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Pearson is a British multinational publishing and education company headquartered in London. It is the largest education company and the largest book publisher in the world. Pearson has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100 Index.


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Construction Site Manager

1 week ago

Pearson – North West England

Site Manager. Salary: 50K to 60K + package. Location: Lancaster, Lancashire. Start: ASAP. Expanding development/construction business looking to appoint an experienced Site Manager on a 3 year, 60 houses, 8 million new build contract. As Site Manager you will be expected to carry out the following duties. Report to Contract Manager. Assist with setting out of projects. Ensure all works are carried out safely, to programme, within budget and in accordance with all design standard. Management of subcontractors and direct labour effectively to consistently deliver value to the highest standard of workmanship. Maintaining quality control procedure. Liaise with clients as a representative of the company. Manage all aspects of health and safety compliance including carry out risk assessments, ensuring staff are fully compliant with current Health & Safety expectations and standards and within company policies. Forward plan onsite activities to work within programme to meet schedule of works and plan all resources for personal and materials accordingly. Programme works into Microsoft Project or similar software. Essential Requirements. A valid SMSTS Certificate. A valid CSCS Card. A valid First Aid Certificate. Previous 3 year + experience of Managing New Housing Development Projects in excess of 2 million. Trade or Site engineering background. Have a detailed understanding of the house building process from a technical and managerial perspective. Experience with Microsoft Project or similar software. Have a high level of Health & Safety awareness and relevant competencies/qualifications. …

May 16, 2018 01:21:15

Sales Advisor

4 days ago

Pearson – North West England

Sales Advisor. Package - Up to £21,000 + Commission. Wrenman Homes is seeking a New Homes Sales Advisor for its new development, Forge Weir View. The development, targeted towards families, boasts a unique contemporary design by JMP Architects. The properties are designed to be light and bright for open-plan modern family living, with plenty of outside space to make the most of. This a great opportunity for an individual in the area looking for a local opportunity. Role duties. Escort visitors around the Sales complex and ensure they are fully informed. Providing expertise in the Wrenman home's house types, specifications and the buying procedure. Be aware of the options and extra choices available. Receive telephone enquiries from potential customers and provide appropriate information. Maintain contact with potential customers through regular updates of promotions. Maintain regular contact with existing customers on all aspects of the process. Follow the standard follow-up procedure with customers 21 days after legal completion. Receive complaints/issues/concerns from customers and ensure that appropriate action is taken to address them. Liaise with the Managing Director to understand targets. Close sales by completing the reservation form and taking reservation deposits. Sell the benefits of, and advise customers to use, the company recommended solicitor and independent financial advisor. Deal with banks, building societies, solicitors and estate agents in a confident and professional manner in order to progress each sale to exchange of contracts in 6 weeks and then through to legal completion. Be aware of CML inspection and completion dates. Ensure Show home is open accordingly subject to Winter or Summer agreed working hours. Organise the maintenance, cleanliness and presentation of the Sales Information Centre. Show Home and Landscaping to the highest standard. Ensure signage, including directional signs, is placed and maintained correctly. Ensure that personal presentation is professional and of the highest standard. Carry out market research covering a 10 mile radius of the site. Update and maintain customer records. Hold and minute weekly meetings with the Site Manager in order to monitor and progress. To be successful in the role you will possess the following skills and attributes. CSCS Card. A proven track record in Estate Agency and / or New Homes sales development and background to work within a target-orientated environment is essential. Strong organisational and time management skills. Experience of leading and developing a small team is desirable. Ability to meet deadlines. Keen eye for details. Exceptional verbal and written communications skills. Ability to work under pressure. Able to work alone as well as part of a team. Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Full driving licence with own car. Be willing to work at our busiest times – which means weekends and bank holidays. In return we offer a very competitive salary package with outstanding training/ support and career prospects and all while representing a leading award winning national company. Forge Weir View is a development of 60 exclusive 3, 4 and 5 bedroom family homes set in the village of Halton, just an eight minute drive from Lancaster City Centre and two minutes from the M6 J34. The idyllic semirural setting provides all you could want from village life, with woodland and riverside walks, parks and a thriving community centre, all set on the outskirts of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This, with the convenience of a doctors surgery and pharmacy, shops, pub and post office on your doorstop, plus a popular Ofsted Outstanding Primary School, make Forge Weir View the ideal location for a family …

May 22, 2018 10:16:38

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