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Working for Optima offers an exclusive opportunity to develop a career with an internationally recognised partitioning specialist.

We have achieved our market leading position thanks to the skills, talent and dedication of our team members; 33% of whom have been with us for more than 10 years. Being an innovation company, we are continually looking for dedicated, self-motivated people to join us as we strive to deliver the highest quality products and services to some of the world’s leading businesses.

We are proud to provide a non-discriminatory and equal opportunity work environment; one within an open, friendly and supportive culture. In addition to the competitive benefits package that we offer, a variety of training courses are available at all levels, to further encourage you to develop whilst in your role and help you to nurture your skillsets and achieve your own personal goals.

Apprenticeships and higher education

For us, the most significant investment we can make in terms of development and growth is in the next generation. Apprenticeships, graduate programmes, and internships are just a few of the options we offer for those looking to further their education. Looking for your next step? Read our Apprentice & Graduate brochure to find out more about the exciting opportunities we offer. 

To apply to any of our roles, please email a copy of your CV along with a covering email to HR@OptimaSystems.com.

Management Accountant

  • Location: Somerset
  • Salary: Competetive

Optima is an international leader in sustainable glass partitioning systems and solutions. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional service and beautifully designed glass partitions and doors which exude quality in every region we operate in. We are wholly dedicated to helping our clients create effective and innovative workspaces in some of the world’s most iconic buildings.

An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a Management Accountant to join our finance team at our manufacturing facility in Radstock, Bath.

Working as part of a small finance team, the Management Accountant is responsible for the financial management and management/statutory reporting of a UK based manufacturing company and its subsidiary based in Malaysia. 

Main Purpose of Position:

Reporting to the Divisional Director, this is a hands on role in the preparation of monthly management information and annual statutory audited accounts. The Management Accountant will be responsible for the preparation and publication of daily, weekly, and monthly KPI’s which are timely, relevant, and accurate.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Completion of Balance Sheet Reconciliations inc. Fixed Assets, Inventory, GRNI etc
  • Preparation or Monthly Overhead analysis
  • VAT
  • Product Margin Reporting
  • Accruals & Prepayments
  • Preparation of Annual Budgets
  • Variance Reporting
  • Support Accounts Payable Function

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Qualified, Part Qualified or QBE
  • Good Working Knowledge of ERP systems
  • Good working Knowledge of Microsoft Programs especially Excel
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the multiple functions in a manufacturing environment
  • Have good organisational skills and the ability to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrate the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Experience in accounting for a Manufacturer would be an advantage

The role is offered full-time (08.30 – 17.00) based from our offices in Radstock, Bath.

Optima offers a competitive salary and benefits, including 25 days holiday, private medical cover*, pension contribution*, access to an employee assistance programme with excellent well-being benefits, alongside the opportunity to work in a well-established and friendly company.

*subject to qualifying periods.

If you are interested in applying, please send a CV and a covering letter stating previous experience and why you want to work for us to hr@optimasystems.com

Health, Safety & Quality (HSQ) Advisor

  • Location: High Wycombe
  • Salary: Competetive

Optima is an international leader in sustainable glass partitioning systems and solutions. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional service and beautifully designed glass partitions and doors which exude quality in every region we operate in. We are wholly dedicated to helping our clients create effective and innovative workspaces in some of the world’s most iconic buildings.

We are committed to improving our environmental performance as a business and have set out our
roadmap to achieving Net Zero Carbon by 2035.

We are seeking an experienced Health, Safety and Quality (HSQ) Advisor to support the Divisional
HSQE Director in providing an efficient and effective service to the business and assist in providing
timely health, safety and quality advice and support to the Group.

Main duties and responsibilities of the HSQ Advisor:

• To support the HSQE Director in maintaining the Health, Safety and Quality Management
Systems to ensure certification is retained.
• To support the HSQE Director in maintaining templates and forms required, including
keeping toolbox talks and risk assessments up to date.
• To conduct site HSQE audits as per programme, report and follow-up on any actions.
• To manage the HSQ induction process for new starters.
• To act as the DSE assessor for the company ensuring compliance with the associated
regulations.
• To liaise with the Facilities Co-Ordinator to ensure that H&S compliance is maintained at
Head Office.
• To coordinate the company’s accreditation applications (e.g. CHAS, Safe Contractor etc.) and
support any associated audits ensuring that standards are maintained.
• To support the HSQE Director in the generation of submissions for external award schemes
(e.g. ROSPA).
• To compile reports relating to HSQ performance and where required present findings.
• To provide advice to site staff in connection with health and safety related issues supported
by the HSQE Director or the Health and Safety Consultant where required
• To attend project sites to attend client meetings and provide health and safety advise where
required.
• Represent and promote HSQE in meetings, workshops, management reviews and forums
both internally and externally.
• Assist the HSQE Director in the development and delivery of suitable in-house HSQE training
to staff.
• Support the HSQE Director in coordinating HSQE Meetings and training as required.
• Support the company in any accident investigations where directed.
• To act as the focal point for COSHH assessments and ensure they are maintained on the
companies document control system.
• To support the HSQE Director in generating material in connection with HSQE campaigns
(e.g. Newsletters, bulletins etc.).
• To act as the focal point for Fieldview HSQE File and aid in developing its

Knowledge and Skills Required:

• The HSQ Advisor shall have as a minimum:
• Hold a technical qualification (NEBOSH Diploma or NVQ L5 in Occupational Health and
Safety) and actively seeking to progress to full chartered IOSH.
• Sound knowledge of health and safety in the workplace and proactively keeps up to date
with changes with legislation
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
• Ability to accurately maintain company databases (OSCA, Fieldview) and be confident in
producing reports
• Good communication skills and ability to build relationships at all levels

Beneficial / Desire to develop skills:

• Valid Accident Investigation certification
• Hold Internal Auditor certification (ISO45001)
• Competent DSE Assessor
• Competent COSHH Assessor
• Hold a UK driving licence or in the process of learning to drive.

If you are interested in applying, please send a CV and a covering letter stating previous experience and why you want to work for us to hr@optimasystems.com

 

Marketing Executive

  • Location: High Wycombe
  • Salary: Competetive

Optima is an international leader in sustainable glass partitioning systems and solutions.
We have manufacturing facilities in the UK and Kuala Lumpur and over 30 years’ experience in the glass partitioning industry. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional service and beautifully designed glass partitions and doors which exude quality in every region we operate in. We are wholly dedicated to helping our clients create effective and innovative workspaces in some of the world’s most iconic buildings.

We are committed to improving our environmental performance as a business and have set out our roadmap to achieving Net Zero Carbon by 2035.

We are currently expanding into North America and have direct operations in UAE with partners in other regions of the world.

Marketing Team

The marketing team is based in High Wycombe primarily supporting our UK business with additional support for Dubai and Asia in particular. We are looking for a new team member who can work with international markets (no travel required).

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Marketing Executive with a proven track record in managing campaigns. The primary initial focus of this role will be to ensure the Optima brand and our partners are supported with the highest quality content.

If you are a dynamic individual with a high level of creativity and analytical thinking, then this could be the ideal role for you. This role is full-time office based in High Wycombe.

• Develop competitor intelligence in conjunction with Country Managers/ Operating Divisions.
• Create engaging content and Identify key search terms to ensure that websites across the business rank highly in key search terms.
• Setup, manage and deliver on some exciting paid (PPC) marketing campaigns ensuring the most effective use of budget primarily on LinkedIn.
• Evaluating product offering, traffic, landing page quality, content, design etc. when determining keywords and campaigns. Work with content team.
• Training team members where appropriate in Google Analytics/ PPC/ LinkedIn paid opportunities etc.
• Identifying trends and compiling statistics from Google Analytics and other data sources
• Making recommendations for conversion rate optimisation (CRO)
• Develop monthly reports on performance, work carried out, and make recommendations going forward
• Proactively keeping up to date with new SEM developments and share findings
• Using research techniques to understand customers and the market
• Understanding the implications of GA4 and working with our website management consultancy to implement
• Excellent knowledge of social media channels: LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter
• Some knowledge of website Content Management Systems (WordPress), Hootsuite and Campaign Monitor or similar is desirable.

Required knowledge and experience

Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role. Knowledge of designing and implementing campaigns and geo-targeting experience. A creative thinker who can put together innovative campaigns and loves working as part of a team.
An enthusiastic, positive, and proactive attitude. Strong communication, presentation and people skills Working knowledge of Canva or Adobe/ PPT/ Excel/ Word/ Outlook

Photography or filming/ film editing experience would be desirable.

Ideally educated to degree level in a relevant subject such as marketing, communications, or English with significant experience of working in a digital marketing role.

The role is offered full time (08.30 – 17.30) based from our head office in High Wycombe.

Optima offers a competitive salary and benefits, including 25 days holiday, private medical cover*, pension contribution*, access to an employee assistance programme with excellent well-being benefits, alongside the opportunity to work in a well-established and friendly company.

*subject to qualifying periods.

If you are interested in applying, please send a CV and a covering letter stating previous experience and why you want to work for us to hr@optimasystems.com

Designer/ Graduate Designer

  • Location: High Wycombe
  • Salary: Competetive

Optima is an international leader in sustainable glass partitioning systems and solutions. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional service and beautifully designed glass partitions and doors which exude quality in every region we operate in. We are wholly dedicated to helping our clients create effective and innovative workspaces in some of the world’s most iconic buildings.

An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a Designer / Graduate Designer to join us in High Wycombe within our Optima Major Works team.

This role provides a great opportunity to learn the role of a specialist interior systems designer. Working alongside our team of experienced designers you will undertake the following activities:

• Prepare schematic and working drawings, primarily using CAD.
• Produce drawing schedules, general arrangement and working drawings.
• Prepare requests for information, query sheets as required and monitor replies.
• Visit sites to ascertain site conditions, carry out surveys and attend design meetings as required.
• Attend project handover meetings and compile a design brief for the project.
• Produce fabrication information in the form of schedules, cutting lists or component drawings as required to an agreed programme.
• Design review – revise and re-issue commented drawings.
• Undertake checking responsibilities for fabrication information generated by other design personnel.
• Check all elements to a project including drawing schedules, general arrangement drawings, working drawings and fabrication information.
• Provide design and technical support for all other departments as required.
• Identify the significant health and safety hazards likely to be associated with the design and how it may be constructed and maintained.

The ideal candidate will have a relevant design / interior spatial design degree. Experience using AutoCAD and Revit is desirable.

The role is offered full time (08.30 – 17.30) based from our head office in High Wycombe.

Optima offers a competitive salary and benefits, including 25 days holiday, private medical cover*, pension contribution*, access to employee assistance programme with excellent wellbeing benefits, alongside the opportunity to work in a well-established and friendly company.

*subject to qualifying periods.

If you are interested in applying, please send a CV and a covering letter stating previous experience and why you want to work for us to hr@optimasystems.com

Environmental & Sustainability Coordinator

  • Location: High Wycombe
  • Salary: Competetive

We have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental & Sustainability Coordinator to join our HSQE team, providing support to the Environmental & Sustainability functions and activities across the Optima Group. This role will be based at our Head Office in High Wycombe and will involve assisting the Environmental and Sustainability Manager in supporting our construction projects and helping to drive environmental performance improvements throughout the Optima Group.

Main responsibilities:

  • Deliver environmental and sustainability support for construction projects; including gathering, managing and reporting product information evidence to demonstrate environmental performance compliance (e.g. for BREEAM/LEED/SKA/WELL assessments and Embodied Carbon & LCA requirements etc.).
  • Assist with the Optima Group’s Net Zero Carbon activities including data management. Help to produce Greenhouse Gas Inventory reports and working on carbon reduction plans and activities.
  • Assist with maintenance and continual improvement of the Group’s ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, including undertaking internal audits and actions to meet and report progress towards annual environmental objectives.
  • Maintain ongoing energy; water; waste; and circular economy data records and assist with data analysis, carbon footprint calculations and preparation of business performance reports.
  • Support project tenders through identifying, communicating and responding to client sustainability and CSR requirements.
  • Opportunity to set up; develop; lead; and manage the Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme and activities; and measuring and reporting Social Value (SV).
  • Opportunity to develop, lead and manage the reporting against the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Manage the development and improvement of sustainability information publications such as environmental reporting; product publications, guidance notes, presentations, website content etc.
  • Assist with maintaining business membership of industry bodies and certification programmes.
  • Engage with suppliers to maintain product environmental information records.
  • Assist with internal and external environmental communications including responding to information requests.
  • Promote environmental best practice and develop environmental awareness campaigns to improve company performance.
  • Organise and promote internal Environmental & Sustainability training.
  • Undertake sustainability training and work towards/maintain professional membership.
  • Other duties to support members of the HSQE team as occasionally required.

Experience in the Construction industry and working knowledge of BREEAM, LEED, SKA, and WELL assessment schemes is essential. Excellent organisation skills and the ability to analyse data is also key.

The ideal candidate will have an Environmental or Sustainability related degree and a keen interest in the built environment.

In order to succeed you will need to be proactive, confident and motivating, with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.  It’s also important to be able to quickly establish working relationships with a variety of people and thrive in a varied and fast paced environment.

You will join on a full-time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits, alongside the opportunity to work in a well-established and friendly Company.

If you are interested in applying, please send a CV and a covering letter stating previous experience and why you want to work for us to hr@optimasystems.com

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