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Repairs and Compliance Surveyor
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1620
  • Published: Fri 25/11/2022, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/12/2022, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £45,000 - £49,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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Repairs and Compliance Surveyor

Starting salary: £45,042
Job Level: Level 4 Zone 2
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date:
Sunday 11th December 2022 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: Friday 16th December 2022
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion 

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

About us
In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study, and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work, so that everyone can access opportunities, and nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

The role
This role is responsible for a wide range of Landlord’s building matters from considering requests from tenants to commissioning works to properties, ensuring that tenants are complying with their lease terms, investigating disrepair issues, recommending remedial work, instructing and liaising with contractors, preparing dilapidations reports, specification of works, ensuring H&S audits and compliance, risk assessments.

This role reports into the Senior Building Surveyor to ensure Camden’s commercial property portfolio is maintained to a high standard and that our buildings are safe, comfortable and serviceable. To manage the regular inspection of planned and reactive maintenance of a portfolio of properties, ensuring that all health, safety and environmental management issues are addressed.

The successful candidate will manage their own portfolio of work to include aspects of Commercial property management (maintenance, repairs, major works, financial, etc) to ensure that all building requirements are met, and business tenant requests are addressed. Regular visits to each building are also required. You will also be required to work with the Senior Building Surveyor and others, to be responsible for repairs/maintenance and capital works with a budget of circa £4.8m up till 2027.

About you
We are looking for someone that has extensive property management experience, knowledge of building maintenance procedures and knowledge of administrative processes and that has a suitable construction-based qualification (i.e. HNC/HND or equivalent) with at least 3 years' specific property management and building maintenance experience.

Relevant knowledge and experience of building defect diagnosis, specifying repairs, and co-ordination and management of works, and delivering services where high level of customer care and satisfaction is necessary along with good knowledge of managing contracts and contractors on site.

A thorough knowledge and understanding of health and safety legislation (Health & Safety at Work Act 1974) and how it relates to commercial property management is essential for this role with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.

Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.