Estimator (New Build/Refurbishment)

Estimator (New Build/Refurbishment)

We are working with a top construction firm who work predominately in the residential sector, but this will also expand in to some commercial properties.

The projects will be a blend of new build and refurbishments ranging from £500K – £5m across London and the South East.

We are looking to recruit at Assistant or Intermediate level, but being a large organisation there is lots of room for growth and progression in the short and long term.

Responsibilities
*Ensure that HSE&Q standards, operating processes, company policies and all legislative requirements are understood, implemented and adhered to at all times.
*Undertake and manage the coordination and final preparation of tender documentation.
*Liaise with the commercial and business development teams
*Develop awareness of clients’ processes and procedures for bid evaluation.
*Effectively plan tenders to ensure timely and accurate preparation of tender documentation.
*Understand local government needs and aspirations including best value and the audit commission/executive service inspection.
*Prepare tenders from architect’s drawings, specifications, bill of quantities, pre-priced schedule of rates supplied by the client, including detailing materials necessary for the contract to achieve specification.
*Identify project risks, develop and produce a risk register to assist in the decision making and cost management process to facilitate calculation of contingency amount.
*Understand business development and the bidding market place including competitor environment and market forces (regional variation).
*Compile and present statistical data for pricing/bid analysis, interpretation and explanation of data.
*Understand labour productivity measured as output per worker and output per labour hour.
*Ensures tender programmes and specific methods of construction are developed with the technical and operations teams.
*Manage tender process to seek and establish project prices from sub-contractors including terms for works to be carried out under the contract.
*Evaluate, engage and negotiate on price documents.

Skills and Qualifications
*Quantity surveying degree or equivalent.
*Minimum 3 years’ quantity surveyor or estimator experience is desirable.
*Track record of winning profitable work.
*Good grounding/training from a recognised main contractor
*Good understanding of business development and the bidding market place.
*Working knowledge of marketing and economic factors.
*Organisation and project management skills, able to prioritise.
*Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal, presentation, influencing and negotiation skills.
*Proven track record in the development of cost models and predicted life cycle costs.
*Strong practical knowledge of construction work types and methods.
*Awareness of commercial aspects including standard forms of contracts, conflict management and dispute resolution.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Customer Service Coordinator – services & repairs

Customer Service Coordinator (Gas servicing and breakdowns)

Would you like to work for a top 100 construction business?

Would you like to work in an established customer service team that has good long term career prospects?

Role
To Co-ordinate the gas servicing appointments and breakdown for residents and assist in the smooth running of the office.

Responsibilities
*Take calls from residents and clients, assist and resolve queries
*Book appointments with residents for repairs, servicing and boiler replacement works
*Check diary to ensure all jobs are booked correctly, move work as necessary, rearrange work on diary in event of an emergency or engineers sickness
*Answer telephone calls/emails form tenants, engineers, housing officers and other client representatives
*Close down completed jobs and rebook where necessary
*Cover other co-ordinators tasks when they are on holiday or sick
*Work in a team environment with a positive flexible attitude; service orientated and customer focused
*First point of contact for clients and residents for telephone answering and identifying/determine next action
*Assist to maintain computerised database of reported and booked calls and ensure information is kept up to date
*Provide general administrative support for word processing various correspondence and documents, photocopying, filing, faxing and general office duties when required

Knowledge and experience
*Call centre or customer service experience essential
*Must have a professional telephone manner
*Good Word, Excel and CRM exposure
*Highly organised and able to prioritise
*Must have prior office based work experience
*Experience in the gas industry would be beneficial
*Ability to work as a team or on their own

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…

Marketing and Communications Assistant

Marketing and Communications Assistant

Are you looking to work for a leading business in their field that offers lots of short and long term career progression opportunities?

Would you like to be part of a large business and see the impact your marketing and communication has on the business and wider community?

Job role
To gather news stories, project updates and pictures from the sites and regional teams. Ensure news and pictures are shared on social media channels and intranet. In addition, maintain company brand standards, manage the intranet updating, and support company events. Support the manager with design work as required.

Support the head of marketing and the communications manager to enhance the brand by gathering and promoting the company through good news from across the sites and regions both externally and internally.

Key Responsibilities
* To build relationships with the site and regional teams to ensure all news is fed in and visible to the group and external audiences via social media, the company intranet and the company website
* Help to co-ordinate relevant news for the company newsletter.
* Maintain relationships with internal colleagues to ensure effective sharing of news across the business
* Keep project progress pictures updated and saved in the files for use in project storyboards
* When on site be brand aware. Ensure colours, brand and signage is in accordance with marketing manager’s site signage guide and alert them if it is not adhered to
* Keep a schedule of when resident newsletters are needed. When on site liaise with the team to ensure content is gathered for newsletters.
* Support the managers with event organisation including conferences and regional events

Qualifications
* Journalism or design qualifications desirable
* Prior experience in writing content or PR would be a distinct advantage
* Excellent written communication skills required
* Previously worked in construction, housing, manufacturing, or similar type industry would be beneficial.
* Exposure to Photoshop, InDesign or Illustrator would be good, or can demonstrate a natural creative flair.
* Ability to understand the importance of branding and communication is essential.
* You must be a self-starter, motivated and eager to learn and develop.

Please do note this role will be based from the HQ in North Kent, but you will be expected to travel to sites at least 3 times a week which are throughout London and the South East.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…

Customer Service Coordinator – services & repairs

Customer Service Coordinator (Gas servicing and breakdowns)

Would you like to work for a top 100 construction business?

Would you like to work in an established customer service team that has good long term career prospects?

Role
To Co-ordinate the gas servicing appointments and breakdown for residents and assist in the smooth running of the office.

Responsibilities
*Take calls from residents and clients, assist and resolve queries
*Book appointments with residents for repairs, servicing and boiler replacement works
*Check diary to ensure all jobs are booked correctly, move work as necessary, rearrange work on diary in event of an emergency or engineers sickness
*Answer telephone calls/emails form tenants, engineers, housing officers and other client representatives
*Close down completed jobs and rebook where necessary
*Cover other co-ordinators tasks when they are on holiday or sick
*Work in a team environment with a positive flexible attitude; service orientated and customer focused
*First point of contact for clients and residents for telephone answering and identifying/determine next action
*Assist to maintain computerised database of reported and booked calls and ensure information is kept up to date
*Provide general administrative support for word processing various correspondence and documents, photocopying, filing, faxing and general office duties when required

Knowledge and experience
*Call centre or customer service experience essential
*Must have a professional telephone manner
*Good Word, Excel and CRM exposure
*Highly organised and able to prioritise
*Must have prior office based work experience
*Experience in the gas industry would be beneficial
*Ability to work as a team or on their own

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…