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Property Surveyor - Fully Remote

Up to £50209.69 per annum

Job Description

MMP Consultancy currently has an opportunity for a Property Surveyor to join a housing association. My client is looking for a Property Surveyor. This role is FULLY REMOTE Covering an area which includes Chelmsford and Colchester

This position is paying £50,209.69 Benefits (inc Car Allowance)

Job Purpose:
The role is responsible for leading and managing the delivery of property investment, service & inspection and repairs services to parts of the property portfolio, approx. 20-40 locations. Working with housing/care operations you will ensure timely delivery of services, and ensure all properties are kept in a good condition within property strategy targets. You will ensure compliance with commercial and contract management arrangements, ensuring the contractual obligations are met. Manage project performance and working with the quantity surveying team ensure robust financial forecasting, processing of valuations and contract instructions. To be responsible for identifying cost saving through collaboration with contractor and quantity surveying team. The role will require strong interaction with housing/care operations teams to ensure works run smoothly and meets the needs of the business.

Key Accountabilities:
Freedom to act:
* This is an important role within Property which ensures maintenance of good quality homes through individual ownership of each location.
* The role has latitude within budgetary restrictions and portfolio strategy requirements to prioritise activity and spend to achieve these targets.
* As well as day to day activity, this role will have to respond quickly and effectively to ad hoc requests from the business, which may be complex, urgent, and business critical.
* The role will require effective engagement with colleagues in Housing and Care operations
Nature of impact:
* The role will work with others to effectively deliver repairs, investment and service & inspection activities to individual locations.
* Collaboratively with quantity surveying team, contractors and colleagues.

Key Tasks:
* Delivery of all property activities to a portfolio of properties
* To undertake regular inspections such as Stock Condition surveys, MOT surveys and Asbestos reinspection's
* Working within the management arrangements ensure repairs and planned works are necessary and delivered in the most cost effective manner.
* To analyse performance of properties to recommend future investment, and repair planning for you portfolio.

Key Actives:
* Work collaborative working with contractors and Housing/Care operations colleagues to deliver a high quality property delivery service producing good quality built environments.
* Maintain robust project and delivery management arrangements and controls ensuring properties and investment programmes remain within budget
* Provide an effective pragmatic solution focused building pathology service.
* Undertake Quarterly walk around site visits to all sites, ensuring operational colleagues are in attendance and resulting actions are implemented.

Title: Property Surveyor
Contact: Perm
Rate: £50,209.69 Benefits (inc Car Allowance)
Location: FULLY REMOTE Covering an area which includes Chelmsford and Colchester

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list Property Surveyor - Fully Remote

Up to £50209.69 per annum

MMP Consultancy currently has an opportunity for a Property Surveyor to join a housing association. My client is looking for a Property Surveyor. This role is FULLY REMOTE Covering an area which includes Chelmsford and Colchester

This position is paying £50,209.69 Benefits (inc Car Allowance)

Job Purpose:
The role is responsible for leading and managing the delivery of property investment, service & inspection and repairs services to parts of the property portfolio, approx. 20-40 locations. Working with housing/care operations you will ensure timely delivery of services, and ensure all properties are kept in a good condition within property strategy targets. You will ensure compliance with commercial and contract management arrangements, ensuring the contractual obligations are met. Manage project performance and working with the quantity surveying team ensure robust financial forecasting, processing of valuations and contract instructions. To be responsible for identifying cost saving through collaboration with contractor and quantity surveying team. The role will require strong interaction with housing/care operations teams to ensure works run smoothly and meets the needs of the business.

Key Accountabilities:
Freedom to act:
* This is an important role within Property which ensures maintenance of good quality homes through individual ownership of each location.
* The role has latitude within budgetary restrictions and portfolio strategy requirements to prioritise activity and spend to achieve these targets.
* As well as day to day activity, this role will have to respond quickly and effectively to ad hoc requests from the business, which may be complex, urgent, and business critical.
* The role will require effective engagement with colleagues in Housing and Care operations
Nature of impact:
* The role will work with others to effectively deliver repairs, investment and service & inspection activities to individual locations.
* Collaboratively with quantity surveying team, contractors and colleagues.

Key Tasks:
* Delivery of all property activities to a portfolio of properties
* To undertake regular inspections such as Stock Condition surveys, MOT surveys and Asbestos reinspection's
* Working within the management arrangements ensure repairs and planned works are necessary and delivered in the most cost effective manner.
* To analyse performance of properties to recommend future investment, and repair planning for you portfolio.

Key Actives:
* Work collaborative working with contractors and Housing/Care operations colleagues to deliver a high quality property delivery service producing good quality built environments.
* Maintain robust project and delivery management arrangements and controls ensuring properties and investment programmes remain within budget
* Provide an effective pragmatic solution focused building pathology service.
* Undertake Quarterly walk around site visits to all sites, ensuring operational colleagues are in attendance and resulting actions are implemented.

Title: Property Surveyor
Contact: Perm
Rate: £50,209.69 Benefits (inc Car Allowance)
Location: FULLY REMOTE Covering an area which includes Chelmsford and Colchester

Mechanical Engineer (Gas)

Up to £48474 per annum

MMP Consultancy is currently working with one of their clients in Essex who are looking for a new Mechanical Gas Engineer to join their team.

Title: Mechanical Gas Engineer
Location: Essex (Just off M11)
Salary: £48,474 Benefits

Working as part of a very busy Housing & Property Operations team within Harlow Council, you will assist in providing an accurate and efficient assurance service for all built assets.
You will specifically be responsible for site surveys, quality inspections, specifications and schedules of work, report writing and provide oversight to mechanical appliances, heating and hot water systems, their maintenance, PPM and refurbishments for a number of key Clients.

* Assist in the production of position statements on relevant technical guidance
* Build and maintain positive relationships
* Develop, maintain and contribute to the improved culture of planned and preventative maintenance
* (PPM)
* Carry out surveys of mechanical installations and heating and hot water systems
* Evaluate risk assessments on the condition, lifecycle and expiry of mechanical installations
* Design new mechanical installations, including material and workmanship specifications
* Assist the role of Building Services Manager (compliance) and Project Manager (projects/programmes)
* Day-to-day oversight of the mechanical installation's PPM and refurbishment programmes
* Review, update and maintain real-time data for compliance monitoring of the Client's assets
* To undertake any other duties to assist with the activities of the building services team
* Statement of Health and Safety

Title: Mechanical Gas Engineer
Location: Essex (Just off M11)
Salary: £48,474 Council Benefits

list Voids Surveyor

Up to £38.00 per hour Inside IR35

MMP Consultancy is currently sourcing for Voids Surveyor for an initial interim contract with a Public-Sector organisation in Hertfordshire.

Working within social housing to manage Voids duties including Minor and Major works. Holding high standards of quality, time and value for money.

Title: Voids Surveyor
Salary: £38 per hour - Inside IR35 (36 hours per week)
Location: Hertfordshire
Contract: Rolling Contract

Duties:

* Delivery of Voids service, being able to inspect properties and create specifications of works which is fit for purpose for tenants.
* Ensure contractor engagement and management in the delivery of works provided.
* Post inspection of works complete to guarantee a good quality of service.
* Deliver fit-for-purpose, safe, and good-quality properties to tenants on behalf of the social housing entity.
* Prioritise tenants with value for money and efficient delivery of work.
* Provide a defect-free period of at least 6 months after work.
* Manage the auditable and compliance information required, ensuring the system is completely updated and all invoices are paid when appropriate.
* Work with partners to set, coordinate, track, and ensure completion of voids with other services to get things done for the customer that meet or exceed customers' expectations.
* Dealing with unacceptable contractor performance ensuring all issues are remedied.
* Maintain up-to-date records and provide monthly statistical and qualitative information to the Voids and Maintenance Manager in respect of service performance indicators and progress against targets and budgets. Attending contractors' monitoring meetings as required to give performance feedback.
* Ensure records are kept up to date and information circulated to all relevant stakeholders including contractors, Lettings, Property Services, Housing Needs, Neighbourhood Services, Rent Accounting, Adaptations and Regeneration teams.

Desirable Qualifications

* HNC, HND, BTEC HND or higher, in a building discipline, or over 5 years of hands-on experience in related repairs surveying/ construction from a trade background.
* Relative experience of building maintenance in a local authority or other registered social landlord.
* Experience of working to strict deadlines within a busy multi-agency setting
* Experience in the management and administration of domestic building repairs
* Demonstrable experience of controlling costs expenditure of maintenance works

list Contract Manager (Voids)

£41418 - £48474 per annum Plus Benefits

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Contracts Manager (Voids) to join a local authority based in East Devon.

This will be a permanent position paying £41,418 - £48,474 per annum plus benefits

The Role:

  • The postholder will be responsible for managing reactive repairs team to ensure that my client provide the right repair at the right time, fix and stay fixed.

  • The postholder will be responsible for managing the integration and on-going management of the Councils Integrated Asset Management Contract.

  • The postholder will be responsible for ensuring that void properties are returned to standard, on time and within budget.

  • The post holder will be responsible for producing and monitoring KPI's, financial monitoring and control of works orders and will be the Contractors main point of contact.

  • The postholder is responsible for the management of a team of technical staff working on repairs and void works.

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for the day to day repair and maintenance of the Council's housing stock, including the management of staff and budgets.

  • To develop and maintain a partnership ethos and work with the Contractor to successfully deliver the Integrated Asset Management Contract.

  • Provide effective leadership and strong performance management of the Repairs and Voids Teams using service planning and measurement, the Performance Excellence Framework, regular one to ones and team meetings.

  • Lead the Maintenance Surveyors and work closely with the Property and Asset Manager to ensure the Property and Asset Team achieve its objectives, targets and performance measures.

  • Ensure that empty properties are brought up to our lettable/void standard within target times and that void and compliance procedures are followed.

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance matters relating to the Integrated Asset Management Contract across the stock are managed in line with current legislation together with the Compliance Officer to ensure the safety of tenants and their properties at all times.

  • Ensure we are leading good practice in relation to our approach to asbestos, gas safety, fire risks and all other areas of statutory compliance and safety across our stock.

  • To effectively monitor, manage and analyse the contract KPI's including cost control and undertake regular quality inspections. This involves identifying trends, liaising with the contractor and taking remedial action in the event of service failure.

  • To investigate and rectify complaints, both formal and informal regarding void and reactive repairs. Identify any learning outcomes and ensure any improvements to procedures are implemented.

  • To prepare, allocate, manage, monitor and record budgets and take remedial action where trends may indicate overspend.

  • To collate and analyse statistical information on Repairs, assess trends and works with the Asset Management Team on the future planned maintenance programme. Ensure data relating to replacement of property components is reported back to Assets in the correct way.

  • Ensure that repair jobs are properly recorded on the OpenHousing system, coded, ordered and invoices processed efficiently.

  • To work with the contractor in the development of an effective list of standardised components in conjunction with the Asset Management Team.

  • To work with the Property and Asset Management team to investigate, address and respond to complaints from tenant and leaseholders in accordance with the corporate complaints procedure. Also to deal with enquiries raised on behalf of residents from Cllrs.

  • To ensure that the repairs team oversee works in progress including variations to the costed scope of the work, standard of workmanship and materials and that work not covered in the original order is processed correctly in accordance with procedures relating to variations

  • Ensure the Council achieves value for money at all times and complies with Council Standing Orders and Financial Regulations. Maximise our procurement savings by ensuring contractors use materials and services provided through Advantage South West and/or other supply chain procurement arrangements.

list Maintenance Surveyor

Up to £40221 per month Plus Benefits

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Maintenance Surveyor to join a local authority based in East Devon.

This will be a permanent position paying £40,221 per annum plus benefits

The Role:

To provide the day-to-day repair service to tenants and maintain the Council's housing stock. To manage the day-to-day repair/void contracts and contractors to a high standard providing high quality repair services to the Council and tenant. To support the Senior Technical Officer and other technical staff in achieving the priorities and objectives of the Council.

Job Purpose:

  • Dealing with the reactive and planned property maintenance requirements of the Council's dwellings within a prescribed budget and aligned to the contract, and to ensure compliance with the current Decent Homes Standard.
  • Investigate repair requests, diagnose faults and complaints, commission repairs and supervise them through to completion. Carrying out pre and post inspections of repairs in line with the current contract requirements.
  • Establish appropriate effective working relationships with the current contractor/s which support and grow the partnership.
  • Provide a supportive technical duty surveyor function to the current contractor/s, and the contact centre team on a rota basis.
  • Undertake the preparation of condition surveys to enable the implementation of the planned and cyclical maintenance programmes.
  • To manage the quoted works and exclusion works elements of this contract to ensure value for money and accuracy of these works in line with the contract.
  • Processing/managing claims for payment in line with specific Contract terms, set limits, Statutory Regulations, procurement rules and the councils Standing Orders.
  • Monitoring contractors on site and reporting on performance issues while ensuring value for money.
  • Survey properties to identify, log and deal with the presence of asbestos based materials.
  • To be involved in regular operational meetings with the current term contractor in order to assess contract performance.
  • Check dwellings to ensure that the Council meets its legal responsibility in relation to Statutory Compliance in line with current Regulations, e.g., gas, electric, fire, legionella, solid fuel etc.
  • To support the void team where required in preparing work specifications within tight time schedules to meet performance indicators, including pre and post inspect void works, financial management of voids etc.
  • Ensure contractors work safely and within the current Health and Safety/CDM Requirements.
  • Determining those repairs which are the tenant's responsibility and implementing the Council's Recharge Procedure.
  • Assisting in the management of disrepair claims to include reviewing the matter, carrying out detail site inspections, preparing detail Reports and initiating repairs.
  • Assisting in the management of complaints to include acting as a point of contact, reviewing the matter, carrying out detail site inspections, preparing detail Reports and resolving all issues.
  • Help to update the Council's Stock Survey records held by the team, using existing property databases.
  • To help deal with general correspondence concerning property matters.
  • Assist in advancing tenant participation and involvement to ensure that tenants and leaseholders influence the management and maintenance of their homes.
  • Support the Council's approach to equalities and diversity ensuring that our services and policies identify, address and promote the needs of our diverse community. This includes the need for safety of children and other vulnerable people.
  • Take personal responsibility for the relevant aspects of the Council's Health and Safety Policy.
  • Ensure awareness and compliance with the Council's policies, Code of Conduct and Constitution.

list Head of Health and Safety

Up to £350 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Head of Health & Safety to join a local authority based in Hampshire

This will be an interim position paying £350 P/Day Umbrella on 6 months contract.

The Role:

  • Have responsibility and organisational authority for the development, implementation and delivery of policies, strategic plans, and programmes, to deliver in 2 separate and key business areas: corporate health and safety services, learning outside of the classroom events and activities.
  • Be part of the Extended Leadership Team of the PH&PP Services sharing the responsibility to deliver all Public Health and Public Protection services and achieving Corporate Business Plan objectives.
  • Have corporate and day-to-day responsibility for the implementation of Workplace Charter principles within and throughout the council's services including the management of the project team and the co-ordination with national public health objectives. To include the development of suitable strategies to achieve and maintain accredited standards; the development of employees' awareness and engagement processes; and the consultation and co-ordination with other public health specialists.
  • Be responsible for the corporate attainment of Workplace Charter standards including the management of the designated project team officer(s) and the Public Health specialists involved in achieving and maintaining Charter standards.
  • Provide expert safety and LoTC advice and leadership to support and inform commissioning and delivery of services across the local authority sector including schools and academies.

develop and utilise information and intelligence systems to underpin health and safety action across services and partner organisations; and lead collation and interpretation of relevant data

  • Lead, motivate and manage a team of staff including specialist professionals from different disciplines.
  • Be an authorised signatory and budget holder and contribute to the formulation of department/service budgets and financial initiatives
  • Commission audits/projects and translate findings into health, safety and LoTC practice.

Job Purpose:

  • To influence political and management planning so that business effectiveness is maximised.

  • To manage key risks as identified by the council's risk management process.

  • To formulate and promulgate the corporate health, safety and well-being policies, procedures and processes.

  • To have direct management responsibility for a range of professionals across 3 disciplines and for Workplace Charter project officer(s); and indirect management of Public Health specialists involved in attaining and maintaining Workplace Charter standards.

  • To lead on the key performance indicators relating to health and safety; interpreting and analysing performance management data and taking action to continuously improve.

  • To be a member of the senior team managing services across each domain of Public Health and Public Protection.

  • To be a member of the council's emergency response team.

  • To prepare reports to inform Cabinet, Corporate Leadership Team, Health and Safety.

  • To be the lead co-ordinator in respect of his Majesty's Inspectors from Health and Safety Executive and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service.

  • To lead and manage the health and safety services so that business effectiveness is maximised and human, legal, reputational and financial losses are minimised.

  • To manage the H&S operational budget and the corporate budget for reasonable adjustments.

  • To empower all employees to act in a safe and healthy manner by providing access to information in respect of workplace health and safety and healthy lifestyle advice

  • To foster partnership working in H&S with Wiltshire Police and other partners and to work collaboratively with Public Health, Public Protection and Environmental Health services in instances where services overlap.

  • To be the lead professional officer in all workplace health and safety matters and to take a lead role in the management of complex or high profile cases providing advice and support to managers as appropriate.

  • To ensure an audit programme is undertaken of premises and services to monitor standards and make recommendations as appropriate in accordance with statutory responsibilities.

  • To ensure a suitable and sufficient range of learning opportunities exist for employees through the development and delivery of a suite of learning and development opportunities including bespoke desktop learning packages.

  • To ensure all accidents, incidents and near misses are properly reported and investigated in accordance with statutory responsibilities.

  • To identify and escalate reports which have a safeguarding aspect in respect of vulnerable adults or children.

  • To ensure managers and employees have access to a reliable, accurate and professional advisory service in accordance with statutory responsibilities.

  • To oversee the consultative arrangements between management and employees' representatives in accordance with statutory responsibilities.

  • To devise, promote and deliver a traded specialist training service to the maintained school sector covering all statutory areas of responsibility.

  • To devise, promote and deliver a traded specialist training service to school governors covering all statutory areas of responsibility.

  • To specify, market and deliver a traded specialist health and safety advisory service to non-maintained schools and Academies.

  • To provide a Radiation Protection Officer service to schools and others in accordance with the Ionising Radiation Regulations.

  • To undertake an electronic annual school audit process to establish compliance with statutory duties.