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.

Please contact recruitment@hill.co.uk with any queries.

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, where we contribute 5% of your salary
  • 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 using a computer 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
  • Access to Hill Incentives – our staff discount scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

Keep up-to-date with career news and company updates on our LinkedIn page. Please contact recruitment@hill.co.uk with any queries.

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Current Vacancies

Project Coordinator for Women into Construction, working in partnership with Hill – Cambridge

Project Coordinator – Hill

18 Month Fixed Term Contract (which may be extended subject to funding).

Part-time 0.8FTE / 30 Hours per week, can be worked over 4 or 5 days.

Salary Range £28,000 – £30,000 pro-rated dependent on experience.

Cambridge / Oxford Corridor, initially working in Cambridge

 

Overview

Women into Construction is a not for profit organisation that supports women considering a career in the construction industry. We offer women advice, guidance and construction related training and work closely with the construction industry and other stakeholders to broker them into work placements and jobs. Our services impact positively upon the quality of life for women and their families and supports the industry to become more diverse and successful. We have been working in London for the last 10 years and have recently extended our services to Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Our people are key to our success and we are now seeking an exceptional Project Coordinator to support our next phase of growth. We offer in return a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your existing skills and developing new ones within our organisation. If you share our values, have the relevant skills and experience and are ready to be part of our exciting journey, we look forward to receiving your application.

The Role – Project Coordinator working in Partnership with Hill.

We are seeking a strategic person with leadership and practical skills to assist us to develop and deliver our services nationally. The project Coordinator will be the lead WiC representative in the Oxford/Cambridge corridor, embedded within the team at Hill, an award winning top 15 housebuilder and working from their Cambridge office.

The work will be both demanding and varied. A typical day might include coaching women on site, meeting with contactors to arrange work placements, delivering presentations to senior leaders or producing case studies and articles to raise awareness of female role models to attract women into the industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a strategy for raising the profile of WiC in the area, growing work placements and job opportunities, raising the profile of construction as a career choice for women.
  • Networking and maintaining relationships with clients, contractors and stakeholders
  • Provide advice and guidance to women interested in working in the construction industry
  • Arranging and brokering construction related training to equip women to enter or progress within the industry
  • Raising the profile of construction roles to young people and career changers e.g. by attending career and job fairs
  • Working with contractors to source work placements and job opportunities
  • Working in partnership with colleges, universities and other organisations to support women in to construction openings
  • Overseeing, mentoring and coaching women on work placements and working proactively on creating job opportunities.
  • Arranging and attending both in-house and external events to showcase good practice within the industry and the provide networking opportunities for clients.

Person Specification

The Project Coordinator will have a working knowledge of the construction or a related industry and understand the challenges faced by women and / or minority groups working in these environments. They will be a self-starter, highly organised and reliable, with great programme management skills. An effective communicator, with the ability to empower and motivate a diverse range of clients as well as communicate easily with contractors and stakeholders. They will report directly into the WiC Managing Director and be confident in working independently and taking decisions within an agreed framework. Able to work flexibly and travel to sites and stakeholders within the Oxford/Cambridge area, with occasional travel to London and attend meetings/events occasionally outside office hours.

Relevant Experience

  • Commercial acumen and awareness – with the ability to determine existing and forthcoming opportunities to support women in the constructions industry, connecting women with contractors and training organisations.
  • Analytical skills, proficient with mapping clients’ skills to careers in construction and arrange suitable training.
  • Confident and competent to encourage, motivate and coach women to advance their career within the industry.
  • Experience of writing clear and accurate reports and presentations and the ability to communicate with senior managers, site operatives and other stakeholders.
  • Comfortable negotiating changes to industry practices and working collaboratively with stakeholders.
  • IT Literate and to use those skills to maintain and update records for progress reporting and developing case studies.
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to get their point across succinctly.

Applications

To apply for this position please email your CV and covering letter highlighting your suitability for the role to recruitment@hill.co.uk by close of play Tuesday 12th March 2019.

First interviews will take place in Cambridge on Tuesday 19th March 2019.

WiC values diversity, equality and fairness and seeks to develop a diverse team. We welcome applications from anyone committed to our values and vision for the construction industry. Please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might require to enable you to attend interviews.

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Project Manager in the Bid Team – Waltham Abbey

Overview:

To lead and manage bid submissions and presentations to secure new opportunities for the company in line with the business plan.

Main responsibilities and duties:

1. Health & Safety

  • Be cognisant of the Company’s adopted health and safety policies and
    demonstrate performance to potential partners/client

2. Delivery
a. Programme

  • Be the main point of contact for new opportunity enquiries and manage a team to distribute relevant information to the project teams
  • Make recommendations for selection of projects to bid on outlining risk, points of differentiation and likelihood of success
  • Lead and manage the timely submission of all publicly procured bid submissions as well as other bid submissions where appropriate
  • Chair all launch meetings with the agreed contributors and ensure actions are acted on in an agreed timescale
  • Provide regular brief updates to demonstrate progress made and outstanding actions
  • Lead regular bid reviews to allow sufficient time for finessing and improving prior to submission on time

b. Quality

  • Take overall responsibility for producing qualitative submissions managing internal and external teams as necessary
  • Analyse scoring matrices to ensure resources are appropriately deployed
  • Propose win strategies
  • Liaise closely with all contributors to bids e.g. estimating, preconstruction, production and sales teams to ensure all requirements are addressed
  • Be skilled at resolving complex technical, strategic and commercial challenges
  • Ensure all responses demonstrate the Company’s ability demonstrating a proactive response
  • Ensure ISO procedures are implemented
  • Devise and implement a strategy for continuous improvement
  • Review and finesse all bids prior to submission ensuring we articulate our strengths succinctly and exceed the client’s expectations in all areas
  • Carry out detailed analysis of client feedback and disseminate learning accordingly
  • Maintain intelligence, best practice and knowledge library

c. Presentation

  • Manage production of internally and externally designed bid documents
  • Implement innovative presentation methods to ensure we articulate our strengths and suitability to clients
  • Ensure imagery used is exemplary and enhances the response
  • Provide support to other colleagues e.g. preparing interview presentations and other marketing collateral

3. Financial

  • Ensure CRM database is accurately and regularly updated
  • Ensure accurate financial information issued
  • Monitor bid performance KPIs
  • Ensure commercial/financial element of bid accords with the qualitative element

4. People Management

  • Manage the bid team effectively delegating and planning their workload
  • Work closely with pre-construction team, regional teams as well as other central service teams to ensure timely and exemplary information is submitted
  • Work effectively with partners when jointly bidding

5. General

  • To promote the Company as the partner of choice and demonstrate our vision to be the leading, most trusted provider of distinctive, quality homes in the UK
  • To possess a can do attitude and have the ability to lead the submission of high quality information to enable the Company to achieve preferred partner/bidder status
  • To continuously improve responses to increase the likelihood of selection
  • To have an excellent understanding and awareness of trends and successful initiatives to secure new opportunities

Experience/skills

  • IT literate
  • Graduate
  • PRINCE2 experience

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Buyer – Waltham Abbey

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To procure materials and plant on a project by project basis as required, based on information provided by the project team, to obtain the best products, service and financial benefit to the company without any detrimental effect to the project.
  • Attend and actively take part in team meetings as appropriate, ensuring actions are delivered to agreed timescales.
  • Monitor receipt of information and requisitions against agreed Material Buying Schedule reporting late receipt and effects on procurement.
  • Issue of enquiries, analysis and production of orders to meet delivery requirements of the projects, taking due consideration of suppliers’ manufacturing and delivery periods.
  • Ensure the production of orders contains all the relevant details and information to ensure the materials and plant supplied meets the agreed specification and site requirements. Utilising the most suitable procurement route for ordering materials.
  • Utilise the financial information on projects, material resources schedules and preliminary costs, in order that purchasing of materials and plant is carried out to the best financial benefit of the company taking into account product specification, service and delivery needs of the project.
  • Liaising with the Accounts team to ensure accurate and timely payments of invoices, seeking to reduce invoice volumes and queries.
  • The role will also involve input into business initiatives with the supply chain together with administering/leading category agreements, securing savings, rebates and compliance in line with project and company targets.
  • Working to understand both internal & external customer needs to meet and exceed expectations and to establish and maintain longer term customer relationships.
  • Identifying and communicating with potential suppliers; carrying out due diligence, monitoring integration and effectiveness into the business. Support business streams in the integration of strategic suppliers into the business process.
  • Ensure that clerical and administrative routines are carried out expeditiously and effectively, driving the effectiveness and continuing development of the procurement process.
  • To undertake special projects as required by the Purchasing Manager.
  • Support the management of commercial, reputation, ethical and other risks associated with the procurement process to ensure that undesirable consequences of the risks are mitigated and opportunities realised.

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

  • You will possess high levels of personal drive with the ability to think on your feet, committed, persistent and tenacious when faced with difficulties
  • The ability to adopt a pragmatic, yet disciplined approach to process compliance is essential
  • Higher level education (HNC/HND/Degree) preferred or qualified by experience
  • Working experience/competency using back office systems essential
  • Competency in the use of Microsoft  office – advanced Excel,  Intermediate Word and Power Point
  • Ability to research and analyse results coupled with excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Time management skills

 

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ICT Technical Analyst – Waltham Abbey

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Hill is one of the country’s top house builders specialising in developing homes of distinction across London and the south east. This main objective of this role is to assist the current IT department in supporting a network of 530+ users over 4 Main Office and 45 Project sites.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience in 1st / 2nd line networking and Desktop support.

  • Using Windows 7 / 10 and Office
  • Server knowledge a must, currently using Server 2008R2 and Exchange 2010.
  • HP Networking knowledge including VLAN’s would be ideal
  • Firewall knowledge would be ideal

Relevant experience (Including Qualifications):

  • Resolving issues at first call where possible
  • Logging calls and performing diagnostics
  • Able to take the initiative and resolve many problems on your own
  • Escalating problems to senior members where appropriate
  • Appropriate judgement on what to escalate
  • WDS knowledge would be helpful for building new desktop images
  • Group Policies
  • Creation and maintenance of IT documentation
  • Assist in design, setup & installation of IT systems on remote project site
  • Liaise with ISP & BT for new connections and faults
  • Researching new ideas / technology for the improvements to the business

Own transportation a must, (petrol will be paid for) as candidates will have to visit the Main Offices and Project sites when required.

 

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Project Manager – Forest Gate, London

An exciting opportunity to work on Earlham Grove Scheme, in Forest Gate London. The project is due to start in early March.

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
  • Self-motivation, drive and a passion to succeed whilst being able to balanced decisions giving guidance and support to other members of the London team
  • Experience in traditional RC frame
  • 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 £15m+
  • A proven track record of quality delivery on time is paramount

 

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Senior Site Manager – Wembley, London

An exciting opportunity to work on our Southwest Lands Scheme in Wembley. Commencement for the role is early June 2019

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
  • Self-motivation, drive and a passion to succeed whilst being able to balanced decisions giving guidance and support to other members
  • Experience in traditional RC frame
  • Previous experience of working within a large team on site and managing Site Managers and Assistants Site Managers
  • 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

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Site Manager – Mosaics, Oxford

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced Site Manager to come and hit the ground running at our prestigious development Mosaics in Barton Park, Oxford. They will ideally come from a high end, traditional build background.

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 deliveries
  • Work closely with the supply chain to adhere to all the 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
  • Produce short term programmes (within asta).
  • Host subcontractor meetings
  • Complete Hill weekly safety and quality documentation.
  • Interrogate and influence designs to facilitate buildability
  • Issue weekly programme droplines
  • Adhere to the QA procedures and administration to retain 5 star housebuilder status

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 traditional masonry housing is mandatory and RC frame construction would be ideal to allow flexibility amongst the region.
  • 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
  • IT literate
  • Competent and comfortable with groundwork and infrastructure activities
  • Experience in D&B projects with bespoke housing designs

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Site Manager – Harlesden, London

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced Site Manager to come and hit the ground running at our Stonebridge Site 29/30 scheme, otherwise known as Remix Helix.

Commencing early April 2018

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 deliveries
  • Work closely with the supply chain to adhere to all the 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
  • Produce short term programmes (asta).
  • Host subcontractor meetings.
  • Complete Hill weekly safety and quality documentation.
  • Interrogate and influence designs to facilitate buildability.

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 traditional masonry housing and also RC frame construction with both brickwork and clad façades.
  • 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
  • IT literate
  • Competent and comfortable with groundwork and infrastructure activities

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Assistant Site Manager – Harlesden, London

We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Assistant Site Manager with a willingness to learn, to work on our exciting project at Stonebridge, otherwise known as Remix Helix. They will ideally come from a contracting background. Commencing early March and April 2019

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the delivery of the project on time and within pre-determined targets
  • Implement the highest H & S standards, working closely with our contractors
  • Ensure the site is not left unattended without appropriate cover
  • Prepare short term programme and issue formally in liaison with the Site Manager
  • Order, plan and schedule delivery requirements and manage/record all plant and materials on site
  • Provide detailed Customer Service information
  • Maintain quality control using ISO and Hill procedures
  • Ensure site is clean, tidy and compliant with corporate standards at all times and maintain boundaries in a condition that is best in class
  • Handover completed scheme to client, on time, to agreed quality standard and budget

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

  • Experience in traditional construction
  • Experience in RC frame & Timber frame construction
  • Experience of working within a large team on site
  • Experience of the Hill Production Systems
  • Experience of lifting operations
  • Experience in Hill procedures to assist new employees

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Senior Contract Surveyor – Special Projects Region

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.

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Contract Surveyor – Special Projects Region

Job description

  • 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 Commercial Manager/Project Director/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/Project Director/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 Cashflow forecasts, ensuring a positive cashflow 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.

Desired Skills and Experience

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.

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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.

Please only apply if you have the right to work in the UK.

 

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Senior Technical Coordinator – London

A Senior Coordinator required to take the lead on Burnt Oak in Barnet with 2 further projects, Prospect Ring and Basing Way, to follow in the same locality.

 

The successful candidate will be expected to be site based once the projects are live on site, however will need to be based at our head office in Waltham Abbey until site commences.

They would be required to take the lead on all design matters for this project and the upcoming projects with the help of an Assistant Coordinator during the course of the project which they will be expected to manage on a day to day basis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Prepare and conclude project specific consultant’s appointment documents including the scope of works / schedule of services and fee draw down.
  • Develop and agree Design Programme both internally and with consultant team
  • Monitor and regularly report current position against agreed design programme.
  • Deliver trade design packages on time and accurately.
  • Actively manage the Design Team to ensure coordination of design and cooperation between disciplines
  • Organise and control the design development of the project in accordance with the ER’s, specifications and the construction programme.
  • Ensure that the design team are working in accordance with Hill tender control document assumptions.
  • Maximise profit by keeping all costs under control and exploring value engineering options.
  • Control the design development and implement policies and objectives effectively as advised by the Technical Manager.
  • Review and comment on the design information and deal with all obstacles efficiently and appropriately.
  • Actively review and critique drawing information during design development.
  • Ensure smooth transition from the Pre-Planning Design Team into the detailed Design development.
  • Actively take part in regular design team and site meetings to progress site delivery.
  • Ensure Compliance with requirements of Planning, Building Control and Warranty Provider and any other relevant parties
  • Deal with Statutory utilities in matters of Easements, Diversions and New Connections

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

  • Degree qualified with BSc Hons in Construction Management/Architectural Technology or a similar industry related qualification.
  • Likely to be from a Contractor background, but would consider developer or private practice.
  • RC frame experience is essential.
  • Recent experience of working on mixed used schemes incorporating both residential and affordable housing.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to really hit the ground running.
  • Recent experience of working on centralised heating systems.
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and be able to demonstrate ability to co-ordinate and lead the design process unaided.
  • We are looking for someone who can demonstrate stability on their CV, but looking for their next exciting challenge

Burnt Oak – Construction of 30 No. units built over 4 storeys. RC Frame construction.
Full Planning approval issued.
Demolition commenced on site 01/10/18.
Design development commenced.

Prospect Ring – Construction of 50 No. units built in a single 13 storey RC Frame.
Planning approved at committee with draft conditions issued, awaiting formal approval release with finalised S.106.
Demolition due to commence as soon as the S.106 is finalised.
Design team in place, design development to commence on receipt of S.106

Basing Way – Construction of 6 blocks, 2 and 3 storey’s in height, to house 45 units.
Traditional masonry construction.
The scheme is currently being finalised for submission for planning approval however early site investigations are currently ongoing.

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Senior Technical Coordinator – Southwark

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Prepare and conclude project / phase specific consultants appointment documents including the scope of works / schedule of services.
  • Deliver trade design packages on time and accurately.
  • Monitor and report current position against agreed design programme.
  • Organise and control the design development of the project in accordance with the ER’s, specification and the construction programme. Review and comment on the design and deal with all obstacles efficiently and appropriately.
  • Control the design development and implement policies and objectives effectively as advised by the Technical Manager.
  • Ensure that the design team are working in accordance with Hill tender control document assumptions.
  • Maximise profit by keeping all costs under control and exploring value engineering options.
  • Actively review and critique drawing information during design development.
  • Ensure smooth transition from the Pre-Planning Design Team into the detailed Design development.
  • Actively take part in regular design team and site meetings to progress site delivery.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

  • Degree qualified with BSc Hons in Construction Management/Architectural Technology or a similar industry related qualification.
  • Recent experience of working on mixed used schemes incorporating both residential and affordable housing ideally on projects £10m+ incorporating RC Frame.
  • Recent experience of working on centralised heating systems
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and be able to demonstrate ability to co-ordinate and lead the design process unaided.

 

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Senior Technical Coordinator – Merton, London

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Prepare and conclude project / phase specific consultants appointment documents including the scope of works / schedule of services.
  • Deliver trade design packages on time and accurately.
  • Monitor and report current position against agreed design programme.
  • Organise and control the design development of the project in accordance with the ER’s, specification and the construction programme. Review and comment on the design and deal with all obstacles efficiently and appropriately.
  • Control the design development and implement policies and objectives effectively as advised by the Technical Manager.
  • Ensure that the design team are working in accordance with Hill tender control document assumptions.
  • Maximise profit by keeping all costs under control and exploring value engineering options.
  • Actively review and critique drawing information during design development.
  • Ensure smooth transition from the Pre-Planning Design Team into the detailed Design development.
  • Actively take part in regular design team and site meetings to progress site delivery.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

  • Degree qualified with BSc Hons in Construction Management/Architectural Technology or a similar industry related qualification.
  • Recent experience of working on mixed used schemes incorporating both residential and affordable housing ideally on projects £10m+ incorporating RC Frame.
  • Recent experience of working on centralised heating systems
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and be able to demonstrate ability to co-ordinate and lead the design process unaided.

 

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Senior Technical Coordinator – Walthamstow

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Prepare and conclude project / phase specific consultants appointment documents including the scope of works / schedule of services.
  • Deliver trade design packages on time and accurately.
  • Monitor and report current position against agreed design programme.
  • Organise and control the design development of the project in accordance with the ER’s, specification and the construction programme. Review and comment on the design and deal with all obstacles efficiently and appropriately.
  • Control the design development and implement policies and objectives effectively as advised by the Technical Manager.
  • Ensure that the design team are working in accordance with Hill tender control document assumptions.
  • Maximise profit by keeping all costs under control and exploring value engineering options.
  • Actively review and critique drawing information during design development.
  • Ensure smooth transition from the Pre-Planning Design Team into the detailed Design development.
  • Actively take part in regular design team and site meetings to progress site delivery.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

  • Degree qualified with BSc Hons in Construction Management/Architectural Technology or a similar industry related qualification.
  • Recent experience of working on mixed used schemes incorporating both residential and affordable housing ideally on projects £10m+ incorporating RC Frame.
  • Recent experience of working on centralised heating systems
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and be able to demonstrate ability to co-ordinate and lead the design process unaided.

 

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Technical Coordinator (Pre-Construction) – Waltham Abbey

 DESCRIPTION OF ROLE:

To provide technical resource to the pre-construction department and to inform the preparation of tender returns and control documents.

The role will require a broad experience of construction methods. There is a requirement to interrogate tender documents, technical reports and information and provide clear interpretation of these to the commercial team. A function of the role will be to explore alternative methods and materials that will give Hill a competitive edge in the tender process.

Schemes will be varied and could be traditional construction, low rise or concrete frame high rise. The company is also involved in timber frame construction and MMC offsite.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Understand and be able to interpret soil reports.
  • Be able to obtain quotations for stat services and diversions.
  • Understand design process and control external consultants, Architects and Engineers.
  • Commission specialist reports as necessary.
  • Control design development and progress until scheme is handed over to production.
  • Understand the requirements of Building Regulation requirements and NHBC standards.
  • Be aware of new legislation and requirements of above.
  • Prepare and implement appointment documents for consultants, control costs and payments made against these appointments.
  • Ensure compliance of schemes with relevant CDM regulations.
  • Implement and control compliance with Hill ISO procedures.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be familiar with Microsoft office, Autodesk document viewers, electronic document storage systems and file structures.

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