Job Description


Senior Building Surveyor

  • Location:
    Huntingdon (PE29)
  • Salary:
    Up to £36,540 + Benefits
  • Employment Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Closing Date:
    31 October 2021
Reporting Group:
  • Chorus Homes

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We are Chorus Homes, part of the Places for People Group; we are placemakers; our work impacts on the lives of people across the U.K. – providing homes to live in, communities to retire to, spaces to stay active, supported homes for independent living, and student accommodation. Our places work when they work for everyone. 

How do we do all this? By surrounding ourselves with process driven people, detail specific people and ethical people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.

So, we want you to join us and the 12,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped us create places, maintain 209,000 homes, manage £4.5 billion of assets, deliver £87.9m in social value and teach 80,000 children to swim each week 

More about your role

In this role you will be responsible for the project planning of major projects across the company; liaising with contractors and suppliers on a regular basis to negotiate the best work to be done in the best timescale. You will also produce surveys, detailed specifications and be involved with obtaining planning permission and building regulation approvals.

Although this role will be home based (due to Covid) there is an expectation that you will travel around the Cambridgeshire area and East Anglia to visit the different sites across our portfolio as required.

For more information please download our job profile available on our website.

More about you

You will have a relevant degree or equivalent in a similar fields, have proven experience in a similar role liaising with contractors and suppliers preferably with site supervision experience. An understanding of recent Health and Safety regulations and building legislation is essential with memberships of professional bodies beneficial.

The benefits

Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that's why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse and pioneering business. 

Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier; from a pension, generous holiday pay, training, sick pay, and free or discounted gym membership – to a wealth of extra perks including interest-free loans for colleagues, discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 666555.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.

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Huntingdon (PE29)
Brook House, Ouse Walk, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England, PE29 3QW
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