My Client, a West London Local Authority is seeking a Property Surveyor for a 6 month contract You will participate as a member of the Property team to undertake a wide range of Building Surveying Services, Specification writing Enforcement Inspections, Repairs Diagnostics and related Project Management duties. Proactively engaging with customers, leaseholders, tenants and all related Council Officers such as Housing Management, Legal Services, Leasehold Services, Social Services (Adults & Childrens Services) and the HomeBuy Team in the delivery of the Repairs Service. You will contribute to the commercial viability of the Property Team ensuring business/financial targets are met and fees/charges monitored and recovered. Essential Qualifications for this position: Degree or Surveying qualification Extensive demonstrate relevant experience gained in a social housing context. A current Enhanced DBS is required for this role Desirable: Evidence of continued professional development. Chartered Status & member of RICS, RIBA, CIOB or equivalent Experience in the preparation of party wall awards Knowledge, Experience & Skills: Experience in undertaking building surveying, including undertaking inspections, diagnosing defects, identifying breaches in lease and building standards, specifying remedial works. Experience in working with and leading a wide range of stakeholders within a PublicSector Context. Excellent customer care skills with an ability to translate complex information making it easily understood Experience of Project Management of complex remedial works. Experience of building surveying methods, procedures and processes Commercial awareness and experience in supporting a fee earning business Knowledge of Party Wall legislation and experience of preparing party wall notices Knowledge & experience of Building Regulations Knowledge & experience of CDM regulations and their application in managing works Knowledge of Right to Buy principles and methods for undertaking Right to Buy surveys. General understanding of tenancy terms and leasehold conditions relating to building fabric. Experience and evidence of collaborative working and partnering Ability to use a wide range of IT packages Excel, Word Good communication skills both verbally and in written. Ability to promote positive relationships and effective team work. Ability to express a flexible, agile and responsive approach to case work management and enquiries, monitoring communication and emails daily. Ability to attend meetings outside of normal working hours including evenings and weekends. Excellent customer care skills with an ability to translate complex information making it easily understood Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing with customers, senior managers, Members of the Council and a wide range of stakeholders Keep concise and accurate case records and plan and organise workload efficiently and effectively. Specific Responsibilities Determination of landlords licence applications for alterations Determination of remedies in the event of breaches of lease and/or tenancy obligations Party wall matters Rights to light Scaffold licences upon Council land Site inspections Repairs Diagnostics managing Disrepair cases too, Specification writing and tendering of works in compliance with the Councils Standing Orders and financial Regulations Provide professional and technical advice and reports on all matters within the functionality of the service, including undertaking the role of professional or expert witness at hearings, adjudications and legal proceedings etc. Oversee the project management and preparation of design requirements, specifications, and the preparation of building related drawings to satisfy all regulations, standards and codes of practice, for the purpose of repair and refurbishment to council owned buildings. Carry out Project Management duties and ensure responsibilities in respect of the CD Regulations 2015 are fully met ensuring that partners are competent to carry out their responsibilities under the CDM legislation Oversee the preparation of specifications for adhoc Capital Projects and remedial works. Consult with customers about remedial works and ensure that the contractors resident liaison function meets diverse customers needs in the preparation and delivery of works. Maintain and update relevant Quality Assurance systems/procedures/processes. Act as Contract Administrator for small programme of remedial works contracts to ensure effective contractual and technical monitoring of contractors performance. Contribute to the development of policy, practice, procedures and service planning for Asset Management and Property Services and participate in projects, working groups, service developments, audits and reviews as directed. Maintain own up to date knowledge of legislation, advances in technology and best practice relating to the functionality of this post and ensure that it is translated into action. Build and maintain effective and productive working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders. Monitor and report on performance to ensure that services meet performance, contractual compliance, quality and budgetary targets. Responsible for financial performance of allocated projects of remedial works ensuring that projects are delivered on time and in budget. Agree final accounts and applications for payments with contractors, liaising with quantity surveying services as required Authorise and process requests for cost variations and invoices and ensure that all orders and Invoices are processed in line with the Councils Standing Orders and Financial Regulations so that all expenditure is committed, tracked and monitored against target, actual and forecasted budgets. Please only apply to this position if you have the extensive skills & experience required. Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.