Billable Works Manager


Design Manager

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Site Manager

Billable Works Manager

Small Works Manager

Fareham, Hampshire


We are assisting to recruit a Billable Works Manager on a long-standing MOD maintenance contract, to join a direct delivery team, managing a pipeline of small projects up to £25,000 across large MoD sites 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
  • Carrying out the duties of Temporary Works Coordinator and CDM Principal Designer/Principal Contractor.
  • 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 ONC or equivalent level qualification in a Building / Civil Engineering or Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or related discipline is desirable
  • 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.


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • 25 Days annual leave
  • Volunteer leave
  • 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.



Covering the London area

Company Van and tools provided

Permanent – Fulltime Full Time – Monday – Friday
Out of hours cover 1 in 4 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 London area.

Reporting office based in Byfleet, this role will cover sites across London, this position is a permanent, full-time Monday to Friday position with a 1in4 out-of-hours rota which will include occasional weekend work


  • 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


  • 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


  • Salary £40,000 & 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.


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.

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Civils / Infrastructure

We are recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a major projects team in Plymouth, working on an eagerly awaited infrastructure project
With an impressive portfolio of delivering some of the UK’s most important infrastructure projects, this client is offering the opportunity to work on large civil engineering schemes, local to Plymouth This project will be complex with a lengthy programme of work over many years and working to NEC4 form of contract.

The role:
You will be expected to provide commercial expertise, which will include financial and contractual forecasting to the senior management team, ensuring cash flow is plentiful, and payments are on time. You will also take responsibility for preparing and reviewing monthly cost reports.

The person:
As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will have demonstrable experience ideally within civil engineering or similar. Qualified to degree level or equivalent, with good NEC form of contract knowledge. You will be a confident user of MS Office in particular Excel and Causeway project accounting knowledge will be advantageous.
Offering a very competitive salary, with Car / Allowance, flexible benefits, and subsistence depending on location. The role will be subject to being able to get full security clearance and a full UK driving license is required.

If this is of interest and you would like to discuss it in more detail so call Jo or apply as instructed. Sphere Solutions is one of the Southwest & Wales market leaders in providing recruitment services to the built environment. With specialist consultants based in our regional offices (Bristol, Gloucester, Cardiff, Taunton, Plymouth and Truro) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers, and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.

Site Manager


I am working with a highly successful regional contractor to recruit an experienced Site Manager to oversee a large programme of refurbishment. Working across multiple sectors, which will include refurbishment of heritage, MoD, commercial and further educational establishments, up to £2m.

To be considered for this role you will need extensive Site Management experience, be used to taking a project from inception to completion and have good client liaison skills, sometimes working in an occupied environment.

Duties will include:

  • Manage and coordinate all site staff and sub-contractors.
  • Give daily toolbox talks
  • Drive delivery of the site, building to programme and budget
  • Always manage and ensure a high level of health and safety.

Suitable candidates:

  • A proven track record managing projects up to £2m, working will include; MoD, Commercial, Refurbishment and Heritage schemes
  • SMSTS, CSCS Card, and First Aid are required
  • Candidates must be willing to undergo DBS/security clearance.
  • IT skills are a must,

 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.