Sales Advisor

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Site Manager

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Operations Manager

Contract Manager

Senior Planner

Quantity Surveyor

Sales Advisor

Permanent / Full – Time

Exeter

Salary circa £27,000 + Commission

Thursday to Monday 9:45am to 5:30pm 37.54 hours per week

Sphere Solutions has an exciting opportunity for a Sales Advisor to join an award-winning developer in Devon. Working as an integral part of the team, you will be responsible for responding to all generated sales leads.

Candidates must be willing to work weekends and travel to sites across Devon.

Key responsibilities:

  • Successfully qualify and close sales and support the sales process through to legal completion
  • Maintaining the highest level of customer satisfaction to all customers
  • Ensure show homes/sales office presentation meets departmental standards
  • Being fully aware of all of the benefits and unique selling points of each home
  • Assist in market research to support the department
  • Be able to hand over the customer’s new home
  • General marketing duties
  • General Administration

Suitable candidate:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within housebuilding, estate agency
  • Have knowledge of the construction industry and property markets
  • Proven experience meeting and exceeding sales targets
  • Able to fully commit to the working hours and days required.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Experience in a sales environment
  • Excellent sales and customer service skills
  • Ability to influence, persuade and negotiate
  • Driving license and own transport

On offer

  • Is a competitive salary circa £27,000, plus commission (OTE of £20,000++ if overachieving)
  • benefits package including; pension, private medical, life assurance and a performance-related bonus.

To Apply: 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.

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Exeter

Permanent

Sphere is currently offering an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join a long-standing regional contractor, offering a dedicated training programme, giving you the tools and experience to accelerate your commercial career.

With a diverse client base, you will be exposed to both refurbishment and new build projects, covering commercial, education, and public sector projects.

Shadowing and supported by a senior commercial team member you will be involved in all aspects of project delivery from project award to tender Handover:

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the preparation of tender and contract documents.
  • Conducting cost analysis and preparing estimates.
  • Assisting in the valuation of completed work and arranging payments.
  • Monitoring and managing project costs.
  • Liaising with clients, contractors, and other stakeholders.
  • Assisting in the procurement of materials and subcontractors
  • Assisting in the preparation of financial reports.
  • Supporting the Quantity Surveyor in managing variations and claims.
  • Ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and industry regulations.

To be considered for this role:

  • You will have relevant experience in a similar role as an Assistant QS or a Graduate QS looking to take the next step in your surveying career.
  • Hold a degree in a Construction-related subject, Quantity Surveying will be advantageous.
  • Good IT skills will be expected in particular Excel.
  • Be passionate and motivated
  • A full UK driving license as regular site visits will be expected.

On Offer:

  • Competitive salary circa £40k
  • Car Allowance
  • 25 day holiday + Bank holidays
  • Company pension contribution

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina on 01752 421888 or apply as instructed Sphere Solutions are a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester and Taunton. 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.

 

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Exeter

Permanent

Sphere is currently recruiting an Assistant Quantity Surveyor on behalf of our client, an award-winning contractor.

Reporting to the Senior Surveyor you will provide commercial management support for £10m+ new build apartment projects based in Exeter.

Based on site with some travel required to head office

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with contract and sub-contract applications for payment documentation
  • Assist in the presentation of external valuations and variations
  • Assist with procurement of subcontractors, materials and plant hire.
  • Assist with the preparation of tenders, cost reporting and maintaining cost control

Key Requirements:

  • Recent construction experience, preferably within a regional contracting environment
  • Proficient numeracy and IT skills including Excel
  • Knowledge of construction methods and materials
  • Experience with cost management and reporting

On Offer

  • Salary paying up to £45k depending on experience
  • Car allowance
  • 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.

 

Site Manager – New Build Housing

Saltash

Permanent

Sphere Solutions are working with a respected family-run housebuilder to recruit a Site Manager to join a site in Saltash. This is no ordinary house builder, they are known for their quality and with over 50 years experience creating beautiful homes throughout the UK, this is not an opportunity to be missed.

You will take day to day responsibility for the construction of this development, including all associated pre and post housebuilding works, ensuring that targets are met regarding health and safety, delivery to build programme quality, customers care, and cost.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring compliance on site at all times to the company health and safety standards and processes, NHBC standards, building regulations and overall quality standards
  • Co-ordinating labour and resources
  • Monitoring and controlling the cost of production, and approving payment to contractors and trades where appropriate
  • Initiating and attending plot inspections
  • Carrying out toolbox talks or similar on-site briefings
  • With the support of the Contracts Manager, ensure that the on-site Construction team is fully resourced and well-directed
  • Showing a good behavioural example in all aspects of health and safety, organisation, conduct, quality of work, and professionalism.

Suitable candidates will possess the following:

  • Extensive house building experience, MUST have at least 5 years experience as a Site Manager
  • Demonstrated good leadership and assertive skills to ensure optimum delivery to the highest quality standards on site.
  • A member of the Chartered Institute of Builders and/or qualified to NVQ level 5 in Construction Management, or a time served tradesman with considerable experience of the full range of construction trades.
  • In depth knowledge of all aspects of construction and housebuilding, and the relevant legislative requirements e.g. health and safety, NHBC requirements and Building Regulations.

Package:

  • On offer is a competitive salary
  • Car allowance or company car
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • 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.

 

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Mid Cornwall

Salary £30,000 – £40,000 & Enhanced package  

Sphere Solutions are working in partnership with a well known house builder to recruit a well versed Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their Cornwall division. Playing an integral part of the team, you will report to the Commercial Manager and work closely with a Senior QS to assist the commercial delivery of developments within the region.

You will assist with cost management, from procurement to the completion of sub-contract final accounts. You will attend site pre-start meetings, assist with the compiling of tender packages, process invoices and application and much more. Previous experience with a main contractor or developer carrying out similar duties is essential.

Suitable candidates will possess the following:

  • HNC/Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or similar.
  • Must have a good understanding and knowledge of building regulations and construction methods and materials.
  • COINS experience would be preferred.
  • Proven experience within this role is essential.

On offer:

  • Competitive salary, that reflects you experience and qualifications, minimum of £30,000.
  • Company Car or Allowance
  • Very impressive annual leave scheme
  • Private Healthcare

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

Mid Cornwall

£55,000-£65,000, Car Allowance or Car and other benefits

We have an excellent opportunity to join a market leader within house building. My client is looking for a highly experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor with a strong housing background to join their Cornwall division.

To be successful, you must have experience in leading commercial activities on mixed tenure developments, you must be proven in commercial and risk management on similar schemes, be able to optimise cashflow, present and agree external valuations, prepare and manage key and large risk subcontract accounts.

Other duties will include:

  • Control, monitor and improve commercial processes.
  • Prepare monthly CVR & VCA reports.
  • Monitor risk and opportunity schedules.
  • Manage and undertake personal development reviews and training.
  • Ensure company health & safety standards and procedures are followed.

Please only apply if you have the following:

  • Proven experience with either a main contractor or developer.
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong account management and commercial experience.
  • Able to successfully communicate and create rapport to form positive working relationships.
  • BSC Hons Quantity Surveying or equivalent or preferred.
  • Experience using COINS would be advantageous.

In return…..

  • Salary to reflect experience and qualifications, minimum salary of £55,000
  • Annual bonus
  • Impressive annual leave package
  • Company Car, Car Allowance or Travel Allowance
  • Other enhanced company benefits

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.

 

 

Operations Manager

Exeter

Permanent – Fulltime

Do you have a strong civils background and are used to managing multiple contracts?

We are seeking an experienced Operations Manager to oversee multiple Contracts Managers and a number of utilities, renewable energy and civils projects in both Devon and the wider area.

Reporting directly to the Construction Director you will manage the timely delivery of numerous sites, overseeing the management team, ensuring sites are delivered within programme and budget.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing several Contracts Managers, responsible for all civils project team delivery.
  • Ensuring project programming, planning and delivery are achieved
  • Ensure company health and safety standards are continuously met.
  • Regular reporting on financial progress, and deliverable timescales

Key Requirements:

  • Previous Civil Engineering knowledge and experience, with Solar Farm/Renewable Energy being a distinct advantage
  • Must have a strong proven operational management background.
  • Must have worked in a civil engineering at a senior capacity
  • Contract Management background with SMSTS, CSCS and FAW
  • With expected travel

 

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina or apply as instructed

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

Contracts Manager

Exeter

Permanent – Full time

 Do you have a strong civils background and are used to managing multiple projects?

We are seeking an experienced Contracts Manager who can manage a number of renewable energy and civils contracts in both Devon and the wider field.

Reporting directly to the Exeter regional office you manage the timely delivery of numerous sites, overseeing site teams, health & safety, planning and budgets.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing several sites, responsible for all civils site teams and delivery.
  • Project programming, planning and delivery.
  • Ensure the site is adhering to company health and safety standards.
  • Ensure the site is running to budget with regular liaison with the procurement and commercial team.
  • Liaising with technical and financial staff, subcontractors, legal teams, and the client’s own representatives.

 

Key Requirements:

  • Previous Civil Engineering knowledge and experience, with Solar Farm/Renewable Energy being a distinct advantage
  • Must have a strong Contract Management background with SMSTS, CSCS and FAW
  • Contractual knowledge and understanding
  • Proficient use of MS 365 and project planning software
  • Full driving license and be able to travel – with expenses paid for accommodation/fuel

 

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Kalina or apply as instructed

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

 

Senior Planner

Plymouth

Permanent – Full time

Sphere Solutions is currently recruiting a Senior Planner to join a Tier 1 contractor to manage the preconstruction and planning phases of projects across Devon and Cornwall.

Based in Plymouth with potential hybrid working available in various offices situated across the Southwest.

Responsibilities:

  • Build compliant NEC & JCT programmes from quantity take-offs, considering build requirements, site logistics, and preliminary compilations.
  • Create programmes from procurement to handover, encompassing design, approvals, construction activities, MEP, commissioning, and handover requirements.
  • Contribute to the internal planners reporting pack for monthly commercial meetings, including rescheduling, progress tracking, and percentage completion updates.
  • Analyse information from team members, supply chain partners, consultants, and clients to ensure project success and efficiency.

Requirements:

  • UK building experience is essential
  • Proficiency in Asta Power Project and 4D planning.
  • Extensive experience in managing education, healthcare and commercial construction projects from £10m – £50m
  • Previous experience analysing subcontractor programs to include in the main construction programme

On offer

  • Competitive Salary & Car / Allowance
  • Excellent healthcare benefits
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Flexible benefits package

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
Exeter
Paying up to £70k & Package

We are recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join a regional civil engineering firm dedicated to delivering high-quality projects that shape the infrastructure of the South West and the surrounding regions. With a rich history of excellence, this company are committed to innovation, sustainability, and fostering a collaborative work environment within both the private and private sectors.

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the team in Exeter. As a key member of management team you will play a crucial role in ensuring the financial success and accuracy of their civil engineering projects.

The role:

  • Prepare accurate cost estimates for civil engineering projects, including materials, labour, and equipment.
  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and contractors to develop cost-effective project plans.
  • Monitor project budgets and financial performance, identifying cost-saving opportunities and potential risks.
  • Sub-contractor procurement
  • Negotiate contracts, change orders, and variations.
  • Cost analysis and value engineering
  • Site measurements, valuations and final accounts

What you will need:

  • Experience within a Civil Engineering environment
  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor / Estimator in civil engineering projects
  • Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and costing principles.
  • Proficiency in estimating software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

 

We want to hear from you! For an informal discussion please call Jo 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.