Assistant Commercial Asset Surveyor

£29910 to £31480 per year
17 Apr 2019
02 May 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Assistant Commercial Asset Surveyor


Freeland Drive, Glasgow


£27,819 per annum with an additional policy allowance of £2,086 per annum (rising to £29,283 per annum with an additional policy allowance of £2,196 per annum after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


35 hours per week



Why work for us?

One of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and commercial services, Sanctuary Group employs more than 13,000 people and manages over 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland, including general rented, retirement living, supported housing, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. Sanctuary also provides a range of other services including maintenance, care and telecare, all of which are delivered by our dedicated employees who are completely committed to customer service. 


The role of Assistant Commercial Asset Surveyor sits within the Asset department which is responsible for delivering high quality and cost effective strategies to manage the Group’s property portfolio.  The Assistant Commercial Asset Surveyor will play a fundamental role in advising on reinvestment programmes across the Care portfolio to ensure that the properties retain value and are maintained in accordance with Group requirements.


The role of Assistant Commercial Asset Surveyor will include:

  • Undertaking property inspections, including stock condition surveys and health and safety assessments
  • Supporting the Regional Commercial Asset Surveyor in quality control tasks to ensure the required standard is held throughout work delivery
  • Assisting with the management of contractors by recording and reporting their performance
  • Supporting the internal client, Sanctuary Care, by ensuring maintenance repairs are completed and Care operations are kept informed
  • Adhering to policies and procedures by producing reports and documentation to resolve any issues that occur


Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in a building and surveying environment with project based work
  • Ability to interpret cost data and provide cost information where required
  • Good working knowledge of current practices and legislation
  • Ability to interpret specification data and communicate to colleagues
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise work loads
  • Outstandingly organised with a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy
  • HNC qualification in building and  surveying or similar is desirable
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office applications
  • Travel is a requirement of the role, therefore a full valid driving licence is essential
  • Due to the nature of the role and the travel requirements, access to your own vehicle is required


Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Health & well-being plans
  • Discounted products & services
  • Personal advice and counselling
  • Family-friendly arrangements
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities


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Closing Date: 1 May 2019


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.


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Sanctuary Group is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.