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The Gelder Group is an incredible place to work and our goal is to recruit motivated and committed people with the knowledge, skills, experience, and most importantly the enthusiasm to succeed in a competitive environment. If you think you’re a good fit for the Gelder Group, please apply for one of our positions.

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The Gelder Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company’s established policy is to ensure that no unlawful discrimination occurs, either directly or indirectly, against any person on the grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, age, sex or marital status, religion or religious belief, sexual orientation or disability, or be disadvantaged by any other condition or requirement that is not essential for carrying out the job.

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Apprentice Contract Manager

Location: Lincoln
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

Wage: £3.90 per hour.

Working week: 40 hours between 07.00 - 17.00 Monday to Friday for 16-18 year olds, more hours may be required for older candidates.

Apprenticeship duration: This apprenticeship is for 2.5 years starting at Level 3 Construction in the Built Environment.

Description:

You will work for The Gelder Group from our Lincoln office as an Apprentice Contracts Manager. You will work for our Insurance Renovation and Repair division on various contacts ranging from private houses to commercial properties.

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages especially Outlook and Excel would be an advantage.
  • The successful candidate will have a great telephone manner, be organised and able to communicate well.
  • You will pride yourself on great customer service and ensure your work is done to the highest standard.
  • We are looking for a confident individual who has a desire and personal drive to achieve the apprenticeship.
  • GCSE A - C or equivalent in Maths and English.
  • A driving licence is essential, please note our office's in Sturton by Stow are not on any form of public transport route.
  • Good communication skills, time management and organisation.

This vacancy for the right candidates could lead to full time employment at the end of the advanced apprenticeship.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

Drying Operative/Labourer

Location: Lincoln
Department: Xeric Ltd

Friendly conscientious individual who has a willingness to learn to help develop the team and to enhance their professional development.

The Role:

  • Driving Company Vehicle
  • Manual Handling
  • Able to Work on own initiative as Part of a Team
  • Dealing with Customers and the General Public
  • Reporting and Documentation
  • Working Away from Home - Periodically.

Essential:

  • 18 +
  • Driving Licence
  • Good Literacy and Application of Number Skills.
  • Effective Communication Skills both written and verbal.

Preferable

  • Previous Manual Handling Experience
  • Previous Shift Work Experience
  • Customer Care Experience.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

Contract Manager

Location: Barlborough
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

The Gelder Group is looking for a Contracts Manager to head up their domestic insurance repairs department. This is a newly created position and reflects the growth of the domestic, insurance based, property repairs market. Reporting to the Branch Manager, and working closely with Insurance Surveyors, your role will be to manage a team of tradesmen. You will have proven experience in construction project management, together with a knowledge of managing insurance repairs. A company car is provided for travel to projects around Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire.

Key responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Insurance Surveyors
  • Brief project teams (tradesmen and sub-contractors)
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time and to a high standard
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Health and Safety legislation
  • Negotiate with suppliers
  • Manage resources to ensure projects are completed within strict budget guidelines

Personal Specification:

  • Excellent communication skills, at all levels, both written and verbal
  • Good analytical skills and negotiation skills
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • A proven track record, in the construction industry, of delivering projects on time and within budget
  • Thorough, with a strong attention to detail and commercially astute

This is an exciting opportunity to join a privately owned company, who believe in staff recognition and development. The company, instigated in 1988, has developed and grown, through a reputation of quality workmanship and today has a turnover today of £40m.

Gelder Group would like to inform all recruitment agencies that for this position we will only be accepting CV's direct from the applicants.

Unfortunately, because of the volume of applications we receive either speculatively or in response to our adverts, we aren't able to give individuals status updates nor to communicate with applicants who have not been shortlisted for interview. Applicants should therefore assume that they have been unsuccessful if they have not heard from us within 4 weeks of submitting their details. We thank you for your interest in Gelder and if unsuccessful would encourage you to apply again in the future.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

Bricklayers Plasterers Decorators

Location: Barlborough
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

The Gelder Group is a diverse mixture of divisions and companies all orientated around the delivery of high quality customer excellence in the construction industry.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our ever expanding Insurance, Repair and Renovation team based in Barlborough.

You will be part of an established dedicated team dealing with insurance repairs. The ideal candidate will be able to work to tight timescales, use their own initiative and work at the highest standards providing customers with quality work.

You must have relevant experience/qualifications to your trade, a full driving license, CSCS card and references from previous works.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

Bricklayers and Decorators

Location: Lincoln
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

The Gelder Group is a diverse mixture of divisions and companies all orientated around the delivery of high quality customer excellence in the construction industry.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our ever expanding Insurance, Repair and Renovation team based in Sturton by Stow, Lincoln.

You will be part of an established dedicated team dealing with insurance repairs. The ideal candidate will be able to work to tight timescales, use their own initiative and work at the highest standards providing customers with quality work.

You must have relevant experience/qualifications to your trade, a full driving license, CSCS card and references from previous works.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

Claims Handler

Location: Lincoln
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

Hours: 8 hours per day between 8am-5.30pm

Working for this privately owned company, who pride themselves on staff development and recognition, you will be the "linchpin" who co-ordinates activity and personnel involved in the world of insurance claims. You will be responsible for liaising with the general public, Company Surveyors, Loss Adjusters and Contracts Managers on a daily basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated team of friendly individuals providing a first class service to their new and existing customer base. The ideal candidate may come from either an insurance or legal background where accuracy is essential.

Personal specification:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel
  • Good communication skills written and verbal
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Time management skills and ability to prioritise workload
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are a vital personal trait, together with an understanding and sympathetic manner
  • Excellent and accurate data entry skills.

Key responsibilities:

  • To liaise with general public regarding insurance claims
  • Take responsibility for surveyor's diaries and co-ordinate meetings/site visits
  • Allocate jobs to Contracts Managers and liaise with them on a daily basis
  • Act as liaison between the Insured and all contractors
  • Set up new claims onto the system
  • Monitor all claims on a daily basis, ensuring work is carried out within budget
  • Adhere to data protection legislation.
  • This is not a "pure" administrative vacancy, you will need to be composed, level headed, and possess a calm demeanour.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a privately owned company, who believe in staff recognition and development. The company, instigated in 1988, has developed and grown, through a reputation of quality workmanship and today has a turnover of £40m.

Gelder Group would like to inform all recruitment agencies that for this position we will only be accepting CVs direct from the applicants.

Unfortunately, because of the volume of applications we receive either speculatively or in response to our adverts, we aren't able to give individuals status updates nor to communicate with applicants who have not been shortlisted for interview. Applicants should therefore assume that they have been unsuccessful if they have not heard from us within 4 weeks of submitting their details. We thank you for your interest in Gelder and if unsuccessful would encourage you to apply again in the future.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

Joiners and Decorators

Location: Lincoln
Department: Maintenance

The Gelder Group is a diverse mixture of divisions and companies all orientated around the delivery of high quality customer excellence in the construction industry.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our ever expanding, dedicated Facilities, Maintenance and Building team based at our Lincoln office.

Applicants need to be able to work to tight timescales, use their own initiative and complete work to the highest standards, providing excellent quality on all jobs. You must have relevant experience/qualifications to your trade, a full driving license, CSCS card and references from previous works.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

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