Project Manager

Quantity Surveyor

Estimator

Quantity Surveyor

Design Manager

Project Manager – Steel Frame

Trainee / Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Design Manager

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Project Manager

Development Project Manager

Plymouth

Fixed term contract

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a construction professional with several years’ experience overseeing UK building construction projects, ideally in the commercial refurbishment / small new build sector. The ideal candidate must be open to and experienced in working with a team of both internal and external professionals.

Responsible for providing relevant project updates to internal departments to support business strategy and decision making, this role manages various consultants including but not limited to architects, quantity surveyors, M&E engineers, structural engineers and planning consultants throughout the project lifecycle.

Based in Plymouth, this is a fixed term contract for approximately 12 months.

Role Requirements

  • Managing projects throughout their life cycle stages,
  • Interacting with consultants / contractors to provide guidance on technical, financial, contractual, safety, and environmental aspects.
  • Procuring contractors, negotiating contracts, and managing program, change, and risk.
  • Contract administration using JCT contracts,
  • Overseeing design data production, conducting technical reviews, and accepting deliverables are also key responsibilities.
  • Additionally, creating reports, organising and documenting meetings, supporting project governance procedures, and overseeing project cost control and communication with the Finance Department
  • Other duties include managing planning applications, writing project briefs, coordinating with stakeholders, and allocating project resources as needed.

Key Requirements

  • Previous experience working on similar commercial projects with both client and contractor up to £1m
  • Project life cycle management experience – pre construction, construction and post construction.
  • JCT contract knowledge
  • SMSTS, FAW, CSCS

Offering a great opportunity to be part of a creative and forward thinking organisation, working in a flexible and agile environment.

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina on 01752 421888 or click the inviting red button in the upper right-hand corner to apply and embark on this journey with us!

Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea and Southampton.

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.

 

Job description

Quantity Surveyor

Crediton

Are you a Quantity Surveyor looking for your next move?

We are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join a long-established contractor, specialising in refurbishment projects across the Devon area.

Accurate reporting and maintaining contractual relationships are key for this role, ensuring projects are procured and delivered within budget. As the Quantity Surveyor, you will take the commercial lead with support from the commercial team on multiple projects.

Ideally, you will have 5 years + of experience within construction and have relevant experience to commercially manage projects up to £2m+.

The role:

  • Financial and contractual management of projects
  • Procurement and management of the supply chain and subcontractors
  • Work closely with the commercial manager to review contract terms
  • Agree/pay invoices
  • Valuations, monthly CVR’s, and final accounts
  • Ensure variations are reported and costed
  • Managing financial risk and opportunity
  • Assist with project reporting
  • Provide estimating and contracts management support

Offering a comprehensive salary and package to include car allowance, annual bonus, private medical insurance

if this is of interest do get in touch to discuss in more detail.

Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester and Southampton.

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.

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Estimator

Crediton

Permanent – Full time

Sphere Solutions has been appointed to assist with the Recruitment of an Estimator for a construction company specialising in refurbishment works for major clients in both the public and private sectors across the South West

Working closely with the construction team, you will take responsibility for pricing tender packages, following the process from initial receipt through to award. Suitable candidates will have sound knowledge and the ability to read drawings with specific attention to detail.

Key experience and knowledge will include:

  • Reading and reviewing internal and external designs
  • Take-offs from designs
  • Liaising with subcontractors, price enquiries
  • Producing tender packs
  • Reviewing and scoring subcontractor tender returns
  • Working with the Senior Estimator reviewing and collating tender information
  • Production of tender documentation
  • Calculating, labour, equipment and material costs
  • Liaising with all the construction team on progress and viability

Key Skills:

  • Previous estimating experience for refurbishment projects in education, health, commercial, listed and public sector
  • Proficient in the use of MS365 and other Estimating Software packages
  • Strong analytical skills
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines.

On Offer:

  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Health care
  • Pension

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina on 01752 421888 or click the inviting red button in the upper right-hand corner to apply and embark on this journey with us!

Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea and Southampton.

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.

 

 

Quantity Surveyor

Merthyr Tydfil

£50k – £60k + Package

 

Sphere Solutions are currently looking for a Quantity Surveyor, to work for a long-established company with more than 80 years of experience in the building and construction industry.

They specialise in fit-out, refurbishment, leisure, retail and new build projects, along with specialist bespoke ecclesial works. They also work in the heritage, public and financial sectors.

They are currently looking for an experienced quantity surveyor with the following skills and experience:

  • 5+ years of construction experience, in particular, refurb and fit out
  • Ideally, degree qualified or has relevant HNC’s or NVQ’s
  • Experience in working on residential, leisure and public sector buildings
  • Candidate will be able to run multiple jobs at a time
  • Ideally resides locally in the area
  • Has a clean UK Driving license
  • Able to form constructive working relationships with colleagues, suppliers and clients
  • Ensuring application debtors are minimised and prompt Final Accounts are settled.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Submitting Applications for Payments to clients.
  • Visiting sites for valuations/variations and meetings as required
  • Management of site-level change management
  • Change management, compiling change notices, evaluation and agreement
  • Securing payments from the customer within the specified contract terms

If you are interested and would like further details, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Kind regards,

Design Manager

Sphere Solutions are looking for a Design Manager to join a well-established, award-winning main contractor. Our client is a forward-thinking contractor that focuses on delivering exceptional projects and they specialise in construction services to a diverse range of clients. Their Bristol region currently has a healthy pipeline of work as well as ongoing current projects.  They are a Tier 1 business that has been established in the region for over 15 years.

Our client is looking for an individual who fits the following criteria:

  • Complex Project experience
  • Main contractor experience – projects may include schools, commercial, MOD/MOJ and other public sector schemes.
  • Manage client reviews
  • Management of CDP’s
  • Site or office-based
  • Ensure all design information is build ready

This role would suit an experienced Design Coordinator or Design Manager who is keen to further their career with an award-winning contractor that can offer genuine long-term prospects. Get in touch for further details.

Project Manager – Steel Frame

We are currently looking for an experienced Project Manager with major Steel frame experience to work with one of our clients – a large and well-established Tier 1 building contractor on a large and unique project in Cardiff which is in excess of £100 million.

The role will involve managing a major Steel frame and sub-structure package on the project which has a duration of around 2.5 years.

You will manage a large team including Construction Managers and Engineers reporting to the Project Director on all issues. You will play a key part in regular progress meetings and work closely with other PM’s on the scheme.

This is a major, high-profile project, and calls for an individual who has worked on other major projects, delivering large steel frame projects. You may have come from a main contractor or specialist steel frame subcontractor and have detailed knowledge of quality and health & safety on major sites.

On offer is an excellent salary package plus the chance to work on a one-off scheme that is extremely high profile.

Get in touch via CV Library for further details.

Trainee / Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Plymouth

Sphere Solutions is recruiting a Trainee / Graduate Quantity Surveyor to join a long-standing contractor to work across the Plymouth area. You will join a team of commercial professionals to assist with the commercial running of projects across the region. The projects will be varied including refurbishment works of a variety of projects including; listed / heritage, defence, commercial, and education.

This role would be suitable for graduates with either an HNC/Degree in construction or finance/economics looking for their first role in Construction/Surveying. Equally, candidates with some commercial experience are encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Trainee Quantity Surveyor, your duties will include:

  • Assist the commercial team with their daily tasks and duties.
  • Assisting with subcontract procurement
  • Assist with valuations and commercial administration / raising PO numbers.
  • Subcontractor payment management
  • Site Measurements and valuations

Suitable candidates will possess the following:

  • HND / Degree qualification or equivalent profession industry standard
  • Full training and support is on offer
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular Excel, are essential,
  • Full driving license

Offering ongoing works local to Plymouth with an option of a company vehicle or car allowance.

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert or apply as instructed.

Sphere Solutions are one of the South West & Wales market leaders in providing recruitment services to the built environment. With specialist consultants based in our regional offices (Bristol, Cardiff, Taunton, Plymouth and St Austell) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.

Quantity Surveyor

We are currently looking for an experienced QS or Senior QS to join one of our clients, a very well-established main building contractor, that has a regional base in Bristol.

This appointment is due to the award of several key projects around the Bristol area. Projects are a mix of education and commercial schemes and typically run up to £30 million in value.

The role will typically involve managing the commercial aspects of schemes as No.1 commercially, and depending on the size of the project you may also oversee an AQS on the site.

The company can offer excellent long-term career security given a very healthy pipeline of work, as well as a very attractive remuneration package from the start. They have been in the region for over 30 years and continue to grow.

 

Design Manager

Sphere Solutions are looking for a Design Manager to join a well-established, award-winning main contractor. Our client is a forward-thinking contractor that focuses on delivering exceptional projects and they specialise in construction services to a diverse range of clients. Their Bristol region currently has a healthy pipeline of work as well as ongoing current projects.

Our client is looking for an individual who fits the following criteria:

  • Complex Project experience
  • Housing, accommodation, education and/or commercial project experience
  • Managing design team to produce an ER-compliant solution
  • Manage client reviews
  • Management of CDP’s
  • Site or office-based
  • Ensure all design information is build-ready

This role would suit an experienced Design Coordinator or Design Manager who is keen to further their career with an award-winning contractor that can offer genuine long-term prospects. Get in touch for further details.

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Somerset / Devon

We are seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a regional contractor covering the Somerset & Devon area. With a pipeline of work and a large new build care home about to commence, we are keen to catch up with suitably qualified Quantity Surveyors who have experience in financially managing Design and Build projects Circ. £12m.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Procurement of sub-contractor packages
  • Cost planning and reporting
  • Overseeing site measurement and preparation of valuations
  • Prepare and agree on interim valuations and final accounts
  • Report to Senior Management on the project performance

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level in Quantity Surveying, although other equivalent qualifications may be accepted such as HNC/HND if backed up with extensive work experience.
  • Good negotiation skills and commercial awareness.
  • D&B / JCT form of contract knowledge

For this role, you will need to have D&B / new build construction experience and be comfortable financially managing projects over £12m.

Due to site locations, a full driving license will be required. Travel to Devon and Bristol will be required.

Good local supply chain knowledge will be advantageous.

To Apply:

Having read the above and hopefully enticed you to look into this role in more detail, please do call Jo for a confidential chat on 07771 985354. Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the South West & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Taunton, Bristol, Cardiff & Gloucester. 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.