• Assistant Quantity Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor

    Harron Homes (Yorkshire) are looking for either an Assistant Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor to join our existing Commercial team at our Colton office.

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    Assistant Quantity Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor

    Harron Homes (Yorkshire) are looking for either an Assistant Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor to join our existing Commercial team at our Colton office.  Experience will be expected if applying as a Quantity Surveyor.  Candidates should be adequately qualified and have previous experience working in the construction industry.

    We are looking for team players with a methodical and conscientious approach to their work.  You should be numerate and familiar with PCs, especially spreadsheet packages.  Coins experience would be advantageous.  Duties to include preparation of site budgets, valuations, labour payments, sub-contractor enquiries and payments as well as other duties associated with commercial cost control.

    In return Harron Homes offer excellent prospects with a competitive salary, plus benefits that could include company car or allowance, bonus scheme and a pension scheme.

    To apply please attach a detailed CV and salary expectations in your application to be sent to our Commercial Manager, Graham Wallis.

     

  • Buyer/Senior Buyer

    Harron Homes (Yorkshire) are seeking a Buyer/ Senior Buyer to to join our existing Commercial team at our Colton office.

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    Buyer/Senior Buyer

    Overall purpose of the role 

    Deliver the procurement process to allocated sites.

    Ensure all rates are under budget and achieve further discount where possible

    Primary Tasks / Duties of the Role

    • Grow supply chain with new innovative suppliers offering savings.
    • Purchase materials in line with site spec & development drawings.
    • Influence construction to minimize cost/spends.
    • Reduce construction overheads by either re-negotiating rates or eliminate material wastage.
    • Assist technical with areas of value Engineering to reduce build costs.
    • Manage integration of material spec change
    • Manage procurement of specific sites cradle to grave.
    • Price Negotiation with all suppliers, influence reductions & advise CB on increases.
    • Ensure Invoice Queries are completed for month end
    • Monitor supplier performance & address issues where apparent.
    • Provide a knowledgeable point of contact for site agents with regards to building materials & best practice on site
    • Compile site comparisons for each site, request further discount & FOC items to make suppliers more appealing.
    • Planning & scheduling material deliveries for new sites.
    • Monitoring material quality
    • Guide buyer on company policies & procedures
    • Rebate management

    Skills/Person Specification

    • Understand build progress & stages
    • Commercial awareness
    • Reactive in dealing with site queries
    • Strong negotiation skills (key element)
    • Time management skills
    • Communications skills
    • Excellent Microsoft office skills
    • Excellent Coins system skills
    • Ability to read & understand specification of works & architectural drawings
  • Temp Purchase Ledger

    The accounts team are looking for an experienced purchase ledger clerk to fill a temporary role covering maternity leave.

    The successful applicant must have purchase ledger experience and have a positive attitude and comfortable working in a busy office environment.

     

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    Temp Purchase Ledger

    The accounts team are looking for an experienced purchase ledger clerk to fill a temporary role covering maternity leave.

    The successful applicant must have purchase ledger experience and have a positive attitude and comfortable working in a busy office environment.

    Further Details:

    The vacancy is for a temporary Purchase Ledger Clerk for approximately 14 Months.

    The applicant must have purchase ledger experience and be able to work on their own incentive.

    The role entails:

    • Filing Delivery Tickets
    • Matching invoices with Delivery tickets
    • Obtaining Tickets from supplier websites
    • Book in Goods from Site
    • Scan Invoices and Delivery tickets
    • Process Invoices – Approx. 50 per day
    • Supplier Queries
    • Logging Queries on spreadsheets
    • Work Closely with the buying departments
    • Statement reconciliations
  • Sales Executives

    Harron Homes are seeking full time Sales Executives for their developments. You’ll need to be highly motivated, outgoing, enthusiastic and an excellent communicator.

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    Sales Executives

    Overall Purpose of the Role

    Under the direction of The Sales Manager, The Sales Executive is responsible for achieving New Homes Sales, in line with achieving / exceeding set targets whilst ensuring company standard procedures are followed, maximising revenues wherever possible, and positively contributing to the company’s growth.

    You will also be responsible for all aspects of presentation on the Development as per Harron Homes expected standards.

    Ensure that an excellent level of customer service is delivered to all purchasers.

    Primary Tasks / Duties of the Role

    To positively promote Harron Homes Company & product at all times.

    Maintain a professional polished appearance with regards to hair & make up, ensuring that your uniform is in crisp condition, clean & ironed with red scarf & name badge to be worn at all times.

    Deal effectively with existing & prospective purchasers in a professional and engaging manner at all times to ensure the best customer experience.

    Be proactive & swiftly follow up any leads received via email, telephone, Head Office & Rightmove.

    Organising the maintenance, cleanliness and presentation of the Marketing Suite, Show Homes and landscaping ensuring that these are to the highest standard at all times as per company expectations.

    Conduct weekly checks to ensure all on & off site signage is accurate, clean & in a satisfactory condition & highlight any issues to The Sales Manager.

    Conduct weekly checks on the development web site page & Right Move web site highlighting any errors or amends to The Sales Administrator & Sales Manager responsible for your development.

    Have a full awareness of all New Build Competitors in the local area & conduct a monthly report.

    Generate and maintain a positive working relationship with local Estate Agents to attract new leads to the development.

    Research the local area to acquire knowledge on all Amenities, Education, Retail Outlets & transport links.

    Utilise & promote Company Purchasing Assistance Incentives effectively to ensure a good flow of sales whilst Financial Advisors maximising profit at all times.

    Positively promote the features & benefits of the use of company nominated Panel Solicitors &.

    Attend the weekly Meeting with their Site Manager to discuss all aspects contained therein in order to ensure high levels of communication is maintained between Site & Sales.

    Highlight any issues with unsold units & present ideas / action plan to The Sales Manager in order to help achieve a sale.

    Up sell Purchaser Extras from the Excellence Range in order to enhance company revenues.

    Complete Standard Colour Choices for any unsold units as set out by The Sales Manager & company standards.

    Ensure that all Standard Colour Choices & optional Extras are being installed as per the choices paperwork by inspecting plots at the relevant stages of build.

    Conduct daily inspections on any completed unsold stock units & compile a report on a weekly basis for The Site Manager to rectify any noted defects, monitoring that the works have been completed.

    Maintain regular contact on a weekly basis with existing purchasers on all aspects of build progress & any anticipated build date changes keeping a record of the conversation in the plot file.

    Maintain weekly contact with the purchaser, their IFA & Solicitor to monitor all ongoing sales through to exchange of Contracts within a six week period from date of reservation, completing the weekly sales progression update report & sending in to Head Office.

    Ensure that all plots are fully ready for Home Tour by immediately inspecting them upon notification from your Site Manager that the CML Cover Note has been received & note any defects that require rectifying prior to the Home Tour being able to take place, again monitoring completion of any noted defects.

    Ensure that Home Tours are booked in with the purchaser & Site Manager & that they are conducted in a professional and knowledgeable manner in the presence of both yourself and Site Manager.

    Ensure Plots are ready for legal completion by inspecting the plot on the morning of the day of completion, checking that any noted defects from The Home Tour have been rectified & report any findings to The Site Manager.

    Ensure that Legal Completion Handovers are conducted in a professional & knowledgeable manner in the presence of both yourself & The Site Manager with the purchaser to receive a full explanation on the reporting process of any defects found within their new home.

    Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the groups Health & Safety Policy in order to ensure a safe working environment & be proactive in highlighting any potential dangers regarding Health & Safety on site which could impact on any visitors, residents, yourself & other employees on the development.

    Skills / Person Specification

    Be available to work weekends 10.30am to 5.30pm and be available outside of normal working hours to support the company  needs as & when directed to do so in order to support key selling times and events.

    Have knowledge of The New Build Industry & Housing Market.

    Excellent Communication Skills, both written and Oral.

    Proven track record in New Build Sales.

    Full understanding of The Property Mis descriptions Act.

    Full understanding of The Data Protection Act.

    Full understanding of The Consumer Code for House Builders.

    Ability to positively promote the Harron Brand at all times.

    Excellent Customer Service Skills.

    High level of organisational skills.

    Full driving licence and own car.

    Computer Literate.

    Ability to work unsupervised and to follow company procedures.

  • Forklift Driver – North Midlands Division, Nottingham

    We currently have a position available for a permanent full-time Telehandler Forklift/Truck Driver at our Sandlands Park (Phase 1) development in Nottingham, North Midlands Division.

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    Forklift Driver – North Midlands Division, Nottingham

    We currently have a position available for a permanent full-time Telehandler Forklift/Truck Driver at our Sandlands Park (Phase 1) development in Nottingham, North Midlands Division.

    The position pays weekly; a good rate of pay at a standard 39 hours a week with the potential for overtime and Saturday work.

    The chosen candidate:

    • Must hold a valid CPCS/NPAWS Qualification
    • Must be reliable, with a proven track record of good time-keeping
    • Must work well under pressure and be self-motivated to complete each task given by the Site Manager and/or Assistant Site Manager
    • It is essential that the candidate can follow instructions whilst working as part of a busy site environment
    • Previous experience in private house building is essential.

    Please ensure that you meet all the essential requirements before applying.

    If you think you would be the ideal candidate for this position, please attach a copy of your CV in your application. We look forward to hearing from you.

     

  • Forklift Drivers - Yorkshire Division

    Harron Homes are currently seeking experienced Forklift Drivers required for housing developments across Yorkshire  with good rates of pay. Previous experience in private house building is required.

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    Forklift Drivers - Yorkshire Division

    Harron Homes are currently seeking experienced Forklift Drivers required for housing developments across Yorkshire with good rates of pay. Previous experience in private house building is required.

  • Labourers

    Harron Homes are currently seeking experienced labourers required for housing developments across Yorkshire with good rates of pay. Previous experience in private house building is required.

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    Labourers

    Harron Homes are currently seeking experienced labourers required for housing developments across Yorkshire and The Midlands with good rates of pay. Previous experience in private house building is required.

  • Bricklayers

    Harron Homes are currently seeking experienced bricklaying gangs, required for housing developments across Yorkshire and The Midlands with good rates of pay. Previous experience in private house building is required.

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    Bricklayers

    Harron Homes are currently seeking experienced bricklaying gangs, required for housing developments across Yorkshire and The Midlands with good rates of pay. Previous experience in private house building is required.

     

  • Site Managers, Senior Site Managers

    At present we are actively recruiting for Site Managers and Senior Site Managers.

    Working with a large construction team you will be working from site set-up to customer handover.

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    Site Managers, Senior Site Managers

    At present we are actively recruiting for Site Managers and Senior Site Managers.

    Working with a large construction team you will be working from site set-up to customer handover. You will be required to set goals and motivate your team and contractors to deliver under pressure. You will have a firm understanding of the construction industry and have management experience within the homebuilding sector, and ideally professionally qualified. You will be responsible for managing a work force to build sites in a safe and diligent manner, to the highest possible standard, on time and in line with predetermined cost.

    Excellent packages are available for the right candidate.