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Careers at Stroma

Join our growing organisation

Working for Stroma can be both challenging and rewarding. We strive to employ and nurture the very best individuals to join our growing organisation. Stroma is an equal opportunities employer.

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The Stroma Group is a well-established organisation with a strong reputation in the building energy-efficiency and compliance sectors. The Group undertakes distinct but complementary activities, ranging from training and certification, to building performance assessments and testing, to the improvement and maintenance of building services and fabric.


Stroma is looking for a Management Accountant to join the finance team at our Head Office. This role would report to the Financial Controller.

Key tasks

  • Preparation of monthly management and year-end statutory accounts including journals, balance sheet reconciliations and variance analysis
  • Maintenance of supporting schedules such as fixed assets registers, prepayments, accruals, leases
  • Administering the monthly automated invoicing run and DD collection processes ensuring accuracy and integrity of data
  • Assist in the preparation of the quarterly VAT return and other statutory compliance returns
  • Analysis & manipulation of data
  • Assist in the development of improved systems and processes to enhance management information reporting
  • Ad hoc tasks to assist in day to day finance function

Person specification

  • Prior experience in management account preparation desirable
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Effective problem solving and organisational skills
  • Polite & professional telephone manner
  • Be able to work with your own initiative and have a proactive approach
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Strong analytical skills, with attention to detail.
  • Be able to work within a fast paced environment

Qualifications/Skills/Experience Required

  • Knowledge of Sage (though not essential)
  • Proficient IT skills with strong Excel skills (Including Pivots, Lookups)
  • Strong numeracy

If you have the relevant skills and experience then we would like to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a covering letter to c.king@stroma.com.



Provides a broad range of training, certification and software for assessors, inspectors and advisors vital in supporting the legislative developments of the building industry for reducing emissions, saving energy and building sustainably in line with Governmental targets and developments. Stroma's Certification scheme for Energy assessment and Competent Person Scheme (CPS) is approved by the Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG). The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is approved by The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

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Are you keen to develop your sales skills, with a technical savvy brand? If so this role may be for you.

Stroma are looking for a Business Development Manager, who is based in the South, to represent Stroma Certification’s schemes and software developments. The role will bolster an already wide covering sales team and candidates are welcome to apply.

Your sales and business acumen will be really welcome in this buzzing yet busy sales department - in return you will be working for a dynamic company. Stroma’s head office is in West Yorkshire, Castleford, travel to head office will be required.

Job Type: Full Time
Competitive Salary and benefits
Contact Information: Please contact Human Resources Manager Claire King on 0845 621 11 11 or email c.king@stroma.com with a recent CV, including links to online projects and a covering letter as to why you are suitable for this position.

We are looking for a mobile platform developer to join and lead our iOS development team; they will play a key role in delivering some very challenging and rewarding solutions to our customers. You will join and lead a small and friendly development team and will work alongside energy assessors and auditors, delivering, and maintaining core modules for our internal and customer facing systems. As a passionate and committed Mobile Developer you will be expected to play a key role in the following:

  • Design and development of business applications for the Apple iPad platform using XCODE written in objective C.
  • Support the energy assessors by providing a simple, quick and smooth user interface within the mobile application.
  • Publishing new releases and updates using the Apple enterprise licence.
  • Understanding and improving the response time of our applications, especially where we have communication dependencies on external systems

This is a great opportunity to have a very visible role within a development team, where your efforts will be seen on a daily basis. We have a desire for everyone to contribute towards to the future success and direction of the company, and thus encourage each and every team member in contributing innovative ideas.

Desired Skills & Experience

You should be highly self-motivated and have the following:

  • Essential – Excellent knowledge and experience of XCODE and Objective C.
  • Essential – Experience publishing an application using an Apple Enterprise Licence.
  • Essential – Experience publishing an application via the Apple App Store.
  • Preferable – Experience writing and publishing applications using Eclipse for development of Android applications.
  • Preferable – Experience writing and consuming .NET web services that communicate with other .NET web services and allow communication from iOS.
  • Preferable – A good knowledge of writing and querying SQL databases, either MSSQL, MYSQL or both.

Salary: D.O.E

If you would like to apply for any of the following vacancies, then please submit your CV and a covering letter to our Human Resources Manager, Claire King at c.king@stroma.com

Or via the post to: Stroma Head Office 4 Pioneer Way Castleford,  WF10 5QU



Provides all testing, calculations and consultancy required for compliance with Building Regulations Part L and Part E and delivers a comprehensive range of energy assessments whether for new build developments, existing building stock or refurbishment projects, providing the necessary calculations, renewable technology consultancy and reports to assist organisations in measuring, monitoring and managing their energy consumption and carbon emissions

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Reporting to:

Head of Technical Services

Main Purpose of the Role:

Stroma Technology is seeking Energy Auditors based in the South East, Midlands and Yorkshire areas on a 12 month fixed term contract. Responsible for the delivery of Energy Audits into existing buildings and organisations, both within the structure of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) and for other general clients.

Key tasks:

  • Conducting energy audits of existing buildings
  • Reviewing energy consumption and benchmarking against industry good practice and ESOS legislation
  • Obtaining ESOS ‘Lead Auditor’ certification/qualification (when detailed)
  • Liaising with delivery partner organisations
  • Delivering written technical reports to clients

Person specification

REQUIRED:

  • Strong experience and/or training/qualifications in the field of energy use in buildings
  • Experience of the delivery of energy audits into existing buildings
  • Strong written communication skills including technical report writing (examples required at interview stage)
  • Keen understanding of energy efficiency technologies including, but not strictly limited to, renewable technologies
  • Ability to work autonomously and to manage time and workload
  • Ability to build positive relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Full clean driving license and ability to travel throughout the UK (including stay away from home when required)

PREFERRED:

  • Membership of a relatable professional body (Energy Institute, CIBSE, RICS, etc)
  • Experience in field of transport energy
  • Qualifications in delivery of Display Energy Certificates (DECs) and Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)
  • Experience in public speaking and/or training

Essential Qualifications & Experience

As above.

For more information and to apply please contact Maria McGee at m.mcgee@stroma.com, or alternatively call 0845 621 22 22.

Stroma Technology is seeking an Energy Auditor who will be responsible for the delivery of energy audits into existing buildings and organisations both within the structure of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) and for other general clients. 

Based in our Wakefield office, the role requires assisting in the development of departmental delivery of services related to ESOS and working to ensure company practices and standards are in line with the requirements of various industry standards, including PAS 51215, BS EN 16247 and others. 

The role will require liaison with high level senior management within ESOS qualifying organisations (large undertakings) with a view to establishing a scope of services relating to undertaking key compliance activity, ensuring ongoing compliance for our clients and obtaining final sign off from Director level within our targeted client organisations. 

The role will require excellent communication skills, written and verbal, the ability to represent the company professionally in person, and the ability to provide key findings of energy audits. The role may also include liaison with delivery partners. 

In time, we anticipate that a delivery team will be established in order to satisfy client demand, and at that point there will be consideration of the applicant taking on team leadership/management responsibility, dependent upon the suitability of the candidates available for the role. 

The role will require travel nationally within the UK in order to undertake scoping/briefing meetings at the outset and to undertake the required energy audits as necessary on a client by client basis. A vehicle will be provided to the successful candidate as part of the package on offer and all travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Tasks typically involve:

  • Conducting energy audits of existing buildings
  • Review of energy consumption and benchmarking against industry best practice and ESOS legislation
  • Obtaining ESOS ‘Lead Auditor’ certification/qualification (when detailed)
  • Liaising with delivery partner organisations
  • Delivery of written technical reports to clients

Person specification:

Required

  • Strong experience and/or training/qualifications in the field of energy use in buildings and/or Building Services systems
  • Experience of delivery of energy audits or review of energy efficiency into existing buildings
  • Strong written communication skills including technical report writing (examples required at interview stage)
  • Keen understanding of energy efficiency technologies including, but not strictly limited to, renewable technologies
  • Ability to work autonomously and to manage time and workload
  • Ability to build positive relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Full clean driving license and ability to travel throughout the UK (including stay away from home when required)

Preferred

  • Membership of a relatable professional body (Energy Institute, CIBSE, RICS, etc)
  • Experience in field of transport energy
  • Qualifications in the delivery of Display Energy Certificates (DECs) and Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)
  • Experience in public speaking and/or training

For more information and to apply please contact Maria McGee at m.mcgee@stroma.com, or alternatively call 0845 621 22 22.

p>Reporting to:
Compliance Manager

Main Purpose of the Role:
Responsible for attending construction sites and performing air tests on building elements and advising clients on appropriate remedial options in the event of failure. Also producing reports relating to on site testing and presentation of results to the client. Clients should be informed of current legislation relating to all aspects of air tightness (including Building Regulations, EcoHomes and Code for Sustainable Homes).

Key tasks:

  • Responsible for carrying out all site testing in accordance with company quality manual systems and procedures.
  • Responsible for:
    • Safe transportation of equipment to the test site from the laboratory.
    • Liaising with site agents.
  • Sizing and planning proposed test methodologies.
  • Setting up equipment to achieve the required testing regime.
  • Carrying out tests in accordance with CIBSE TM23:2000, BS EN 13829:2001, and ATTMA TS1, TSL1 & TSL2.
  • Interpreting and evaluating results during testing.
  • Reporting opinions and interpretations during and after testing.
  • Report writing.
  • Recommending remedial advice in event of test failure.

Person specification

  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to balance thoroughness with commercial demands
  • Clear and confident communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Highly developed and creative approach to problem solving
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Can work independently or as part of a team
  • Shows initiative, drive and enthusiasm
  • Pragmatic with a flexible approach to work

Essential Qualifications & Experience

  • Scientific, Engineering or Technical based degree
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Excellent diagnostic skills
  • Excellent IT skills, including working knowledge of spreadsheets, databases and Microsoft Office
  • Existing knowledge of Building Regulations or construction industry guidelines would be beneficial
  • Full, clean driving license

If you would like to apply for any of the above vacancies, then please submit your CV and a covering letter to our Human Resources Manager, Maria McGee at m.mcgee@stroma.com

Or via the post to: Stroma Technology Ltd, 6 Silkwood Business Park, Fryer's Way, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF5 9TJ

Stroma Technology are now hiring for an Internal Technology Trainee Sales Administrator. This ideal candidate will be eager to begin a career within sales, building on existing and creating new relationships with key business stakeholders.

Reporting to:
Sales Manager

Main Purpose of the Role:

  • To maximise all selling opportunities based around Stroma Technology
  • Secure opportunities to quote
  • Outbound calling of multiple source enquiries
  • A national construction database and administration support of the sales team
  • Selling ‘multi’ technical products & contracting services to new and existing clients of Stroma within the UK Construction and property industry

Key tasks:

  • Make a minimum amount of outbound telephone calls per day to sell the full range of Stroma Technology services
  • Cleanse internet prospect databases, additionally selling to existing clients using in house databases
  • Call existing Stroma clients to follow up on quotations
  • Exceptional organisation and housekeeping of sales pipeline & Stroma CRM
  • Administration support to the Account Management team
  • Work with the estimating department to record the outcome of calls on internal databases
  • Arrange appointments for MD and Business Development Managers to both existing and new clients to promote Stroma services

Essential Qualifications & Experience

  • 5 GCSE’s A-C, including a minimum Grade C in both English & Maths (or equivalent)
  • Excellent IT skills, including all Microsoft Office products
  • Confident and excellent telephone manner

Application deadline

19th June 2015


The successful applicant will be based at Stroma Technology, Silkwood Business Park, West Yorkshire, reporting to the Sales Manager.

If you would like to apply for this position, please submit a CV and covering letter to our Human Resources Manager, Maria McGee, at m.mcgee@stroma.com



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