Client Side Building Surveyor

Deverell Smith
London, South East England
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Client Side Building Surveyor to provide in-house in support of a portfolio comprising 800 residential and 30 commercial units of freehold and leasehold properties and new developments.

  • You'll be responsible for the annual and cyclical maintenance programme of c. 1 million a year, mainly contract administration type of work.

  • Project management for new developments such as a retail conversions, hostels to mixed use (pre-contract), and some listed buildings in to residential dwellings.

  • Management of Health and Safety such as asbestos management, fire safety and legionella compliance.
  • Working with the Housing and Asset Management teams to improve standards across the residential portfolio, achieving Decent Homes standards and associated best practice.
  • Reviewing and approving Leaseholders' proposals for alterations and preparing licences.
  • Responsible for all neighbourly matters with regards to scaffold licences, access to neighbouring land and party wall matters.
  • Carrying out pre-acquisition surveys, due diligence and providing advice to internal stakeholders.
  • Working with the Housing team in respect of disrepair claims; carrying out defect analysis
  • Specifying and arranging remedial works and providing detailed reports to counsel.

This a lovely organisation who also a development arm within, so a little more interesting than a regular client side organisation. Ideal if the candidates has previous experience in the non for profit sector, such as a charity or social housing.

No need to be MRICS, preferable but essential. Flexible employer who allow some home working, and a full ambassador of equal opportunities. 12% bonus plus other very good benefits.