We’re one of the largest housing providers in the UK, our 44,000 homes give 90,000 people in London, the South East and the Midlands, somewhere affordable to call their own.
We are looking to recruit a Project Surveyor within our Reinvestment department who will have day to day responsibility for the delivery of the planned, cyclical and major works programme within our London region.
The successful candidate will lead on the delivery of our commercial and domestic boilers replacement programme.
The ideal candidate(s), ideally a member of RICS, CIOB or equivalent experience, will have a previous building surveying, M&E Programmes or construction experience in similar environment.
You will need to demonstrate strong programme planning & delivery, procurement & contract management skills and an ability to effectively manage budgets. You will also need to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of building construction and relevant legislations, defects identification and have the ability to write technical reports.
We’re looking for a professional who is confident in building strong relationships with our residents, colleagues’ contractors, local authorities, consultants and other key stakeholders.
Candidates must hold a full driving license with access to own vehicle.
DBS Safeguarding clearances are also required.
This is a permanent position and will be based at our Croydon Office.
As well as this extremely rewarding job, you will also have 27 days annual leave, an extra day leave to celebrate your birthday, company pension, access to a health care cash plan and continued development and career opportunities throughout your employment with Optivo.
At Optivo our aim is to have a diverse and inclusive workforce where people are respected for who they are. We embrace and celebrate cultural diversity in the workplace and value the strengths it brings us as an organisation. We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect irrespective of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We treat everyone we house, serve, employ and work with fairly and expect and encourage others to do the same.