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Rob Burnham

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Rob has been involved in the residential house building recruitment sector since 1999 and he has worked with all the leading housebuilders and residential developer during this time. He really understands the recruitment process within housebuilding and residential developers having placed numerous quantity surveyors, site managers, project managers and directors into a variety of residential developers from bespoke housebuilders to leading PLC residential developers.

His vast experience and longevity in focusing on residential developer jobs and placing all types of construction staff into housebuilding jobs means I fully understand what is required by all types of residential client, such as social housing contractors, residential developers and bespoke housebuilders.

He is extremely reliable and diligent and have been told that it is his performance and personable attitude that has made me the first choice for a number of leading residential developers and social housebuilding contractors.

Placing the following into leading housebuilding jobs:

  • Commercial – Assistant Quantity Surveyors, Quantity Surveyor, Senior Quantity Surveyor, Commercial Manager, Commercial Director, Buyers, Senior Buyer and Chief Buyer, Estimators at all levels.
  • Production – Assistant Site Manager, Site Manager, Senior Site Manager, Project Manager, Contracts Manager, Project Director and Construction Director.
  • Technical – Assistant Technical Coordinators, Technical Coordinators, Technical Manager, Senior Technical Manager and Technical Directors.
  • Customer Care – Customer care Operatives, Customer Care coordinators, Customer Care Managers and Head of Customer Care.
  • Land, Planning and Development – Land Manager, Planning Manager, Development Manager, Land Director, Planning Director, Development Director.

Specialities: executive search, contingency recruitment, permanent and contract recruitment

 
 
 

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Senior Technical Manager

£85000 - £93000 per annum Car Pension Bupa Bonus

This leading residential developer, based in London is actively to looking for a Lead Technical Managers for two new schemes it will be starting in the next two months.

The schemes vary in size from 320 to 640 units, one of which is a part refurbishment and RC Frame apartments and a new build rc frame scheme both have a mixture of Social and private sale. Sites are based South West London and South East London and have a build time of 4 years from start to finish, neither site has started as of yet.

As the lead Technical Manager, you will be based on site, as part of a Commercial, Production and Design Team. You will be manage the consultant engineers for all the design related issues and buildability of the project. Ensure all the agreement and certificates are in placed to build the project. Manage the scope of the design and the quality of the build. Assist the Project Manager with all the timely information required to manage the timescales of the project to time and budget.

You should be currently working as a Lead Technical Manager for another residential developer or a highly experienced consultant engineer or architect who has seen residential schemes through from start to finish.

This company is going through a large-scale growth plan over the next five years and therefore there will be numerous opportunities for ambitious Technical Manager to progress their career with this expanding developer. If you are interested in this position, please feel to get in contact with Rob Burnham at Constructive Moves.

Site Manager - Externals

£60000 - £68000 per annum Car Pension Bupa Bonus

This leading residential developer/contractor has a major new scheme in North London, of nearly 500 unit. The scheme is a RC Frame apartments of a luxury standard to be completed over a phased development plan. They are looking for an External Site Manager to help complete the groundworks, substructure and RC Frame from the early stages of the build.

You will report to the lead project manager on site, you should have experience of managing all types of groundworks and frame packages. You must hold all the tickets, such as SMSTS, First Aid and CSCS card to be considered and have a solid career history with in the residential sector.

This company has a very ambitious build programme to complete the project on time, therefore it will be a very fast-moving scheme, so we require keen and driven External Site Managers to be part of the development team.

This residential developer/contractor has a large pipeline of future developments across London and a land bank to building for years to come. If you are interested in hearing more please feel free to get in contact Rob Burnham at Constructive Moves.

Lead MEP Manager

£80000 - £95000 per annum Car Pension Bupa Bonus

Constructive Moves are working for top 5 residential developer, who is actively looking for a Lead MEP Manager to oversee all the MEP works on a major new build residential scheme in North East London.

The role is responsible for managing all aspects of the Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) requirements for the development of the site ensuring the provision of safe, efficient, and cost-effective work, while maintaining the highest quality of work and customer service and delivering within the required timescales.

You will manage the development of the Design package with the Technical and Consultant team and provide support the Commercial team in the review and procurement of the associated packages relating to the MEP.

You will manage the day to day running of the MEP requirements for the development and provide clear direction to those working on the construction site ensuring their responsibilities and targets are communicated and understood.

You will motivate, support, and manage directly employed site staff, providing toolbox talks, training, coaching, and support as required to improve performance and all the way through to commission of all the services.

This company has a very settled working environment and has a healthy pipeline of new projects for the future. If you are interested in this position, please feel free to contact Rob Burnham at Constructive Moves.

Technical Manager

£75000 - £85000 per annum Car Pension Bupa Bonus

This leading residential developer, based in London is actively to recruit a Technical Manager for a new scheme it will be starting in the next two months.

The schemes vary in size from 250 to 450 units all of which are RC Frame apartments and mixture of Social and Build to Rent. The sites are based in South East London and have a build time of 3 years from start to finish.

As the lead Technical Manager, you will be based on site, as part of a Commercial, Production and Design Team. You will be manage the consultant engineers for all the design related issues and buildability of the project. Ensure all the agreement and certificates are in placed to build the project. Manage the scope of the design and the quality of the build. Assist the Project Manager with all the timely information required to manage the timescales of the project to time and budget.

You should be currently working as a Technical Manager for another residential developer or a highly experienced consultant engineer or architect who has seen residential schemes through from start to finish.

This company is going through a large-scale growth plan over the next five years and therefore there will be numerous opportunities for ambitious Technical Manager to progress their career with this expanding developer. If you are interested in this position, please feel to get in contact with Rob Burnham at Constructive Moves.

Assistant Construction Planner

£40000 - £45000 per annum Car Pension Bupa Bonus

Constructive Moves are working with a leading London house-builder whom an unparalleled reputation for high-quality design, build and schemes to source a assistant project planner due to expansion of its construction department.

As a Assistant Project Planner, for this company, you will be working alongside the Senior Planner who will give you all the training and development you will need to become the company planner over the next few years and how the company programmes it schemes using ASTA. The ideal candidate could be from a construction site management background who is degree qualified in construction management or civil engineering who is looking for a long term career away from the nuts and bolts of construction on site to more of . With up to 4 years postgraduation experience, You will be working on new projects and programmes across a number of new and existing residential schemes across from traditional builds to large RC frame apartment schemes. You will be working extremely closely with the Land, Pre-Construction and estimating Departments under the direction of the head of planning.

They are a supportive organisation whom will work with you to ensure your career with them delivers a structured progression plan, with opportunities to grow and develop your skillset and where longevity and quality is recognised and rewarded. They are able to offer you a structured career path to become a lead planner in years to come.

This residential developer has a large pipeline of future developments across London and a land bank to building for years to come. If you are interested in hearing more please feel free to get in contact Rob Burnham at Constructive Moves.

This leading residential developer has a major new scheme in London, the scheme is a RC Frame apartments of a luxury standard to be completed within the next 12 - 18 months. They are looking for Finishing Managers to help complete the development.

As a finishing manager, you will report to the lead site manager for the block and you will be managing from 2nd Fix to completion. You must hold all the tickets, such as SMSTS, First Aid and CSCS card to be considered and have a solid career history with in the residential sector and great eye for detail.

This company has a very ambitious build programme to complete the project on time, therefore it will be a very fast-moving scheme, so we require keen and driven Finishing Managers to be part of the development team. You must experience working for a residential developer as a finishing manager.

This residential developer has a large pipeline of future developments across London and a land bank to building for years to come. If you are interested in hearing more please feel free to get in contact Rob Burnham at Constructive Moves.

Customer Care Operative

£38000 - £40000 per annum Car Pension Bupa Bonus

This leading residential developer, based in London is looking for Cuystomer Care Operative to carrying out all aspects of property maintenance, including Carpentry, Plumbing, Painting and Tiling for New Build Residential schemes.

As part of the NHBC Warranty for new home owners, the developer who builds the homes, needs to maintain and repair any issues for a initial 12 month period after the new homeowner has moved in. These faults are normally minor issues, such as cracked plaster, leaks from plumbing and general settlement of the building after the completion of building works.

As a Customer Care Operative, you will be called by the customer service team to attend customer issues at the customers home at a completed or part completed development in London. You will manage the customers expectations from your expert opinion and timescales of completing the task involved. Your background called be from any trade but ideally from a internal or plumbing background. You must be customer facing and be able to deal with all type of situations you will face when dealing with clients.

You will be provide with a van, kit and petrol card to complete your role to the highest standards the company works to.

There is excellent career progression available due to the nature of this expanding company and their growth plans ahead. If you are interested in this position, please contact Rob Burnham at Constructive Moves for more information.

Senior Quantity Surveyor

£70000 - £85000 per annum Car Pension Bupa Bonus

Constructive Moves have been instructed by a highly reputable residential developer to source a highly ambitious and driven Senior Quantity Surveyor whom produce high quality homes and create communities. Their projects are majority RC frame apartment schemes which range in size and specification.

The company brings a high level of expertise in securing and delivering the best outcome for each site they develop. The business has significant resources available for land acquisition, either unconditionally or subject to planning, and the ability to complete quickly where necessary. Due to there structure they are able to across Housing Association Schemes, Joint Ventures, Private Sale and Build To Rent.

They are currently looking for an Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their existing commercial team in London. The successful candidate will be someone with career aspirations and wants to quickly develop under a structured development programme, with the opportunity to work with and learn from more senior staff who have extensive experience within the industry. This business is looking for someone who can be inventive and can get involved with multiple aspects of the construction process including estimating duties. As projects progress, you will be required to spend time tracking valuations and variations accounts on the sub contractor packages you are in charge off.

This company has an excellent reputation for promoting from within and has numerous case studies available to demonstrate. If you would like to hearing more about this opportunity please feel free to contact Rob Burnham at Constructive Moves.

Multi-Trade Operative

£38000 - £42000 per annum Car Pension Bupa Bonus

This leading residential developer, based in London is looking for two experienced Multi-Trade Operatives to carrying out all aspects of property maintenance, including Carpentry, Plumbing, Painting and Tiling for New Build Residential schemes.

As part of the NHBC Warranty for new home owners, the developer who builds the homes, needs to maintain and repair any issues for a initial 12 month period after the new homeowner has moved in. These faults are normally minor issues, such as cracked plaster, leaks from plumbing and general settlement of the building after the completion of building works.

As a Multi Trade Technician, you will be called by the customer service team to attend customer issues at the customers home at a completed or part completed development in London. You will manage the customers expectations from your expert opinion and timescales of completing the task involved. Your background called be from any trade but ideally from a internal or plumbing background. You must be customer facing and be able to deal with all type of situations you will face when dealing with clients.

You will be provide with a van, kit and petrol card to complete your role to the highest standards the company works to.

There is excellent career progression available due to the nature of this expanding company and their growth plans ahead. If you are interested in this position, please contact Rob Burnham at Constructive Moves.

Multi-Trader Operative

£38000 - £42000 per annum Car Pension Bupa Bonus

This leading residential developer, based in London is looking for two experienced Multi-Trade Operative to carrying out all aspects of property maintenance, including Carpentry, Plumbing, Painting and Tiling for New Build Residential schemes.

As part of the NHBC Warranty for new home owners, the developer who builds the homes, needs to maintain and repair any issues for a initial 12 month period after the new homeowner has moved in. These faults are normally minor issues, such as cracked plaster, leaks from plumbing and general settlement of the building after the completion of building works.

As a Multi-Trade Operative, you will be called by the customer service team to attend customer issues at the customers home at a completed or part completed development in London. You will manage the customers expectations from your expert opinion and timescales of completing the task involved. Your background called be from any trade but ideally from a internal or plumbing background. You must be customer facing and be able to deal with all type of situations you will face when dealing with clients.

You will be provide with a van, kit and petrol card to complete your role to the highest standards the company works to.

There is excellent career progression available due to the nature of this expanding company and their growth plans ahead. If you are interested in this position, please contact Rob Burnham at Constructive Moves.

Project Quantity Surveyor

£50000 - £65000 per annum Car Pension Bupa Bonus

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor - Residential Development

Location: South West London

Company Overview: Join a dynamic residential development company operating in the vibrant real estate market of West London. They specialise in crafting high-quality residential properties that meet the demands of modern living while maintaining the charm of the local community. There team is committed to excellence in design, construction, and customer satisfaction, and they are seeking a talented Quantity Surveyor to join us in achieving our goals.

Position Overview: As a Quantity Surveyor, you will play a pivotal role in the financial management of there residential development projects. You will be responsible for cost estimation, tendering, cost control, contract administration, and value engineering to ensure the successful delivery of our developments on time and within budget. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of our company while working on innovative residential projects in one of London's most desirable areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare accurate cost estimates for residential development projects, including materials, labour, and other expenses.
  • Develop and evaluate tender documents, analyse bids, and negotiate contracts with suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Monitor project costs throughout the construction phase, identifying cost-saving opportunities and managing variations to the budget.
  • Administer contracts and ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions, including processing payments and resolving disputes.
  • Collaborate with project managers, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure effective project delivery.
  • Conduct value engineering exercises to optimise project value while maintaining quality standards.
  • Assess and mitigate risks to the project's budget and schedule through proactive risk management strategies.
  • Prepare final accounts and documentation at project completion, reconciling actual costs with the initial budget.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor in the residential development sector, preferably in London or the surrounding area.
  • Strong knowledge of construction contracts, tendering processes, and cost estimation techniques.
  • Excellent analytic and numerical skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and financial information.
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in industry-standard software for quantity surveying and cost management.
  • Membership or working towards membership with a relevant professional body (e.g., RICS) is desirable.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Exposure to exciting residential development projects in West London.
  • Health and wellness benefits.
  • Pension scheme.

How to Apply: If you are a motivated and skilled Quantity Surveyor looking to make a significant impact in the residential development sector, we want to hear from you!

Surface Repair Technician

£35000 - £42000 per annum Car Pension Bupa Bonus

This leading residential developer/Contractor, based in London is looking for an experienced Surface Repair Technician to work on issues arising during the build process on new build Residential schemes.

As a surface repair specialist you will be involved in the following repairs, Laminate repairs, Ceramics repairs, Sanitary repairs and resurfacing. French polishing/wood repairs and lacquering and site spraying using the latest HVLP spraying equipment. Repairs and resurfacing curtain walls and damaged doors and Stone/brick/tile repairs, UPVC/GRP/Acrylic plastic repairs, Powercoated surfaces, Cladding repairs and resurfacing and glass polishing.

They are looking for practical and good with their hands and have imaginative with the ability to think outside the box and resolve problems. You must have good people skills and able to communicate well with others. Have a good understanding of colours and be able to match colours and a good eye for detail and able to recreate patterns and colours. Have a current and valid CSCS card for the construction industry and possibly a NVQ Level in Damage Repairs.

You will be provide with a van, kit and petrol card to complete your role to the highest standards the company works to.

There is excellent career progression available due to the nature of this expanding company and their growth plans ahead. If you are interested in this position, please contact Rob Burnham at Constructive Moves to discuss the company and role in more detail.