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UCA Consulting Greater London
May 28, 2020
Full time
Job Description: The London office provides cost and project management, project monitoring, CDM and Employers Agent services and taxation advice to a range of private and public sector clients. Recent expansion of our hotel projects portfolio means that we are currently seeking a Cost Manager to join our existing team and work on a range of hotel refurbishment and fit out projects. As a Cost Manager you will provide support for the day to day delivery of small to medium projects. You will also support larger projects / programmes of work and demonstrate the ability to take on tasks with minimal supervision. An excellent communicator and relationship builder, you will develop our business through networking and developing client relationships. The successful candidate will be a client facing team player, confident working under pressure to strict deadlines with minimal supervision. Good communication skills are essential. Candidates should have worked on hotel refurbishments and fit out projects and have experience in commercial refurbishment and public service projects Candidates must be degree qualified have recently attained MRICS status. Private health insurance, critical illness cover, and pension scheme are all included in the attractive package.
UCA Consulting London
May 28, 2020
Full time
Job Title : Senior Quantity Surveyor Job type:  Permanent – Immediate start Level:  5 years’ experience Minimum Work Location : London Salary: £70,000.00  per annum     The client looking for a Quantity Surveyor who is a strong leader with particular experience of the high-end residential market to join during an unprecedented period of growth. You will work closely with the Directors who form Senior Management Team and drive progress across designated projects whilst lending your knowledge and experience to junior members of staff. Responsibilities Office based with site visits around London Working with the design team to develop designs, including timescales, surveys required, and costs involved. Commercial Appraisals Cost Planning and Feasibility Cost Reporting Value Engineering Project Variations Lead projects with values from £5m to £25m Procurement Developing programmes illustrating the process from initial design to final completion Monitoring project progress once building starts, checking progress and quality of the build Ensuring health and safety and risk is managed for both client and contractor Contractual Matters Creating and monitoring variations and change requests Sub-Contractor/ Supplier Payments Interim Applications for Payment Site Meetings Liaising with the Professional Team Delay Analysis Preparation of Claims Final Account Forecasting and full responsibility for Final Accounts Position Requirements Must have a RICS accredited degree in Quantity Surveying or similar Must be proficient at I.T Full Driving licence (preferable) Excellent communication skills Ability to lead and be a mentor Position Remuneration
UCA Consulting Exter
May 27, 2020
Full time
Job Description: SMSTS certified. First aid trained. Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Project and be computer literate. Experience working with rainscreen systems and cladding systems NEBOSH or IOSH trained Construction management knowledge and experience Ability to liaise with main contractor and site operatives. Positive, Can-do attitude towards construction challenges Able to produce and update weekly progress programmes and site records Inspecting works for quality compliance and issuing inspection test QA reports to clients. Scheduling materials and labour to site, setting tasks to achieve short and long term project targets. Forecasting and reporting on task durations, managing sequencing of works and managing track changes to programme. Internal progress reporting, attending site meetings and ensuring compliance of health and safety policy. Presenting safety induction for all new personnel and visitors, Monitor and control of subcontract operations & staff to ensure works are carried out in line with specification and programme Ensuring health and safety standards are met by closely monitoring against method statements and risk assessments. Developing coordination between trade contractors, through daily meetings with trade supervisors. Seek and communicate information from consultant engineers and architects to trade package managers. Conduct meetings to plan and ensure project targets are met and construction issues are resolved to enable productivity ahead of programme. Maintain PUWER, LOLER and other mandatory records Control plant and equipment to and from site. Ensure QA compliance of installations Full clean UK driving licence
UCA Consulting Gravesend, Kent
May 27, 2020
Full time
Job Title : Office Administrator – Structural Steelwork and Metalwork Job type:  Permanent, Full-time, Mon to Fri, 40 hours per week min Location:  Gravesend, Kent The client is looking for an experienced Office Administrator to join our busy team working alongside the Office Manager. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary (depending upon experience) of £20K+. We are a small specialist company with a reputation for quality of finish and customer satisfaction which has equated to repeat business and sustained growth. We fabricate and install bespoke structural steelwork and metalwork for new build housing developments across London and the South East. The Role The principle purpose of this role is to support the Management Team. The role will be varied requiring excellent prioritisation and organisational skills. You must be a confident communicator, proficient with Microsoft Office, and with proven experience in an office management role. Responsibilities CE Mark Accreditation Health and Safety Accreditation Health and Safety Manager responsible for training, risk assessments and audits First Aider Induction of new employees, issue of contracts of employment, maintenance of personnel records, etc. Maintenance of premises Preparation and approval of time sheets for payment Liaison with clients and suppliers via telephone, e-mail and post Maintain files and archives Deal with incoming correspondence and telephone calls Purchasing and invoice approval for payment Outlook diaries Skills, Qualifications and Experience Secretarial/Managerial qualifications IOSH Managing Safely First Aid at Work Working knowledge of Microsoft Word/Outlook/Excel Proven office management knowledge/experience/background Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and the ability to liaise closely with clients and staff Able to work systematically Ability to work under pressure, both on own initiative and as part of a busy team Flexible approach to meet the demands of the business Professional, confident, responsible, conscientious, punctual, highly organised and self-motivated Company Benefits 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays Free car parking NEST company pension scheme
UCA Consulting Northampton, Northamptonshire
May 26, 2020
Full time
Assistant Design Coordinator We have a rare opportunity for a Assistant Design Coordinator to join a progressive, highly successful contractor in Northampton Our client specialise in delivering civil engineering, industrial/commercial and student accommodation projects valued at up to £100m. This is working on industrial / Commercial schemes Points of appeal 60% of work is negotiated 1 in 3 hit rate Established hugely successful company (the original 4 founders still work in the company) Working with a process driven, dedicated team who compliment each other with their different strengths Personal development briefs for design team tailored to individual Excellent promotion opportunities (continuously able to move up through the team) The role - Assistant Design Coordinator You will be working on industrial schemes Duties will consist of working closely with the architect at pre-construction phase, leading the design team, producing the design programme, producing cost effective designs and overall management of the design process on industrial schemes, such as new build warehouses and office blocks. Minimum Requirements for Assistant Design Coordinator role You either have a construction qualification or you will have 6 months or more experience working in a design, construction, engineering or architectural role Duration This is a permanent role. Location Our client are based in Northampton and work nationwide. Salary Up to £40k per annum plus car allowance, enhanced pension, healthcare, 34 days holiday and bonus
UCA Consulting olverhampton, West Midlands
May 26, 2020
Full time
Trainee Electricians, Trainee Plumbers, Trainee Welders and Trainee Gas Engineers are in constant high demand Our client is looking for people full time and part time to train on becoming a qualified Electrician, Plumber, Welder or a Gas Engineer. No experience required. You will be able to train from home for some of the exams, but you will be required to attend one of the state of the arts training facilities for the practical side. Successful candidates have come from various backgrounds across the UK including Sales, Retail, customer service, accounts, other trades and many more in order to retrain as a qualified Electrician, Plumber, Welder or a Gas Engineer Due to the vital role Trades people play in buildings and new constructions the government has set a goal to boost the house building industry for the next 10 years. So this is the best time to start on the road to achieve a qualification as an Electrician, Plumber & Gas engineer for a rewarding and profitable career. Exciting & Active Career:  Rather than being stuck behind a desk all day, Qualified trades people get to work in different environments and work with their hands and actively solve problems. Why Choose our client? They are one of the largest training portals for the Building and Construction Industry having helped to train over 125,000 people nationwide. Their certified training providers help you to gain nationally recognised qualifications such as City & Guilds, NVQ and ACS, to help you to become a Plumber, Electrician, Welder or Gas Engineer. •Train in state-of-the-art training centres across the UK •All the tutors are experienced, professional and friendly Successful completion will lead you to become a fully qualified Domestic Gas Engineer, Plumber or Electrician, you do not need any prior knowledge just a willingness to learn. * Must be 19 or over They offer easy payment options to help you spread the cost of the course and to start your course straight away from as little as £20 per week.
UCA Consulting Berkshire
May 22, 2020
Full time
Salary: 40000 to 50000 Our client is looking for someone who is committed to delivering work of the best quality and who will uphold the professional standards of the RICS. Ideally, they will be an MRICS or FRICS chartered building surveyor (although we would consider experienced AssocRICS surveyors) and be confident in carrying out residential building surveys. They must have an eye for detail and a thorough understanding of building defects, maintenance and repairs. They need to have experience of: a wide range of structural and building defects preparing and presenting comprehensive, accurate survey reports providing clear, concise, justified conclusions working independently and within a team structure liaising with clients, both verbally and through written correspondence A full UK driving licence is required. We’re offering: Salary of approx. £48–50K, depending on experience, plus £5K car allowance An excellent performance-related bonus scheme A diverse building surveyor job role with excellent opportunities for career progression: partnership is a possibility for the right person A supportive network of in-house professionals Flexible and generous packages to suit you. These typically include (but are not limited to): flexible working and working from home up to 33 days annual leave (using Q1 holiday bonus scheme) plus bank holidays attractive car allowance or company car payment of professional subscriptions and support with CPD provision of all engineering and home office equipment pension contribution enhanced parental leave
UCA Consulting London
May 22, 2020
Full time
We require a gas heating engineer/ plumber who is able to work unsupervised and be able to provide our customers with all aspects of domestic gas service and plumbing repairs. If you are pro-active, energetic and have the drive and determination to offer an unrivalled service for domestic clients, You will be required to attend jobs involving boiler fault finding, breakdowns and repairs, servicing, fitting or replacing and CP12’s as well as general plumbing maintenance work. Full uk driving licence and own tools required. Must be gas safe registered Must be willing to travel as we cover the whole of Hertfordshire and most of London Job Type: Full-time Some evenings and weekends required   Salary: £28,000.00 to £35,000.00 experience dependant Benefits: Bonus scheme Job Types: Full-time,   Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
UCA Consulting
May 01, 2020
Full time
Infrastructure Engineer (Civils/Residential designer) Bristol Ref MR300 Salary up to £36,000 + Benefits - Quick start! Our client, a reputable, Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy are actively seeking an Infrastructure Engineer to join a friendly team based in Bristol on a permanent basis. Working on a range of interesting ventures across predominantly residential and commercial infrastructure design you will assist the Director in working on projects from inception through to completion stage. You will be a self-sufficient, self-starter who is able to manage your own workload efficiently and in return you will be offered a very attractive starting salary plus benefits. In order to be considered for this Infrastructure Engineer role you will have; A degree in Civil Engineering A minimum of 4-5 years (or more) experience gained from within a design consultancy A clear understanding of design standards You will ideally be proficient in use of AutoCAD and Microdrainage You will have roads and sewers design experience working on house builder type developments Experience in BIM and AutoCAD Civils 3D would be beneficial though not essential Working as an Infrastructure Engineer you will; Be responsible for the design and management of site development schemes Have regular contact with clients and attend meetings Management of each project from pre-planning to detailed design stage Be responsible for an Assistant Engineer and Graduate Engineer Drainage strategies and site appraisals design capability Drainage and external levels design capability Design experience in Section 38, 278 and 104 Cut and Fill ground modelling Flood Risk Assessment Reports and SuDs
UCA Consulting
May 01, 2020
Full time
My well known client is looking for a experienced and motivated engineer to join their expanding teams. As a company they are a facilities management company that have over 60 million employees in different sectors including Electrical, Mechanical and Cleaning services along with other services The duties in this role are explained below: - Service and fault finding CCTV, Access control, Intruder Alarms and Fire Alarms. - Part of a call out rota ( increasing your earning potential onto your basic) -Providing technical support to engineers and customers - Covering the Kingston Upon Thames location as a field engineer The Benefits - Working for a multi million pound company that are classed as key workers, resulting in the stability within your permanent job. -The chance to progress within a large a company - Getting trained up manufacturer courses that you can use in your future career -25 days + 8 days bank holidays Please apply now if you feel would be right for this role!
UCA Consulting
Apr 30, 2020
Full time
About you As the Site Services Manager (Facilities Officer), you will ideally have experience (minimum 3 years) as a Contract or Service Manager of a relevant Soft FM service. You will need to be able to operate monitoring systems (PPM, SLA’s, Legal Compliance and KPI’s). You will be assertive and diplomatic, with a proven ability to persuade and influence at all levels, and represent the Lancaster facilities team on a number of committees and groups. You will deputise for the Facilities Manager on occasion. You will have excellent communication and presentation skills and be comfortable working as part of a small management team. You will be able to manage and complete monthly financial returns. An understanding of environmental management ISO14001 and Health and Safety 18001 would be an advantage. Benefits Include 27 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays provision Defined Contribution pension scheme - 10% employer 5% employee contributions Developmental pay progression up to a Standard Pay Point Conditions of service The basic working week will be 37 hours. The successful candidate will serve a 6 months probationary period and an interim report will be made at the end of 3 month’s service. All appointments are subject to receipt of satisfactory references. It is standard procedure to apply for references only for the successful candidates. Offers of appointment are subject to proof of permission to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 and original documentary evidence will be required. To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment check as an essential part of the recruitment process. This will include a security check and an extreme organisations affiliation check.
UCA Consulting
Apr 30, 2020
Full time
Maintenance Manager. Perm. Client Side. Anglesey. £35k - £45k. Your new company You will be working client side for a large estate management team. Your new role I am looking to recruit an individual who has not only a long experience of working with buildings but also a deep interest in old buildings and their maintenance and revitalisation. The Maintenance Manager is a key member of leading a in-house team managing an annual budget KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Budget setting, cost control and reporting Improvements Budgets to cover planned and reactive repairs and larger refurbishment projects Team Leadership Leadership to recruit, train, motivate and appraise members of the Maintenance Team Works procurement and administration Program, cost, execute and review works Specification, tendering, contractor selection and price negotiation to deliver value for money Carry out annual property inspections Ensure compliance with all statutory matters including health & safety, EPC, and gas/electrical safety. Dealing with clients What you'll need to succeed This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity. I am looking for a person who has A deep interest in old buildings and their maintenance and revitalisation. Strong organisational skills Leadership Health & Safety quals A sound understanding of compliance matters, e.g. H&S, CDM regulations, EPC legislation, gas/electrical safety) What you'll get in return You will receive a negotiable salary depending on experience which will be reviewed each year. 25 days holiday. A pool car available for business purpose and potential living area on the estate.
UCA Consulting
Apr 29, 2020
Full time
Civils Site Manager permanent vacancy 45,000 plus package per annum Manchester based! Your new company Strong Civils Construction firm who have been on the market and held a strong stance for many years. Dispite the current market, these guys are consisntently working and starting new projects which means they are looking to expand the team. Your new role Civils based site management Strong management of sites and jumping between sites helping deliver against deadlines Working on projects including Earthworks, Civils, High Rise Projects Commercial builds etc What you'll need to succeed Need to have experience on Groundworks,Earthworks e.g Roads, high rise buildings etc. Strong Management SMSTS, Health & safety Strong Organisation What you'll get in return Package negotiable depending on experience. Great company with company benefits. Strong career path.
UCA Consulting
Apr 29, 2020
Full time
Senior Estimator Location: Portsmouth Hours of work: Monday to Friday , core working hours Salary : Negotiable dependant on experience Plus Company Phone, Laptop and Commission Scheme. Possible company car option As a Senior Estimator you will be required for the following * Liaising with third parties to manage the estimation process of several projects * Liaising with suitable supply chains ensuring project enquires are accurately costed * Completion of site surveys to understand and establish a suitable scope of works * Review commercial elements and input data for the plans to completions etc * Attend pre-start meetings with third parties * Handover of successful estimates * Submitting tenders to clients that include drawings, letter of offers, specifications , data sheets, programs etc To be considered you will need to have / be * Have previous experience as an estimator * Have experience within the building trade * Good all round construction knowledge and skills. * IT literate (Word & Excel). * Ability to work with minimum supervision. * Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to use initiative. * Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written). * Excellent planning and organisational skills. * General commercial awareness * Full & clean driving licence. * Helpful and friendly manner. * Customer focussed with the ability to communicate with people at all levels in * Ability to work calmly under pressure and be resilient. * A flexible approach to work, adapting to change at short notice.
UCA Consulting
Apr 28, 2020
Full time
An exciting Housing Operations Manager role, leading and managing the delivery of housing management, lettings, income collection and tenancy and estate based services Working with a unique SME housing provider Client Details A unique SME Housing Provider based in London Description The key responsibilities of the Housing Operations Manager include: Leading and managing the delivery of housing management, lettings, income collection and tenancy and estate based services Providing motivation, direction, review and feedback for the Housing team on a daily, weekly and monthly basis Overseeing ASB caseloads, supporting the team to deliver an effective service Oversee the management of the sheltered schemes and outreach service for older residents Leadership of the Leasehold Management team, and ensure the terms of shared ownership title deeds and leaseholder terms of lease are complied with, including where they affect management of a block or community Monitoring and ensuring high levels of customer service are maintained by the housing team Monitoring the Housing teams budget, and ensuring that annual service charge budgets are prepared timely and accurately Working closely with the Operations Director to ensure that the Senior Management Team are regularly informed of service delivery performance Profile The successful candidate for the Housing Operations Manager will ideally have: At least three years of staff management experience An excellent working knowledge of housing law, ASB legislation, welfare reform, property/housing management best practice and of the Section 20 Leaseholder consultation process Experience in leasehold/shared ownership management, working with different housing tenures and rent types, and managing complex Anti-Social Behaviours cases A strong customer focus and commercial awareness Live an easily commutable distance from central London on a daily basis Job Offer A competitive annual salary, bonus structure and benefits package