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Job Reference: RQ685402

Building Surveyor

  • NewhamGreater London
  • £280.29 - £354.43 per day
  • Temporary / Full Time


Seven Respurcing is looking for an experienced Building Surveyor for Newham Council. This is a temporary contract initially with a view to extend. 

The role:

To manage a programme of housing improvement & disrepair projects, of up to around £2 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 meet Newham Council’s objectives, in a challenging environment of continual change.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To deputise as required in the absence of the Disrepair & Special Projects Manager as required
  • To lead the project teams ensuring all members surpass their role and obligations as set out in any SLA or contractual agreement
  • To ensure the project team adopts and undertakes the RIBA Planned Work approach when consulting  with residents and other stakeholders throughout the life of the project from the development of initial feasibilities and final proposals, through the design stage and the execution of work, to final feedback and assessment of satisfaction with the project outcome
  • To interface and manage the relationship between residents, the contractor and the consultant to ensure all team members and other stakeholders engage with residents as necessary so the project teams meet Newham Council’s objective of maximising consultation and reducing complaints

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree-level qualification in building or relevant construction-based professional qualification and demonstrable experience of capital works in a social housing environment
  • Experience: 2+ years working in a similar role.

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