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Area Surveyor

Posted 25 January by Build Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Area Surveyor

£31,095 pa + £1,200 pa Car allowance

35 hours per week

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work as an integral part of a dedicated Assets team.

The successful candidate will provide a comprehensive surveying resource for the Assets and Co-ops Department, covering all aspects of Responsive Repairs, Major, Planned and Voids maintenance.

The Employer is the managing agent for community based Co-operatives in Leicester which are run entirely by and for their tenant members. Tenant members own and manage their housing collectively - so they are effectively their own landlord. This gives them a high level of control over their homes and their neighbourhood. We supply services like applicant interviews, housing allocations, repairs, maintenance, cleaning, rent collection, development and legal advice.

Within this role you will be responsible for inspecting housing stock and building works with a view to preparing specifications and compiling tender / contract documentation to delivery repair and void works; working within authorised budgets and to agreed quality standards, ensuring contractors and suppliers perform to specification and contractual terms. You will also be expected to manage insurance claims related to properties, limit risk to the organisation through working knowledge of legislation risk management and specify, authorise and manage works to completion, carrying out pre and post inspections.

The successful candidate will be a strong team player who puts customers first, will be qualified to a HNC standard (or equivalent) as a minimum and will have a positive 'can do' attitude. You will be highly organised with a passion for service excellence and continuous improvement and will be a strong communicator who is confident when liaising with people at all levels. Being capable of working to deadlines is essential as is having knowledge of housing maintenance, repair specifications, diagnosing defects and remedial works. You will ideally also have strong knowledge of social housing management and of housing / property management systems (Northgate or similar). You must have a valid driving licence and daily access to a car for business use.

you can expect a competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, pension scheme and employee discount scheme. As a responsible employer we take the health and wellbeing of our colleagues seriously, and are currently implementing a comprehensive health and wellbeing programme.

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Reference: 34316674

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