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  • Location: East Midlands  Ref.: VA35

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    Regional Estimator                                                         

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Regional Estimator to work within the East Midlands region.

    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.

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Mobile phone & Laptop
    • Bupa
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Regional Estimator

    The role of the Regional Estimator is to undertake the production of accurate and competitive tenders, bids and quotations for the region. This role includes both the productions of estimates as well as liaising with the operational teams and bid team to ensure the highest quality of bid.

    Key Responsibilities – Regional Estimator

    Management

    • Maintain Company records of information relating to submitted tenders.
    • Review unsuccessful bids, client and operational feedback on contracts delivered to improve accuracy of future tenders.
    • Develop and maintain estimating software functionality.
    • Develop standard templates for use by both Estimators and Operations
    • Assess commercial and operational risks associated with tenders.
    • Provide guidance and support to staff producing tenders.
    • Carry out handover meetings for successful bids.

    Estimating

    • 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.
    • Increase and develop the supply chain at regional offices.

    Key skills

    • Must be an experienced Estimator

    • Must have experience in the Maintenance Sector

    • Ideally to have worked with the public sector or Social Housing

    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office

    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence

    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.

    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.: VA123

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    Building Site Supervisor/Manager

    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 Site Supervisor/Manager employed from our Bristol Offices and working in the: Bristol and surrounding areas.

    The ideal candidate must 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 is essential along with SMSTS and Asbestos Awareness.

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

    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: Bristol  Ref.: VA145

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    Painting Supervisor

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

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

    As a result of our success we are seeking experienced Painting Supervisors to work in and around Bristol.

    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
    • Full UK Driving Licence.
    • NVQ/City & Guilds in Painting/Decorating
    • SMSTS would be an 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 painting contracts.

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

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

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

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

  • Location: Leighton Buzzard  Ref.: VA125

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    Multi Skilled Tradesperson

    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 Leighton Buzzard - covering Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Essex locations.

    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: Edinburgh  Ref.: VA146

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    Gas Engineer

    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 Gas Engineer to work as part of our busy responsive team on our Home Scotland contract, working in the Dundee, Edinburgh and Rosyth areas.

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of domestic gas work including testing, you will need to hold a minimum of CCN 1, CPA 1, CHB 1 & CKR 1 Certification.

    This will be a full time position which will have a stand by/on call element.

    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.

    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: North Wales  Ref.: VA131

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    Contracts 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 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 Contracts Manager to work in North Wales.

    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, Decent Homes & Cyclical Painting 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

    • Holds the relevant qualifications.
    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Ideally have experience of Planned Works Contracts.
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office.
    • 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

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  • Location: Bathgate  Ref.: VA163

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    Qualified Electrician

    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 Administrator to work from our Bathgate office covering the Edinburgh area.

    Summary

    The role of a Trade Operative is to carry out a variety of work relating to their particular skill/trade.

    The Trade 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 area. 

    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: Greenock  Ref.: VA153

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    Carpenter/Joiner x 2

    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 Joiners to work in the Greenock/Gourock area's. Applications are invited from qualified experienced Joiners who have Reactive/Void experience.

    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: Stoke  Ref.: VA164

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    Gas Engineer – Out of Hours Only

    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 Gas Engineer to work our of hours on a local Social Housing Contract working in the Stoke on Trent area.

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of domestic gas work including testing, you will need to hold a minimum of CCN 1, CPA 1, CHB 1 & CKR 1 Certification. CP12 gas testing to be done on occasion.

    The ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional plumbing works when required.

    Works orders will occasionally 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.

    Out of Hours service covers 5pm until 8am Monday to Friday and Weekend call outs.

    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 Void Works within the Stoke on Trent area, 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: Warrington  Ref.: VA159

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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 Team working out of our Warrington Office.


    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.


    Works orders will occasionally 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 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: Stoke  Ref.: VA167

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    Trainee/Assistant Quantity Surveyor

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic 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 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 Trainee/Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work from our Stoke on Trent Head office, but the flexibility to travel the country to cover a national contract.

    Summary – Trainee/Assistant Quantity Surveyor

    The role of the Trainee/Assistant Quantity Surveyor is to assist in obtaining and evaluating information to help ensure a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials and services for a number of designated projects / contracts.  The role requires cover Nationally with a base of Stoke on Trent.

    The Trainee Quantity Surveyor will liaise with the Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information; costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of a designated project / contract.

    Key Responsibilities – Trainee/Assistant Quantity Surveyor

    Contract

    • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders
    • Assist in the development of the procurement programme
    • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of cash flow forecast for designated projects
    • Assist in the preparation of monthly valuation reports for Novus Property Solutions Ltd’s

    Senior Management

    • Submit invoices for certified value and ensure payments are received on time
    • Liaise with Contract Managers to establish the project specification and requirements
    • Liaise with Contractors, Suppliers and the Client to establish project specification and
    • requirements
    • Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary
    • Monitor the contract progress, assess and report any changes that may affect project costs and or time scale
    • Assist in the control of individual contract budgets
    • Ensure all necessary contract documentation / reports are accurate and produced on time
    • Assist in the control of individual contract budgets.

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Holds the relevant qualifications - Ideally a Quantity Surveying Degree
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
    • Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel
    • 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 AGENCIES PLEASE UNLESS YOU ARE WILLING TO WAIVE THE FEE.  

     
  • Location: Thetford  Ref.: VA170

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    Branch Administrator – Part Time 

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic 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 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 Branch Administrator – Part Time to work from our Thetford office. – The role will be working 2 days per week – Thursday’s and Friday’s.

    Summary – Branch Administrator- Part Time      

    The Branch Administrator will be supported by an experienced Administrator and the role will ensure the smooth operation of an area office whilst providing an administration service for contract personnel.

    Ensuring all support documentation is produced accurately and on time, dealing with contract correspondence appropriately and efficiently to ensure the requirements of contracts are met

    Support the implementation of the Customer Service Charter and relevant training

    Main Responsibilities – Branch Administrator- Part Time

    • Using the latest Company I.T systems to provide an administration service in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders
    • Ordering of goods, materials and services to enable the requirements of contracts are met
    • Support of contract and support staff
    • 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 produceon time
    • Support Management in meeting the 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 Company’s image

    Key skills

    • Experience within a Construction environment desired but not essential.
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office, use of COINS would also be beneficial
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
    • Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills
    • 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 AGENCIES PLEASE UNLESS YOU ARE WILLING TO WAIVE THE FEE.

     
  • Location: Thetford  Ref.: VA154

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    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 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 Quantity Surveyor to work from our Thetford office.

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive 
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Mobile phone & Laptop
    • Bupa
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary Quantity Surveyor

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

    Key Responsibilities - Quantity Surveyor

    • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders to demanding timescales.
    • Assist in the development of the procurement programme.
    • 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
    • Ideally to have worked with the public sector.
    • 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: Greenock  Ref.: VA169

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    Qualified Electrician

    Novus are looking for a fully qualified experienced electrician to join our electrical team. The successful applicant must be able to undertake all aspects of electrical works the works will be mainly reactive and planned works. Working in the Greenock area.

    Experience / Skills need .

    • Electrical Installations
    • Inspection & Testing
    • Maintenance and repairs
    • CSCS / ECS Card. 17th Edition
    • Full driving licence required
    • Good communication skills and willing to work as part of a team
    • Beneficial if worked for Select or NICEIC approved contractor.
    • 3 years Electrical experience.
    • City & Guilds 17th Edition

    Competitive package and development opportunities for the right candidate

    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 Business of the Year and winner of the Construction News ‘Employer of the Year’ award.

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

    No Recruitment Agencies please.

     
  • Location: East Midlands  Ref.: VA172

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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 Team working in the Derby, Leicester and Nottingham areas.

    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.

    Works orders will occasionally 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 Void Works within the Midlands 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: Stoke  Ref.: VA177

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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 118-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

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

    Benefits

    • Salary Competitive
    • Company Car
    • Mobile phone & Laptop
    • Bupa
    • 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: West Midlands  Ref.: VA180

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    Health & Safety Manager/Trainer – Midlands 

    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 120-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.

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive.
    • Structured Bonus.
    • Car / car allowance.
    • Mobile phone & laptop.
    • Bupa.
    • Pension.

    24 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

    Summary – Health and Safety Manager/Trainer

    The role of the Health and Safety Manager is to manage the business’s compliance with its statutory health and safety obligations and ensuring industry best practice is embedded within the safe day to day delivery of Operational activity.

    With particular focus on behavioural safety, measuring outputs, working with teams, cultural change and training.

    Main Responsibilities – Health and Safety Manager/Trainer

    • Stay abreast of Government health and safety policy discussions
    • Interpret and communicate forthcoming amendments to legal requirements and best practice to senior management in advance of their implementation.
    • Work with senior management to develop practical guidelines, preventative measures, company procedures, directives and policy, ensuring a central point of best practice is held within the organisation.
    • Operational support including guidance pre-contract, during on site activity and where Customers request attendance.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of a Health and Safety performance improvement plan.
    • Monitor employees’ health and safety training requirements, develop and instigate courses as required in conjunction with the training team.
    • Manage the production and distribution of effective Health and Safety communications and publications to raise awareness and advance the health and safety culture. Ensuring this is understood by all employees.
    • Promote a positive culture towards H&S compliance.
    • Monitor compliance through random and regular site audits and ensure corrective actions are addressed where appropriate.
    • Manage the accidents and incident reporting process including undertaking investigations and notifying the HSE of any accidents reportable under the RIDDOR regulations.
    • Identify causation for accidents and implement guidance on prevention.
    • Oversee the gathering of relevant facts and evidence on accidents to assist in the defence of insurance claims. 
    • Maintain, analyse and report on audit and accident data to identify trends and opportunities to improve safety performance.
    • Produce regular reports on progress, issues and opportunities to improve to senior management and Board.
    • Liaise with Human Resources to co-ordinate and respond to occupational health assessments.
    • Represent the business on any communications with the HSE or other enforcing bodies.
    • Undertake reviews of Workplace assessments to ensure H&S management of office environments meet expectations.

    Key skills – Health and Safety Manager/Trainer

    • CMIOSH essential
    • Experience within the Construction sector essential
    • Training experience and capability is a distinct advantage
    • Confidence to talk with and influence people at all levels
    • Proven track record in a similar role.
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence.

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

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

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

  • Location: Stoke  Ref.: VA173

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    People Services Administrator – Maternity Cover

    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 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.

    Summary – People Services Administrator

    To provide accurate and timely administrative support to the HR, Recruitment & Training.

    To ensure that all administration and communication is carried out accurately, efficiently and confidentially in line with Novus Property Solutions procedures.

    Maternity cover working within the People Services team - weekly paid position 

    Main Responsibilities – People Services Administrator

    HR

    • Maintain up to date, accurate employee records, electronic People HR.
    • Logging of performance and development review returns and reporting on status.
    • Completion of weekly new starter packs including issuing contracts within 8 weeks of commencement of employment.
    • Completion of monthly new starter packs including issuing contracts before the commencement of employment.
    • Management of change of status process for weekly/monthly employees.
    • Request new employee references.
    • Complete former employee references upon request.
    • Update new employees on the People HR system, amend email address once set up on the system
    • Requesting all proofs of legal working          
    • Multiple Reports done on a Weekly/Monthly and Quarterly basis

    Recruitment

    • Post weekly Adverts on People HR and Indeed
    • Monitor Advert response daily and forward cv’s to Managers
    • Respond to general enquiries – candidates looking for jobs, forwarding to relevant Manager and respond to candidate.
    • Updating ATS system with candidate rejections/talent pools

    Training

    • All administration relating to the apprentice recruitment and induction process including (but not limited to):
    • Collation of CVs for review by Training Manager / Regional Office
    • Arranging interviews
    • Co-ordination of work experience and gathering of feedback following completion
    • Other apprentice administration such as sending out CAS agreements, sending out probationary letters etc.
    • Monitor apprentice attendance.
    • Maintaining training records, including the uploading of certificates onto PeopleHR and into the training plan.

    Key skills

    • Must be proficient in MS Office – in particular Excel
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • Must have excellent organisational skills and the upmost confidentiality

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding role 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: London  Ref.: VA175

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    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 experienced Site Supervisors employed from our Leighton Buzzard Office and working in London

    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 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/Refit/Painting contracts within Social Housing.

    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: London  Ref.: VA176

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    Site Managers

    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 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 have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Site Manager to work from our Leighton Buzzard office covering London.

    Benefits

    • Salary Competitive
    • Company Car
    • Mobile phone & Laptop
    • Bupa
    • Pension
    • 23 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Site Managers

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

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

    The successful candidate will have strong experience in Refurbishment, Re-fit, Maintenance and Painting. 

    Main Responsibilities – Site Managers

    • 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.
    • 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: Leighton Buzzard  Ref.: VA174

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    Site Manager

    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 experienced Site Supervisors employed from our Leighton Buzzard Offices and working in the:

    Ramsgate, Tonbridge, Kent and  South London areas.

    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 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 painting contracts.

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

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

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

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

     
  • Location: Stoke  Ref.: VA171

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    Multi-Skilled Plumber

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

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

    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Multi-Skilled Plumber to work as part of our busy maintenance team working in and around the Stoke area.

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of Plumbing work, ideally suited to carry out Kitchen, Bathroom and Wetroom installations.

    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. 

    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.

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

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

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

     
  • Location: Stoke  Ref.: VA178

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    Window/Door Fitter

    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 Window/Door Fitter to work as part of our busy reactive maintenance team covering the Stoke on Trent area.

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of Window/Door fitting work, additional joinery skills would be a distinct advantage but not essential. Working in Reactive Maintenance/Refurbishment.

    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.

    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: York  Ref.: VA179

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    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 Site Supervisor employed from our York Office covering the Yorkshire area.  Ideally located within 30 miles of the York office

    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 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/Refit Social Housing 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.