Top tips guide

Want to secure the job of your dreams? Let Just Recruitment be your guide...

The Just Recruitment website has become a valuable source of advice for job hunters. As well as helping you find the ideal opportunity for your talents, our hints and tips pages guide you through the process of preparing your CV, writing a covering letter, getting ready for an interview, and giving the very best account of yourself when you get face to face with a would-be employer.

We publish all sorts of other guidance, too – even how to carry out the perfect handshake.

Here are a selection of our top tips:

“The mistake many people make about their CV is to think of it as a static document. But it should be revised and reviewed on a regular basis and tailored to specific job opportunities. ...read more

To be successful in work, you need to have a high level of discipline. Most successful business people credit daily routines for allowing them to get ahead in their career and stay focussed. ...read more

Want to make a good impression with your bosses? Here are five ways to show that you’re keen to stand out from the crowd ...read more

Don’t let photos of your drunken exploits get in the way of landing your dream job. You’d be surprised how much recruiters can find out about you online. ...read more

The day of your interview has arrived, you really want, you need this job. ...read more

Employers are increasingly interested in soft and transferable skills. In fact, adaptability is one of the most sought-after qualities for a candidate. ...read more

It’s never easy telling your colleagues that you’re moving jobs. Here’s a guide to help smooth the transition ...read more

If you’re feeling uninspired by the daily grind, it may be time to consider a fresh challenge. ...read more

Click on the link to download our PDF guide on – Preparing for an interview.pdf  

 

Jobs currently available

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Property Maintenec Administrator
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £19,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Earls Colne
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909600
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Property Maintenance Administrator on behalf of a company based on the outskirts of Colchester.

The primary role of the Property Maintenance Administrator is to provide property maintenance and associated services to the company’s clients and third parties.

Main responsibilities:

  • Receiving and actioning maintenance issues
  • Instruct approved contractors
  • Act as liaison between clients and contractors
  • Respond to telephone and mail enquiries
  • Submit ad hoc reports to clients
  • Build and maintain the database of contractors and suppliers
  • Ensure all suppliers are appropriately vetted
  • Recording and submitting timesheets for each job

Person specification/relevant skills and experience:

  • Ability to apply initiative
  • Team player
  • Adaptable
  • Diligent
  • Resilient
  • Well organised
  • Strong administration – file notes must be kept up to date
  • Good telephone manner
  • Persuasive
  • Tenacious

You MUST have their own transport due to the location of the company.

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Office Administrator
Sector: Public Service and Administration
Salary: £8.72 per hour
Location: Langdon
Role: Part Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909594
About the role

Are you looking for part-time work?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Office Administrator on a part-time basis on behalf of a company based in Langdon.

You will be supporting the Office Manager with administrative duties such as pulling off reports, data entry and meeting & greeting visitors. You will also be sorting and franking post, shredding documents and dealing with enquiries.

This is a part-time, permanent position working 22.5 hours per week.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Sales Administrator
Sector: Public Service and Administration
Salary: £17,000 - £18,000 per annum
Location: Tiptree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909592
About the role

Do you have previous face to face and telephone customer service experience?

Do you have a sales-focused approach?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Sales Administrator on behalf of a company based in Tiptree.

Your duties will include:

  • To ensure the sales function operates effectively and that the function's activities are aligned to the departmental and company objectives.
  • To manage workload enabling all enquiries to be dealt with to industry-leading timescales and satisfaction levels.
  • Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further business and provide clearly identified specifications to the Sales and Commercial team.
  • To give expert advice to customers promoting the products and services.
  • Sustain a positive team environment, displaying high levels of motivation and an excellent team spirit.
  • Participate and contribute to internal team meetings.
  • Promote effective communication throughout all levels of the Sales and Commercial function.
  • To promote the process of continuous improvement in the Sales and Commercial team.

You will be highly proficient in the use of IT software, have a positive attitude and have the ability to manage different tasks.

This is a full-time, permanent position with an early finish on a Friday!!!

If you are interested then apply today!

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New job
Construction Planner
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £35,000 - £44,000 per annum
Location: Saxmudham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909595
About the role

Just Recruitment is working with a leading main contractor who has secured a £20m design and build contract in the heart of Suffolk.

As part of their new team, we are looking for an experienced Construction Planner. In this role, you will be responsible for centralising all of our client's project and labour plans.

Duties of the programmer include:

  • Develop construction/tender programs.
  • Conduct site visits and look through the works and drawings when required.
  • Review contractor schedules and schedule risk analysis.
  • Produce progress/program reports in conjunction with Project and Construction Managers.

Requirement of the role:

  • Operational experience together with previous significant experience of planning within the construction industry.
  • Master programming – design, procurement, pre-commencement, construction, commissioning and production of design schedules.
  • Knowledge of project planning processes and the project life-cycle.
  • Knowledge of the procurement processes necessary for designing and building commercial projects.
  • Must be able to use Asta Gant Chart Software.

Good IT skills with all Microsoft packages including Microsoft Projects or similar version and the ability to pick up new software quickly.

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New job
Health & Safety Manager
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Location: Saxmundham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909593
About the role

Just Recruitment is working with a leading main contractor who has secured a £20m design and build contract in the heart of Suffolk.

We are looking for a reliable Health & Safety Manager to ensure everyone in the company complies with health and safety laws. You will also be responsible for establishing policies that will create and maintain a safe workplace.

As a Health & Safety Manager, you must have excellent attention to detail to identify hazards. You will also be able to discover opportunities for improving conditions and execute various safety programs. The ability to communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary workforce is essential.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute health and safety plans in the workplace according to legal guidelines
  • Prepare and enforce policies to establish a culture of health and safety
  • Evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law
  • Monitor compliance with policies and laws by inspecting employees and operations
  • Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions
  • Investigate accidents or incidents to discover causes and handle worker’s compensation claims
  • Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures
  • Report on health and safety awareness, issues and statistics

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as Health & Safety Manager
  • Deep understanding of legal health and safety guidelines
  • Ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
  • Excellent organisational and motivational skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • BSc/BA in safety management or relevant field is preferred
  • Valid qualification in occupational health and safety
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