Regional Property Surveyor

Newcastle upon Tyne Permanent £40,000 - £47,500 per year
  • Regional Property Surveyor: Range of building surveying, maintenance & projects
  • Hybrid Home Based any location with travel to sites North England & Scotland

About Our Client

Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd is the trading arm of The Salvation Army in the UK, established to help fund vital work with vulnerable people in the UK. Today we raise money and encourage reuse and recycling through over 240 charity shops and donation centres, and a nationwide network of around 8,000 clothing banks.We are at the forefront of textile reuse and recycling, and we work closely with our key partners, including some of the biggest retail and online brands. Our work extends to different markets through other divisions, supporting our parent church and charity and music interests in the UK and internationally. With the support of the British public, we have raised over £80 million over the past 10 years to help the work of The Salvation Army.Our core purpose is 'enabling mission and providing resource to help the work of The Salvation Army' which we do following our values: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Equality.

Job Description

  • You will carry our regular property inspections to ensure a fit for purpose property portfolio
  • You will ensure that all new projects are delivered on time and within budget, occupation costs are minimised, and retail shops and other locations are fit for purpose and comply with company, operational and legal requirements within allocated budgets.
  • Arrange for reactive and planned maintenance works across a diverse estate.
  • Manage the property maintenance budgets whilst ensuring a safe working environment
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual property and facilities budget.
  • Inspect and diagnose building defects; design and arrange for repairs to be carried out
  • Manage projects, prepare drawings and specifications, obtain Statutory Approvals and competitive tenders, place orders and administer works through to completion.
  • Ensure that all property information and records are maintained accurately and up to date
  • Manage contractors and supplier contracts by holding regular reviews and ensure benchmarking/ tendering as appropriate. Define and monitor SLA's and KPI's and prepare reports to the business. Undertake contractor audits and ensure appropriate records are kept.
  • Support the Building Services Manager in implementing, developing and utilising a new CAFM system as appropriate.
  • Undertake condition and measured surveys.
  • Carry out pre acquisition inspections and prepare reports.
  • Carry out schedules of condition and deal with schedules of dilapidation
  • Prepare regular reports, briefing papers, presentations and progress updates
  • Act as key point of contact for operational colleagues, and deal with emergencies across the portfolio on a rota basis.

The Successful Applicant

  • The successful candidate will have strong building surveying and project management skills. You will have strong interpersonal skills and be highly organised.
  • A focus on partnership and collaborative working is important, as is a 'can-do' attitude.
  • Good problem solving skills, resilience and tenacity. MRICS or MCIOB is desirable but not essential. Support may be provided to work towards this.
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, good IT skills, and an understanding of charity retail or a related sector would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Construction Design & Management Regulations, current Building Regulations, Planning Law, Health & Safety and Regulatory Compliance relating to Property and Facilities would be ideal.
  • As this role is based from home with significant travel, experience of working in a similar multi-site / multiple project environment and strong self-motivation ability would be beneficial.

What's on Offer

The salary offered for this role is in the region of £40,000 - £47,500.

Experience level and MRICS/MCIOB status will be considered.

You could be home and hybrid based anywhere in the North with travel to sites Manchester up to Scotland. There is a car or car allowance on top of salary offered as part of the package.

Hybrid working - Home base with regular travel.

Support Centre is in Wellingborough, with colleagues in the Property Services team based around the UK.

Fantastic pension scheme and starting holiday entitlement of 26 days plus bank holidays

Other benefits including virtual GP, additional holiday purchase scheme, additional long service holidays, Annual Conference, dedicated wellbeing support and buddy system to support you.

Michael Page are exclusively managing this recruitment campaign. Please get in touch with Steph McKay at Michael Page on 0113 243 7734 for a confidential discussion if you would like more information about the role and to express your interest.

Steph Mckay
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Phone number
+44 113 243 7734

Job summary

Job function
Property / Building Surveyor
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract type
Consultant name
Steph Mckay
Consultant phone
+44 113 243 7734
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