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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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Equal Opportunities

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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Contract Manager

Location: Lincoln
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

£EXCELLENT + Car

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 guidelinesPersonal 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.watson@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

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

Additional Surveyor

Location: Lichfield
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 an ever expanding insurance team based in Lichfield and working the surrounding areas.

You will be part of an established dedicated team dealing with insurance repairs. The ideal candidate will have experience in construction, be able to work to tight timescales using your own initiative at the highest standards. Experience with surveying Insurance related repairs would be an advantage but full training will be given.

Driving licence is a requirement.

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

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

Joiners, Plasterers and Tilers

Location: Lincoln
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

Multi-Skilled Operatives

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 Insurance, Repair & Renovation team based at our Sturton by Stow, Lincoln office.

Applicants need to be able to work to tight timescales, use their own initiative, 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.watson@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

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

Hire Desk Controller

Location: Lincoln
Department: Redline Building Supplies & Services

Duties

  • Overall daily management of the hire desk
  • Raising hire contracts, cross hires, sales orders & transfers
  • Ensuring all company documentation is completed correctly
  • Planning the transport of plant & tools
  • Working collaboratively with other departments and staff
  • Comply with and ensure the team comply with company H&S policy

Personal specification

  • The ideal candidate with have at least 3 years' experience within the hire industry. A good knowledge of building materials would be desirable.
  • A proven track record of managing the hire requirements for a large construction contractor would be a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills will be essential as this position will be the first line of contact for all enquiries.
  • Being adaptable to different situations we will be key.
  • Computer literacy is essential, as well as having the ability to learn new software systems quickly.
  • Being organised and methodical with the ability to react quickly when required would be an advantage.
  • Being able to work as part of a team as well as being able to work without supervision is essential.

The Company

Redline Building Supplies & Services is an independent builder's merchant and plant Hire Company owned by the Gelder Group. We are a forward thinking company that invests heavily in its staff and equipment. We are our client's first choice supplier, and our goal is to supply excellent customer service at all times.

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

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

Multi-Skilled Plumber

Location: Lichfield
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, dedicated Insurance, Repair & Renovation team based at our Lichfield office.

Applicants need to be qualified in both water and gas in a domestic environment, have the ability to carry out small and medium works such as removal and reinstatement of bathroom suites and gas installations e.g. gas hobs and kitchen sinks.

Duties include to attend trace and access jobs to find the cause of leaks and take photographic evidence.

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

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

Joiners, Labourers, Plasterers, Multi-Skilled and Decorators

Location: Lichfield
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, dedicated Insurance, Repair & Renovation team based at our new Lichfield office.

Applicants need to be able to work to tight timescales, use their own initiative, 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.watson@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

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

Apprentice Administrator

Location: Lichfield
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

Wage: £3.50 per hour
Hours: 40 per week between 08.00-17:30 Monday-Friday
Duration: Approx. 15 months

Opportunity available within our busy Insurance Repair and Renovation Department as a Business Administration Apprentice dealing with enquiries from clients and customers via telephone, email or post.

Key responsibilities:

  • Database Management
  • Producing new claim documentation, sending out correspondence
  • Assisting with timesheets allocation/submissions
  • Archiving files
  • Sorting and distributing post
  • Locating files.

Personal Specification:

  • Excellent communication skills, at all levels, both written and verbal
  • Be able to work to tight timescales using your own initiative
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Great telephone manner and organisation skills
  • Pride yourself in delivering high standards of customer service
  • A-C or equivalent in Maths, IT and English is desirable.

  • This apprenticeship is a fixed term apprenticeship for 15 months, this vacancy for the right candidate could lead to full time employment.

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.

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.watson@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

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

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