Careers at Efficiency North

Efficiency North welcomes applications from all suitably skilled candidates and aims to ensure that no candidate receives less favourable consideration on the grounds of race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age, gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or disability.

Meet the team

Independent Board Director

Efficiency North board directors
Efficiency North Holdings Ltd brings together three dynamic and successful subsidiaries engaged in the social housing and construction sectors:

  • Efficiency North Limited – A highly successful social housing procurement services provider.

  • EN:Able Futures CIC – An innovative training and apprenticeships service.

  • EN:Able Build Limited – Provider of affordable housing and associated development.

Associated to these organisations is EN:Able Communities CIO, the charitable giving arm of the combined organisations.

With a combined order book exceeding £60m and exciting plans to double in size over the next phase of its strategic plan, Efficiency North Holdings is seeking an experienced Independent Director to support the organisation through this period of transition and growth.  A senior professional with Board experience who thrives on helping people to maximise their potential, helping to bring together different stakeholders and ensuring good governance and delivery, the successful candidate will demonstrate strong commercial acumen, a passion for people, high levels of energy and an interest in delivering social value.

Efficiency North Holdings Ltd is looking for a high-profile individual, adept at developing and building relationships at high levels and willing to utilise their extensive networks to act as an ambassador for Efficiency North Holdings and its subsidiaries. Applications from suitably experienced individuals from the finance and audit sectors would be of particular interest.

This post has a remuneration of £6,000 p.a. (gross of NI and Tax).

We are an equal opportunities and disability confident employer and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community to reflect the diversity of the customers we serve. In particular, we would welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community. All appointments will be made on merit.

For a confidential discussion and to request a candidate pack please contact Liz Butcher, Efficiency North Corporate Development Manager via email: liz.butcher@efficiencynorth.org

Closing date: Monday 20 August 2018

Interviews: 2 September 2018 in Sheffield

EN:Procure Operations Manager

EN:Procure is one of UK’s leading procurement consortia in the social housing sector. Established with the support of the Homes and Communities Agency in 2006 as a not for profit business to business services provider, the consortium has grown rapidly, with a membership of Yorkshire and Humber Social Landlords representing over 70% of the region’s social housing stock. Working closely with its members EN:Procure purchases works, services and materials contracts for its members, ranging from planned works through to new build housing schemes. Many of the contracts require detailed technical input to scope the works, prepare tender documentation, evaluate tenders, finalise contracts and implement works, requiring a balance of technical and commercial skills.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working Operations Manager to join our busy team in our offices in Meadowhall, Sheffield, to work alongside our Head of Operations in implementing procured schemes using our cloud-based project management system, working with the supply chain to expedite the supply of materials and resolve operating issues as they arise. Our services to members of the consortium require an excellent approach to collaboration and customer service with a real desire to add value and maximise the efficiency of contracts awarded. Working with a busy and experienced team the appointed individual will benefit from early exposure to on the job delivery and will quickly learn from the management of a number of schemes.

To  attract the best candidates, we offer a competitive benefits package including:

•         Starting salary of £35,000 per annum

•         Company Pension

•         Private Medical Insurance

•         25 days holiday (plus public holidays) rising with service

•         Flexible starting and finishing times

Ideally, we are looking for a candidate with:

•         Experience of the construction sector ideally from a commercial management background

•         Excellent IT, analytical and numerical skills

•         Confident in communicating with customers

•         Good Project Management and decision-making skills

•         Strong commercial acumen and influencing skills

A driving licence and access to a vehicle is required for the role.

View pdf of the detailed job description

To be considered for this position, please forward a letter of application setting out your suitability for the role and Curriculum Vitae for the attention of

Liz Butcher Corporate Development Manager E: liz.butcher@efficiencynorth.org by Friday 31st August 2018.

Interviews for the post will take place on Friday 7th September 2018 in Sheffield.