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  • Kitchen Design Surveyor - 6 month contract - Premiere Furniture

  • Reports to: Surveying Supervisor

    Covering: Bedfordshire. Hertfordshire, Oxon, Cambridgeshire & London (North & East)

    Working Closely with: Sales, Account Management, Customer Care and Estimating

    About the company:

    Markey Group consists of several specialist subsidiary companies including Markey Construction, one of the UK’s leading regional construction companies; Premiere, a manufacturer of kitchens and bedroom furniture and Student Digs, which manages and maintains high-quality student accommodation. With our unique combination of knowledge and experience, Markey Group is ideally placed to meet all property related needs.

    Specifically, Premiere is one of the leading kitchen and furniture companies in the UK and its success is based on delivering cost-effective, design-led solutions tailored to suit customers’ specific needs.

    Premiere Kitchens include ranges for social housing and assisted living as well as executive developments, whilst our furniture division caters for bathroom furniture, student accommodation, hotels and care home furniture.

    Quality assured as all products are manufactured at Premiere’s state-of-the-art factory which has the capacity to cater for volume orders. Premiere also offers a full surveying design service and delivery by its own fleet of vehicles which makes fast turnaround times even faster.

    Mission and Values

    Markey Group’s mission is ‘creating tomorrow’s environments’. For the team at Markey Construction, this means building sustainable communities where people and businesses can flourish.

    Our activities are underpinned by three core values:-

    United in purpose – we strive to be clear in our goals, pulling together to deliver excellence and building effective and efficient teams

    Making a difference –we are committed to being the best, being distinct in our style and creating high standards.

    Serving each other – we believe in leading with respect, caring for individuals and building trust and reliability

    Our core values are further supported by three traits which we expect our teams to demonstrate: determination, perseverance and patience.

    About the role:

    Job purpose:

    To provide first class customer service by accurately designing a safe and practical kitchen that complies with:
    Client Specification
    Contractor’s fitting requirements
    Decent Homes Standard
    Tenant’s requirements
    EU Health & Safety Regulations

    Objectives / Responsibilities:

    Surveying

    Within the survey period:
    Discuss the design and possible options with the tenant to ensure the best balance of meeting the above objectives
    Obtain tenant colour choices as required under the terms of the contract
    Gain authorisation from clients / contractors for any deviations from the specification
    Give the tenant a 3d tour of the new kitchen
    Gain tenant’s approval of the design, including their signature of approval
    Provide a printed 3D image for the tenant to keep
    Provide a signed detailed plan to Contractor / Client as required
    After the Survey:
    Upload all necessary information to Visibility, including a Cad plan and signed survey sheet by 8.00am on the morning after the survey.
    Ensure that the PK format is followed accurately and concisely

    Provision of Information
    Represent the company in a professional courteous manner, at all times wearing appropriate PPE and identification.
    Provide the first point of contact for clients, contractors and tenants
    Respond to all queries within a timely manner
    Assist the effective running of each contract by addressing issues as and when they occur
    Create a positive relationship with clients, taking opportunities to support the BDM in the collation of any information that may assist the company in obtaining new business
    Ensure the client is informed of our business processes, encouraging maximum productivity

    Client Liaison
    Ensure accurate knowledge of Premiere’s products and codes, processes and lead times etc.
    Have a solid understanding of fitting requirements, if necessary liaise with individual clients / contractors to ensure particular differences are accounted for
    Achieve scheme visibility with respect to surveys completed, surveys outstanding, and resourcing requirements
    Regularly update Contract Planners to ensure the schedule of works are successfully achieved

    Administration
    Plan diary and book appointments (where necessary)
    Make contact with the client at least a week prior to surveying to achieve the following: -

    - introduction

    - contact details

    - meeting arrangements

    - special instructions, for example PPE
    Upload all survey information including visits that did not result in a survey
    To utilise and maintain all the provided company equipment as agreed in the company handbook

    Continuous Improvement

    Consider all aspects of the role, identifying potential improvements and communicating them to the Surveying Supervisor

    Health and Safety
    Understand and take responsibility of Health and Safety in your daily roles
    Carry out daily tasks within Health and Safety guidelines and procedures set out.
    Identify and report any Health and Safety issues to your line manager.
    Actively promote and supervise Health and Safety best practice within the delivery team.

    Group Standards
    Engage fully with all Group Standards including ISO18001, 14001 & 9001.
    Drive improvements within all Group Standards
    Develop and nurture staff ensuring they understand Group Standards and fully embrace them.

    What we are looking for:

    Skills and qualifications:
    Experience with using Sage
    Experience with using Excel
    Good general computer skills
    Able to organise effectively and meet deadlines as required
    Excellent attention to detail and able to turn out quotations and other documentation accurately and to a high standard
    Very customer aware and able to develop customer relationships both internally and externally
    Able to contribute to the wider team and contribute towards goals and objectives as required
    Proactively finds ways to improve systems and processes

    Cultural Specification:

    Contribute towards the Markey Values:-

    United in Purpose
    Sets clear goals and aligns job objectives to the requirements of the business.
    Demonstrates flexibility by adapting work in line with changing priorities
    Demonstrates strong and thorough organisational skills
    Supports colleagues by responding effectively and efficiently to requests for help and information. Proactively provides data as needed.
    Questions and where appropriate challenges the status quo to ensure continuous improvement
    Actively participates in team working to ensure organisational and team goals are effectively met

    Making a Difference
    Can demonstrate understanding of personal strengths and development needs and works towards continuous personal development and improvement
    Sets challenging standards for self and others (where appropriate), seeking feedback and giving feedback constructively.
    Is aware of best practice in area of expertise and works towards this by demonstrating, applying and sharing knowledge.

    Serving each other
    Leads with respect by consulting as appropriate, empowering others through encouragement of ideas and building on these.
    Provides opportunities to communicate and does this regularly and in appropriate language for the audience. Encourages participation by using generative langua
    Builds trust and develops a reputation for reliability by following through with actions as agreed.

    What we can offer you:
    Competitive basic salary London living allowance
    28 days holiday (pro rata)
    Contributory pension scheme
    Possibility that the role may go permanent after initial contract


    To apply for this role, please send a CV and covering letter to HRadmin@markey group.co.uk

Markey Group
associated companies

  • Premiere
  • Park View Gloucester
  • Student Digs Gloucestershire
  • Markey Interiors
  • Markey Construction
  • Honeybourne gate

Markey
accreditations

  • Invest in people