, Bristol, Taunton, Gloucester and Cardiff.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.

Sphere Solutions is looking to recruit an experienced Contracts Manager for sites covering Devon

  • Build Manager
  • Devon
  • Permanent

Our client is a long-standing, established, developer who creates and builds design-led housing developments of the highest quality across Devon & Cornwall/

Due to continual growth in the region, from both sales and a healthy land bank, they are looking to recruit a Contract Manager– sites are spread across North and Mid Devon, and you will be managing up to 4 sites at any one time. Reporting to the Construction Director – you will manage an experienced build team, ensure build programmes are on time and Health & Safety and Quality are adhered to.

What we’re looking for:

The ideal candidate will be a proven Contracts Manager within housebuilding coupled with knowledge of the NHBC both modern and traditional build methods. Excellent Management and organisational skills are a given, along with a good HSE record and understanding of the regional supply chain.

On offer is an excellent salary Circ. £75,000 with car/car allowance, bonus structure, private medical cover, pension and flexible benefits package.

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert 01752 421888 or use the red button to apply online.

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector, with offices in Truro, Plymouth, Bristol, Taunton, Gloucester and Cardiff.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.

We are assisting in recruiting a Billable / Small Works Manager for a long-standing MOD maintenance contract

  • Billable Works Manager
  • Small Works Manager
  • Chivenor, North Devon.

To join a direct delivery team, managing a pipeline of small projects up to £25k across a large MoD site and surrounding locations.

 Duties will include:

  • You will be responsible for overseeing  the direct delivery of minor works up to £25,000, complying with all Health & Safety and Environmental standards and policies
  • Liaison with the direct delivery team and contractors to ensure all billable works are delivered efficiently and in a timely manner.
  • Working cohesively with the Built Estate Manager, you will provide weekly progress reports on billable work plans, advising on budgets, requirements, and project risks
  • Manage on-site health and safety, and ensure all persons on site observe compliance standards.
  • Identifying opportunities to reduce energy consumption on site and initiate Billable Works as appropriate by the raising of Statements of Need

Suitable candidates will possess the following:

  • Previous experience within facility management or built estates managing small works, including scoping of works, CDM regulations and Asbestos
  • An HNC/ONC or equivalent level qualification in a Building / Civil Engineering or Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or related discipline is desirable
  • Experience or qualifications in Asbestos Awareness and Legionella Control
  • IOSH and or SMSTS.
  • Good IT skills and previous experience working with CAFM systems such as Maximo are desirable.
  • You must be able to pass SC Clearance to be considered for this role.

Package:

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • 25 Days annual leave
  • Volunteer leave
  • One paid professional subscription
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Employee discount and reward schemes

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert 01752 421888 or use the red button to apply online.

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector, with offices in Truro, Plymouth, Bristol, Taunton, Gloucester and Cardiff.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.