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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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Technical Support Analyst

An opportunity has arisen for a Technical Support Analyst to work within our IT Team at our Head Office in Sale, Manchester.

The Technical Support Analyst will provide support and advice on all aspects of IT infrastructure at Styles&Wood including day-to-day monitoring of systems, change management, implementation of new systems, and associated projects and any other business as usual activity.

The Technical Support Analyst is also the primary escalation point for the Servicedesk, acting as members of the Servicedesk and assisting in the transfer of skills and knowledge.

Key duties include:

• Provide 2nd and 3rd line support in the resolution of service desk calls in a structured manner, ensuring customer focus throughout and recording all actions taken on service desk system
• Provide technical guidance, support and training to Servicedesk Team
• Ensure asset (including hardware and software licensing) information is maintained
• Monitor and manage infrastructure including deployment, monitoring, scheduled maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of IT systems, including networks, data centers, servers, operating systems, and associated hardware
• Monitor and manage the daily data backup solutions and all information security aspects of infrastructure including processes and education of end users
• Administration of group policies and active directory, utilising powershell and other utilities wherever possible to automate and reduce manual work
• Escalation of unresolved calls to 3rd party suppliers whilst retaining ownership of the call
• Working as a team to ensure appropriate 2nd and 3rd line technical support cover is offered to accommodate business working patterns
• Communicating effectively to users and customers at all levels including Executive Directors

Qualifications & Experience:

• Must hold relevant professional or academic qualification (MCP, ITIL Practitioner etc)
• Must have at least 5 years’ experience working in IT in a large organisation/enterprise
• 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
• Must be willing to work out of normal office hours where necessary

HOW TO APPLY

To apply send covering letter and CV to Ryan O’Reilly via email at Ryan.OReilly@stylesandwood.co.uk

The closing date for this advert is Friday 23rd May,  However if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date we will close the application.

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

Trainee Facilities Manager

An opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Facilities Manager to work within the Lifecycle Facilities Services Team at our Head Office in Sale, Manchester.

The role of Trainee Facilities Manager will be to make sure that clients’ needs are met. In this role, you will develop quickly to be responsible for the management of services and processes that support the core business of a client organisation.

This is a diverse role with a range of responsibilities that will be dependent on the structure and size of the client organisation and their service requirements. We generally focus on innovation in best business practice, improving efficiency, reducing operating costs and increasing productivity.

The Trainee Facilities Manager will be involved in both strategic planning and day-to-day operations, particularly in relation to buildings and premises.

Likely areas of responsibility include:

• Building and grounds maintenance
• Lifecycle management
• Minor works projects
• Cleaning
• Catering and vending
• Health & Safety
• Procurement and contract management
• Security
• Space management
• Utilities and communications infrastructure

Experience:

• Ability to work independently whilst interacting with the rest of the team; working when and where required; travelling between different company offices
• A thorough knowledge of facilities management, is required including property and procurement processes gained through degree level (facilities management, property, engineering or construction specific degree) qualification
• Possession of a valid driving licence for travel within the UK would be desirable

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

The closing date for this advert is Friday 16th June 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.

 

 

 

Interior Designer/Architect (London Based)

 

A permanent opportunity has arisen for an accomplished Interior Designer/Architect in an established UK based retail and commercial design agency, which sits within a multi-disciplinary practice, to work at our Farringdon office in London.

Key skills and experience:

• Ability to work across a variety of projects and produce technical packages
• Liaising with internal/external clients
• Liaising closely with the project team, external consultants and suppliers
• Experience in site surveys
• Excellent attention to detail, ensuring all dimensions are accurate and technical drawings are carefully considered and correct
• Minimum of three years experience of relevant industry experience
• Fast learner
• Job running experience preferred
•  Retail and/or office experience preferred

Key attributes of the candidate should include:

• A skilled and effective communicator
• Written and spoken English for business qualification required if English is not first language, either EBC, BEC or IBET or equivalent
• Self motivated, bright and can demonstrate a high level of critical thinking
• Must be able to work independently and in a team
• Ability to work across a variety of accounts at one time
• Demonstrate technical and creative abilities

Salary dependent on experience. Some travel in the UK will be required, which may also require overnight stays on occasion.

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

The closing date for the advert is Friday 22nd June 2017. However if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date we will close the application.

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