Regional Building Surveyor

Reference number: 46449

Title: Regional Building Surveyor

Location: Crayford

Salary: £37,941 (Inc London Allowance)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 12 December 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

About the role

Sense has an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Property Team as a Regional Building Surveyor. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. 

Your role will be to manage, within a particular region, Sense’s property portfolio in accordance with Sense’s policy and Estates principles & the principles of good property / estate management; providing advice and guidance on property related matters to the optimum benefit of Sense. 

To contribute to the development and delivery of estates projects within the region.

To contribute to the wider work of the Estates team. 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • To manage the property portfolio within the region
  • Preparation of specifications and drawings for planned maintenance, minor refurbishment, and capital projects.
  • Advising on reactive and compliance maintenance issues.
  • Undertaking pre-acquisition surveys and compliance inspections
  • New Property  Development
  • Health and safety
  • Compliance
  • PPM / Cyclical Renewals / Annual Inspections
  • Budget preparation

Key skills and experience required:

  • Degree in Building Surveying/HND/HNC.
  • Work experience in a Building Surveying role.
  • Good IT skills and preferably AutoCAD.
  • Car driver and willing to travel when required. 
  • Experience of interpreting and applying safety legislation 
  • Proven experience of commercial property management 

For the full job description and person specification please see links below. 

About Sense

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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