Senior Building Surveyor

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Job Title: Senior Building Surveyor

Location: Bolton

Salary: £42,540 - £46,740 per year - Grade 6.

Job type: Full-time, Permanent. (36 hours per week)

Closing Date: 14th April 2024

Who are we?

We are a charitable community benefit society that works to make people's lives better by providing quality housing, giving people opportunities to prosper, and helping customers to maximise their income. To achieve this, we work in partnership with a variety of local charities, social enterprises, and other agencies.

We own, manage, and maintain more than 18,000 homes across the borough. We invest to improve the quality of our properties for tenants and are building new homes to give as many people as we can the opportunity to live in a quality, affordable home.

Our work goes far beyond bricks and mortar. We tackle poverty with debt and money advice. We provide food and clothes initiatives and help people keep warm for less. We support tenants and residents into training and employment, and deal with antisocial behaviour.

Also, we provide direct financial support to voluntary, community and social enterprise partners within Bolton. We provide housing and personal support to people who are vulnerable, at risk of homelessness, and survivors of domestic abuse and violence. We run community projects to develop people's skills, health, and confidence. And our staff make a difference in the neighbourhoods we serve by volunteering and donating to charitable causes.

What is the role?

The Senior Building Surveyor is responsible for managing Bolton at Home's Team of Building Surveyors to ensure our homes and buildings assets remain compliant with health and safety requirements.

The role is especially important in effective Contract Management related to building works.


The effective management of complex or large Contracts for programmes of buildings works to agreed deadlines.

Ensuring that Contracts deliver value for money, improved satisfaction to customers as well as buildings health & safety compliance.

Effective, clear auditable Contract Management systems (including risk management) which adhere to quality standards.

What are we looking for?

Bolton at Home requires a suitably experienced Senior Building Surveyor to 'play their part' in delivering significant capital investment programmes to our homes, typical programmes including.

External Refurbishment Schemes

Carbon Reduction Programmes

Kitchen and Bathroom

Structural Improvement schemes

The ideal candidate would have:

A professional approach to work, remaining up to date with knowledge of relevant legislation, building regulations, CDM regulations, planning and health & safety.

Ability to manage, engage and motivate a Team to deliver successful outcomes.

Extensive experience of managing large and complex contracts with substantial budgets.

Skills to develop effective and auditable contract managing systems.

Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to manage multiple contracts and work with others to overcome complex technical problems.

If you can deliver and make a difference, we want you!

What you will need:

You will have degree in Building Construction, or an HNC / HND in building construction alongside experience of successfully delivering programmes of work.

You will hold a full UK driving license and have daily access to a vehicle you can use for work purposes.

Previous experience in delivering capital investment and planned works is essential.

An understanding of procurement process and contracts.

Strong supervisory skills, including the ability to lead a team and provide guidance.

Technical qualifications - HNC, RICS or CIOB.

What we can offer:

Competitive salary

Flexible Working

Generous Annual Leave entitlements - 28 days of annual leave to enjoy some well-deserved time off, rising with service

Annual incremental pay increases

Employee Assistance Programme

Gym Discounts

Free Eye Tests

Hybrid working model, allowing for a flexible work-life balance.

Pension contribution matching

Please click on the APPLY button to be re-directed to our Careers page to complete your application.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Architectural Surveyor, Property Inspector, Building Engineer, Property Surveyor, Property Inspection Clerk, Building Inspection Clerk, Building Control Team Leader, Building Services Manager, Surveyor Team Leader, Senior Technical Manager, Technical Team Leader, Building Inspector, Building Control Officer, Construction Surveyor, Construction Project Manager may also be considered for this role.

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