Construction Secretary job in Edinburgh at Places For People

Construction Secretary

Company: Places for People

Location: City of Edinburgh UK

Date Posted:Jul 22, 2017

Are you looking for a fast paced job that offers variety in a relaxed environment? Due to an internal promotion we are recruiting for a Construction Secretary to join our Developments team in Edinburgh. This is an exciting time for you join our growing team and be part of the delivery the Group’s approach to place making, creating high quality mixed tenure and mixed use neighbourhoods, where people want to live and stay.What your role will beYour role is instrumental to the success of the development and construction teams. You will provide administrative support, facilitating meetings, minute taking, handling architects drawings and blueprints, preparing tender documents and dealing with contractors. Within our team you will support the business meet performance targets and help manage the overall office. Working alongside Quantity Surveyors, Design Managers and other development staff. This is an exciting time to join our Places development team and learn in a job that can be pressured but exciting.Your backgroundYou must have experience working in an administration position in a construction setting and be effective at taking minutes at meetings. You will be a confident communicator – comfortable talking to people at all levels including senior managers, contractors and suppliers. Experience preparing tender documents and handling architect drawing would be beneficial. What we offer youThis is an exciting time to join an organisation with massive expansion ahead, within a growing department that could lead to future opportunities for your career. Alongside a competitive base salary and opportunities to develop, we also reward our employees with numerous benefits and perks which includes; a pension plan where the Group will match your contributions up to 6%, a variety of loans discounts and vouchers, plus many other benefits relating to your health and wellbeing.About usPlaces for People Developments provides development expertise and services to member companies, joint venture partners, external developers and investors. Delivering high quality homes and neighbourhoods across a range of different tenures, it aims to enhance the Group’s placemaking impact; secure its investment in existing operations, such as affordable housing, and contribute to its financial and commercial effectiveness through new growth opportunities.What’s next?If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 897224.Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment. If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive and Dropbox. View full job description
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