We have an exciting opportunity for a surveyor or project manager with a technical background to join us in the delivery of our exciting and high-profile New Homes for Neighbourhoods programme. This focus of this role will on undertaking Clerk of Works inspections on our new build projects and providing technical support to the wider team.
Interview date: w/c 9 November 2020
About the role
Brighton & Hove is a city with an acute ‘housing crisis’, with over 9,000 households on the housing register and a serious shortage of affordable homes. Part of the Council’s response to the housing crisis has been to develop an innovative ‘New Homes for Neighbourhoods’ programme, with an ambition to build at least 500 new council homes. The programme has been successful and has completed 13 new build projects (totalling 239 homes) with more onsite, in planning, or at other stages in the programme pipeline. a
More information about our programme can be found on the council’s website https://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/housing/council-housing/new-homes-neighbourhoods
We are looking for a highly motivated person with a surveyor/technical background and experience of undertaking Clerk of Works type inspections to join our dynamic team. You will play a key role in ensuring the homes we build are to a high quality and developing our technical standards. This will include undertaking regular inspections as project progress and providing reports to the project team. You will also be responsible for managing some projects from inception to completion and will work with colleagues across the council, our partners and a range of key stakeholders in the city.
Please see the attached person specification and job description. If this sounds like the kind of challenge that would be of interest to you.
Additional benefits for this post include 26 days annual leave (increasing to 29 days after 5 years Local Government service), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as valuable training opportunities for continuing professional development.
Further information about this role, including a detailed list of responsibilities and person criteria, can be viewed in the Job Description and Person Specification below. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact : Sam Smith (below)
For enquiries regarding this vacancy please contact
Sam Smith firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 07827233569
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Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.