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David Weaving

Co-Founder & Director

David is a recruitment industry specialist and business leader, managing construction recruitment teams both across temporary, permanent, and retained assignments during a career spanning 15 years within the construction industry.

David’s knowledge and understanding of how to recruit to mid-level and senior managerial roles as well as market trends within construction is invaluable to those who are seeking opportunities and employers looking to engage new talent. As a trusted recruitment partner, he has worked with companies ranging from SMEs through to large national main contractors.

 
 
 

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Project Director

A Project Director with a proven track record of delivering London based schemes more than £50m, is required by a leading regional main contractor, to be based on their office in Central London.

You will be required to look after one mixed-use scheme, with a combined value of c.£100m made up of Residential, Education and Retail projects.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the position will be working closely with the Regional Director; and you will be responsible for delivering projects from initial tender enquiry through to final account across Education, Residential, Commercial and Leisure sectors.

Projects will consist of refurbishments schemes through to new build projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • 15 years experience managing multiple residential schemes (preferably, RC and Steel Frame, high rise).
  • Proven experience in the management of a minimum of two number individual schemes running simultaneously.
  • Client Facing experience.
  • A clear understanding of the key risks on each individual project at any one time.
  • A Commercial view on construction, including a sound understanding of contract formulation, both Subcontract and Client Contracts, respectively.
  • A clear understanding of people management and subcontract management
  • You will be contractually aware and possess good technical knowledge. Health & Safety will be one of your key priorities and you will demonstrate the ability to offer strong guidance to Site and Project Managers as and when required.

The client is seeking to appoint an individual who is proven within a Project Director / Leader role and has a track record of delivering larger projects, coupled with a stable employment history gained working for recognised main contractors.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a senior-level construction professional to join a company that has had strong growth over the past 15 years.

On offer for the successful Project Director is a salary of £100,000 - £150,000 p.a. plus car allowance, health care, pension, and bonus scheme.

Apply for this position or for further information please contact David Weaving on david@sentrigroup.co.uk or 020 3897 2009.

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Commercial Director

Sentri Group is supporting an established and fast-growing Main Contractor who operates across the Residential, Commercial, Leisure and Student Accommodation sectors to find a Commercial Director.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial Manager who has an in-depth understanding of working for a main contractor to join an established and growing main contractor operating across London.

As the Commercial lead, you will work closely with the Regional and Estimating Director, effectively being their ‘right hand person’ whilst helping to manage the team.

Ideally you will have experience working on projects typically up to £100 million in value, projects are within

You will be comfortable to work as a stand-alone Surveyor, who has demonstrated a stable career and looking to drive exceptional levels of profit.

Your role will be providing commercial expertise for both the client and the Main Contractor reporting on contract commercial performance to the Director. Familiarisation with JCT and NEC forms of contracts, strong cost management skills and building rapport with client and sub-contractors will all be looked for skills.

The successful Commercial Manager / Director can expect a salary of between £90,000 - £110,000 per annum plus car allowance, pension, healthcare, flexible working, and bonus scheme they will also consider flexible working hours and arrangements.

For a confidential discussion and / or a full job description and information pack, please contact David Weaving on david@sentrigroup.co.uk or 02038972009.

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Building Surveyor / Senior Building Surveyor

Sentri Group is currently working with a leading Project Management and Surveying practice operating nationwide a with offices in London, Manchester, and Birmingham, they are looking to appoint and Building Surveyor at Associate Director level

 

This is a lead Building Surveyor position in London supporting many different commissions in the private and public sector. Their service offering tends to focus on regional and national programmes of work involving significant size and scale, working with both private and public sector clients.

The offering includes:

  • Programmes of survey instructions that include condition, planned preventative maintenance, dilapidations, investment due diligence and defect surveys.
  • Programmes of refurbishment and maintenance project delivery/management and contract administration commissions.
  • Specialist services include party wall and bank/fund monitoring.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing feasibility studies and recommendations.
  • Scoping, estimating, and presenting reports.
  • Undertaking surveys, design, and specification services.
  • Respecting and help to deliver services in accordance with best practice (and all legislation) in relation to asbestos, health and safety and others.
  • Preparing a timely and effective post contract administration and final account agreement.
  • Taking personal responsibility for service delivery.
  • Interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages.
  • Working with senior surveyors, associate directors, and directors to construct bids for new work.
  • Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each commission is input into the internal database.
  • Assisting with new technology for data capture and reporting.
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team within the consultancy business of Mace across all sectors.

 

About you

You have a bachelor’s degree in building surveying or equivalent subject. You are a member of a relevant institute. You have technical knowledge and competency in building surveying. You have experience in supporting the development of existing and new clients.

You are digitally savvy, can build lasting client relationships and lead strong, motivated teams. You have building surveying experience within a consultancy environment and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities they have to offer.

This is a great opportunity for someone to join an established but growing practice who have a strong healthy pipeline of work.

On offer for this Building Surveyor role is a salary of £75,000 per annum plus car allowance, pension, and healthcare.

For a more detailed discussion and full details for this role please contact David Weaving on david@sentrigroup.co.uk on 02038972009

 

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We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and cover Quantity Surveying, Estimating and Project Management positions to name a few.

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Project Manager

Sentri Group is currently working with a privately owned, award-winning Residential Contractor who requires an accomplished Project Manager to lead a demolition and new build of 75 units across 2 mid-rise tower blocks in Southeast London.

Their developments are design-led mixed-use or residential schemes in central London, where they feel they can use our core skills to create enhanced value. Their portfolio consists of sites that they have sourced and acquired through their extensive local network.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the project-specific budget
  • To ensure that the management of the various processes involved in running the Contract comply with all internal and external policies and procedures and legal obligations.
  • Provide leadership and direction so that all staff understand their role in delivering the Contract plan
  • To understand and manage the key financial elements that comprise the project budget

You will have a demonstrable track record in project management within a main contractor environment and astute commercially and technical skills, along with the enthusiasm and efficiency to make a positive contribution to multi-disciplined, integrated project teams and to the wider business.

On offer a basic salary of £75,000 p.a. plus car allowance, health care, pension for this Project Manager role.

For a confidential discussion and/or a full job description, please contact our advisor David Weaving on david@sentrigroup.co.uk or 02038972009.

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We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and cover Quantity Surveying, Estimating and Site and Project Management positions to name a few and welcome speculative applications.

Recruitment Consultant

Sentri Group is actively recruiting a Recruitment Consultant to join our team in Twickenham / Teddington.

You will play a key role in providing a high quality, proactive construction recruitment service throughout the organisation. To be responsible for providing accurate recruitment and selection information for both internal and external clients in a customer-focused, time sensitive and professional manner.

ABOUT SENTRI GROUP

The Founders and Directors of SENTRI Group, have brought together their expertise as successful construction business owners and construction recruitment leads from both client and agency sides. It is this unique mix of knowledge that sets Sentri Recruitment apart from other one size fits all solutions.

Our combined experience gives us unique respect for your time and budget while also finding the best possible candidates from our large network of construction professionals.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Assisting with the creation of job adverts to help attract new candidates.
  • Posting job adverts and proactively searching for candidates on targeted job boards and social media.
  • Assessing CVs for key candidate skills and abilities.
  • Processing applications, booking and conducting candidate interviews.
  • Searching online CV databases to identify suitable candidates that match the ongoing vacancies that they are working on.
  • Using LinkedIn as a tool to engage in conversations with candidates about vacancies.
  • Submitting CVs along with supporting information and following up to chase interviews and feedback
  • Pre-start, and post-start support to candidates.
  • Supporting other members of the team with all candidates related activities

THE REWARD

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join the team and further develop your career. Internal advancement opportunities are always available, so for the most ambitious candidates, future career growth is a real possibility.

Market leading package to attract the very best.

  • Laptop
  • Company Phone
  • 26 Days Holiday (Rising Annually)
  • Birthday Day Off
  • LinkedIn Recruiter Account
  • Commission / Bonus*
  • Flexible Working*

We are a successful and fast-growing business, so long term career development and opportunities are endless!


Should you want more information about this role, then please contact David Weaving at david@sentrigroup.co.uk or on 02038972009. 

*Subject to probation 

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We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and cover Quantity Surveying, Estimating and Project Management positions to name a few.

We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and have a range of vacancies available and welcome speculative applications.

Project Manager

Sentri Group are currently working with privately owned regional contractor who are looking to appoint 2 Project Managers to work on schemes across London.

As the lead Project Manager, you will initially be office-based working with the preconstruction team, reporting to a Contracts / Operations Director, you will essentially be responsible for taking the project from preconstruction through to handover.

You will be an all-round Senior Project Manager with the ability to produce short term and long-term programmes, commercially astute and the ability to drive the project and push the programme.

Minimum Requirements

  • Proven experience of the management of a minimum of two number individual schemes running simultaneously.
  • Client Facing experience.
  • A clear understanding of the key risks on each individual project at any one time.
  • A Commercial view on construction, including a sound understanding contract formulation, both Subcontract and Client Contracts, respectively.
  • A clear understanding of people management and subcontract management
  • You will be contractually aware and possess good technical knowledge. Health & Safety will be one of your key priorities and you will demonstrate the ability to offer strong guidance to Site and Project Managers as and when required.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to work for an established main contractor on flagship schemes across London with projects ranging from £5m - £20m across Residential, Commercial, Student Accommodation, Health, and Retail sectors.

The client is seeking to appoint an individual who is proven within a Project role and has a track record of delivering larger projects, coupled with a stable employment history gained working for recognised main contractors.

On offer for this Project Manager role is an attractive basic salary package made up of car / allowance, health care, pension, and bonus.

For a more detailed discussion and full details for this Project Manager please contact David Weaving on david@sentrigroup.co.uk or  02038972009.

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We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and cover Quantity Surveying, Estimating and Project Management positions to name a few.

We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and have a range of vacancies available and welcome speculative applications.

Site Manager

Sentri Group is currently working with a privately owned developer based in London who is looking to appoint a Site Manager in Hammersmith, North West London.

This project is in Hammersmith and will consist of a full basement dig to make way for 4 no high end houses, the site is landlocked and will have its challenges for access and also adjoining neighbours, you will need to help drive the programme, liaise with the neighbours and keep disruption to a minimal

A great regional development company specialising in the creation of high-quality homes across Greater London and the Home Counties, they are IT-driven and are always looking for ways to improve the way we work.

With the business adopting a free-thinking ethos the client is looking for a Site Manager to take ownership of the scheme and to utilise their expertise in shaping the way the project is delivered. They will be receptive to your ideas, thoughts, and suggestions.

Client-facing and commercially astute you will be a ‘hands on Site Manager capable of delivering schemes to programme and budget. In addition to being a strong communicator, written and verbal, you will build strong working relationships with senior managers, subordinates, sub-contractors, and external consultants.

The right candidate will have a stable career history with residential contractors and possess experience in delivering new build residential schemes of distinction. Preference would be professionally qualified with a valid first aid and health and safety accreditation.

Candidates must have SMSTS, First Aid and CSCS certificates as well as have previously worked for medium developers and be able to manage a site team.

On offer for these roles is a salary of up to £65,000 p.a. and a benefits package, the client will also pay a day rate of £250 – £270 per day.

The client is seeking to appoint an individual who is proven within a Site Manager role and has a track record of bespoke developments, coupled with a stable employment history gained working for recognised main contractors.

For a more detailed discussion and full details for this Project Manager vacancy please contact David Weaving at david@sentrigroup.co.uk or 02038972009.

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We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and cover Quantity Surveying, Estimating and Project Management positions to name a few.

We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and have a range of vacancies available and welcome speculative applications.

Site Manager

Sentri Group is currently working with a privately owned developer who specialises in high end residential new build and refurbishment projects across London and the home counites, they are looking to recruit an experienced Site Manager for a new build house in West Sussex.

The project is a new build 8500 sq. ft. house in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, this will be fitted out with high tech state of the art AV smart systems, high end fixtures and fittings. You will be required to take the project from inception through to completion. Reporting directly to a visiting Contracts Manager you will be an integral part of the business and this project.

With the business adopting a free-thinking ethos the client is looking for a Site Manager to take ownership of the scheme and to utilise their expertise in shaping the way the project is delivered. They will be receptive to your ideas, thoughts, and suggestions.

Client facing and commercially astute you will be a ‘hands on’ Site Manager capable of delivering substantial schemes to programme and budget. In addition to being a strong communicator, written and verbal, you will build strong working relationships with senior managers, subordinates, sub-contractors, and external consultants.

The right candidate will have a stable career history with main contractors and / or residential developers and possess experience in delivering high end residential schemes of distinction.

Preference would be professionally qualified with a valid First Aid and Health and Safety accreditation.

On offer for this Site Manager role is a basic salary of up to £55,000 - £65,000 per annum plus, car / car allowance, pension, and healthcare.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact David Weaving on 020 3897 2009 or at D.Weaving@sentrigroup.co.uk

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We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and cover Quantity Surveying, Estimating and Project Management positions to name a few.

We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and have a range of vacancies available and welcome speculative applications.


 
Project Manager

Sentri Group is currently working with a privately owned developer operating within the London prime residential construction market, their experience of multinational operation and bespoke detailing offer highly efficient and personal delivery of the most complex schemes.

They are looking to appoint a Project Manager to deliver the following scheme

Hertfordshire
  • New build construction of 3no. high end residential dwellings
  • Works to include full superstructure, fit out and soft and hard landscaping works (single-storey basements completed directly by Client under separate contract)
  • Project Value - £4.7m
  • Programme – 54 weeks commencing in August

With the business adopting a free-thinking ethos the client is looking for a Site Manager to take ownership of the scheme and to utilise their expertise in shaping the way the project is delivered. They will be receptive to your ideas, thoughts, and suggestions.

Client-facing and commercially astute you will be a ‘hands on’ Project Manager capable of delivering substantial schemes to programme and budget. In addition to being a strong communicator, written and verbal, you will build strong working relationships with senior managers, subordinates, sub-contractors, and external consultants.

The right candidate will have a stable career history with main contractors and/or residential developers and possess experience in delivering high end residential schemes of distinction and ideally come from a trades background.

On offer for this Project Manager role is a basic salary of up to £85,000 per annum plus a package.

Apply for this position or alternatively for further information please contact David Weaving on 020 3897 2009 or at David@sentrigroup.co.uk

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We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and cover Quantity Surveying, Estimating and Site and Project Management positions to name a few and welcome speculative applications
Project Manager

Sentri Group is currently working with a privately owned developer operating within the London prime residential construction market, their experience of multinational operation and bespoke detailing offer highly efficient and personal delivery of the most complex schemes.

They are looking to appoint a Project Manager to deliver the following scheme

Chelsea

    • Facade retention of 6x terraced townhouses
    • Works to include temporary works, demolition, lowering of existing basement slab, drainage, RC frame, envelope, full fit out of 13 apartments, CAT A commercial and retail space
    • Project Value - £5.55m
    • Programme – 68 weeks commencing August


With the business adopting a free-thinking ethos the client is looking for a Site Manager to take ownership of the scheme and to utilise their expertise in shaping the way the project is delivered. They will be receptive to your ideas, thoughts, and suggestions.

Client-facing and commercially astute you will be a ‘hands on’ Project Manager capable of delivering substantial schemes to programme and budget. In addition to being a strong communicator, written and verbal, you will build strong working relationships with senior managers, subordinates, sub-contractors, and external consultants.

The right candidate will have a stable career history with main contractors and/or residential developers and possess experience in delivering high end residential schemes of distinction and ideally come from a trades background.

On offer for this Project Manager role is a basic salary of up to £85,000 per annum plus a package.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact David Weaving on 020 3897 2009 or at David@sentrigroup.co.uk

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We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and cover Quantity Surveying, Estimating and Site and Project Management positions to name a few and welcome speculative applications.

Site Manager

Sentri Group is currently working with a privately owned developer who specialises in high end residential new build and refurbishment projects across London and the Home Counties, they are looking to recruit an experienced Site Manager for a project in Esher.

Super prime new build 6500 sq. ft. house in Esher, Surrey, with high tech state-of-the-art AV smart system, you will be required to take the project from inception through to completion. Reporting directly to a visiting Contracts Manager Board will be an integral part of business and this project.

With the business adopting a free-thinking ethos the client is looking for a Site Manager to take ownership of the scheme and to utilise their expertise in shaping the way the project is delivered. They will be receptive to your ideas, thoughts, and suggestions.

Client-facing and commercially astute you will be a ‘hands on’ Site Manager capable of delivering substantial schemes to programme and budget. In addition to being a strong communicator, written and verbal, you will build strong working relationships with senior managers, subordinates, sub-contractors, and external consultants.

The right candidate will have a stable career history with main contractors and / or residential developers and possess experience in delivering high end residential schemes of distinction and ideally come from a trades background.

On offer for this Site Manager role is a basic salary of up to £65,000 per annum plus pension and travel.

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact David Weaving on 020 3897 2009 or at D.Weaving@sentrigroup.co.uk

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We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and cover Quantity Surveying, Estimating and Site and Project Management positions to name a few and welcome speculative applications.

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Sentri Group is currently working with an established Main Contractor operating across London who is looking to appoint a Senior Quantity Surveyor based in Central London.

As the Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will work very closely with the Commercial lead on schemes throughout London ranging from £30m - £150m.

Requirements

  • Procurement of Sub-Contract; Consultant and Supply only packages.
  • Analysis of work package tender returns.
  • Preparation of Orders with Sub-Contractors, Consultants and Suppliers.
  • Contribute to the preparation of interim and final account applications for the Company and likewise internal cost and value reconciliation reports.
  • Subject to the approval of the Commercial Manager value and agreement Changes/Variations
  • Integrate the commercial strategy, amending it to suit the project as it develops.
  • Liaise with & commercially influence/challenge the other members of the team and the construction process.

Take ownership for, administer & represent the company in commercial & contractual issues, including but not limited to:

  • Preparing tenders, analysing, selecting appropriate s/c & finalising s/c orders.
  • Financial & commercial management to Final Account completion.
  • Prepare & present forecasts, targets & CV reconciliations.
  • Prepare & agree on Valuations, including generating certificates & invoices/payments.
  • Prepare Variations with adequate/appropriate records, agree as works progress.
  • Update projected Final Accounts on regular basis and prepare, submit & agree on Final Account promptly.
  • Involvement in value engineering & design development

This is a great opportunity for someone to join an established but growing contractor that has a strong healthy pipeline of work and financial backing from investors.

On offer for this Senior QS role is a basic salary of up to £75,000 - £95,000 per annum plus £5500 car allowance, pension, and healthcare.

For a more detailed discussion and full details for this Senior QS role please contact David Weaving either via email reply or by applying to this advert directly.

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We are specialists in White Collar Construction Recruitment and cover Quantity Surveying, Estimating and Site and Project Management positions to name a few and welcome speculative applications.