Life at Extentia Group.

Extentia Group is made up of over 700 people all working together for a common purpose.  From careers in project management, design, surveying and software development, to roles in our support functions such as finance, HR, marketing and health & safety we exist to create environments for people to prosper.

Our aim is to create a culture that supports the wellbeing of our employees, it’s why we have flexible benefits, development programmes and on-going opportunities for progression to attract, develop and retain our people. As a growing company we’re always on the lookout for talented and passionate individuals.

Our Values.

We’re made up of a diverse group of companies with people from a wide range of backgrounds – but driven by shared values. Our beliefs are expressed in everything we do, from how we engage with people internally and externally to how we deliver our work, and even the way we differentiate ourselves from the competition.

Every day, our values inspire us to do our very best work while forging strong, long-lasting relationships with each of our clients. On paper, they may be six small words – but in reality, they are the key to how we deliver our promise to stakeholders.

We are

  • Responsible
  • Inspirational
  • Creative
  • Collaborative
  • Curious
  • Agile

Current Vacancies

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be jointly responsible with the Senior Project Manager/Programme Manager for the safe, profitable and quality delivery of, project(s) Note A under their control from Gateway 1-8 ensuring completion to the satisfaction of their line manager and Client

 Note A

Project(s): Project volumes and types decided by line manager on risk basis, but typically higher value and more complex. In the case of a Framework this will be a work programme or a number of work programmes forming the Framework.

 

Role Requirements

  • Health and Safety – ensure all projects are delivered to the highest safety standards in accordance with company standards and applicable legislation.
  • Be jointly responsible with the Senior PM/Programme Manager for the profit and loss performance of the project programme ensuring financial, commercial and operational reporting processes are followed and to provide accurate information.
  • Ensuring account growth including the development of other business strands and service lines within the S&W group.
  • Be responsible for all cash management including the preparation of the respective Cost, Value & Reconciliation (CVR) reporting, applications for payment, payment notices, payments and financial account agreements
  • Be responsible for the confirmation and implementation of all contractual and commercial arrangements with customers and suppliers
  •  Responsible for the preparation and effective management of the project procurement schedule and placing orders with the supply chain timely and with minimal or no risk.
  • Be jointly responsible with the Senior PM/Programme Manager for the effective management of the design process ensuring issue of robust information in line with programme requirements
  • Be responsible for the planning, selection, monitoring and development of all colleagues and suppliers under your management responsibility.
  • To implement and maintain an effective Client relationship management strategy.
  • To ensure the effective implementation of the company’s Quality Management Systems.
  • To ensure that the S&W company policy, procedures and business plans are implemented.
  • Act at all times as an ambassador for S&W and possess strong personal qualities of professionalism and integrity in accord with the companies’ visions and values.
  • Provide commercial functional support to all colleagues but focusing on Quantity Surveyors aligned to a work programme.
  • Accountable with the Programme Manager for the output of Quantity Surveyors aligned to the work programme.
  • Accountable for ensuring consistency across all work programmes in line with the Framework documents and documents issued during the course of the Framework.
  • Being the main contact point for all commercial queries that arise within the work programme.
  • Be able to act on the Framework metrics to drive improvement and establish us as being superior to our Framework peers.
  • Accountable for ensuring that commercial colleagues are implementing the company’s Quality Management System.
  • Work with Procurement and the Account Commercial Manager to ensure that a competent, competitive and capable Supply Chain is in place which will add value and provide year on year savings. Develop strong working relationships.
  • Other Framework focussed duties as directed by the Account Commercial Manager.
  • Working towards or achievement of an industry recognised professional membership
  • 3 years in similar role or demonstration of achievement of Key Duties and Responsibilities as part of promotion procedure
  • Full Driving licence

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter of how you meet the criteria.

 

Email john.farr@stylesandwood.co.uk

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Sales Consultant

 

Role Description:

The purpose of the role is develop and engage with new and existing accounts in order to sell company and Group services and drive the sales process.

The expectation is that you  will provide a significant contribution to business revenue and be responsible for the submission of new bids and proposals to your clients/accounts.

You will manage customer engagements with a consultancy and technology led approach to manage opportunities and build trusted relationships. You will be expected to liaise with business unit owners and/or pre-construction manager to suitably resource opportunities through the bid process.

The role will focus efforts in positioning Keysource services which includes lines dedicated to the lifecycle of critical environments including consulting, management and projects services.

Where existing relationships or contracts do not exist targeted engagement with suitable strategy will need to be developed and implemented by the individual working with the marketing team where required.

The individual will have an in-depth knowledge of their particular sector and proactively seek market trends and influences in order to position services and develop account opportunities/growth strategy.

You will be expected to become a Keysource champion within the industry and therefore will need excellent communication and personal skills. As a market leader we strive to ensure our people are the best and regularly meet to share lessons learnt, best practice and drive innovation within everything we do.

In return you will gain access to our excellent benefits, structured development programmes, and able to work out of our offices in Gatwick of the heart of London.

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter of how you meet the criteria.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Structural Engineer

 

Role Overview

We are interested in hearing from experienced Structural Engineers with general building structures experience for a permanent vacancy.  Working as the successful Structural Engineer, you will be engaged on a range of projects including commercial, retail and banking sector.

As a minimum, applicants should have:

  • Minimum BSc/BEng (Hons)/HND – Civil/Structural Engineering qualification or equivalent
  • At least 5 years post-graduate experience within commercial structural engineering
  • Experience of project management, delivery and commercial awareness
  • A full and thorough understanding of structural mechanics and construction principles for conventional permanent and temporary structures
  • A thorough knowledge of design principles/procedures in accordance with British Standards/Eurocodes pertaining to fundamental material design
  • Experience of software design packages including Word, Excel, AutoCAD, Tekla and other Trimble packages
  • Ability to produce structural solutions, schemes, and calculations to Building Regulations standard, including conceptual and feasibility studies
  • Experience of undertaking structural surveys and appraisals of existing structures
  • Experience of producing interpretative reports
  • Experience of foundation design and detailing
  • Ability to work independently and part of a wider team
  • Ability to Client face and attend meetings/liaise with various construction professionals and disciplines
  • Possess a full driving licence, and have the ability to travel if required


The successful candidate should also, if possible, possess the following desirable attributes:

  • Be working towards or possess Incorporated or Chartered status with the IStructE or ICE
  • Knowledge of Geo-Environmental Phase I & II Investigations
  • Preparation of Designers Risk Assessment, Sequence of Works and RAMS documentation
  • Ability to undertake site supervision work if required
  • Basic knowledge of third party scaffold design review and assessment
  • Basic Knowledge of third party Crane lift design review and assessment
  • Basic knowledge of temporary works design in accordance with relevant British Standards

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter of how you meet the criteria.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

 

Role Requirements:

  • The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be involved in projects from the concept and detailed design through to implementation, testing and handover
  • You will assist Associates and Directors to work and manage a multi-disciplinary project team, including engineers from other specialisms

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter of how you meet the criteria.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Senior Electrical Engineer

 

Role Requirements:

  • The Senior Electrical Design Engineer work as part of a multi-disciplined team within GDM’s offices, in collaboration with colleagues and the wider design team
  • The ideal candidate will be a competent Electrical Design Engineer with a comprehensive knowledge of designing electrical systems across a wide range of work sectors, focusing on quality, safety, reliability, economy and sustainability
  • They will also have a consistent track record of successfully completing projects from the concept through to detail of the design

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter of how you meet the criteria.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Public Health Engineer

 

Role Requirements:

  • The Public Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of public health systems to high specifications, focusing on Economy; Safety; Reliability; Quality; Efficiency; Sustainability
  • Typically, an ‘engineer’ will be capable of delivering ‘small to medium’ size projects, from the concept and detailed design stage through to implementation, testing and handover, with minimal assistance from a Senior or Associate engineer
  • The Job holder will be expected to work in a multi-disciplinary project team, including engineers from other specialisms and will be expected to utilise your technical knowledge and the ability to project manage and multitask

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter of how you meet the criteria.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Intermediate Electrical Engineer

 

Role Overview
The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of the electrical systems to high specifications, focusing on:

  • Economy
  • Safety
  • Reliability
  • Quality
  • Efficiency
  • Sustainability

Role Requirements:

  • To assist Senior Engineers and Associates and work in a multi-disciplinary project team, including engineers from other disciplines
  • To be self-motivated and work under your own initiative heading your own projects throughout the design process through to completion and handover, along with assisting on larger schemes
  • To be able to utilise your technical knowledge and to multitask. You will be expected to develop your leadership skills and commercial awareness as your career progresses

As a minimum, applicants should have:

  • Degree Qualified, with at least 2-3 years of experience and/or 3-4 years of experience working full time as a Building Services Consultant
  • Achieved goals and objectives through positive workforce motivation
  • Strong problem solving, decision making, organisational, communication, interpersonal, and customer focus skills

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter of how you meet the criteria.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

40 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Technical Team as a Design Technician within our site at Macclesfield. Duties will include designing products from initial concept to production, incorporating quality, cost and aesthetics, as well as supporting the Product Designer with day to day tasks.

Key tasks and duties include:

  • Provide drawings & accurate costings for new products inline with the BFR procedure.
  • Liaise with Account Managers across the business to finalise exact design requirements.
  • Research and source new components where required.
  • Use in house systems to create and manage stock codes and Bills of Materials within specified time limit.
  • Set up CNC machine programmes where required.
  • Create Metalwork manufacture drawings.
  • Create MFC/MDF panel manufacture drawings and 3D models.
  • Respond and manage any general product related questions from across the business.
  • Resolve production and assembly related issues in a timely and efficient manner.

The ideal candidate should have relevant design experience, including experience with CNC machinery, and should be educated within a design capacity, preferably to degree level. A firm understanding of Autodesk Inventor and Microsoft Office would also be advantageous. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate their ability to work under pressure and to set timescales.

To apply, please submit an up to date CV to Loren Carragher.

Closing date: 22nd January 2020

40 hours per week

We are looking for an experienced Transport Supervisor to assist with daily operations across all FF&E transport functions. Reporting to the Head of Logistics, this role will involve supervising a team of Drivers and Installers operating throughout the UK to ensure deliveries are managed quickly, safely, within budget and in line with customer demand.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Organise and oversee deliveries from production to end-user.
  • Plan routes and load schedules for multi-drop and direct deliveries.
  • Supervise workloads and allocate resources and record movements using X3 planning system.
  • Organise all driver debriefs, loading and unloading operations.
  • Ensure timely completion of all daily, weekly and month-end administrative processes including the maintenance of all databases relating to transportation activities.
  • Work closely with the Warehouse team and other departments to manage the booking in process for deliveries to ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Organise and oversee all health and safety checks and routine vehicle checks, adhering to both company and statutory requirements.
  • Maintain up to date awareness of all transport legislation and procedures and ensure company compliance.
  • Efficiently manage subcontract vehicle and labour providers.
  • Monitor and report on all transport costs and initiate cost-effective measures.
  • Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of transport systems and practices.
  • Identify risks, issues and opportunities and apply practical solutions and techniques to resolve any arising problems or complaints in a timely manner to ensure minimal disruption to customers.
  • Deal professionally and courteously with internal and external enquiries and build strong customer relationships.

Ideal candidates will have strong organisational and communication skills and will have experience in a similar role, with a focus on supervising and motivating a field-based team. Preferably this will have been gained within a furniture manufacturing environment, however, this is not essential. The successful candidate will demonstrate a high degree of flexibility and should be CPC certified.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

To apply, please complete an internal application form or submit a CV to Loren Carragher.

Closing date: 24th January 2020

40 hours per week

We are looking for an experienced and organised individual to join our Customer Service team at our Bolton office. This role will support several assigned account managers, and will manage all aspects of account co-ordination including inputting orders and liaising with internal departments and external suppliers, in addition to providing information and updates to the Customer Services Manager to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Daily tasks will include:

  • Keep up to date with new products and services to ensure accuracy and efficiency of orders.
  • Communicate with customers via numerous methods including telephone, email and letter to confirm orders and discuss planned delivery and installation dates.
  • Answer calls in a timely manner, and handle customer queries appropriately and professionally.
  • Investigate customer issues, offering an appropriate solution and escalate where required.
  • Comply with customer complaint lead time, communicating progress to relevant account manager and customer.
  • Process complete orders to a high-quality standard, inputting relevant information to internal systems.
  • Ensure all supplier order acknowledgments are checked thoroughly and update systems to reflect any changes.
  • Escalate any late order acknowledgments and manage appropriately.
  • Advise internal departments of any changes in a timely manner to enable schedules to be reviewed.

The successful candidate will have experience within a similar role, ideally within a sales environment, and must be able to demonstrate their ability to prioritise a busy workload. Strong communication skills are essential as this role will involve liaising with numerous internal and external parties, including a dedicated account manager, customers, manufacturing departments and suppliers.

To apply, please submit an up to date CV to Loren Carragher

Closing date: 30th January 2020

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