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  • Advert Title Building Surveyor/Project Manager
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    We are looking for an experienced Building Surveyor to act as a representative of a key client and oversee the initial phase of the 25-year major works programme.

    The  client are the freeholders of a vibrant residential community of over 500 residential buildings, the majority of which are housed in a Grade II listed former factory and office buildings, and all the facilities serving the Estate (including a leisure centre, offices, a convenience store and an estate agent). The development is located close to Stratford and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, now East London's primary retail, cultural and leisure centre after experiencing a construction boom following the 2012 Olympic Games

    Rendall & Rittner are the appointed managing agents for this development and we are responsible for the day-to-day management of the estate and the provision of services to residents as well as the collection of service charges

    As the Project Manager/ Building Surveyor, your key duties will include:

    • Working together with the Rendall & Rittner, client and the team of independent experts to set, manage and update budgets and subsequently agree the level of Reserve Charge contributions required to deliver the major works programme
    • Working with commercial property experts to facilitate negotiations of rent reviews and lease renewals for the client’s commercial tenants
    • Ensuring compliance with leases in relation to the freeholder's repair and maintenance obligations
    • Working with the managing agent to prepare annual service charge budgets and accounts (Annual budget more than £2m)
    • Processing applications from leaseholders for permission for any alterations to their properties
    • Own short, mid and long-term major works plans on behalf of the client, working with the appointed team of independent experts
    • Ensure high quality delivery of major work
    • Oversee best practice health and safety processes for major works
    • Be responsible for drafting and publishing clear and concise communications to leaseholders and residents about each stage of the programme
    • Keep accurate records and thorough documentation throughout all phases of the major works programme
    • Validate the procurement approach for major works by checking that quality and costs are competitive and rigorously managed

    Key skills and Experience

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent IT and numeracy skills
    • MRICS or FRICS Chartered Building Surveyor or similar qualification
    • Strong knowledge and experience of managing major works
    • Strong communication and relationship management skills
    • An ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders and resolve conflict effectively
    • Excellent report writing skill
    • Attending, participating in and chairing meetings
    • Strong knowledge of service charge budget formulation, accounts and other key financial issues

    This post will be a fixed term contract until December 2021
    Working Hours: Monday – Friday, 08:00 -17:00
    Salary: Competitive (plus benefits)

  • Latest Application Date 18-Sep-2019
  • Location Bow Quarter
  • Reference OS-3372
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