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Surveyor (Thamesmead)

Employer: Peabody Group

  • Reference: 494049
  • Published on: Fri 06/01/2017 13:19 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 16/01/2017 13:19 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
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  • Salary: £43,000- £48,000 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Thamesmead

When you join Peabody, you join an extensive and growing business. One with 27,000 homes, 80,000 residents and a 150-year history. As a major housing association we have outstanding challenges for people with talent and motivation. But we also have a strong commitment to the ideals of our philanthropist founder: George Peabody. That means you’ll have every chance to achieve – while making a difference.

Our principles are simple: we believe in helping people and communities to grow, in estates that are springboards – not safety nets. With operations in nearly every London borough and one of the sector’s largest community regeneration programmes, we’re always keen to meet talented people who support our ambitions.

This is a great opportunity to support the regeneration of Thamesmead, the last great regeneration challenge for London, by managing a number of improvement schemes.

Thamesmead is the last great regeneration challenge for London. An area the size of Central London is now ready for transformation. With the arrival of Crossrail from 2018, the growth of London, and Housing Zone status, the opportunity to make your mark is massive.

Peabody's recent acquisition of land, housing and community development organisation is already putting Thamesmead on the map as a place with massive potential for thousands of new homes and jobs. But for one of London's oldest affordable housing providers, it's not just about the numbers. What drives us is to build thriving communities and create a sense of belonging.

You will help to make the regeneration happen with teams from across the Peabody Group. This is a key post within the Asset Management Team where you will be required to manage deliver projects, managing people, resources, activities and information so that projects are delivered on time and within budget and meet Peabody's objectives.

Skills/experience required:

Essential

  • Successful experience of managing refurbishment and repair contracts from inception to final account; experience of conducting structural, condition and measured surveys, party wall and other related professional services

  • Good knowledge of the administration of JCT Contracts, including IFC, Minor Works and Measured Term Contracts and TPC suite

  • A knowledge of relevant Health & Safety requirements; ability to work in accordance with the Construction Design & Management Regulations

  • Ability to devise, communicate, gain acceptance for and implement new ideas and technical solutions to building problems; ability to convey information to others by way of comprehensive drawings, written reports and technical specifications.

Desirable:

  • Full UK Driving Licence

  • Access to a Vehicle

Qualifications required:

Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS) with HND/Degree in Building Construction or other equivalent qualification

Peabody also provides an attractive list of benefits:

Pension Scheme Life Assurance - three times pensionable salary Discounted medical scheme Gym discounts Childcare vouchers Cycle scheme Eye care Season Ticket Loan Referral Scheme.

Peabody is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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