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Building Surveyor

Up to £380 per day Umbrella

Paolo Moraldo Managing Consultant – Asset Management, Property Services & Compliance

Job Description

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for a Building Surveyor to join a local authority based In Addlestone, Surrey. My client is looking for someone who has experience within a similar role.

My client can offer flexible working.

This is a interim position paying £380p/d Umbrella

Job Purpose:

Working to the Senior Buildings and Projects Manager plan and manage delivery of specific projects and contracts to meet the required objectives for time, quality and value for money. Ensure that repairs and improvements are planned and executed efficiently with minimum disruption and provide value for money. To deliver pro-active professional and customer focussed surveying services to ensure that my clients assets are fit for purpose and legally compliant. Provide an excellent reactive maintenance services across the whole of the property portfolio.


  • Prepare cost estimates for works and services; provide cost information to assist in budget preparation
  • Plan, procure and manage specific contracts and services for the routine maintenance of our property asset base within budget and with legislation and good practices.
  • Ensure allocated service request area actioned promptly and work orders are raised as appropriate. Ensure that responsive tasks are fully resolved, and service users are kept informed
  • Regularly monitor actual and forecast spend against allocated projects and jobs.
  • Establish clear performance standards and measures for projects and contracts managed.
  • Ensure that contractors are managed effectively and monitor and report performance and take prompt action to address issues
  • Keep up to date records on Concerto software
  • Provide professional and technical building surveying advice to colleagues and building users and others
  • Ensure that all works are undertaken as part of the five-year condition survey programme of works for all property assets, in accordance with the approved programme of works and lead on the next rotation of condition surveys
  • Where appropriate to work with the compliance and sustainability officer to promote a sustainable approach to building maintenance and increase the energy efficiency of our property portfolio. At the same time to ensure that all properties comply with H&S legislation.
  • Assist where appropriate with the facilities management of the whole of the council's commercial and operational estate
  • Be part of out of hours duty role for the organisation

Main Specific Duties & Responsibilities Of The Post:

  • Ensure that surveying activities and building works are carried out in accordance with all relevant legislation and council policies
  • Ensure documentation relating to projects and task are kept up to date in electronic format and saved on the Concerto Asset database
  • Ensure that value for money is demonstrated in the procurement of works, supplies and services
  • Work with the Lead Building Surveying to procure major contracts and provide relevant information
  • Provide accurate and timely information to enable cost, quality and service performance to be measured through KPIs
  • Contribute to the increasing energy efficiency measures across the councils operational and investment portfolio by approaching a sustainable approach to building maintenance
  • Contribute towards the Teams Business Plan on an annual basis
  • Provide cover for the Lead building surveyor when absent
  • Carrying out all duties in a safe and proper manner in accordance with the Council's Health and Safety policy and working with the Council compliance officer to ensure safe practices

Title: Building Surveyor

Rate: £380p/d Umbrella

Location: Addlestone, Surrey

  • Property Manager
    £4261.00 - £42261.00 per annum

    MMP Consultancy are looking to recruit a Property Manager on a permanent hybrid basis working for a Housing Association based in Lower Eashing.

    To work to provide a high quality residential estate & property management to the customers and clients. Working collaboratively with the rest of team and wider business to influence positive change and be support the department in achieving the business growth plan.

    This will be a permanent position paying £42,261 £4k Car bonus (up to 5% of salary).


    * Engender a culture of continuous improvement, innovation and excellence within the residential team and across the business
    * Lead by example by offering expert advice and support to clients, peers and customers alike
    * Ensure consistent high quality delivery of service to internal and external stakeholders in order that client satisfaction is in line with the business objectives and SLA's.
    * Actively seek out cost savings to increase income, whilst achieving customer satisfaction and retention of portfolio.
    * Manage a diverse portfolio of developments and clients. You will feed into new business tenders and to work on mobilisation of new developments into your portfolio.
    * Working with stakeholders to prepare accurate budgets and end of year accounts for the portfolio, carry out analysis on expenditure and ensure value for money is sought at all times. Ensure that relevant legislation is adhered to at all times and be proactive in driving improvements in operational matters.
    * Proactively work with the finance team to ensure credit control matters are dealt with swiftly and support them to reduce overall service charge debtors
    * Maintain robust standards in relation to Health & Safety across all contracts and ensure that you observe and work within the Group's Health and Safety Management System and all relevant good practice guides and legislation
    * Undertake regular contractor / stake holder meetings to ensure contractual arrangements are being delivered to clients effectively and efficiently
    * Ensuring that all contractors are robustly managed with suitable and appropriate arrangements in place to measure and monitor contractor's performance in terms of cost, quality and time
    * Where appropriate lead on recruitment, management, coaching and development of site staff
    * Undertake any other reasonable duties that may be specified from time to time by the Company

    Essential Skills & Experience:

    * AIRPM membership or similar property management related qualification
    * A proven track record of private sector property management with specific experience in the residential sector
    * Knowledge and experience in managing a dispersed portfolio
    * Substantial knowledge of budget setting and year end accounts process
    * In-depth knowledge of the Landlord and Tenant Act/s
    * Demonstrable knowledge of management of large mixed tenure developments alongside experience with working with various client profiles

    Title: Property Manager
    Location: Lower Eashing
    Salary: £42,261 £4k Car bonus (up to 5% of salary).

  • list Maintenance Surveyor
    Up to £42000 per annum Plus Benefits

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    This will be a 12 Month FTC position paying £42,000 with the option to go permanent at the end.

    The Role:

    The primary function of the role is to provide a responsive repair and void surveying service for My Client

    To ensure that all My Clients owned and managed properties are maintained to the highest possible standards and that all statutory and regulatory requirements are met.

    To ensure staff, residents, leaseholders, managing agencies and property owners are provided with a high standard of service.

    Job Purpose:

    • To undertake the management of responsive repairs including taking corrective action where necessary and report regularly to the Contract Manager on progress.
    • To analyse and assess building defects, provide remedial proposals and prepare specifications for remedial repairs.
    • To ensure that specifications are up to date and meet current legislative standards.
    • To obtain where necessary quotations and estimates, in accordance with our procurement procedures.
    • To maintain communication and consultation to the highest possible standards of customer care with all stakeholders.
    • To ensure work is carried out within the budgets and value for money is achieved, by monitoring and reporting on performance.
    • To continuously identify ways of delivering the service in a more efficient and effective way.
    • To suggest improvements to procedure, processes and quality control.
    • To provide advice to other staff, both technical and non-technical, on construction and building related matters. This is to include desktop reviews of drawings and specifications for new developments to advise the Soft Landings team members of issues to be resolved.
    • Monitor the performance of contractors and consultants and provide reports to the Contract Manager or Head of Service.
    • Carry out post inspection/quality control checks on works and pursue any necessary redress to achieve satisfactory completion.
    • Carry out H&S spot checks and monitor contractors and ensure contractors are working safely and complying with all relevant Health & Safety risk assessments and method statements.
    • To manage complaints through the complaints process, receiving, taking ownership and providing written responses as required.
    • Undertake the role of lead officer for responsive repair and void works and follow my clients contract management framework.
    • To monitor and keep accurate records of progress on site, including a record of any variations, snagging and health and safety records. Accurately update Orchard and APEX on the progress of all jobs. Accurately record and acknowledge all customer contacts, complaint details, actions and learning points on CRM/CD.
    • Promote and encourage customers to verify and self-serve on our customer portal and mobile app.
    • Embrace and promote my clients culture, values and behaviours, helping to create an environment which is supportive, and a place where it's enjoyable to work.
    • To carry out any tasks deemed appropriate or required by the Contract Manager or Head of Service with the team, to create greater resilience across service charge setting activities.
    • Be available for OOH cover, when necessary, as per the agreed rota for Contract Services

    Title: Maintenance Surveyor

    Salary: £42,000 (12 Month FTC)

    Location: Battle, covering a patch of east Sussex

  • list Contracts Manager (Capital Works)
    £59000.00 - £61000 per annum Benefits

    A great new opportunity has arisen for a Contract Manager (Capital Works) to join a main social housing contractor on a permanent basis based in Essex. This would be a permanent role paying between £59,000 - £61,000 Benefits.

    Job Purpose:
    To lead and manage, direct, and plan all works to be carried out by the resources under the post holders' control, in particular regard to the level of service, quality, quantity, cost control and meeting contractual requirements.
    To be responsible for the overall direction and financial control of the business/work areas, to ensure that the required level of profitability is generated on an annual basis.

    * To have full managerial responsibility for the allocated work areas, involving the supervision of all contractors.
    * To ensure that all work is programmed and completed within contractually defined timescales.
    * To develop and implement Quality Management Procedures to produce quality standards.
    * To ensure that the invoicing of all completed works, is undertaken within strict timescales, and that income is maximised.
    * To work closely with the client and client representatives, to ensure that high quality service delivery is provided.
    To effectively monitor operational and financial information as defined in the business plan and take corrective action where necessary.
    * To ensure that good industrial relations are maintained, and safety is managed in accordance with the legislative requirements and good working practices.
    * To plan and programme the workload to ensure correct job progression. Ensure that all materials and information are available to the cost centre teams when required, including pre-ordering of materials and plant equipment as appropriate.
    * To carry out on-site inspections, undertake investigations, enquiries, prepare reports and offer solutions and areas for improvement.

    Title: Contracts Manager (Capital Delivery)
    Salary: £59,000 - £61,000 Benefits
    Location: Essex