Vacancies at County

County are always on the lookout for highly skilled and reliable staff to join our professional teams in Sussex & Kent. Currently employing professional people in a wide range of positions including, fitting, design consultants and customer service advisor. Simply view our current vacancies and either contact our Head Office on 0800 542 6103 or use our online form below.


Construction/Project Manager - Permanent Position

Starting Salary £35,000 to £40,000 depending on experience

PLUS uncapped bonus scheme

Fully expensed company van and phone

Pension and Life cover.

This is a permanent position in a secure company to oversee and manage the small works building department responsible for delivering ground works, brickworks and finishing’s to our new extensions, conservatories and orangeries.

Relieving the MD from his current overseeing role in the department, the manager will take control of a current team of 2. One mainly does the 'taking off' and other internal administration duties of support and the other who mainly visits sites to ensure the works are progressing as well as dealing with day to day issues that arise. Between them recruitment and maintenance of our site teams is managed and growth has demanded the department requires a dedicated responsible manager to assume control for 2020.

County the Home Improvers are the South East’s leading installer of Orangeries, Conservatories, Garden Rooms, Glazed extensions and windows and doors and have a 37 year history of delivering quality.

We require an experienced Construction/Project Manager to join our high profile, top quality, fast moving and forward-thinking business and head the department, taking over from the MD who currently oversees things.

This is a highly valued, integral role, customer facing, offering variety and an opportunity to promote and protect our quality products and brand.

You must have excellent technical knowledge of small works with the drive, passion and determination to ensure projects run smooth, customers receive excellent quality and service and you are involved in the process from start to finish. You will ensure all projects are completed right first time, deliver a strong focus on high quality standards, health and safety, achieve installation dates and deliver excellent customer satisfaction.

A strong knowledge of the general construction industry is an advantage, technical knowledge of the window and conservatory industry is a help. You will be a strong leader and people manager, providing clear direction with excellent problem solving and planning skills, with the drive to “make it happen”.

You will have a positive outlook and you will be driven to deliver an excellent service to our customers.

Role Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for overseeing the construction of our our New living spaces which include, orangeries, and conservatories bases, brickworks and all works to a finish including electrics, plumbing, plaster and flooring and any landscaping needs;
  • To be responsible for the recruitment and retention of ground workers, bricklayers and all other trades via cost and quality control;
  • To provide excellent communication and customer service whilst working with customers projects;
  • To be responsible for ensuring quality work is always carried out through regular site visits and engagement with the site teams;
  • To Manage the Project department, schedule new and existing works and assist with resolving any issues as and when required;
  • To be responsible for ensuring that all installations deliver a quality product in an efficient, cost effective and timely manner, providing first class customer satisfaction;
  • To be responsible for reviewing contracts, ensuring all external and internal contractors achieve deadlines;
  • To be responsible for scheduling work for our external contractors ensuring that all building work runs smoothly;
  • To be the first point of contact for liaising with all trades to ensure a smooth continuity of work and a first-class operation for customers;
  • To attend site to oversee any issues that may arise with the installations, ensuring health and safety is adhered to, site housekeeping standards are maintained, and the client is satisfied with the installation;
  • Ensure contracts are completed on time and to a high-quality standard
  • To develop excellent working relationships with external and internal stakeholders including customers, suppliers and dealers.

Person Attributes

  • Previous experience in the construction business with a focus on small works and ideally some experience of fenestration and conservatories and orangeries;
  • Excellent and proven planning and organisational skills with the ability bring installations in on completion date;
  • A robust understanding of pricing structures and installation costings for Conservatories.
  • Strong negotiation skills with a focus on achieving budgets and maintaining profitability through your site teams and suppliers.
  • Excellent product knowledge, keeping up to date with industry and new product developments;
  • Strong technical capability, with the ability to understand the theory of installation processes;
  • Good commercial and business acumen;
  • Excellent people management skills, with the ability to provide strong leadership and direction;
  • Excellent IT skills with word, excel expected and Microsoft project (though training will be given in this area if needed);
  • A positive “can do” attitude with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Effective time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks;
  • A strong communicator with ability to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication;
  • Clean driving license;
  • A self -motivated individual who has a can-do approach to work with the ability to get the job done in the required timescales;
  • A willingness to undertake further training with the ability to implement learning into your daily work.

The position is permanent and available due to growth.

Please reply with your comprehensive CV, addressed to the Chairman, with a covering letter detailing why this position appeals to you and any questions you may using the online form below.

Any application failing to provide a comprehensive CV or covering letter will not be considered.

Interviews will commence in January and the ideal candidate will start with us in February 2020.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £35,000.00 to £40,000.00 /year + bonus.

WINDOW FITTERS MATES

County are a leading home improvement company supplying conservatories, orangeries, double glazed windows and UPVC doors in Kent and Sussex. 

Due to continued growth, we are looking for Window Fitters Mates to join our team on a self employed basis. 

This is a great opportunity to work for a high profile, top quality, fast moving and forward-thinking business. 

We give all our self-employed fitters fortnightly pay with a highly competitive payment structure and continuous work.

To be considered for the role you must have:

  • Previous quality fitting experience is desirable but not essential
  • A passion for delivering excellent customer service
  • Be a good communicator
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • UK driving licence would be an advantage

If you want to further your career and feel you have what it takes to be a successful fitter please complete our form below.

EXPERIENCED CONSERVATORY FITTERS

County are a leading home improvement company supplying conservatories, orangeries, double glazed windows and UPVC doors in Kent and Sussex.

Due to continued growth, we have a self employed position available for an experienced Conservatory Fitter.

At County, it is important to us that we deliver an exceptional service to our customers. To achieve this, it is vital that we have teams of fitters and who are quality focused, experienced and passionate about providing excellent customer service.

This is a great opportunity to work for a high profile, top quality, fast moving and forward-thinking business. We provide competitive rates of pay, opportunities for regular work, reliable, on time payments and immediate starts.

To be considered for both these roles you must have:

  • Previous conservatory fitting experience
  • A desire and determination to ensure all work completed meets the high-quality standards our customers expect
  • A passion, determination and drive to ensure you achieve deadlines, deliver quality work right first time
  • The ability to work within a team or on own initiative, you must be self-motivated and hardworking
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Good communication skills and an approachable personality
  • A positive “can do” attitude with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Effective time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Health and Safety on site
  • Driving license
  • Relevant liability insurance

If you want to further your career and feel you have what it takes to be a successful fitter please complete our form below.

SALES CONSULTANTS

Due to a planned expansion of our Sales Operation we are looking for Sales Professionals who can flourish within a very unique direct sales environment. We are looking for talented individuals both from within and outside of the industry.

Role Responsibilities

  • Attend qualified appointments, in customers’ homes, listening to their requirements and helping them by offering the very latest and most innovative home improvement products;
  • Meeting homeowners and helping them to create their dream home using our unique design software and product range;
  • Working flexibly to visit new and existing customers who have shown an interest in our “New Living Space” designs;
  • Establishing the Customers “New Living Space” design requirements and Interpreting design requirements into a design solution, modelled using bespoke software;
  • Build effective relationships which will contribute to the business success through the delivery of exceptional customer service;
  • You will be responsible for listening to the Customer, understand their needs, be curious and question to gather the ideas needed to create the desired design;
  • You should be able to address sales goals and adjust to customers’ needs to close a sale;
  • Prepare monthly data detailing the sales targets and KPI

Person Attributes

  • You must be smart and professional, as you will be the one who sets the first impression of the company;
  • You will be a passionate, highly driven individual who enjoys helping customers;
  • You will be a versatile, dynamic and determined individual with previous sales experience, highly goal orientated with demonstrable experience of hitting or exceeding sales targets;
  • A flexible and adaptable truly professional Sales Consultant, delivering professionalism to the Customer, Company and Industry;
  • You must be a motivated and passionate self-starter with a creative flair and the ability to take ownership of designs from concept to creation;
  • Excellent numerical skills, be able to think logically and be objective in your decision making;
  • Good IT Skills required, Word, Excel, Outlook etc.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate ideas that inspire, inform and captivate the Customer;
  • Good problem-solving skills, able to identify cost efficient solutions to problems;
  • You must be friendly, determined and able to demonstrate the value of our marketplace product to new customers;
  • A highly responsive individual, you will understand the importance of responding quickly to daily challenges;
  • You will want to make a difference, not satisfied with the status quo, you will have a strong opinion on how to be the best sales person
  • Hands on, results focused, motivated to deliver in advance of deadlines;
  • Robust, energetic and tenacious;
  • Motivated to achieve targets and goals, a credible individual who possess a “can do” attitude and has an open mind to learn from the best in the business;
  • Quality driven & professional, employing the highest levels of honesty, probity and integrity;
  • Analytical with good commercial acumen.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity which, following a 3 -month training period, is on a self-employed basis, then please send your CV and covering letter detailing your salary expectations including the added value you can bring to our business using the form below.

 


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