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Technical Officer

Up to £30 per hour Umbrella
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Recruitment Consultant – Asset Management, Property Services & Compliance

Daniel Mulvey

Job Description

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Technical Officer to join a Local Authority based out of Stoke-On-Trent

This will be a temporary position paying £30 P/H Umbrella on a 6-9 Month Contract

The Role:

  • To contribute to the effective and efficient delivery of Disabled Facilities Grants and any other financial assistance offered by the Council.

  • To provide advice and support to older or disabled people and other vulnerable individuals who wish to repair, adapt or improve their homes.

  • Provide an appropriate service for the benefit of customers and colleagues from the referral stage through to completion of works.

Job Purpose:

  • To visit clients in their own homes, providing the required level of advice and information, maintaining regular contact with them at each stage of the case.

  • Ensure that the client understands and is kept informed of all procedures and practices involved with their particular circumstances.

  • Book appointments to visit applicants in their own homes to complete all DFG application forms, and financial means test forms and collect confidential and sensitive personal financial and health data from applicants and keep this secure at all times. Examine and interrogate financial data and where necessary challenge information in order to prevent fraudulent grant applications being made. Use software packages to conduct means testing for DFG applicants.

  • Participate in on-site scheme feasibility studies to ascertain how best to adapt a property to meet an applicant's needs; this will require problem solving skills in order to offering constructive suggestions regarding problems encountered.

  • Communicate clearly, concisely and effectively on the telephone and in person with disabled applicants, their parents, partners, relatives or other nominated representatives, Occupational Therapists, Contractors, Utility providers, surveyors, engineers, solicitors, and any other relevant persons or professional body in connection with DFGs.

  • Process invoices for payment and raise fee requests, raise invoices for the service, maintain and update software systems for monitoring disabled facilities grants.
  • Identify other areas of help which may be needed by, or available to, the client such as alternative accommodation, or home care and ensure that necessary services are applied for on behalf of the client.

  • Ensure all stages of work are monitored, including supervision of work on site and satisfactory completion.

  • Seek out estimates for work evaluating these and ensure proper contractual agreements are made between the client and the contractor.

  • Process and check grant applications to ensure they are full and complete and recommend applications for approval.

  • To work collaboratively with registered providers and private landlords relating to agreeing and progressing schemes in their properties.

  • Maintain good ICT skills in order to accurately update and maintain databases and systems.
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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.

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

list M&E Compliance Lead

Up to £310 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a M&E Compliance Lead to join a local authority based in Bristol

This will be a full time Interim position 6-9 Months paying £310 P/day Umbrella.

The Role:

Lead responsibility and technical expert for compliance across the Technical Service for gas, electrical, lifts and legionella ensuring resident safety. To oversee the repair, continuity, improvement and maintenance of all building services to our blocks of flats; the installing and servicing of domestic heating and hot water systems, and leading on innovative transition to new forms of heat and energy generation.

Job Purpose:

  • Lead teams to deliver all building and compliance services to meet outcomes required in Housing Investment Plans, and legal / regulatory standards.
  • Develop and implement delivery strategies and plans, commissioning services and contracts with partners, suppliers and council departments, managing change to meet new service requirements
  • Technical consultant lead for gas, electrical, legionella and lift compliance, driving compliance and safety across the service, accurate reporting through governance pathways
  • To provide confident leadership and clear management of significant and complex high-risk projects and/or programmes.

Title: M&E Compliance Lead

Salary: £310 P/Day Umbrella

Location: Bristol

list Principal Surveyor - Disrepair

Up to £400 per day

Job Title: Principal Surveyor - Disrepair
Salary: £400 Per Day
Location: East London

I'm looking for a new a new Disrepair Surveyor to join a local authority in East London.

Overall Purpose of Job
To be responsible for a professional housing surveying service, all technical aspects of the repair, maintenance, improvement and re-servicing of all council owned, managed and leased stock in accordance with our clients policies and procedures, providing an effective responsive repair and planned maintenance service for the organisation; and to manage a specific specialist team of surveyors and support staff for Housing Property Services

Job Context The post holder reports to the Disrepair & Special Projects Manager
1. The post holder has budget monitoring responsibility for a programme of responsive & capital improvement projects to around £ 2 million p.a.


Job Title: Principal Surveyor - Disrepair
Salary: £400 Per Day
Location: East London

list Capital Delivery Project Manager - Temp

Up to £450 per day

Job Title: Capital Delivery Project Manager
Salary: £450 Per Day
Location: East London

I'm looking for a new a new Capital Delivery Project Manager to join a local authority in East London.

Overall Purpose of Job
Manage a programme of major housing Capital and improvement projects, of up to around £5 million p.a., in value, from identification through to completion, including development, planning, briefing, co-ordination, monitoring and control, usually within a 'partnering' relationship, so as to secure effective outcomes which meets our clients objectives.

Job Context
The Management of Council Housing is currently an In house Service, run by Resident services for the whole of our clients area. Resident Services is responsible for the provision of housing and leasehold services to council tenants and leaseholders. The Housing and Repairs and Maintenance Service areas are embarking on an ambitious cross functional business and digital transformation project to facilitate improved Lean business processes, embedding digital solutions into the end to end business processes whilst improving the overall customer experience.


Job Title: Capital Delivery Project Manager
Salary: £450 Per Day
Location: East London