Surveyor / Contracts Manager - Wembley / Harrow - Insurance Industry

Densell Recruitment
Wembley, Middlesex
From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus vehicle
14 Feb 2017
14 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Insurance Surveyor / Contracts Manager

We are looking for an Insurance Surveyor / Contracts Manager for a new role based in London. Working for a Building Contractor specialising in private domestic property insurance repairs you will be responsible for scoping and estimating repair works, then contracts managing the works to completion. The works are mainly around the following postcodes in London (N, NW, UB, HA) although there may be occasions when you would need to cover for one of the Surveyors who works in the South East London area.

Ideally you will be based somewhere around the Wembley / North London / Harrow area but be happy to go into the central London office as required.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

The salary will be negotiable depending upon experience (around £32 – 35k) and you will be provided with a company vehicle and have your own admin support in the office.

Job role and responsibilities

As an Insurance Surveyor / Contracts Manager you will be working alongside the Trades Manager, admin support team, direct labour, sub-contractors and other Surveyors in the business. You will be responsible for overseeing your own caseload of insurance repair works (varying in project value but with the average being around £2-3k with some jobs up to about £30k);

    Accurately survey domestic properties for fire / flood / escape of water etc. damageScope the works onto various scoping systems and prepare full schedule of works for sub-contractors/direct labourSchedule repairs and pass to Trades Manager for allocation of workAscertain Health & Safety risks and ensure H&S on siteCarry out site audits and ensure quality of works on siteDeal with variations and any problems on siteAct as main liaison between policyholder, trades & admin support for duration of repairsManage costings & gather all figures/paperwork ready to hand over to Accounts Department for final accounts/invoicing
What skills/experience will you need?

For this Insurance Surveyor / Contracts Manager role you will need to have a proven track record of producing accurate scope of works on private domestic properties repairs. You will need an excellent knowledge of trades and relevant costs within this industry and be able to understand/interpret and produce an accurate schedule of works.

Excellent customer service, organisational and PC skills are required along with an understanding of the SLA’s required with an insurance repairs project. You should be prepared to spend sometime in the office as well as out on the field.

Package details

In addition to the Insurance Surveyor / Contracts Manager salary (negotiable dependent upon experience around £32 - £35k) you will receive a company vehicle and the equipment required to carry out the role.

The office is located in London (SW) and you will need to live within a commutable distance from this, but ideally based around the patch you will be covering (Harrow/Wembley/North London etc.)

Additional Information

If you think you have the relevant experience for this Insurance Surveyor / Contracts Manager role please apply by clicking on the 'apply’ button below.

We may not always be able to reply to every applicant due to the volume of CVs received so if you have not received a call within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. However, we may keep your CV on file in case we have a more suitable position in the future.