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.

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Assistant Framework 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 seeking an Assistant Framework Manager to join our hardworking team based at our offices in Meadowhall, Sheffield reporting to the Framework Manager. The role would ideally suit an individual who has recently qualified to NVQ level 3 or above in a construction related discipline. The job includes facilitating procurements and call offs from frameworks for supplies and works in line with the EU Procurement Directives, Public Contract Regulations and Framework conditions. This will entail the drafting and development of tender documentation, undertaking procurement evaluations and preparing contracts.

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

  • Starting salary of £25,000 - £30,000 per annum dependent upon qualifications and experience

  • Participation in the Staff Performance Bonus Scheme

  • Company Pension

  • Group Life Insurance

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • 25 days holiday (+ public holiday)

  • Access to Employee Benefits Programme

  • Flexible start and finishing times

We ideally are seeking a candidate with:

  • NVQ level 3+ Construction qualification

  • Excellent administration, data, analytical and numerical skills

  • Basic understanding of Public Contracts regulations and EU procurement directives

  • Understanding of construction with commercial acumen

  • Understanding of Construction Contracts including JCT and NEC standard forms

A driving licence is required for the role. A pool car is available for business travel.

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To be considered for the position, please forward a letter of application setting out your suitability for the role and Curriculum Vitae to Emma Mottram – Framework Operations Manager E: emma.mottram@efficiencynorth.org

Closing date: 12.00 Monday 24th September 2018

Interviews for the post take place on Monday 1st October 2018 in Sheffield


Efficiency North Audit and Risk Group - Group Member Vacancies X 2

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

EN:Procure 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 £70m and exciting plans to double in size over the next phase of its strategic plan, Efficiency North Holdings are seeking two representatives from our Social Housing Landlord Membership to join our Audit and Risk Group. The Audit and Risk Group’s primary role is to contribute independently to the ENHL Board’s overall process for ensuring that an effective internal control system is in place; oversee the work of external audit; ensure sufficient controls are in place to manage risk; and that the Risk Management Framework is operating effectively.

A senior management professional who thrives on helping people to maximise their potential, ensuring good governance and delivery, the successful candidate will demonstrate strong commercial acumen, with finance and audit experience gained from their role within one of Efficiency North’s Members. Individuals with a suitable finance or audit qualification would be of particular interest and this role will provide an excellent opportunity to expand their experience into a non-executive environment.

This post is not remunerated, however reasonable expenses in accordance with HMRC guidelines will be paid.

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 Terms of Reference for the Group, please contact Liz Butcher, Efficiency North Corporate Development Manager via email: liz.butcher@efficiencynorth.org

Closing date: 12.00 Monday 10th September 2018

Interviews: Monday 17th September 2018 in Sheffield