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Our client based in East Lothian is looking for a Architectural Technician to join their organisation on a contract that is due to run until June 2016.

The role:
- Contribute to the attainment of high corporate technical design and professional standards
- Ensure compliance with current legislation
- Contribute to the monitoring and control of project costs
- Ensure adherence to contract documentation

Skills / experience:
- Educated to HND / SVQ 4 level in relevant property or construction discipline
- Design and construction detailing skills
- Project Management and Contract Admin skills
- AutoCAD skills (demonstrated through portfolio)
- Competent user of NBS software
- Drivers license and use of a vehicle is essential

Posted: 02/10/2015
RefNo: 144703

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ASA are recruiting for a Quantity Surveying Technician to work on a 3 month contract based in North Ayrshire

Key Responsibilities:
- Monitor profitability targets
- Undertake monthly analysis of profitability and investigate any anomalies
- Carry out weekly spot checks on operatives/individual profitability and complete checks
on all elements of jobs which have impact on accuracy of costs, charging and profitability,
eg. material use/waste
- Complete weekly, monthly and quarterly analysis to measure actual performance against
target performance
- Maintain and monitor an action plan to improve productivity with operational management
- Monitor website for potential tender enquiries, and bidding opportunities
- Prepare pricing estimates and quotations
- Contribute to the adaptation of schedule of rates and codes for use with new systems eg.
electronic work scheduling system.
- Undertake property surveys, reports and cost estimates for specific client purposes eg.
timber and dampness, fire damage, insurance assessment.
- Provide relevant coaching and training to operational workforce, supervisors and other
services on performance or survey related topics
- Assist in providing information on both contract and individual performance to ensure
required financial outputs achieved on all contracts.
- Provide investigative support to the business on contract and financial performance
issues, including liaison with workflow co-ordination, quality assurance and operational

Essential Skills/Experience
- HNC Construction Management (or equivalent in a relevant discipline)
- Experience of managing workload to tight timescales
- Experience or knowledge of estimating
- Experience of working with contractors
- Knowledge of Building Industry quality standards
- Ability to plan, organise and prioritise own workload
- Analytical skills
- Must hold a valid driverís licence and have own transport (as some travel will be required)

Posted: 02/10/2015
RefNo: 144704

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Our client based in Edinburgh is looking for x2 Human Resource Officers to join their organisation. One role is a permanent position and the other a contract position that will run until July 2016.

The role:
- Provide HR support to operational managers on workplace employee relations
- Provide advice on and / or conduct investigations, disciplinary, grievance or complaint procedures
- Support operational management through the stages of absence management, enabling the improvement of attendance
- Involvement in recruitment and selection

Skills / experience:
- Significant experience at HR Officer / Advisor level
- Up to date and working knowledge of current employment legislation
- CIPD part qualified is essential
- Driving License is essential
- Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills

If you meet the criteria and are interested in this role, please apply today.

Posted: 02/10/2015
RefNo: 144702

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ASA are currently recruiting for a Senior Investment Executive to work on a 2 month contract based in Glasgow

The Senior Investment Executive will be required to create pro-forma templates for each of the companies within a Portfolio and input the information on each (including all investments made, details of the last funding round and financial information from the companyís annual and management accounts), ensuring the IMRS system is updated and responsible for producing reports for Senior Management.

Essential Experience/Skills:
- Financial Analysis
- Project Management experience
- Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Posted: 02/10/2015
RefNo: 144699

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Assistant Property Manager

An excellent permanent opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Property Manager to join a
small, fast paced team within a property firm in Edinburgh city centre.

Duties and responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

- First point of contact for clients and for taking calls
- Prepare the monthly commission for the contractors
- Take responsibility for the daily banking
- Organise monthly bookkeeping reports for accountants
- Prepare long and short-term agreements and invoices
- Taking photographs of flats for marketing and inventory purposes
- Process property safety certificates

Skills, experience and personal attributes of the ideal candidate include:

- Previous experience working within a client facing role

- Excellent level of IT and administration skills
- Clean driving licence
- Strong communication skills with a positive, friendly attitude
- Ability to multi-task
- Attention to detail is essential

If you believe you match the above criteria, please apply now to be considered.

Posted: 02/10/2015
RefNo: 144698

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Our client based in Edinburgh is looking for a Software Project Manager to join their organisation on an initial contract of 3 months.

The role:
- Take responsibility for and drive success of a portfolio of projects through all stages of the software development process
- Reporting to project boards, you will implement project management approaches, prepare project documents, logs and quality plans
- Engage with internal and external stakeholders to gather and define requirements
- Managing small project teams
- Supplier management

Skills / experience:
- Leading and management of a portfolio of complex software projects
- Business analysis and requirement gathering from stakeholders
- Stakeholder engagement
- Supplier management
- Benefits realisation planning and tracking

You will require a Basic Disclosure for this role so please only apply if you hold a valid certificate from Disclosure Scotland or are willing to apply for one this week.

If you meet the criteria and are interested in this role, please apply today.

Posted: 02/10/2015
RefNo: 144694

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Furniture Installation Driver


£21000 - £25000 per year

We are currently for a leading furniture retail store which is based in Edinburgh, due to a recent period of growth they are looking to take an additional Driver to assist with deliveries and driving duties across Central Scotland. The company pride themselves on excellent customer service and providing great products. They have a modern fleet of vehicles and offer a wide range of financial incentives to their staff.

You will primarily be acting as a second driver and helping the main Driver with loading/unloading furniture and taking over driving duties of the 7.5T vehicles as and when required.

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience driving 7.5T vehicles
Holds Drivers CPC
Excellent manual handling skills
Excellent customer service skills

To apply please forward CVs

Posted: 01/10/2015
RefNo: 144687

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Role: Administrator
Location: Aberdeen
Salary: £7.65

ASA Recruitment have two fantastic opportunities as two temporary Administrators are required for a client based in Aberdeen city centre. This role is ideal for those who have worked in an office based environment and are looking to get into a role with more administrative responsibilities. Some experience is essential.

Candidates who are interested should send updated CV's to or phone 01224 652600 for more information.

Posted: 01/10/2015
RefNo: 144684

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Assistant Sales Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and target driven sales person, to join a
vibrant, busy team working in retail for a well known furniture company in Edinburgh. This role
gives you the opportunity to be in charge of your earning potential.

Skills, experience and attributes of the ideal candidate:

* Excellent customer service
* Sales focused and happy working within a target driven environment
* Ability to build rapport quickly with strong communication skills
* Flexible on approach and able to work well in a team

If you believe you match the above criteria, please apply now to be considered.

Posted: 01/10/2015
RefNo: 144685

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ASA's client, a reputable legal firm are currently on the look out for a Legal Secretary/Filer to join their expanding team.

All candidates MUST have relevant work experience in a Law Practice

Salary: TBC

Key Responsibilities:
* Update/change client preferences on database systems
* Create and send out appropriate standard letters and forms.
* Set up new client records on company systems.
* Assist fee earners with emails.
* General Admin duties, filing, copying, room booking & reception cover.
* Generate basic client invoices and attend to payment of fees.
* Prepare and file applications, including the preparation and checking of all standard forms.
* Ensure any fees due on filing are correctly calculated and paid on time by checking output on company systems.
* Ensure all the currently available documents are filed with the correct systems.
* Obtain and file copies of priority documents, communicating with foreign associates and IP offices.
* Communicate with clients to ensure that required documents are executed by clients in a timely manner.
* Check info received and update database with changes.
* Monitor upcoming deadlines and liaise with attorneys.
* Check documents for errors and arrange corrections.

Key Skills:
* Excellent typing skills
* Experience monitoring emails and deadlines
* Good IT skills - Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint
* Knowledge of Inprotech (desirable)
* Good level of both verbal & written English

If this role is of interest, please call Jan on 01224 652 600 or send CV to

Posted: 01/10/2015
RefNo: 144686

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ASA are recruiting for a Business Analyst for a 6 month contract in Glasgow.

The role will be to explore the validity of opportunities and establish whether there is a potential financial benefit to the project.

Key Skills:
- Project Management (PRINCE2)
- Excellent Stakeholder management
- Experience of preparing proposals/business cases
- Self-starter
- Enthusiastic

Candidates must have experience of working on business transformation programmes and ideally experience working in the utilities industry.

Posted: 30/09/2015
RefNo: 144681

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ASA are recruiting for a Change Manager/Project Manager who has experience working in business transformation, IT and ideally procurement.

The Project Manager will be working on a couple of projects aiming to achieve savings through the business wide implementation and also monitoring behaviour in real time.

Key skills/experience:
- Project Management (APM/Prince2)
- Excellent Stakeholder management
- Business transformation / behavioural change
- Experience of preparing proposals/business cases
- Can deliver on time, to budget and of quality

Posted: 30/09/2015
RefNo: 144679

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ASA are currently recruiting for an experienced Business Architect to work in Glasgow.

As a Business Architect your main role will be to take forward the business vision and develop a business architecture model that will enable delivery of the ICT vision and digital ambitions across the broad customer and stakeholder community.

Main Responsibilities;
- Delivering the detailed business architecture to enable the Business Vision and ICT Strategy
- Fully define the business target state and take forward the business activities
- Contributing to benefit profiling and detailed business case for the Programme
- Promoting the business requirements with key stakeholders across Scotland and the UK
- Leading requirement negotiations
- High stakeholder engagement
- Communicating complex business requirements
- Defining and agreeing the supplier management and procurement approaches in conjunction with Technology Architect & Programme Manager
- Developing a comprehensive business requirements catalogue that includes the provision of digital services

Essential skills/experience;
- Significant experience of defining requirements for business applications at an enterprise level, preferably in a cloud infrastructure
- Broad experience of the definition, and realisation of quality attributes. Particularly, security, performance, compatibility, resilience and scalability
- Proficient in the integration of business systems and the business patterns and tactics used to achieve this
- Experience of working under both waterfall and agile methods of delivery. In particular you must be proficient in iterative software development and understand the associated responsibilities, practices and artefacts
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills to lead, influence and manage internal and external colleagues at senior level, with an ability to effectively tailor communications to the audience
- In-depth stakeholder engagement experience and the ability to deal with Senior staff to address complex issues

Posted: 30/09/2015
RefNo: 144669

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Role: Administrator
Location: Dundee
Rate: 7 - 8 an hour
Contract: Temp

My client is looking to recruit an experienced Administrator to join their successful team on a temporary basis. You must be highly motivated with the ability to work to on your own initiative and as part of a team.

General Duties:
* Photocopying and faxing
* Answering and sending emails
* Providing support to team members

Essential requirements:

* Excellent communication skills
* Keen to learn and work within a team
* Ability to act professionally at all times
* Knowledge of Microsoft packages
* Ability to work to you own initiative

If you are interested and feel that you have the relevant skills and experience please forward an up-to-date CV with 2 working references.

Posted: 29/09/2015
RefNo: 144656

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ASA are currently recruiting for a temporary Data Administrator.

The Data Administrator will be responsible for providing Data Administration support to Asset Capability, Operability and Risk Management projects.

Main Duties:
- Maintain and update the internal databases
- Review and update Risk matrix
- Report and present data discrepancies
- Collate technical information
- Gathering and Analysing and reviewing data

Required Experience/skills:
- Strong numerical skills
- Macro writing skills
- Strong knowledge of all MS packages (especially Access and Excel)
- Good attention to detail
- Experience dealing with complex data

Candidates are also required to have a full drivers licence as there may be some travel between different offices

Posted: 29/09/2015
RefNo: 144665

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