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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.

Graduates & Apprentices

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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VACANCIES

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CDM Principal Design Services Assistant – Nottingham Office

An opportunity has arisen for a CDM Principal Design Services Assistant to work in our Nottingham Office.

Role Overview:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the efficient delivery of the Principal Designer service to new and existing Client Accounts. Working as part of the Principal Design team to achieve the Annual Operating Plan and objectives, leading to the profitable growth of the Styles&Wood Design business.

Duties include:

– Undertake relevant training / CPD activities to improve Construction Health and Safety and design knowledge and understanding.
– Responsible for ensuring the Principal Designer function is carried out effectively under the direction of the PD Services Manager.
– Working with in-house designers to ensure all relevant aspects of the CDM Regulations 2015 are adhered to and the PD service is effectively delivered.
– Deputising for the CDM PD Services Manager as required.
– Act in a professional manner at all times, upholding the company values and behaviours and promoting the business at every opportunity.
– Work proactively with colleagues within all offices and those aligned to any particular project / work stream by our outsource partners.
– Be willing to learn and work collaboratively with a highly knowledgeable, close knit team.
– Be willing to continually develop your professional knowledge and have a desire to continually improve.
– Support the training and overall competence of the Design department in terms of Principal Designer responsibilities.

Qualifications and Experience:

– Likely to be educated to diploma level or similar (design / construction related qualification is desirable)
– Experience in design, construction and / or health and safety requirements and regulations is desirable.
– This position is core to the Styles&Wood Design business and requires individuals who are familiar with design and construction processes.
– Whilst a recognised qualification in design / construction / health and safety is desirable, relevant experience within a similar discipline will be considered.
– Experience of working with demanding private sector customers in a fast paced environment.
– The ideal candidate will have Recognised training in CDM 2015 Regulations and NEBOSH Certificate (Construction) or equivalent.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply or for more information, please contact HR & Payroll on hrandpayroll@stylesandwood.co.uk 

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.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply or for more information or an informal chat about this role, please contact Jonathan Smith on Jonathan.Smith@maraq.co.uk.

CDM Principal Design Services Advisor – Nottingham or London Office

An opportunity has arisen for a CDM Principal Design Services Advisor for our Nottingham or London Office.

Role Overview:

Reporting directly to the Principal Design (PD) Services Manager, and with their direction, the role holder will be responsible for providing a competent and effective Principal Designer Service.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Working with in-house designers to ensure all relevant aspects of the CDM Regulations 2015 are adhered to and the PD Service is effectively delivered.
• Deputising for the CDM PD Services Manager as required.

Qualifications & Experience:

• Possess and maintain (via CPD) Health and Safety and construction oriented relevant technical training.
• As the position will involve national travel you must hold a full clean driving license and be willing to spend occasional nights away from home.

The ideal candidate will have:

• Have the relevant experience in design, construction, and Health and Safety requirements and regulations to be competent to undertake the Principal Designer role.
• Hold a recognised Health and Safety qualification – GradIOSH preferable.
• Have a desire to continually improve knowledge and understanding of health and safety best practice, and design and construction processes.
• Be familiar with construction processes from design inception to project completion and thereafter premises maintenance.
• Be familiar with design risk management processes.
• Be located within reasonable travelling distance of the office in which you are based or willing to relocate to a suitable locale.
• Have experience of working with demanding private sector customers in a fast paced environment.
• Have strong interpersonal and communication skills to ensure that everyone involved in the project communicates and cooperates, coordinating their work wherever required.
• Have excellent literacy, numeracy and IT skills.
• Act in a professional manner at all times, upholding the company values and behaviours and promoting the business at every opportunity.
• Work proactively with colleagues within all offices and those aligned to any particular project / work stream by our outsource partners.
• Be willing to learn and work collaboratively with a highly knowledgeable, close knit team.
• Support the training and overall competence of the Design department in terms of Principal Designer responsibilities.

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 Lauren Watts on 0115 931 5227 or by email Lauren.Watts@stylesandwood.co.uk.

The closing date for this advert is Friday 9th March 2018. However, if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date we will close the application.

Administrator – Education Team, Sale office

An opportunity has arisen for an Administrator to work within the Education Team at our Sale Office.

Role Overview:

The Administrator is responsible for the provision of administrative support for the Education account.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• To provide general administrative support to the Education team (including printing, photocopying and scanning).
• To collate and prepare information packs for various client/contractor meetings and start on site.
• Upload documentation to Novus/JIGS&W following company protocol.
• Download and upload documentation from/to client specific portals following client protocol.
• Ensure documentation is recorded and distributed to relevant parties following company protocol.
• Liaise with project team members and sub-contractors to gain project specific information for meeting packs and presentations.
• To provide a central point of control within the account to ensure procurement of stationary and relevant supplies for the project teams.
• Assist with event planning as and when required including meeting room set up and clearing.
• Take meeting minutes at weekly team meeting and distribute.
• Assist account team with training of JIGS&W/processes, etc.

Qualifications & Experience:

• Experience in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of software, specifically Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
• Experience in administering BIM compliant projects is desirable.
• Experience in document control and distribution for Construction projects is preferable.
• The ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines.
• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

How To Apply

To apply or for more information or an informal chat about this role, please contact Sarah Morton on 0161 926 6268 or by email Sarah.Morton@stylesandwood.co.uk.

The closing date for this advert is Friday 9th March 2018. However, if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date we will close the application.

Styles&Wood is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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