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2021-04-29 13:18:281970-01-01 Advantage Resourcing
Job Type Temp
Area Luton, United Kingdom Luton United Kingdom
Sector Engineering - Structural Engineer
Salary £20 - £25
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref er_838865
Job Views 198
Our client is current actively looking to recruit a Surveyor to join a busy team based in Wells, Somerset for a period of 3 months.  

As a Surveyor you will provide effective leadership ensure that the company provides a “safety first” culture and delivers an affordable, profitable, efficient and customer-orientated property management service across all operational delivery areas. 

Key Accountabilities


The Senior Management Team provides overall leadership of the property maintenance company through the operation of a team of experienced, skilled, flexible and adaptable Directors, Assistant Director and Heads of Service. Each Management team member will hold a number of business portfolios within given regions, some which will involve service provision across the Group. From time to time both job responsibilities and business portfolios will be reviewed and amended by the Maintenance Director to reflect changed business needs.

The Contracts Managers based in Dorset, Somerset, D & C will each be responsible for their specific portfolio areas.  However, they will be expected to work closely together to deliver all maintenance services in these geographical regions and will hold joint responsibility to deliver all programmes and maintenance works in the most efficient way possible through a flexible approach to the use of all resources available.

The Principal Surveyors will have responsibility for leading a team of qualified surveyors providing surveying activities and contract administration duties for all maintenance services within their portfolio regions. Surveyors are to be assigned major works and cyclical programmes to deliver and allocated a geographical patch that is aligned to a housing neighbourhood officer, where they will be responsible for surveying any void properties, surveying repairs that have be requested by customers, post inspections, identifying all communal repairs and ensuring these are managed through to completion.

Experience and Qualifications:


  • Relevant technical (HNC or higher) qualification in Building, Surveying, Planning or similar technical field.
  • RICS or CIOB membership
  • Management Skills Training/ Accreditation
  • Project Management Techniques
  • Ability to manage & develop staff
  • Contract administration including the accounting processes
  • Supervision of maintenance and improvements programmes in occupied dwellings
  • Carrying out structural surveys and preparing subsequent reports
  • Supervision of multi-trade contracts from initial offer to closure
  • Working to deadlines whilst meeting performance and budget targets
  • Co-ordinating and leading meetings
  • Performance Management relating to employees, contracts and delivery
  • Customer engagement and involvement initiatives
  • Co-ordinating Health and Safety
  • Working knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation with particular reference to the building and construction sector
  • Current methods, standards and initiatives relating to repair and refurbishment of residential dwellings
  • Commercial awareness with an understanding of financial and contractual considerations
  • Risk Management – theory and application
  • Conversant with CDM regulations and other relevant Health and Safety regulations
  • Understanding of the importance of customer focussed service delivery
  • Building and Maintenance legislation
  • Up to date knowledge of The Party Wall Act/HHSRS legislation and current Building Regulations.
  • Contract management
  • Ability to prioritise, organise and deliver to challenging targets
  • Building survey methodologies
  • Clear and concise communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen
  • Confident user of IT and Microsoft products
  • Creative and practical problem-solving ability
  • Astute analytical skills
  • Persuasive and tenacious in influencing decision making
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Develops strong and productive working relationships with peers, line reports, external contacts and other colleagues
  • Well developed negotiating skills
  • Addresses difficult and challenging situations with objectivity and urgency
  • Driven to meet challenges and targets without disregarding professionalism
  • Clear and concise communication skills
  • Able to maintain professional dignity when challenged
  • Demonstrable commitment to customer service
  • Demonstrable commitment to Equality and Diversity
  • Able to provide a flexible approach to work, and occasionally undertake work outside normal office hours
  • Has a current, full driving license or the ability to travel around the local vicinity
  • Willing to undertake evening and weekend resident and client meetings
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