This is a very exciting time to be joining Paradigm Housing Group. With 14,000 properties, a turnover of £115m and a substantial development and sales programme, we are making the most of our many opportunities in a challenging but rewarding environment.
We have a clear and ambitious view of where we are as an organisation and where we need to get to; providing more homes for people who need them by running an efficient and successful business.
We are currently seeking a professional Property Surveyor to join our team in White Hill on a permanent basis. With strong experience in building surveys and repairs, you will provide effective advice and submitting detailed specifications to support on a range of issues that will ensure investment in the property asset portfolio. You will also carry out property asset inspections which will include, diagnosing all building defects, structural, planned work validations, disrepair, MP queries, environmental, energy efficiency, and other ad hoc building projects which might include tendered specifications. You will also have experience of other maintenance surveys including raising damp, large voids. And activities relating to property assets that have become damaged through incidents (emergency) i.e. Fire, flood, collision etc. You will survey and approve large scale home improvements, DFG works and make sure all required information is correct including planning, building control and party wall notices, following through to post inspection and sign off. You will also be required to carry out building surveys to confirm works required for fire recommendations. To be successful in this role you must have an HNC Building Construction or degree in Building Surveying and a professional RICS qualification would be beneficial. Experience in managing large projects from inception to completion including property alterations and or energy efficiency is essential as well as knowledge and understanding of monitoring budgets. Methodical in your approach, you need the ability to stay calm under pressure and apply your strong problem-solving skills effectively. You must have the ability to prepare specifications, plans, schedule of works and also undertake inspections and report against HHSRS. Some experience in the housing field, preferably for a registered social landlord would be beneficial. This post will be based at White Hill, Chesham however you may be required to work at any other premises which the group currently has or may later acquire within 25 miles of this, a full driving licence and vehicle is required.
At Paradigm, we work hard, strive for excellence, in return we offer a great place to work an attractive range of benefits such as Health Cash Plan, Bonus potential, competitive Pension options and 25 days Holiday on starting in addition to 3 days closure at Christmas as well as supporting flexible ways of working. We welcome applications from all sections of the communities we work in.
Shortlisting will be conducted in line with the essential and desirable criteria set out in the person specification.