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Senior Building Surveyor

London Borough of Enfield
Enfield, London
£38,946- £49,818
Closing date
1 Dec 2021

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Full Time
Building Surveyor, Estates Management
Business Type
Public Sector
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Senior Building Surveyor

Job Ref: 7467

Permanent, full-time position

Salary MM1 £38, 946- £49, 818

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join the Construction, Maintenance and Facilities Management (CMFM) department within the Place Directorate of Enfield Council; a directorate with wide ranging responsibilities for a £1bn+ portfolio of assets, including commercial, industrial, retail, office, cultural and leisure, plus significant future development and regeneration opportunities.

The newly created post of Senior Building Surveyor will be responsible for all aspects of building condition surveying and the forward maintenance plan for a large corporate estate including the Council’s headquarters at The Civic Centre and its various hub offices which together provide modern office accommodation to our 3000 employees. The post will report to, and regularly deputise for, the Lifecycle Manager.

To succeed in this role, you will already be a qualified building surveyor and have significant experience of managing a forward maintenance plan and delivering lifecycle replacement projects ranging from £25k to £500k, be an adept project manager able to deliver often invasive building works without detriment to the critical front-line public services they provide, have a sound understanding of legislation relating to construction health and safety, have sound understanding of public-sector procurement and the Public Contracts Regulations, and with the commercial acumen to manage projects and contracts to deliver Best Value for the public purse.

In return, a career in local government presents an unrivalled opportunity to make a positive difference for the communities we serve. We also offer flexible working, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), 29 days annual leave entitlement increasing to 31 days after five-years continuous service, and extensive learning and development opportunities.

If this opportunity excites you, and you are ready to embrace change and challenge, we are very keen to hear from you.

Why it's great to work for Enfield Council

  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
  • A blend of remote and office based working for most roles.
  • Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
  • Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Oley Taal Gaye on 0208 132 1043 or A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact James Wheeler on 0204 526 7112 for an informal discussion.

“This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.

Closing Date: Midnight 1st December 2021 at 23.59

Interview Dates: TBC

To apply please visit our website via the 'Apply' button.

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