Senior Chartered Building Surveyor
Circa £42 - £46K
Full time, 35 hours per week
Home based - covering the South of England and Wales with frequent travel across the region
Reporting to: Head of Construction Management
Reference Number: 05933
This is an exciting opportunity for a senior level Building Surveyor to join an established Property Team made up of Estate Management, Property Compliance and Building Surveying Services.
We are looking for a passionate Building Surveyor with excellent client management skills to work for an International Disability Charity.
About the role
You will oversee the Charity’s building surveying and building services needs in your geographical area, managing a major capital improvement programme at the same time as ensuring that all PPM, compliance outcomes and reactive maintenance for the designated area is delivered on time and within budget.
You will be responsible for building surveys on both domestic and health care properties, prepare PPM schedules and support the Estates Management team in all matters relating to the leasehold property portfolio. You will liaise closely with our Maintenance Coordinators and Service Managers on site to ensure delivery of works and with Senior Management at a Regional and National level, to provide a strategic approach to property management. You will work with the Compliance Manager to facilitate the large-scale works, resulting from the continual building related legislation compliance programmes along with project management of small to substantial value capital projects and coordinate a diverse range of consultants and specialists
You will have a property related degree and be MRICS/MCIOB or equivalent with extensive experience, and a multi-disciplinary background, of working in a building surveying management role.
You will have a proven track record of managing a varied and challenging workload, and of building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
You will have knowledge of current building regulations and of Health & Safety and CDM regulations.
You will be able to produce clear and concise reports and recommendations, have strong attention to detail and the ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met
About Leonard Cheshire
Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. As the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities, we do everything humanly possible to empower people to live their lives as freely and as fully as they choose.
What we offer
- A generous employer contribution (up to 11%) to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
- 33 days holiday (Inc. bank hol’s), with the option to buy or sell leave
- Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates or private medical
- A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
- Car allowance option
If you share a commitment to the values and ethos of our charity, we look forward to hearing from you.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.
A satisfactory disclosures check (PVG membership in Scotland) May required for this post.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.
Closing date: 30 September 2020