Japanese Knotweed recruitment

Recruitment

Current Vacancies

We have a proven track record for eradicating Japanese knotweeed for private landowners, local authorities and major building developers. We pride ourselves on having become one of the leading Japanese knotweed removal experts in the UK. We are dedicated to providing effective treatment and raising awareness of invasive and injurious weed issues throughout the UK.

Through careful selection and recruitment we not only find people with the right skills, expertise and qualifications to deliver an excellent service, we find those with the ability to make a positive contribution to our values and team.

We are always interested in hearing from people who possess the following skills and qualifications.

If this sounds like you, please email us at hr@knotweed.co.uk with your CV and a covering letter.

Click here to download the full job specification in PDF format.

In the UK, Japanese Knotweed Ltd deliver knotweed remedial and management services to clients in all sectors at over 3,000 locations. With a multi-million pound annual turnover, we provide everything from survey, treatment, excavation and guarantee, enabling our clients to mitigate the problems knotweed causes to their business and properties.We have been at the forefront of the knotweed industry for nearly a decade. We pride ourselves on offering the best service in the industry, and rely on expertise and teamwork to achieve this. Join our team!

We are currently looking for an experienced Finance Administrator, to be based in our Romsey offices and support our Finance Manager with day to day financial activity of the business.

Main responsibilities of the role

  • Credit control and statements to maintain our 30 day payment requirements, escalating non-payment where required
  • Inputting purchase ledger invoices and raising sales invoices on Sage
  • Recording income and payments on Sage
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Liaising with our clients via email and telephone, answering queries and taking card payments
  • Working with our Contracts and Excavations Teams to resolve client queries
  • Upload and download invoices from client and supplier portals where necessary
  • Maintain employee expenses and petty cash records
  • Supplier account application forms
  • Keeping client records maintained using Sage, Asana (our cloud based workflow system), and Microsoft Office programs
  • Deputising for the Finance Manager as required
  • General office administration tasks

Skills required/strong

  • Proficiency in Sage 50 is essential
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role is also essential, and preferably within a small business
  • Excellent Microsoft Office package skills, particularly in Excel
  • Confident and articulate phone manner
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • You will be numerically astute, and possess the ability to check and question the integrity of information where applicable

Hours

This is a full time role, working an average of 40 hours per week; the working days will be Monday through to Friday with working hours that change with the seasons, as below:

Summer - May to October - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Winter - November to April - 8.30am to 4.30pm

Holidays

You will receive 23 days holiday entitlement, excluding bank holidays.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to hr@knotweed.co.uk.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 7 December 2017, and interviews will be held on Friday 15 December.

Click here to download the full job specification in PDF format.

In the UK, Japanese Knotweed Ltd deliver knotweed remedial and management services to clients in all sectors at over 3,000 locations. With a multi-million pound annual turnover, we provide everything from survey, treatment, excavation and guarantee, enabling our clients to mitigate the problems knotweed causes to their business and properties.We have been at the forefront of the knotweed industry for nearly a decade. We pride ourselves on offering the best service in the industry, and rely on expertise and teamwork to achieve this. Join our team!

We are currently recruiting for an Administrator to be based in our Romsey offices and support our Surveying Team in delivering great service to our clients.

Main responsibilities of the role

  • Working as part of our office based Surveying Team, you will be primarily involved with the logistical support of our nationwide survey network
  • Coordinating and arranging the survey and treatment visits for our surveyors using Excel spreadsheets, Mymaps and Google Maps
  • Populating and managing our Surveyor’s diaries on Asana, our cloud based system
  • Preparing drawings and collating information enabling our surveyors to give fantastic service to our clients
  • Updating various logs and client folders and records on internal systems and cloud servers
  • Contacting our clients either by telephone or email
  • General administration duties

Skills required

  • Excellent administrative skills are essential, as are strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills are essential, particularly in Microsoft Office 2010 Excel, Word and Outlook
  • A confident and articulate telephone manner
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Knowledge of cloud based technology and shared diary systems would be an advantage

Hours

This is a full time role, working an average of 40 hours per week; the working days will be Monday through to Friday with working hours that change with the seasons, as below:

Summer - May to October - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Winter - November to April - 8.30am to 4.30pm

Holiday

You will receive 23 days holiday entitlement, plus bank holidays.

If you are interested in this position please email hr@knotweed.co.uk.