Senior Building Surveyor

Here at Barker Associates, we understand the world is changing rapidly, we recognise that the need for sustainable practices has become more critical than ever before.

Join us and have the chance to be at the forefront of sustainable innovation.

With a team that apply outstanding knowledge, rigour, and pride, offering their clients an outstanding end-to-end service.

 

We are looking for a talented Senior Building Surveyor to join our team in Birmingham, with its thriving construction sector and exciting projects on the horizon, if you have an eagle eye for detail and thrive in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you. Why choose Barker you ask?

A Chance to Soar: Take your career to new heights as you collaborate with industry leaders and play a crucial role in winning prestigious projects that shape the future.

An Encouraging Team: Join our collaborative team of industry leaders, where innovation and passion converge. You’ll work with like-minded professionals who value your expertise and the work that we do, and will provide an environment that fosters growth and development.

Distinguished Reputation: Be part of a renowned firm committed to sustainability, creating inspiring, sustainable spaces and making a positive impact within the industry.

Continuous Growth: Invest in your professional development with access to ongoing support and training, empowering you to expand your skillset and advance your career.

 

We are looking for someone who:

· Has a degree in Building Surveying or equivalent with ideally 5 years surveying experience

· Is MRICS Chartered

· Ideally has education sector experience

· Is client-focused with excellent ‘face to face’ communication skills

· Has a collaborative approach to achieving project and practice objectives

· Is committed to meeting project deadlines and Practice standards

Join Barker Associates and explore the unique opportunities we can offer you, combining your professional aspirations with a genuine commitment to sustainability.

Apply below or contact Amber Kelsey (akelsey@barker-associates.co.uk)

Barker Associates. Building futures together.

All roles will be subject to a DBS Enhanced check.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5pm Holiday: 25 days + bank holidays WFH Policy: Applicable post probation Benefits: Private Health Cover/Private Pension Scheme Full, clean UK driving licence required.

Senior Test Engineer

About the job

Do you have Test Engineering experience?

Do you have the drive and desire to grow your career?

Are you looking to work somewhere you are part of a team, who take pride in working together?

Does working within a team who is relaxed yet focused, and constantly challenge themselves, with a genuine love for what they’re creating appeal?

Who are we?

WOLF is a fast-growing community-orientated platform that enables communities in our core MENA market to create entertaining audio content and programmes – so users can participate, enjoy and build friendships. WOLF is a space for freedom and creativity in your online life—whether that’s participating in live shows, chatting, or discovering talent – all wrapped up in a fun community.

The Role

We are looking for a highly skilled test automation engineer to own and set up our automation framework and environment. Your duties would include designing automation scripts, finding solutions for automation problems, and working closely with the wider QA team in structuring tests; you’ll need to have experience in programming languages such as Swift, kotlin, or test scripting languages.

You’ll be joining an established team of 4 QA Analysts/Testers, and your role will require you to collaborate alongside our team of client and server developers, project managers, product owners, designers and external testers.

An important requirement of this role would be having the ability to onboard and train up new and existing members of the QA team. You would help guide and coach them in understanding and developing the skill sets required to write automated test scripts.

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Write and maintain frameworks that will run automations within pipelines
  • Create elegant test scripts for new product features based on the requirement
  • Maintain and enhance automated test suites
  • Work closely with leads to ensure a consistent testing strategy across engineering
  • Create and execute test plans for releases
  • Guide QA team members to design test strategies
  • Identifying quality issues and writing concise tickets
  • Developing and maintaining technical skills necessary for the performance of the role
  • Provide support to other members of the team – offering guidance where required
  • Collaborating with QA Analysts and Software Developers to develop solutions
  • Help maintain code quality, organisation, and stability
  • Concisely able to write and maintain technical documentation

Bonus points if you’re:

  • Familiar with agile, scrum and kanban
  • Familiar with the DevOps mindset
  • Familiar with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Familiar with issue tracking software such as JIRA
  • Familiar with Code Review processes

This role is well suited to someone who is a team player, we want someone who can work collaboratively. This position requires at least partial attendance weekly in our office with other high level developers, a minimum of 2 days a week

About WOLF

WOLF is the unique Audio Entertainment Communities platform that enables people to create entertaining audio content and programmes – so users can participate, enjoy and build friendships.

We bring together a lively and interactive community of producers, show hosts, radio presenters, singers, poets, comedians, musicians, DJs, and fans. We have stunning stages across thousands of different groups hosting live and interactive audio shows and festival events, as well as after-show gatherings and socialising. Entertainment is how we stand out, built on a foundation of friendship, community, and supporting emerging talent.

WOLF is a place where everyone can be their true self.

At WOLF, everyone is appreciated equally for being themselves. It’s even built into our Brand Values! We’re creating a work environment that is truly representative of our diverse society, where every colleague feels respected and is able to give their best when at work. And when we have happy employees, we can then deliver the best experience to our users.

Benefits

  • Working alongside a brilliant team – with a culture of excellence and innovation.
  • 33 days holiday – with increases for long term service.
  • Flexible/hybrid working – minimum 2 days in the office (if office based).
  • Early finish Fridays.
  • Flexibility over Christmas and New Year.
  • Perkbox Subscription – over 1,000 perks and discounts.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme.
  • Octopus EV Scheme – tax-efficient electric car leasing via salary sacrifice.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.

WOLF is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination where it may exist. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and for each colleague to feel respected and able to give their best when at work.

Maintenance Technician

BRITA UK has been successfully growing its presence in the Water Filtration and Optimum Water Dispenser market for many years. Part of the BRITA Group of companies, we are a family-owned business dedicated to changing the way people consume water sustainably.

UK based Water Filters HQ is located have our own Production & Manufacturing Depot based in Bicester, and we now seek a Maintenance Technician to join our dedicated team.

About the role

We seek someone who is solutions orientated who has an interest in growing their career within a Production Equipment & Machinery Maintenance environment.

You will working on a range of preventive and maintenance specific projects, including performing regular planned preventative maintenance services on production equipment to prevent breakdowns within the production process.

The day to day Accountabilities will include working on:

  • Sensors/Relays/Drives/Inverters
  • Bearings/Belts/Gearboxes/Conveyors
  • PPM and Reactive Maintenance
  • Automation machinery
  • Robotics machinery

In order to be successful in the role you will preferably have an experience or an understanding of;

  • Have prior Pneumatic maintenance experience
  • The ability to read diagrams, technical drawings & manuals and be able to fault find to component level
  • Posses a background in Electrical/Mechanical experience (advantageous)
  • Be prepared to work on rotational shift patterns to include early/late/nightWhat We Offer:
  • Salary up to £41,000 inclusive of shift allowance (depending on experience)
  • Pension & the opportunity to join the Private Health Cover scheme
  • Company performance related December bonus
  • Fantastic BRITA Product discounts
  • The opportunity to work overtime (additional pay rates)
  • Wellness and employee development programs
  • Onsite parking

Why join BRITA?

At BRITA we value our employees and take their well-being seriously. Taking care of our employees means remunerating them for the work they do and offering ongoing additional support & rewards within a diverse and unique family orientated environment.

Demolition Contracts Manager

Our client, a leading Demolition company based within the West Midlands who specialise in demolition projects, asbestos removal, construction services, site clearances and land remediation are now seeking a skilled & experienced Demolition Contracts Manager due to our continued expansion within our operations.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to safety, efficiency, and environmental responsibility!.

As Demolition Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our demolition contracts, ensuring successful project execution, client satisfaction, and compliance with industry regulations. You will collaborate with various stakeholders, including clients, subcontractors, and internal teams, to deliver high-quality demolition services within established budgets and time-lines.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Company Director, you will be responsible for;

  • You will oversee up to 7 sites and site supervisors
  • Ensure demolition operations comply with all legal requirements including Health, safety, and Environmental matters
  • Identify training requirements for demolition employees
  • Ensure the company complies with all contractual requirements (e.g. Drawn information and specifications)
  • To plan, prepare and develop risk assessments, method statements, programmes and resource requirements.
  • To engage specialist subcontractors, suppliers, and designers to ensure the efficient operation of contracts
  • Ensure sufficient resources are made available for the completion of the works
  • Ensure all site records are produced
  • Primarily ensure that industry standards are met and exceeded where possible
  • Maintain good relationships with clients, colleagues, and consultants

Skills & Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as contracts manager with a solid understanding of the demolition industry
  • Hold a CCDO Demolition Management Black Card and or NEBOSH qualification
  • Have excellent knowledge of all relevant demolition/health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Have solid project management skills within demolition
  • Effective people management skills.
  • Possess excellent organisational skills and be able to meet deadlines
  • Be able to plan  and prioritise workloads.
  • Be in possession of a valid, clean driving licence

What’s on offer?

  • Company pension
  • Annual leave + bank holidays
  • Company van + fuel card

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £55,000.00-£65,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company car
  • Company pension

Experience:

  • contract management: 5 years (required)
  • Demolition Project Management: 1 year (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • clean, UK Driving License (required)
  • CCDO Blackcard (preferred)

Work Location: In person

CPCS Trainer Assessor

Our client, The UK’s largest, most diverse geotechnical & ground engineering contractor within the Nottinghamshire region are seeking a Trainer & Assessor to join the team to manage the service delivery of high quality, reliable end point training and assessments from with in our Training facility centre based in Kirby-in-Ashfield.

The purpose of the role will not only involve managing the activities of the Training Coordinators & Administrators on a day-day basis, it will allow you the opportunity to develop the growth strategy, as well as proactively identifying areas in need of additional instruction and new educational needs which will be required in the provision of accurate information and advice on policies, regulations & processes relating to assessment which will be used in the preparation and analyse of statistical and other data.

Your knowledge of, or experience in the delivery of training cards or tickets (CSCS, CPCS and NPORS) to ensure certification and audit purposes will be a vital part of this busy and stimulating role!

Key Deliverables will entail

  • The management of accurate recording of training certifications and qualifications on our learning management system for producing accurate reporting
  • Conduct comprehensive evaluation of training as required
  • Maintain and develop effective communication and working relationships, both external and internal with all key stakeholders, by building strong and effective client relationships to ensure high levels of client satisfaction, retention, and maximising revenue opportunities for business through the delivery of a valued added service
  • Ensure all relevant systems such as LMS and CRM are updated correctly through auditing and reporting
  • Schedule & track all training courses by effectively communicating with employees and internal divisions to ensure course deadlines and qualification expiry dates are adhered to
  • Support, train, develop and annually appraise team members
  • Provide accurate information and advice on policies, regulations and processes relating to assessment and apprenticeship end-point assessment perspective
  • Accurately record and monitor budget expenditure in respect of qualifications and training
  • Support funding submissions to external bodies

To be successful in the role

  • Be certified in CSCS, CPCS and/or NPORS and a thorough understanding of GDPR guidelines pertaining to certifications/apprenticeship end point assessments, including quality assurance of education standards and frameworks understanding (essential)
  • Experience in the development and implementation of reporting metrics
  • Demonstrable experience of managing teams within operational delivery streams to drive continuous service improvements
  • The ability to build strong, effective relationships with diverse internal/external stakeholders

What’s on offer?

  • Basic salary (depending on experience) + car allowance + pension
  • The opportunity to join a fantastic organisation who are committed advocates of equality, diversity and inclusion for our employees!

Patient Coordinator

Are you ready to be the driving force behind building families, one patient at a time? 

If you’re passionate about helping others, have a caring heart, and want to play a pivotal role in creating families, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. 

 

About Us: 

At Harley Street Fertility Clinic, we understand the profound impact that fertility struggles can have on individuals and couples. That’s why we provide exceptional care, guidance, and hope to our patients. Our team of experts work tirelessly to help our clients achieve their dream of starting a family. 

 

Your Role: 

As a Patient Coordinator at Harley Street Fertility Clinic, you will be the heartbeat of our operation, the lynchpin between patients, IVF physicians, and a team of dedicated medical professionals. You’re not just a cog in the machine; you’re the glue that holds everything together. Your role is essential in ensuring that our patients receive the utmost care, guidance, and support throughout their fertility journey. 

 

Why Join Us? 

Working at Harley Street Fertility Clinic is not just a job; it’s an opportunity to be a part of something truly special. Here, you will: 

  • Empower Patients: You’ll be the first point of contact for our patients, providing them with the information and assurance they need to take the next steps. You’ll educate and guide them through the process, from the initial consultation to the joyous moment of conception. 
  • Emotional Support: Infertility can be a rollercoaster of emotions. You’ll be there to provide a shoulder to lean on, a listening ear, and a reassuring voice. Your empathy and compassion will make all the difference in our patients’ experiences. 
  • Coordinate Care: Your meticulous organisation and attention to detail will ensure that all aspects of patient care, from scheduling appointments to obtaining medical records, run smoothly. 
  • Team Player: Collaborate with our experienced medical team, physicians, and specialists to guarantee seamless patient care. Your ability to communicate effectively with the entire team is crucial. 
  • Inform and Prepare: You’ll keep patients fully informed and prepare them for each stage of treatment throughout the process, providing them with the information they need. 

 

Requirements: 

  • A compassionate, caring individual who truly understands the importance of this role in helping people create families. 
  • Excellent communication skills to convey complex medical information in a compassionate and understandable way. 
  • Superb organizational skills to keep everything running like clockwork. 
  • Empathy and patience to provide emotional support during what can be a challenging time for our patients. 
  • A genuine passion for making a difference in the lives of others. 

 

The dream of parenthood starts here at Harley Street Fertility Clinic, and we’re waiting for you to help make it a reality. Are you ready to be part of something extraordinary? Join us today! 

Senior Sustainability Consultant (Energy)

About Evora:

At Evora Global we are a passionate team that share a common set of values and want to make a difference to stop the negative effects of climate change.

Our mission is to accelerate the evolution of real estate sustainability to enhance the wellbeing of the planet and its people.

EVORA is a global sustainability consultancy, focused on the commercial real estate sector. Our clients include real estate investment organisations, such as Schroder Real Estate, UBS and Deutsche Bank.

The Role:

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to support our Net Zero Carbon delivery team. This position offers a very exciting opportunity to help high profile real estate investment managers meet the decarbonisation targets for their portfolios.

Core Responsibilities:

Net Zero Carbon / Energy Management

  • Delivering Net Zero Carbon Audit Programmes for key Strategic Clients to identify suitable and practical interventions to improve energy efficiency at asset and portfolio level
  • Calculate building-level emissions savings potential and required CAPEX for a number of technical decarbonisation measures
  • Develop new technical concepts for existing buildings with special regards to energy and carbon (incl. heating, ventilation, cooling, building automation systems. renewable energy, operational building controls)
  • Engage clients to determine the feasibility of implementing audit recommendations, present findings in front of senior client representatives
  • Analyse data to establishing energy and carbon reduction targets for clients, including top-down methodologies such as science-based targets and CRREM
  • Collaborate with team members in Germany, UK, Italy and US and provide technical expertise on energy management
  • Potentially use of building energy simulation software, such as Hottgenroth, ETU Planner; and lifecycle analysis software such as OneClick LCA

Essential skills:

  • Degree or Masters in Engineering, Architecture, Building Technologies or similar technical education or experience
  • Expertise and personal passion for net zero and energy management
  • Depth of technical knowledge of sustainability issues and application to real estate
  • Energy audit experience with understanding of HVAC systems for commercial buildings
  • Detailed understanding of current and forthcoming energy legislation within Germany
  • Detailed understanding of energy market and drivers within Germany
  • Ability to communicate in written and verbal communication in fluent German and English.
  • Willingness to travel ~1-2 days every two weeks for site visits within the DACH region.

Requirements will be adapted based on level of expertise of the individual candidate. If a certain skill is still missing, we will support the development and further growth

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary, reviewed annually
  • Attractive discretionary bonus structure
  • Pension scheme (with staff contribution matched)
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Additional 5 days holiday every three years to support one month sabbatical
  • German BahnCard 50
  • Flexible working hours (core hours 10-4, with 40 hour working week)
  • Remote/home working in agreement with line manager 2-3 days/week
  • Two days per year to volunteer for charity
  • Excellent ongoing professional development support
  • Multiple locations – Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt

At EVORA we are committed to fostering a working environment based on dignity and respect, in which everyone has a voice. We prize the diversity of our people and seek to provide equality of opportunity for all.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Connect with Us:

Website: www.evoraglobal.com

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/evora-global

Instagram: @evoraglobal

Twitter: @evoraglobal

R & D Manager (Sustainability)

About EVORA

At Evora Global we are a passionate and talented team that share a common set of values and want to make a difference to stop the negative effects of climate change.

Our mission is to accelerate the evolution of real estate sustainability to enhance the wellbeing of the planet and its people.

Evora is a leading provider of consulting, managed services and software solutions for Real Assets. The business has a pedigree delivering deep sustainability industry expertise across the spectrum of regulatory and reporting requirements, coupled with robust data platform offering high integrity and insight. Evora is the largest contributor of reporting into GRESB standard and offers specialist knowledge around Net Zero Carbon and Green Finance.

With a focus on sophisticated asset owners and fund managers that care about Climate Change and Carbon Emissions, Evora is orienting its business model to recurring services, data and software. The business has a blue-chip client base in Europe with demand for its services across Europe and US.

The Role

We have an exciting new opportunity for an analytical and detail-oriented research analyst to contribute to our success in the operations and decision-making of our business.

Core Responsibilities

Working hand-in-hand with the Product Council and Insights team you will provide leading market information and analysis, by:

  • Using your industry knowledge and research skills to identify, analyse and interpret key trends in real estate and ESG, providing forecasts and recommending improvements to the business products and decision making.
  • Researching market trends, conducting surveys, analysing data from competitors, and analysing EVORA’s products and customer retention to identify patterns, potential issues or improvements.
  • Using statistical, economic, and data modelling techniques and tools.
  • Organising and analysing data, creating visual reports, and presenting your findings to the leadership team.

Requirements

  • Professional fluency in written & spoken English
  • A passion for using research & data to inform strategic direction.
  • A desire to support the decarbonisation of the real estate markets and drive sustainability into investment decision-making.
  • A bachelor’s or associate’s degree in economics.
  • Strong mathematical, analytical, and data modelling skills.
  • The ability to manipulate large, complex data sets into manageable, understandable reports.

At EVORA we are committed to fostering a working environment based on dignity and respect, in which everyone has a voice. We prize the diversity of our people and seek to provide equality of opportunity for all.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Connect with Us:

Website: www.evoraglobal.com

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/evora-global

Instagram: @evoraglobal

Twitter: @evoraglobal

Firmware Engineer

The role

Casella Solutions is dedicated to reducing occupational health and environmental risks through a core competence in dust, noise and vibration monitoring. The role is to assist the company in achieving its business objectives and revenue targets by creating Embedded firmware within a range of environmental monitoring instruments which are cloud connected.

The role will be based in Kempston, but there is potential for some hybrid working.

Key Responsibilities

· Development of embedded firmware within a range of monitoring instruments which are connected to the cloud and with support of digital electronics design of new products.

· Gain and maintain in-depth knowledge of Products, Applications and firmware requirements.

· Provide high quality, robust and accurate software solutions and guidance on product concepts.

· Provide accurate time scale estimates and risk inputs into the project planning process.

· Support of general product maintenance and customised solutions.

· Work and communicate openly and effectively within the team environment.

· Contribute to the setting, following and accurate reporting on progress, priorities and goals.

· Manage workload effectively, maintaining a flexible, positive, proactive and creative approach.

· Providing results that are maintainable and accompanied by necessary documentation.

· Ensure that all activities are undertaken and controlled in accordance with the businesses ISO9001 Quality Management System (QMS). Maintain project and firmware documentation.

· Contribute to product innovations, design and competitive product improvement ideas.

· Maintain Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to measure performance and demonstrate continual improvement.

The Candidate

Essential Experience and Attributes

· Degree in software or electronics engineering (or similar with additional relevant experience).

· Relevant experience of Design, Development, Test and Documentation of firmware development for embedded microprocessors (E.g. ARM).

· Strong ‘C’, ‘C++’ and OOP

· Experience with RTOS & cloud connectivity (E.g. FreeRTOS, AWS, etc.)

· Experience with connecting wireless sensors (E.g. IoT or IoE)

· Experience with wireless connectivity (E.g. Bluetooth (inc. BLE), Wi-Fi, mobile network)

· Experience of USB, Sensor signal processing, data acquisition and efficient battery power management.

· Experience of digital microprocessor circuitry design.

· Experience of providing high quality firmware design.

· Ability to produce system /architectural design with a track record of outstanding achievement.

· Demonstration of a high level of intelligence with a track record of successful assessment of design task complexity and risk

· Strong English language skills, written and spoken word.

· High level of general intelligence.

· Good analytical ability, capable of assessing complexity of tasks for input on time scales and risk.

· Excellent attendance and punctuality.

· Cultural Awareness.

 

Desirable experience and qualities

· Experience in the development of test and measurement or scientific instruments.

· Embedded user interface design experience (mono and colour graphics).

· Able to define process approach and methods for successful design and testing methods (including unit testing).

· Track record of identifying necessary resources to hit project.

· Demonstrated ability working within a Quality Management environment.

· Experience of software control processes (control of source code via repository, bug tracking, etc.)

· Experience with implementing algorithms using DSP’s (E.g. IIR filters)

· Experience using C#

· Experience in the development of Android and iOS apps.

 

Contact details

Quarsh are handling this assignment. Their consultant is Adrian Hill, and he can be contacted at adrian.hill@quarsh.com or +44 (0) 7740 434338.

Interview Process

Candidates will have an initial interview with Quarsh before they are shortlisted for the role. They will have subsequent initial interviews with the Engineering Manager and the Managing Director.