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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: 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: Basingstoke  Ref.: VA403

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    Carpenter

    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 to recruit Qualified Carpenter to cover in and around the Basingstoke area. 

  • Previous experience working as a dedicated Carpenter  
  • Applications are invited from experienced Carpenters, ideally with an NVQ level 3
  • Ideally FRA qualified
  • Preferred previous work experience within the social housing environment
  • 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: Bathgate  Ref.: VA436

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    Operations Manager (Painting)

    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 Bathgate Painting Operation.  The role will be working on various painting contracts and projects. Experience in cyclical works and Social Housing is essential.

    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.

    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 Painting contracts, projects and  cyclicial works essential.
    • Social Housing experience vital for the role.
    • A high degree of commercial/business acumen required.   
    • 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: Tiverton  Ref.: VA439

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    Painters

    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, 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 experienced Painters to cover the Tiverton and Exeter areas. 

    Applications are invited from experienced Painters, ideally with a minimum of an NVQ level 2 qualification in Painting & Decorating. Must have a valid driving licence and their own transport and tools.

    Working rule agreement applies or price work.

    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.

    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.: VA456

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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 for our Southampton Operation in Guildford and A3 corridor to South coast.

    Benefits

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

    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, Refit, and Planned works in particular with Decent Homes and Public Sector/NHS Contracts. 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

    • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role and sector.
    • Holds the relevant qualifications.
    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Essential to have experience of Refurbishment Works Contracts.
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • 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 on Trent  Ref.: VA458

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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 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 Site Manager to work 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: Bathgate  Ref.: VA487

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    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 Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work from our Bathgate office.

    Benefits

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

    Summary – Assistant Quantity Surveyor

    The role of the 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 Bathgate 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 Assistant role would be an ideal position for a Graduate with 1/2 years work experience, ideally to have experience of working in Social Housing/General trades. 

    Main Responsibilities – Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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

    • 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 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 a Quantity Surveying degree
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Experience of working within Social Housing a distinct advantage  
    • 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: Bromley  Ref.: VA491

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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 for our Leighton Buzzard Operation, working in and around South London and Kent.

    Benefits

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

    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, Refit, and Planned works in particular with Decent Homes and Public Sector Contracts. 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

    • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role and sector.
    • Holds the relevant qualifications including SMSTS, First Aid and Asbestos Awareness
    • Essential to have experience of Refurbishment/Refit construction contracts.
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • 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: Bathgate  Ref.: VA520

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    Planned Works Manager (6 Month FTC)

    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 Manager to work from our Bathgate  office, covering central belt locations. Initially 6 Month Fixed term contract.

    Benefits

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

    Summary – Planned Works Manager

    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 Manager

    • 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: Bathgate  Ref.: VA5202

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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 join our busy team at our Bathgate 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.

    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: Bathgate  Ref.: VA526

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    NICEIC Qualified Supervisor

    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 NICEIC Qualified Supervisor to work from our Bathgate office covering areas throughout Scotland. 

    Summary

    The role of a Qualified Supervisor is to carry out a variety of work relating to their particular skill/trade whilst supervising other Novus Electricians

    The Operative has responsibility for ensuring all work carried out is completed on time and in line with Novus Property Solutions Ltd. and Industry standards. 

    The Qualified Electrician will carry out Electrical Installations, Inspection & Testing, Maintenance and repairs Must have or be working to CSCS / ECS Card. 17th Edition

    The role will be working in Social Housing within the Edinburgh/Glasgow and Dundee areas. 

    Main Responsibilities

    • To ensure all work carried is completed on time and in line with the recognised Novus and    Industry Standards.
    • To work in co-operation with other trades / occupations
    • To assist other trade / occupations when able and necessary.
    • To have proof of recognised Trade Qualifications
    • Carryout other reasonable duties as deemed necessary by management in meeting the Novus Property Solutions Ltd. business needs.
    • Attend meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary.
    • Deal with Client / Customer queries and or communications professionally and efficiently.
    • Ensure appearances and actions are professional and reflect the Novus Property Solutions Ltd. company image.

    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: Bristol  Ref.: VA511

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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 for our Bristol Operation in locations between Bristol and Swindon.

    Benefits

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

    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, Refit, and Planned works in particular with Decent Homes and Public Sector/NHS Contracts. 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

    • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role and sector.
    • Holds the relevant qualifications.
    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Essential to have experience of Refurbishment Works Contracts.
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • 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: Bristol  Ref.: VA512

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    Contract/Resident Liaison Officer

    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 Contract/Resident Liaison Officer to work from the Bristol office, covering various locations between Bristol and Swindon. The role will require travel between the varying site offices. 

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive
    • Fleet Van
    • Discounted healthcare scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary- Contract/Resident Liaison Officer

    You will act as the ‘voice and face’ of Novus so demonstrable experience of delivering customer focused services in a demanding public facing environment is essential. Dealing with the various enquiries and issues our diverse customer base will have.

    The role will involve taking the lead in dealing with customer enquiries and issues relating to the various types of works our Operational team and Sub Contractors perform in our clients residents homes.

    The purpose of this role will be to support our Operational team in achieving customer satisfaction through liaison with customers and internal teams to ensure our repair and improvement work is carried out with minimal impact to the customer.

    Main Responsibilities – Contract/Resident Liaison Officer

    • To lead on delivering all added value contractual commitments.
    • Responsible for managing and delivering social value and customer service
    • Responsible for supporting site or contract with liaison between customers, clients and wider community.
    • Delivering Social Value and an excellent Customers Service are key parts of the overall service Novus provide to our clients, it is vital that you have a passion to go the ‘extra mile’ for each contract your Liaison role support.
    • The role will involve taking the lead on dealing with enquiries and issues relating to various types of works delivered by our site teams and sub-contractors. You will act as the ‘voice and face’ at a contract and site level, demonstrating experience of delivering social value and a customer focused service in what can be a demanding public facing environment.
    • Planning and diarising community, skills and employment initiatives to carry out for the whole year, trying to keep these in line with the Social Value Act.
    • Establish an effective communications system to keep all the site team informed and maintain good relationships with the customers and construction team.
    • You will coordinate the distribution of information regarding upcoming works and maintain information concerning contractual commitments.
    • Carry out site visits with client and customers who may be involved in improvement works.
    • Providing an overview of current and proposed improvement works.
    • Dealing with queries, responding to complaints and resolving concerns in a positive manner.
    • Initiate / generate technical instructions, site notes and other site observations.
    • Identify possible case studies where we have shown excellent Customer Service and Social Value impact to communicate to our clients and for use in tendering new contracts.
    • Manage any reporting required for the Contracts this role is responsible for supporting;
    • Promote all good news stories and all initiatives with Marketing to ensure that we are capturing the good work we do.

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Must have confident presentation and communications skills.
    • Excellent 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 Company.

    NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE ALL FEES

  • Location: Burton  Ref.: VA522

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    Contract Liaison Officer

    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 Contract/Resident Liaison Officer to work from the Burton office, covering surrounding locations. The role will require travel between the varying site offices. 

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive
    • Fleet Van
    • Discounted healthcare scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary- Contract/Resident Liaison Officer

    You will act as the ‘voice and face’ of Novus so demonstrable experience of delivering customer focused services in a demanding public facing environment is essential. Dealing with the various enquiries and issues our diverse customer base will have.

    The role will involve taking the lead in dealing with customer enquiries and issues relating to the various types of works our Operational team and Sub Contractors perform in our clients residents homes.

    The purpose of this role will be to support our Operational team in achieving customer satisfaction through liaison with customers and internal teams to ensure our repair and improvement work is carried out with minimal impact to the customer.

    Main Responsibilities – Contract/Resident Liaison Officer

    • To lead on delivering all added value contractual commitments
    • Responsible for managing and delivering social value and customer service
    • Responsible for supporting site or contract with liaison between customers, clients and wider community
    • Delivering Social Value and an excellent Customers Service are key parts of the overall service Novus provide to our clients, it is vital that you have a passion to go the ‘extra mile’ for each contract your Liaison role support
    • The role will involve taking the lead on dealing with enquiries and issues relating to various types of works delivered by our site teams and sub-contractors. You will act as the ‘voice and face’ at a contract and site level, demonstrating experience of delivering social value and a customer focused service in what can be a demanding public facing environment
    • Planning and diarising community, skills and employment initiatives to carry out for the whole year, trying to keep these in line with the Social Value Act
    • Establish an effective communications system to keep all the site team informed and maintain good relationships with the customers and construction team
    • You will coordinate the distribution of information regarding upcoming works and maintain information concerning contractual commitments
    • Carry out site visits with client and customers who may be involved in improvement works
    • Providing an overview of current and proposed improvement works
    • Dealing with queries, responding to complaints and resolving concerns in a positive manner
    • Initiate / generate technical instructions, site notes and other site observations
    • Identify possible case studies where we have shown excellent Customer Service and Social Value impact to communicate to our clients and for use in tendering new contracts
    • Manage any reporting required for the Contracts this role is responsible for supporting
    • Promote all good news stories and all initiatives with Marketing to ensure that we are capturing the good work we do

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Must have confident presentation and communications skills
    • Excellent 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: North London  Ref.: VA510

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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 for our Leighton Buzzard Operation in and around North London and surrounding areas.

    Benefits

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

    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, Refit, and Planned works in particular with Decent Homes and Public Sector/NHS Contracts. 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

    • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role and sector.
    • Holds the relevant qualifications.
    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Essential to have experience of Refurbishment Works Contracts.
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • 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: Birmingham  Ref.: VA525

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    Multi-Skilled Joiner

    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 to work as part of our busy responsive maintenance working out of our Smethewich office, covering the East and West Midlands. 

    Skills required:  

    • 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
    • Works orders will be planned and distributed via a hand held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and experience in using these devises would be beneficial although training would be provided
    • An Out of Hours service is provided to our client and the individual would be required to do call out on a ROTA basis
    • 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.  

  • Location: Warrington  Ref.: VA508

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    Assistant Quantity Surveyor

    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 Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work from our Warrington office.

    Benefits

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

    Summary – Assistant Quantity Surveyor

    The role of the 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 Warrington 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 Assistant role would be an ideal position for a Graduate with 1/2 years work experience, ideally to have experience of working in Social Housing/General trades. 

    Main Responsibilities – Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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

    • 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 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 a Quantity Surveying degree
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Experience of working within Social Housing a distinct advantage  
    • 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: Warrington  Ref.: VA523

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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 for our Warrington Operation, covering  Cheshire, Greater Manchester locations.

    Benefits

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

    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, Refit, and Planned works in particular with Decent Homes and Public Sector/NHS/Education Contracts. 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

    • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role and sector.
    • Holds the relevant qualifications.
    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Essential to have experience of Refurbishment Works Contracts.
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • 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: York  Ref.: VA519

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    Painters 

    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.  

    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 experienced Painters to work on arrange of projects including social housing, new build, or public sector within the York region. 

    Skills and experience required:

    • Highly experienced painter ideally with a minimum NVQ Level 2 qualification in Painting and  Decorating 
    • Must have experience in all aspects of paining and decorating
    • Previous experience within social housing, new build, or public sector would be ideal but not essential
    • Strong attention to detail who takes pride in their work
    • Driving licence is an advantage but not essential

    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: Southampton  Ref.: VA514

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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 for our Southampton Operation in covering A3 corridor to South coast.

    Benefits

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

    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, Refit, and Planned works in particular with Decent Homes and Public Sector/NHS Contracts. 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

    • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role and sector.
    • Holds the relevant qualifications.
    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Essential to have experience of Refurbishment Works Contracts.
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • 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 on Trent  Ref.: VA500

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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 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 wining new retail contracts we have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Site Manager to work Nationally, Fixed Term Contract or Freelanced role, working predominantly nights. 

    Benefits

    • Salary Competitive
    • Discounted Healthcare
    • 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 within the Retail Sector, ideally working within Supermarkets.

    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  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 ideally within the Retail sector.
    • 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.
    • Ipath, 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: Stoke on Trent  Ref.: VA501

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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 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 wining new retail contracts we have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Site Manager to work Nationally, Fixed Term Contract or Freelanced role. 

    Benefits

    • Salary Competitive
    • Discounted Healthcare
    • 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 within the Retail Sector, ideally working within Supermarkets.

    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  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 ideally within the Retail sector.
    • 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.
    • Ipath, 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: Stoke on Trent  Ref.: VA505

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    Assistant Quantity Surveyor

    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 Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work from our Stoke Head Office but working Nationally. The National Projects team looks after live refurbishment/refit projects throughout the UK.

    Summary – Assistant Quantity Surveyor

    The role of the 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 Warrington 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 Assistant role would be an ideal position for a Graduate with 1/2 years work experience, ideally to have experience of working in Social Housing/General trades. 

    Main Responsibilities – Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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

    • 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 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 a Quantity Surveying degree
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Experience of working within Social Housing a distinct advantage  
    • 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.

  • Location: Edinburgh  Ref.: VA492

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    Gas Service Engineer

    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.  

    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 Gas Service/Breakdown Engineer to work as part of our responsive and domestic team, working in the Glasgow and Edinburgh areas. This will be a full-time position which will have a standby and on call element.

    Skills required:

    • Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of domestic gas work including testing, servicing and breakdowns, you will need to hold a minimum of CCN 1, CPA 1, CHB 1 & CKR 1 Certifications
    • CSCS card is desirable
    • The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held

    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 PLEASE.

  • Location: Liverpool  Ref.: VA496

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    Estimator                                                      

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning construction and 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 construction, refurbishment, 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 Estimator to work within our North West operations, the role has the option to work from Liverpool, Wrexham or Preston offices.

    Benefits

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

    Summary – Estimator

    The role of the Estimator is to undertake the production of accurate and competitive tenders, for national and local office opportunities. This role includes both the production of estimates as well as liaising with the operational teams and bid writing team to ensure the highest quality of bid.

    Key Responsibilities – Estimator

    • Undertake the preparation and processing of quotations, bids and tenders.
    • Prepare Supplier and Sub-contractor enquiries, scrutinise quotations and undertake selection process.
    • Produce bills of quantities, schedules of work and contractors proposal documents to support bids.
    • Assess material, labour and plant requirements in compilation of the tender.
    • Produce breakdowns, substantiation and undertake value engineering process to meet client budgetary requirements
    • Liaise with Operational Offices, Architects, Engineers, Sub-contractors, Suppliers and the Client to establish the project specification, preliminary requirements, risk provision and exclusions.
    • Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary.
    • Ensure all contract documentation is representative of offer and reports, cost data and supporting information is accurate and made available at the appropriate time.
    • Maintain records and filing of information relating to submitted tenders.
    • Review unsuccessful bids, client and operational feedback on contracts delivered to improve accuracy of future tenders.
    • Assess commercial and operational risks associated with tenders.
    • Carry out handover meetings for successful bids.

    Key skills

    • Must be an experienced Estimator
    • Must have experience in Refurbishment/Refit/Maintenance
    • Ideally to have worked with kitchens/bathrooms and decent homes
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Causeway estimating software experience desirable
    • 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: Derby  Ref.: VA506

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    Trainee Quantity Surveyor

    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 Trainee Quantity Surveyor to work from our Derby office.

    Benefits

    • Salary competitive
    • 24 Days Hols & BH
    • Plus benefits

    Summary – Trainee Quantity Surveyor

    The role of the Trainee 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 Derby 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.

    This role would be an ideal position for a College leaver looking for a career in Quantity Surveying.

    Main Responsibilities – Trainee Quantity Surveyor

    Typically, the trainee, 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 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 HNC/HND or A levels
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Willingness and enthusiasm to learn and develop skills to becoming a Quantity Surveyor
    • A good knowledge of Maths would be a distinct advantage
    • 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: South Brent  Ref.: VA513

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    Commercial Administrator

    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 Commercial Administrator to work for the South Brent regional office.

    Benefits

    • Salary competitive
    • 24 Days Hols & BH (pro rata)
    • Company pension
    • Discounted healthcare

    Summary- Commercial Administrator

    The role of the Commercial Administrator is to assist the Quantity Surveying team in obtaining and processing information as required.

    This will involve understanding and working to set commercial deadlines on a regular basis. A Commercial Administrator will be expected to liaise with clients, suppliers and subcontractors and ultimately provide a support service to the commercial team.

    Main Responsibilities – Commercial Administrator

    • Use the latest company I.T systems such as coins, impact and excel to provide an administration service in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders.
    • Liaising with suppliers & subcontractors in the ordering of goods, materials and services to ensure the requirements of contracts are met.
    • Support Commercial team in any post contract administration, understand and use the I.T systems as instructed by the QS to provide & produce data. This will involve processing subcontractor applications/ payments& raising sales invoices.
    • 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.
    • Understand the commercial requirements of the business.

     Key skills and Qualifications

    • Ideally HND in Construction or AQ CSCS card 
    • Must have confident presentation and communications skills.
    • Excellent IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Time management and the ability to work to deadlines essential 

    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: Edinburgh  Ref.: VA504

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    Painters 

    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.  

    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 Painter on a 6-month contract to cover Edinburgh and surrounding areas.    

    You will be working on one of our social housing contracts and student accommodation both internal and external paint work.

    Skills and experience required:

    • Highly experienced painter ideally with a minimum NVQ Level 2 qualification in Painting and   Decorating
    • Previous experience within social housing sector would be ideal but not essential
    • Strong attention to detail who takes pride in their work

    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: Bathgate  Ref.: VA534

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    Apprentice Administrator x 2

    Would you like to earn as you learn, in a friendly environment where gaining skills, teamwork and fun are equally important?

    Whether your aim is to become an office professional or if you would like to progress a career with Novus, our Apprenticeship programme provides the skills and personal development you need and the opportunities for you to release your full potential. 

    What you can expect:

    • Rate of pay higher than National Minimum wage - £5.70 per hour minimum
    • Working hours 37.5 per week (Monday to Friday) (inclusive of day release)
    • Day release to attend college
    • On-the-job training
    • Accredited training leading to a qualification
    • Personal skills development
    • Apprentice Buddy Scheme
    • Your own personal mentor

    What we’re looking for:

    Having a successful track record of developing Apprentices for the past 80-years, we are a values-driven business and welcome interest from you if you share our ambitions:

    • Be Authentic
    • Work Together
    • Embrace Change
    • Nurture
    • Get it right
    • Be responsible

    Ideally, you will have a GCSE in Maths and English (Grades A* to C), however, more importantly, you will have a passion for learning, a desire to work in an office environment, a great work ethic and a real can-do approach to everything you do. 

    About Novus

    We are a dynamic, award-winning company that specialises in property maintenance, refurbishments and new builds. With over 1,000 colleagues across 26 locations, we combine local knowledge with the strength that a national business brings to deliver in a range of sectors including retail, leisure, social housing, health and education. 

    Joining Novus, you can look forward to a varied and rewarding future with a company that has been recognised as 'Employer of the Year' by Construction News and one that feels passionate that every part of its business should be a great place to work.

    Join our team today!

  • Location: Burton  Ref.: VA535

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    Qualified Electrician

    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 Electrician to work as part of our busy responsive maintenance team covering the Burton. 

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of domestic electrical work including testing, you will need to hold a minimum of Testing & Inspection, DEI (Part P) and 17th Edition Qualifications, being registered with one of the Government Approved Scheme Providers would be preferred but is not essential.

    Successful candidates 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.

    Works orders will be planned and distributed via a hand held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and experience in using these devises would be beneficial although training would be provided. 

    An Out of Hours service is provided to our client and is an optional extra to candidates.

    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: Burton  Ref.: VA530

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    Qualified Electrical Supervisor 

    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 Electrical Supervisor to work from our Burton office covering the South Derbyshire area. 

    Summary

    The role of a Qualified Supervisor is to carry out a variety of work relating to their particular skill/trade whilst supervising other Novus Electricians

    The Operative has responsibility for ensuring all work carried out is completed on time and in line with Novus Property Solutions Ltd. and Industry standards. 

    The Qualified Electrician will carry out Electrical Installations, Inspection & Testing, Maintenance and repairs Must have or be working to CSCS / ECS Card. 17th Edition

    Main Responsibilities

    • To ensure all work carried is completed on time and in line with the recognised Novus and Industry Standards
    • To work in co-operation with other trades / occupations
    • To assist other trade / occupations when able and necessary
    • To have proof of recognised Trade Qualifications
    • carry out other reasonable duties as deemed necessary by management in meeting the Novus Property Solutions Ltd. business needs
    • Attend meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary
    • Deal with Client / Customer queries and or communications professionally and efficiently
    • Ensure appearances and actions are professional and reflect the Novus Property Solutions Ltd

    Key skills: 

    • Hold relevent qualifications, City and Guilds 2360 Parts 1 and 2 or NVQ Level 3 including AM2 or City and City and Guilds 2330 Levels 2 and 3 or City and Guilds 2357 including AM2 
    • The successful candidate will be able to install, repair, inspect & test electrical installations
    • Must have the appropriate Electrical Certificate or Electrical Condition report for the type of work being undertaken

    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: Burton  Ref.: VA533

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    Apprentice Electrician

    Would you like to earn as you learn, in a friendly environment where gaining skills, teamwork and fun are equally important?

    Whether your aim is to become a trade professional or if you would like to progress a career with Novus, our Apprenticeship programme provides the skills and personal development you need and the opportunities for you to release your full potential. 

    What you can expect:

    • Rates of pay higher than national minimum apprenticeship - £5.70 per hour minimum
    • Higher rates of pay than the minimum apprentice rates
    • Working hours 39 per week (Monday to Friday)(inclusive of day release)
    • Day release to attend college
    • Early finish Fridays
    • On-the-job training
    • Accredited training leading to a qualification
    • Personal skills development
    • Apprentice Buddy Scheme
    • Your own personal mentor

    What we’re looking for:

    Having a successful track record of developing Apprentices for the past 80-years, we are a values-driven business and welcome interest from you if you share our ambitions:

    • Be Authentic
    • Work Together
    • Embrace Change
    • Nurture
    • Get it right
    • Be responsible

    Ideally, you will have a GCSE in Maths and English (Grades A* to C), however, more importantly, you will have a passion for learning, a desire to work in a practical hands-on role, a great work ethic and a real can-do approach to everything you do. 

    About Novus

    We are a dynamic, award-winning company that specialises in property maintenance, refurbishments and new builds. With over 1,000 colleagues across 26 locations, we combine local knowledge with the strength that a national business brings to deliver in a range of sectors including retail, leisure, social housing, health and education.  

    Joining Novus, you can look forward to a varied and rewarding future with a company that has been recognised as 'Employer of the Year' by Construction News and one that feels passionate that every part of its business should be a great place to work.

    Join our team today!

  • Location: Burton  Ref.: VA538

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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 covering the Burton/ South Derbyshire 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
    • Must be SMSTS trained and be able to provide certificate 
    • 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. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies

  • Location: Burton  Ref.: VA539

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    Multi Trade Site Operative

    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.

    At 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 looking to recruit a qualified Multi Skilled Trade Operative covering the Burton/ South Derbyshire area. 

    Skills and experience required:

    • Experience work history of a Multi Skilled operative
    • Ideally NVQ Level 3 and a current valid CSCS Card
    • Previous experience within a similar background etc Construction, Building or Maintenance would be ideal
    • Hardworking with a fully reliable and committed approach to work
    • Ability to work as part of a team and independently

    Benefits:

    • Excellent starting based salary and generous benefits
    • Successful candidate can look forward to a varied and rewarding career within a company that has been awarded the Investors in People accreditation
    • Opportunity for development within the business including training

    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: Burton  Ref.: VA540

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    Multi Trade Site 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 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 Trade Site Supervisor covering the Burton/ South Derbyshire area. 

    Skills and qualifications:

    • 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; Roofing, Basic Plumbing, Patch Plastering; Patch Decorating; Groundworks. The ideal candidate will also have supervisory experience; which will enable them to efficiently aid and monitor the day to day running of a busy site
    • An Out of Hours service is provided to our client and is an optional extra to candidates
    • 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. Applicants with an SMSTS qualification would also be at an advantage
    • Predominantly the sector that the individual would be working on is Social Housing Void Works within The North West and 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: Leighton Buzzard  Ref.: VA536

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    Trainee Quantity Surveyor

    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 Trainee Quantity Surveyor to work from our Leighton Buzzard office.

    Benefits

    • Salary competitive
    • 24 Days Hols & BH
    • Plus benefits

    Summary – Trainee Quantity Surveyor

    The role of the Trainee 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 Derby 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.

    This role would be an ideal position for a College leaver looking for a career in Quantity Surveying.

    Main Responsibilities – Trainee Quantity Surveyor

    Typically, the trainee, 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 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 HNC/HND or A levels
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Willingness and enthusiasm to learn and develop skills to becoming a Quantity Surveyor
    • A good knowledge of Maths would be a distinct advantage
    • 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: Stoke on Trent  Ref.: VA529

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    Post Graduate/Student Business Analyst (3 Month FTC)

    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.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic Business Analyst to work for our Stoke on Trent Head Office.  The role would be ideal for a Post Graduate or a Degree studying student who is looking for a Business Analyst opportunity – Fixed term contract 3 Months

    Summary- Business Analyst

    Project to gather and analyse qualitive date on Novus competitors in order to produce a benchmark report on Novus competitive capabilities.  The report will be used to develop a plan of actions designed to increase the Novus competitive advantage

    Main Responsibilities – Business Analyst

    • Reviewing internally gathered information on competitors, including interviews with representatives from different departments, bid/tender feedback analysis, etc.
    • Conducting external research on competitors’ capabilities, such as price structure, operational models, USP, client base and client feedback, etc.
    • Interviews with clients
    • Qualitative research and data analysis

    Key skills

    • Qualitative research
    • Data analysis
    • Data presentation and report writing
    • Communication – able to adjust communication style and methods depending on the audience
    • Flexibility - must be flexible in hours of work and travel
    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.

  • Location: Stoke on Trent  Ref.: VA537

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    Qualified Electrician

    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 Electrician to work as part of our busy responsive maintenance team covering the Stoke on Trent area. 

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of domestic electrical work including testing, you will need to hold a minimum of Testing & Inspection, DEI (Part P) and 17th Edition Qualifications, being registered with one of the Government Approved Scheme Providers would be preferred but is not essential.

    Key skills and qualifications:

    • Successful candidates must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held. The ideal candidate should would have experience working in the Social Housing sector
    • Works orders will be planned and distributed via a hand held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and experience in using these devises would be beneficial although training would be provided
    • An Out of Hours service is provided to our client and is an optional extra to candidates
    • 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 within the Stoke/Staffordshire area and 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: Wrexham  Ref.: VA531

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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  Wrexham office, covering North Wales.

    Benefits

    • Competitive Salary
    • Company Car/Car Allowance 
    • Private Medical Cover (Discounted rate) 
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary Quantity Surveyor/Assistant 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.

    Working on Painting projects in various sectors.  Site working/visits in and around the North Wales area. 

    Key Responsibilities - Quantity Surveyor/Assistant 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
    • Must be experienced in Painting projects. 
    • 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: Southampton  Ref.: VA527

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    Apprentice Multi-skilled Operative

    Would you like to earn as you learn, in a friendly environment where gaining skills, teamwork and fun are equally important?

    Whether your aim is to become a trade professional or if you would like to progress a career with Novus, our Apprenticeship programme provides the skills and personal development you need and the opportunities for you to release your full potential. 

    What you can expect:

    • Rates of pay higher than national minimum apprenticeship - £5.70 per hour minimum
    • Higher rates of pay than the minimum apprentice rates
    • Working hours 39 per week (Monday to Friday)(inclusive of day release)
    • Day release to attend college
    • Early finish Fridays
    • On-the-job training
    • Accredited training leading to a qualification
    • Personal skills development
    • Apprentice Buddy Scheme
    • Your own personal mentor

    What we’re looking for:

    Having a successful track record of developing Apprentices for the past 80-years, we are a values-driven business and welcome interest from you if you share our ambitions:

    • Be Authentic
    • Work Together
    • Embrace Change
    • Nurture
    • Get it right
    • Be responsible

    Ideally, you will have a GCSE in Maths and English (Grades A* to C), however, more importantly, you will have a passion for learning, a desire to work in a practical hands-on role, a great work ethic and a real can-do approach to everything you do. 

    About Novus

    We are a dynamic, award-winning company that specialises in property maintenance, refurbishments and new builds. With over 1,000 colleagues across 26 locations, we combine local knowledge with the strength that a national business brings to deliver in a range of sectors including retail, leisure, social housing, health and education. 

    Joining Novus, you can look forward to a varied and rewarding future with a company that has been recognised as 'Employer of the Year' by Construction News and one that feels passionate that every part of its business should be a great place to work.

    Join our team today!

  • Location: Bangor, Gwynedd  Ref.: VA532

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    Senior Contracts Manager/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 Senior Contracts Manager/Contracts Manager to work for our Bangor Operation.

    Benefits

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

    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, Refit, and Planned works in particular with Decent Homes and Public Sector/NHS Contracts. 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

    • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role and sector.
    • Holds the relevant qualifications.
    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Essential to have experience of Refurbishment Works Contracts.
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • 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: Lincoln  Ref.: VA528

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    Project Quantity Surveyor (6 Month FTC)                                                                    

    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 Quantity Surveyor to work for our Derby office, the role is a 6 Month FTC supporting a recently won tender with Lincolnshire Nhs.

    Benefits

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

    Summary  Project 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 Lincolnshire area. Experience within a live environment in particular within the Nhs desirable.

    Key Responsibilities – Project 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
    • Experience working within a live/Nhs contract desirable.
    • 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.

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