Careers

Maintenance Person


Location: South Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Rutland
Salary:

 You will need to be multi-skilled in construction methods working to a high standard

You will need to: 

  • Very good attention to detail. 
  • To be presentable, hardworking and driven.
  • To liaise with the Customer Care department.
  • Proven carpentry, plastering, plumbing, tiling, plumbing, electrical, painting and decorating skills.
  • Good organisational skills, working on your own initiative.
  • To have experience in internal finishing to a high standard. 
  • Good customer service skills as you will be dealing directly with the homeowner and you are representing the company.

Closing date for applications is 16th June 2017.

For all enquiries please email helen@cvdepartment.co.uk or send a CV and letter to Helen Hick, HR Department, Larkfleet House, Falcon Way, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 0FF. Previous applicants need not apply. No agencies.


 

Branch Manager


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This position is for a Branch Manager in a busy Builders Merchants that has recently been modernised with a complete refit. You will need to have good knowledge of the building industry along with the materials used. You will also need to have the ability to look after many customer accounts. A proven track record of management in the industry would be an advantage.

Job requirements 

  • Managing branch budgets and the P&L account, along with meeting financial targets.
  • Actively increase sales opportunities for new, old and current customers.
  • Leading by example at all times and motivating your team.
  • Recruiting new employees and developing your team continuously where required.
  • Ability to make competent commercial decisions within a fast moving environment.
  • The ability to monitor and foresee market trends. 

Closing date for applications is 9th June 2017.

For all enquiries please email helen@cvdepartment.co.uk or send a CV and letter to Helen Hick, HR Department, Larkfleet House, Falcon Way, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 0FF. Previous applicants need not apply. No agencies.


 

Telehandler/Forklift Drivers


Location:
Salary:

We are looking to recruit Telehandler/Forklift Drivers.

Who we're looking for

You must be CPCS qualified and suitably experienced within the residential housing sector.

Excellent rates of pay for the right applicants.


Closing date for applications is TBC.

For all enquiries please send a CV and covering letter to Alex Powell, Construction Director, Larkfleet Group, Larkfleet House, Falcon Way, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 0FF. Alternatively, please email jennifer.shephard@larkfleethomes.co.uk. Unfortunately unsuccessful applicants may not be notified. No Agencies.


 

Contract Managers


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We are looking to recruit Contract Managers.

Who we're looking for

You must have proven experience within the volume residential sector with a suitable track record for multi development management in a fast-paced environment.

You must have excellent IT skills, be a good communicator and be able to work well under pressure with managers, contractors, customers/clients and consultants to deliver a first class product and excellent customer care.

Excellent remuneration package for the right applicants including car/car allowance, medical insurance & bonus scheme.


Closing date for applications is TBC.

For all enquiries please send a CV and covering letter to Alex Powell, Construction Director, Larkfleet Group, Larkfleet House, Falcon Way, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 0FF. Alternatively, please email jennifer.shephard@larkfleethomes.co.uk. Unfortunately unsuccessful applicants may not be notified. No Agencies.


 

Experienced Residential Site Managers


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We are looking to recruit Experienced Residential Site Managers.

Who we're looking for

You must have relevant proven experience within the volume housing industry of delivering quality homes to agreed build programmes whilst maintaining excellent presentation and safety standards and first class customer care. You must also have excellent IT skills.

Excellent remuneration package including car/car allowance, medical insurance, pension scheme & bonus scheme.


Closing date for applications is TBC.

For all enquiries please send a CV and covering letter to Alex Powell, Construction Director, Larkfleet Group, Larkfleet House, Falcon Way, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 0FF. Alternatively, please email jennifer.shephard@larkfleethomes.co.uk. Unfortunately unsuccessful applicants may not be notified. No Agencies.


 

Quantity Surveyor


Location: Bourne Area
Salary:

The Role

Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will be responsible for the commercial activities on 4-5 sites in the region. Typical duties will include:

  • Analyse tenders upon return to ensure compliant bids are received
  • Prepare detailed breakdown of build cost included within land acquisition pack
  • Ensure all health and safety information is signed off prior to placing Order
  • Compile sub-contract Order, issue for contractor to sign and ensure Order is returned prior to work commencing
  • Attend pre-start meeting, handover completed procurement pack to site team
  • Issue Customer Extras List at pre-start meeting
  • Ensure sub-contractor weekly and monthly applications for payment are analysed and checked
  • Prepare interim payments
  • Issue contra-charges as appropriate
  • Highlight claims for additional works outside Budget Estimate Summary
  • Settle all Final Accounts expediently after works complete
  • Carry out monthly progress checklist on site for all sites
  • Prepare sub-contract accruals
  • Produce Valuation Breakdown Reconciliation (VBR)
  • Carry out cost and value reconciliation on all items
  • Agree costs with the Accounts Department
  • Prepare Cost Value Comparison (Profit & Loss) notes

  

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will ideally hold a degree in Quantity Surveying or an equivalent qualification. It is also essential that you have previous experience working for a house builder on multiple housing developments from pre commencement stages through to final accounts on time and within budget.

  • Ability to work remotely
  • Excellent communication, influencing and relationship building skills
  • Flexible – ability to work at all levels and at hands on level
  • Proven written communication skills
  • Excellent level of numeracy
  • Computer Literate in MS Office

 

Closing date for applications is TBC.

For all enquiries please email adrian.evans@larkfleetgroup.co.uk. No agencies.

 


 

Sales Executive


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We are looking to recruit a Sales Executive.

This position is based in a sales and marketing suite on a new housing development selling properties off-plan within a sales team, to prospective clients and helping them through the house buying process. You will work closely with potential buyers and the site manager to ensure all the homes on the site are ready and finished to a high standard and have the choices fitted as requested. You will be conducting viewings and liaising with buyers, financial advisors and solicitors alike.

 Job requirements 

  • Must have previous experience in new home sales. 
  • Sales driven to achieve and exceed sales targets.
  • Work weekends and Bank Holidays.
  • Positions are avaialble for both Full and Part Time roles and in Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Rutland.
  • Research the marketplace and use the data to sell above the competition.
  • Effectively manage a sales database to optimise sales opportunities.
  • Progress secured reservations to completion.
  • Ensure a smooth journey for the customer and the company during the legal process.
  • Effectively manage and resolve any customer complaints.
  • Work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Have confidence in face to face interaction.
  • Well presented and well spoken.
  • Personable and engaging.
  • Maintain and build good relationships with clients following sales.
  • Knowledge of the Help to Buy Scheme and other relevant schemes and a proven experience of off-plan sales would be a distinct advantage.
  • Good negotiation skills.

Closing date for applications is TBC.

For all enquiries please email helen@cvdepartment.co.uk or send a CV and letter to Helen Hick, HR Department, Larkfleet House, Falcon Way, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 0FF. Previous applicants need not apply. No agencies.


 

Experienced Scaffolders


Location:
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Scaffolders required.

Castlebuild Scaffolding part of The Larkfleet Group of Companies is looking to employ excellent scaffolders to join their established and award winning team.

Requirements: 

  • CastleBuild Scaffolding is seeking Part 1 or Part 2 qualified scaffolders. 

  • Must have their own driving licences. 

  • On the books or subcontract. 

  • Good rates of pay. 


Closing date for applications is TBC.

For all enquiries please contact Tony or Lee on 01775 719222.


 

Trainee and Assistant Site Manager


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We are looking to recruit Trainee and Assistant Site Managers. 

As part of The Larkfleet Group of Companies Training Academy and the Group’s existing expansion plans, we are now recruiting for Trainee and Assistant site managers, to work alongside our experienced management staff.

  • Must have a full clean driving licence. 
  • Be able to work as part of a team.
  • Be smart and tidy in appearance.
  • Have good confident communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the building industry is essential.

Applications will be considered from tradesmen with relevant experience and also graduate trainees who have completed HNC/HND in building/ residential studies, or are in the process of completing a degree in a construction related discipline.


Closing date for applications is TBC.

For all enquiries please email jennifer.shephard@larkfleethomes.co.uk or send a CV and covering letter to Alex Powell, Construction Director, Larkfleet Group, Larkfleet House, Falcon Way, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 0FF. Unfortunately unsuccessful applicants may not be notified. No Agencies.


 

Assistant Sales Manager


Location:
Salary:

We are looking for an experienced, pro-active and efficient Assistant Sales Manager.

Job requirements will include (but are not limited to)

  • Your role will be to assist the Head of Sales. 
  • You may be required to work weekends and Bank Holidays.
  • Research the marketplace and be aware of competitors.
  • Effectively manage a sales database to optimise sales opportunities.
  • Ensuring progression of secured sales reservations to completion.
  • Effectively manage and resolve any customer complaints.
  • Work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Reporting directly to the Head of Sales.
  • Have confidence and be able to interact with customers and the public.
  • Well presented and well spoken.
  • Personable and engaging.
  • Previous new homes experience would be preferable.
  • Knowledge of the Help to Buy Scheme and other relevant  schemes and a proven experience of off-plan sales would be a distinct advantage.
  • Good negotiation skills.

 

You must have a flexible approach and always be ready to go the extra mile. If you think you can meet these requirements, this could be the role for you.


Closing date for applications is TBC.

For all enquiries please email with your CV to helen@cvdepartment.co.uk Helen Hick, HR Department, Larkfleet House, Falcon Way, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 0FF. Previous applicants need not reply. No agencies. Unfortunately unsuccessful applicants may not be notified.


 

Sales Administrator


Location:
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We are looking to recruit a Sales Administrator. 

You will be responsible for managing customers passed on by the Sales team – starting with reservations though to the exchange of contracts and legal completions whilst ensuring that the customer receives a smooth and professional experience.

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to)

  • Above average typing speed is essential.
  • Managing the preparation of sales information for release to on-site sales team and appointed estate agent prior to launch.
  • Ensuring all sales data on the sales system is updated. 
  • Manage and ensure Sales Executive’s and Selling Agent’s reports are on time and to a high quality.
  • General sales administration from reservation through to completion
  • Assisting current administrators with daily tasks.
  • Dealing with all aspects of administration that are necessary to operate a successful property development company.
  • Ad-hoc project-work, filing, scanning, faxing, photocopying, and answering phones.

You must have 

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and flexible.
  • Discretion and confidentiality essential.
  • New homes sales or estate agency background would be highly advantageous.
  • Experience in a busy environment and be able to work on your own initiative.

Closing date for applications is TBC.

For all enquiries please email helen@cvdepartment.co.uk or send a CV and letter to Helen Hick, HR Department, Larkfleet House, Falcon Way, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 0FF. Previous applicants need not apply. No agencies.


 

Land Buyer


Location:
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We are looking to recruit a Land Buyer. 

You will support the Land Managers in the identification and acquisition of sites, assisting in project acquisition from identification, offer, contract, purchase, planning to pre-start on the sites acquired.

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to)

  • Sourcing new opportunities, both on and off-market.
  • Networking with agents and landowners.
  • Carrying out market research and identifying land opportunities.
  • Produce professional land packs, ensure accurate bids are placed for land.
  • The role will require effective communication with external bodies such as Local Authorities, Land Agents, Architects and Planning Consultants.

You must have

  • Previous land buying experience, and will have good communication skills. 
  • The ability to work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative to set deadlines within tight programmes and to budget.
  • Confidence and numeracy with proven negotiation skills are essential for this role.
  • A degree in a relevant property related subject is highly desirable.
  • Discretion and confidentiality essential.

Closing date for applications is TBC.

For all enquiries please email helen@cvdepartment.co.uk or send a CV and letter to Helen Hick, HR Department, Larkfleet House, Falcon Way, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 0FF. Previous applicants need not apply. No agencies.


 

 


*The Larkfleet Group of Companies is an organisation which actively promotes equality and diversity and encourages applicants from all sectors of the community.