This is a varied role within a specialist team within a large housing association, dealing with all the insurance claims for building damage that tenants report . The contract is temporary to start with, but there could be a potential for temp to perm .
Client facing. You will be responsible for carrying out the initial survey to check the safety of the building. Following with a detailed survey and report on the nature of the claim and the extent of the damage. Writing a scope of works to remedy the damage. Liaising with the insurance companies, sometimes meeting them on site. Allocating work with the in-house operatives and external contractors to arrange remedial work. Post Work Inspection and completion of all paperwork. Good IT skills are needed and the ability to contribute in Teams meetings with updated spreadsheets / project updates.
You will be an experienced construction professional with good contract administration experience and, ideally, insurance claim experience within a domestic setting. You do not need to have social housing experience specifically.. You might have become a Surveyor or a contracts manager with a good knowledge of maintenance issues and contract administration skills. A relevant trade or building qualification is essential, as are good IT skills.
• Must have the ability to provide detailed reports on work required, good IT skills
• Good knowledge of building, ideally domestic properties
• Full Clean UK Driving Licence required and must have access to a vehicle.
This role is based in the office in Leicestershire and will involve travel throughout the East Midlands.
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