Clarion Housing Group is the country's largest housing association with 125,000 homes nationwide. We're a social landlord, providing affordable homes overwhelmingly for people who can't meet their housing needs on the open market, a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service.
The Repairs & Maintenance Team oversee the delivery of our in-house and external repair service, ensuring providers deliver the service to Clarion's customer standards and operate within the agreed price per property or price per void cost model. The team manages the complex repair programme, ensuring environmental health notices and legal disrepair case are well managed to conclusion, and the business risk are minimised.
We're looking for a Maintenance Surveyor to carry out pre/post-inspection and create reports for responsive repairs, void works and cyclical repairs. You'll be the face of Clarion for our customers, delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction and managing the performance and progress of our Contractors ensuring that quality works are delivered on time, with minimal defects, to a regional budget of £10m, all within relevant statutory regulations and compliance.
We'll look to you to deliver a professional surveying service including overseeing major and complex disrepair works, responsive repairs, voids and aids, and adaptations, carrying out diagnostic inspections, surveys & technical reports and providing accurate technical advice with competent & thorough surveys/post-inspections.
You'll identify and manage insurance claims including property inspections and managing decants, liaising with loss adjusters and the insurance team, and you'll be the technical lead within the Housing team during the handover of any new developments to completion and the end of defects.
Other responsibilities include;
Effective and efficient control budgetary spend of approx. £2m
Review invoices and requests for payment from contractors, challenging and resolving submissions
Deliver and effectively manage legal disrepair claims and Environmental Health Orders and provide detailed reports
Ensure effective liaison with in-house service provider, M&E contractors and external sub-contractor staff to ensure the delivery of a top quartile service
Management and coordination of empty properties to ensure minimal rental loss and maximum return.
You'll hold a Diploma in Surveying, Property and Maintenance Level 3 and be a member of a relevant professional body such as RICS or CIOB. You'll need a good knowledge of the Social Housing Sector and awareness of its regulations and a demonstrable knowledge of building construction, building standards, planning regulations, regulatory standards, health & safety and other legislation relevant to asset management.
You'll need a sound knowledge of construction contracts and experience of responsive repairs, voids works and cyclical repairs requirements within the context of a PPP/PPV contractual relationship.
We're seeking surveyors with experience of financial management and controls within a contractor management and day to day repairs delivery, and knowledge of effective professional surveying service.
If you have excellent communications skills, and are capable of liaising with residents, contractors and other stakeholders, we very much look forward to hearing from you.
In return, we offer a highly competitive salary, a Group Bonus Scheme and other benefits, including a defined contribution pension matched up to 7.5% and generous life assurance.
Closing Date: Wednesday 6th October 2021 at midnight
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Applicants must be able to travel across regions as required.
This post is subject to Basic Criminal Record Check Clearance.
In the event that we receive a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close this advert early.
You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship. You are required to reside in the UK for the duration of your employment.Diversity and Inclusion
We want Clarion to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Clarion an inclusive place to work.