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  • Location: Bristol  Ref.: VA348

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    Site Supervisor

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 121-year heritage and as a leading specialist in planned and responsive maintenance, refurbishment and new build we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our continued success we are seeking an enthusiastic Site Supervisor to work from our Bristol Office, covering the surrounding areas.  The role will be working on Refurbishment and Planned works. 

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a similar position and be able to work closely with operational teams on a variety contracts in order to meet strict business deadlines.

    A valid CSCS Card and SMSTS would be a distinct advantage.

    Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of Refurbishment/Planned works contracts.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard.

    With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

  • Location: Warrington  Ref.: VA376

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    Contracts Manager

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning  property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.  

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Contracts Manager to work from our Warrington office.

    Benefits 

    • Competitive Salary
    • Company car
    • Discounted healthcare scheme
    • Pension 

    Summary – Contracts Manager

    With responsibility for the control and management of a number of Site Managers the Contracts Manager will ensure contracts are completed to programme, with zero defects, within budget and with no risk to Health & Safety of their operation team, the client or the general public.

    The successful candidate will be client facing and have strong experience in Refurbishment, Planned works and Cyclical Painting Contracts, in particular within the public sector.  Estimating experience would be beneficial.

    Must be commercially aware, fully conversant with construction contracts with good Health & Safety knowledge.

    Key Responsibilities – Contracts Manager

    Pre-Contract

    • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders.
    • Assist in the development of the procurement programme.
    • Assist in the presentation of the contract brief to the client.

    Contract

    • Manage the selection and formation of site personnel teams (inc. sub contractors) as determined by individual contracts.
    • Manage site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the requirements of individual contracts.
    • Control individual contract progress towards completion.
    • Control individual contract budgets.
    • Ensure all necessary contract documentation / reports are accurate and produced on time.

    Key skills

    • Holds the relevant qualifications.
    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Ideally have experience of Planned Works Contracts.
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office and MS Projects.
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence.

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE ALL FEES

     
  • Location: Bristol  Ref.: VA384

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    Painting Supervisor

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in painting, decorating, building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Painting Supervisors to work from our Bristol office, covering the surrounding area. 

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a similar position and be able to work closely with operational teams on a variety contracts in order to meet strict business deadlines.

    • Full UK Driving Licence.
    • NVQ/City & Guilds in Painting/Decorating
    • SMSTS
    • First Aid and asbestos awareness 

    Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of painting contracts.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard.

    With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

  • Location: Birmingham  Ref.: VA397

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    Multi-Skilled Joiner/plumber

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Multi-Skilled Joiner/plumber to work as part of our busy reactive maintenance team, and it would be covering the Birmingham area. 

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of joinery work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills such as; Basic Plumbing, Patch Plastering; Patch Decorating.

    The candidate would need to be available to be added to a rota for an out of hours call out. 

    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held.

    Predominantly the sector that the individual would be working on is Social Housing within the West Midlands and surrounding areas, therefore experience of this sector would be favourable.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. 

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE 

  • Location: Stoke  Ref.: VA391

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    Quantity Surveyor  (New Build)

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning  property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.                                                           

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor to work for our New Build team from our Stoke on Trent office.

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Discounted healthcare scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Quantity Surveyor

    The role is to obtain and evaluate information to ensure a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials and services for designated build projects/contracts. Whilst liaising with Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated build project/ contracts. Site working/visits in and around the area.

    Key Responsibilities - Quantity Surveyor

    • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders to demanding timescales.
    • Assist in the development of the procurement programme and carrying out sub-contractor procurement
    • Prepare and monitor cash flow forecast for designated projects.
    • Prepare and submit monthly applications for payment to the Client/Client’s representative.
    • Prepare monthly valuation reports for Novus Property Solutions Ltd Senior Management.
    • Submit invoices for certified value and ensure payments are received on time.
    • Value and authorise payments to sub-contractors.
    • Liaise with Contract Managers to establish the project specification and requirements.
    • Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary, building relationships and demonstrating excellent communication skills.
    • Monitor the contract progress, assess and report any changes that may affect project costs and or time scale.
    • Assist in the control of individual contract budgets.

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Holds the relevant qualifications
    • Must be an experienced Construction Quantity Surveyor – including social/affordable housing
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

     NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE ALL FEES

               

     
  • Location: Stoke  Ref.: VA407

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    Site Manager (New Build)

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 30 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 118-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Site Manager to work for the Build team from our Stoke on Trent Head Office, covering a 50 mile radius. West Midlands – Cheshire – Derbyshire – Staffordshire. 

    Benefits

    • Salary Competitive
    • Company Car
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme 
    • Pension
    • 23 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Site Manager

    The role of the Site Manager is to ensure the smooth operation of a designated site.

    With responsibility for the supervision of a number of site personnel including subcontractors, the Site Manager will ensure all site personnel carry out their designated tasks efficiently and effectively to enable the contract to be completed on time, with zero defects, within budget and with no risk to the Health & Safety of their operational team, the Client or the general public.

    The successful candidate will have strong experience in Refurbishment and New Build, working on both public and private sector.

    Main Responsibilities – Site Manager

    • Assist in the selection of site labour.
    • Assist in the procurement of materials and equipment Site Management
    • Assist in the selection of  subcontractors.
    • Manage site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the quality standards expected and programme set.
    • Ensure projects are snagged and defects remedied before handover.
    • Ensure site is safe and secure at all times.
    • Contribute to the control individual contract budgets minimising waste and maximising labour outputs.
    • Ensure all necessary contract documentation/reports are accurate and produced on time.

    Key skills

    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Essential to have minimum of 10 years experience of New Build, traditionally procured and design build.
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office & Project
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence.

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.     

      
  • Location: Basingstoke  Ref.: VA403

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    Multi-Skilled Trade Operative

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Multi-Skilled Operative to work as part of our busy responsive maintenance team working out of our Basingstoke office and covering the surrounding area. 

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking various aspects of construction work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills such as; Carpentry, Plumbing, Tiling and  Decorating works.

    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held. A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held.

    Predominantly the sector that the individual would be working on is Social Housing, Education, Health and Commercial and therefore experience of these sectors would be favourable.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

  • Location: Guildford  Ref.: VA401

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    Multi Skilled Trade Operative

    We are NOVUS.

    We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking to recruit Qualified Multi Skilled Trade Operative to cover in and around the Guilford area. 

    Applications are invited from experienced Multi Skilled Operatives, ideally with an NVQ level 3 and a current valid CSCS Card.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE THE FEES

     
  • Location: Portsmouth  Ref.: VA402

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    Multi Skilled Trade Operative

    We are NOVUS.

    We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking to recruit Qualified Multi Skilled Tradesperson to work out of our Office in Basingstoke, covering Portsmouth and the surrounding area.

    Applications are invited from experienced Multi Skilled Operatives, ideally with an NVQ level 3 and a current valid CSCS Card.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE THE FEES

     
  • Location: Gateshead  Ref.: VA421

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    Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor                                                                     

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning  property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.   

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor to work from our Gateshead office.

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive dependent upon experience
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme 
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary Quantity Surveyor

    The role is to obtain and evaluate information to ensure a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials and services for designated refurbishment/maintenance projects/contracts. Whilst liaising with Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated project/ contracts. Site working/visits in and around Gateshead and Surrounding areas. Experience within Social Housing and Refurbishment is essential.

    Key Responsibilities - Quantity Surveyor

    • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders to demanding timescales.
    • Assist in the development of the procurement programme.
    • Prepare and monitor cash flow forecast for designated projects.
    • Prepare and submit monthly applications for payment to the Client/Client’s representative.
    • Prepare monthly valuation reports for Novus Property Solutions Ltd Senior Management.
    • Submit invoices for certified value and ensure payments are received on time.
    • Value and authorise payments to sub-contractors.
    • Liaise with Contract Managers to establish the project specification and requirements.
    • Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary, building relationships and demonstrating excellent communication skills.
    • Monitor the contract progress, assess and report any changes that may affect project costs and or time scale.
    • Assist in the control of individual contract budgets.

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Holds the relevant qualifications
    • Must be an experienced Construction Quantity Surveyor
    • Essential to have worked with refurbishments and Social Housing.
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

     

  • Location: Stoke  Ref.: VA424

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    Commercial Auditor

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.   

    As a result of a promotion we are seeking an enthusiastic Commercial Auditor to ideally work from one of our North West or Midlands locations or alternatively HQ in Stoke on Trent.  The role will require national travel with regular nights away from home. 

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary: Commercial Auditor

    Undertake the commercial audit across operational offices to validate existence and accuracy of work in progress and historically reported valuations. Audit subcontractor procurement.

    Report audit findings to the local management, Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team recommending remedial actions as appropriate.

    Provide feedback and coaching to quantity surveyors to improve consistency and accuracy.

    Main Responsibilities – Commercial Auditor

    • Create an annual audit plan that ensures every office’s valuations are audited a minimum of once per year.
    • Undertake Commercial Audits in accordance with the agreed programme to ensure company policies and procedures are adhered to and commercial risks to the business is minimised.
    • Audits to incorporate checks on subcontractor engagement, work in progress validation, correct coding of costs, revenue maximisation.
    • Provide commercial teams with guidance and support in re-establishing correct procedures and revisit offices within three months where a routine audit identifies notable concerns.
    • Undertake targeted investigations / audit of contracts indicating abnormal results as instructed by the Board and promptly reporting findings.
    • Support the commercial and contractual risk management procedures and contribute to their development.
    • Provide guidance on the preparation and submission of monthly valuations and deliver training to managers and surveyors to ensure commercial procedures are followed as required.
    • Monitor and provide guidance on contract procurement activity including assessment of the financial impact of different procurement options.

    Skills and Experience – Commercial Auditor

    • Must have knowledge and previous experience of working as a Quantity Surveyor
    • Audit experience desirable but not essentail
    • Commercially astute
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Flexibility with regards to travel - remote working within a multi-sited, national role
    • A desire to reach informed conclusions through substantive work
    • Outstanding communications skills both written and verbal

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

  • Location: Stoke  Ref.: VA418

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    IT Support Senior Engineer / Supervisor

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning  property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations/Operations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.  

    We are seeking an enthusiastic IT Support Engineer/Supervisor to work from our Stoke on Trent HQ, this is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team.

    Summary – IT Support Senior Engineer/Supervisor

    Supervise the IT Support team, take the lead support role and act as a mentor to the team.

    Carry out support duties at all levels and undertake project work as required.

    Responsibilities include acknowledging helpdesk calls and resolving or distributing to the appropriate member of the team using the helpdesk package. Delivery of support to all users and operations within Novus and its parent company.

    Ensure all calls are logged on the helpdesk and are dealt with in a timely manner to meet the applicable SLA. Carry out any aspects of IT maintenance and project delivery, including repairing and installing IT equipment and software.

     Main Responsibilities – IT Support Senior Engineer/Supervisor

    • Report any breaches of the IT Security policy to the IT Security manager.
    • Maintain and Troubleshoot a wide range of systems and devices including all forms of desktop and mobile hardware, Office365, Intune and Active Directory.
    • You and your team will act as the principal contact in the initial troubleshooting of all IT problems; resolving where possible, escalating or referring where not.
    • Ensure the smooth running of the Novus IT infrastructure and systems, including anti-virus software, file & print services, email provision or any other core business system.
    • Schedule and implement upgrades of hardware and software systems as and when appropriate.
    • Implementing security procedures and ensure virus protection software is regularly updated to uphold the security of Novus data from internal and external attack.
    • Operate constant maintenance programmes to help reduce failures in hardware and software; ensure appropriate “housekeeping” tasks are implemented.
    • Liaise with external suppliers and supporting agents in order to properly resolve issues and enhance all Novus systems.
    • Evaluate user and system needs, delivering training where appropriate including inducting new staff onto IT systems.
    • Input into one-off projects where necessary and requested, such as phone system role outs or any other infrastructure changes.
    • Provide support and guidance to all staff and business operations in the use of IT and provide feedback to the management on any deficiencies in skills/training/experience.
    • Maintain an effective Asset Register so the business can audit and report on IT asset allocation and costs.
    • Monitor the use of hardware and software to ensure that all software is licensed and that the relevant licensing laws are adhered to.
    • Ensure that IT facilities meet the needs of individuals projects and the business.
    • Provide and ensure secure access to the Novus network for remote users and sites.
    • Keep up to date with the latest technologies.
    • Be aware of and take part in the businesses development framework and participate in training and development activities as required.

    Key Skills

    • Relevant IT qualifications essential
    • Must be experienced in Active director/Office 365/Lan Technologies/SIP Telephony/Mobile devise management as a minimum
    • Previous team leader experience would be a distinct advantage

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE ALL FEES

  • Location: Tunbridge Wells  Ref.: VA427

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    Multi Skilled Carpenter/Trade Operative

    We are NOVUS.

    We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking to recruit a Qualified Multi Skilled Carpenter to cover in and around the Kent area. 

    Applications are invited from experienced Multi Skilled Operatives, ideally with an NVQ level 3 and a current valid CSCS Card. Applicants who have general building experience will be at an advanatge. 

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE THE FEES

     
  • Location: Milton Keynes  Ref.: VA428

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    Multi Skilled Carpenter/Trade Operative

    We are NOVUS.

    We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking to recruit Qualified Multi Skilled Carpenter to cover in and around the Bedfordshire area. 

    Applications are invited from experienced Multi Skilled Operatives, ideally with an NVQ level 3 and a current valid CSCS Card. Applicants who have general building experience will be at an advanatge. 

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE THE FEES

     
  • Location: St Albans  Ref.: VA429

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    Multi Skilled Carpenter/Trade Operative

    We are NOVUS.

    We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking to recruit Qualified Multi Skilled Carpenter to cover in and around the Hertfordshire area. 

    Applications are invited from experienced Multi Skilled Operatives, ideally with an NVQ level 3 and a current valid CSCS Card. Applicants who have general building experience will be at an advanatge. 

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE THE FEES

     
  • Location: Stoke  Ref.: VA423

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    Marcomms Manager

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.   

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Marcomms Manager to ideally work from our Stoke on Trent Head Office

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary - Marcomms Manager

    Working within a busy and vibrant office, directly reporting to the Head of Client Engagement and Communications and working closely with other team members.  The Marcomms Manager will take overall responsibility for Marketing and Communications across the Company.

    Develop sales campaigns and projects with a view to increasing sales.  Ensuring effective flow of internal & external communication and to continually increase brand awareness,

    Main Responsibilities – Marcomms Manager

    • Develop and deliver annual marketing communication plan aligned to company objectives
    • Manage marketing budget and continually seek best value for money solutions
    • Work in liaison with key stakeholders to develop appropriate marketing campaigns and initiatives with a view to maximise sales
    • Conduct and utilise analysis of competitor information, customer research and market conditions when developing marketing solutions for the business 
    • Creation and publication of all marketing material in line with marketing plans
    • Work closely and support Brand Manager in devising and executing the brand strategy, including PR, social media, Video and Photography projects
    • Work closely with the Brand Manager and Assistant to develop deign and creative ideas
    • Develop strategies and systems to continually improve internal customer experience
    • Monitor effectiveness of marketing campaigns and initiatives and ROI
    • Manage both internal and external company communications via company website, social media, intranet news feeds, newsletters, emails and text messaging
    • Monitor and report on effectiveness of marketing communications to drive continuous improvement.
    • Liaise with clients to deliver communication requirements.
    • Manage social media complaints; work with relevant functions and clients when applicable.
    • Develop and manage PR plan, inc.PR campaigns, PR events, utilising social media and SEO agencies.
    • Manage and arrange internal and external events including award ceremonies and roadshows and represent the Company at industry events

    Skills and Experience – Marcomms Manager

    • Must be experienced in Social Media Management/Brand Management and Marketing
    • Good experience of Googly analytics, PPC and SEO required
    • Must have previous relevant skills in event planning and management
    • Degree in Marketing is preferred
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal is a pre-requisite including copy writing skills.
    • Strong Stakeholder management skills
    • Must be commercially astute and have strong analytical skills

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

  • Location: Manchester  Ref.: VA426

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    Site Manager

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 121-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our success  we have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Site Manager to work for our Warrington office. The role will be covering Manchester and surrounding areas. 

    Benefits

    • Salary Competitive
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme
    • Fleet Van
    • Pension
    • 23 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Site Manager

    The role of the Site Manager is to ensure the smooth operation of a designated site.

    With responsibility for the supervision of a number of site personnel including subcontractors, the Site Manager will ensure all site personnel carry out their designated tasks efficiently and effectively to enable the contract to be completed on time, with zero defects, within budget and with no risk to the Health & Safety of their operational team, the Client or the general public.

    The successful candidate will have strong experience in Refurbishment, Re-fit, cyclical works and Maintenance, ideally within a Hospital/live environment.

    Main Responsibilities – Site Manager

    • Assist in the selection of site labour.
    • Assist in the procurement of materials and equipment
    • Assist in the selection of  sub contractors.
    • Manage site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the quality standards expected and programme set.
    • Ensure projects are snagged and defects remedied before handover.
    • Ensure site is safe and secure at all times.
    • Contribute to the control individual contract budgets minimising waste and maximising labour outputs.
    • Ensure all necessary contract documentation/reports are accurate and produced on time.

    Key skills

    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Essential to have minimum of 5 years experience of Site Management.
    • Experience of working as Site Manager within a Hospital would be extremely beneficial.
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office & Project
    • Must be flexible in hours of work (as may be required to work nights as and when required), travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence.
    • Ipaf, Pasma and First Aid preferred

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.     

     

  • Location: Warrington  Ref.: VA425

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    Helpdesk Planner

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.   

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Helpdesk Planner to work from our Warrington office.

    Benefits

    • 24 days holidays & BH
    • Pension
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme

    Main Responsibilities – Helpdesk Planner

    • Using the latest Company I.T systems to provide a Helpdesk support service.
    • Telephone enquiries.
    • Input orders on to company data base.
    • Keep a diary of requested/allocated work.
    • Liaise between, Clients, Managers and Operatives.
    • Check jobs are carried out correctly and on time.
    • Monitor active dashboard and interactive planner at all times.
    • Schedule all work onto PDA’s using the correct job lengths and within specified timescales.
    • Scheduling work to contractors.
    • Logging and following up of emergency call out orders.
    • Chase orders that are awaiting materials with the Contracts Manager/Quality manager/Contractors.
    • Rescheduling of follow-on orders and updating the clients.
    • Monitoring/acknowledging/reschedule rejected works from subcontractor.
    • Applying for work extension with the client.
    • Updating Impact with relevant notes.
    • Liaising with Contracts Manager regarding orders nearing completion target.
    • Monitoring orders to ensure completion within specified target.
    • Deal with internal and external communications and record and/or report information as necessary.
    • Ensure all necessary contract data, documentation and reports are accurate and produced on time.

    Key skills

    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Previous helpdesk planning experience essential
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
    • Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance Company.

    NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE ALL FEES.

     
  • Location: York  Ref.: VA413

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    Quantity Surveyor                                                                    

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning  property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.   

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor to work from our York office.

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive dependent upon experience
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme 
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary Quantity Surveyor

    The role is to obtain and evaluate information to ensure a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials and services for designated refurbishment/maintenance projects/contracts. Whilst liaising with Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated project/ contracts. Site working/visits in and around the Yorkshire area. Experience within Social Housing and Refurbishment is essential.

    Key Responsibilities - Quantity Surveyor

    • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders to demanding timescales.
    • Assist in the development of the procurement programme.
    • Prepare and monitor cash flow forecast for designated projects.
    • Prepare and submit monthly applications for payment to the Client/Client’s representative.
    • Prepare monthly valuation reports for Novus Property Solutions Ltd Senior Management.
    • Submit invoices for certified value and ensure payments are received on time.
    • Value and authorise payments to sub-contractors.
    • Liaise with Contract Managers to establish the project specification and requirements.
    • Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary, building relationships and demonstrating excellent communication skills.
    • Monitor the contract progress, assess and report any changes that may affect project costs and or time scale.
    • Assist in the control of individual contract budgets.

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Holds the relevant qualifications
    • Must be an experienced Construction Quantity Surveyor
    • Essential to have worked with refurbishments and Social Housing.
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

     

  • Location: Basingstoke  Ref.: VA408

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    Ground Worker

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 121-year heritage and as a leading specialist in planned and responsive maintenance, refurbishment and new build we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Ground Worker to work for our Basingstoke office, covering Oxford, Reading and Slough areas. 

    Applications are welcome from experienced candidates, who are comfortable with the following skills; fencing, paving slabs, block paving, kerbs, drainage and underground mains. Candidates with experience in brick and block work would be at a distinct advantage. A successful candidate will need to provide evidence of qualifications and training.  

     We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard.

    With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered equal opportunities empolyer. 

    STRICTLY NO AGENCIES 

     

     

     

  • Location: Basingstoke  Ref.: VA419

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    Planned Works Site Supervisor

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning  property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations/Operations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.  

    We are seeking an enthusiastic Planned Works Supervisor to work from our Basingstoke  office, the role will cover Reading, Slough, Oxford, Guildford and Portsmouth and Southampton locations.

    Benefits

    • Competitive Salary
    • Company Car
    • Discounted healthcare scheme
    • Pension
    • 23 days holidays & BH

    Summary – Planned Works Site Supervisor

    Experienced Planned Works Site Supervisor to liaise with contractors, suppliers and clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated projects with both public and private sector organisations.

    The successful candidate will be client facing and have strong experience gained in Refurbishment, Decent Homes & Cyclical Maintenance contracts within the Public Sector market. Experience in roofing contracts would be an additional advantage.

    The workstreams will consist of Kitchens, Bathrooms, UPVC Doors & Windows, Roof Replacements and Heating Upgrades.

    Main responsibilities – Planned Works Site Supervisor

    • Arrange, Manage and Programme works
    • Prepare risk assessments and method statements
    • Ordering of materials through value works procurement
    • Attend pre-start meetings
    • Ensure smooth running of a number of contracts with zero defects
    • Procure any necessary labour to complete the job
    • Fully conversant with all aspects of construction contracts

    Key requirements

    • Must hold a current SMSTS
    • Must have a background of Refurbishment, Decent Homes and Cyclical Maintenance
    • Hold a full UK driving licence and be flexible with regards to travel
    • Health and Safety knowledge essential
    • Must be fully conversant with MS Office

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the

    Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    No Agencies please. 

  • Location: Thetford  Ref.: VA431

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    Trainee/Assistant Quantity Surveyor

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.

     As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Trainee/Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work from our Thetford office.

    Benefits

    • Salary range £competitive
    • 24 Days Hols & BH
    • Pension
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme 

    Summary – Trainee Quantity Surveyor

    The role of the Trainee/Assistant Quantity Surveyor is to assist in obtaining and evaluating information to help ensure a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials and services for a number of designated projects / contracts at our Thetford Operation.

    Liaise with the Contracts management team, Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information; costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of a designated project / contract.

    The Trainee role would be an ideal position for a Graduate or a final year University student or at Assistant level a recently qualified graduate with 1/2 years work experience.

    Main Responsibilities – Trainee/Assistant Quantity Surveyor

    Typically, the trainee/assistant, under the direction of the QS, or other designated supervisor, will be expected to assist with the following duties:

    Contract

    • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders
    • Assist in the development of the procurement programme
    • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of cash flow forecast for designated projects
    • Assist in the preparation of monthly valuation reports for Novus Property Solutions Ltd’s Senior Management
    • Submit invoices for certified value and ensure payments are received on time
    • Liaise with Contract Managers to establish the project specification and requirements
    • Liaise with Contractors, Suppliers and the Client to establish project specification and requirements
    • Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary
    • Monitor the contract progress, assess and report any changes that may affect project costs and or time scale
    • Assist in the control of individual contract budgets
    • Ensure all necessary contract documentation / reports are accurate and produced on time

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Holds or is working towards a Quantity Surveying degree
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Willingness and enthusiasm to learn and develop skills to becoming a fully experienced Quantity Surveyor
    • A good knowledge of Maths is essential 
    • Further development will be provided for the right candidate

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

               

     
  • Location: Thetford  Ref.: VA432

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    Operations Manager (Reactive and Planned Maintenance)

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning  property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.  

    We are seeking an enthusiastic Operations Manager to manage our Thetford Operation.  The role will be working on various contracts, Reactive, Refurbishment, Refit, Cyclical works and Void and Planned Maintenance.

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Operations Manager

    Reporting to the Regional Manager the Operations Manager is responsible for their designated business stream, having responsibility for managing their operation to ensure that business plan targets are met.

    Having a high degree of commercial/business acumen working with the business development manager to identify, plan and develop business development opportunities to meet sales and business plan targets.

    Ensure that requests, reports, projections, KPI’s and monthly valuations are accurate and submitted on time to meet deadlines and that performance is reported accurately.

    Using management skills to mentor, monitor and developing staff under their control.

    Main Responsibilities – Operations Manager

    • Ensure contracts are completed to programme, client satisfaction is maintained and profit margins are met.
    • Ensure that sales invoices are submitted accurately and in line with delivery costs and client deadlines.
    • Assist with the production of their regional business plan along with the development of their specific operational plan.
    • Responsible for the accurate build up and submission of tenders/quotations within their area of responsibility
    • Ensuring that adequate pre-contract planning takes place so that contracts are delivered in line with profit requirements.
    • Continually monitor contracts to ensure delivery in line with cost plans.
    • Submit accurate monthly valuations built up from site progress reports to the Strategic Operations Manager.
    • Present to both external clients and at internal management meetings.
    • Manage the Health, Safety and Welfare on contracts, staff, clients and the general public.
    • Ensure the production and distribution of compliant health and safety information and plans and carryout training and development reviews.
    • Liaising with the human resources department, direct involvement in any disciplinary or redundancy process to ensuring that the company procedures are being met and adhered too.
    • Responsible for ensuring a safe working environment for all personnel engaged within their operation.
    • Responsible for monitoring internal H & S audits and ensuring implementation of the findings.

    Skills and Experience – Operations Manager

    • Operational Management experience within Reactive, Refurbishment, Voids and Planned works contracts essential.
    • Social Housing experience vital for the role.
    • Experience of Schedule of Rates is beneficial but not essential
    • Must be experienced MS Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Be able to work under pressure, to deadlines and prompt turnaround times.
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

  • Location: Derby  Ref.: VA430

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    Project Manager

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance, refurbishment and new build specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a Social and Environmentally responsible family run business with a rich 121-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients.

     

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Project Manager to work from our Derby office, covering all surrounding areas. 

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme
    • Pension
    • 23 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Project Manager

    Ensure the smooth operation of a designated site including supervising site personnel (inc. sub contractors).

    Liaison with contractors, suppliers and clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated projects. The successful candidate will be client facing and have strong experience gained in Refurbishment, Maintenance, cyclical works and Re-fit Contracts, within Commercial, Education, Hospital, Retail, Social Housing and Leisure environments.  Some estimating experience would be beneficial.

    Ensure all site personnel carry out their designated tasks efficiently and effectively to enable the contract to be completed on time, with zero defects, within budget and with no risk to the Health & Safety of their operational team, the client or the general public.

    Act as the Customer Service Champion on site.

    Main Responsibilities – Project Manager

    • Site Supervision
    • Assist in the selection and formation of site personnel teams (inc. sub contractors) as determined by the requirements of the designated site
    • Supervise site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the requirements of the designated site
    • Carry out specific trade duties as required (see Trade Operative)
    • Control individual contract progress towards completion
    • Control individual contract budgets
    • Ensure all necessary contract documentation / reports are accurate and produced on time
    • Ensure site personnel (inc. visitors) are aware of their own Health, Safety and Welfare requirements
    • Supervise and or carry out the identification of site hazards and ensure assessments and risk control methods are implemented
    • Undertake or ensure a competent person(s) undertake site specific inductions for with both DLO, Subcontractors and site visitors for each project.
    • Complete weekly inspection forms for each live project.
    • Ensure all information written and verbal is legible accurate and recorded or passed onto the appropriate person on time.

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Holds the relevant qualifications
    • Must be an experienced Construction Project or Contract Manager
    • Experience of working in live environments a distinct advantage
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office and MS Projects
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.  

  • Location: Manchester  Ref.: VA433

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    Multi Skilled Trade Operative

    We are NOVUS.

    We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking to recruit Qualified Multi Skilled Trade Operative to work four our Warrington office, covering the Greater Manchester area. 

    Applications are invited from experienced Multi Skilled Operatives, ideally with an NVQ level 3 (preferably in Joinery). The sucessful candidate will hold a full driving licence, and have experience in refurbishment/the social housing sector. 

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE THE FEES