Senior Surveyor Planned Works

Senior Surveyor Planned Works

Full time: 35 hours per week
Salary: £45,737
Car Allowance: £5,000 per annum
Annual leave: 26 days plus Bank Holidays
Office base: CB10 1UD​

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Surveyor to join our East Regional team. The successful candidate will work to deliver Hastoe’s planned and major work programmes ensuring effective procurement, delivery, technical compliance and project governance, whilst also ensuring Hastoe maintains and repairs its properties in accordance with legal requirements but at the same time achieving value for money.

The areas the successful candidate will cover for this role include East Anglia, Milton Keynes & North London. You will be designated a mobile worker (home working) with visits to the office near Saffron Walden two to four times a month.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Deputising for the Property Services Manager in their absence or as otherwise required.
  • Actively contribute to the development of key strategies such as Resident Involvement, Customer First and the Asset Management Strategy
  • Preparing reports as required for senior management, Executive Team, Board and Sub Committees
  • Actively involve residents in project planning and delivery such as, specifications, procuring new services, quality control and other service enhancements.
  • Providing professional advice externally on behalf of Hastoe including: Litigation, Expert Witness, Party Wall and advising on boundary disputes.
  • Preparing specifications, schedules of works, drawings, material and workmanship sections and contract documents for tendering or pricing by contractors to meet Hastoe’s planned maintenance and major works programmes.
  • Taking the lead as Project Manager and Contract Administrator for each project.
  • Plan and complete stock condition inspections to provide high levels of data quality, enabling effective asset management planning, performance monitoring and improvement of the supply chain to meet resident satisfaction.
  • Work in partnership with colleagues in responsive repairs picking up repair works, post inspections and satisfaction surveys where required and assisting with more challenging and difficult to diagnose response repair issues.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with contractors, suppliers, residents and other Hastoe departments.
  • Manage legal disrepair cases.

What You’ll Need

 You will need to have an excellent working knowledge of building construction, The Building Regulations and Health & Safety legislation.  You’ll also need:

  • HNC, HND or degree level qualification in building construction related subject, Professional Qualification such as MRICS, RIBA, MCIOB or equivalent experience. Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience or equivalent
  • Experience of managing projects using term contracts and SOR’s.
  • Understanding of building pathology and ability to diagnose complex building related defects.
  • Good report and specification writing, experience of ISO9000 accreditation
  • Be commercially astute, socially aware and committed to excellent customer service to all customers, internal and external.
  • Aware of regulations concerning fire prevention, legionella and asbestos
  • Experience in using housing management systems (Hastoe use MIS)
  • Hold a valid driving licence and have use of your own vehicle.
  • Able to set and achieve high standards, be self-motivated and resilient under pressure

Your salary will be supported by a range of benefits, including flexible working opportunities, discounts and pension scheme.

Benefits to Support you

We want to support both your personal and professional development. We have a range of training opportunities to help you achieve your professional development, but you’ll also be supported by other benefits such as; 26 days annual leave (increasing to a maximum of 28 days with service) plus Bank Holidays, 1.5 days additional complimentary leave per year, car allowance, online discount schemes, car leasing scheme, Pension with employer contribution up to 8%, Employee Assistance programme, Health cash plan, plus many more.

About us

Hastoe is an award-winning housing association that manages 7,500 rented, shared ownership and leasehold homes across the south of England. We hold charitable status and support both rural and urban communities by providing affordable and environmentally sustainable homes for local people.

Application

Please send your CV and Supporting Statement to recruitment@hastoe.com by Sunday 21st August 2022.

Don’t delay in applying as we may close the vacancy early if we receive a suitable number of applications.​

Interviews will be held at our East office CB10

For more information about the role or enquiries about the application process please contact the HR Team at hr@hastoe.com or call 020 8973 0435.

This post is subject to background checks.

Job description and person specification

 

How to apply

Please send your CV and a supporting statement to recruitment@hastoe.com by midnight on Sunday 21st August 2022.

Please note, CVs sent without a supporting statement will not be considered for shortlisting. 

Benefits

Annual leave
Pension
Family friendly policies and benefits

26 days Increasing with service (up to a maximum of 28 days)+ 1.5 days complimentary leave + the option to purchase additional leave.

Employer contribution of 5%, giving a total combined contribution of 8% of salary (minimum employee contribution of 3%).

  • Flexible working
  • Discounts for local shops, restaurants and gym membership
  • Cycle and Car Leasing Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice service)
  • Health Cash Plan (a type of health insurance)

For more information about the role or enquiries about the application process please contact the HR Team at hr@hastoe.com.

This post is subject to background checks.

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