Building Surveyor

Recruiter
Hays Building
Location
Homeworking
Salary
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted
08 Jun 2021
Closes
06 Jul 2021
Ref
3992479
Contact
Amy Porter
Job Function
Surveyor - Building
Job position
Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Building Surveyor, Valleys to Coast, Bridgend, South Wales, Permanent, £35,300 + competitive benefits package


Your new company
Valleys to Coast are a not-for-profit organisation who provide and manage over 5,800 homes across Bridgend, they also provide management services to over 700 leasehold flats and have a portfolio of 50 shops and 1,100 garages.

Your new role
As part of the 'Major Improvement Works' team you will Project Manage assigned construction projects from inception to completion on new build and refurbishment works for Valleys to Coasts' housing/residential property portfolio.

  • To project plan new build works and integrate into our overall programme being responsible for ensuring the effective project planning and management, coordination, and the issuing of appropriate schedules of and works within budget allowances for assigned projects.
  • Using Valleys to Coast NBS Standard Specification to manage and deliver tender preparation, tendering assessments and coordination, as necessary for the projects assigned.
  • Make statutory applications where required for projects that require planning, building regulations, utility providers and health and safety executive notifications.
  • To work closely with the Major Improvement Works Quantity Surveyor so contract payments within projects are managed ensuring compliance with standing orders and financial regulations
  • Ensure that project data and information is kept up to date and of high quality to help contribute to project success.
  • Ensure that accurate management information on projects is maintained to inform the KPI's;
  • Following completion of projects ensure collation of project data is reported back to the relevant Valleys to Coast departments including lifespan.
  • Appointment and project management of external consultants that are required to assist in delivery of projects
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with all work colleagues participating actively in meetings, ensuring a full consideration of issues relating to assigned projects.
  • Appointment and project management of external consultants that are required to assist in delivery of projects
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with all work colleagues participating actively in meetings, ensuring a full consideration of issues relating to assigned projects.


What you'll need to succeed

  • Have a relevant professional building related qualification and a high level of construction project management skill.
  • Have good technical knowledge of housing repairs and maintenance, as well as the procedures and regulations relating to housing and property services
  • Have good knowledge of the JCT suite of building contracts
  • Have experience of delivering projects up to £2M in value
  • Have the ability to write clear and precise reports and present them well
  • Have the ability to project plan with contractors, consultants and external agencies on what successful project performance means to Valleys to Coast
  • Be able to have a good understanding of project budget/contract
  • Be flexible in approach and adapt well to internal and external challenges and change;
  • Have the ability to work with contractors, partners and customers to resolve project problems;
  • Have the ability to work, collaborate and value contractors, partners and customers to build, maintain and when needed restore relationships for the success of Valleys to Coast within project delivery.
  • Be able to prioritise work and plan for success


What you'll get in return

  • A permanent position, full time (37 hours per week)
  • £35,300 per annum salary
  • 25 days holidays plus 8 bank holidays (1 day of annual leave added for each year of service)
  • SHPs (Minimum contribution where you pay 4%, we pay 6%)
  • Flexible/agile working arrangement - use of home and office with laptop, phone, tablet issued


What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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