Quantity Surveyor Procurement (Major Works and Refurbishment)

Recruiter
Brent Council
Location
Wembley, London
Salary
£46,839 - £49,827 p.a. inc.
Posted
23 Jun 2021
Closes
01 Jul 2021
Seniority
Manager
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Housing Property Services

Brent Council brought back in-house it’s ALMO in 2017. Brent Housing has completed a thorough restructure of our Housing Property Services team. The new structure will deliver important, exciting, innovative and supportive services to our 13,000 residents.

In addition to our routine repairs, housing property maintenance and compliance services, we have an ambitious programme of planned maintenance, major tower block refurbishment and climate change improvement works. We are developing our service operating model to deliver Building Safer Futures, Climate Change improvements, and other services that make a positive impact to the Borough and other residents. 

The service has evolved to focus on delivering the service residents want. We want to ensure people live in well maintained homes and estates and we are pre­pared to put in the required level of investment to achieve this. We know cash alone won’t deliver the changes our residents want to see, we need excellent people who have the right experience, knowledge and attitude to make the service work and that’s where you come in.

Our new build programme has and will continue to provide additional quality homes to be maintained to a high standard.

Our Property Services team is looking for people to take on a number of key posts, to deliver a sector leading customer experience for Brent tenants and leaseholders.

Brent Council is a responsible employer and provides career development opportunities, employment support, competitive pay, and flexible working arrangements. 

The Post

An exciting opportunity to provide quantity surveying services and support for the Council’s Housing major works refurbishment projects.

The projects include major tower block refurbishment, climate change energy efficiency works, planned maintenance, fire safety and mechanical and electrical works.  

The candidate will demonstrate relevant quantity surveying experience and skills in relation to procurement, project management, cost control, valuations, and contractual issues; in major works and planned maintenance.

The Person

The candidate is expected to be an experienced Housing property professional who has excelled in a similar role.

The candidate should possess good contract management and project management skills, work well with others, especially contractors, and have good procurement and technical construction knowledge.  

A focus on working to deadlines, preparing and agreeing documentation, negotiation, and cost management are essential.

The candidate should be degree qualified and / or demonstrate suitable extensive experience.

Closing Date: 01 July 2021 (23:00)

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk.  Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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