Careers

We are an equal opportunities employer. This belief and approach applies to all aspects of employment including recruitment and selection, opportunities for training, development and promotion and our terms and conditions of engagement.

A highly competent, enthusiastic and ambitious workforce is the foundation upon which a successful business is built and as an employer Hill has always valued its people and encouraged them to achieve their full potential.

As well as highly competitive salaries, we also offer our staff many different benefits and rewards:

  • 26 days leave
  • Employees can select to either buy or sell up to four days holiday in any one holiday year
  • Employees are automatically included in the company pension scheme, which is non-contributory
  • All employees are covered by a Life Assurance Scheme up to the age of 65, the equivalent to three times basic salary will be paid to their next of kin
  • Employees are eligible upon satisfactory completion of their probationary period to join the company private medical insurance scheme
  • Eye care – If required for the purposes of VDU use or driving, a voucher will be provided to cover the cost of your eyesight test every two years and we will contribute £75 towards the cost of new glasses
  • We provide childcare vouchers via salary sacrifice, the employee will save Income Tax and National Insurance
  • Company Car /Car Allowance for many roles. We will make an incentive payment of £50 per month to those employees who opt for a low CO2 emission (below 100mg) Hybrid or Electric cars
  • We encourage our employees to participate in the Cycle to Work scheme

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Current Vacancies

Project Manager – High Wycombe

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced Project Manager to plan, control and delivery a new 88 unit development in High Wycombe. The candidate will ideally come from a contracting background. RC frame experience is mandatory.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Enforce all health & safety/ISO procedures ensuring compliance beyond the standard.
  • As project lead, the candidate is responsible for controlling all production/commercial and technical departments to ensure successful delivery within agreed time and budget perimeters.
  • Motivate/control and manage the team which will include mentoring, performance management and discipline.
  • To work closely with all members of the site delivery team and supplychain to proactively drive communication and problem solving.
  • To organise & control the construction of the development in accordance with the specification provided.
  • To ensure construction complies with NHBC and all other statutory authorities.
  • Act as an ambassador to the business. Represent the company in a professional manner and establish strong relationships with the key clients.
  • Business development and promotion of the Hill brand.
  • Oversee material takeoffs, scheduling and material control by the project team.
  • Work closely with the supply chain and management team to promote a positive and safe culture.
  • To assist and integrate new Hill employees and promote TEAM working.
  • Handover completed scheme to client on time, to agreed quality standard and budget.
  • Produce, distribute and review scheme wide target programmes using asta.
  • Prepare and host subcontractor/Client and team meetings.
  • Review weekly safety and quality documentation. Scrutinise and challenge the team to ensure the processes are followed diligently.
  • Interrogate and influence designs to facilitate buildability.
  • Management of prelim spend and costs control. Seek out opportunities for VE through design rationalisation or alternative and more effective building methods.
  • Ensure compliance with the control document and budget.
  • Compile subcontractor scopes to ensure robust supplychian packages are produced and cost certainty is established.
  • Manage the working environment, sequence and flow to limit abortive works, prevent any deteriation in quality and subsequently control non-recoverable costs.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

Likely to come from a Contracting background and be familiar and competent dealing with high end technically complex designs.

  • Self-motivation, drive and a passion to succeed whilst being able to balance decisions giving guidance and support to other members of the production team.
  • Experience in delivering scheme around 20 million in value.
  • Experienced in concrete frame structures with brickwork and clad façades.
  • Competent in groundworks and civil engineers and capable of dealing with the topographical challenges associated with building on a sever gradients.
  • Previous experience of managing a large teams on site including commercial and technical disciplines.
  • Experienced in contracting and social housing developments working for Local Authority and Social Landlord clients.
  • A proven track record of quality delivery on time is paramount.
  • IT literate
  • Experience in D&B projects with bespoke designs.
  • Proficient in ASTA Power Projects
  • Supervisor / Appointed Person Crane (Qualified)
  • Experience of lifting operations

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Senior Site Manager – Sycamore Gardens, Epsom

An exciting opportunity to work on Sycamore Gardens Phase 2 in Epsom. The development will consist of 88 traditional build houses and apartments.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure all health & safety/ISO procedures are followed
  • To work closely with subcontractors and maintain quality control
  • To work closely with all members of the site delivery team and proactively drive communication and problem solving.
  • To organise & control the construction of development in accordance with the specification provided.
  • To ensure construction complies with NHBC and all other statutory authorities.
  • To establish good working relationships with utility companies to ensure timely connections
  • Prepare material take offs and schedule
  • Work closely with the site appointed logistics manager to adhere to all the NWC site wide rules that are implemented
  • To assist and integrate new Hill employees and promote TEAM working
  • Handover completed scheme to client on time, to agreed quality standard and budget

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

  • Must have contracting experience and be a complete builder
  • Thrives on challenging work
  • Experience of working with residents in occupation
  • Self-motivation, drive and a passion to succeed whilst being able to balanced decisions giving guidance and support to other members of the Bespoke team
  • Experience in refurbishment
  • Previous experience of working within a large team on site and managing Assistants and Trainees
  • Recent experience of working on mixed use schemes incorporating mainly residential and affordable housing ideally on projects £10m+
  • A proven track record of quality delivery on time is paramount
  • Good computer skills
  • Experience in Asta programming would be preferred

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Site Manager – Rectory Park, London

We are looking for an experienced Site Manager to control, plan and deliver a large scheme within our London Region.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promote Health and Safety good practices, whilst achieving Programme, Quality and coordination of the site activities and maintaining public highways.
  • Ensure people management of all disciplines and maintain a good relationship with key stake holders, with client relationships to managed in a professional manner.
  • To oversee the production on site with Assistant Site Managers and Trainee Site Managers
  • To deliver the project on time and accurately report the current position of programmes
  • To work closely with all members of the site delivery team and proactively drive communication and problem solving
  • Positively liaise and communicate with estimating, surveying, purchasing, design, resident liaison and accounts staff allocated to the project
  • To work to pre-determined time targets on the Contract Programme to the agreed quality standard and budget
  • Management of the supply chain, including regular effective sub-contractor meetings and the recording and distribution of the meeting minutes.
  • To prepare material take-offs and the schedule
  • To ensure construction complies with NHBC and all other statutory authorities
  • To organise and control the construction of the development in accordance with the specification provided
  • To prepare accurate and professional reports for internal and external clients
  • To motivate, control/set targets and appraise performance to ensure all personnel are working individually and as a team to achieve the build programme
  • To ensure all decisions are made considering Health and Safety, Programme, Cost and Quality

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

  • Concrete frame and traditional build experience
  • Proven track record of running a multiple team scheme of similar size
  • ASTA programming experience and proficiency in ASTA Power Projects
  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills
  • First Aid and Health and Safety qualified
  • SMSTS
  • Membership to a professional body desirable
  • HNC or Degree qualified
  • Relevant CSCS card
  • Scaffold Inspection Certificate
  • Supervisor / Appointed Person Crane (Qualified)
  • Experience of lifting operations
  • Experience in managing Assistants & Trainees
  • Self-motivation, drive and passion to succeed are as important as is actual experience in the role, together with the management of a large team is essential including being the head of a team.
  • A proven track record of quality delivery on time and to budget is paramount.
  • Recent experience of working on mixed used schemes incorporating mainly residential and affordable housing ideally on projects £10m+ incorporating RC Frame, traditional construction and Code for Sustainable Homes.

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Group HSE Manager – Waltham Abbey

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Group Head of HSE in improving, implementing and monitoring HSE standards across the Group in line with the legislative requirement and Group Objectives and Targets
  • Engage at all levels of the organisation from board level to site, ensuring the HSE strategy is effectively communicated and successfully implemented through Business Unit level ownership.
  • Provide leadership and support to operational teams, in regards to health, safety and environment.
  • Identify and communicate areas of improvement and best practice.
  • Lead the HSE element of mobilisation of new sites to ensure legal compliance.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

  • Previous working experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in leading and driving a team.
  • Strong working knowledge of HSE legislative requirements.
  • ISO/OHSAS auditor training or experience is an advantage
  • ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 auditor/lead auditor qualifications or experience is an advantage.
  • Ability to successfully influence, engage and gain buy-in.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent organisation, prioritisation and planning skills.
  • Concise written and oral communication skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • IEMA certificate
  • Health and safety qualification i.e. NEBOSH diploma, NVQ 5 or equivalent
  • NEBOSH construction certificate

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Senior In-house Recruiter – Waltham Abbey

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Senior HR individual, with significant hands on experience and a track record of delivering in house recruitment within the construction industry. The successful applicant will be willing to push the boundaries and be comfortable and thrive in a fast paced challenging environment. They will be commercially driven with an aptitude to deliver accurate and timely results through creative and innovative solutions. The main purpose of this newly created role is to provide a consistently high quality HR resourcing service in line with business objectives at all times, with a key focus on recruitment and retention.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide a high quality end to end resourcing support, tailored to the various business/regional requirements
  • Help the business source, recruit and retain the best talent in the market
  • Recruit across the organisation from entry level to senior positions
  • Support the Group Head of HR in delivering the Recruitment and Retention Strategy on a day to day basis
  • Be a Super-user for the Candidate Management Portal and give advice and guidance to hiring managers
  • Deliver useful and timely Management Information/Reporting;
  • Manpower plans
  • Staff Turnover
  • Input to quarterly board reports & KPIs
  • Maintain a wide network of external contacts in the Construction market
  • Work closely with the agencies on our Preferred Supplier List to ensure that we maintain a pipeline of talent

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

The ideal candidate is likely to be degree calibre with full CIPD qualification and/or working towards achieving this, plus full membership of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals. We are looking for a self-starter used to working in a small team, but can demonstrate a proven ability to leverage a wide variety of routes to market to attract high calibre applicants to Hill.

To be considered for this role you will be an experienced recruiter (from either an agency or in-house environment) – you will be able to work under your own initiative and have a flexible approach. Strong stakeholder engagement is a necessity for this opportunity.

An excellent communicator with the ability to work accurately and concisely. You will have strong IT skills, particularly MS Word and Excel. A working knowledge of HR recruitment systems would also be beneficial.

 

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Senior Contract Surveyor – London

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and drive subcontract procurement, deliver the procurement to a programme ensuring timely placed orders. Identify risks, gains, areas of design input or potential value engineering. Establish and monitor subcontract resources. Produce sub-contractor buying analyses together with detailed back-up information identifying the package summary for approval by the Managing Surveyor / Commercial Manager / Project Manager / Regional Director, prior to order being placed.
  • Produce and issue accurate and timely CVCs ensuring preliminary and material costs/forecasts are managed. Preparation of CVC’s to be reviewed with Technical, Production and Purchasing disciplines. CVC’s prepared for review by Commercial Manager/Regional Director approval.
  • Produce comprehensive subcontract orders; manage their return and completion with accurate records taken.
  • Administer Subcontractors accounts, in accordance with the subcontracts, including valuing, re-measuring and certifying timely payments.
  • Prepare, agree and issue valuations in accordance with contract requirements. Produce Contract Sum Analyses and cash flow forecasts, ensuring a positive cash flow is maintained for the project.
  • Attend and actively partake in Design meetings, Client meetings and Internal Team meetings, and actively drive to pursue Value Engineering options.
  • Manage the client’s final account, inclusive of delivering and agreement of contract variations, communication of their outcome, implications and the preparation of forecast final accounts.
  • Responsible for cash management of projects, by minimising costs and maximising value through proactive analysis and facilitation of works packages.
  • Manage the contract finishes schedule, review and evaluation of specification costs and alternatives. Work towards closing out an accurate value engineered finishes specification delivered within the works on site.
  • Control and accurately report cost together with future financial projections.
  • Work in partnership with all departments; assist in driving communications & problem solving.
  • Manage other members of commercial staff, likely to be at Trainee/Assistant or QS level. Support and maximise their output, carry out their appraisal and performance reviews.
  • Manage, train and support a trainee surveyor during their day release university course, regularly review and aid their progress.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

Candidates will ideally be either degree qualified or hold a similar relevant qualification, such as HNC; MCIOB. It is anticipated that candidates will have a strong commercial background, which has been predominantly gained from time spent working with a reputable contractor. They will have had experience of running the commercial aspects on large projects including experience of joint venture schemes, and involving Demolition, Civils, RC Frame, Basement works and Metsec works.

The candidates will have a proven commercial record from conception through to Final Account. They will have experience of various forms of contract, but in particular the JCT with contractors Design & Build, and be able to demonstrate an understanding & awareness of the contractual aspects of the role. Ideally they will have had some experience of managing subordinates through the course of a project. Good communication skills are essential.

It is unlikely that candidates with less than 6 years post qualification experience will be suitably experienced for this position.

Initially the role is likely to involve taking the commercial lead on 3 projects in the Barnet/Finchley area of North London, with a combined value of circa £30million.

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Contract Surveyor – Harrow

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver subcontract procurement to a programme ensuring timely placed orders. Identify risks, gains, areas of design input or potential value engineering. Establish and monitor subcontract resources. Produce sub-contractor buying analyses together with detailed back-up information identifying the package summary for approval by the Senior Surveyor and then the Commercial Manager/Project Director/Regional Director, prior to order being placed.
  • The production of timely CVCs ensuring preliminary and material costs/forecasts are managed. Preparation of CVC’s to be reviewed with Technical, Production and Purchasing disciplines. CVC’s prepared for review by the Senior Surveyor and then the Commercial Manager/Project Director/Regional Director approval. Produce accurate stock takes during CVC reporting period of materials on site and their values.
  • Produce comprehensive subcontract orders, manage their return and completion with accurate records taken.
  • Administer Subcontractors accounts, in accordance with the subcontracts, including valuing, re-measuring and certifying timely payments.
  • Attend and actively partake in Design meetings, Client meetings and Internal Team meetings, and actively drive to pursue Value Engineering options.
  • Agreement of contract variations, communication of their outcome, implications and the preparation of forecast final accounts.
  • Maintain cash management of projects, by minimising costs and maximising value through proactive analysis and facilitation of works packages.
  • Management of the contract finishes schedule, review and evaluation of specification costs and alternatives. Work towards closing out an accurate value engineered finishes specification delivered within the works on site.
  • Experience required in the delivery of residential schemes where Hill Residential is involved. Providing cost information to support specification decision making, sales and marketing costs and customer preferences.
  • Control and accurately report cost together with future financial projections.
  • Work in partnership with all departments, assist in driving communications & problem solving.
  • Support any Senior QS and/or Assistant Surveyors on site throughout all aspect of their duties.
  • Provide support to trainee surveyors working full time within the commercial department or on rotation.

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

Candidates shall be either degree qualified or hold a similar relevant qualification, such as HNC and MCIOB. It is anticipated that candidates will have a strong commercial background, which has been predominantly gained from time spent working with a reputable contractor or residential developer.

Residential experience is necessary to fulfil this role, the candidate will be exposed to sales & marketing costs, specification decision making, value engineering and will need a perspective suitable to review the delivery of a value for money privately sold scheme vs the entire preliminary/build/sales/marketing costs and of its timely handover to an external customer.

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Customer Service Operative – Cambridgeshire

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Completion of repairs issued to the customer service department, ensuring their swift closure. Ensure that the processes and procedures are followed, keeping the customer service team informed of progress at all times. Uphold the reputation and image of the Hill Group.

Health and safety

  • Ensure RAM’s are used for all activities
  • Ensure all activities are undertaken safely
  • Ensuring works undertaken do not place the operative or others at risk
  • Ensure all plant and equipment is properly maintained, fit for purpose and tested where appropriate

Delivery

  • Ensure works are completed on first visit wherever possible
  • Liaise with ccc’s to update status of defects at the earliest opportunity
  • Follow prescribed departmental processes
  • Notify the customer care team of anticipated delivery failures as soon as possible

Quality

  • Be punctual and communicate with homeowner/resident if delays occur
  • Ensure all works are undertaken to the highest standard
  • Observe others undertaking works and ensure they are working to a high standard
  • Ensure the home owners property is protected at all times and left clean and tidy

Presentation

  • Maintaining professional and corporate image at all times, including wearing of company clothing
  • Ensure vehicles are clean, tidy and roadworthy at all times
  • Clean and tidy personal appearance at all times

Financial

  • Minimise material wastage
  • Minimise visits to wholesalers
  • Re-use tools and products where appropriate

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Proven experience of carrying out the same role for a residential developer
  • Multi skill ability required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work with autonomy and as part of a team
  • Able to produce work to a very high standard

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Technical Designer – Cambridge

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To work as integral member of the Hill in-house Design Team
  • Manage individual projects through Working Drawings Stages (alongside external development partners where required) to achieve agreed programme dates and meet required design and specification levels
  • Preparation of Employers Requirements and Specifications to suit project sales and development aspirations
  • Provide Detailed Design Audits on planning schemes (prepared both in-house and externally)
  • Assist in the preparation of Standard Specifications and library of standard design and construction details
  • Responsibility for ensuring that Working Drawings comply with design intent of the agreed contract drawings and meet the requirements of the Sales Team
  • Provide Design Detailing support on individual projects
  • Ensure that Hill procedures are followed and ensure that all information produced is in line with Hill agreed protocols
  • Champion high quality design on all projects
  • Liaise with external consultants, stakeholders and development partners positively to maintain and enhance the Company’s reputation as a quality housebuilder
  • Direct junior members of staff on individual projects

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

The candidate should be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of building processes and Building Regulations, and have a strong interest in architecture and design, they should have planning design experience and a working knowledge of the planning process. They should have experience of running Design Team Meetings and coordinating consultants through the detailed design/working drawings stages.

Knowledge of Building Information Modelling processes (BIM) and experience of using Revit is beneficial for this role.

The candidate should hold a an architectural degree or equivalent qualification and be able to clearly demonstrate experience of working within this field with a portfolio of work.

Knowledge of the following software is required;

  • Word
  • Excel
  • Revit Architecture (preferred)
  • AutoCAD/Auto CAD LT
  • Photoshop
  • Indesign (Optional)
  • 3DS Max (Optional)

 

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