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Building Surveyor

Up to £380 per day Umbrella

Managing Consultant – Asset Management, Property Services & Compliance

Paolo Moraldo

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

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list Voids Project Manager

Up to £300.00 per day Inside IR35

MMP Consultancy are seeking a Voids Project Manager on an interim contract, for a leading Local Authority in London. £300 per day (Inside ir35)

About the role

Title: Void Project Manager
Rate: £300 per day (Inside IR35)
Client: Local Authority
Location: North London
Contract: 3 months rolling

Key Duties:

- Delivery of void process, from inception to completion.
- Provide relevant and detailed reports / assessments on the property condition, cost and delivery.
- Liaise with internal and external contract teams / contractors.
- Liaise internally regarding best practice for fire safety and health and safety.
- Delivery of high quality data which can be used to prioritise workloads and report on progress and potential problems.

Qualifications - Preferred

* Building Studies / Construction

list Project Manager

Up to £340.00 per day Inside IR35

MMP Consultancy are currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to work an interim contract with a public sector housing organisation in Hertfordshire. £340 per day (Inside IR35).

Key Duties

* Ensure that all relevant goals in the project are met, be responsible for the successful procurement, planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure of a project or projects.
* Work closely with all partners and stakeholders such as Architects, Engineers, Surveyors, Service Providers / Contractors and Residents, and line managing the Clerk of Works allocated to this post.

Job Description

* Strong Project management experience
* Contract knowledge in particular TPC
* Building construction and refurbishment knowledge
* Good communicator
* Staff management

Role Details

Rate: £340 per day (Inside IR35)
Location: Hertfordshire
Expenses: Business related parking and mileage is paid.
Contract: Interim Contract

list Disrepair Surveyor

Up to £44.52 per hour Umbrella

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

This will be an interim position paying £44.52 P/H Umbrella on a 3-6 Month contract.

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.
  • Manage disrepair cases within the organisation in their entirety to ensure a seamless delivery of service.
  • Undertake feasibility reports for Disrepair claims, recognising what liabilities are under the council and what are under the tenant.
  • Create specifications of work to rectify any defects or repairs.
  • Managing works from specification through to post inspection
  • Organised and proactive
  • Able to manage their own calendar and caseload.

Title: Disrepair Surveyor

Salary: £44.52 P/H Umbrella

Location: East Devon

list Surveying Project Manager

Up to £44625 per annum Plus Benefits

MMP Consultancy currently has an opportunity for a Surveying Project Manager to join a housing association based out of Bristol.

This will be a permanent position paying £44,625 P/A Plus Benefits

The Role:

  • The role involves surveying customer homes and communal spaces. You will be working alongside our residents and leaseholders taking ownership of ensuring that repairs are managed end to end and to manage issues and complaints that arise before, during or after works.

  • You will be responsible for your own portfolio of projects, managing the day-to-day scoping of works, offering technical support. Ensuring delivery teams and contractors carry out the correct repairs works on time, to budget and in line with our standards.

Job Purpose:

  • Ownership of complex projects from inception to completion, ensuring that repairs are project managed to meet deadlines and within budget*.
  • Surveying and Identifying building defects through, conducting building pathology testing*.
  • Initial triage of damp and mould cases to assess the need for site inspection*.
  • Detailed report and specification writing, for example to support section 20 notices and damp and mould /disrepair claims*.
  • Procurement, tendering, organisation, and management of individual projects. For example, Insurance claims, fire damage, DFG's, Structural Movement and demolition work.
  • Mutual Exchange condition reports.
  • External Stake Holder engagement, for example with Local Authorities*.
  • Project Management to include preparation of plans, pre-build meeting construction phase oversight, maintaining value for money and budget control throughout the project.
  • Work with internal departments to supports customers throughout the construction process.
  • To actively contribute to the day-to-day operational delivery of construction work, primarily stand-alone building projects.
  • Providing excellent customer service, building relationships with communities and promoting the organisation.
  • Supporting the repairs and empty homes delivery teams with technical knowledge.
  • Developing and carrying out tenders within procurement guidelines.
  • Working with the Safe Homes teams ensure that all sub-contrators are compliant with the required standards of H&S.
  • To be responsible for creating a culture of excellence and continuous improvement with a focus on right first time.
  • Carry out post work quality inspections on an agreed sample of jobs within agreed timescales.
  • Work closely with other Managers within HRS to ensure the most appropriate resources are deployed to carry out works.
  • Uphold my clients internal control systems including Standing Orders, Financial Regulations and Data Protection as well as all relevant policies and procedures*.

Title: Surveying Project Manager

Salary: £44,625 P/A Plus Benefits

Location: Bristol

list Strategic Asset Manager

£350 - £400 per day Umbrella

MMP Consultancy currently have an opportunity for an Strategic Asset Manager to join a local authority based out of Bristol

This will be an Interim position for 3-4 Months paying £350-£400 P/Day Umbrella

The Role:

Responsible for the asset data collection strategy in terms of

  • Stock condition information
  • Building and structural information
  • CAD drawings

The management of specific major or surveying projects on behalf of the Council, from inception to completion.

To supervise a team responsible for the commissioning and collection of asset data.

Own, develop, plan, monitor and control all aspects of the programme end to end, seeking best practice, ideas and innovation ensuring they are applied and to achieve objectives within defined schedules, costs and performance parameters.

Responsible for the commissioning a procurement strategy for Procurement Services to procure for consultants and building specialists, including developing the specification and contract docs

Managing the contracts for commissioned work, overseeing the work carried out ensuring that the quality and consistency of the works are to a high quality.

Job Purpose:

Achieve project objectives through the application of effective project management methodology by:

  • Defining scope of projects/programmes.
  • Setting up appropriate project structures,
  • Identifying and securing resource requirements, ensuring quality control, reporting progress and accurate completion and recording of project data, administering contracts, preparing and completing stage reviews and lesson learned information, regular communication of progress between all stakeholders, continued effective consultation.

  • Responsible for ensuring the delivery of the programme/project including ensuring we meet all necessary regulatory and legislative requirements.

  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of changes in construction policy, legislation, innovation and best practice on all areas relevant to surveying and construction programmes, including Contract Requirements and Procurement Regulations etc.

  • Develop and deliver the asset data collection strategy to ensure asset data meets the needs of the service

  • Prepare and present reports to Senior Leaders and Elected members on proposals and findings for the data collection strategy

  • Act as budget holder for programmes including: setting profiles, monitoring spend, accurately forecasting out-turns, life cycle costing, VFM, regularly reporting budget & expenditure to Line Manager.

  • Ensure staff and contractor/ consultant performance is maintained to a high standard of delivery & customer/stakeholder satisfaction through the regular monitoring, of both team & individual targets. Identify & effectively manage any day-to-day performance issues.

Title: Strategic Asset Manager

Salary: £350-3400 P/Day Umbrella

Location: Bristol

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 part time position with you working 3 out of 5 days a week varying days Mon-Fri.

The position is paying £300-£320 P/Day Outside of IR35.

  • 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