Diocesan Surveyor | TPP Recruitment

Diocesan Surveyor

  • £65000 - £70000 per annum
  • Westminster, London
  • Permanent

Job Title: Head of parish and Diocesan Surveyor

Salary: £65000 to £75000

Job type: Full time permanent

Location: London

Are you an experienced surveyor looking for a varied and interesting role covering the expansive geographical area of all of London south of the Thames and all of Kent?

The Archdiocese comprises 175 parishes and 169 schools. Reporting to the Head of Diocesan Property, this role is pivotal in overseeing the professional aspects of the diocesan property portfolio, particularly the SE1 site.

In your role as Diocesan Surveyor, you will be responsible for;

  • Ensure parish (and other diocesan) buildings are fit for purpose through planned and emergency maintenance works.
  • Oversee the implementation and follow up of quinquennial surveys.
  • Manage small capital works/expansion projects, ensuring planning permissions are sought and necessary sign-offs are achieved.
  • Support the Head of Diocesan Property with projects relating to parish and other diocesan buildings.
  • Recommend changes to meet current legislative requirements (e.g., disabled access).
  • Keep the Head of Diocesan Property informed of proposed development, disposal, and/or acquisition opportunities.
  • Meet with third parties, such as surveyors, architects, Local Authorities, to facilitate works.

In addition to the above you will also be responsible for SE1 Site Estate Management and your duties will include;

  • Day-to-day management of utilities and security contracts for the SE1 site.
  • Act as the day-to-day liaison for works agreed with Cathedral Architects.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Parish and Diocesan Property for proper scoping, planning, and tendering of capital works.
  • Oversee contractors working on the SE1 site.
  • Liaise with the Facilities Manager on the scheduling and delivery of works.
  • Negotiate and manage cleaning contracts for the site.
  • Plan and implement office moves on the site.
  • Ensure the site meets all health and safety requirements.

The experiences and skills you will bring to this exciting and busy role will include.

  • Prior experience working as a surveyor or equivalent ideally within historical/listed buildings.
  • Health and safety qualified and/or experienced.
  • Understanding of risk management and practical solutions.
  • Experience in asset and estates management, especially in multi-use buildings.
  • Knowledge of energy efficiency and sustainable solutions.
  • Experience in development and building projects.
  • People management experience.
  • Skills in influencing, negotiating, and collaborating with diverse stakeholders.

In your role as Diocesan Surveyor, you will have the opportunity to work on many different exciting projects as the Diocese is going through a period of change, therefore strong leadership, communication and planning skills are pivotal to your success in this role.

Although based in the London (SE1) area you will on occasion need to travel across London and the country, therefore having a full UK drivers' licence is highly advantageous.

Working for this faith-based organisation, you will meet many people from various walks of life, we welcome applications from all faith/non-faith backgrounds creating a culture of respect, openness, and a commitment to building positive relationships regardless of your faith/non-faith background.

If you are interested in considering and learning more about this Diocesan Surveyor role then please do so by sending your CV to facilities@tpp.co.uk

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.

Karen Moore Consultant

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