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Damp, Mould & Disrepair Surveyor

Up to £50000 per annum Additional Benefits

Managing Consultant – Asset Management, Property Services & Compliance

Paolo Moraldo

Job Description

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Damp, Mould & Disrepair Surveyor to join a housing association.

My client have stock across London and the South East.

This is a hybrid working role with 2-3 days working from home.

My client are offering a salary of £50,000p/a Benefits.

Role Purpose:

To contribute to the successful delivery and completion of damp, mould and disrepair works within a new dedicated team within the Assets department. To carry out your role efficiently and effectively, ensure property inspections and works are delivered to a high standard, meeting our service standards whilst providing excellent customer experience and high levels of customer satisfaction. Carry out property inspections, diagnose damp, mould and disrepair causes, specify remediation and repairs, and manage works through to completion. Ensuring these works are delivered to a consistently high standard, meeting our priority targets, and achieving high levels of customer satisfaction.

Role Impact Statement:

An operational focus and delivery of damp, mould and disrepair works. Complete the daily activities ensuring the provision of excellent standards and service to our residents. Seek to identify areas of the role that can be improved ensuring that the appropriate action to rectify is taken. Delivers day to day operational activity focused on internal and external customer management and overall team wellbeing. A leader of the future you will focus on outstanding operational performance constantly seeking improvement. You will role model best behaviours ensuring open and honest interaction with teams to develop trust and challenge when things aren't right.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To project manage damp, mould and disrepair works from inception through to completion including diagnosing, specifying; procuring and monitoring.
  • Ensure effective solutions for managing and reducing the causes of damp and mould are identified, which will include building repairs, installing mechanical ventilation and humidity control systems, and by providing clear advice to residents to help them understand the causes of damp and mould and behaviours that will reduce humidity in their homes.
  • Undertake contractor administration duties as required including reviewing Bills of Quantities, Schedules of Works, Specifications and all contract documentation, ensuring that these comply with the project brief and timescales, budget estimates, all relevant legislation, health and safety regulations and policies.
  • To effectively manage contractors, carrying out and managing the quality inspection process of works, including pre-start scoping, work in progress quality inspections and post inspection sign-offs.
  • Maintain CRM and systems recording progress of the works to ensure information is accurate and up to date, providing regular project updates to the senior management team.
  • Certifying contractor valuations and claims within this role's delegated authority limits, including interim and final account payment.
  • Work closely with our Resident Liaison Officer to ensure customers are informed of progress at all stages, the works offer excellent customer experience and high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrate VFM in the delivery of damp, mould and disrepair work projects, providing strong contract management and delivery of programmes maximising quality and value to budget.
  • To ensure relevant KPI's and Service Standards are met/exceeded.
  • To work in collaboration with residents to improve the quality of their homes ensuring their views are incorporated where appropriate into the delivery of the work programmes and choice is offered where practical.
  • Carry out your duties in accordance with the relevant health and safety legislation and regulations. Managing and mitigating risks associated with Health and Safety and other Compliance issues.
  • Promote high standards of customer focus to my clients contractors and colleagues, through appropriate and accurate advice on contractual and technical matters.
  • Contribute to the effective and efficient running of the my clients Housing achieving individual targets and objectives that are set.
  • Projecting a positive image of my client by providing an excellent level of customer service to internal and external customers when responding to telephone/email/written enquiries, complaints, ensuring all contact is logged on the CRM system.
  • Maintain a sound knowledge and understanding of the business and operational plans and targets and the wider operating context.
  • Creates an environment within the relevant services of success, supported by healthy, positive, and professional challenge to deliver constant improvement.
  • To participate, engage and contribute to team meetings and activities to share my clients visions, mission, and values.
  • Contribute to the effective and efficient running of the service and division to achieve targets and objectives that are set, ensuring the team's customer services standards are always met.
  • Ensure that own performance contributes towards team objectives and performance of the wider business.
  • Work and adapt to allow the department to always operate efficiently and effectively, constantly seeking to improve.
  • Promote a unified culture and purpose across a diverse organisation by role modelling authentic behaviours aligned to the values.
  • Challenge team members and other colleagues where performance or behaviours fall short of those expected by the business.

Title: Damp, Mould & Disrepair Surveyor

Salary: £50,000p/a Benefits.

Location: London & South East

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list Building Surveyor

Up to £41.90 per hour Inside IR35

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Building Surveyor to join a local authority based in North London.

This will be an interim position paying £41.90 P/Hour Umbrella on a 6-9 Month contract (36 hours per week) with the option to be extended.

Primary Job Function:

To deal with repair issue cases referred to them, diagnose the cause and arrange for works to be carried out. This will include the assessment of condensation cases and drafting reports for presentation tom the High Value Repair Panel

Role Duties:

* Carry out building inspections as necessary to diagnose the cause of building defects, raise work orders using National Housing Federation Schedule of Rates or specifications as appropriate.
* To prepare reports relating to condensation in compliance with the Condensation Protocol.
* To assist in the preparation of reports for senior managers, including those of a policy or strategic nature.
* To produce professional technical reports and present them to the High Value Repair Panel.
* To manage subsidence and structural failure cases in association with specialist external consultants.
* To assess alteration requests from tenants and leaseholders and complete paperwork in compliance with the process.
* To manage fire, flood or collision Insurance cases.
* To assist the Legal Disrepair and Diagnostics Manager in the development of policies and procedures relating tom the Repairs Service.

list Building Safety Manager

Up to £350 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Building Safety Manager to join a local authority based in Bristol

This will be a full time Interim position 4-6 Months paying £350 P/day Umbrella.

The Role:

  • The Building Safety Managers role is to ensure the safety of the building, primarily for the safety of all occupants of multi-occupied High-Rise Residential Buildings and designated building types (including Low-Rise Residential Buildings).
  • The post holder will be required to be a registered named Building Safety Manager.
  • The postholder will be responsible for development, management, distribution of information in relation to the design, construction and maintenance of high-rise residential buildings

Job Purpose:

  • To take responsibility for the co-ordination and management of all matters relating to structural and fire safety for in-scope buildings to meet legislative requirements
  • To oversee the safe management of BCC high-rise (and/or higher-risk) residential buildings within Housing and Landlord Services' building stock
  • To oversee the implementation of controls in respect of structural and fire safety on a day-to-day basis
  • To effectively manage safety within the designated housing stock
  • To ensure that controls are implemented in respect of building work carried out in the managed housing stock
  • To manage resident engagement within high-rise and/or higher-risk housing stock, particularly in ensuring that safety concerns are recorded, monitored and dealt with appropriately
  • To ensure that planned, preventive maintenance is carried out within BCC housing stock
  • To engage with relevant internal housing staff to ensure that roles are performed effectively in accordance with the Corporate Fire Safety Policy.
  • To oversee the successful implementation of corrective actions arising from fire risk assessments and audits.
  • To ensure that facilities for use by the fire and rescue service are effectively managed and maintained

list Capital Programme Contract Manager

Up to £433.25 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Capital Programme Contract Manager to join a local authority based in Somerset.

This will be an Interim position 6-9 months paying £433.25 P/Day Umbrella.

The Role:

  • Deliver Housing Capital Programme contracts ensuring the objectives, targets and priorities of the Council are achieved whilst remaining compliant within statutory regulations.
  • Provide high quality Housing Capital Programme service expertise to assist in the delivery of the Council's aims, objectives and operational planning.

Job Purpose:

  • Deliver Capital Programme contacts across the following areas of responsibility: 1. Provide effective contract management which delivers efficient Capital Programmes that are customer focused, deliver value for money and maintains properties to an appropriate standard.
  • Manage external contractors to deliver excellent performance at all times for all workstreams allocated to them.
  • Actively engage with residents in relation to projects and assist in continually improving resident satisfaction with service delivery.
  • Assist in procurement activities for Capital Programmes to be allocated to them.
  • Ensure accurate records are kept for all Capital Programmes allocated to them and that appropriate reporting systems are in place.
  • Respond to emergencies, on occasion during unsocial hours, and participate in a rota to provide response cover.
  • Contribute to operational risk management activities, within the remit of the post.
  • Actively participate in both corporate and post specific learning and development activities and to continually develop skills and abilities within the role.
  • Assist in setting clear standards and performance targets to all Capital Programmes allocated to them, and monitor and report on progress in meeting them.
  • Assist in providing property related guidance and awareness training to service delivery teams.
  • Ensure that subject service requests and complaints in relation to all workstreams allocated to them are promptly investigated and the finding(s) acted on in a timely and proportionate manner.
  • Assist in identifying improvements to processes and systems to ensure the effective and efficient provision of the service in order to meet customer need. 13.Use information technology and digital transformation to deliver an effective, efficient, responsive and e-enabled service.
  • Assist on internal and external audits for all workstreams allocated to them.
  • Attend meetings with the Council and other organisations, including public groups as required, sometimes outside normal office hours.
  • Be responsible for the effective management of budgets for all workstreams allocated to them, including monitoring and delivery of required works within budget.
  • Deputise for the Housing Capital Programme Manager as and when required.
  • Implement appropriate quality systems, including post inspections of work undertaken, to ensure standards are met for all workstreams allocated to them.
  • To take responsibility for your own health and safety, and that of anybody else who may be affected by your acts or omissions.
  • Assist in the integration of new services, functions, and staff into the team in line with corporate strategies and any future service change.
  • Any other reasonable duties of a similar nature.

Title: Capital Programme Contract Manager

Salary: £433.25 P/Day Umbrella

Location: Somerset

list Building Surveyor

£30 - £35 per hour Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Building Surveyor to join a local authority based in the West Midlands.

This will be an Interim position 3-6 months paying £30-£35 P/H Umbrella.

The Role:

  • The Building Surveyor will assist the Senior Building surveyors in the effective management and delivery of Building projects on Council managed properties including operation, non-operational buildings, investment land and buildings.

  • The Post holder will deliver safe and efficient working environment of Employees, clients, suppliers, contractors and members of the public.

  • The post holder will support the Council's aims in respect of revenue generating development, investment and acquisition.

  • To assist with surveys and the production of reports for other services and departments and team records.

Job Purpose:

  • To prepare detailed scheme designs with costing, through feasibility and programme delivery, to completion of projects. Specification of works including organisation of documents for tender / quotation and advising on appointment of contractors, designers and procurement routes. To include preparation of designs / drawings using AutoCAD.

  • Advise on the maintenance and supervision of the maintenance of building by providing technical support to Facilities Officers, determining the condition of existing buildings, identify and analysing defects including proposals for repair.

  • To assist the Senior Building Surveyor with the effectively manage of the Condition Survey data base. To carry out cyclical condition surveys of Public Buildings preparing condition reports and update database as works are completed and to assist in the preparation on planned maintenance programme.

  • To assist the Senior Building Surveyors and Technical Officers to deal with 'NatFed SOR's' accounting on construction projects and with interim and final accounts with contractors, suppliers and consultants including the resolution of contractual claims and settlement of contracts.

  • To assist the Surveyors & Senior Surveyors to prepare estimates, cost plans, bills of quantities, specifications and schedule of rates for planned maintenance, improvements, voids works and maintenance work.
  • To assist the Senior Building Surveyor and Technical Officers carry out financial checks on completed Repairs as required, and check compliance with RBC's policies and procedures.

  • To assist the Property Services Manager and Senior Building Surveyors to undertake analysis of the performance of suppliers and contractors during the contract stage and following contract completion. Check compliance with contract terms and conditions and legal and regulatory requirements.

  • To maintain excellent communication with customers and my clients staff and to ensure the highest possible standards of repairs and excellent customer service are achieved within set budget parameters.

  • To carry out pre and post inspections of void properties and capital and planned programmes.
  • To monitor and supervise contractors to ensure an effective and efficient delivery of work/contract

  • To prepare and present regular progress and performance of contracts following monthly contract meetings

  • Advise on Energy efficiency, environmental impact and sustainable construction

  • Instructing on the preservation and conservation of Historic buildings and structures

  • Dealing with planning applications and advising on property Legislation and building regulations

  • Assessing and designing buildings to meet the needs of people with disabilities

  • To prepare / collate and implement documentation to ensure works are undertaken in accordance with statutory regulations such as CDM, COSHH

  • To ensure compliance with all statutory requirements and respond quickly to actions arising from the Councils Legal Obligations.

  • To maintain an awareness and knowledge of changes in legislation that may affect schemes of work i.e. Health and Safety , Building Regulations, Asbestos Awareness , case Law
  • Undertake specific and non-routine administrative and clerical duties for collection of data, inspections as required.

  • To undertake such other duties commensurate with the experience of the post holder and the grading of the post, as determined by the Property Services Manager

Title: Building Surveyor

Salary: £30-£35 P/H Umbrella

Location: West Midlands

list Estates Surveyor

Up to £350 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for an Estates Surveyor to join a Local Authority based out of Hampshire.

This will be a temporary position paying £350 P/Day Umbrella on a 6-9 Month Contract.

The Role:

To be part of a team of Estates Surveyors supporting the Council in maintaining and enhancing the receipts and income from its property portfolio. To play a significant role in providing asset and estate management, development and regeneration, and valuation advice. To support in developing an environment where my client is chosen over other cities as a place to work and reside.

Job Purpose:

  • To maintain membership of RICS and adhere to all professional codes of conduct including taking responsibility for own Continuing Professional Conduct.
  • Support the Valuation and Estates Team Leader in providing professional advice on the Council's commercial investment and operational property portfolios including matters relating to leasing, acquisition, sale, valuation, property management and rationalisation.
  • Provide professional advice on the Council's residential property portfolio including matters relating to acquisition, sale (inc under Right to Buy, Leasehold enfranchisement and lease extensions under the Leasehold Reform and Housing Development Act 1993), and valuation.
  • Act as lead for estates related project having revenue implications of up to £50k p.a. or capital of up to £500k.
  • To provide a point of contact for many of the 2000 Council commercial property tenants.
  • To provide property and valuation support / advice to the Council project teams i.e. Regeneration, Housing, Highways or Education.
  • Support the delivery of a service supporting the Councils Growth agenda through improving revenue of its investment portfolio generating capital receipts through disposal of surplus assets, supporting regeneration schemes in providing new residential and commercial property (providing rates and Council tax) and achieve savings through rationalisation and efficient use of its operational stock.
  • Implement standard RICS best practice and procedures on all work and develop a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with standard procedure in terms of file structures and database records, and to update as required.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • To mentor graduate surveyors undertaking APC and apprentices; ensuring they have the correct variety of experience to successfully complete their professional qualifications.
  • To undertake property valuations for capital accounting, rental, sale, development appraisals or for other statutory purposes.
  • To undertake the estate management of the investment and operational property portfolio, this includes monitoring income, compliance, insurance, and repair activities. Manage requests for alteration, assignments and sub lettings. Management of lease events including lease renewals and rent reviews.
  • To deliver effective asset management for the Council properties. Seeking opportunities to improve revenue streams to the investment portfolio, ensure the Council holds the right property to deliver its services, and manage land and buildings in a manner to support delivery of the regeneration opportunities.
  • To undertake property acquisitions for regeneration, investment operational or for strategic purposes. This may include the use of Compulsory Purchase Powers.
  • To undertake and negotiate property disposals. Agents may be instructed for this purpose in which case it will be necessary to manage the appointment. The scope can range from lettings, to sales of assets by private treaty or auction. Properties may be sold following a developer procurement process and development agreement. In all cases there will be responsibility of progressing the negotiations on the transaction and taking to legal completion.
  • The above list is not meant to be an exhaustive range of tasks and responsibilities and is subject to the changing requirements of the service unit.

Title: Estates Surveyor

Salary: £350 P/Day Umbrella

Location: Hampshire

list Project Manager

Up to £350.00 per day Inside IR35

MMP Consultancy are seeking a Project Manager with a South London organisation, the role will pay circa £350 per day LTD with flexibility for experienced candidates.

About the role

Title: Project Manager (Delivery)
Rate: £350 day (Inside IR35) neg.
Client: Local Authority
Location: South London
Contract: 6 months rolling - Hybrid.

Key Duties:

* Project Manager for the delivery of Major Works projects.
* Focussing on Fire Safety remedial actions as well as standardised delivery of cyclical works.
* Contract Administration and good Contractor engagement.
* Technical knowledge of asset management and investment projects.
* Undertake on-site inspections.
* Delivery a couple of high profile projects from implementation to completion.

MRICS or MCIOB will be essential.