Quantity Surveyor – Infrastructure – Consultancy

HeadNorth Consulting have been engaged by a renowned global Professional Services Consultancy to recruit for a Quantity Surveyor, to join their Edinburgh office.

This position would suit a Quantity Surveyor looking to join an organisation with an international outlook, an enviable list of clients and projects, and which supports continuous professional development. Given the volume of work they would also like to hear from experienced Assistant and Graduate Quantity Surveyors looking to make the next step in their career.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrable knowledge of NEC contracts, with both pre and post contract experience beneficial. In addition, it is preferable that prospective applicants have experience of working on infrastructure developments.

Responsibilities of the role include,
Prepare activity schedules
Prepare Bills of Quantities
Evaluate contractor applications
Obtain payment certificates
Maintaining main contractors compliance through regular reviews
Undertake full tender analysis
Provide advice on dispute resolution, making recommendations to stakeholders
Liaise with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure project continuity and financial success whilst remaining compliant

This position offers the opportunity to join a globally-established consultancy with a diverse portfolio of clients and projects, as well as a highly competitive remuneration scheme and benefits package.


Senior Project Manager – Civils

HeadNorth Consulting have been engaged by a well-established global construction consultancy to recruit for a Senior Project Manager, to join our client’s Edinburgh office.

The Candidate

For this Senior Project Manager position the successful candidate will have direct experience in the civil engineering aspects of large-scale commercial or public sector projects, with an awareness of the risk profile surrounding these types of developments.

Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:
Working with key stakeholders at planning stage
Liaising with local authority and different public sector departments during the consent process
Coordinating the design team
Liaising with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure project continuity and financial success whilst remaining compliant with design and safety specifications

This position offers the opportunity to join a globally-established business with a diverse portfolio of clients and projects, as well as a competitive remuneration scheme and benefits package.

Graduate Civil Engineer – (Roads & Drainage) – Edinburgh

Our client is a specialist Civil, Geotechnical & Structural Engineering Consultancy based in Edinburgh and is seeking to strengthen their Infrastructure team by appointing a Graduate Civil Engineer (Roads & Drainage).

As a Graduate Infrastructure Engineer you will either have completed an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering and contain previous experience within a UK based consultancy or be a recent Masters graduate specialising in Infrastructure design for roads and drainage. You will need to be able to demonstrate your technical understanding of using AutoCAD Civils 3D, PDS & Microdrainage and also be familiar with s38, s104 & s278 applications and roads & drainage design. It would be preferable that applicants have placement or previous industry experience up to 2 years experience.

You shall receive a very competitive starting salary in relation to your previous experience or technical understanding of an Infrastructure Engineering role. You will be exposed to excellent training and career progression through CPD.

Civil Infrastructure Technician

The Job: Civil Infrastructure Technician

The Company

First People Solutions are currently recruiting for a consulting engineering company based in Edinburgh. The company have been operating for many years in Edinburgh but have recently grown and hope to continue this.

They have several offices across the UK and specialise in civil and structural engineering with many of their clients being in the residential, commercial and education sector.

Due to the increase in workload, and not wanting to overstretch their current staff, they have decided they require a Civil Infrastructure Technician for their Edinburgh office.

The Job

In this position you will be working alongside a team who are responsible for delivering infrastructure design for various projects.

You will carry out detailed design for roads, drainage (including SUDS) and site levelling.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is carrying out a similar position in a consulting engineering environment.

A knowledge of AutoCAD is essential with WINDES, PDS and/or Civil 3D being very advantageous.

In return, you will be offered a competitive salary, modern office environment, flexible working, professional development as well as a variety of other incentives.

If you are interested in this position please apply online attaching an up to date CV or contact Gordon Armstrong on …… for more information. Please note that the upper salary band is negitoable if your current experience reflects that

Trainee Recruitment Consultant – Fortune 500 Company

Due to a target smashing 2016 we are expanding our office in Edinburgh and looking for hardworking, motivated, competitive and ambitious individuals to become Recruitment Consultants to begin an exciting, interesting and satisfying career with us.

Experis is the technical arm of ManpowerGroup operating from 6 thriving offices across the UK. We are the largest IT Recruitment Specialist in Europe advancing quickly on our way to becoming the #1 Global Leader in Professional Resourcing & Workforce Solutions. We operate in more than 50 countries and work with over 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500, deploying 38,000 highly skilled professionals every day.

Experis Specialist Markets is our niche specialist division where each Recruitment Consultant is immersed in their own vertical specialism in an interesting technology or sector within a geographical remit. Our Consultants are Subject Matter Experts and develop and retain strong working relationships with the top 10% of talent in their vertical market.

Working in Experis Specialist Markets gives you the opportunity of building a business within our business. You get the feeling of working for an intimate, agile and dynamic consultancy within a huge and powerful global business.

Financial Rewards:

As a Trainee Recruitment Consultant you will start on a basic salary of £18,000 + commission. We offer a market leading commission scheme up to 45% & a car allowance from £4,410 up to £6,200 per year. If you work hard and take advantage of the platform that we can offer you can expect to earn £30,000 – £40,000 in year 1, £50,000 – £60,000 in year 2 and £70,000 – £100,000 in year 3

St Andrews Square – Dynamic – Professional – Enjoyable – Successful!

What we can offer you:

*A market leading platform & prestigious brand with huge financial backing
*A wealth of experience – we have been operating within the UK for 28 years
*Exciting career progression opportunities across ManpowerGroup not just limited to the UK. E.g. Consultant > Senior > Principal > Team Lead > Manager > Director
*Inspiring & ambitious leaders
*Exposure to the best clients in the UK
*Fantastic incentives including cash bonuses, sport events, award ceremonies in top London hotels and holidays to amazing places such as Sri Lanka, Morocco, Miami and New York
*Extensive Support Infrastructure – Tailored coaching and development performed by our qualified Talent Team and top performing Recruitment Consultants. We offer development programmes where you get the opportunity to work in offices across Europe including Amsterdam, Paris & Berlin.
*Extensive benefits including 30 days holiday per year (inc bank holidays), healthcare, dental care and generous pension scheme
*An adult and enjoyable working environment & culture

The Recruitment Role:

*Identifying companies to develop long lasting working partnerships.
*Attract, assess and connect specialised Technology Professionals with relevant businesses.
*Using a variety of candidate sources including in-house database, external search engines, referrals and advertising.
*Networking – building a business.
*Interviewing candidates and managing the application process.
*Managing and negotiating the offer and placement process ensuring a high level of service to both clients and candidates.

Sales/ New Business:

*Secure & conduct client meetings and present your offerings.

Candidate Criteria:

*The hunger to establish a lucrative, rewarding and exciting career in Recruitment
*Graduate degree or equivalent calibre with the aptitude to become a Subject Matter Expert
*Ideally has Sales experience or demonstrates the hunger and ability to work within a Sales capacity
*An outgoing & confident personality
*A highly competitive nature
*Strong work ethic & positive attitude
*Motivated & ambitious
*Financially motivated – the desire to earn a lot of money
*Business minded/ entrepreneurial

Recruitment would suit someone with the following experience:

*Call Centre
*Customer Service

Benefits: £35000 OTE + full training + progres

Counterbalance Forklift Operator

Our Edinburgh based client is currently looking to hire an experienced Forklift Driver on a temporary basis.

Working within their busy manufacturing depot the successful candidate will be responsible for:-
Loading/unloading HGV’s
Forklift driving
Stock control
Organising dispatches
General warehouse duties
Transporting products around the factory

As a Forklift Operator you will:-
Possess demonstrable experience within a Manufacturing or Production environment
Be competent operating in tight spaces
Hold a valid Counterbalance Forklift Licence
Have warehouse experience
Be able to provide two work references
Be able to provide your own safety boots

This position will offer the Forklift Driver an excellent and competitive hourly rate between £11 and £13 per hour.

This job will be ideal for someone with great forklift driving skills, who is confident working in tight spaces.

To apply, please upload your CV today.

ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland’s largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified.


Graduate Recruitment Consultant: Rapid Career Progression

Graduate Recruitment Consultant positions in an established and highly respected recruitment consultancy in Edinburgh City Centre. If you are a talented graduate and have the commitment and motivation to excel in a challenging and financially rewarding career in recruitment; read on.

The Company

Having been established for over a quarter of a century the company is a UK based, highly respected, international recruitment business with offices across Europe, USA, Middle East, Far East and Australasia. They are market leaders in a number of recruitment sectors including IT, Engineering & Finance.

The company has a defined approach to developing its staff. It is totally focused on identifying and promoting the most talented individuals from within. Nearly all of the company’s directors and management team started as Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultants.

With a busy programme of new office openings, and on going diversification into new specialist recruitment sectors, there has never been better opportunities for rapid career progression for Graduate Trainees.

The Role

Following an initial residential recruitment course you will receive industry recognised recruitment sales training via a blended learning scheme including, e-learning, classroom sessions and on the job coaching.

From the outset you will be given responsibility for a specific technical market and geography. You will be expected to put your learning into practice rapidly, and will be speaking to clients and candidates from week one.

Working to targets and recruitment deadlines in a lively open-plan atmosphere the graduate recruitment consultant role includes:

* Telephone sales to develop your client base of companies.
* Head-hunting and telephone interviewing candidates within your technical market.
* Writing and posting creative advertisements, social media and email marketing.
* Managing the recruitment process – taking requirements, arranging interviews, closing job offers etc

Graduate Recruitment Consultant Package

* Starting salary £18,000, rising at subsequent promotion points.
* Uncapped commission providing the opportunity to be doubling your salary in 12 months and rising from there.
* Sales incentives including holidays and staff entertainment,
* Company cars, healthcare, pension and share schemes on qualification.

The Person

* You must be hard-working, articulate and committed graduate who is specifically seeking a challenging target-driven sales career.
* In addition, you will be able to motivate yourself, work in a team / as an individual and have the ability to learn new concepts quickly.
* Prior sales experience is desirable, but not essential. However, you must be able to demonstrate a track record of achievement (be it in your working life, academically, sporting, extra-curricular, hobbies / interests etc)

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply today.

This graduate recruitment consultant vacancy is being handled by Conrad Scott Ltd. Conrad Scott Ltd is a recruitment agency specialising in placing graduate recruitment consultants, trainees and experienced recruitment professionals into the recruitment, search and selection industry. Conrad Scott acts as an employment agency and is registered in England and Wales as Conrad Scott Ltd, registered no 7537737

Benefits: OTE £36K first year