Area Surveyor

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Job Type - Jobs in Housing

Contract Type - Full Time, Permanent

Location - Role covers Rugby, Milton Keynes Northampton areas. Desk based at Coventry Foyer.

Salary - 33,746 per annum

Hours - 35 hours per week

Midland Heart is recruiting an Area Surveyor to be a single point of contact for all internal and external contractors in respect to repairs, void management, stock condition, quality and value for money across of our stock of 33,000 homes, as well as accommodation provided under our retirement / supported living schemes.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsive Repairs Delivery - Providing technical support to customers, staff and operatives to deliver an effective end to end repair service which is clean and efficient.
  • Voids / Empty Property Management - Project managing repairs to void properties to achieve the void standard including Decent Homes in line with the end to end void management process of Midland Heart.
  • Financial Control - Ensuring completed work is priced and approved within agreed, tight timescales and that all work is priced in strict accordance with the contractual price model.
  • Project Management - Delivering projects throughout our property portfolio that are consistently high in quality, programme, budget and quality control.

Please note this role covers the Rugby, Milton Keynes Northampton areas. Although your desk will be based in Coventry, flexible working arrangements can be implemented for candidates living in the areas covered. A full driving license and use of a car for business purposes are essential.

Our mission? To be a leading housing organisation, delivering homes and services across the Midlands that enable people to live independently. We achieve this through hiring the best people who share our vision and values.  

Our ideal candidate will be qualified to HND/Degree level or equivalent in a related discipline, as well as Health and Safety/CDM qualified or equivalent. We are looking for proven experience in developing effective solutions to resolve construction related defects and customer issues, alongside evidence of monitoring and controlling construction works including defect and repairs final inspections. As this role will be in regular contact with customers, contractors and colleagues across Midland Heart’s Operation Directorate, excellent communication skills are a must.   

What do you get in return? Midland Heart is passionate about providing you with a great place to work alongside our CIPD award winning reward initiative. We invest in our employees by providing learning and development opportunities, alongside a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement. We value diversity; whoever you are, you will be valued and respected in your role.

For more information, please view the attached Role Profile and Behaviour Standards framework. To apply, please register on our candidate portal and submit a comprehensive CV alongside a cover letter of no more than 2 pages, clearly explaining how you meet the requirements of this role and which demonstrates your career achievements.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 9am on 30th April 2018.

Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not accept speculative CVs and should one be submitted, we will assume the candidate is our own.