Senior/Principal Structural Engineer

A senior or principal level structural engineer, able to run projects and face clients, is required by this company of Civil & Structural Engineers and Designers, who specialise in the design, administration and management of building construction projects. The Company provides advice on building projects from feasibility through to construction on site and excellence in the quality of design and service to clients. The London office is a small, friendly design office based in SW1. They are part of a larger firm with around 150 staff.

The practice is well established and have experience in the design of buildings for both the United Kingdom and overseas. The projects which have been completed range from hotels and hospitals to special steel and aluminium structures and in extremes of climatic conditions from Middle East Deserts to Northern Canada and in earthquake zones and in areas of severe mining subsidence.

You should have excellent communication skills and be a technically strong design engineer with a desire to progress your career within a small office. You should be able to design in all the main materials and be happy attending meetings, assisting graduate engineers and facing clients. You should be MICE or MIStructE Chartered. Excellent promotional prospects for the right candidate.

Ideally you will already have SME company experience. Any drainage design experience would also be useful.

Benefits include:

* 25 days annual holiday plus all bank holidays
* Company pension scheme
* Regular CPD
* Flexible working hours
* Cycle to work scheme
* Showers, changing rooms and secure bike storage
* Payment or contribution to vocational training courses

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business


Installation Coordinator

This is an exciting opportunity to join a nationwide brand and the leading home improvement company in the UK, who has built their well-established brand for almost 50 years with the manufacture, supply and installation of their products to over a million customers throughout the nation.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing company with plenty of room for development. The roles main fucntion is to support the operational administrative needs of the Depot by undertaking a full range of administrative duties and ensuring efficient administrative processes are maintained in accordance with Company procedures and any relevant work instructions.

Duties to include –

* ? Manage all installations from the point of booking through to completion using workflow pipeline reports.
* ? Ensure the Installation Planner is kept up-to-date with booked appointments and completed installations and reconcile the installation return.
* ? Complete installer packs ready for issue.
* ? Co-ordinate installers and allied trades as required to achieve Installation Planner targets
* ? Order and arrange delivery of materials from suppliers as required.
* ? Raise purchase orders & reconcile invoices.
* ? Prepare the banking of cash and cheque deposits, staged & final payments and input on JDE (computer system).
* ? Check that sat notes are correct and processed in a timely manner
* ? Ensure all manual and electronic systems (including JDE) records are kept up to date.
* ? Administer fuel receipts and vehicle bonds
* ? Monitor and action the release of guarantee admin checks.
* ? Deal with customer enquiries as required including customer courtesy calls
* ? To qualify customer appointments for service calls, complete the relevant paperwork and update the records/system as required.
* ? Prepare quotations for insurance & warranty work & administer the sundry sales system.
* ? Process handover sheets, including forms relating to health and safety.
* ? Process jobs for manufacture.
* ? Ensure debt jobs and any outstanding works are booked in a timely manner.
* ? Liaising with manufacturing and third parties to chase products that have been missed from the deliveries.

We’re looking for the following key skills in order to fufil the role –

* Good problem solver

Great organization skills

Excellent eye for detail

Flexible approach to working hours

Excellent telephone manner

Knowledge of the home improvements industry (desirable)

* The ability to work to strict deadlines in a fast paced environment.

In return you will receive a real platform to showcase your talents with an industry leader.

Healthcare Support – Health & Protection Division

My client is an award winning top 10 independent insurance broker in the UK who specialises in the following sectors:

Private Client Insurance (Homes, Cars, Jewellery, Art, Yachts)
Commercial (SME to large multinationals)
Community (Local Councils, Churches and Charities)
Health & Protection (Group & Individual)

Overall Objective:

To provide the Health and Protection team with administration support and to specifically assist with private client renewals and new business.

Main duties / responsibilities:

Provide consultants and advisers with administrative support as required
Prepare and disseminate pre-renewal documentation for private clients
Obtain and check renewal and new business quotations for private clients
Liaise with insurers regarding individual client requirements
Manage the private client databases
Information gathering from insurers regarding private client products and services
Monthly debiting of client income on IT reporting platform
Assist the Head of Health and Protection in specific projects as required
Provide administrative and operational support to the Head of Health and Protection. This will include diary planning and meeting arrangements
Maintain and update the templates library and information resources
Circulate insurer updates and business magazines
Attend all team meetings and produce concise minutes
Arrange insurer visits and coordinate training programmes if required
Maintain sickness, holiday, anti-bribery and training registers
Become proficient in using the Acturis IT system and upload data as required.
Open, date and allocate incoming post and collate, stamp, and take all outgoing post to the post office.
Liaise with maintenance providers to coordinate office maintenance, including lighting, air conditioner, water cooler, photocopier, cleaner etc
Check and forward supplier invoices to head office
Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients, colleagues and suppliers
Undergo training and development in line with agreed objectives
Maintain and develop personal knowledge and skills through Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Knowledge / understanding required:

Good educational level. Graduate preferred but a degree is not essential. Experience of working within an office or customer facing environment.

IT knowledge / understanding required:

At advanced level Microsoft Word; Microsoft Outlook;
At intermediate level Microsoft Excel; Microsoft PowerPoint;
Skills and attributes required:

Presentable appearance and personable manner
Highly literate and numerate, demonstrating close attention to detail
The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
The ability to prioritise and organise own work load
The ability to work as a member of a team

Benefits include a company paid cash plan, and 25 days holiday

Hours 9am 5:00pm

There will not be an allocated parking space so the successful candidate will need to either find a space nearby or travel by public transport. Some days, when there are less than 6 people in the office (including the new joiner, the staff count will be 9) there will be a space for them to use.

Good working environment with a friendly, hard-working, but fun, team.

Despite our best efforts it is not always possible to respond to every application individually due to the high volume of responses we receive on each vacancy

Only candidates who are short listed will be contacted for this particular role and if you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume that you have not be successful. However, we will keep your details on our database, and will contact you when other suitable positions come in

Compliance/Archiving Assistant

A well-established professional services firm is looking to recruit a Compliance Assistant. The main duty of the Compliance Assistant is to assist the compliance team with archiving files and general administrative tasks. Responsibilities will be:

* To ensure that files ready for archiving are prepared following the file checking procedure and are then archived using the company case management system

* To assist in the physical file audit process, which will involve travelling to other client offices

* To assist with the administration of the firm’s Lexcel and Conveyancing Quality accreditation schemes

* To assist in the preparation of reports

* To maintain lists/schedules and records as required and produce statistics

* To undertake general administrative and clerical support where necessary

* To undertake any other task reasonably requested

This position will require you to possess excellent MS Word including Excel and the ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in a professional services firm. This would suit a candidate who can show strong attention to detail with an exceptional ability to organise their daily work load and someone that can show strong written and spoken communication skills. You will need to be able to show your compliance knowledge

Benefits: depending on experience

Recruitment Resourcer- Facilities and Maintenance


Randstad CPE are currently looking to recruit a Resourcer to work within our experienced and award winning FM team in our exclusive London office, in the city, near Cannon Street.

Randstad CPE is a Sunday Times Top 100 Company to work for 2015, and is part of the Randstad group, one of the leading recruitment and HR services providers in the world with a top five position in the UK and a top three position in fifteen countries including the US, France and Germany. As the market leader we are constantly striving to be the best and most innovative recruitment solutions provider in our market and we pride ourselves in our ability to offer our employee’s the opportunity to develop their careers in the direction they wish to follow.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for a career in recruitment and the opportunity for future career progression for the successful individual through to working their way from a resourcer to a recruitment consultant and beyond!

Working within the Facilities & Maintenance team. they will place the likes of Helpdesk Administrators, Contract Support Administrators, Facilities Coordinators, General Administrators, Receptionists, Cleaners, Porters to name a only a few. Our clients vary, however include the likes of Universities, Hospitals, Retail, London landmarks, Historical buildings, Government and luxury properties including some of the most prestigious hotels in London.

Hours of work

Monday to Friday – 08:00am to 17:30pm

Key duties & responsibilities

* Sourcing candidates for temporary job vacancies
* Interviewing candidates
* Updating / writing CV’s
* Taking references
* Attending client meetings
* Taking copies of EAA (Passports, certificates etc)
* Assisting the freelance team
* Checking temps have arrived on site
* Chasing timesheets
* Dealing with timesheet queries
* Dealing with client queries


* Excellent communication skills
* Sales experience – Highly desirable (Not essential)
* Experience of working in a phone based role (Not essential)
* Drive and determination to succeed

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business

Waking Night Support Worker

Are you a night owl? Are looking to work alternative hours to suit you? We are looking to recruit Waking Night Support Workers in Seaford, East Sussex and have a number of different days available to suit you! If you have experience of Night Work in Health and Social Care then read on, this could be just the job for you!

You will be working for a reputable charity that supports children and young people in residential care who have learning disabilities and other complex needs.

In this role as Night Worker it is essential that you are awake and alert at all times. You will support the residents throughout the night to ensure a high standard of care is provided. You may need to assist and administer medication through out the night when necessary. You will patrol areas to ensure safety of the residents.

To be considered for this role we are looking for candidates who have experience working with Learning Disabilities and are passionate about the support they provide. You will need to have some experience of working night shifts. A qualification in Health and Social Care is also desirable.

There are a mixture of days available for this role and your hours can be made up from working as little as 2 shifts a week or maximum of 4 shifts per week. The shift times are 10pm – 10am. The role is term time only – so 38 weeks a year! Benefits include paid holiday, training and and qualification opportunities.

Claims Handler

I am currently recruiting for a Claims Handler to work for a client based in Clifton, working Monday – Friday between the hours of 8am – 6pm, based on a 37.5 hour working week paying between £16,000 – £18,000 per annum dependant on experience.

-Managing insurance claims from their receipt to the point of issuing our invoices to clients.

– You will have control of a postcode area and be working alongside a technician to plan work in your designated area and control the claims from cradle to grave.

– You will maintain the diary appointments for and work very closely with your technician to maximize productivity and deliver excellent customer service.

– Receipt of large amounts of incoming telephone calls to the insurance office.

– To act as a gatekeeper for unwanted sales call, answer basic queries and provide information, or to direct more complex queries to the relevant claims handler, including DPA requirements.

– To be able to provide detailed responses, both in writing and by telephone to any queries that are within your designated postcodes.

– Overflow assistance for incoming domestic calls when sales office is busy, either to obtain customer details and requirements, or to provide quotations and details of the service we offer.

– Managing data base of photographs for all insurance claims, labelling them as per the current system and downloading photos from the technicians SD memory cards.

– Various administration duties which would include the typing up of damaged contents lists, photocopying of paperwork, preparation of detailed and accurate reports and quotations using the various pricing schedules attached to the different clients,.

– Receiving Direct To Franchise instructions from our clients, recording details of the claim and logging on various systems and spread sheets.

– Appointing subcontractor services and the coordination of those services from arranging quotes to receiving and granting authorization for said services.

– Using Outlook shared calendars to book appointments for new claims and follow up works (experience of diary management, appointment booking or scheduling work would be a distinct advantage)

– Use of internal computer systems as well as Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word. Excel spread sheets are used to report our insurance claims to our clients so it is necessary to be very comfortable using inputting data into spread sheets and any additional knowledge of Excel would be an advantage.

Candidates will ideally come from a similar role or have strong admin/ customer service experience and have the ability to multi-task and work in a busy environment.
You must be a strong communicator who deal with customers/ clients over the phone and email.

Due to the volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted.

DK Associates are an equal opportunities employer