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The Town of Woking in the County of Surrey

The town of Woking is located within the county of Surrey.  In 2014 the population of Woking was 105,367.  Woking is situated in the South East region of the UK and is governed by Woking District (B) council.  Woking has 2 train stations called Worplesdon Rail Station (WPL) and Woking Rail Station (WOK).

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Train Stations in Woking

Worplesdon Rail Station (WPL)
Woking Rail Station (WOK)

Churches and Places of Worship in Woking

Saint Pauls Church
Watphradhammakaya London
The Coign Church
Knaphill Baptist Church
Christ Church
St. Mary of Bethany
Woking United Reformed Church
Trinity Methodist Church Woking
Shah Jahan Mosque
Al-Asr Education & Community Centre.Mosque
Masjid AlBirr.Mosque
Shah Jahan Mosque.Mosque

Roman Catholic Churches in Woking

St Hugh of LincolnKnaphillGU21 2AA
St DunstanWokingGU22 7DT

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David Caldwell Commented on Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 10:58am
Made famous by the H.G. Wells book War of the World. There is a statue of a Martian Tripod in the town centre.
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Posted: 22/01/2019

Salary: per

Category: Sales

Why work for us?

At Howdens we invest in our people and provide thorough on the job training and excellent career progression opportunities. We have been awarded a place in the top 25 Best Companies to Work for in the Sunday Times for recognition of excellence in the workplace.

Howdens Joinery, a trade only business with over 600 depots, has built a reputation that builders can trust through offering best local price and providing product from local stock. Our unbeatable service and product has led to us becoming a market leader, which is why we were awarded the Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen 2015 for our quality and excellence. Despite its scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values.

We are proud of our substantial growth and remain committed to success through the expansion of our local depot network. We are seeking talented people to help us continue to grow our business.

Summary of the Role

To plan, design and sell, with the aid of computer aided designs (CAD), the full range of Howden Joinery products, keeping in mind safety and practicality, with the objective of achieving and exceeding depot and Company sales and growth targets.

The Role

• Plan, design and sell inspirational kitchens using the Company's range of products with the highest level of customer service.

• Develop long term collaborative business relationships with customers from the building trade and their clients.

• Utilise Howdens unique 'My Kitchen' service which offers the ability to create and view high quality images.

• You will be required to visit sites to measure and evaluate the customer's needs.

• Previous design (CAD) and/or sales experience is preferred but not essential.

• Correctly process estimates, pricing, delivery dates and stock requirements for your customer.

• You will be required to use your own vehicle during business hours, and travel expenses will be reimbursed accordingly.

The Person

• Excellent customer service skills

• Able to communicate effectively at all levels

• Ability to achieve and exceed sales targets

• You will have strong creativity skills

• You must hold a driving licence

• Planning and organising skills

• A desire for continuous personal and professional development

• Proven experience in a Trade Designer role

In return for your hard work and commitment you will be rewarded with some great benefits, which include:

• Competitive salary

• Monthly depot performance bonus

• Matched contribution pension scheme

• Team incentives and outings

• 24 days holiday, rising to 26 days after 5 years

• Staff discount on Howdens products

• Share awards and prize draws


Salary: £60000 - £80000/annum per Annum

Category: Electronics

Principal Engineer - Communication Systems
Salary to £80k
Based Woking, Surrey

A technical expert in Networking, Linux (network stack, kernel development), Wireless and RF, Software prototyping and test, is required for a leading engineering company. Working within a small innovative team responsible for delivering embedded software and networking solutions that customers use for a variety of communication challenges. You will be responsible for developing solutions and planning the execution path to deliver into specific systems and products. You will collaborate with teams including Hardware, Electronic Systems, Business Development and Quality.

As a Principal Engineer within the Communication Systems team you will architect solutions and curate the technology roadmap for communication systems software, keeping the business at the forefront of industry trends.  You will provide technical authority and contribute to the planning and  implementation of projects, bids and proposals. You will be responsible for the technical leadership across all communications systems and will operate as the domain expert to drive engineering best practices across all business units.  You will assist with integrating communication products and IP into other domains within the group, and will foster links to other technical disciplines across the business. You will proactively lead knowledge dissemination by being a technology evangelist and you will be recognised as an expert in your own function within the organisation.

Candidates will be Degree qualified with a 1st or 2:1 in Engineering, Electronics, Mathematics, Operational Research, Computer Science or other highly quantitive field.

You will possess strong analytical and numerical skills and possess a strong aptitude in one or more of the following:

- Networking (telco engineering, protocols, authentication mechanisms)
- Linux: network stack (traffic control, IP route, netfilter), kernel development
- Wireless & RF
- Software prototyping & testing; virtualisation & containers; monitoring & reporting.

Candidates will possess a passion for innovation and excellence whilst having an ability to mentor and coach. You will be able to proactively seek feedback to improve performance and have a natural ability to tactfully challenge without alienating.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a leading, innovative and world renowned organisation
Posted: 22/01/2019

Salary: £20000 - £25000/annum plus benefits per Annum

Category: IT

Currently seeking a Service Desk Analyst for UK wide company. We need an IT Service Desk Analyst as part of their ever-growing team. You will be responsible for providing 1st/ 2nd line support within a Windows orientated environment, logging calls on ServiceNow system and Active Directory. Working within a busy yet exciting environment where you would be provided continuous support and training. If you’re in an IT Service Desk role and looking for a change Get In Touch!

Education and Experience for this Service Desk are:

* Experience of working in an ITIL aligned environment

* Call logging system experience (preferably ServiceNow)

* Active Directory Administration (users, computers and groups)

* Detailed technical knowledge of Windows 10 and MS Office products (Office XP to 2010, Office365, Lync) and collaboration services such as Chatter and video conferencing.

* Ideally knowledge of Apple Mac OS X.

* A working knowledge of TCP/IP, Network Attached Storage, Smartphones, iPad and PDA’s, etc.

* Technical understanding of Citrix, Remote Desktop.

* Comfortable working with Server permissions, login scripts and security.

* Experience of installing, configuring, controlling and supporting IT Backup technology.

Roles and Responsibilities

* To respond to requests for assistance from internal customers or those referred by other helpdesk team members.

* To deliver a high standard of technical, problem-solving support to end-users.

* To provide technical guidance to other members of the team.

* To maintain an accurate hardware and software inventory.

* To meet, or exceed, defined targets for the delivery of IT service.

* Ensure requests for assistance from internal customers.

The post holder should have the following personal skills / experience:

* Demonstrate strong organisational skills and be accountable for their daily workload.

* Demonstrate a systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving.

* Be customer focused.

* An ability to support, advise, guide and communicate effectively.

* Demonstrate an understanding of IT Infrastructure.

* Be capable of working alone with minimal supervision.

* A flexible attitude and approach.

* High level of customer focus.

Role is less than 5 min away from the Woking train station

Salary: £175 - £200/day plus holiday per Day

Category: Public Sector

A leading public sector organisation in Surrey are seeking an Interim Health and Safety Manager to lead on the provision of health and safety within their Estates department, this individual will ensure all compliance and best practice associated with their diverse property portfolio is adhered to.
Main Responsibilities
The Interim Health and Safety Manager will deliver a range of health and safety services throughout the built environment, this will include but not be limited to; fire safety, asbestos, legionella and construction projects. There will also be a large focus on reviewing and implementing systems and processes, such as risk assessments, incident reporting and contractor inductions.
The post holder will attend regular health and safety meetings and assist with the identification of training needs of the Estates team. There will be responsibility for ensuring that the organisation meets health and safety legislative requirements, as well as the requirements of its Health and Safety Policy Statement, framework arrangements and safety plan. To help accomplish this, you will co-ordinate a fully comprehensive Health and Safety Inspection, carrying out Monitoring and Audits across all areas of the organisation.
Person Specification
The post holder will possess demonstrable experience in all aspects of health & safety across a similar public sector environment. You will ideally possess a recognised H&S qualification such as such an IOSH or NEBOSH. This post will suit professionals who are adept at developing policies and procedures with a proven track record of ensuring compliance across a large estate. This is a diverse and complex estate which will provide the interim with an interesting and varied assignment.
This role will work across departments and will require a high level of stakeholder engagement to ensure a robust health and safety service is provided.
The interim assignment is expected to last for a 6 month period.
To apply or for more information please contact Robbie Hodder of The Management Recruitment Group on (phone number removed).
If you are seeking a career move but this position is not right for you, please browse the other vacancies on our website. We are specialists in Facilities Management Recruitment and have a range of posts available and welcome speculative applications

Salary: £20000 - £21000/annum per Annum

Category: Administration

Account Executive
£20,000 - 21,000

Our client is looking for an Account Executive to produce reports and take ownership of adding value to the team and assist with all administrative duties for the team. This is an all-round role with emphasis on reporting, administration and supporting the Managers. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate who is looking to join a fun, dynamic and fantastic team!

Responsibilities will include:
To design all daily, weekly and monthly reports
Manage all aspects of the team’s appointments
Take responsibility for managing the database
To be the expert on the internal database, suggesting improvements to scripting process/ questions
Logistical and administrative support for the team
Provide general admin support via email, telephone and post
Booking meetings, accommodation and flights for the team
Ordering Stationery
Forwarding enquiries to the relevant contact
Update and maintain the team attendance log spread sheet
Monitor and process the team’s expenses and Asset information
Main point of contact for all fleet related queries.

To be considered you will:
Be educated to Degree or A level standard minimum
Be confident on all Microsoft packages (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook)
Have a professional telephone manner
Have previous administration of office based work experience
Have the confidence to make recommendations and give support
Have the ability to communicate confidently and attentively with clients and customers at all levels
Ability to be creative whilst ensuring delivery of information is effective
Demonstrates confidence and forward-thinking to proactively identify areas for improvement on administrative areas
Has excellent communication skills with a pro-active and positive attitude and flexible approach
Proactively seeks better ways of working to improve the team’s productivity.

In return my client offers a great working environment and a fantastic opportunity working Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm with an hour for lunch. Please apply for further information and the chance to be considered
Posted: 22/01/2019

Salary: per

Category: Personnel/Recruitment

Asahi UK is more than just a beer company. We are the leading super-premium beer business in the UK driven through a compelling brand proposition including Peroni Nastro Azzurro (PNA), Asahi Super Dry, our Belgian Abbey beer St. Stefanus and Polish brands Lech and Tyskie.
We are currently looking for two Resorcing Specialists to support a fast paced and ever evolving Talent Sourcing function based in the UK and Europe Asahi Headquarters in Woking.
Your key responsibilities as a Resourcing Specialist will include;
* Drive and engage a strong pipeline of talent across the business and create targeted talent pools using innovative sourcing strategies
* Screen prospective candidates whilst presenting a ‘premium’ image of the company and a positive, first class candidate experience
* Liaise and build meaningful relationships with internal HR stakeholders
* Building up an in depth knowledge of a variety of different areas of the business in order to totally understand the exact requirements of each role that you are resourcing
* Accurate and timely input of relevant data into Recruitment Applicant Tracking System
* Assist with key initiatives and relevant projects (for eg onboarding of a new ATS system)
* Organising and scheduling interviews when required
Your attitude is key for us. The people who thrive at Asahi UK are individuals who are motivated by challenge, relish an entrepreneurial environment and go beyond the parameters of their job description, to deliver exceptional results. In addition to your distinctive drive, you’ll have:
* The ablility to convey our vision well and tell our story to candidates with confidence and passion.
* Energetic, pragmatic and positive approach
* Highly collaborative, team orientated mind-set
* Proven experience directly sourcing and attracting high potential candidates
* Strong organisational skills
* Strong direct resourcing skills and technically/digitally savvy enabling use of social media platforms for sourcing candidates
* Proven experience with positive ‘candidate centric’ recruitment
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Self-motivated and able to adapt to a fast paced and changing environment
* Strong networking and technical recruiting skills i.e. Boolean
* Experience delivering innovative attraction campaigns advantageous
* Relevant degree education
* Agency or In-house background considered
At Asahi UK, being just ‘good’ is not good enough. We aim to be super-premium in everything we do. We pride ourselves on our challenger mind-set and entrepreneurial spirit. By owning what we do and approaching our roles with a pioneering attitude we develop not only ourselves but the business as well. Our people are empowered and have opportunities to lead change.
These roles will initially be 12 month Fixed Term Contracts. On offer is a competitive basic salary plus generous benifits package, inclusive of;
* Daily lunch allowance
* 28 crates of beer per annum
* Annual bonus
* Industry leading pension contribution
* Healthcare
* Life assusrance
* Dental insurance
* 25 days holiday
Interested? Please apply now to hear more
Posted: 22/01/2019

Salary: £9.50 - £11.00/hour per Hour

Posted: 22/01/2019

Salary: £23000/annum per Annum

Posted: 22/01/2019

Salary: £75000 - £90000/annum per Annum

Category: Engineering

The Role:

The role of Engineering Manager is to manage and lead a diverse team of electronics engineers who are designing state of the art products for use in Motorsport and Automotive markets. With a team size of 10, you will also work closely with Product Managers, Project Managers and Technical Authorities to understand and deliver against their product lines and customer’s requirements.


* Very strong people management skills, with key demonstrable experience of setting clear goals, objectives and expected behaviours, agreeing development plans and regularly reviewing performance.

* Developing team members

* Allocating resources and forecasting resource capability

* Prioritising and directing the team.

* Planning and scheduling multiple concurrent projects

* Manages and communicates internal/external stakeholder requirements, resolves issues and makes decisions in line with business plans.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

* Proven track record of working in a similar Engineering Manager post

* Understands skills and experience of team members and key processes in relevant business area.

* Ability to manage workload across a diverse multi-disciplinary team.

* Strong verbal and written communication skills and excellent technical knowledge.

* Ideally a background in Power Electronics Engineering (Inverters, PSU and DC to DC detailed design experience.)

* Thorough understanding of the design process from concept and requirements capture through design, implementation and test, ideally within a ISO26262 / IEC61508 project environment

The company:

Cutting edge technology company which is recognised as a world leading engineering problem solver across multiple industries such as automotive, public transport, health and motorsport

Salary: £30000 - £33000/annum per Annum