Client Side Chartered Building Surveyor - Masonic Charitable Foundation
Your new company
I am working exclusively with The Masonic Charitable Foundation to assist them in their search for an experienced Chartered Building Surveyor who is looking to work relatively autonomously and is keen to bring value to a respected organisation through the benefit of their professional expertise.
As a newly formed post the successful individual will have the opportunity to shape the role to deliver capital refurbishment projects and maintenance (planned and reactive) project works for educational, commercial and residential properties within MCF portfolio.
To ensure that the projects comply with health and safety regulations and MCF procurement policy and support the Assistant Director - Property Service to deliver a property portfolio that is fit for purpose, well maintained and statutory compliant.
Your new role
* Deliver projects effectively from inception to completion, including handover and project close out, in accordance with relevant legislation.
* Manage the tender process.
* Act as Contract Administrator and undertake all necessary requirements under the building contract.
* Act as Principal Designer and ensure compliance of the project with relevant Health and Safety and CDM legislation.
* Act as Project Manager, utilising consultants in appropriate circumstances.
* Manage the Capital Works and Building Maintenance (planned and reactive) Budgets in conjunction with the Assistant Director - Property Services and the Management Accountant.
* Prepare budgetary figures and pre-tender estimates derived from the 10/15 year maintenance programme for all properties within the portfolio.
* Support the Assistant Director - Property Services to maintain the MCF portfolio.
* Ensure that all project and contract documentation is stored appropriately.
What you'll need to succeed
- Building surveying degree or professional equivalent along with membership of RICS (or similar).
- Significant experience of personal responsibility for managing a range of projects up to £2m in value, which includes works within large, complex, health and safety focused and regulated organisation(s) and historic building experience.
- Experience of writing tender documents, contractor management and property compliance.
- Knowledge of CDM regulations, risk assessments, method statements and approval of contractors.
- Knowledge of financial control and procurement processes and techniques with budget management skills of projects with a value ranging from £10,000 to £500,000, including prioritising spend in a dynamic environment.
- Detailed knowledge of current UK Health & Safety legislation and its application in property management.
- Excellent communication skills including presentations, negotiation and influencing, report writing and networking.
- Organisational skills including project management, research and fact finding and coordinating with external stakeholders.
What you'll get in return
* Full-time, 34 hours per week, 4pm finish on Fridays
* £57,515 p.a. (dependent upon experience), reviewed annually with performance related pay increases
* Group Personal Pension with up to 10% employer contribution, private medical and dental insurance, health cash plan and access to large number of retail and activity discounts.
* 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and three additional days to be taken between Christmas and New Year)
What you need to do now
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