Senior Building Surveyor (Projects)
Post No: 10521
Salary: Starting from £52,189 to £57,180 p.a.
Hours: 37 per week
Place of work: Town Hall, Worthing
Closing date: 11th June 2023
Adur & Worthing Councils are seeking a driven and experienced Senior Building Surveyor to manage our Capital Projects team. You will contribute to ensuring that, in accordance with the Councils new corporate strategy ‘Our Plan’, the Councils assets are fit for purpose for our staff, communities, residents and visitors alike; and that we achieve our net zero carbon target by 2030.
The in-house surveying team has responsibility for maintaining our extensive and diverse portfolio of both operational and non-operational premises. The portfolio consists of office buildings, leisure facilities, car parks, commercial premises, bereavement services buildings, social housing properties etc.
Your main function will be to support and manage a small team (currently 5 Nr) of building surveyors with the delivery of a wide range of projects from RIBA stages 0-7 in order to meet the requirements of our capital investment programme. This will include delivering projects personally and managing the use of external multi-disciplinary consultants as required. You will need excellent organisational, time management, communication and people management skills to ensure the capital team continues to deliver a high standard of service to our internal client base.
In addition, duties will include providing professional services and advice including, dilapidations; condition and building surveys; feasibility studies etc.
In return we offer a competitive salary and generous employer’s contribution under the Local Government Pension Scheme (LPGS) providing overall a very competitive package. Additional benefits include flexible working hours, hybrid working and a generous leave entitlement.
If this role sounds of interest and you would like any further information, please contact Kevin Smith MRICS, Principal Building Surveyor, (01903 221372) for an informal chat. We look forward to hearing from you.
Staff are our most important asset and we therefore have a benefit package which reflects our continuing commitment to our employees. This includes:
- Generous leave entitlement; a minimum of 25 days + Bank Holiday entitlement
- Local Government Pension
- Training & development
- Occupational Health
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- Flexible working options
We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. Staff work in a supportive and safe environment, recognising their responsibility to value and respect each other’s contributions. Standards of conduct must be of the highest level to ensure that no-one is harassed, bullied or victimised. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, staff engagement forums and are keen to hear from applicants from a variety of different backgrounds.
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required.
As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.