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Are you a driven, enthusiastic, and motivated individual? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment?

Would you like to join a progressive and forward-thinking leader in the construction sector?

If you want to further your career and build on your knowledge, Seddon Construction is for you! 

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Quantity Surveyor

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Quantity Surveyor(s) to join our Housing Partnerships team in the Midlands. The purpose of the role is to manage the financial...

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Quantity Surveyor(s) to join our Housing Partnerships team in the Midlands.

The purpose of the role is to manage the financial and contractual administration of projects carried out by the business.

What you’ll do:

  • Ensure that Seddon SHE and quality standards, operating processes, company policies and all legislative requirements are understood, implemented and adhered to at all times.
  • Adopt and comply with the Seddon contract delivery processes into your daily disciplines
  • Forecast cash on an accurate and timely basis, ensuring that the cash position of the project is maximised without compromising our contractual arrangements and relationships with either customers or subcontractors & suppliers
  • Evaluate CVIs, Architect or EA instructions and subcontractor’s variations
  • Raise alarm signals to the Senior QS when the contract is straying outside the cost and profit parameters.
  • Apply skills to maximise margins in co-operation with the Contracts / Project Manager by keeping cost to a minimum and value to a maximum by all professional legitimate means
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with customers, consultants & subcontractors to continuously improve customer experience, improve our company and obtain repeat & negotiated business

Have you got what it takes:

  • QS Degree or equivalent
  • Good data interrogation skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Experience of management accounts
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Commercial contracting experience
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Must be proficient, timely and accurate data entries
  • Understanding and compliance of financial and performance reporting
  • Full UK driving licence

Benefits:

Car Allowance / 25 Days Holidays / Pension Scheme / Free Parking / Private Health Care / Professional Development & Training Opportunities/ Free Wellbeing Initiatives such as eye care vouchers, occupational health, employee assistance programme / Ministry of Fun / Flexible Working/ Online Retailer Discounts (Seddy Savings)

 



  • Education Level: Post Graduate
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Supply Chain Coordinator

Are you a driven, enthusiastic, and motivated individual? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Would you like to join a progressive and forward-thinking leader in...

Are you a driven, enthusiastic, and motivated individual? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment?

Would you like to join a progressive and forward-thinking leader in the construction sector?

If you want to further your career and build on your knowledge, Seddon Construction is for you!

We are looking to recruit a Supply  Chain Coordinator to support the Supply Chain Manager with building relationships within all levels of the Supply Chain, from the ‘Tier 1 and Tier 2 Contractors’ to potential new Sub-contractors and Consultants.

To maintain and continue with the development and implementation of a “one subcontractor list” system, process and culture across the Seddon Construction Business Units.

The role will be based in our Bolton office, Plodder Lane, BL4 0NN.

What you’ll do:

  • Take ownership of the materials database and keep the system fully updated by monitoring accreditations and expiry dates
  • To work with the Supply Chain Manager to ensure that any new Sub-contractors and suppliers wishing to work with Seddon have the desired criteria to meet the Pre-Qualification standards. (Constructionline & SSIP)
  • To provide support with the Subcontract Database ensuring insurances, Constructionline and SSIP accreditations etc remain updated
  • To support the Supply Chain Manager with various activities including system implementation
  • Provide any necessary System training to staff and new starters on how to use the various parts of the data base platform operates both within the office and site environment
  • Collating, updating and continually reviewing the status of the Supply Chain Vendor Performance and ensure the correct data is held on the platform for use by the Site Operational Teams and at the same time communicate and engage with the supply chain to ensure both positive and negative results are fed back on performance criteria.

Have you got what it takes?

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility and positive approach to work and colleagues
  • Adaptability

Key systems knowledge:

  • Extensive knowledge of various software systems and platforms, including:
  • Constructionline – Supply Chain PQQ and compliance database
  • COINS – Construction Industry Solutions
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc)
  • Skills gained in negotiation
  • Proficient IT skills

25 Days Holidays / Pension Scheme / Free Parking / Private Health Care / Professional Development & Training Opportunities/ Free Wellbeing Initiatives such as eye care vouchers, occupational health, employee assistance programme / Ministry of Fun / Flexible Working/ Online Retailer Discounts (Seddy Savings)

Additional Information

Working hours 37.5 per week - Monday to Friday, monthly paid.

 



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Information Manager

​Are you a driven, enthusiastic, and motivated individual? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Would you like to join a progressive and forward-thinking leader i...

​Are you a driven, enthusiastic, and motivated individual? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment?

Would you like to join a progressive and forward-thinking leader in the construction sector?

If you want to further your career and build on your knowledge, Seddon Construction is for you!

We are looking to recruit an Information Manager to lead on document control and information management for Seddon.  The scope of which includes: drawings, specifications and other design management processes (instructions, RFI’s etc.) on ASITE, folder structure on Project Workspace, hand over documentation process. 

What you’ll do:

  • Be the point of contact for training and assistance for all users of the systems
  • Help the project team or admin set up the structures for each project including:
  • Authority and access levels
  • Filing structures
  • Protocols and procedures
  • Ensuring customers are communicated with and understand how the system is used – remembering they are the customer, and that they need persuading to use our systems
  • Managing the archiving process
  • Audit that the systems are being used properly – and escalate to senior managers where there are issues
  • Liaising with IT and Project Admin to ensure systems work and people are using them properly
  • Liaising with ASITE to ensure we have the best user experience and latest versions of the system
  • Review processes and systems regularly for continuous improvement
  • Ensure training needs are met
  • Controlling document formats and templates
  • Manage the whole lifecycle of project documentation which would include Archive and destruction of documents – work closely with the Legal, Risk & Compliance Director
  • Digitise all Seddon Documents (where applicable)
  • All documentation – this would include collaboration/one drive/TEAMs/SharePoint
  • Governance (GDPR compliance etc.)
  • Continued due diligence on Seddon’s document management “fit for purpose” - Continued Improvement Practice
  • Skilling and drilling to deliver a High level of document management competence across the business
  • This list of duties is not exhaustive and the person fulfilling this role will need to be flexible and undertake tasks as required by the business 

Have you got what it takes?

  • Previous experience of information management systems and document control- both electronically and in hard copy
  • Construction experience although other industries would be considered
  • Digitally advanced
  • Experience of “tools” within MS Office
  • Experience of document control tools ASITE or alt tool skill advantageous
  • Ability to manage & facilitate a “Change Programme”      
  • ASITE experience
  • Good communicator (in all forms i.e., verbal, written, IT) – everyone is a customer
  • Ability to manage a large workload with conflicting priorities
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Benefits

Car Allowance / 25 Days Holidays / Pension Scheme / Free Parking / Private Health Care / Professional Development & Training Opportunities/ Free Wellbeing Initiatives such as eye care vouchers, occupational health, employee assistance programme / Ministry of Fun / Flexible Working/ Online Retailer Discounts (Seddy Savings)

Additional Information

Working hours 37.5 per week - Monday to Friday, monthly paid.



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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our Housing Partnerships team in the North-West. The purpose of the role is to assist wit...

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our Housing Partnerships team in the North-West.

The purpose of the role is to assist with the financial and contractual administration of projects carried out by Seddon.

 What you’ll do:

  • Ensure that Seddon SHE and quality standards, operating processes, company policies and all legislative requirements are understood, implemented and adhered to at all times
  • Cooperate and engage with the Project / Contracts Manager and the project team(s) to ensure consistent delivery of successful projects in order to support the achievement of Seddon objectives and to deliver the target margins
  • Forecast cash on an accurate and timely basis, ensuring that the cash position of the project is maximised without compromising our contractual arrangements and relationships with either customers or subcontractors & suppliers and assist with all cost control aspects of the project(s), ensuring the use of appropriate cost reporting systems
  • Support the Contracts / Project Manager in providing monthly reports to the customer, ensuring that such reports contain accurate forecasts of our rolling draft final account, full information concerning variations and record contractual notices
  • Assist with preparing and negotiating interim valuations and final accounts, including all necessary measurement. Assist with preparation of subcontract enquiries, including formulating the tender list in consultation with the wider management team and subsequent analysis and assessment of subcontract quotations
  • Measure / value / negotiate / check as necessary all subcontract interim and final account applications including checking of subcontractors’ measurement. Process all associated payments in accordance with the Construction Act and/or other prevailing legislation
  • Evaluate CVIs, Architect or EA instructions and subcontractor’s variations
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with customers, consultants & subcontractors to continuously improve customer experience, improve our company and obtain repeat & negotiated business

 Have you got what it takes:

  • QS Degree or equivalent or working towards
  • Good data interrogation skills
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Experience of Management accounts
  • Microsoft Access skills
  • Commercial contracting experience
  • Re-measurement skills

Benefits

Car Allowance / 25 Days Holidays / Pension Scheme / Free Parking / Private Health Care / Professional Development & Training Opportunities/ Free Wellbeing Initiatives such as eye care vouchers, occupational health, employee assistance programme / Ministry of Fun / Flexible Working/ Online Retailer Discounts (Seddy Savings)

Additional Information

Working hours 39 per week - Monday to Friday, monthly paid.



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Site Manager(s) - Kitchens/Refurb

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Site Manager(s) to join our Housing Partnerships team in Coventry working on refurbishment projects specifically kitchens. The...

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Site Manager(s) to join our Housing Partnerships team in Coventry working on refurbishment projects specifically kitchens. 

The purpose of the role is to manage and have overall responsibility for all on-site construction activities, reporting on a regular and routine basis to the Contracts Manager, ensuring all works are carried out safely, to programme, within budget and in accordance with all design standards, specifications and company procedures.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage activities on site, ensuring that the highest standards of health and safety are maintained at all times
  • To liaise with and develop a working partnership with the Contracts Manager and Quantity Surveyor working alongside you on any particular project
  • To take ownership of your project from pre-commencement up to hand over and completion
  • Supervise and effectively manage all contractors and labour forces on site to consistently deliver value to the highest standard of quality of work
  • Manage all staff to ensure they carry out their responsibilities to the required standards and appropriate resources, plant and material are available
  • Ensure all works are carried out and monitored in accordance with the company safety policy and procedures and in accordance with current legislations, regulations and environmental standards
  • Advise on improving health and safety management practices
  • Introduce and innovate good working practices at site level to benefit all those on site
  • Monitor the project, ensuring it has the correct resources to be completed to the required quality standards and ‘Right First Time’ culture, within the agreed timescales
  • Ensure client satisfaction with the work process in delivering a defect free result
  • Forward plan and programme the daily works to use all resources efficiently
  • Oversee planning and programming needs of the project
  • Manage the weekly planning of productivity, resources, materials and plant to deliver forecasted outputs
  • Maintain and control financial aspects of the contract and deliver the project’s profit in line with business requirements
  • Have a good understanding of the different forms of building contracts

Have you got what it takes:

  • Proven track record of successful delivery of projects
  • Use of Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project
  • The ability to read and accurately interpret programmes, drawings and technical specifications
  • To have an understanding and appropriately sharing build programmes
  • Experience in managing supply chain, direct employees and consultants
  • Experience in liaising with customers and the supply chain
  • Must have relevant level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4 etc) or equivalent
  • Must have appropriate CSCS card
  • Must have SMSTS certificate
  • Must have First Aid at Work certificate
  • Full UK driving licence

Benefits:

Car Allowance / 25 Days Holidays / Pension Scheme / Free Parking / Private Health Care / Professional Development & Training Opportunities/ Free Wellbeing Initiatives such as eye care vouchers, occupational health, employee assistance programme / Ministry of Fun / Flexible Working/ Online Retailer Discounts (Seddy Savings)



  • Education Level: HNC / NVQ 4
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Project Manager

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager to join our Housing Partnerships team in Coventry. The purpose of the role is to manage, coordinate, supervise...

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager to join our Housing Partnerships team in Coventry. 

The purpose of the role is to manage, coordinate, supervise and deliver the construction and commercial activities on an individual project.

What you’ll do:

  • To be the client and public point of contact on site
  • Produce construction phase plan and monitor throughout the project
  • Consider tender preliminaries against actual requirements and review monthly
  • Produce Procurement Schedules & IRS with Site Manager
  • Request, collate and distribute all contractual documentation required
  • Overall control of site activities and daily work operations
  • Supervise and manage other members of the site team
  • Produce construction and target programme and review on a weekly/daily basis, including updating progress
  • Attend and chair pre-start meetings with client, subcontract consultants, design team and site team
  • Attend preconstruction reviews with key subcontractors
  • Coordinate and liaise with legal to identify any easements, section agreements, adoptions, bonds etc. that may be required
  • Attend pre-handover meetings
  • Undertake subcontractors’ assessments throughout and at the end of the contract period
  • Provide sufficient information for commercial team in order to issue any legal notices etc.
  • Monitor health and safety on site on a daily basis
  • Compile with the SHEQ Department compiling O&M Manuals
  • Ensure the safety and procedures manual are being complied with in full
  • Proactively liaising with customers and the supply chain

Have you got what it takes:

  • Proven track record of successful delivery of projects
  • Experience in using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project
  • The ability to read and accurately interpret programmes, drawings, and technical specifications
  • Have an understanding and appropriately sharing build programmes
  • Experience in managing the supply chain, direct employees and consultants
  • Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4 etc) or equivalent
  • Appropriate CSCS card
  • SMSTS certificate
  • First Aid at Work certificate
  • Full UK driving licence

Benefits:

Car Allowance / 25 Days Holidays / Pension Scheme / Free Parking / Private Health Care / Professional Development & Training Opportunities/ Free Wellbeing Initiatives such as eye care vouchers, occupational health, employee assistance programme / Ministry of Fun / Flexible Working/ Online Retailer Discounts (Seddy Savings)



  • Education Level: HNC / NVQ 4
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Senior Site Manager - New Build

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Senior Site Manager to join our Housing Partnerships team in the Midlands. The purpose of the role is to manage and have overa...

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Senior Site Manager to join our Housing Partnerships team in the Midlands.

The purpose of the role is to manage and have overall responsibility for all on-site construction activities, reporting on a regular and routine basis to the Contracts Manager, ensuring all works are carried out safely, to programme, within budget and in accordance with all design standards, specifications and company procedures.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage activities on site, ensuring that the highest standards of Health and Safety are maintained at all times
  • To liaise with and develop a working partnership with the Contracts Manager and Quantity Surveyor working alongside you on any particular project
  • To take ownership of your project from pre-commencement up to hand over and completion
  • Supervise and effectively manage all contractors and labour forces on site to consistently deliver value to the highest standard of quality of work
  • Manage all staff to ensure they carry out their responsibilities to the required standards and appropriate resources, plant and material are available
  • Ensure all works are carried out and monitored in accordance with the company safety policy and procedures and in accordance with current legislations, regulations and environmental standards
  • Advise on improving health and safety management practices
  • Introduce and innovate good working practices at site level to benefit all those on site
  • Monitor the project, ensuring it has the correct resources to be completed to the required quality standards and ‘Right First Time’ culture, within the agreed timescales
  • Ensure client satisfaction with the work process in delivering a defect free result
  • Forward plan and programme the daily works to use all resources efficiently
  • Oversee planning and programming needs of the project
  • Manage the weekly planning of productivity, resources, materials and plant to deliver forecasted outputs
  • Maintain and control financial aspects of the contract and deliver the project’s profit in line with business requirements
  • Have a good understanding of the different forms of building contracts

 Have you got what it takes:

  • Proven track record of successful delivery of projects
  • Use of Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project
  • The ability to read and accurately interpret programmes, drawings and technical specifications
  • To have an understanding and appropriately sharing build programmes
  • Experience in managing supply chain, direct employees and consultants
  • Experience in liaising with customers and the supply chain
  • Must have relevant level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4 etc) or equivalent
  • Must have appropriate CSCS card
  • Must have SMSTS certificate
  • Must have First Aid at Work certificate
  • Full UK driving licence


  • Education Level: HNC / NVQ 4
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