UCA Consulting

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UCA Consulting Leighton Buzzard, UK
Jan 12, 2022
Permanent
Company Info Our Clients are specialists in the design, supply and maintenance of access equipment in the form of mastclimbers and hoists for the construction industry and they are the leaders in the Mastclimbing Work Platforms (MCWP) in the UK. Having experienced a period of rapid growth, they are seeking to continue this growth whilst maintaining their dominance within the industry and are looking to add an Operations Manager to their ranks to help achieve this. Job Purpose You will be responsible for the management of the overall operations for our clients Southern Region, ensuring a smooth efficient service that meets the expectations and needs of our client’s customers while maximising the financial return to our clients. You will be providing leadership to improve important policy and strategic decisions. You will be responsible for ensuring labour and other resources are managed to allow work to be completed safely, on schedule and to budget. Assisting in managing our client’s relationship with their customers to ensure that all contractual responsibilities are discharged and to enable retention monies to be released on the due date is a key aspect to the role of the Operations Manager Position summary Key responsibilities for the Operations Manager include but not are not limited to:  Oversee daily operations, ensuring correct labour and equipment is on each site  Reinforce safe working practices in all areas and be an ardent champion of safety. Ensure all SHEQ requirements are met including: o Promoting compliance with all internal SHEQ policies o Ensuring the Site Team meets the commitments detailed within the Safety, Quality & Environmental Policy Statements, thereby meeting Statutory requirements and Client Satisfaction  Work with the Client’s representative to determine planned work schedules and unplanned work to ensure that the Client asset is maintained to standards specified by the Client  Ensure standards of the client’s technical requirements for competence are maintained  Produce detailed programmes/reports for the Client and for Senior Management  Determine the scope of works and specification, and the general cost parameters for all projects  Review and lead implementation of legislation and project standards  Ensure activities are prioritised according to the risk rating  Evaluate sites to assess site values and development risk  The agreement of head of terms, purchase and sales agreements and construction contracts  Manage the southern operations team including: o co-ordinating daily site workload and overseeing office team o managing performance, absence, disciplinaries, etc. o identifying skills gaps and recruiting or training as appropriate o promoting continual development to boost professional standards and motivate team  Ensure that communication between departments is ongoing and utilised to maintain an environment of continuous improvement.  Assist in the identification of new competency requirements as a requirement of new standards, legislation or client’s requirements  Any other duties commensurate with the role Direct Reports: Area Supervisors, Installers, Engineers, Operations Assistant, Admin Assistant Candidate Requirements:  Committed to delivering high quality work with an emphasis on safe working methods  Ability to apply relevant procedures and legislation  A clear communicator with the ability to produce reports.  Ability to read and understand construction drawings (preferred)  Be confident using Microsoft Office, in particular Excel as much of the work is completed on Smart devices. (essential)  Self-disciplined, reliable, ethical and able to work under pressure.  Good numeracy skills and a Grade C or above in English and Maths would be a bonus.  IPAF Advanced installer, CSCS and SSSTS are required but these, along with any other specific technical training, can be provided at our in-house training academy if required.  Minimum Experience Required: o Experience of planning and budgeting o Experience of managing a team; in particular a remote working team o Experience of working in the construction industry or equipment hire is beneficial  Preferred Education Requirements: o Minimum GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent  Required Technical Skills: o Computer literate including MS Office o Understands how to manage finances o Understanding of safe installation and dismantling of mastclimbers (can be trained on the job)  Required Behavioural Skills: o Proactive and flexible nature o Good communication and interpersonal skills o Highly organised o Ethical leadership abilities, including delegation o Excellent problem solver o Committed to Health & Safety o Committed to delivering high quality work Additional Info (Internal Use only do not Post the below on Job Adverts) BFT Mastclimbing is looking to appoint a dynamic Operations Manager to manage labour and other resources from our fast-paced commercial centre in Leighton Buzzard. They will be required to provide a competent, and professional service to our customers by overseeing projects to ensure they are run in accordance with the agreed contract terms, within budget, while providing excellent customer service. They will lead and direct installation teams to ensure that planned and reactive installing works are undertaken efficiently and in line with Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental policies. The successful candidate will have experience of managing teams, in particular planning and logistics of a remote working team. Experience in construction would be a benefit but is not essential. They must be committed to delivering high quality work with an emphasis on safe working methods. They should be able to apply relevant procedures and legislation. They will be a clear communicator with the ability to produce reports and should be able to read and understand construction drawings, as well as being confident using Microsoft Office. They will be self-disciplined, reliable, ethical and able to work under pressure. They should enjoy problem solving. CSCS and SSSTS are required but these, along with any other specific technical training, can be provided at our in-house training academy if required. BFT is the UK leader in Mastclimbing Work Platforms (MCWP), the faster, more efficient alternative to traditional scaffolding. We are the go-to solution for the country’s most demanding construction, renovation and maintenance projects. From low-level flat refurbishments to complex high-rises developments, we use our technology, experience and unfailing dedication to safety to save our clients time and money. We design, supply and maintain access equipment in the form of mastclimbers and hoists for the construction industry and have a great reputation across the UK. We have experienced a period of rapid growth and seek to continue this growth whilst maintaining our dominance within the industry. We can offer a highly competitive salary, a company vehicle, inclusion into our company share scheme and into our company bonus scheme. We have a collaborative, flexible working environment where personal development and internal promotions are encouraged.
UCA Consulting Leighton Buzzard, UK
Jan 12, 2022
Permanent
Company Info Our Clients are specialists in the design, supply and maintenance of access equipment in the form of mastclimbers and hoists for the construction industry and they are the leaders in the Mastclimbing Work Platforms (MCWP) in the UK. Having experienced a period of rapid growth, they are seeking to continue this growth whilst maintaining their dominance within the industry and are looking to add an Operations Manager to their ranks to help achieve this. Job Purpose An autonomous role responsible for all elements of BFT Mastclimbing trading activities in the southern region. In particular, managing operational teams, ensuring that contracts and projects are delivered in a safe, planned manner to achieve a quality product within the time allowed. Delivering on the clients’ expectations and maximising the financial return to our business. Assisting in managing the client relationship once the work has been completed to ensure that we discharge all contractual responsibilities to enable monies to be released on the due date. Working with colleagues across the business to continually improve methods and develop the business You will Report to the UK Operations Director Position summary Key responsibilities for the Operations Manager include but not are not limited to:  Work with the our clients Customer representatives to determine planned work schedules and unplanned work, to ensure that the program is maintained as set by our Clients customers and in line with our Clients agreement of supply  Represent the our Clients at project planning meetings and at customer progress/planning meetings when required  Ensure that the Management staff within the southern region are prioritising activities according to the risk rating  Produce detailed programmes/reports for our Clients’ Customers  Provide reports to the Internal Management team as required, including evaluating performance and productivity and analysing accounting and financial data  Evaluate sites to assess site values and development risk  Ensure standards of technical competence are maintained by confirming all employees are adequately trained for their roles and coaching direct reports to develop their skills  Promote the professional development of employees  Work with Installers and Supervisors to develop innovative ways to undertake access solutions using new equipment and flexible methods between engineering disciplines  Oversee the management of all employees in the region to ensure the region runs smoothly  Review labour and transport utilisation to maximise the benefit to the company  Oversee the yard to ensure appropriate stock levels  Review and manage the scope of works and specification, and the general cost parameters for all projects  Manage and identify financial risk and report to senior management on any potential disputes  Review project costs and values based on the quotation, order and any specific agreements  Review and lead implementation of legislation and project standards  Ensure that there is a provision of adequate resources to meet the commitments of the Safety, Quality & Environmental Policy Statements  Reinforce safe working practices in all areas and be an ardent champion of safety Direct Reports: General/Yard Manager, Operations Manager, Operations Assistant, Administration Assistant Candidate Requirements:  Committed to delivering high quality work with an emphasis on safe working methods  Ability to apply relevant procedures and legislation  A clear communicator with the ability to produce reports.  Be confident using Microsoft Office, in particular Excel as much of the work is completed on Smart devices. (essential)  Self-disciplined, reliable, ethical and able to work under pressure.  Good numeracy skills and a Grade C or above in English and Maths would be a bonus.  Minimum Experience Required: o Experience of planning and logistics o Experience of managing a team, particularly a team of remote workers o Experience of working in the construction industry/mechanical access would be preferred, but is not essential  Preferred Education Requirements: o Minimum GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent  Required Technical Skills: o Computer literate including MS Office o Understands how to manage finances  Required Behavioural Skills: o Proactive and flexible nature o Good communication and interpersonal skills o Highly organised o Ethical leadership abilities, including delegation o Excellent problem solver o Committed to Health & Safety o Committed to delivering high quality work Additional Info (Internal Use only do not Post the below on Job Adverts) BFT Mastclimbing is looking to appoint a dynamic Regional Manager to take responsibility for all elements of our trading activities in the southern region. The role is based at our fast-paced commercial centre in Leighton Buzzard and involves travel around the region. They will be required to manage operational teams to ensure that contracts and projects are delivered in a safe, planned manner to achieve a quality product within the time allowed. They will need to deliver on the clients’ expectations and maximise the financial return to our business. They will also assist in managing the client relationship once the work has been completed to ensure that we discharge all contractual responsibilities to enable monies to be released on the due date. They will work with colleagues across the business to continually improve methods and develop the business. The successful candidate will have experience of managing teams, in particular planning and logistics of a remote working team. Experience in construction would be a benefit but is not essential. They must be committed to delivering high quality work with an emphasis on safe working methods. They should be able to apply relevant procedures and legislation. They will be a clear communicator with the ability to produce reports, should be able to read and understand construction drawings, as well as being confident using Microsoft Office. They will be self-disciplined, reliable, ethical and able to work under pressure. They should enjoy problem solving. Any specific technical training can be provided at our in-house training academy if required. BFT is the UK leader in Mastclimbing Work Platforms (MCWP), the faster, more efficient alternative to traditional scaffolding. We are the go-to solution for the country’s most demanding construction, renovation and maintenance projects. From low-level flat refurbishments to complex high-rises developments, we use our technology, experience and unfailing dedication to safety to save our clients time and money. We design, supply and maintain access equipment in the form of mastclimbers and hoists for the construction industry and have a great reputation across the UK. We have experienced a period of rapid growth and seek to continue this growth whilst maintaining our dominance within the industry. We can offer a highly competitive salary, a company vehicle, inclusion into our company share scheme and into our company bonus scheme. We have a collaborative, flexible working environment where personal development and internal promotions are encouraged.
UCA Consulting Barnet, UK
Jan 12, 2022
Permanent
Company Info Our client is a high street type practice with less tradition and more innovation are they are a young, dynamic and making waves. They launched in 2019, and are part of another larger specialised surveying firm launched in 2013. In the last 2 years, our clients grew from a team of 5 to a team of 15. They have ambitious plans for continued growth and innovation in service delivery, thanks to a combination of technical expertise and our use of technology. The working environment is a supportive one, emphasising team goals rather than individual targets. This is an exciting opportunity to join our client, in return for the right candidate they offer a competitive salary dependent on experience, with opportunity for further development and career growth. Pension scheme and a bonus (10-15%) is on also on offer. Job Purpose They are growing very quickly and want someone with the energy and experience to develop a Building Surveying arm to the business. Presently, they predominantly deal with Valuation reports and Home Surveys. They are regularly asked to provide Building Surveying services and with their network of dozens of solicitors who refer work to them are waiting for a green light. They can get the work; they need someone who can create and develop a service, which will grow! Employment Details  Full time, permanent role, flexible hours – 40 hrs a week.  Our Clients work flexibly, from the office, from home or wherever convenient.  In normal (non Covid times), you would be expected to be in the office 2 days per week, with the rest of the time out on site, working from home or on leave. You could be in the office for more if you’d prefer to but it’s not expected.  Whilst our client’s office is in High Barnet (North London), site visits are likely to be mostly all over London with the majority in North and West London. Position summary Setting up and developing a Building Surveying service. The most common requests our clients receive are for:  Party Wall Surveying  Boundary identification and disputes  Defect reports  Damp & Condensation reports  Roof Surveys  Schedule of works & Housing disrepair claims  Clerk of works If within your skillset, you could also help to manage our four consultants undertaking Home Surveys and be on hand to consult with our Valuers on building pathology issues identified during Valuation inspections. Candidate Requirements: A Chartered Building Surveyor; RICS fees are paid by our client. Our clients have a great team already but nobody with the skillset they are looking for. As such, you need to be someone who can work with minimal supervision to a high standard. They looking for someone who can hit the ground running, sell their service to potential clients on the phone and undertake the work to a good standard. Our recent growth has been in part due to our embracing technology in how our clients work and our creation of digital content. You’ll therefore need to be someone who shares the same values and are therefore looking for someone who embraces technology and innovation that can add to their innovation. As our clients want to grow, the intention is to take on a graduate Building Surveyor in the short to medium term. We’ll therefore expect you to be comfortable training this person to help us grow a team.
UCA Consulting Barnet, UK
Jan 12, 2022
Permanent
Company Info Our client is a high street type practice with less tradition and more innovation are they are a young, dynamic and making waves. They launched in 2019, and are part of another larger specialised surveying firm launched in 2013. In the last 2 years, our clients grew from a team of 5 to a team of 15. They have ambitious plans for continued growth and innovation in service delivery, thanks to a combination of technical expertise and our use of technology. The working environment is a supportive one, emphasising team goals rather than individual targets. There is a strong focus on quality over quantity of reports. This is an exciting opportunity to join our client, in return for the right candidate they offer a competitive salary dependent on experience, with opportunity for further development and career growth. Pension scheme and a bonus (10-15%) is on also on offer. Employment Details  Full time, permanent role, flexible hours – 40 hrs a week.  Our Clients work flexibly, from the office, from home or wherever convenient.  Most of their team are in our clients High Barnet office about twice a week and rest work from home/are on client visits  They cover nearly everywhere within the M25 and a few other areas and try where possible to provide inspection appointments for close to where their Surveyors are based. Position summary Our Clients core service areas are Red Book residential valuations, for an array of purposes such as –  Inheritance and CGT  Matrimonial assets (Court compliant and not)  Leasehold reform  Help to Buy, resale and stair casing  Loft Valuations Depending on the skills and aspirations of whoever joins the team, the successful candidate will also spend anywhere from a small part to half of their role working in residential Compulsory Purchase for our clients parent company. Our client’s parent company side of the business works predominantly on estate regeneration, making a significant difference to our client’s lives who are going through particularly stressful situations. Our clients have a peer review system for all Valuation reports which you would have involvement in supporting team members. At more senior levels, this involvement is more considerable. Whilst we like to think we’re offering a great service to our client basis, our clients know that they also are a young enough brand there’s always room for improvement; you’ll have the opportunity to feed into the decision making process of how they do what they do. The role may require additional duties to be performed outside of the day-to-day role to ensure the efficient running of the department or business area. Candidate Requirements: Our clients are looking for someone who:  Is a Chartered Surveyor and Registered Valuer whose career focus has been on valuing residential property, ideally with experience of Red Book reports  Ideally with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience and those with considerably longer experience would be welcomed;  Newly qualified candidates can also apply for this position but would have to be fully qualified (or very close to completing)  RICS membership fees are paid by our client for all their surveyors and they are expected to be RICS Chartered  Our client’s recent growth has been in part due to them embracing technology in how they work and their creation of a lot of digital content. At times, they rival technology companies in how much they use and have an almost paperless office so are far better set up for remote working than most of their competitors.  They are therefore looking for someone who embraces technology and innovation and can add to their innovation.