Senior Building Surveyor

2 days left

Direct Council
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Situated on the River Thames, Thurrock is an ambitious unitary with vision and opportunities for its residents and businesses. With growing ports at London Gateway and Tilbury; over £5bn in private investment and strategically positioned off the M25 and A13 we are a hive of regeneration and growth. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and are home to the magnificent Intu Lakeside.

The Corporate Property Team plays a central role in the Council’s agenda to become financially self-sustainable by driving growth and attracting inward investment. The team is a leader on a range of economic, social and capital projects including management of the Council’s significant land and property portfolio. With the focus to extract maximum value and support the delivery of the Council’s broader corporate objectives.

As a Senior Building Surveyor you will:

  • Take ownership of key projects

  • Play an integral part in the team, providing senior level technical property management expertise

  • Drive and execute strategies and supporting the management of the Council’s operational and non-operational property portfolio.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering service excellence, with good commercial results.

  • Degree qualified in Building Surveying or similar technical discipline with a minimum of two years' PQE
  • Member of RICS

  • Proven practical experience in managing large scale works/building contracts

In return for your commitment, Thurrock offers an excellent benefit package. You can access this on our Thurrock.

Please note that this role will require a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Our vision - Thurrock: a place of opportunity, enterprise and excellence where individuals, communities and businesses flourish.

Thurrock Council is committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. Job share applications are also welcome. Most departments operate a system of flexible working hours.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.