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Senior Building Surveyor

Job Title: Senior Building Surveyor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Enfield
Salary: £238 per day
REF: Harry543543
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Senior Building Surveyor. You will be working in Enfield.

Monday - Friday

09:00am - 17:00pm

Temp Contract

Day rate - £238 per day

Job Purpose

  • Motivate the team to deliver high performance
  • Ensure that corporate/departmental people practices are understood and implemented within your service
  • Effectively manage budgets and projects within your service ensuring effective cost management and prioritisation
  • Monitor and evaluate your team’s performance and recommend areas for improvement based on evidence

Main Duties

  • As Project Building Surveyor / Contract Administrator on individual projects of various, size, complexity or sensitivity. This may include Option Appraisals / Feasibility Studies / specialist surveys and reports, requiring analysis of information and justification of any proposals.
  • To manage delivery of building related  projects, comprising among others, the Council’s corporate building portfolio, housing and schools. Preparation of status reports and reports for works authorisation
  • Management and monitoring of external consultants in support of Lifecycle Replacement Manager; ensuring the service provided mirrors that provided by the in-house team in terms of consistency of specification, cost & quality standards; compliance with Council policies and practice, and relevant legislation. Act as Project Manager when designated
  • Initiate and contribute to service development within the team; the application of performance management principles in pursuit of the development of an excellent service; meeting and exceeding customer expectation, ensuring projects meet cost, quality and time requirements.
  • As Senior Building Surveyor, provide advice to clients, council officers, members as appropriate on matters relating to Building Surveying/Lifecycle management; contribute to developing policies, procedures, core standards to achieve best value in the design, maintenance and procurement of buildings. This may relate to maintenance methodology (e.g. use of new technologies), procurement strategies (e.g. use of partnering / frameworks), I.T. systems (e.g. Specification writing packages) and particularly options appraisals and life-cycle costing
  • Uphold all Council corporate policies, procedures, initiatives. Follow due process for obtaining authority, preparing, or contributing to / consulting on Committee Reports, Forward Plans, Key Decisions. Undertake / contribute to any devolved actions, including representing the Service on cross-departmental working parties, Project Boards etc. Deputise for the Lifecycle Replacement Manager  when required.
  • Ensure Construction teams follow Council Procedure Procurement Rules and industry profession guidance (e.g. JCT Code of Practice for Selective Tendering). Ensure projects are programmed properly so that necessary activities are undertaken in good time, allowing for compliance with Council Contract Procedures Rules, and where relevant, EU legislation, plus necessary approvals.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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