Quality Assurance Coordinator

Senior Site Manager

Contracts Manager

Buyer

Contracts Manager

Project Manager

Contracts Manager

Accounts Assistant

Site Manager

Electrician

Quality Assurance Coordinator

Home Based with weekly site visits across the Southwest.
(mileage covered)

37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday
Permanent – Full time

Sphere Solutions is recruiting a Quality Assurance Coordinator to be responsible for the successful delivery of Contract Quality Plans.

Supporting operational teams with, inspections, training, and guidance to ensure work activities are completed in line with quality standards and contractual requirements.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Gather, analyse, and prepare data for monthly inspections
  • Manage and analyse Company events and trends by quality audits, inspection actions, and customer complaints
  • Provide training on Management Systems
  • Maintain relationships with staff and suppliers to ensure policy consistency
  • Submit weekly assurance reports to the business

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar Quality Assurance based role.
  • Excellent report writing and data analysis skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office applications specifically Excel
  • This position does require weekly site visits therefore it is essential you hold a clean and valid UK driving licence and access to own vehicle.
  • Excellent knowledge of local geography
  • You must be able to pass a SC Clearance to be considered for this role

On Offer

  • Up to 6& pension contribution scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Paid professional subscription.
  • Life assurance
  • Employee discount and reward schemes
  • Training opportunities and qualifications within a supportive environment to ensure career progression

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.

 

Senior / Site Manager
St Austell, Cornwall
Permanent/Full time
Our client, an award-winning residential developer is recruiting for an experienced Housing Site Manager to work on a large unit site in St Austell. With a healthy land bank and clearly structured management team, this will suit an experienced manager with experience of NHBC processes and traditional build methods.

As an experienced Site Manager you will take responsibility for the production of all units, on-site health and safety management and the management of sub-contractors. Reporting to you will be a full site team consisting of an Assistant Site Manager and a permanent forklift and labourer as a minimum.

Suitable candidates will have a proven track record in house building at a similar level, together with knowledge of modern construction methods, processes and current health and safety legislation. Strong organisational and communication skills are also required. Good local supply chain knowledge will be essential.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary Circ. £66,000 and an excellent benefits package including; company car/car allowance, pension, private medical, life assurance and a performance-related bonus.

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 and St Austell) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.

Contracts Manager

Build Manager

South Devon & Cornwall

Permanent

Sphere Solutions is looking to recruit an experienced Contracts Manager for Cornwall and South Devon. Our client is a dynamic well-established, award-winning developer who creates and build design-led housing developments of the highest quality

Due to growth in the region, from both sales and a healthy land bank, they are looking to recruit an experienced Contract Manager for the South West – sites are spread across Cornwall & South Devon and you will be given up to 4 in a particular area.

The Role:

Reporting to the Construction Director you be responsible for a number of residential sites across the region. You will manage an experienced build team whilst ensuring 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 with experience of working with a housebuilder coupled with knowledge of the NHBC both modern and traditional build methods. Excellent Management and organisational skills are a given.

On offer:

On offer is an excellent salary of up to £80,000 with car/car allowance, excellent bonus structure, private medical cover, pension and flexible benefits package.

To Apply: For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert on 01752 421888 or apply as instructed. Sphere Solutions is 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, Gloucester, Cardiff, Plymouth, Southampton, and St Austell) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain with quality candidates.

Buyer

Honiton
We are seeking a Buyer to join a civil engineering contractor, to join a busy commercial team
A leading name within their field, this organisation is going through a steady growth period and now is the perfect time to join to join and add value to their procurement strategy.

Reporting to a Senior Buyer, the role will include all plant and machinery procurement along with all equipment.

The role:

  • Create, maintain and build lasting relationships with new and existing supply chain.
  • Procure plant and equipment across several projects, areas and sites.
  • Ensure orders are distributed and approved by relevant personnel.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with the accounts team to provide support on any order related queries.
  • Best value strategy, rebates and ensuring a cost-effective method is established and maintained.

Suitable candidates:

  • Experienced within engineering or construction procurement – ideally plant but not essential
  • Effective IT skills, Excel is mainly used.
  • Good local and national supply chain knowledge

 

To Apply:
For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert 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 and St Austell) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.

Contracts Manager

Area Manager

South West region – Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset

 We are assisting in recruiting an Area Contracts Manager for a new contracts team, managing MOD maintenance contracts across the South West. We are looking for an ambitious and people-focused leader who can make their mark building and delivering an exceptional and customer-focused facilities management/built-estate service.

As an Area Contracts Manager, you will drive your team and the trusted sub-contractors, providing a safe and compliant service, in a busy and demanding environment. At the same time ensure you are delivering a cost-effective and quality service.

 Duties will include:

  • Responsible for the delivery of planned and reactive maintenance projects, across multiple sites, managing a trusted supply chain/contractors.
  • Ensuring a culture of exceptional health and safety
  • Ensure a programme of work is in place.
  • Develop and maintain lasting client relationships, working openly and transparently.
  • Responsible for the growth and delivery of further billable works

Suitable candidates will possess the following:

  • Previous experience within facility management – hard services or building refurbishment works.
  • Excellent communication skills, ensuring excellent engagement with the management teams and client.
  • Experience in leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams and sub-contractors.
  • Relevant professional qualification, CIOB / MRICS / BIFM or equivalent experience through experience or qualification in the role-related subject
  • Sound knowledge of all MS Office Package
  • You must be able to pass SC Clearance to be considered for this role.

 

Package:

  • Car or Car Allowance
  • Annual Bonus
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • 25 Days annual leave
  • Volunteer leave
  • Private medical insurance
  • One paid professional subscription
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Employee discount and reward schemes

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.

 

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.

 

Contracts Manager
Exeter
Permanent

 

Sphere Solutions are working with a long standing Groundworks and Civils Engineering contractor to recruit a Contracts Manager for sites across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset

 

Suitable candidates must have groundworks and civil engineering experience, wanting to join a reputable regional contractor to manage their sites across all areas. With an expansion phase in full swing and a large client base of repeat business this is an excellent time to join.

 

You will be tasked with the overall management of designated sites, to provide and maintain on-site health and safety, ensuring compliance and standards are always met. Managing site teams, direct labour and subcontractors, ensuring all plant and materials are fit for purpose, all PPE and on site HSE are in place.

 

Ensure both short and long term programmes and planning is in place to deliver sites on time and in budget. Regular liaison with the client on progress and attending meetings when required will all be part of this role.

 

The candidate:

  • Experience at Contract Manager level within groundworks & civils is essential
  • SMSTS and a good level of health and safety management, RAMS and COSHH
  • Commercial / financial understanding
  • Full Driving License as sites will be across all of Devon

 

On offer is a competitive salary, car allowance and pension.

 

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina on 01752 421888 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, Swansea, Plymouth and Southampton) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.

 

 

 

Accounts Assistant

Full Time – Permanent

Sphere Solutions is recruiting an Accounts Assistant on behalf of a well-established reputable client based in Estover,

As the Accounts Assistant you will play a vital role in providing support to the accounting team, duties will include financial data, reconciliation of accounts, HRMC reporting.

Key responsibilities:

  • Purchase Ledgers
  • Cashbook entries and reconciliations.
  • Calculate VAT and CIS reporting
  • Sales ledger invoice generation and debtors management.
  • Various other accounting tasks including some payroll involvement.
  • Create and maintain spreadsheets as required and provide data to assist in the running of the business.
  • Various other business-related tasks

Key Skills

  • Extensive bookkeeping knowledge with AAT qualification or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Proficient in using Accounting Software such as SAGE, XERO MS365
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy
  • Construction experience (desirable)
  • Hold a valid UK driving licence and access to own vehicle – due to the location of the office, public transport is not easily accessible

 

Next steps:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina 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 and St Austell) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.

 

Our client is a large and very well-established main building contractor that works primarily throughout the South West.

Due to the award of a large and prestigious building project in the Gloucester area, they have approached us with the requirement to recruit a Site Manager on a permanent basis, initially tasked with helping deliver the envelope works package.

Working closely with the Project Manager on site, you will play a key role in the delivery of the package. Specific roles and responsibilities include:

  • Reporting to the site manager or other senior project managers as required.
  • Ensuring that requirements, as specified by the client and senior management, are met.
  • Monitoring labour, building material, and equipment budgets and curbing unnecessary expenses.
  • Supervising on-site construction work and relaying instructions from senior project managers.
  • Reporting any concerns that might negatively impact projected cost and time estimates.
  • Procuring materials, labour, and equipment, as well as third-party subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Preparing work schedules and sequencing onsite tasks.
  • Collaborating with other construction project stakeholders as required.
  • Ensuring that construction industry safety regulations are followed.

You will come from a recognised main contractor background, and able to commute to the Gloucester area daily. On offer is an excellent salary package and a structured career path which will offer you the chance to progress.

Get in touch today for further details.

Electrician

Covering sites across Gloucester 

Company van and tools provided

Permanent – Fulltime Full Time – Monday – Friday
Out of hours cover 1 in 6 rota (occasional weekend working)

Sphere Solutions is working in partnership with a leading provider of engineering, technical, and FM services to the UK MOD, to recruit an 18th-edition qualified Electrician to join their team. As part of the Defence FM and Housing Maintenance framework contracts, you will play a crucial role in delivering effective and compliant electrical maintenance tasks within the Gloucester area.

Reporting office based in Gloucester, this role will cover sites across Gloucester, this position is a permanent, full-time Monday to Friday position with a 1in6 out-of-hours rota which will include occasional weekend work

Responsibilities:

  • Undertake planned and reactive electrical maintenance
  • Work as part of the on-site engineering team
  • Complete all works scheduled within service-level agreements
  • Carry out reactive repairs and callouts for emergencies
  • Ensure all works carried out meet JSP375 standards
  • Review and contribute to Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Work independently from drawings, specifications, and other documentation
  • Report all equipment or system defects
  • Attend team briefs, Toolbox talks, training

Requirements:

  • Full, clean UK driving licence (travel within multiple locations required)
  • 18th edition electrical qualification, including City and Guilds 2391 Inspection and Testing
  • Experience in an MOD or Construction/Property Maintenance environment (desirable)
  • Ability to obtain SC Clearance

Benefits:

  • Salary £35,000 & Package (depending on experience)
  • Ongoing training opportunities.
  • Fully kitted company van

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.