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Building Surveyor

Networx Recruitment
£43,314 pa
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

Building Surveyor 

Salary: £43,314 pa 

Location: Manchester  

Permanent, Full time, 35 hours per week  

Closing date: 7th March 2024 


Support our communities. See the difference you can make in our city.    


At One Manchester we are on an incredible journey to shape our future. The Homes team have recently gone through a restructure, as we have refocused our energy and changed our processes so we can better support our customers and do what matters to them most. As a result, we have a Building Surveyor role which has become available.    


We are passionate about improving lives and helping neighbourhoods thrive. Every day we provide homes, invest in our communities, help communities to further their learning, manage their money, launch successful businesses and improve their employability.  


You will be responsible for undertaking and managing a wide range of surveying activities to support the One Manchester Homes Directorate. Ensuring that surveys, defects and follow up works are managed appropriately across a range of services which include, repairs, empty homes, planned maintenance, fire damage, adaptations and alterations.    


We are looking for someone who can develop relationship with planned and reactive maintenance teams to ensure a coordinated approach across repairs and maintenance, empty homes, asset management, investment and mechanical and electrical.  


What we are looking for:  

  • Qualification/professional qualification to HNC level or above &/or relevant experience in building surveying.  

  • Extensive experience of operating within a surveying team  

  • Management of stakeholders  

  • Up to date knowledge of appropriate legislation  

  • Able to assess risk associated with asset decisions  


We own and manage over 12,000 homes in central, south and east Manchester. We have one purpose: to provide good quality homes, great services, and real opportunities for our customers and communities. Our role as a trusted Registered Provider of Social Housing goes well beyond putting people in safe and secure homes. That’s not to say it’s not one our key priorities, it’s simply one of the many things we do to help our customers live happy and fulfilled lives. We put people at the heart of everything we do. We’re constantly evolving as a business to ensure we’re supporting our customers and communities. We focus on improving our communities by offering a range of services, including employment opportunities, building new developments, and ensuring our customers have safe homes to live in.    


We are transitioning to a culture where agile working will be a feature of many of our roles. We also try to support and promote a culture of flexible working where possible and practical. If you are interested in a role but require flexibility or part time hours please give us a call and we can let you know if this can be considered for a particular role.  


One Manchester strives for equality, diversity and inclusion in all that we do.  We positively encourage applications for employment from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.      


In accordance with the aims of our Equality and Diversity strategy and organisational commitment to address the employment of underrepresented groups, One Manchester is operating 'the Rooney Rule'. This means that we aim to interview at least one ethnically diverse candidate for all roles. We will also interview at least one female candidate for all our roles within our trades and facilities teams where we experience an under representation. 

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