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

Accounts Assistant – Waltham Abbey

Key Responsibilities

  • Obtaining information from various departments of the business in order to check and verify payments
  • Inputting information into Excel spreadsheets
  • Raising payments and allocation of cash within the accounting system
  • Input invoices onto the accounts system accurately and quickly
  • Matching of invoices to delivery notes and purchase orders, approving for payment
  • Solving invoice queries for both staff and external suppliers
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Managing subcontractor payments and Purchase ledger

Relevant Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience working within an Accounts department
  • Ideally experience with CIS and subcontractor payments
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good level of knowledge regarding Excel spreadsheets
  • Experience with Integrity Mardak accounting system preferred (although training will be given)
  • Ability to work within a team and communicate effectively

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

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Marketing Manager – Waltham Abbey

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Covering new developments in London and to the south and west of London. To manage and deliver the overall sales and marketing vision and strategy for each new development, after acquisition through to the sales launch. Thereafter to achieve required lead generation, sales rates and budgetary control.

  • Manage the set-up of new developments from land acquisition and preparation and sales and marketing strategies and budgets through to the sales launch of the sales office and show homes including interior design and installation, landscaping, signage and presentation
  • Manage the production of marketing materials such as websites, brochures, adverts, hoardings and site signage, offline leaflets and invitations, digital marketing and social media campaigns
  • Ensure Hill are promoted in the best possible light with marketing materials and on-site presentation to maintain the Hill brand image
  • Create a pre-launch marketing campaign to drive visitors to the launch
  • Continue marketing activities through well planned and designed campaigns to ensure new visitor levels match required sales rate
  • Ensure all marketing activities are delivered within set budgets and control those budgets
  • Comply with the processes and procedures of Hill’s Health and Safety policy when setting up sales areas
  • Responsible for the maintenance of developments and the updating of the Hill website and development specific websites and portals
  • Responsible for generating social media stories including Facebook and Twitter
  • Promote site specific public relations stories and those increasing the Hill brand
  • Attend and play key role in development specific set up meetings with project team from conception of each development through to sales launch, and liaising with design, technical and production teams

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

An experienced marketing person who has carried out a similar role with a housebuilder/developer or currently carries out a Marketing Coordinator role with a housebuilder/developer and has the experience, ability and confidence to make the next step up in their career progression.

Used to working under pressure and within tight deadlines, therefore achieving due dates.

Ability to travel and cover developments in and around London and to the south to Chichester and to the west Oxford

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK – DRIVING LICENCE REQUIRED

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Senior Sales Executive – Ironworks, Cambridge

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To take overall responsibility for sale of all new homes at Ironworks and achieve reservations, exchanges of contracts and legal completions in line with sales targets.
  • Day to day motivation and management of the on-site sales executives, defining, delegating and managing job responsibilities within the sales office.
  • Provide training , coaching and development to sales executives to help increase their performance in the their role
  • To lead by example dealing with all aspects of the sales process from the initial customers enquiry through to reservation ,exchange and completion
  • Deliver the company’s Customer Journey in line with the Customer Journey Manual to ensure the NHBC / HBF five star customer satisfaction award is achieved
  • Take pride in maintaining the presentation of the sales areas to the highest standards
  • Promote the use of company recommended mortgage brokers and solicitors to ensure an efficient service for customers to achieve contract exchange deadlines
  • Ensure all administrative and reporting requirements are met according to company policies and agreed time frames

Desired skills and experience:

  • Proven track record of selling new homes both off plan and with showhomes
  • Broad product knowledge of the Cambridge housing market
  • Managerial experience or the ability and desire to progress into such a role
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Computer literate – Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure to achieve deadlines
  • A confident communicator – with members of the team , customers, all internal departments as well as outside agencies
  • Hungry to take full responsibility of all duties
  • Flexible attitude to work/duties and the ability to work weekends and bank holidays as well as having flexibility within normal working hours
  • Live less than one hours travelling time to the development

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK

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Sales Executive – Ironworks, Cambridge

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Secure the sale of new homes and achieve reservations, exchanges of contracts and legal completions in line with sales targets.
  • Become the reference point for the customer and all other internal / external interested parties from first contact through to the completion of the house sale.
  • Follow up all potential customer leads
  • Deliver the company’s Customer Journey in line with the Customer Journey Manual to ensure the NHBC / HBF five-star customer satisfaction award is achieved.
  • Take pride in maintaining the presentation of the sales areas to the highest standards.
  • Promote the use of company recommended mortgage brokers and solicitors to ensure an efficient service for customers to achieve contract exchange deadlines.
  • Ensure all administrative and reporting requirements are met according to company policies and agreed time frames.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (including qualifications):

  • Proven track record of selling new homes both off plan and with showhomes
  • Broad product knowledge of the local housing market
  • Presenting features and benefits to secure reservations to customers
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Computer literate – Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure to achieve deadlines
  • A confident communicator – with customers, members of the team, all internal departments and outside agencies
  • Keen to take full responsibility of all duties
  • Flexible attitude to work/duties and the ability to work weekends and bank holidays as well as having flexibility within normal working hours
  • Live less than one hours travelling time to the development

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

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Managing Surveyor – Marleigh, Cambridge

We are seeking an ambitious, experienced Managing Surveyor to provide support to the Commercial Manager. Within the role, you will assist with and actively manage part of the commercial team for the region, overseeing a multi-phase large value residential development.

You will ensure timely and accurate procurement of sub-contract orders whilst managing cash control through proactive analysis, and you will oversee the facilitation of works packages. You will also control and accurately report costs and future financial projections.

Candidates must have a good understanding and knowledge of contract and subcontract forms.

For more information about the role please speak to our recruitment team on: recruitment@hill.co.uk 

 

 

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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 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

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK

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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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