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Commercial Surveyor

£25.00 - £30.00 per hour
Apply2019-05-14 08:57:521970-01-01Resourcing Group

Commercial Surveyor

Date posted: May 14, 2019
£25.00 - £30.00 per hour
London, England
Job description

My Client, a North London ALMO is seeking a Commercial Surveyor for a 3 month contract.

As a Surveyor, you will assume a leading role in support of the delivery of the Council's Client Services and Annual Maintenance section. You will ensure an efficient and effective service in the provision of repairs and maintenance surveying within the service, with all work being completed on time and to predefined standards of quality, ensuring customer satisfaction and service delivery is maintained at all times.

The Role is as Follows:

To provide an effective minor through to extensive works maintenance surveying service to all (void and occupied) properties, to assess condition and identify building defects, to diagnose and specify appropriate remedies.

To provide Technical advice and support to all services.

To implement quality, financial and budgetary control systems in accordance with service requirements and performance targets.

To assist with insurance claims requiring Technical input, specifying and implementing works as necessary.

To set up and administer planned/cyclical maintenance programmes within specified areas.

To carry out pre and post inspections as necessary to ensure specified works are undertaken to contract standards.

To prepare schedules of repairs, specifications and technical drawings and issue or supervise works to general repairs, voids, disabled adaptations or specialist works.

To support disrepair claims including issuing or supervising, specifying and implementing agreed schedules of works in order to minimise the loss to the organisation.

To assist with the Right to Buy process as required, ensuring section 20 notification to Leaseholders where applicable and assisting with service charge queries.

To carry out the project management of minor works schemes and Estate Improvement projects.

To carry out estate and block inspections in conjunction with Housing Management services.

To assist in identification and recommendation of priority projects for Capital Investments. To assess properties for inclusion in programmes for disposal, rehabilitation, planned maintenance and any other improvement works in line with the Council's stock improvement and investment strategy.

To liaise with client representatives, statutory authorities, Tenants, Housing Management etc on queries concerning works undertaken or planned.

To ensure that work is undertaken in a manner commensurate with all statutory requirements and with regard to current legislation e.g. H&S, CDM, Party Wall Act, Disrepair and Insurance etc.

To provide verbal or written replies to tenants, leaseholders, Members, MP's in accordance with corporate guidelines in respect of standards and response times.

Essential Qualifications

Part 1 RICS/CIOB or equivalent in relevant course of study or equivalent experience

Building contract administration

Financial and quality control

Project management and administration

Full knowledge of chemicals and pesticides used within the industry

Knowledge and understanding of notifications under H & S legislation

Equal Opportunities in particular relation to housing

Health and Safety legislation

Full driving licence - must have access to a vehicle to carry out their duties

Skills and Abilities

Ability to prepare and present reports

Ability to write clear letters/memos, procedures etc

Ability to advise, liaise and consult with Clients, public, staff and contractors

Financial management and budgetary control

Performance management and monitoring

Workload allocation and management

Use of Windows based and Word processing IT systems

Please only apply for this position if you meet the skill and experience above and have extensive experience working in a Local Authority or Housing Association.

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: Commercial Surveyor_1557820671