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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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Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprentices

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprentices in our Sale office. We are collaborating with Salford University to offer a part time day release BSc Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship, providing a great opportunity to develop the qualities and skills required to excel in a Quantity Surveying career.

The Quantity Surveyor Apprentice will be jointly responsible with the Project Manager/ Quantity Surveyor for the safety, profitability and quality in delivery of projects under their control, from Gateway 1-8 ensuring completion to the satisfaction of their line manager and client.

Duties include:

• Contribute to the profit and loss performance of the project ensuring financial, commercial and operational reporting processes are followed and to provide accurate information.
• Contribute to account growth including the development of other business strands and service lines within the Styles&Wood Group.
• Contribute to all cash management including the preparation of the respective Cost Value and Reconciliation (CVR) reporting.
• Cost Value and Reconciliation (CVR) reporting.
• Contribute to the implementation of all contractual and commercial agreements with customers.
• Be responsible for the preparation and effective management of the project procurement schedule.
• Actively engage with the project team to promote a positive client relationship management strategy.
• Health and Safety – ensure all projects are delivered to the highest safety standards in accordance with company standards and applicable legislation.

To qualify you need the following:

• 104 UCAS tariff points (if grades are not yet known please submit your application with predicted grades
• Grade C or above in GCSE Maths and English Language
• Be willing and able to travel

For further details on the apprentice degree, with a view to starting in September 2017, see – http://www.salford.ac.uk/ug-courses/quantity-surveying

To apply: To apply please forward your CV to louise.wright@stylesandwood.co.uk and for more information or an informal chat about this role, please contact Louise Wright on 0161 926 6322.

 

Quantity Surveyors and Senior Quantity Surveyors

Styles&Wood is seeking Quantity Surveyors and Senior Quantity Surveyors to work on its expanding portfolio of projects. All candidates will be able to demonstrate past experience working on a range of projects.

The position will be based out of the Head Office in Sale and will include sites visits. Candidates should be ideally located within a reasonable travelling distance to the office.

You will be expected to undertake Quantity Surveying duties from project inception through to completion, including the preparation and negotiation of contract sums.

For the Senior Quantity Surveyor role you will be managing a team of Quantity Surveyors and therefore have the relevant experience.

Qualifications:

• Minimum 2:1 degree in Quantity Surveying
• 4 years+ experience
• Senior Surveyors should have 5 years+ experience
• Used to working in a fast paced deadline driven environment
• Client focused mind set with a can do approach
• Excellent communication skills
• Able to work using own initiative and drive innovation to distinguish us from our competitors

To apply: Send CV and covering letter to Richard Marko, Commercial Executive, Styles&Wood, Cavendish House, Cross Street, Sale, M33 7BU or e-mail to richard.marko@stylesandwood.co.uk

Integrated Management Systems Lead

An opportunity has arisen for an IMS Lead based at our Head Office in Sale, Manchester.

The IMS Lead is responsible for measuring compliance throughout the business and identifying any non-conformances and escalating all issues identified. The IMS Lead is responsible for promoting document control and system compliance.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• To have a detailed knowledge of all policies, procedures and other relevant documentation

• Assist the business in the review of procedures, guidance and templates;

• Undertake and manage compliance and system audits to ensure

• Complete a monthly report on achievements and issues identified – Corrective Actions/Preventive Actions

• Communicate and drive timely close out of corrective actions raised by the Compliance Department and external auditors

• Manage the Integrated Management System and document control process

• Manage the PMS process

• Support the auditing of subcontractors with Supply Chain

• Maintain and renew the company certifications – Chas/Altius/Achilles (any other business awards the business is certified with)

• Co-ordinate information for insurance claims and working with finance to prepare case packs

• Support the Head of Compliance in co-ordination of the Sustainability agenda for the Business

• Set a personal example to all employees and subcontractors

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

•  Experience of completing Internal Audits and Facilitating Surveillance Audits by Registration Bodies

•  Experience of Health & Safety, Environmental or Quality in Construction with Relevant Qualifications

•  Detailed knowledge and a Qualified Lead Auditor to 9001

•  Computer literacy including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word

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 and for more information or an informal chat about this role, please contact Sally Moores on 07508 407 601 or email sally.moores@stylesandwood.co.uk

The closing date for this advert is 31st August 2017.  However if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date we will close the application.

Assistant Systems Accountant

An opportunity has arisen for a Assistant Systems Accountant to work within the the Finance Team at our Head Office in Sale, Manchester.

The Assistant Systems Accountant will support the Group Systems Accountant in managing Finance IT systems, including development, improvements, maintenance and related processes, controls, documentation and training, working closely with Group IT and the system owners of all Group systems.

They will help to ensure that the Group Finance systems are implemented and applied consistently and effectively across the Group companies.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Ensure a thorough understanding of Styles&Wood’s Finance systems and other systems with which it integrates, and the related processes

• Develop and maintain reporting packs in conjunction with the Business Unit accountants and the Group IT Business Analyst

• To be able to communicate effectively to users and customers at all levels in both written and verbal form

Qualifications & Experience:
• Ideally a part qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) or qualified by experience but with strong IT skills (including advanced Excel)
• Must have at least 2 years’ experience working in IT or Finance in a large organisation
• Experience of supporting large Finance Systems, ideally Evision or a different version of Microsoft Navision/Microsoft Dynamics Nav
• 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 pressured environment
• Must be willing to work out of normal office hours where necessary and to travel within the UK

To apply: Send CV and covering letter to Mark Worrell, Styles&Wood, Cavendish House, Cross Street, Sale, M33 7BU or e-mail to Mark.Worrell@stylesandwood.co.uk

The closing date for this advert is Friday 14th July 2017.  However if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date we will close the application.

Head of Operations - Technologies

An opportunity has arisen for a Head of Operations to work within the Styles&Wood technologies team in Nottingham..

The Head of Operations will provide the technical and operational leadership across the enabling services functions of product development, implementation and support services, as well as supporting lead generation in order to deliver business as usual and growth aspirations of the Styles&Wood technology offerings – iSite and Arctick.

Reporting directly to the Director of Portfolio Services this senior role will underscore the ongoing expansion of our technology services offer, both within our own business operations but also directly to existing customers, new customers and future markets.

Roles and Responsibilites

•To manage and lead the 3 core service lines that underpin the Styles&Wood technology offer:
– Product development – New solution design, specification, delivery, updates, testing
– Service delivery including customer system build, implementation and configuration, application support and service desk
– Lead generation – brand positioning, market alignment and sales lead development

• To act as the principle point of liaison between technology services and Managing Executives, ensuring that short, medium and long-term goals are understood and catered
•To provide robust commercial confidence through structured reporting in conjunction with the Commercial Executive, around all aspects of operational expenditure in line with allocated budgets and agreed investment strategies.
•To provide clear and concise resource management and forecasting across all services lines, including people, infrastructure and workload; ensuring competing priorities between customer needs and strategic development are reviewed objectively and where required clear decisions made in support of the overall business goals and drivers.
• In line with direct reports, develop a long term vision for service delivery defining and improving ways of working, process and governance in order to drive the organisation forward.
• To support the business evolution of efficient and effective service delivery in a structured, controlled manner in an often volatile sectors, whist ensuring a pragmatic level of business agility and flexibility is maintained in order to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding business.
• Manage the operations of both on premise and cloud solutions, and interface with the development teams to build and maintain highly efficient relationships
• Driving process optimisation leveraging ITIL service practices and disciplines and interweaving them into operational best practices, enabling teams to implement improvements to provide world class coverage and support.
• To lead 3rd party strategic relationships and drive vendor negotiations to ensure maximum benefit for both parties.
• To support the technology offerings in the production of tenders and bids as needed.
• To provide coaching and support to team members and subsequently manage the team in a highly motivational and enthusiastic manner

Qualifications & Experience:

• Experience in structured development methodologies and business sales cycles
• Experience with integrating support for on premise and cloud based infrastructure.
• Ability to think strategically beyond the needs of the organisation today. The company is growing rapidly and needs someone who can adapt the organisation to grow with it.
• Experience of working with developers in a developer’s environment.
• Experience of managing bespoke in-house infrastructure and applications in addition to traditional vendor systems.
• Ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

To apply: Send CV and covering letter to Martin Ward, Styles&Wood, Cavendish House, Cross Street, Sale, M33 7BU or e-mail to Martin.Ward@stylesandwood.co.uk

The closing date for this advert is Friday 30th June 2017.  However if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date we will close the application.

Lead Generation Manager

An opportunity has arisen for a Lead Generation Sales Manager to work within Styles&Wood technologies team in Nottingham.

The Lead Generation Sales Manager will be responsible for identifying and securing business opportunities to drive the continued growth for both the Styles&Wood technology solutions – iSite and Arctick.

The role encompasses team leadership of a newly formed service function and will be required to drive opportunities through market analysis, brand positioning, campaign management and follow-up ensuring new business opportunities can be handed over to the client facing teams within the respective technology offerings.

Roles & Responsibilities

• Become proficient in the application and benefits of technology offering – iSite and Arctick.
• Develop a deep and thorough understanding of each offerings target markets, including emerging trends, legislation, competitors, events, roles, leaders etc. – developing strategies for product alignment in order to maximise impact and opportunities.
• Work with Business Unit Leads to develop targeted marketing campaigns, ensuring these are designed, delivered and followed up in a professional and efficient manner.
• To support the delivery of specific industry events as determined by the Business Unit Leads including brand positioning, marketing and general planning and organisation
• The management of 3rd party services, ensuring all leads are professionally followed up ensuring that the Styles&Wood brand and company standards are upheld at all times.
• To liaise with Business Unit Executives to ensure that secured leads are positioned correctly, ensuring all background information is transferred to support the very best chance to become realised.
• To ensure the Lead Generation Management system is used at all times to ensure the tracking and management of business knowledge.
• To act as the custodian of the technologies customer database, ensuring this is protected, developed and enhanced over time in order to drive business value and inform decision making.
• To provide statistical reporting on all pipeline activities throughout the sales process.
• To ensure all activities are undertaken in line with the Group Marketing Function ensuring brand protection and alignment.
• To provide coaching and support to team members and subsequently manage the team in a highly motivational and enthusiastic manner.

Qualifications & Experience

• Experience of making outbound sales calls.
• Experience of telemarketing / telesales and managing outbound lead and appointment generation campaigns (B2B or B2C).
• Proven team management / leadership in a call centre / contact centre / telemarketing environment.
• Experience of coaching – Ability to motivate, train and mentor the team – Weekly 121’s and performance reviews.
• Analytical with good attention to detail and able to produce reports.
Professional image, superb business acumen and the willingness to go above and beyond to deliver business objectives.

To apply: Send CV and covering letter to Martin Ward, Styles&Wood, Cavendish House, Cross Street, Sale, M33 7BU or e-mail to Martin.Ward@stylesandwood.co.uk

The closing date for this advert is Friday 30th June 2017.  However if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date we will close the application.

Product Specialist

A permanent opportunity has arisen for a Product Specialist to be based at our Nottingham office.

iSite are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic product specialist to represent the “voice of the customer. ” By working with both internal and offshore teams to ensure that the developed product is delivering maximum business value.

As a product specialist you will be working closely with key stakeholders and implementation consultants to translate functional requirements into user stories (features), to be delivered in an ‘Agile Scrum’ based environment.

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

• Have experience in any of the following:
– Retail
– Banking & Leisure
– Hospitality
– Finance
– Public Sector

• Have experience of ITIL, Scrum Master and Agile Project Management
•  Have advanced Excel skills

To apply: Send CV and covering letter to Sophia Lee, Styles&Wood, Ruddington Fields Business Park, Oak House, Mere Way, Ruddington, NGll 6JS or via e-mail to Sophia.Lee@stylesandwood.co.uk

The closing date for this advert is Friday 2nd June 2017.  However if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date we will close the application.

 

Building Services Manager

A permanent opportunity has arisen for a Building Services Manager to work within the Building Services Team at out Head Office in Sale, Manchester.

The Building Services Manager will provide technical advice and support to Business Unit leadership, account leadership and project teams in managing all elements of engineering services from supplier selection, tender enquiry, design, procurement, co-ordination, installation, commissioning, and defects completion.

Roles & Responsibilities – Key tasks that will be subject to audit:

• Carry out periodic M&E audits if deemed appropriate based on complexity of M&E content (CS 22 to Jigsaw)
• Ensure that a commissioning programme is developed and issued, with assistance from a planner if necessary (CS 34 to Jigsaw)

Enabling tasks to facilitate completion of audited key tasks:

• Check compliance of M&E tender returns and advise Bid Manager

• Prepare M&E bid support document content (if required)

• Review contract documents to advise Planner re: M&E procurement and programme requirements, and identify discrepancies & missing M&E information

• Investigate and advise Project Manager regarding: utility connections – gas, water, electric, phone lines, fire strategy cause / effect document, design compliance with landlords system requirements, design compliance with building regulations, commissioning strategy, process for signing off completed work / sections

• Development of an Engineering Services Supply Chain in support of the Supply Chain Management team

• Assist Business Unit and account leadership with the development of the project teams technical understanding of engineering services management, co-ordination and integration

• Ensure all M&E subcontractors provide programmes, reports and schedules to an appropriate standard, and ensure that all strategic and key suppliers share best practice and innovation to develop sector leading standards in M&E management information.

Qualifications & Experience:
Likely to be educated to HNC, degree or equivalent, or membership of the CIOB or CIBSE.

The role of Building Services Manager for Styles&Wood requires an appropriately experienced individual, equipped with the technical expertise to advise all levels of project and account teams regarding issues of procurement, design, management, co-ordination and commissioning of M&E services on new build or complex phased refurbishment projects.

The Building Services Manager must have the ability to examine all available information, discuss complex technical issues with design professionals and statutory bodies, and provide appropriate direction and advice to colleagues, customers and suppliers.

Health & Safety Training:

• PMS
• RAMS
• Asbestos Manager 2 day
• CSCS
• Temporary Works

Temporary Works

To apply: Send CV and covering letter to Sophia Lee, Styles&Wood, Ruddington Fields Business Park, Oak House, Mere Way, Ruddington, NGll 6JS or via e-mail to Sophia.Lee@stylesandwood.co.uk

The closing date for this advert is Friday 7th July 2017.  However if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date we will close the application.

 

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