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Project Manager / Quantity Surveyor

Up to £350.00 per hour
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Recruitment Consultant - Asset Management, Property Services & Compliance

Stan Evans

Job Description

MMP Consultancy are currently seeking a Project Manager/Quantity Surveyor for a Local Authority in North West London on a contract basis paying £350/day Umbrella.

Job Purpose:

* As a member of the Housing Asset Management Team, contribute towards achievement of the services aims and objectives as contained in the Smarter Housing Plan.

* To act as lead professional in all aspects of inspections, design and building contract procurement of works commissioned for the section and to provide expert professional and technical advice in all matters relating to the building stock in a customer focussed manner.

* To act as Project Manager for planned maintenance and improvement projects as assigned, providing a professional and efficient service, ensuring that works are carried out within the agreed constraints of time, budget, quality and performance and in compliance with statutory legislation, building regulations, health and safety policies and financial regulations.

* This role also requires the Project Manager to take budgetary control for projects in the region of £2m to £3m. As well as managing assigned projects the role will also require the individual to take on all aspects relating to quantity surveying/cost consultancy. This will require the individual to advise on procurement routes, procure the work, prepare estimates and bills of quantities, analyse costs and maintain cost control.

Job Context:

* Managing the budgets of and delivering the Decent Homes improvement and other major repairs/improvement programmes
* On occasions delivering minor works alongside major works projects
* Maintaining an up to date information system on stock condition
* Surveying and inspecting properties
* Development of Strategies and Policies relating to Asset Management
* Working in partnership with contractors and other stakeholders
* Working with our residents to improve the services that we provide
* Adherence to and delivery of the Housing Ambition Plan

If you are interested, please send over up to date CV with rate expectations. Further information will be provided once applied.

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list Chartered Building Surveyor

Up to £500.00 per day Inside IR35

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

This will be an interim position paying Up to £500 per day Umbrella (Inside IR35) on a 6-9 Month contract with the option to be extended.
Primary Job Function:
- Deliver review of current Projects and Services around Investment programmes.
- Review cost, timescale, quality, and delivery problems.
- Write detailed reports and identify any works which need completing.
- Work with contractors to understand processes and delivery in accordance with the agreed contract.
- Problem finding, cost analysis and detailed future proofing of services.

Senior Repairs Surveyor

Up to £380 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Senior Repairs Surveyor to join a local authority in Westminster. My client is looking for someone who has experience within managing surveyors and undertaking repairs surveys.

This will be a full time office-based position in Westminster.

This will be a interim role for 6-9 months paid at £380p/d Umbrella.

Role Purpose:

Work with the Area Repairs Manager (North West/South Central) to implement and develop effective systems to regularly inspect the external and communal parts of property, to identify any requirements for reactive repairs and cyclical maintenance, and to ensure the works required are carried out or programmed according to urgency and priority.

  • Work in collaboration with colleagues across Housing services to ensure a joint approach to improve quality and customer satisfaction for residents.
  • Support and manage a flexible approach to the deployment of resources within the Property Services Division to respond effectively to fluctuations in workload.
  • Highlight key investment needs and considerations to the Property Planning and Assets Team so that works can be appropriately planned in major works programmes.
  • Provide a high standard of technical support to the team. Manage the local delivery of the repairs term partnering contract to ensure compliance with contractual requirements. Work in collaboration and effectively with other teams within Housing services to deliver a seamless, holistic service to customers.
  • Health and Safety - ensure that the Councils Policy for managing the health and safety of residents, staff and contractors is fully implemented and documented. Provide expert knowledge on health and safety law applicable to the construction industry.
  • Provide strategic leadership within the Housing portfolio, contributing proactively to the collective leadership of the council, working collaboratively with Members, services, partners and stakeholders to deliver the council's objectives and priorities.
  • Ensure that all repairs in residents' homes are carried out to a high standard and the service is delivered in accordance with the contract.
  • Ensure that complaints are managed effectively and seek to resolve issues quickly. Ensure that defects which could give rise to claims of disrepair are resolved completely and fully documented.
  • Ensure that claims are made and processed for the cost of all works which fall within the scope of the Council's insurance policy. Ensure that all members of the team are aware of the terms of the policy.
  • Carry out post inspections of: o building structure / furniture and fabric of the buildings o Resident in dwelling repairs (reactive and planned) o Communal areas o Estate and grounds
  • Inspections will be completed on Site Audit Pro or approved equivalent with photos and detailed diagnostics of the visit. Orders will then be raised on the system, managed and booked with the resident. Site reports and details of inspections will be provided to the resident within 3 working days of visits to the home and stored on our central system.
  • Manage and respond to requests for contract/cost variations each day, ensuring that any costs/changes are within Section20 limits (quantity, cost, scope) and where a request has to be rejected, giving an explanation and a required outcome, ensuring the response is made and recorded on Orchard within agreed SLA timeframe.
  • Manage payment approvals for contractors, up to a limit of £1,500 (per job above the PPR) and selecting jobs for post inspection and ensuring that jobs selected loop into the post-inspection process.
  • Manage cancellation requests received from the contractor, where request is refused provide full details of the reason for refusal.
  • Undertake pre-inspections. Before carrying out the appointment the postholder will contact the resident to confirm they are able to keep it . Following the inspection, complete and upload a Site Audit Pro and upload to SharePoint, and update visit details on Orchard.
  • Be responsible for proactively checking Orchard for orders raised that are insured perils. Ensuring claims are logged, monitored and progressed for the area e.g front door renewals.
  • Maintain Section 20 paperwork and insurance claims for pre and post inspections.

Title: Senior Repairs Surveyor

Day Rate: £380p/d Umbrella

Location: Westminster, London

Property Surveyor

Up to £380 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Property Surveyor to join a local authority in Westminster. My client is offering a 6-9 month interim contract which may get extended.

This will be a interim position paying £300p/d.

Role Purpose:

  • Work with the Area Repairs Manager (North West/South Central) to implement and develop effective systems to regularly inspect the external and communal parts of property, to identify any requirements for reactive repairs and cyclical maintenance, and to ensure the works required are carried out or programmed according to urgency and priority.
  • Work in collaboration with colleagues across Housing services to ensure a joint approach to improve quality and customer satisfaction for residents.
  • Support and manage a flexible approach to the deployment of resources within the Property Services Division to respond effectively to fluctuations in workload.
  • Highlight key investment needs and considerations to the Property Planning and Assets Team so that works can be appropriately planned in major works programmes.
  • Provide a high standard of technical support to the team. Manage the local delivery of the repairs term partnering contract to ensure compliance with contractual requirements. Work in collaboration and effectively with other teams within Housing services to deliver a seamless, holistic service to customers.
  • Health and Safety - ensure that the Councils Policy for managing the health and safety of residents, staff and contractors is fully implemented and documented. Provide expert knowledge on health and safety law applicable to the construction industry.
  • Provide strategic leadership within the Housing portfolio, contributing proactively to the collective leadership of the council, working collaboratively with Members, services, partners and stakeholders to deliver the council's objectives and priorities.
  • Ensure that all repairs in residents' homes are carried out to a high standard and the service is delivered in accordance with the contract.
  • Ensure that complaints are managed effectively and seek to resolve issues quickly. Ensure that defects which could give rise to claims of disrepair are resolved completely and fully documented.
  • Ensure that claims are made and processed for the cost of all works which fall within the scope of the Council's insurance policy. Ensure that all members of the team are aware of the terms of the policy.
  • Carry out post inspections of:
    • Building structure / furniture and fabric of the buildings
    • Resident in dwelling repairs (reactive and planned)
    • Communal areas o Estate and grounds
  • Inspections will be completed on Site Audit Pro or approved equivalent with photos and detailed diagnostics of the visit. Orders will then be raised on the system, managed and booked with the resident. Site reports and details of inspections will be provided to the resident within 3 working days of visits to the home and stored on our central system.
  • Manage and respond to requests for contract/cost variations each day, ensuring that any costs/changes are within Section20 limits (quantity, cost, scope) and where a request has to be rejected, giving an explanation and a required outcome, ensuring the response is made and recorded on Orchard within agreed SLA timeframe.
  • Manage payment approvals for contractors, up to a limit of £1,500 (per job above the PPR) and selecting jobs for post inspection and ensuring that jobs selected loop into the post-inspection process.
  • Manage cancellation requests received from the contractor, where request is refused provide full details of the reason for refusal.
  • Undertake pre-inspections. Before carrying out the appointment the postholder will contact the resident to confirm they are able to keep it . Following the inspection, complete and upload a Site Audit Pro and upload to SharePoint, and update visit details on Orchard.
  • Be responsible for proactively checking Orchard for orders raised that are insured perils. Ensuring claims are logged, monitored and progressed for the area e.g front door renewals.
  • Maintain Section 20 paperwork and insurance claims for pre and post inspections

Title: Property Surveyor

Salary: £300p/d Umbrella

Location: Westminster, London

M&E Cyclical Contracts Manager

Up to £325.00 per day

MMP Consultancy are currently seeking a Mechanical and Electrical Cyclical Contracts Manager for a Local Authority in North West London on a contract basis for £325/day Umbrella rate on a hybrid basis.

Job Purpose:

* The role will primarily be responsible for the proper and efficient maintenance of the installations, plant and equipment across the housing stock. This is a key role in terms of delivering services in compliance with health and safety requirements and is wide ranging and complex-covering planned maintenance, inspection and installation of equipment and services. The postholder needs to be experienced in mechanical and electrical works, delivering both service schedules and reactive works across a broad spectrum to include lifts, door entry systems, alarm call systems, fire safety equipment, water testing, gas energy systems and appliances, communal heating & hot water systems and alternative green renewable energy solutions such as ground and air source heat pumps, solar panels.

* To act as lead professional in all aspects of inspections, design and building contract procurement of works for the service and to provide expert professional and technical advice, guidance, training and support in all matters relating to cyclical maintenance of the stock in a customer focused manner.

* To act as project manager for cyclical maintenance and other improvement projects as assigned, providing a professional and efficient service, ensuring that works are carried out within the agreed constraints of time, budget, quality and performance and in compliance with statutory legislation, building regulations, health and safety policies and financial regulations. This is a key compliance role and the surveyor will need to have current knowledge of statutory legislation, building regulations, health and safety legislation, guidance and best practice and policies and financial regulations.

* To be responsible for resolving customer complaints/claims quickly and to a satisfactory outcome.

* Role will take the lead on overall compliance in line with H&S legislation covering- fire systems, lifts, electrical testing, water hygiene and green energy renewables.

* Role also provides services to non HRA properties and leasehold.


If you are interested, please send over up to date CV with rate expectations. Further information will be provided once applied.

list Property Surveyor

Up to £50209.00 per annum Car Allowance Inc

MMP Consultancy currently has an opportunity for a Property Surveyor to join a housing association. This role is FULLY REMOTE Covering an area which includes East London to Brentwood

This position is paying £50,209 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. Benefits (inc Car Allowance)
Location: FULLY REMOTE Covering an area which includes East London to Brentwood

list Fire Door Inspector

£300 - £320 per day Outside IR35

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Fire Door Inspector to join a Health & Safety Consultant based in Portsmouth.

This will be a full time position on a 6-9 Month Contract

The position is paying £300-£320 P/Day Outside of IR35. (Also available on a permanent basis : Salary - TBC)

  • You must hold an FDIS or BRE door inspector qualification.

Job Purpose: This role will be working on their housing contract focusing on carrying out fire door inspections and writing up reports,

  • Inspect and survey Fire Doors in a competent manner.
  • Provide a full report and recommendations following the inspection.
  • Identify that the frame specification is correct for the door's rating.
  • Understand the regulations relating to the gap allowance between door and frame

Title: Fire Door Inspector

Salary: £300-320 P/Day (Outside IR35)

Location: Portsmouth