A Bit About Us
At AO, we’re in the business of better tomorrows for our customers, and we do whatever it takes to make sure they’re the happiest they can be. We may sell everything from washing machines to PlayStations, but putting smiles on our customers’ faces is at the heart of everything we do.
We’re big believers in making sure every job is done properly, which is why we do everything the AO way. Our award-winning teams work their magic behind the scenes to make sure every customer’s experience is totally effortless. We do our bit for the environment too, with our very own recycling plant to make sure we’re as green as we look. We’re always looking for ways to make our customers as happy as can be, wherever possible.
More About the Role
Working for one of the fastest growing PLC’s in the country, you will be responsible for supporting site development and construction works at all sites.
You will assist the company with its expansion plans by opening new sites and assisting with bringing existing sites up to standard where the operation requires.
This is a very autonomous role and you will have a wide remit across the AO estate.
The right individual will be a seasoned Property coordinator/developer, with experience of working in fast paced environments. Please note the job will require travel. Whilst the job is predominately focused on managing works on site, you will also be expected to pro-actively assess a sites compliance with all statutory regulations and its general condition and recommend areas of improvement.
Here's What You Can Expect to be Doing
Work with solicitors to complete the legal element of leases and associated documents.
Prepare tenders in line with modern tender methods
Create schedules of work as required
Conduct tender analysis
Instruct contractors in line with JCT contracts
Administrate JCT contracts
Prepare health and safety folder for the construction phase
Manage and monitor health and safety during the construction phase
Seek approvals as required (building/planning etc)
Work with designers as required (structural engineers/QS/Building Surveyors/Architects)
Supporting the construction phase to ensure compliance with BS and building regulations
Work with PM to produce effective cost management and programs
Work with stakeholders to improve the operation as required
Deal with dilapidation claims as required
General administration duties to support the Manager
Set up and maintain electronic filing systems for records and correspondence
A Few Things About You
Superb Stakeholder management skills
Ability to build internal and external relationships
Working understanding of modern tender practises
Working understanding of contracts/contractors
Experience of CDM
Experience of working with building regulations, planning law and health and safety legislation
Why Choose AO?
We’re in the business of better tomorrows, for both our customers and our people. A better tomorrow means finding a place that’ll reward your curiosity. A place that encourages you to ask ‘why’. Somewhere that feeds your imagination and gives you the support to bring those ideas to life.
If you’re the kind of person who wants to learn and help others achieve, who always sees the glass half-full with an appetite for what’s next, you’ll fit right in with us.
In return, you’ll be an integral part of an award-winning team who are forward-thinking and innovative. You can also take up to 5 days out of the business a year to use for development in your role and we’ll cover the cost.
We’re about looking at the bigger picture - the better tomorrow. And no matter what that looks like to you, we’ll make sure you’ve got everything you need to make it happen.
Great People Deserve Great Things
As an AO’er you can take full advantage of the benefits and perks we have to offer
Feel free to have a chat with us about our flexible ways of working.
You can take up to 5 days out of the business a year to use for development in your role and we’ll cover the cost.
We have our own library, if you've seen something which interests you, we can order in a copy. Just add it to the library when you've done.
25 days holiday (Excluding Bank Holidays)
At least 5% contribution pension scheme
Dedicated wellness initiatives that support a healthy work / life balance, ranging from our 24hr employee assistance programme to subsidised gym membership.
To see all of our benefits and perks visit our AO Benefits page.