Senior Building Surveyor

£48,100 per annum
19 Aug 2019
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Orbit is a fantastic business and one that's really going places.

Our 42,000 homes are our biggest asset. So we're investing heavily in them and in the people who help us maintain and enhance them.

The Senior Building Surveyor (Building Pathologist Lead) within our strategic asset management team will drive performance and compliance across our property portfolio with a particular focus on hard to treat and energy inefficient properties.

You will be a subject matter expert on residential buildings, their design and performance and act as a case-holder to improve the overall performance of the portfolio in relation to the condition and energy efficiency of the housing portfolio.

You will take a forensic approach to provide insight on our buildings and recommend the most effective ways of improving their performance and provide solutions to issues as well as acting as a point of escalation for other members of the team. You will also review legislation and understand its impact on our policies.

About you
You'll already be a Building Surveyor with the ability to manage a large property portfolio and diverse mix of property build types and ages.

We're looking for a high performing, self-starter who will help us achieve our ambitious energy performance targets and stock condition improvements and adopt a strategic and analytical view of future programmes.

You'll have a related property degree or relevant professional qualification with knowledge of environment and property legislation.

Why apply?
We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and our employee's tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including private medical insurance, discounted dental insurance and gym membership, 27 days holiday entitlement and pension scheme.

About us

We are one of the UK's leading housing groups providing high quality, good value homes to over 100,000 customers across the Midlands, the East and South East. We are a developing housing association that owns and manages 42,000 homes and builds 2,000 new homes every year.

Our customers are at the centre of everything we do. We provide all sorts of homes for all sorts of people and our innovative approach empowers every one of them to grow and flourish.

We are commercially driven. The more profit we make, the more we invest into the communities that we work for, improving services and playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.

We empower our employees and enable people from every background to achieve their career ambitions by giving them the support, benefits, training and environment they need to thrive at work and in life.

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need.

Application deadline: 18 August 2019

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