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Property Surveyor

Property Surveyor

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Build Recruitment

This role is covering the Durham and Darlington areas.

Salary is £38,101.65 plus £5,800 car allowance

37.5 hours per week,  Monday to Friday 

Housing Association 

Why Join the Property Delivery Team?

We are diverse team of over 100 colleagues delivering resident focused property solutions. We operate through a team of 50 surveyors each with a defined group of locations and each surveyor is responsible for between 30 and 40 locations.

This is an exciting time to join us as we conclude procurement of 15-year, £1.7bn contracts. The 8 new contracts will provide a transformational approach to how we deliver services to our residents.. To equip the organisation with the skills and capacity to realise the benefits of these contracts we are recruiting to various new roles!

The Role

As a Surveyor, you will play a crucial role in leading and managing the delivery of property investment, service and inspection, and repairs services to a designated portfolio of properties (approximately 20-40 locations).  

Working closely with housing or care operations teams, you will ensure the timely delivery of services, good maintenance of properties, and that you meet property strategy targets.  

Your responsibilities will include identifying and correcting building defects, managing project delivery, analysing property performance, identifying cost savings, and ensuring compliance with contractual obligations. 

You will: 

  • Work with operational colleagues and residents to ensure homes are safe secure, and well maintained. 
  • Lead and manage the delivery of property investment, service, and inspection, and repairs services to the designated portfolio of properties. 
  • Undertake regular inspections of the property condition. 
  • Ensure necessary repairs and planned works are delivered in the most cost-effective manner. 
  • Assess properties to review future investment and repair planning. 

About you 

It would be great if you had:

  • HND / HNC or equivalent in Building or Construction (essential)
  • Working towards MRICS or MCIOB status (desirable)
  • A minimum 3 years experience of managing property activities in housing.
  • Proven experience working within social housing maintenance and planned investment sector, Contractor Side and/or client side.
  • Ability to interpret operational data to inform service delivery planning within the property portfolio.
  • Experience of building pathology within a housing environment.

You will also: 

  • Build trust, openness, honesty, collaboration, and support across teams. 
  • Demonstrate excellent planning and stakeholder management capabilities. 
  • Provide a Learning and Development plan for self-growth. 
  • Work well under pressure and remain resilient. 
  • Possess strong interpersonal and networking skills. 
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels. 

If you are passionate about the property industry and eager to join a dynamic team, we want to hear from you. 

A rewarding environment

From health and happiness to finance and your career, we’ll give you all the support you need.

Health & happiness

  • Gym, fitness and wellbeing discounts
  • Mental health support
  • Flexible working options
  • Access to online GP appointments


  • Pension plan – contribute between 4% and 8% and we’ll match it or better
  • Quick and easy pension transfer service
  • Savings and financial advice, loans, free life assurance
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, phones, technology and more


  • Ongoing personal and professional development programme
  • Leadership Pathways online learning resources
  • Career progression and promotion opportunities

Please apply or get int touch: 

Build Recruitment Limited acts as an Employment Business for the supply of temporary workers and an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Build Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

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