Project Manager

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Sustainability Manager

Project Manager

MoD refurbishment projects

Plymouth,  Stonehouse

Sphere Solution is seeking a Project Manager to oversee a programme of refurbishment and maintenance works across Stonehouse Barracks, Plymouth. You will join a forward-thinking team that puts delivery and safety at the forefront of their agenda, working in partnership with the client to deliver maintenance and building services across this MoD establishment.

The opportunity will offer variation and as the Project Manager you will take responsibility for delivering multiple construction projects simultaneously at any one time, ranging from building fabric to M&E upgrades through to internal repairs.

This will include – Working with the client to plan the delivery of the projects, managing subcontractors, ensuring on-site health and safety is compliant, working within CDM regulations and ensuring projects are delivered within both the programme and budget. Manage and support the client’s expectations, progress reports and delivery time scales. Strong commercial awareness and technical ability will be required.
The candidate:

  • HNC, or equivalent, level qualification in a Building/Civil Engineering or Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience of managing construction, property maintenance programmes of work, and working in an MoD environment will be advantageous.
  • SMSTS and Asbestos awareness
  • Good supply chain management and local knowledge
  • Full Driving License
  • Excellent IT skills – MS Office and any experience of using CAFM will be an advantage.

On offer is a good salary with a car/allowance and good holiday allowance and working hours. You will be required to have the relevant security clearance checks.  Having read the above and hopefully enticed you to look into this role in more detail, please do call Jo Lambert for an informal chat.

Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the South West & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in Truro, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff 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.

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Newquay, Cornwall

We are seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a national contractor, managing a range of projects across Cornwall. Sectors include health, education, defence and vary in value up to £50m. You will join an experienced team and take financial charge of projects, mentoring and managing junior commercial team members.

The role:

  • Vet, appoint and negotiate subcontract packages for projects
  • Pre-contract pricing and agreement project costs, submission of cash flow forecasts
  • Prepare and agree CVR’S / interim valuations and agree on final accounts
  • Managing financial accounts and reporting to Senior Management on the project performance
  • Monitor progress, secure payments, if necessary, issue formal notices / contractual claims
  • Attend project support meetings

 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.
  • Experience in procuring major works sub-contractor packages
  • Good knowledge of measurement and valuations and standard forms of contract.
  • Ability to negotiate with clients/sub-contractors
  • Experience of value engineering
  • Exposure to resolving disputes
  • Good negotiation skills and commercial awareness.
  • IT skills specifically of MS365 and COINS ideally, not essential.

 Package:

  • Car Allowance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Excellent holiday allowance
  • Flexible benefits scheme

Next steps…

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

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

We are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join a MoD projects team. This role will see you work on a variety of projects ranging in value up to £10m across both Construction and Facilities Management.

Projects will vary and range from £250k up to £10m, encompassing small refurbishments and alterations through to new build projects. Working in a sizable commercial team you will have several sites to financially oversee.

As a Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for helping to estimate costs, quantities and project timelines and providing business support to the Projects Team regarding project costs and risks.

This will include procuring sub-contractors, valuations, cost reporting and providing cost advise and support to the Billable Works Team.

 To be considered:

  • Experience in a similar role either within construction / or Commercial Property Maintenance
  • HND/Foundation Degree level qualification in a construction related subject.
  • Experience of developing cost models, risk analysis and management, preparation of proposals and tenders and dispute resolution.
  • Good IT skills are a must, in particular Excel.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and organisational skills are essential, as well as the ability to build positive working relationships at all levels
  • Due to the vetting requirements we can only accept applications from British Nationals who are able to pass SC Clearance.

Offering a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, private medical cover, life assurance and excellent career progression opportunities

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert on 01752 421888 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, Plymouth, Taunton, Gloucester and St Austell) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.

Sustainability Manager

Environmental Manager

Wiltshire

We are looking to recruit a Sustainability Manager for a defence contractor, working within facilities management and delivering maintenance projects to the defence sector. This is a new opportunity to join an Energy and Sustainability team, based in an operational military establishment in Wiltshire.

Reporting to the Director of Energy and Sustainability, an exciting opportunity for a confident, experienced, and ambitious leader to ensure that the business operations, employees and subcontractors comply with environmental regulations and procedures. The role also entails the development and maintenance of ISO 14001 Environmental management system, sustainability opportunities and environmental considerations.

The role will also require regular client liaison, reporting on sustainability-related performance data, delivering training and visiting sites to communicate to stakeholders of all levels, ensuring conservation objectives are met.

What you need:

  • Previous experience in a Sustainability or Environmental role within a construction sector, including delivering sustainable solutions and managing energy data
  • Demonstrable understanding of current Environmental legislation and Environmental Management Systems. Technical expertise in at least three areas: Sustainable construction, Energy management, Ecology and Conservation, Waste Management, Contaminated Land, and Sustainable Procurement
  • Excellent client-facing communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in delivering effective presentations.
  • Hold a degree or equivalent qualification in Environmental Management, Sustainability, or a related discipline.
  • Membership in the Institute of Environmental Management (IEMA) and Environmental Auditor certification are essential.

This role will involve security vetting, and you must be a UK National to be considered for this role. It will be based on an active military base, agile working is not offered for this role.

What you’ll get in return:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • 6% employer-matched pension contribution
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 1 professional subscription per year
  • Single private medical cover
  • Life assurance at 2 x base salary

For an informal discussion please call Jo 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 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.