Starting Salary: £42,953 (plus London Weighting £5,796 if applicable)
Systems Management Section
Region: Based in Central London, or one of UNISON’s regional offices, with regional travel
Hours: 35 hours
Contract type: Full Time
UNISON is the UK’s leading public services trade union, with more than 1.3 million members working in the public services, private, voluntary and community sectors and in the energy services. We employ 1,200 staff, approximately 370 at our national centre in Euston, central London and the remainder in our 12 regions across the UK, including Northern Ireland.
UNISON is seeking to recruit a Property Surveyor to our national Property Team. The post may be based in Central London, or one of UNISON’s regional offices, but extensive regional travel will be required. The postholder will be responsible for day to day management of UNISON’s freehold and leasehold regional property portfolio.
The role reports to the UNISON National Property Manager and entails organisation and management of planned and preventative maintenance, oversight of regional health and safety arrangements including fire risk assessments, portable appliance testing, fixed wire testing, air and water monitoring and all other aspects of building management in line with our statutory obligations.
The postholder manages office relocation and refurbishment projects, and will deal with rents, rates, service charges and other associated costs, and will liaise with specialist property service providers (surveyors, solicitors, project managers, valuers etc) working on behalf of UNISON.
The ideal candidate should have a minimum of five years’ knowledge and experience of property management, including experience of managing projects, and a RICS /BIFM or similar qualification.
We will also consider candidates who are studying towards, or are prepared to commit to studying for, a suitable qualification, including recent graduates or students in their final year of a Civil Engineering, Construction or Property Management degree or appropriate allied discipline.
To apply for this opportunity, visit www.unison.org.uk/jobs and download and complete the General application form, disability and recruitment monitoring forms (under “Documents”). Please also see the job description and person specification.
Please note that only the General application form will be accepted.
Please email completed application forms to Shauna McDonald, Property Team Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the ref: ORD/94.
The closing date for completed application forms is Friday 26 February 2021.
Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 8 March 2021.