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Project Surveyor

Sittingbourne, Kent
£47,180 pa + benefits
Closing date
15 Nov 2021

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Homes and Asset Management, Maintenance / Repair, Procurement, Project management, Surveying
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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We are looking to recruit a Project Surveyor who specialises in Disrepair and Special Projects to join our excellent Property Services Team in Kent. You’ll ensure the provision of an efficient asset management service for a specified area to Optivo owned and managed homes.

Optivo is one of the largest housing providers in the UK and is also a member of the G15 group of London’s biggest housing associations. Currently, we’ve over 45,000 homes across London, the South East and the Midlands, giving 90,000 people somewhere affordable to call their own. And, we’re still growing! Indeed, with a target of 1,500 homes in development each year, there’s never been a better time to join us.

What you’ll need
Ideally with membership of RICS or CIOB, you will have building surveying or construction experience in a similar environment. It is essential that you have a compelling track record of project managing and delivering major works and service contracts.

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 legislation, defects identification and have the ability to write technical reports and schedules of works.

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 licence with access to own vehicle. DBS safeguarding clearances are also required.

Closing date: Monday 15th November 2021.

The Company has experienced unprecedented growth over the past few years. We have a vast number of employees, and provide support to clients from all over the country.

What's in it for you

  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Eyecare & dental
  • Birthday leave
  • Retailers discounts
  • Cycle to work
  • Buy & sell annual leave
  • Season ticket loan
  • In-house academy & career development
  • Flexible working

Inclusion and Diversity
At Optivo we work hard to create a diverse and inclusive culture and environment where people are respected for who they are. Encouraging inclusion is not just about protected characteristics, it’s about celebrating differences of thought, opinion, experience and perspective of each individual. We’re all different in our own way and we want our colleagues to feel comfortable, that they belong, and are safe to be themselves at work, without fear of being judged or excluded, but valued for their contribution to our One Team approach.

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