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Here at Styles&Wood we have some of the most talented professionals in the industry working for us. It’s the way that colleagues from across the business pull together to meet challenges head on, that proves our people really are our most valuable asset.

We have a range of challenging and fulfilling career opportunities across a variety of disciplines including professional careers in construction, design and software development as well as roles in support functions such as Marketing, Finance, Compliance and HR.

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The Styles&Wood Graduate and Apprenticeship Programmes have been designed to help young people get to where they want to be, sooner.

As well as Project and Site Management roles, we also provide excellent opportunities in operational and support roles including bid management, estimating, quantity surveying, design, health and safety, HR, finance and marketing.

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Business Analyst - IT Team, Sale office.

An opportunity has arisen for a Business Analyst to work within the IT Team at Sale.

The Business Systems Analyst ensures that business process and technology come together to improve business outcomes and provide solutions for the growing needs of the business. The focus of this role is on process re-design, challenging the status quo, putting data at the heart of all processes and helping to build the enterprise architecture.

This is a technical role that requires understanding of different systems and technologies to drive through business transformation and change for our growing and ambitious business.

Key Skills & Duties

• Understanding the business process, questioning and challenging where appropriate and making recommendations for improvement.
• Use data modelling techniques to analyse findings to create suggestions for strategic and operational improvements or change
• Designing and/or re-designing business processes based on sound analysis and data, rather than anecdotal evidence
• Developing business requirements (e.g. collating and consolidating user stories, use cases etc)
• Knowledge of how systems interact and integrate with each other, including the technologies involved
• Identify the processes and the IT required to introduce your recommendations
• Communicate the benefits of recommendations across the business and address any concern and uncertainty for change

In order to succeed in this role, the successful candidate will have:

• Must hold relevant professional or academic qualification
• Must have at least 5 years relevant experience
• Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to be able to capture, deal with and relay information to other colleagues
• Must be highly self-motivated and directed
• Must be organised with the ability to effectively prioritise and complete tasks in a high pressured environment
• Knowledge of database technology (MS SQL or similar), ETL methods and reporting solutions (Business Objects, Crystal, etc)
• Strong demonstrable experience of business process modelling and re-design
• Knowledge of SharePoint and Enterprise Architecture concepts would be advantageous
• Advance use of MS Excel preferred

The successful candidate will be required to be flexible and work in diverse ways to accommodate organisational needs. You will need to be self-motivated, committed and highly influential.
The ideal candidate will have achieved goals and objectives through positive workforce motivation. Requiring strong problem solving, decision making, organisational, communication, interpersonal, and customer focus skills.


For more information or an informal chat about this role, please contact Seran Houlton on 0161 926 6008 or email

The closing date for this advert is 4th May 2018. However if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date we will close the application.

Styles&Wood is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

6 Layout Production Assistants – Design team, East Midlands

An opportunity has arisen for a team of 6 Layout Production Assistants for a fixed 10 month contract placement to work within the Design Team at our Retail Client’s Head Office in the East Midlands.

Role Overview:

Working directly within our client’s head office, you would be expected to produce retail store layout plans in accordance with our client’s own set model standards and guidelines. The role is office based working within a current well established team, working on multiple stores / projects across the UK and ROI retail estate. This role would be accountable for understanding the brief and applying this to store layouts primarily using AutoCAD and Excel software packages.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Prepare store specific designs at macro and micro levels, ensuring all are compliant to statutory, corporate health and safety, DDA and other applicable commercial initiatives.
• Attend quarterly customer reviews and act on feedback and project performance to improve levels of service.
• Monitor progress of the designs/layouts to the client, design and project teams as necessary.
• Deliver all projects in accordance with the ISO Quality Management Systems & OHAS Environmental Systems, following all relevant current processes and procedures.
• Validate and verify all layouts prior to issue.
• Act in a professional manner at all times, upholding the company values and behaviours and promoting the business at every opportunity.
• Ensure any potential issues on delivery are communicated immediately to your line manager and appropriate actions agreed and implemented.
• Work proactively with colleagues within all offices and those aligned to any particular project/work stream.
• A good level of technical knowledge, including Autocad 2D.
• Ability to follow processes.
• Ability to work to deadlines and be accountable for your actions.
• Spatial awareness & numeracy.

Qualifications & Experience:

• Preferably have knowledge of the retail industry.
• Have experience of working with clients directly.
• Preferably have a recognised qualification in design and/or construction, however relevant experience within a similar discipline will be considered.

The ideal candidate will have:

• Have a flexible attitude.
• Be driven.
• Be keen to learn / fast learner.
• Be a skilled & effective communicator at all levels, both verbally and written.
• Have excellent attention to detail and quality.
• Be self-motivated and can demonstrate a high level of critical thinking.
• Be able to work independently and as part of a team.
• Be commercially minded.
• Have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.


To apply or for more information or an informal chat about this role, please contact Jonathan Smith on

Technologies Project/Delivery Manager – Nottingham Office

An opportunity has arisen for a Technologies Project/Delivery Manager at our Nottingham Office.

Role Overview:

The job holder will be required to project manage and carry out the delivery of the services offered by the Styles&Wood Technologies Delivery team through analysing and detailing the customers’ needs for a solution, transposing these through configuration of the iSite Product Suite, to the deployment and mobilisation of the in house solution within our customer’s environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Develop deep understanding of the division’s range of solutions to support multiple client implementations and software development initiatives.
• Determine the requirements and needs of the customer, through questioning techniques, to understand the actual needs and align with the Styles&Wood Technologies standard product suite, providing concise consultation in order to define clearly the scope and value of the solution.
• Liaise closely with the Solutions Team during customer analysis to ensure all aspects of standardisation are explored and built into the delivery plan.
• Undertake detailed bid preparation, drawing in other key internal stakeholders as required in order to provide cost certainty and maximum forecast margin potential.
• Produce proposal documentation and supporting material, clearly defining the scope, timescales and costs, whilst ensuring the maximum margin return for the business.
• Deliver and deploy projects in line with customer and operational expectations, ensuring all business targets of time, cost and quality are met.
• Ensure the highest quality communication with the customer at all times, ensuring that their expectations are both understood and met and that progress and risks are fully understood by all stakeholders.
• To host weekly project progress updates, and provide clear and structured progress reports to the Operations Manager on a regular basis.
• To ensure optimum planning and allocation of resource throughout the project delivery ensuring progress and risks are clearly and openly communicated.
• Control and secure customer variations from scope, increasing the overall project value and maintaining margin.
• Deliver training to end users and support the mobilisation within the customers’ business.
• Monitor and act upon customer feedback from client meetings and Project Performance Reviews.
• Ensure all projects are undertaken in accordance with the S&W Technologies Operating Model and Delivery Governance Processes, from project creation, bid preparation, delivery, handover and performance review.
• Take full accountability for the quality of customer delivery, both in application (time, cost & quality) and services provided, providing detailed support to the team through the solution delivery cycle.
• Ensure all project documentation and associated correspondence is stored on the internal system.
• Actively engage the client in the leveraging of new business opportunities, ensuring the Account Manager is aware of all potential opportunities as they arise.
• Update and maintain project commercial information in the iSite account tracker.
• Act as exemplar of the business in every respect, specifically with regards to company values and behaviours.

Qualifications & Experience:

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience of project management and delivery of Application/IT projects.
• Prince 2 Foundation
• Agile Methodology

The ideal candidate will:

• Be able to demonstrate strong project management, planning and control capabilities, strong customer engagement skills, experience in process, data and application analytics. This is due to a significant part of the role centring on the conversion of customer requirements into configurable solutions from within the existing product suite, avoiding bespoke development.
• Have strong technical knowledge and be familiar with internet technologies, database structure, software design and the principles of information and knowledge management.

The job holder will be required to travel to multiple UK client sites, with occasional international travel, as required.

The successful candidate will be required to be flexible and work in diverse ways to accommodate organisational needs. You will need to be self-motivated, committed and highly influential.

The ideal candidate will have achieved goals and objectives through positive workforce motivation. Requiring strong problem solving, decision making, organisational, communication, interpersonal, and customer focus skills.

How To Apply

To apply or for more information or an informal chat about this role, please contact Steve Smith on 0115 931 5209 or by email

Styles&Wood is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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