Current Vacancies at Bidwells

Rural Agency Sales Administrator

Reference: CAM052

Location(s): Cambridge Head Office

Team(s): Land & Business - Agency

Description:

The Rural Agency Sales Administrator will provide a strong administrative and customer-liaising service to the Agency Team, both in Cambridge and other offices including marketing, research, and advertising as well as providing PA/Secretarial support to the team.

The ideal candidate will:

Have a good command of English language
Have excellent written skills 
Pay close attention to detail
Have great communication and numeracy skills
Have excellent customer service skills
Have a good understanding of the internet as a research tool as well as knowledge of use as an advertising tool
Be able to work to deadlines and under pressure
Be able to work on own initiative as well as a team member

For more information please see the attached job description.

The closing date for applications for this role is 31 March 2015

 

 

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Senior Landscape Architect

Reference: CAM032

Location(s): Cambridge Head Office

Team(s):

Description:

Our Urban Design Studio encompasses the analysis, planning, design, management, and stewardship of the natural and built environments. The role of Senior Landscape Architect entails assisting the Head of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, Cambridge to provide professional advice and act in the best interests of clients with regards to all landscape/urban design and planning matters.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have Urban Design and Master Planning experience
  • Be a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute
  • Have a relevant undergraduate / post graduate qualification
  • Have Professional experience in Landscape Practice or in a relevant area in Central or Local Government, with working experience of the English Planning System.
  • Be experienced in the preparation of Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment, planting plans,  Photomontages, 3D Visualisations and working drawing packages.
  • Have an acute awareness and understanding of issues affecting the economy and the implications on the business
  • Be IT proficient, particularly conversant with MS Office package
  • Have excellent report writing skills and excellent business English with good attention to detail
  • A willingness to grow networks and carry out Business Development activities
  • Have a full driving licence as travel will be required to all our office locations

For more information please see the attached job description.

The closing date for applications is 10 April 2015.

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PA / Secretary - Cambridge

Reference: CAM048

Location(s): Cambridge Head Office

Team(s): Building Consultancy - Project Management

Description:

The Project Management Team sits within our Building Consultancy Division and provides specialist strategic advice and support to property owners, occupiers, developers and investors from acquisition to project management. The Division combines the skills of Architects, Building Surveyors, Construction Consultants, Engineers and Project Managers with extensive local knowledge. The Building Consultancy team has a presence across the Eastern Region.

The main focus of this role is to provide competent and professional PA support to the Divisional Managing Partner and to provide Project Administrative support to the wider professional PM team based in Cambridge.

The closing date for applications is 31 March 2015.

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Senior Business Systems Support Analyst

Reference: CAM047

Location(s): Cambridge Head Office

Team(s): Business Support Services - Information Technology

Description:

The IT team forms part of the Bidwells BSS (Business Support Services) team, supporting the business across all offices in England and Scotland.

The post holder must demonstrate a professional, friendly and approachable manner coupled with the ability to communicate with staff at all levels, even under pressure. They should possess excellent communication and relationship management skills, have a friendly and polite telephone manner and be able to work effectively as a team player.  They should be able to work using their own initiative, be pro-active and show attention. They will take responsibility for helping and managing all aspects of technical support across business applications, desktop, laptops, telephony, network communications and day to day operational system administrative duties.

The post holder will provide a professional pro-active IT and technical support service to the business via telephone, email or in person to a consistently high standard, in accordance with ITIL best practice standards.

The closing date for applications is 10 April 2015.

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Director of Marketing and Communications

Reference: CAM043

Location(s): Cambridge Head Office

Team(s): Business Support Services - Marketing

Description:

The Director of Marketing and Communications will play a key role in the Marketing Team by carrying out a wide and varied range of marketing and business development activities for Divisions, Service Teams and offices in supporting the Group Business Strategy and goals. To develop and lead the team, ensuring a unified approach working towards shared goals and objectives,  demonstrating commercial acumen, creativity and clear direction for the Marketing and Communications function.


The ideal candidate will:

Bring inspirational leadership and line management skills
Be able to communicate, influence and inspire confidence at all levels
Have strong experience in a Marketing and / or Business Development role.
Be educated to degree level
Have a marketing or further business qualification or working towards.
Have experience of integrated marketing campaigns
Have strong accuracy and quality control skills
Be proactive and able to take responsibility for own workload
Be a commercial thinker
Have experience of InDesign, or Desk Top Publishing

The closing date for applications is 7 April 2015.

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Receptionist - Facilities Administrator - part time

Reference: CAM045

Location(s): Cambridge Head Office

Team(s): Business Support Services - Administration

Description:

This part time role could be an ideal fit if you’re keen to work just afternoons. We’re looking for a warm, welcoming, proactive and organised professional to run the reception at Bidwells’ Head Office – we’re one of the country’s leading property consultancies. Bring us a warm, helpful and flexible approach and you’ll soon become a valued member of the team. The duties include meeting and greeting visitors, answering switchboard calls, sorting post/couriers and carrying out a range of administrative duties for the facilities team.  You’ll also help support events and hospitality when required. We’d like to hear from you if you have experience in a receptionist/front of house/customer facing role, together with strong attention to detail and good communication skills.

The closing date for applications is Friday 10 April.

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Planner - Senior Planner - Norwich

Reference: NOR42

Location(s): Norwich

Team(s): Planning - Planning

Description:

We have an opportunity for a Planner / Senior Planner to join our Norwich Team.  Our Norwich Planning Team offers a comprehensive planning service to a wide range of clients (including developers, landowners and occupiers). We deal with the preparation of planning and development appraisals, planning, conservation area, listed building consent applications and planning appeals and also submit representations on draft Development Plans.

The ideal candidate will:

Have relevant undergraduate and post graduate qualifications.
Be actively working towards, or a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute
Have excellent IT, report writing and communication skills
Pay attention to detail.
Have an understanding of recording of time, expenses,  turnover/income, profit and gross margin.
Be committed to providing professional, proactive and innovative solutions.
Be client focused and resolved to exceed client expectations.
Be passionate about Planning and the Firm as a whole
Be able to make a positive contribution to teamworking
Have a full driving licence.

For more details of the role itself please see the attached job description.

The closing date for applications is 6 April 2015.

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Valuation and Consultancy Surveyor

Reference: CAM020

Location(s): Cambridge Head Office

Team(s): Commercial - Commercial Consultancy & Valuation

Description:

We are looking for a qualified chartered surveyor specialising in Strategic Consultancy and Valuation to join our team in Cambridge. The role comprises working in Commercial Property – including Office, Shops, Business Space, Education and Healthcare premises, development sites.  To add value to clients through delivery of excellent property related advice.

The team undertakes valuation and consultancy work on a wide variety of Commercial Property across the Region.  You will take responsibility for your own client workload and provide strategic advice to corporate occupiers in single properties and portfolios.  You will provide formal Red Book valuations for a variety of purposes.  You will be required to undertake development appraisals as part of valuing development sites and to work with other Bidwell teams to provide strategic advice to clients, including our in-house Building, Planning and Residential teams.

For further detail about the role please see the attached job description.

The closing date for applications is 27 March 2015.

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Building Surveyor - Cambridge

Reference: CAM010

Location(s): Cambridge Head Office

Team(s): Building Consultancy - Commercial Building Surveying

Description:

The Building Consultancy Division provides specialist strategic advice and support to property owners, occupiers, developers and investors from acquisition to project management  The Division combines the skills of Architects, Building Surveyors, Construction Consultants, Engineers and Project Managers with extensive local knowledge. The Building Consultancy team has a presence across the Eastern Region, including Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Norwich and Chelmsford.

We are looking for a Building Surveyor to act for Bidwells in accordance with the Firm's guidance and the RICS code of professional conduct. The job entails providing professional advice and acting in the best interests of clients with regards to all building surveying matters. The main focus of the role is to support the Head of Commercial Building Surveying in Cambridge.

The closing date for receipt of applications for this role is 31 March 2015.


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