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Building Surveyor

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Maidenhead with a requirement for overseas travel
Offers up to £46,620 per annum
Closing date
1 Jul 2021

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Building Surveyor (known internally as Technical Manager, Works)

Location: The job will be based in Maidenhead with a requirement for overseas travel.  

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of work: Full time, 37 hours per week

Salary: Offers up to £46,620 per annum, pro rata, depending upon experience

About the CWGC

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission honours and cares for the men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten. Funded by six Member Governments, our work began with building, and now maintaining, cemeteries at 23,000 locations all over the world.

Today, over a century after we first began, our work continues through our staff, supporters and volunteers who preserve our unique cultural, horticultural and architectural heritage and ensure that the stories of those who died are told.

About the Role:

With your experience within built environments and structural projects, you will oversee the construction and maintenance of monuments and other structures within Commission sites across Southern and East Africa.  You will advise on all technical matters and manage overseas works staff.  It will also ensure alignment with Commission strategy, policies and procedures, along with other Area requirements.  It is a key part of the Area’s Operations team and reports to the AAPA Operations Manager.

You will need a background as a building surveyor or related profession.  You should be RICS qualified or part qualified. Experience of managing projects and people and working internationally is highly desirable. It is essential you can demonstrate an ability to deliver in an environment with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

The job will be based in Maidenhead with a requirement for overseas travel.  Full details of the job role can be found on the job description.

What We Can Offer You:

  • A generous holiday allocation, with 25 days annual leave, rising by 1 day per year up to a maximum of 30
  • Paid public holidays
  • Paid office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • Generous Pension Scheme, with CWGC contributing up to 15%
  • Up to six times salary Life Assurance cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme

How To Apply:

Please send your cover letter, CV and completed application form after clicking "Apply Now"

We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to creating a respectful work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect and where any unlawful and/or unfair discrimination is eliminated. We will not unlawfully discriminate directly or indirectly in recruitment or employment on grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation or marital status, religion or belief.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time once we receive sufficient applications and encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

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