Planned Works Surveyor / Project Manager

Posted 21 January 2022
Salary£280 - 300 per day + negotiable DOE
LocationHavering
Job type Contract
DisciplineSurveying, Technical & Engineering
ReferenceSurvey/PM
Contact NameChris Wilkinson

Job description

Spencer Clarke Group are working alongside a local authority based in Havering to appoint a talented Planned Works Surveyor / Project Manager on a contract basis.

As a Planned Works Surveyor / Project Manager  , you’ll  provide an effective & responsive service to Havering residents relating to refurbishment, reinvestment and new build schemes including appointment of consultants, project management, contract administration, contractor, consultant and works supervision and health and safety to determine the best options and resources available on a case by case basis. To be responsible for the monitoring and management of performance within the area of responsibility, ensuring that internal and external standards are met and improved upon with the aim of achieving high resident satisfaction. To carry and manage an individual case load or projects and to work as part of the multidisciplinary team to successfully deliver the HRA Planned Works programme.

About the role:

  • Significant track-record of operating in a technical, property services environment, specifically in relation to construction, refurbishment, investment and renovation gained at project manager level within a local authority, housing association, government body, private developer or agency or similar. Experience of effective multi-disciplinary working. Experience of working effectively within a complex political environment as well as evidence of delivering and monitoring clear standards of performance and service delivery outcomes. Experience of working on defined operational projects, working to tight deadlines and objectives with minimum supervision
  • Possess an excellent working knowledge of all elements of Building, Contracts and Housing Legislation and Practice in particular around statutory and regulatory compliance. Ability to maintain a thorough and up to date knowledge of relevant policy and strategy areas, including, but not exclusively:

a. Havering’s housing strategy and related sub strategies.

b. Havering’s social housing allocations policy.

c. Codes of guidance from central government.

  • To be a confident, engaging communicator, able to positively handle contact with clients from a range of backgrounds and with complex needs.
  • Have the ability to build and maintain a good understanding of wider council and department objectives, services and initiatives and an understanding of how these interface with delivery of housing services.
  • The ability to handle conflict, or potential conflict situations with clients who may be distressed, dissatisfied or potentially aggressive/ violent.
  • The ability to build & maintain a thorough working knowledge in using data and project management systems to ensure data quality and effective sharing of work. Proven ability to work with several software applications in conjunction, and proficiency in Microsoft and database use.
  • Ability to handle and respond to customer complaints clearly and comprehensively in keeping with the council’s service standards

About you:

  • Possess an excellent working knowledge of all elements of Building, Contracts and Housing Legislation and Practice in particular around statutory and regulatory compliance.
  • Ability to maintain a thorough and up to date knowledge of relevant policy and strategy areas, including, but not exclusively:

a. Havering’s housing strategy and related sub strategies.

b. Havering’s social housing allocations policy.

c. Codes of guidance from central government. To be a confident, engaging communicator, able to positively handle contact with clients from a range of backgrounds and with complex needs.

  • Have the ability to build and maintain a good understanding of wider council and department objectives, services and initiatives and an understanding of how these interface with delivery of housing services.
  • The ability to handle conflict, or potential conflict situations with clients who may be distressed, dissatisfied or potentially aggressive/ violent. The ability to build & maintain a thorough working knowledge in using data and project management systems to ensure data quality and effective sharing of work.
  • Proven ability to work with several software applications in conjunction, and proficiency in Microsoft and database use. Ability to handle and respond to customer complaints clearly and comprehensively in keeping with the council’s service standards

What’s on offer:

  • On going contract
  • Monday to Friday
  • £280 to £300 per day (negotiable DOE)

If you’ve got what it takes and would love to find out more information or apply, either:

About Spencer Clarke Group 

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge and will also provide expert career

advice along the way. 

When you join us, you will receive;

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Free DBS checks
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals 

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Chris Wilkinson on refer@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk remembering to include your details as well.