Sales Executive

Project Manager

Assistant Site Manager

Assistant Site Manager

Estimator

Buyer

Site Foreman/Woman

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Sales Executive

Newquay

Permanent, Full time

Tues-Sat 10am-5pm

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and organised Sales Executive to join a regional housing developer.

The Sales Executive will be responsible for managing sales traffic across sites in the Newquay area, overseeing show homes, and engaging with potential customers.

The ideal candidate should possess excellent communication skills, have a strong interest in property, and preferably have previous experience in the housing or estate agency industry. This role requires good IT skills and the ability to work independently while maintaining a professional and personable demeanor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage all sales traffic on site, including show homes and drive-by/walk-in potential customers.
  • Conduct viewings and provide guidance on pricing, fixtures, and fittings.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our clients brand and what it stands for, ensuring consistent representation to customers.
  • Assist with general sales administration tasks to ensure smooth operations.

Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel between sites
  • Availability to work Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm.
  • Presentable and personable,
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interest in the property industry, with a good understanding of market trends and customer preferences.
  • Ideally, previous experience in the housing or estate agency sector,
  • Proficient in IT skills, including the use of relevant software and tools.
  • Salary range: £25,000 – £35,000 per annum

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 is 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.

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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.

 

Assistant Site Manager

Teignmouth

Permanent

Would you like to join a leading housing developer with a pipeline of new sites locally? With, a commitment to quality, innovation, and excellence, they have a strong reputation for delivering exceptional homes across the South West.

We are seeking a highly motivated and organised Assistant Site Manager to join the construction team. The Assistant Site Manager will work closely with the Site Manager to ensure the successful delivery of residential new build schemes.

The role:

  • Assist the Site Manager in planning and coordinating of all construction activities.
  • Monitor and enforce safety regulations and compliance with company policies.
  • Supervise and coordinate subcontractors and direct labour on site.
  • Ensure that work is progressing according to programme timelines.
  • Quality control, inspection of works, and Customer Care.
  • Support / deputise for the Site Manager s and when required.
  • Liaison with the NHBC/LABC and building inspectors.

What you will need:

  • Experience in a similar role within newly built housing
  • Knowledge of modern construction methods, in particular timber frame
  • Ideally a trade or HNC background, with a valid SMSTS, First Aid at Work, ideally CSCS also.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and documents.
  • Health & Safety-conscious and familiar with safety regulations on-site.
  • Full driving license required.

In Return:

  • Competitive salary and Car Allowance
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity package

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert in the first instance or apply as instructed

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

 

Assistant Site Manager

St Ives

Permanent

Would you like to join a leading housing developer with a pipeline of new sites locally? With, a commitment to quality, innovation, and excellence, they have a strong reputation for delivering exceptional homes across Devon & Cornwall.

We are seeking a highly motivated and organised Assistant Site Manager to join the construction team. The Assistant Site Manager will work closely with the Site Manager to ensure the successful delivery of residential new build schemes, the first site will be Near St Ives.

The role:

  • Assist the Site Manager in planning and coordinating all construction activities.
  • Monitor and enforce safety regulations and compliance with company policies.
  • Supervise and coordinate subcontractors and direct labour on site.
  • Ensure that work is progressing according to programme timelines.
  • Quality control, inspection of works, and Customer Care.
  • Support / deputise for the Site Manager s and when required.
  • Liaison with the NHBC/LABC and building inspectors.

What you will need:

  • Experience in a similar role within newly built housing
  • Knowledge of modern construction methods, in particular timber frame
  • Ideally a trade or HNC background, with a valid SMSTS, First Aid at Work, ideally CSCS also.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and documents.
  • Health & Safety-conscious and familiar with safety regulations on-site.
  • Full driving license required.

In Return:

  • Competitive salary and Car Allowance
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity package

 To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert in the first instance or apply as instructed

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

 

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.

 

 

Buyer

Plymouth

Are you a Construction Buyer with experience in procuring materials and plant?

We have a new opportunity to join a growing commercial team, based in Plymouth, we are seeking a dedicated Buyer on a permanent basis.

As a Buyer, you will play a vital role in the construction process, responsibilities will include:

  • Material and plant procurement
  • Material scheduling for multiple live and upcoming sites at any one time
  • Calculating bulk quantities for each site / scheduling them with the manufacturer
  • Maintaining/monitoring regional bulk material levels to ensure there are no shortfalls/over-ordering
  • Submitting material cost budgets and advising where large losses occur
  • Work closely alongside Site and Contract Managers to ensure requisitions are processed efficiently and site issues are overcome swiftly

You will need:

  • Proven experience as a Materials Buyer in the house building or construction industry.
  • The ability to take off from drawings
  • A good working knowledge of Excel is essential
  • Previous COINS experience is a distinct advantage
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with construction materials and suppliers
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Full UK driving licence.

Benefits:

Offering a competitive salary up to £45,000 and benefits, including:

  • Car Allowance
  • Healthcare and Life insurance
  • Contributory Pension
  • Annual Bonus
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.

If you are ready to be part of a team that makes a difference in house building, we want to hear from you!

Next steps…

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, Southampton, Taunton, Gloucester and St

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Site Foreman/Woman

Totnes

Permanent

Paying up to £23ph with a Van and Fuel card

Sphere Solutions is currently looking for a motivated and well-organised Site Foreman/Woman with housing groundworks experience to join an experienced team on a residential project in Totnes.

Suitable candidates will have experience in a similar role with extensive knowledge and experience in Housing Groundworks and Infrastructure works including, drainage, highways, utilities/pipes, kerbing etc. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage, supervise and monitor site operatives and sub-contractors.
  • Organising Earthworks.
  • Organising plant.
  • Ordering materials.
  • Keeping accurate daily records.
  • Working to tight programmes/deadlines.
  • Health and safety including daily briefings and toolbox talks.
  • Ability to ensure compliance with the works information, construction drawings and specifications.

Requirements:

  • Excellent health and safety knowledge and awareness,
  • SMSTS, CSPS/CSCS, FAW ticket.
  • Good communication skills, confident in liaising and dealing with the client.

On offer:

  • Paying up to £23ph depending on experience.
  • Company van and Fuel card.

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 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.

 

 

Groundworks Quantity Surveyor

Exeter

Permanent

Sphere is currently recruiting an experienced Groundworks Quantity Surveyor to be based in Exeter, on behalf of our client a reputable housebuilder, known for their quality in creating beautiful homes across the UK.

Working with management teams to prepare for future developments, procuring the Groundwork and Infrastructure packages for various housing projects across the South West.

Responsibilities:

  • Sub-contractor procurement
  • Preparing/collating tender information, reviewing bids and comparing prices
  • Detailing build costs, including infrastructure costs and new start-up appraisal
  • Monitor infrastructure project costs, budgets, and cash flow.
  • Conduct regular site visits, cost variations, and drawing take-offs.
  • Liaison with design and technical over-specification for sustainable build methods
  • Assist Adoptions with inspections, ensure groundworks obligations are carried out
  • Conduct thorough cost analysis and value engineering.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all financial transactions and project documentation.
  • Carry out regular valuations, payments and final accounts.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor within the Groundworks/Civils sector.
  • Strong knowledge of construction contracts and cost control
  • Effective communication and negotiation abilities, with the capability to build and maintain relationships with clients and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing multiple projects simultaneously while working to tight deadlines.
  • Full UK valid Driving Licence
  • A degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, or a related field

On Offer

  • A competitive salary circa £65,000 & Package,
  • Health Care Cover
  • Company Car / Allowance
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Pension Scheme

If you are a dedicated and results-driven Quantity Surveyor looking to join a dynamic team, please submit your application with a detailed CV and cover letter. 

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 is 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.