Business Services

General Manager - Estates

Location: Central Bristol
Posted: 09/04/2021

Salary: £53,168 - £62,001
Job Type: Permanent

Do you have a proven track record in the operational management of large Estates? Do you possess knowledge and experience in the t...Read more


Do you have a proven track record in the operational management of large Estates?

Do you possess knowledge and experience in the technical field of Hard FM? 

Our client, a large and well-respected public-sector provider based in Bristol, is looking for a General Manager with credible experience and knowledge in managing the Hard FM function of a large Estate – ideally within a healthcare setting.  The primary objective will be the planning and managing the delivery of all Hard FM maintenance and grounds maintenance.   

As General Manager, the successful applicant will lead and drive a proactive approach to Hard FM, ensuring there are robust processes, mechanisms and tools in place to deliver services on time and to the highest standards.

In return, there is a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including a leading employer pension contribution of over 20% per annum!

The role of General Manager is incredibly varied, and the key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and managing all planned preventive maintenance, repairs and minor works
  • Managing associated budgets and staff (including an in-house workforce of 80+ trade staff) across multiple sites
  • Managing the service ensuring best use of available resources
  • Planning and ensuring effective and efficient service delivery
  • Maintaining Estate statutory, regulatory and HTM compliance
  • Deputising for the Associate Director of Estates 

Due to the nature of this General Manager role, the successful candidate should have a proven track record in the operational management of large Estates.  This is alongside knowledge in technical field of Hard FM and experience of stakeholder management at a senior level.  Chartered membership of a recognised body would be preferred i.e. IHEEM, IMECHE, RICS, RIBA, CIOB etc. 

If you are interested in this General Manager position, then please apply or get in contact today.

 

Business Services

Customer Administrator

Posted: 06/04/2021

Job Type: Permanent

Do you enjoy resolving issues in a customer-focused way? Are you looking for an administration role that enhances your customer se...Read more


Do you enjoy resolving issues in a customer-focused way?

Are you looking for an administration role that enhances your customer service skills?

Our client based in North Bristol is looking to recruit a Customer Service administrator as their existing team expands. The position is initially for a 3-6month fixed term contract.  The Customer Service administrator position is perfect for someone that is passionate about completing tasks to a high standard with excellent attention to detail. Whilst also maintaining the high level of customer service that is the major focus for the company. A strong background in Customer Service and excel (V-look ups and pivot tables) is an essential part of the position.

The successful customer service administrator will receive an excellent annual salary, Monday – Friday office hours (35 hours a week), parking, and a highly competitive overall package. Although due to the current situation there will also be a homeworking solution available returning to a blended office and homeworking solution as the lockdown eases. Due to this, it is necessary that you can commute to the Bristol office on a daily basis if needed.

The Customer Service Administrator’s daily duties for this role include:

  • Maintain sound relationships with other departments and external parties
  • Process stock levels and update excel spreadsheets
  • Ensure invoices are audited and paid to our suppliers within our agreed timescales
  • Regularly audit and monitor our suppliers to ensure they are meeting our contractual needs
  • Daily monitor product in stock and manage each product until sold, understanding all the key triggers of stock management.
  • Ensure all activities are in line with agreed policy and comply with governance
  • Carry out all additional work as requested
  • Supporting other departments

The successful candidate will have a strong customer service background and will be able to show high attention to detail in order to complete and amend services accurately. Experience in using Microsoft Office products and other software is also desirable.

If you have interested in this role please get in contact ASAP.

 

Business Services

Team Secretary

Location: Central Bristol
Posted: 06/04/2021

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Job Type: Permanent

We’re looking for an experienced Secretary to join a professional company in the City Centre. You’ll be efficient, reliable and a ...Read more


We’re looking for an experienced Secretary to join a professional company in the City Centre.

You’ll be efficient, reliable and a great team player – ideally with a couple of years’ experience of providing secretarial support to a team.

Recognised as a ‘best place to work’ within their sector, the team in the Bristol office are looking forward to welcoming a new starter.  You’ll receive a strong salary of £20-25,000 per annum plus some great benefits including private medical insurance, life assurance and an employer contribution pension, amongst others. 

Daily duties will be varied and interesting, reflecting the changing workload of the business.  Key responsibilities are: -

  • Working to agreed time frames to produce accurate reports, letters, word documents etc This will include both audio and copy typing
  • Providing administrative support to the Bristol office, to include photocopying, filing, scanning
  • Paying close attention to detail in managing and filing correspondence and other documents to shared drives
  • Diary management for a small team
  • Processing expense claims and travel arrangements
  • Planning, monitoring and control of own workload.  Able to multitask when required and re-prioritise tasks as needed
  • Working within the support team, assisting others when their workload becomes heavy to ensure the department runs efficiently at all times.

If you’re comfortable with all of these duties, then we’re sure you’ll have the skills and experience required but please check below…

  • Experience of providing administrative / secretarial support within a professional services environment ie. Legal / Financial Services / Surveyors / Architects or similar
  • Accurate audio and copy typing skills with speed above 45 wpm
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft applications with some level of experience in editing and formatting Excel documents
  • Super communication skills – you’re used to working in a team and liaising with both internal members of staff and clients
  • A professional and can-do attitude – you’re self-motivated, flexible and can prioritise, to ensure you meet deadlines

Due to the current situation, this role will be based remotely with a planned return to the office.

Business Services

DevOps Engineer

Location: Central Bristol
Posted: 06/04/2021

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
Job Type: Permanent

Are you a smart and driven DevOps Engineer looking for a new opportunity? Would you like to join a high growth tech business that ...Read more


Are you a smart and driven DevOps Engineer looking for a new opportunity?

Would you like to join a high growth tech business that is driven by results?

My client is an industry leader in online booking and reservation software that helps thousands of companies globally.  Due to ongoing growth, they are looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join their development team with a core focus around the product development process.  You will be responsible for designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions, as well as reviewing system requirements and tracking quality assurance metrics. 

In return for this challenging DevOps Engineer role, you can expect to enjoy an excellent salary and overall benefits package including flexible hours and remote working, and even a dog-friendly office!

What you will be doing

Key duties and responsibilities of the DevOps Engineer will include;

  • Working with the development team in the execution of tests on large scale products
  • Reporting on test results and providing status reporting on all test activity
  • Creating detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Designing, developing and executing automation scripts using open source tools
  • Collaborating with client services teams to improve product offering 
  • Keeping up to sate with new testing tools and strategies

What you need to have

Due to the nature of this DevOps Engineer role you should have;

  • A strong understanding of cross-browser testing tools and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Experience of hands on testing and test automation using open source or commercial testing tools
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration, Agile Methodologies, Cypress, Test Cafe, Selenium, Dusk (e2e), Jest (unit testing) and experience in testing API’s
  • Skill in the deployment of web technologies and applications
  • The drive to learn and understand the way things work

If this DevOps Engineer sounds like your cup of tea, then please apply or get in contact for further details!

Business Services

Facilities Manager

Location: Central Bristol
Posted: 30/03/2021

Job Type: Permanent

Are you an experienced Facilities Manager looking for a new opportunity? Our client, an established and well regarded property con...Read more


Are you an experienced Facilities Manager looking for a new opportunity?

Our client, an established and well regarded property consultancy based in Clifton, is looking for a Facilities Manager to manage hard and soft FM services and associated contracts across a diverse commercial property portfolio.  Reporting into the Head of Facilities Management, the Facilities Manager will be responsible for all premises contract management and financial administration.  The key focus of the Facilities Manager will be to ensure service levels are achieved, and key legislative requirements and industry best practices are met – all while maintaining value for money and appropriate levels of standard and quality.

In return, there is a great salary and bonus on offer, plus an attractive benefits package including a company car and parking.  Due to the nature of this role, travel will be required between commercial properties, therefore a full clean driving license will be required.

Please note, that while training will be office-based with an expectation to work from the office as required to meet the duties and responsibilities of this role, there will also be flexibility to work remotely.

What you will be doing

  • Procurement, administration and management of contracts for hard and soft FM services
  • Monitoring department, business and client SLA’s and KPI’s to ensure they are achieved
  • Ensuring the compliance of premises – Health & Safety, Environmental and Statutory
  • Overseeing financial administration of FM service contracts
  • Budget planning and assisting with the preparation of service charge budgets
  • Generating reports for management and client on the performance of FM services
  • Auditing FM service contracts, both internally and externally to ensure ongoing QA
  • Supply chain management and project management
  • Supervising the FM administration and helpdesk function
  • Assisting with the development of the company’s overall property strategy and FM consultancy

    What you need to have
     
  • Experience of FM ideally within commercial property or similar
  • Knowledge of service charges, invoicing, and financial reporting
  • Excellent IT skills and familiarity with CAFM systems
  • Technically competent although not technically qualified
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Methodical approach with attention to detail
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Proactive and receptive to change

If this Facilities Manager role sounds of interest, then we want to hear from you!

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