Careers

Careers

Due to our continued success and further expansion programme, we are seeking to strengthen our team to help achieve our goals of delivering beautifully designed homes that are built to the industry’s highest standards and where attention to detail and traditional construction methods ensure we remain the leading property developer within East Anglia with an award-winning reputation for creating homes and communities of distinction.

Experienced New Homes Sales Consultants

Required for developments across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex & Cambridgeshire, the successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a record of achievement in new homes sales, be highly motivated and a knowledge of COINS software would be an advantage.

Lee Barnard, Sales & Marketing Director

Alternatively, via email: heaven.sochon@hopkinshomes.co.uk 

Assistant Sales Consultants

In addition to above we are also looking to recruit Sales Assistants to support our team and provide holiday and absence cover where required. Previous sales experience in a competitive environment is desirable for someone looking to move into the New Homes industry.

Both roles require good communication and IT skills, a full driving licence and own transport.

Benefits include a competitive salary and, upon completion of probationary period, optional company pension scheme and healthcare.

Please apply in writing to the address below enclosing full CV marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:

Lee Barnard, Sales & Marketing Director

Alternatively, via email: heaven.sochon@hopkinshomes.co.uk 

Architectural Designer 

Are you looking to be part of a very progressive, award winning and multi-talented design team?

Are you looking for an opportunity to get actively involved in a wide variety of exciting residential projects throughout the East Anglian region?

If yes - then this role could be for you!

Reporting directly to the Head of Design, the successful candidate needs to ideally demonstrate the following skills and expertise in order to enhance our current team of 5:-

  • Minimum 5 years experience working in an architectural environment
  • Experience in residential development design work preferable, although not essential, however, appreciation of what constitutes 'good design' is essential
  • Good understanding of urban design principles
  • Excellent CAD skills including the use of Photoshop as we are involved in an increasing amount of presentation & exhibition work
  • Freehand sketching skills
  • Ability to prepare detailed, commercially viable, feasibility sketches & studies in accordance with site brief
  • Ability to prepare & compile detailed planning application packs drawings including house types, site layouts & material schedules
  • Has the confidence to be able to take full responsibility & leadership on schemes but also able to work as part of a small dedicated team
  • Brief, instruct & coordinate external consultants as required
  • Excellent oral & visual communication skills

In return, we offer a competitive salary, a fully expensed company car or car allowance, 5 weeks annual leave and, upon completion of your probationary period, optional company pension scheme and healthcare.

Please apply in writing to the address below enclosing a full and current CV marked 'Private and Confidential' for the attention of Sheryl Denny or alternatively email Sheryl.denny@hopkinshomes.co.uk

Hopkins Homes Ltd, Melton Park House, Melton, Woodbridge, IP12 1TJ

Closing Date: Friday 30th June

Groundwork Estimator 

Based at our Head Office in Melton, the successful candidate will work within the commercial department. The role is varied and duties will include assisting with land bids, cost and design analysis and value engineering. Candidates must possess good communication skills and be able to manage workloads efficiently whilst being an integral part of the commercial team.

The successful applicant must have experience within the residential/ social housing sector specialising within a Groundworks environment.

Please apply in writing to the address below enclosing full CV marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:

Darren Parker, Head of Commercial

Alternatively via email: darren.parker@hopkinshomes.co.uk

Materials Buyer

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Materials Buyer to join our skilled procurement team based at Melton Park. The successful candidate will ideally have relevant property developer experience and a proven track record of being able to negotiate and broker competitive prices with suppliers, control costs and be able to work autonomously with efficient time management. Excellent communications skills and good computer literacy, including Word and Excel together with a full clean driving licence are essential. Knowledge of the COINS operating system would be an advantage.

Please apply in writing to the address below enclosing full CV marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:

Darren Parker, Head of Commercial

Alternatively, via email: darren.parker@hopkinshomes.co.uk

Graduate Land Buyer/Land Buyer

Based in Woodbridge and covering East Anglia, the successful candidate will be responsible for the acquisition of land for residential development and managing the purchase process to allow the delivery of development sites for construction. Identifying opportunities, producing financial and viability appraisals, along with active negotiation will all be key to the role.

The successful candidate will have some background in residential development.

Please apply in writing to the address below enclosing full CV marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:

Joy Miller

Or email: joy.miller@hopkinshomes.co.uk

Senior Land Manager

The successful candidate will be responsible for the acquisition of land for residential development and managing the purchase process to allow the delivery of development sites for construction. 

Identifying opportunities, producing financial and viability appraisals, along with active negotiation will all be key to the role.

A confident and self-motivated individual with a background in residential development is essential.

Please apply in writing to the address below enclosing full CV marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:

Joy Miller

Or email: joy.miller@hopkinshomes.co.uk

Strategic Land Project Manager

Responsible for the management and delivery of major strategic land and property developments within the company's portfolio. Candidates will preferably have attained some background in residential development with a knowledge of planning, technical and financial matters.

The role will require the co-ordination and management of many disciplines both internally and externally to deliver either sites for the Company to develop or serviced land parcels for sale.

Please apply in writing to the address below enclosing full CV marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:

Joy Miller

Or email: joy.miller@hopkinshomes.co.uk

All above positions offer an attractive salary plus, upon completion of probationery period, optional pension and private healthcare scheme.

Senior Land Estimator

Based at our Head Office in Melton, the successful candidate will work within the Land Department to assist in the purchase and delivery of development opportunities throughout East Anglia

The team is looking for the candidate to have experience working within a main contractor or property developer team with experience of being an Estimator or Quantity Surveyor. The land team are looking for the role to cover all aspects of considering development opportunities from the initial take offs through to considering solutions for technical strategies to make sure maximum value is being delivered. The role is varied and duties will include: -

·         Completing take offs for residential schemes varying from 15 to 1,000 units

·         Analysis of technical strategies to assist in assessing land bids

·         Working up appraisals with land team to inform the strategy for acquisition of land

·         Liaising with colleagues in Commercial, Technical and Surveying teams to consider alternative solutions to maximise value

·         Working with land team to put costings together for financial appraisals

The successful applicant must have experience within the residential market and ideally had experience within a residential development business or main contractor working on the delivery of Development Opportunities. Experience within a groundworks company would also be considered for the role. Candidates must possess good communication skills and be able to manage workloads efficiently whilst being an integral part of the land team. Position offers an attractive salary and, upon completion of probationary period, a company car and optional pension and private healthcare scheme.

Please apply in writing to the address below enclosing full CV marked ‘Private and Confidential’ to:

Iain Jamie, Land Director 

Or email: Iain.jamie@hopkinshomes.co.uk

 

These vital roles will make a significant contribution to the future expansion of this highly successful organisation, furthermore we are always interested to hear from talented individuals who feel they could make a valuable addition to the Hopkins Homes team and can be contacted via:

info@hopkinshomes.co.uk

or write to us at:

Hopkins Homes Ltd., Melton Park House, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1TJ